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Haiqing Bai, Xuxia Meng, Dabo Wang, Jing Han
PURPOSE: We investigated the value of occlusion therapy assisted by wearing spectacles or implanting an intraocular lens following surgeries for cataract and vitreoretina in pediatric pa-tients. METHODS: Fifty-one children with ocular trauma, aged from 3 to 12 years, were enrolled in this study, including 39 cases of open global injuries and 12 ocular blunt injuries. The patients underwent a series of surgeries, including suture of the cornea or sclera wound, cataract extraction, vitrectomy, and repair of retinal detachment in some cases...
June 2013: Eye Science
J Carlos Pastor, Itziar Fernández, Jimena Rojas, Rosa Coco, Maria R Sanabria, Enrique Rodríguez-de la Rúa, Diego Sánchez, Carmen Valverde, Anna Sala-Puigdollers
BACKGROUND: Uniform postresidency systems to train medical specialists have not been developed in most European countries. Before developing a framework for such a system, we established the learning and professional profiles of Spanish ophthalmologists dedicated to medical retina and vitreoretina subspecialties. METHODS: After identification of presumed subspecialists by experts from different autonomous regions, a self-administered questionnaire was mailed in 2006...
2011: Clinical Ophthalmology
Hormoz Chams, Seyed Farzad Mohammadi, Alireza Moayyeri
BACKGROUND: Ophthalmology is unique in that its practitioners are exposed to a host of ergonomic (eg, indirect ophthalmoscopy), ergo-ophthalmologic (laser), infectious (adenovirus), and allergic (topical anesthetics) hazards. The purpose of this study is to provide a preliminary occupational health profile of Iranian ophthalmologists. METHODS: A comprehensive list of occupation-related entities was incorporated into a questionnaire, which was distributed among 350 ophthalmologist participants of the Annual Iranian Congress of Ophthalmology (November 2000, Tehran) and was mailed twice to the 1050 nation's registered ophthalmologists...
2004: MedGenMed: Medscape General Medicine
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