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The authors report a retrospective study of 16 eyes that underwent standard or accelerated collagen cross-linking treatment for progressive keratoconus preceded by same day transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy and inferior intracorneal ring segment, observing no signi
To compare the effects of accelerated corneal collagen cross-linking (ACXL) and corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) on ex vivo-cultured limbal epithelial cells (LECs).
Day 14 cultured LECs were either unexposed (control) or exposed to different intensities of ultraviolet-A (
To study human corneal endothelial cells (HCECs) cultured in vitro with human serum (HS) supplemented media (HS-SM) compared with HCEC cultured in fetal bovine serum (FBS) supplemented media (FBS-SM).
One cornea from a donor aged 21 years and a pair of corneas from a 16 year
To study changes in the opening angle of the optic nerve and the angle of the ocular orbit with increasing age in normal Japanese children.
We studied 147 normal children (aged 6 months to 18 years) who had undergone CT as a diagnostic procedure. Measurements were performed on axial
To evaluate outcomes of ab interno trabeculectomy (AIT) with the trabectome following failed trabeculectomy.
Prospective study of AITs and phaco-AITs after a failed trabeculectomy. The indication for AIT was intraocular pressure (IOP) above target on maximally tolerated therapy, and for
Previous studies have demonstrated a small but significant transient increase in intraocular pressure (IOP) in individuals wearing certain types of swimming goggles. These findings suggested that wearing goggles could represent a significant risk factor for developing and/or worsenin
To compare the success rates of probing versus bicanalicular silastic intubation as the primary treatment for congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CNLDO) in children ≥1 year old.
Prospective, randomised, comparison.
Participants were randomised to undergo probing
Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is a severe, life-threatening mucocutaneous disorder that frequently involves the ocular surface. This study aims to investigate the natural history and resolution of acute ocular involvement in patients with TEN admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU).
Stereopsis is believed to be advantageous for surgical tasks that require precise hand-eye coordination. We investigated the effects of short-term and long-term absence of stereopsis on motor task performance in three-dimensional (3D) and two-dimensional (2D) viewing conditions.
Collateral damage to upper eyelid margin during proton beam radiotherapy (PBR) for choroidal melanoma may cause squamous metaplasia of the tarsal conjunctiva with keratinisation, corneal irritation, discomfort and, rarely, corneal perforation.
We evaluated transpalpebral PBR as a means of
To evaluate the effectiveness of topical bromfenac during treatment with intravitreal injections of bevacizumab (IVB) in eyes with macular oedema (ME) secondary to branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO).
Prospective interventional case–control study. 48 eyes of 44 patients wit
Real-life anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) therapy use in patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (wAMD) was assessed in a retrospective, observational study in Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, UK and Venezuela.
To evaluate the efficacy and safety of sequential therapy with ranibizumab followed by dexamethasone intravitreal implant compared with dexamethasone monotherapy for macular oedema (MO) secondary to retinal vein occlusion (RVO).
In this retrospective interventional study, the medica
To investigate the risk of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) following retinal artery occlusion (RAO).
The study cohort included all patients diagnosed with RAO between January 1999 and December 2008 (n=688) in the Taiwan Longitudinal Health Insurance Database 2000. The control group includ
To evaluate the full thickness macular hole (FTMH) closure rate in patients positioning non-supine (NSP) compared with patients positioning face-down (FDP).
We retrospectively reviewed two FTMH case series—postoperative positioning was FDP and NSP, respectively. All eyes were pseudophak
To characterise uveitis in association with multiple sclerosis (MS).
We conducted a retrospective chart review of patients with uveitis and MS at two uveitis centres (Portland, Oregon, USA and Heidelberg, Germany). Baseline characteristics and ophthalmic data were collected at the p
To evaluate the outcomes of treating deep recalcitrant fungal keratitis with intrastromal voriconazole injection.
Twenty-five patients with culture proven fungal keratitis, not responding to a combination of topical 5% natamycin and 1% voriconazole were treated with intrastromal voricon
To first describe in vivo confocal microscopic (IVCM) corneal findings in severe dry eye syndrome due to ocular chronic graft versus host disease (cGvHD) after allogeneic stem cell transplantation.
IVCM of the central cornea was performed in 12 prospectively recruited patients with sev
To assess Pentacam (Oculus, Wetzlar, Germany) Scheimpflug quantitative images in evaluating lens density and providing objective measurements to suggest optimal time of cataract surgery in the field of health examination.
Two hundred and twenty-nine eyes with age-related cataract we
To compare the results of same day transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy (t-PTK) and single inferior intracorneal ring segment (ICRS) combined with standard versus accelerated corneal collagen crosslinking (CXL) for keratoconus.
All consecutive progressive keratoconus eyes that u
To assess over a 36-month period functional results of the modified INTRACOR femtosecond laser-based intrastromal procedure to treat presbyopia.
20 eyes of 20 presbyopic patients with mild hyperopia were included. The INTRACOR procedure with a modified pattern (six concentri
Diffuse subretinal fibrosis uveitis (DUS) syndrome is a rare form of granulomatous multifocal choroiditis (MFC) characterised by enlarging areas of subretinal fibrosis (SRF) which coalesce with subsequent macular involvement and visual loss. First described by Palestine, DUS carries a poor visual prmai mult British Journal of Ophthalmology current issue
To assess the efficacy and safety of oral azithromycin compared with oral doxycycline in patients with meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) who had failed to respond to prior conservative management.
110 patients (>12 years old) with MGD were randomly assigned to receive either
The present population-based study was undertaken to estimate the prevalence, determinants and causes of corneal morbidity and blindness in a rural North Indian population.
Population-based study in India with 12 899 participants of all ages.
Participants were recruited fr
To assess the clinical outcomes following the use of toric implantable collamer lenses (toric ICL, STAAR Surgical) for the correction of high myopic astigmatism with keratoconus.
This retrospective study evaluated 21 eyes of 11 patients with spherical equivalents of –9.70±2.33 D (mean±S
To quantify the gain in visual acuity and serious side effects of ranibizumab, bevacizumab and aflibercept in age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
There is an ongoing debate about the optimal treatment of AMD with these three antivascular endothelial growth factor (anti-
To assess the trends in microbiological organisms identified from corneal scrapings from patients with infectious keratitis at a tertiary care medical centre in South India.
We reviewed the records of the microbiology laboratory at Aravind Eye Hospital in Madurai, India, from 2002
To evaluate the clinical outcomes of Descemet's membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) in the treatment of patients with Fuchs’ endothelial dystrophy.
This prospective study involved 16 consecutive patients who had DMEK done and who were evaluated over a year. Measurements included be
Hajari JN, Kyhnel A, Bech-Azeddine J, et al. Progression of foveola-on rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Br J Ophthalmol 2014;98:1534–1538. In figure 3 it is indicated in the first column that 1 percent of cases progress. This is wrong. It should state that 4 percent progress. The column wrongfully in
Determine the prevalence and severity of diabetic retinopathy (DR) and risk factors in a large community based screening programme, in order to accurately estimate the future burden of this specific and debilitating complication of diabetes.
A cross-sectional analysis of 91 393 persons