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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28885673/reproducibility-and-normal-values-of-static-pupil-diameters
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Simon Schröder, Ekaterina Chashchina, Edgar Janunts, Alan Cayless, Achim Langenbucher
PURPOSE: To provide additional information on normal values of static pupil diameter measurements for binocular infrared pupillometry with PupilX, a commercial pupillometer, and assess the reproducibility of this device's measurements. METHODS: The pupil diameters from 91 study participants with normal eyes with an average age of 39.7 years (SD 16.4 years) were measured with PupilX under scotopic (0 lx), mesopic (1 lx), and photopic (16 lx) illumination. To assess the repeatability of the device, each measurement was repeated 5 times...
September 8, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28885672/a-comparative-study-of-the-visual-outcomes-between-a-new-trifocal-and-an-extended-depth-of-focus-intraocular-lens
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Ramón Ruiz-Mesa, Antonio Abengózar-Vela, María Ruiz-Santos
PURPOSE: To evaluate and compare the visual outcomes and ocular optical performance of the PanOptix trifocal intraocular lens (IOL) and Symfony extended range of vision IOL. METHODS: Sixty-eight eyes of 34 patients were divided into 2 groups: 20 patients with the PanOptix IOL and 14 patients with the Symfony IOL. Binocular uncorrected distance visual acuity, best-corrected distance visual acuity (BCDVA), distance-corrected intermediate visual acuity (DCIVA) at 80 and 60 cm, and distance-corrected near visual acuity (DCNVA) at 40 cm were evaluated...
September 8, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28885670/novel-abca4-mutation-leads-to-loss-of-a-conserved-c-terminal-motif-implications-for-predicting-pathogenicity-based-on-genetic-testing
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Nutsuchar Wangtiraumnuay, Jenina Capasso, Mai Tsukikawa, Alex Levin, Esther Biswas-Fiss
PURPOSE: Mutations in the ABCA4 gene result in a broad spectrum of severe retinal degeneration, including Stargardt macular dystrophy, fundus flavimaculatus, autosomal recessive retinitis pigmentosa, and cone-rod dystrophy. In addition to the detection of well-characterized mutations, genetic testing frequently yields novel variants of unknown significance. The purpose of this report is to describe an approach to aid in the assessment of genetic variants of unknown significance. CASE REPORT: We report an 11-year-old girl with Stargardt disease harboring novel compound heterozygous deletions of ABCA4 (c...
September 8, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28885668/the-role-of-intraoperative-optical-coherence-tomography-in-pediatric-hyphema-a-case-report
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Michele Coppola, Maria Vittoria Cicinelli, Alessadro Rabiolo, Giuseppe Querques, Francesco Bandello
PURPOSE: Intraoperative optical coherence tomography (iOCT) is a valuable tool during vitreoretinal surgery, helping the decision-making process. It is particularly useful in pediatric cases to evaluate the macular anatomy intraoperatively, avoiding further potentially dangerous surgery in children. The aim of this report is to describe the role of integrated iOCT in the management of traumatic hyphema in a pediatric patient. CASE REPORT: A 5-year-old girl was referred to our department with a history of recent domestic trauma in her right eye...
September 8, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28885674/the-outcome-of-transscleral-cyclophotocoagulation-for-the-management-of-acute-angle-closure
#5
Patrick J Chiam, Velota C T Sung
PURPOSE: To investigate the outcome of transscleral cyclophotocoagulation (TCP) in the treatment of acute angle closure (AAC) refractory to medical treatment. METHODS: This is a retrospective interventional case series. The inclusion criteria include patients diagnosed with AAC who had TCP. Pre-TCP and post-TCP intraocular pressure (IOP), visual acuity, and AAC treatment were analyzed. The complications and the results of subsequent treatments including lens extraction if performed were also assessed...
September 7, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28885671/the-effect-of-strabismus-surgery-on-choroidal-thickness
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Kamil Inan, Leyla Niyaz
PURPOSE: To determine the effects of strabismus surgery on choroidal thickness. METHODS: This was a prospective randomized study. The measurements of subfoveal and macular choroidal thickness of patients who underwent strabismus surgery were obtained by enhanced depth imaging optic coherence tomography. The patients were grouped as patients who had 1 horizontal muscle surgery (group 1), 1 oblique muscle surgery (group 2), 2 horizontal muscle surgeries (group 3), or 1 horizontal and 1 oblique muscle surgery (group 4)...
September 7, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28885669/long-term-intraocular-pressure-after-combined-trabeculotomy-trabeculectomy-in-glaucoma-associated-with-sturge-weber-syndrome
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Devindra Sood, Aanchal Rathore, Ishaana Sood, Dinesh Kumar, Narender N Sood
PURPOSE: Vision loss in Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS), a rare congenital disorder, is primarily due to glaucoma. METHODS: We reviewed the data of all consecutive SWS-associated glaucoma cases in patients who had undergone combined trabeculotomy-trabeculectomy (CTT) at a tertiary glaucoma facility between January 1993 and December 2015. We analyzed the preoperative and postoperative intraocular pressure (IOP), corneal clarity, visual acuity, success rate, need for repeat surgery, and number of topical antiglaucoma medications needed at last follow-up...
September 7, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28885667/variations-in-retinal-nerve-fiber-layer-measurements-on-optical-coherence-tomography-after-implantation-of-trifocal-intraocular-lens
#8
Javier García-Bella, José M Martínez de la Casa, Paula Talavero González, José I Fernández-Vigo Escribano, Laura Valcarce Rial, Julián García-Feijóo
PURPOSE: To establish the changes produced after implantation of a trifocal intraocular lens (IOL) on retinal nerve fiber layer measurements performed with Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography (OCT). METHODS: This prospective study included 100 eyes of 50 patients with bilateral cataract in surgical range, no other associated ocular involvement, refractive errors between +5 and -5 spherical diopters, and less than 1.5 D of corneal astigmatism. The eyes were operated by phacoemulsification with implantation of 2 different trifocal IOLs (FineVision and AT LISA tri 839MP) in randomized equal groups...
September 5, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28858371/43rd-annual-meeting-of-the-european-paediatric-ophthalmological-society-epos-31-august-2-september-2017-oxford-uk
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August 29, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28862736/long-term-results-of-pars-plana-vitrectomy-as-an-anti-inflammatory-therapy-of-pediatric-intermediate-uveitis-resistant-to-standard-medical-treatment
#10
Denisa Darsová, Pavel Pochop, Jana Štěpánková, Dagmar Dotřelová
PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy of pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) as an anti-inflammatory therapy in pediatric recurrent intermediate uveitis. METHODS: A retrospective study evaluated the long-term results of PPV indicated for intermediate uveitis with a mean observation period of 10.3 years (range 7-15.6 years) in 6 children (mean age 8 years, range 6-12 years). Pars plana vitrectomy was performed on 10 eyes in the standard manner and was initiated by vitreous sampling for laboratory examination...
August 17, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28862735/author-s-reply-to-comments-to-real-world-outcomes-of-anti-vegf-treatment-for-retinal-vein-occlusion-in-portugal
#11
Sara Vaz-Pereira, Inês P Marques, Rita Flores
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 11, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28862734/utility-of-bruch-membrane-opening-based-optic-nerve-head-parameters-in-myopic-subjects
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Marina Sastre-Ibañez, Jose M Martinez-de-la-Casa, Gema Rebolleda, Pilar Cifuentes-Canorea, Maria Nieves-Moreno, Laura Morales-Fernandez, Federico Saenz-Frances, Julian Garcia-Feijoo
PURPOSE: To evaluate whether the new rim analysis software with spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) shows advantages over the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness in patients with moderate myopia. METHODS: In this prospective cross-sectional study, we studied 65 healthy subjects, 37 with spherical refractive errors in the range of -3 to -6 D (moderate, G1) and 28 with less than -3 D (low/non-myopic, G0). All patients were examined with Heidelberg Spectralis SD-OCT, including Glaucoma Premium Module Edition (GPME) software...
August 11, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28799637/facilitating-the-analysis-of-the-multifocal-electroretinogram-using-the-free-software-environment-r
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Richard Bergholz, Mirjam Rossel, Ralf M Dutescu, Klaas P Vöge, Daniel J Salchow
PURPOSE: The large amount of data rendered by the multifocal electroretinogram (mfERG) can be analyzed and visualized in various ways. The evaluation and comparison of more than one examination is time-consuming and prone to create errors. Using the free software environment R we developed a solution to average the data of multiple examinations and to allow a comparison of different patient groups. METHODS: Data of single mfERG recordings as exported in .csv format from a RETIport 21 system (version 7/03, Roland Consult) or manually compiled ...
August 7, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28777389/comments-to-real-world-outcomes-of-anti-vegf-treatment-for-retinal-vein-occlusion-in-portugal
#14
Dan Călugăru, Mihai Călugăru
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28777388/choroidal-neovascularization-in-multifocal-choroiditis-after-dabrafenib-and-trametinib
#15
Giorgia C Albertini, Eleonora Corbelli, Maurizio Battaglia Parodi, Francesco Bandello
PURPOSE: To describe a case of bilateral choroidal neovascularization (CNV) in multifocal choroiditis (MFC) associated with dabrafenib and trametinib chemotherapy for metastatic melanoma. CASE: We present a case of a 57-year-old man with MFC who underwent combination therapy with dabrafenib plus trametinib for metastatic melanoma. The patient presented to our ophthalmology department complaining of bilateral vision loss of 2 days' duration. He underwent multimodal imaging showing a MFC reactivation complicated by bilateral CNV...
August 2, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28777387/increased-levels-of-circulating-cd34-cells-in-neovascular-age-related-macular-degeneration-relation-with-clinical-and-oct-features
#16
Caner Kara, Pınar Ç Özdal, Emrullah Beyazyıldız, Nurgül E Özcan, Mehmet Y Teke, Gülden Vural, Faruk Öztürk
PURPOSE: To investigate the levels of circulating CD34+ stem cells in patients with neovascular type age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and its relation with clinical and optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings. METHODS: The study consisted of 55 patients: 28 patients (18 male and 10 female) with neovascular type AMD as a study group and 27 patients (12 male and 15 female) scheduled for cataract surgery as a control group. The level of CD34+ stem cells was measured by flow cytometry...
August 2, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28777386/effect-of-mannitol-on-globe-and-orbital-volumes-in-humans
#17
Adam C Weber, Alexander D Blandford, Bryan R Costin, Julian D Perry
PURPOSE: To determine the effect of intravenous mannitol on globe and orbital volumes. METHODS: Retrospective chart review of a consecutive series of Cleveland Clinic Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit patients who underwent computed tomographic imaging before and after intravenous mannitol administration. Volume measurements were performed according to a previously described technique by averaging axial image areas. Measurements before and after mannitol administration were compared using paired t-test...
August 2, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28777385/efficacy-of-eyedrops-containing-cross-linked-hyaluronic-acid-and-coenzyme-q10-in-treating-patients-with-mild-to-moderate-dry-eye
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Elisa I Postorino, Laura Rania, Emanuela Aragona, Carmen Mannucci, Angela Alibrandi, Gioacchino Calapai, Domenico Puzzolo, Pasquale Aragona
PURPOSE: Dry eye disease (DED) is a common condition causing substantial burden. A randomized, controlled, single-masked study was performed in 40 patients with mild to moderate DED to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a collyrium based on crosslinked hyaluronic acid (XLHA) with coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). METHODS: Enrolled subjects were divided into 2 groups: group A, treated with XLHA + CoQ10; and group B, treated with hyaluronic acid (HA). Eyedrops were administered 4 times daily for 3 months...
August 2, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28777384/changes-in-anterior-ocular-structures-and-macula-following-deep-sclerectomy-with-collagen-implant
#19
Sakari M A Suominen, Mika P Harju, Asta M E Hautamäki, Eija T Vesti
PURPOSE: To determine the effect of intraocular pressure (IOP) lowering with deep sclerectomy (DS) on visual acuity, macular structures, and anterior ocular dimensions during the early postoperative period. METHODS: We prospectively analyzed 35 eyes of 35 patients scheduled for DS. Our focus with the measurements was on early postoperative changes in anterior ocular and macular structures related to IOP lowering during the first month after DS. In addition to a clinical ophthalmologic examination, our measurements included corneal topography, measurement of ocular dimensions with optical biometry, and examination of macular structure with optical coherence tomography...
August 2, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28731494/subthreshold-micropulse-laser-reduces-anti-vegf-injection-burden-in-patients-with-diabetic-macular-edema
#20
Elad Moisseiev, Sam Abbassi, Sumeer Thinda, Joseph Yoon, Glenn Yiu, Lawrence S Morse
PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy of micropulse laser in the early treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) and its associated burden of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) injections. METHODS: This retrospective comparative study compared a group of 19 eyes with DME treated with micropulse laser to a matched control group of 19 eyes with DME treated with ranibizumab injections without micropulse laser. Recorded parameters included previous medical and ocular history, previous and subsequent ranibizumab injections administered for DME, visual acuity (VA), central macular thickness throughout the follow-up period, and the occurrence of any complications...
July 20, 2017: European Journal of Ophthalmology
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