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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28345572/late-dislocation-of-in-the-bag-intraocular-lenses-in-uveitic-eyes-an-analysis-of-management-and-complications
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Sudha K Ganesh, Parveen Sen, Hitesh R Sharma
AIM: An analysis of late in-the-bag dislocation of intraocular lenses (IOL), in uveitic eyes. SETTING: Referral uveitis clinic. DESIGN: Retrospective case series. MATERIALS AND METHODS: All case records of eyes with chronic uveitis that had phacoemulsification with IOL implantation, at a referral uveitis clinic between February 1997 and January 2015 were retrieved and analyzed. Only those eyes with no documented intraoperative complication and no predisposing risks to IOL dislocation, such as pseudoexfoliation, high myopia, trauma, and prior VR surgery were included in this study...
February 2017: Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28300736/the-melaka-hospital-cataract-complications-study-analysis-of-12-992-eyes
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Thanigasalam Thevi, Zin Maizura, Adinegara Lutfi Abas
INTRODUCTION: As in all surgeries, complications during cataract surgery are unavoidable and cause distress to the surgeon and the patient. This study was conducted to know the factors contributing to complications in our settings, to be able to counsel patients about complications and outcomes and to reduce litigations. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The secondary data analysis was conducted using the National Eye Database from 2007 to 2014. Demographic features, ocular comorbidities, technique of surgery, grade of surgeons, types of intraoperative complications, and reasons for not obtaining good visual acuity following intraoperative complications were studied...
January 2017: Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28299500/mthfr-and-mthfd1-gene-polymorphisms-are-not-associated-with-pseudoexfoliation-syndrome-in-south-indian-population
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Prakadeeswari Gopalakrishnan, Aravind Haripriya, Periasamy Sundaresan
PURPOSE: Pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PEX) is a late onset disorder of extracellular matrix turnover, associated systemically with cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease. To evaluate the suggested association of polymorphisms of homocysteine metabolism genes MTHFR (rs1801131, rs1801133) and MTHFD1 (rs8006686) with PEX. METHODS: A case-control association study was undertaken, comprising a total of 1472 individuals including 860 unrelated PEX cases and 612 ethnic-matched cataract controls (CC)...
March 15, 2017: International Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28292773/the-malaysian-cataract-surgery-registry-risk-indicators-for-posterior-capsular-rupture
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Mohamad Aziz Salowi, Fiona L M Chew, Tassha Hilda Adnan, Mariam Ismail, Pik-Pin Goh
AIM: To identify the risk indicators for posterior capsular rupture (PCR) in the Malaysian Cataract Surgery Registry (CSR). METHODS: Data from the web-based CSR were collected for cataract surgery performed from 2008 to 2013. Data was contributed by 36 Malaysian Ministry of Health public hospitals. Information on patient's age, ethnicity, cause of cataract, ocular and systemic comorbidity, type of cataract surgery performed, local anaesthesia and surgeon's status was noted...
March 14, 2017: British Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28278318/association-of-pseudoexfoliation-with-systemic-vascular-diseases-in-a-south-indian-population
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Ashok Vardhan S, Aravind Haripriya, Banushree Ratukondla, Pradeep Ramulu, Chandrasekaran Shivakumar, Manas Nath, Prabhu Vijayaraghavan, Alan L Robin
Importance: Ocular pseudoexfoliation (PEX) syndrome may be associated with systemic vascular diseases, which might suggest a broader health significance of PEX, although previous reports are conflicting. Objective: To determine whether prespecified vascular risk factors and cardiac abnormalities are more common among patients with PEX than among control individuals without PEX. Design, Setting, and Participants: This cross-sectional analysis of patients recruited into the Aravind Pseudoexfoliation study included South Indian patients older than 40 years with or without PEX who required cataract surgery...
March 9, 2017: JAMA Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28273987/visual-outcome-of-phacoemulsification-versus-small-incision-cataract-surgery-in-pseudoexfoliation-syndrome-a-pilot-study
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Anmol Ulhas Naik, Shveta Bhimashankar Gadewar
INTRODUCTION: Available data has highlighted the efficacy of both Phacoemulsification (PHACO) and Small Incision Cataract Surgery (SICS) in the presence of Pseudoexfoliation (PEX) syndrome. In developing countries, both are commonly performed procedures for cataract extraction. But, no direct comparison between these two procedures is available in the setting of PEX syndrome. With this lacuna in mind, this pilot study decided to compare the visual outcomes of both these techniques in the setting of PEX syndrome...
January 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28258400/a-review-of-selective-laser-trabeculoplasty-recent-findings-and-current-perspectives
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REVIEW
Yujia Zhou, Ahmad A Aref
Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) has been widely used in the clinical management of glaucoma, both as primary and adjunctive treatment. As new evidence continues to arise, we review the current literature in terms of indications and efficacy, surgical technique, postoperative care, repeatability, and complications of this therapy. SLT has been shown to be effective in various glaucomas, including primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), normal-tension glaucoma (NTG), steroid-induced glaucoma, pseudoexfoliation glaucoma (PXFG), and primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG), as well as other glaucoma subtypes...
March 3, 2017: Ophthalmology and Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28243830/stage-of-visual-field-loss-and-age-at-diagnosis-in-1988-patients-with-different-glaucomas-implications-for-glaucoma-screening-and-driving-ability
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Gwendolyn Gramer, Eugen Gramer
PURPOSE: To compare stage of visual field loss (VFL) and age at diagnosis between patients with different types of glaucoma with regard to glaucoma screening and driving ability. METHODS: In a cross-sectional study of 1988 consecutive patients with different types of glaucoma VFL at diagnosis and age at diagnosis were assessed. Patients with binocular advanced or severe VFL were classified unable, patients with no VFL in one eye and VFL I-V (Aulhorn classification) in the other eye able, all other constellations questionably able to drive...
February 27, 2017: International Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28237157/modified-goniotomy-as-an-alternative-to-trabectome-in-primary-open-angle-glaucoma-and-pseudoexfoliation-glaucoma-1-year-results
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Milena Pahlitzsch, Johannes Gonnermann, Anna-Karina B Maier, Eckart Bertelmann, Matthias K J Klamann, Carl Erb
OBJECTIVE: To assess the outcome of modified goniotomy and trabeculotomy ab interno (Trabectome) surgery in adult primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and pseudoexfoliation (PEX) glaucoma. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort outcome study. PARTICIPANTS: Two hundred and thirty-six eyes of 236 patients. METHODS: This cohort outcome study included 68 POAG (mean age: 65.7 ± 16.0 years) and 22 PEX glaucoma patients (mean age: 78...
February 2017: Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. Journal Canadien D'ophtalmologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28237151/outcomes-after-cataract-surgery-in-eyes-with-pseudoexfoliation-results-from-the-veterans-affairs-ophthalmic-surgery-outcomes-data-project
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Angela Turalba, Tulay Cakiner-Egilmez, Abhishek R Payal, Luis A Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Amy S Chomsky, David E Vollman, Elizabeth F Baze, Mary G Lawrence, Mary K Daly
OBJECTIVE: To compare clinical outcomes of cataract surgery in eyes with and without pseudoexfoliation (PXF). DESIGN: Retrospective deidentified data analysis. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 123 PXF and 4776 non-PXF eyes of patients who underwent cataract surgery. METHODS: We compared data on visual acuity, Visual Function Questionnaire (VFQ)-based quality of life, and complications in PXF and non-PXF eyes from the Veterans Affairs (VA) Ophthalmic Surgery Outcomes Data Project across 5 VA medical centres...
February 2017: Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. Journal Canadien D'ophtalmologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28182171/early-clinical-features-of-pseudoexfoliation-syndrome-in-anterior-segment-and-gonioscopy-examination
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Sirel Gür Güngör, Atilla Bayer, Ahmet Akman, Leyla Asena
OBJECTIVES: To determine the early signs of pseudoexfoliation (PEX) in fellow eyes of cases with unilateral PEX. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fellow eyes of 34 cases with unilateral PEX were evaluated by slit-lamp and gonioscopy. Findings associated with PEX were recorded. RESULTS: Mean age was 67.8±8.1 years (range 55-86 years). Twenty-five patients (73.5%) had pigmentation in the inferior angle and 23 patients (67.6%) had Sampaolesi's line located on the inferior angle in fellow eyes...
January 2017: Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28182090/deep-sclerectomy-with-nonabsorbable-implant-t-flux-in-patients-with-pseudoexfoliation-glaucoma
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Pavel Studeny, Alina-Dana Baxant, Jana Vranova, Pavel Kuchynka, Jitka Pokorna
Purpose. To evaluate the effectiveness of deep sclerectomy with T-flux implant (DS T-flux) in patients with pseudoexfoliation glaucoma (PExG). Methods. 20 eyes of 18 patients with medically uncontrolled PExG have undergone DS T-flux implantation. Postoperatively we evaluated the IOP values and the frequency of complications. The minimum follow-up time was 12 months (20 eyes) and the maximum 24 months (10 eyes). Results. The mean preoperative IOP was 36.8 ± 8.7 mmHg. The IOP significantly decreased throughout all postoperative periods (P < 0...
2017: Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28169924/retrograde-maculopathy-in-patients-with-glaucoma
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Jacqueline Brazerol, Milko E Iliev, René Höhn, Stephan Fränkl, Hilary Grabe, Mathias Abegg
PURPOSE: Macular optical coherence tomography (OCT) analysis can be used for quantitative measures of optic nerve atrophy at a location far from the optic nerve head. This recently led to the finding of microcystic macular edema (MME), that is vacuolar inclusions in the macular inner nuclear layer, in some glaucoma patients. The involvement of individual retinal layers is yet unclear in glaucoma. In this study we systematically investigated glaucoma-induced changes in macular layers to evaluate whether glaucoma-associated damage extends beyond the macular ganglion cell layer...
February 6, 2017: Journal of Glaucoma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28169922/choroidal-vessel-diameters-in-pseudoexfoliation-and-pseudoexfoliation-glaucoma-analyzed-using-spectral-domain-optical-coherence-tomography
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Soshian Sarrafpour, Mehreen Adhi, Jason Y Zhang, Jay S Duker, Chandrasekharan Krishnan
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY: The purpose of the study was to analyze choroidal vessel diameters in pseudoexfoliation (PXF) and pseudoexfoliation glaucoma (PXFG) using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fifty patients (100 eyes) with PXF and PXFG who underwent high-definition 1-line raster SD-OCT imaging at New England Eye Center, Boston, were retrospectively identified and divided into unilateral PXFG (26 patients, 52 eyes), unilateral PXF (4 patients, 8 eyes), bilateral PXFG (4 patients, 8 eyes), and bilateral PXF (16 patients, 32 eyes)...
February 6, 2017: Journal of Glaucoma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28149789/prevalence-of-pseudoexfoliation-syndrome-and-its-association-with-ocular-and-systemic-diseases-in-eskisehir-turkey
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Nilgun Yildirim, Erdogan Yasar, Huseyin Gursoy, Ertugrul Colak
AIM: To investigate the prevalence of pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PEX) and its associations with ocular and systemic diseases in a population sample aged over 40y. METHODS: A total of 2356 subjects were randomly chosen for the sample population based on the database of the Turkish Statistical Agency in Eskisehir. Of the invited 2356 subjects, 2017 subjects participated, out of which 2009 were eligible for the study. Systemic diseases, drug use, smoking and body mass index were assessed using questionnaires...
2017: International Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28149154/pseudoexfoliation-material-accumulation-on-intraocular-lens-after-cataract-surgery
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İlknur Akyol Salman
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2016: Eurasian Journal of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28147404/-one-year-experience-with-quality-control-of-cataract-surgery-using-an-internet-based-eurequo-database
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J Stürmer, M Scherrer, P B Henrich, S Sägesser
Purpose Quality control is particularly important in invasive medicine. As cataract surgery is the most frequently performed and most successful ophthalmic surgery, quality control should become mandatory. Patients and Methods Retrospective analysis of all cataract procedures performed in a 12 months period (01. 07. 2014 - 30. 06. 2015) at our hospital, using an internet-based EUREQOU database. This database is easy to use and allows local results to be compared with all participants in Switzerland and elsewhere in Europe...
February 1, 2017: Klinische Monatsblätter Für Augenheilkunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28142165/-influence-of-luxury-foodstuffs-on-glaucoma
#18
K K Huber-van der Velden
The term "luxury foodstuffs" refers to foods which are not consumed because of their nutritional value. Classic modern luxury foodstuffs are alcohol, caffeine-containing drinks, cocoa, sugar and tobacco. The following review article examines some of these modern luxury foodstuffs in detail, as well as their influence on glaucoma. Thus, small quantities of alcohol lower high intraocular pressure and have a positive influence on the blood circulation of the optic nerve. In addition, red wine polyphenols exert vasoprotective effects...
February 2017: Klinische Monatsblätter Für Augenheilkunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28142162/dark-adaptation-in-patients-with-primary-open-angle-glaucoma-pseudoexfoliation-glaucoma-and-childhood-glaucoma
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G D Panos, M M Moschos, N Kozeis, R R Deshmukh, K Mansouri, T Shaarawy, Z Gatzioufas
Purpose To investigate the state of dark adaptation and macular blood flow in different forms of glaucoma. Methods Eighteen eyes of 18 patients with primary open-angle glaucoma, 14 eyes of 14 patients with pseudoexfoliation glaucoma, and 10 eyes of 10 patients with childhood glaucoma (CG) were examined by means of dark adaptometry, scanning-laser retinal flowmetry, and retinal tomography. Results All glaucomatous eyes had comparable optic disc excavation (one-way ANOVA, p = 0.138). Eyes with CG had significantly lower best-corrected visual acuity than the other groups (Tukey, all p < 0...
January 31, 2017: Klinische Monatsblätter Für Augenheilkunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28058149/surgical-indications-and-clinical-results-of-patients-with-exchanged-intraocular-lenses-in-a-tertiary-eye-hospital
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Sevim Kavuncu, Aslıhan Esra Omay, Mehmet Hakan Tırhış, Pelin Yılmazbaş
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the demographics, surgical indications and clinical results of patients with repositioned or explanted intraocular lens (IOL) in a tertiary referral eye hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Forty-eight eyes of 48 patients that underwent surgery to exchange or reposition the IOL at Ulucanlar Eye Training and Research Hospital between 2009 and 2013 were included in the study. Medical records of patients were evaluated for surgical indications, time elapsed since initial operation, preoperative and postoperative best corrected distance visual acuity and the presence of ocular disease...
August 2016: Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology
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