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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27915382/high-intensity-focused-ultrasound-treatment-in-patients-with-refractory-glaucoma
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Giuseppe Giannaccare, A Vagge, C Gizzi, A Bagnis, S Sebastiani, C Del Noce, M Fresina, C E Traverso, E C Campos
PURPOSE: To assess the safety and efficacy of ultrasound coagulation of the ciliary body in refractory glaucoma. METHODS: This prospective multicenter interventional study was conducted in two Italian university-affiliated glaucoma centers: St. Orsola-Malpighi Teaching Hospital (Bologna, Italy) and University Eye Clinic of Genoa (Genoa, Italy). The main inclusion criterion was the diagnosis of glaucoma with a baseline intraocular pressure (IOP) ≥ 21 mmHg while on maximum topical and systemic medical hypotensive treatment...
December 3, 2016: Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27907042/role-of-platelet-parameters-on-neovascular-glaucoma-a-retrospective-case-control-study-in-china
#2
Shengjie Li, Wenjun Cao, Xinghuai Sun
PURPOSE: Retinal vein occlusion (RVO) and diabetic retinopathy (DR) are two major sight-threatening diseases which may lead to neovascular glaucoma (NVG). The aim of this study was to explore the association between platelet parameters and NVG. METHODS: A total of 185 subjects were enrolled for the study from January, 2012 to December, 2015 at the Eye-ENT Hospital of Fudan University. Patients include those with NVG secondary to RVO (RVO group, n = 38), patients with NVG secondary to DR (DR group, n = 47), diabetics mellitus without retinopathy (DM group, n = 52), and healthy individuals (control group, n = 48)...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27905335/incidence-of-short-term-complications-and-associated-factors-after-primary-trabeculectomy-in-chiang-mai-university-hospital
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Thidarat Leeungurasatien, Preeyanuch Khunsongkiet, Kassara Pathanapitoon, Damrong Wiwatwongwana
BACKGROUND: To determine the incidence of early postoperative complications and associated factors after primary trabeculectomy in Thai glaucoma patients. DESIGN: This was a retrospective observational study performed in Chiang Mai University Hospital. PARTICIPANTS: One hundred and eighteen glaucoma patients participated in the study. METHODS: All glaucoma patients underwent primary trabeculectomy with mitomycin C (MMC) using fornix-based conjunctival flap technique between December 2011 and May 2013...
October 2016: Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27898441/epidemiology-of-myopia
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Pei-Chang Wu, Hsiu-Mei Huang, Hun-Ju Yu, Po-Chiung Fang, Chueh-Tan Chen
Myopia is not a simple refractive error, but an eyesight-threatening disease. There is a high prevalence of myopia, 80% to 90%, in young adults in East Asia; myopia has become the leading cause of blindness in this area. As the myopic population increases globally, the severity of its impact is predicted. Approximately one fifth of the myopic population has high myopia (≥-6 diopters), which results in irreversible vision loss such as retinal detachment, choroidal neovascularization, cataracts, glaucoma, and macular atrophy...
November 2016: Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27895936/neovascular-glaucoma-a-review
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REVIEW
Gustavo B Rodrigues, Ricardo Y Abe, Camila Zangalli, Savio L Sodre, Flavia A Donini, Danilo C Costa, Andre Leite, Joao P Felix, Marcelo Torigoe, Alberto Diniz-Filho, Homero Gusmão de Almeida
Neovascular glaucoma (NVG) is a secondary glaucoma generally associated with poor visual prognosis. The development of new vessels over the iris and the iridocorneal angle can obstruct aqueous humor outflow and lead to increased intraocular pressure. The underlying pathogenesis in most cases is posterior segment ischemia, which is most commonly secondary to proliferative diabetic retinopathy or central vein retinal occlusion. The neovascularization process in the eye is driven by the events that alter the homeostatic balance between pro-angiogenic factors, such as the vascular endothelial growth factor and anti-angiogenic factors, such as the pigment-epithelium-derived factor...
2016: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27884546/-results-of-trabeculectomy-with-anti-vgef-therapy-in-the-treatment-of-neovascular-glaucoma-secondary-to-retinal-vein-occlusion-report-of-21%C3%A2-cases-followed-at-bukavu-eye-clinic-from-january-1%C3%A2-to-december-31th-2015
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T B Kabesha, D Kabesha, V Maloba, C Mwamba, B Chenge, A Mukalay
PURPOSE: To evaluate the results of anti-VGEF with trabeculectomy in the treatment of neovascular glaucoma, a severe complication of retinal vein occlusion (RVO). PATIENTS AND METHODS: This is a prospective case series of consecutive patients with neovascular glaucoma secondary to retinal vein occlusion. All patients underwent panretinal photocoagulation and a mean of 3 anti-VEGF injections prior to trabeculectomy. Ophthalmic parameters were recorded pre- and postoperatively: visual acuity (VA), intraocular pressure (IOP), iris examination, gonioscopy and fundus examination, and as necessary, fluorescein angiography...
November 21, 2016: Journal Français D'ophtalmologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27844100/-secondary-diseases-in-high-myopia
#7
F Ziemssen, W Lagrèze, B Voykov
BACKGROUND: Eyes with high myopia (axial length ≥ 26.5 mm) do not just have a different size. Due to morphological and structural changes there is a considerably increased risk for many different secondary diseases. OBJECTIVE: Determination of the incidence and mortality in high myopia, discussion of effects and clinical signs, presentation of treatment recommendations and counselling. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A systematic search of the literature was carried out and a discussion on basic principles and epidemiological investigations is presented...
November 14, 2016: Der Ophthalmologe: Zeitschrift der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27815455/the-correction-of-aphakia-using-anterior-chamber-intraocular-lens
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REVIEW
Marilita M Moschos, Eirini Nitoda
Senile cataract is the leading cause of severe vision loss and blindness worldwide, affecting approximately 20 million people. Anterior chamber intraocular lens (AC IOLs) remain a surgical option for visual rehabilitation required after surgical extraction of the cataract lens. Relevant publications in the PUBMED database were searched for articles regarding the types, visual outcomes and the complications followed the surgical implantation of AC IOLs. AC IOLs, which can be iris- (iris-claw) or angle-supported, increase visual acuity in most patients...
November 2016: In Vivo
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27806001/ocular-hypertension-after-intravitreal-dexamethasone-ozurdex-sustained-release-implant
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Eric K Chin, David R P Almeida, Gabriel Velez, Kunyong Xu, Maria Peraire, Maria Corbella, Yasser M Elshatory, Young H Kwon, Karen M Gehrs, H Culver Boldt, Elliott H Sohn, Stephen R Russell, James C Folk, Vinit B Mahajan
PURPOSE: To evaluate ocular hypertension (OHT) after Ozurdex injection to determine the incidence of OHT, therapy for OHT, and any associative factors such as diagnosis, underlying glaucoma and therapy, or sequential Ozurdex injection(s). METHODS: Retrospective consecutive case series with patients receiving one or more intravitreal Ozurdex implantations at a tertiary care academic center. Ocular hypertension was defined as a single measurement of ≥30 mmHg or an increase of ≥10 mmHg from baseline...
November 1, 2016: Retina
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27794575/level-of-vascular-endothelial-growth-factor-in-the-vitreous-fluid-of-proliferative-diabetic-retinopathy-patients-and-prognosis-after-vitrectomy
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Yukihiko Suzuki, Kaori Suzuki, Takashi Kudo, Tomomi Metoki, Mitsuru Nakazawa
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between the intravitreal vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) level and prognosis of proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR). METHODS: The study involved 136 eyes of 114 PDR patients who underwent an initial vitrectomy between 2006 and 2008. Intravitreal VEGF levels were determined using Bio-Plex® (Bio-Rad), with levels of 5,000 pg/mL or more classified as high-VEGF (45 eyes) and levels lower than 5,000 pg/mL as low-VEGF (91 eyes)...
2016: Ophthalmologica. Journal International D'ophtalmologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27792048/primary-gliosarcoma-of-the-optic-nerve-a-unique-adult-optic-pathway-glioma
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Patrick J Cimino, Yevgeniy V Sychev, Luis F Gonzalez-Cuyar, Raghu C Mudumbai, C Dirk Keene
A 90-year-old woman presented with 1-year history of right-sided progressive proptosis, neovascular glaucoma, blindness, and worsening ocular pain. No funduscopic examination was possible because of a corneal opacity. Head CT scan without contrast demonstrated a heterogeneous 4.1 cm (anterior-posterior) by 1.7 cm (transverse) cylindrical mass arising in the right optic nerve and extending from the retrobulbar globe to the optic canal. She underwent palliative enucleation with subtotal resection of the orbital optic nerve and tumor...
October 11, 2016: Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27789936/management-of-noninfectious-posterior-uveitis-with-intravitreal-drug-therapy
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REVIEW
Hui Yi Tan, Aniruddha Agarwal, Cecilia S Lee, Jay Chhablani, Vishali Gupta, Manoj Khatri, Jayabalan Nirmal, Carlos Pavesio, Rupesh Agrawal
Uveitis is an important cause of vision loss worldwide due to its sight-threatening complications, especially cystoid macular edema, as well as choroidal neovascularization, macular ischemia, cataract, and glaucoma. Systemic corticosteroids are the mainstay of therapy for noninfectious posterior uveitis; however, various systemic side effects can occur. Intravitreal medication achieves a therapeutic level in the vitreous while minimizing systemic complications and is thus used as an exciting alternative. Corticosteroids, antivascular endothelial growth factors, immunomodulators such as methotrexate and sirolimus, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are currently available for intravitreal therapy...
2016: Clinical Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27787452/rhegmatogenous-retinal-detachment-after-intraarterial-chemotherapy-for-retinoblastoma-the-2016-founders-award-lecture
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Carol L Shields, Emil A T Say, Maria Pefkianaki, Carl D Regillo, Emi H Caywood, Pascal M Jabbour, Jerry A Shields
PURPOSE: To evaluate rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) in eyes with retinoblastoma after intraarterial chemotherapy (IAC). DESIGN: Retrospective case series. METHODS: Chart review. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE: Development of RRD in the IAC era. RESULTS: Of 167 eyes in 157 consecutive patients, mean patient age at diagnosis of retinoblastoma was 19 months. Intraarterial chemotherapy was primary (75/167, 45%) or secondary (92/167, 55%)...
October 26, 2016: Retina
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27747118/combined-scleral-flap-with-donor-scleral-patch-graft-for-anterior-tube-placement-in-glaucoma-drainage-device-surgery
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Jea H Yu, Chuck Nguyen, Esmeralda Gallemore, Ron P Gallemore
Purpose. To report a new technique for anterior placement of tubes for glaucoma drainage devices to reduce the risk of tube erosions. Methods. Retrospective review of select cases of Ahmed Valve surgery combined with the novel method of a limbal-based scleral flap covered by a scleral patch graft to cover the tube at the entrance through the limbus. Intraoperative and postoperative illustrations are shown to highlight the method of tube placement. Results. In this retrospective case series, 3 patients are presented illustrating the technique...
2016: Case Reports in Ophthalmological Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27729755/incidence-and-clinical-features-of-neovascularization-of-the-iris-following-acute-central-retinal-artery-occlusion
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Young Ho Jung, Seong Joon Ahn, Jeong-Ho Hong, Kyu Hyung Park, Moon-Ku Han, Cheolkyu Jung, Se Joon Woo
PURPOSE: To investigate the incidence of neovascularization of the iris (NVI) and clinical features of patients with NVI following acute central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO). METHODS: A retrospective review of 214 consecutive CRAO patients who visited one tertiary hospital between January 2009 and January 2015 was conducted. In total, 110 patients were eligible for this study after excluding patients with arteritic CRAO, a lack of follow-up, iatrogenic CRAO secondary to cosmetic filler injection, or NVI detected before CRAO attack...
October 2016: Korean Journal of Ophthalmology: KJO
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27661986/trabeculectomy-combined-with-collagen-matrix-implant-ologen
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Claudio I Perez, Felipe Mellado, Alex Jones, Ricardo Colvin
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY: The purpose of the study was to report and evaluate outcomes of trabeculectomy with use of a subconjunctival biodegradable collagen matrix implant. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Retrospective review of trabeculectomy with Ologen implant of 65 eyes of 58 patients by the same surgeon from October, 2011 to October, 2014. Exclusion criteria were <6 months of follow-up after surgery, and uveitic or neovascular glaucoma. Demographic characteristics of the study population, visual acuity, intraocular pressure (IOP), glaucoma medications, bleb characteristics, and early and late postoperative complications were recorded...
September 21, 2016: Journal of Glaucoma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27613631/early-onset-of-ocular-neovascularization-after-hyperbaric-oxygen-therapy-in-a-patient-with-central-retinal-artery-occlusion
#17
Peter H Tang, Kevin Engel, David Wilkin Parke
Central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is an infarction to the retina that results in acute, frequently severe vision loss. Long-term complications such as ocular neovascularization (ONV) can occur and result in neovascular glaucoma and vitreous hemorrhage. Recent studies have explored acute hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy as a promising treatment for CRAO to improve long-term vision potential; however, its effects on CRAO complications have not been well characterized. This study was conducted to better characterize the effects of HBO therapy on complications from CRAO...
September 9, 2016: Ophthalmology and Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27603345/the-relationship-of-bleb-morphology-and-the-outcome-of-needle-revision-with-5-fluorouracil-in-failing-filtering-bleb
#18
Yung-Sung Lee, Shiu-Chen Wu, Hsiao-Jung Tseng, Wei-Chi Wu, Shirley H L Chang
To investigate the risk factors for failure of needling revision with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and to identify the correlation of outcomes of needling revision and the morphological features of dysfunctional filtration blebs using Moorfields bleb grading system.This retrospective, nonrandomized, comparative case-control study included 41 consecutive patients (41 eyes) who underwent 5-FU needling revision for failed or failing filtration blebs between July 2012 and August 2014 in Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, a referral center in Taiwan...
September 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27598822/phacoemulsification-with-intraocular-lens-implantation-in-pediatric-uveitis-a-retrospective-study
#19
Sudha K Ganesh, Saurabh Mistry
PURPOSE: To analyze the outcome of phacoemulsification with primary posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL) implantation without primary posterior capsulorhexis in older children with uveitis. METHODS: Retrospective study of children with uveitis who underwent phacoemulsification with IOL implantation between January 2006 and May 2014. RESULTS: Twenty-one eyes of 16 children were included. Mean age at cataract surgery was 10.9 years. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis was associated in 37...
September 6, 2016: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27579175/prognostic-factor-analysis-of-intraocular-pressure-with-neovascular-glaucoma
#20
Satoko Nakano, Takako Nakamuro, Katsuhiko Yokoyama, Kunihiro Kiyosaki, Toshiaki Kubota
Purpose. To perform multivariate analysis for identifying independent predictors of elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) with neovascular glaucoma (NVG), including antivascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) intravitreal injections. Methods. We retrospectively reviewed 142 NVG patients (181 eyes) with ischemic retinal diseases [proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) in 134 eyes, retinal vein occlusion (RVO) in 29, and ocular ischemic syndrome in 18]. We analyzed age, gender, initial/final LogMAR VA, initial/final IOP, extent of iris and/or angle neovascularization, treatments, preexisting complications, concurrent medications, and follow-up duration...
2016: Journal of Ophthalmology
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