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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28210184/surgical-treatment-of-a-rare-case-of-bilateral-ptosis-due-to-localized-ocular-amyloidosis
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Gianluca Scuderi, Solmaz Abdolrahimzadeh, Antonietta Troccola, Marco Mazzocchi, Santi Maria Recupero
We describe a rare case of a 31-year old woman with bilateral ptosis due to localized amyloidosis. She referred a nine-year history of ptosis and surgical treatment with frontalis suspension three years previously. Following complete ophthalmological examination and evaluation of the ptosis we carried out tarsal and fornix biopsy, which revealed accumulation of a weakly eosinophilic amyloid positive substance. We performed surgical correction using the levator aponeurosis-Müller's muscle complex re-adaptation technique and amyloid substance debulking in all the palpebral layers in the left eye...
July 2016: Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology: Official Journal of the Saudi Ophthalmological Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28187143/the-relation-between-exercise-and-glaucoma-in-a-south-korean-population-based-sample
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Shuai-Chun Lin, Sophia Y Wang, Louis R Pasquale, Kuldev Singh, Shan C Lin
PURPOSE: To investigate the association between exercise and glaucoma in a South Korean population-based sample. DESIGN: Population-based, cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 11,246 subjects, 40 years and older who underwent health care assessment as part of the 2008-2011 Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. METHODS: Variables regarding the duration (total minutes per week), frequency (days per week), and intensity of exercise (vigorous, moderate exercise and walking) as well as glaucoma prevalence were ascertained for 11,246 survey participants...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28050326/use-of-botulinum-neurotoxin-in-ophthalmology
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Emel Başar, Ceyhun Arıcı
Botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) is the first biological toxin used in the treatment of ophthalmic diseases and to decrease skin wrinkles as an aesthetic agent. When used appropriately, it weakens the force of muscular contraction and/or inhibits glandular secretion. The most common areas for botulinum toxin treatment are the upper face, including the glabella, forehead, brows, and lateral canthal lines, or crow's feet. By relaxing the muscles causing wrinkles, non-permanent results may be achieved with its use...
December 2016: Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28031220/pathological-ponto-cerebello-thalamo-cortical-activations-in-primary-orthostatic-tremor-during-lying-and-stance
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Florian Schöberl, Katharina Feil, Guoming Xiong, Peter Bartenstein, Christian la Fougére, Klaus Jahn, Thomas Brandt, Michael Strupp, Marianne Dieterich, Andreas Zwergal
Primary orthostatic tremor is a rare neurological disease characterized mainly by a high frequency tremor of the legs while standing. The aim of this study was to identify the common core structures of the oscillatory circuit in orthostatic tremor and how it is modulated by changes of body position. Ten patients with orthostatic tremor and 10 healthy age-matched control subjects underwent a standardized neurological and neuro-ophthalmological examination including electromyographic and posturographic recordings...
January 2017: Brain: a Journal of Neurology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28018670/inferior-oblique-weakening-and-abnormal-head-position-controlled-myotomy-versus-recession
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R Migliorini, R Malagola, A M Comberiati, L Arrico
Purpose. Randomized controlled trial aimed at comparing surgical outcomes in a group of patients suffering from hyperfunction of the inferior oblique (IO) muscle with abnormal head position (AHP). The surgical techniques being compared are Recession and (thread) Controlled Myotomy. Materials and Methods. The group of 20 patients suffering from medium-high hyperfunction of the IO was assessed through an ophthalmological and orthoptic examination. 10 patients underwent traditional Recession (Group  A) and 10 were treated with Controlled Myotomy (Group  B)...
2016: Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28012595/orbital-autoimmune-inflammatory-disorders-protein-regional-variability-might-explain-specific-lesion-location
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Margo S Clarke, Alexandre Plouznikoff, Jean Deschenes
In ophthalmology, inflammatory diseases target different highly specific regions within the small confine of the orbit. Some entities even prefer a particular location or depth within the same tissue (ex. anterior, intermediate or posterior uveitides, chorioretinitides with unique topographic presentations). Though the location of a lesion strongly influences and helps us in our differential diagnosis, we still don't understand why specific anatomic sites are susceptible to a disease while other areas are spared...
January 2017: Medical Hypotheses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28005778/alternative-treatment-for-blow-in-fracture-of-lateral-orbital-wall-removal-of-the-fractured-fragment
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Jinyong Cho, Jaeyoung Ryu
Blow-in fracture of the zygomaticomaxillary complex that was displaced into the orbital cavity could be associated with ophthalmologic injuries, ranging from visual acuity to ocular motility limitation. Appropriate reduction and realignment of the fractured bone is necessary as early as possible for recovery of function and esthetics. However, limitation of accessibility and visibility makes it difficult for delicate surgery and increases the risk of damage of adjacent anatomic structures, such as optic nerve and extraocular muscles...
November 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28005760/can-a-specific-computed-tomography-based-assessment-predict-the-ophthalmological-outcome-in-pure-orbital-floor-blowout-fractures
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Stéphane Bruneau, Raoul De Haller, Delphine S Courvoisier, Paolo Scolozzi
The aim of this study was to determine the predictive value of a specific computed tomography (CT)-based assessment for the final functional ophthalmological outcome in pure orbital floor blowout fractures. Data of 34 consecutive patients with pure blowout fractures who had undergone a period of at least 6 months of medical and ophthalmological follow-up were analyzed. The following 3 CT scan-based parameters were included: area ratio of the fractured orbital floor (RF), maximum height of periorbital tissue herniation (MH), and a 4-grade muscular subscore (MSS) describing the inferior rectus muscle displacement relative to the orbital floor level...
November 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27787462/comparing-hypertropia-in-upgaze-and-downgaze-distinguishes-congenital-from-acquired-fourth-nerve-palsies
#9
Yair Ivanir, Jonathan D Trobe
BACKGROUND: Isolated fourth nerve palsies are commonly caused by decompensation of a congenitally dysfunctional superior oblique muscle ("decompensated congenital palsies"). Distinguishing such palsies at initial presentation from palsies caused by presumed microvascular ischemia ("ischemic palsies") has value for patient reassurance and in forestalling ancillary testing. Abnormally large vertical fusional amplitudes traditionally have been used to identify decompensated congenital palsies, but that may not be a reliable distinguishing feature...
October 25, 2016: Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology: the Official Journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27764847/-pediatric-ophthalmology-and-eye-muscle-surgery
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J Esser
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October 2016: Klinische Monatsblätter Für Augenheilkunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27755402/alternative-treatment-for-blow-in-fracture-of-lateral-orbital-wall-removal-of-the-fractured-fragment
#11
Jinyong Cho, Jaeyoung Ryu
Blow-in fracture of the zygomaticomaxillary complex that was displaced into the orbital cavity could be associated with ophthalmologic injuries, ranging from visual acuity to ocular motility limitation. Appropriate reduction and realignment of the fractured bone is necessary as early as possible for recovery of function and esthetics. However, limitation of accessibility and visibility makes it difficult for delicate surgery and increases the risk of damage of adjacent anatomic structures, such as optic nerve and extraocular muscles...
October 14, 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27755401/can-a-specific-computed-tomography-based-assessment-predict-the-ophthalmological-outcome-in-pure-orbital-floor-blowout-fractures
#12
Stéphane Bruneau, Raoul De Haller, Delphine S Courvoisier, Paolo Scolozzi
The aim of this study was to determine the predictive value of a specific computed tomography (CT)-based assessment for the final functional ophthalmological outcome in pure orbital floor blowout fractures. Data of 34 consecutive patients with pure blowout fractures who had undergone a period of at least 6 months of medical and ophthalmological follow-up were analyzed. The following 3 CT scan-based parameters were included: area ratio of the fractured orbital floor (RF), maximum height of periorbital tissue herniation (MH), and a 4-grade muscular subscore (MSS) describing the inferior rectus muscle displacement relative to the orbital floor level...
October 14, 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27733873/dental-occlusion-and-ophthalmology-a-literature-review
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Nicola Marchili, Eleonora Ortu, Davide Pietropaoli, Ruggero Cattaneo, Annalisa Monaco
Stomatognathic system is strictly correlated to other anatomical regions; many studies investigated relationship between temporomandibular joint and posture, several articles describe cranio-facial pain from dental causes, such as trigger points. Until now less interest has been given to connections between dental occlusion and ophthalmology, even if they are important and involving. Clinical experience in dental practice claims that mandibular latero-deviation is connected both to eye dominance and to defects of ocular convergence...
2016: Open Dentistry Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27721788/equatorial-staphyloma-associated-with-neurofibromatosis-type-1
#14
Yoshiaki Shimada, Masayuki Horiguchi
We report a case of a 38-year-old man who presented with a recently self-detected lump under his left eyebrow. Previous ophthalmological history was unremarkable except for unilateral high myopia (left eye) since childhood. The appearance of the left eye was seemingly normal; however, with the top lid pulled up on downward gaze, a dark brown bulge emerged. The bulge was 10 × 7 mm and approximately 4 mm in height, and was covered by the extended superior rectus muscle. The diagnosis of equatorial staphyloma was made after coronal T1-weighted magnetic resonance imaging of the orbit revealed the dilatation of the vitreous cavity...
May 2016: Case Reports in Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27702621/relationships-between-anthropometric-measurements-and-intraocular-pressure-the-korea-national-health-and-nutrition-examination-survey
#15
Hyun Tae Kim, Joon Mo Kim, Jung Hoon Kim, Jae Hyuck Lee, Mi Yeon Lee, Jae Yeun Lee, Yu Sam Won, Ki Ho Park, Hyun Seok Kwon
PURPOSE: To evaluate the relationship between intraocular pressure (IOP) and various anthropometric measures. DESIGN: A population-based cross-sectional study. METHODS: A total of 5008 participants, 2080 men and 2928 women ≥19 years of age were included from the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey V database, focusing on the years 2010 and 2011. We selected IOP in the right eye of a normal healthy population as the outcome variable of our study...
January 2017: American Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27560850/exophthalmos-diplopia-and-bilateral-eyelid-edema-symptoms-of-ocular-mastocytosis
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Arnaud Payerols, Eric Frouin, Aurélie Schiffmann, Nicolas Menjot de Champfleur, Danielle Canioni, Olivia Chandesris, Valérie Costes, Max Villain, Frédéric Mura
PURPOSE: Mastocytosis is characterized by clonal mast cell proliferation with accumulation within various organs and uncontrolled activation with excessive mast cell mediator release. Ocular manifestations have rarely been published. We describe a 63-year-old man with bilateral exophthalmos that led to the diagnosis of systemic mastocytosis. CASE REPORT: A patient presented with bilateral eyelid edema with exophthalmos associated with binocular diplopia. Ophthalmologic examination showed bilateral axial, symmetrical, and painless exophthalmos with eyelid edema, and limitation in elevation of the right eye...
August 24, 2016: Optometry and Vision Science: Official Publication of the American Academy of Optometry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27530668/predictive-factors-for-residual-diplopia-after-surgical-repair-in-pediatric-patients-with-orbital-blowout-fracture
#17
Yun Su, Qin Shen, Ming Lin, Xianqun Fan
PURPOSE: This study aimed to evaluate the clinical prognosis of diplopia and identify factors that are potentially predictive of residual diplopia postoperatively in pediatric patients with orbital blowout fracture. MATERIAL AND METHODS: This was a retrospective study of clinical data from 135 children and adolescents less than 18 years of age who were diagnosed with orbital blowout fractures between January 2008 and June 2014 in the Department of Ophthalmology...
September 2016: Journal of Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27367798/essential-infantile-esotropia-postoperative-sensory-outcomes-of-strabismus-surgery
#18
Adriano Magli, Roberta Carelli, Francesca Esposito, Dario Bruzzese
BACKGROUND: The optimum age for Essential Infantile Esotropia surgery is a controversial subject. Sensory status was evaluated in patients who underwent surgery at different ages in a retrospective study. The setting of the study is the ophthalmology department of a teaching hospital. METHODS: Different clinical characters were analyzed pre- and postoperatively; nine different surgeries were performed. A total of 188 patients presented valid postoperative sensorial data, divided in two groups: surgery at ≤2 years (n=69) or >2 years (n=119)...
July 1, 2016: Seminars in Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27352171/abducens-nerve-in-patients-with-type-3-duane-s-retraction-syndrome
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Hee Kyung Yang, Jae Hyoung Kim, Jeong-Min Hwang
BACKGROUND: We have previously reported that the presence of the abducens nerve was variable in patients with type 3 Duane's retraction syndrome (DRS), being present in 2 of 5 eyes (40%) and absent in 3 (60%) on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The previous study included only 5 eyes with unilateral DRS type 3. OBJECTIVES: To supplement existing scarce pathologic information by evaluating the presence of the abducens nerve using high resolution thin-section MRI system in a larger number of patients with DRS type 3, thus to provide further insight into the pathogenesis of DRS...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27317499/extraocular-muscle-dysinnervation-disorder-resembling-duane-retraction-syndrome-in-a-9-month-old-french-bulldog
#20
Lorenzo Mari, Benjamin T Blacklock, Renata Stavinohova, Luisa De Risio
A 9-month-old French Bulldog was presented with a chronic history of lateral strabismus and intermittent third eyelid protrusion in the left eye. The neuro-ophthalmological examination revealed mild ptosis of the left upper eyelid, mild lateral strabismus, and external ophthalmoparesis of the left eye. Retraction and ventral deviation of the left eye globe with protrusion of the third eyelid and elevation of the upper eyelid were elicited on attempted voluntary adduction of the left eye. Hematology, serum biochemistry, serology for infectious diseases, magnetic resonance of the head, and cerebrospinal fluid analysis did not reveal significant abnormalities...
June 18, 2016: Veterinary Ophthalmology
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