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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29156465/-pseudophacic-additive-lenses
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Fritz H Hengerer, Ina Conrad-Hengerer
Implantation of artificial intraocular lenses (IOL) after cataract removal today represents the standard of care in the field of anterior segment surgery. In refractive lens exchange cases the natural lens is replaced by an IOL to correct different types of refractive situations. In the majority of the operations the refractive result is satisfying with only few deviations from target refraction.But daily practice reveals some outliers from the intended corrections with the need for further refractive enhancements, respectively...
November 20, 2017: Klinische Monatsblätter Für Augenheilkunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29151681/incidence-and-risk-factors-of-early-onset-glaucoma-following-pediatric-cataract-surgery-in-egyptian-children-one-year-study
#2
Ghada I Gawdat, Maha M Youssef, Nermeen M Bahgat, Dina M Elfayoumi, Mohamed As Eddin
Aim: To study the incidence and risk factors of glaucoma occurring within 1 year following pediatric cataract surgery in Egyptian children. Materials and methods: This is a prospective nonrandomized study conducted at Aburich Children's Hospital, over a period of 1 year on a cohort of Egyptian patients with congenital and infantile cataract. One hundred and fifty eyes of 88 patients were enrolled in this study. All the patients underwent anterior approach removal of lens matter, whereas primary intraocular lens (IOL) implantation was carried at the age of 1 and 2 years for unilateral and bilateral cases respectively...
September 2017: Journal of Current Glaucoma Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29142886/toric-intraocular-lens-for-astigmatism-correction-in-cataract-patients
#3
Hassan Razmjoo, Mohammad Ghoreishi, Azadeh Mohammadi Milasi, Alireza Peyman, Zahra Jafarzadeh, Mohadeseh Mohammadinia, Nasrollahi Kobra
Background: To assess the clinical consequences of AcrySof toric intraocular lens (IOL) and Hoya toric IOL implantation to correct preexisting corneal astigmatism in patients undergoing cataract surgery. Materials and Methods: In this study, we examined 55 eyes of 45 patients with at least 1.00 D corneal astigmatism who were scheduled for cataract surgery. After phacoemulsification, toric IOL was inserted and axis was aligned. We observed the patients, uncorrected distance visual acuity (UDVA), corrected distance visual acuity (CDVA), keratometry, manifest refraction, and IOL axis alignment 6 months after surgery...
2017: Advanced Biomedical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29142760/outcomes-of-primary-endoresection-for-choroidal-melanoma
#4
Andre A C Vidoris, Andre Maia, Marcia Lowen, Melina Morales, Jordan Isenberg, Bruno F Fernandes, Rubens N Belfort
Purpose: To review long time treatment results in patients with small or medium sized choroidal melanoma who underwent surgical tumor endoresection as a primary treatment when plaque radiotherapy was unable and patients declined enucleation. Materials and methods: Patients were evaluated for best corrected visual acuity (BCVA), and underwent biomicroscopy, indirect ophthalmoscopy, retinography and ultrasound as well as the usual systemic workup. Study inclusion required the absence of scleral invasion or metastasis and an anterior margin not exceeding the pars plana or the ciliary body...
2017: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29141385/-clinical-observation-of-visual-quality-after-the-individual-implantation-of-intraocular-lens-guided-by-corneal-q-value
#5
F F Cai, G Y Zheng, H J Wang, L Li, Y Liu
Objective: To describe the feasibility of individual IOL implantation guided by corneal Q value and observe patients postoperative visual quality under different residual spherical aberration. Methods: Prospective study. One hundred and twenty cases (171 eyes)cataract patients in our hospital were selected for the individual implantation of intraocular lens guided by corneal Q value which obtained by Oberscan before operation. Based on spherical aberration calculated by corneal Q value, choose appropriate IOL personalitily to make postoperative whole eye surface aberration +0...
November 11, 2017: [Zhonghua Yan Ke za Zhi] Chinese Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29135946/sensitivity-to-heavy-metal-ions-of-unfolded-fullerene-quantum-dots
#6
Erica Ciotta, Stefano Paoloni, Maria Richetta, Paolo Prosposito, Pietro Tagliatesta, Chiara Lorecchio, Iole Venditti, Ilaria Fratoddi, Stefano Casciardi, Roberto Pizzoferrato
A novel type of graphene-like quantum dots, synthesized by oxidation and cage-opening of C60 buckminsterfullerene, has been studied as a fluorescent and absorptive probe for heavy-metal ions. The lattice structure of such unfolded fullerene quantum dots (UFQDs) is distinct from that of graphene since it includes both carbon hexagons and pentagons. The basic optical properties, however, are similar to those of regular graphene oxide quantum dots. On the other hand, UFQDs behave quite differently in the presence of heavy-metal ions, in that multiple sensitivity to Cu(2+), Pb(2+) and As(III) was observed through comparable quenching of the fluorescent emission and different variations of the transmittance spectrum...
November 14, 2017: Sensors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29131702/postoperative-refractive-errors-following-pediatric-cataract-extraction-with-intraocular-lens-implantation
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Maanasa Indaram, Deborah K VanderVeen
PURPOSE: Advances in surgical techniques allow implantation of intraocular lenses (IOL) with cataract extraction, even in young children. However, there are several challenges unique to the pediatric population that result in greater degrees of postoperative refractive error compared to adults. METHODS: Literature review of the techniques and outcomes of pediatric cataract surgery with IOL implantation. RESULTS: Pediatric cataract surgery is associated with several sources of postoperative refractive error...
November 13, 2017: Seminars in Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29128618/gold-nanoparticles-functionalized-by-rhodamine-b-isothiocyanate-a-new-tool-to-control-plasmonic-effects
#8
Ilaria Fratoddi, Antonella Cartoni, Iole Venditti, Daniele Catone, Patrick O'Keeffe, Alessandra Paladini, Francesco Toschi, Stefano Turchini, Fabio Sciubba, Giovanna Testa, Chiara Battocchio, Laura Carlini, Remo Proietti Zaccaria, Elena Magnano, Igor Pis, Lorenzo Avaldi
Gold nanoparticles with an average diameter of 10 nm, functionalized by the dye molecule rhodamine B isothiocyanate, have been synthesized. The resulting material has been extensively characterized both chemically, to investigate the bonding between the dye molecules and the nanoparticles, and physically, to understand the details of the aggregation induced by interaction between dye molecules on different nanoparticles. The plasmonic response of the system has been further characterized by measurement and theoretical simulation of the static UV-Vis extinction spectra of the aggregates produced following different synthesis procedures...
November 4, 2017: Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29121523/spectroscopic-studies-of-the-silicone-oil-impact-on-the-ophthalmic-hydrogel-based-materials-conducted-in-time-dependent-mode
#9
Kordian Chamerski, Marcin Stopa, Piotr Jelen, Magdalena Lesniak, Maciej Sitarz, Jacek Filipecki
Silicone oil is the one of the artificial materials used in vitreoretinal surgery for retinal detachment treatment. Since the silicone oil is sometimes applied along with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation the direct influence of silicone oil on the artificial implant should be taken into account. Presented study was performed in order to determine the time-dependent impact of silicone oil on hydrogel based ophthalmic materials. Two kinds of IOLs based on hydroxyethyl 2-methacrylate (HEMA) hydrogel material were immersed in silicone oil based on linear poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS)...
October 18, 2017: Spectrochimica Acta. Part A, Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29120720/advanced-cataract-learning-experience-in-united-states-ophthalmology-residency-programs
#10
Adam J Yen, Saras Ramanathan
This study examined resident exposure to and competency in new techniques for cataract removal and intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. A questionnaire was sent to 116 United States ophthalmology program directors and completed by 71. In response to the questionnaire, program directors reported that 95.3% of their graduating seniors were competent to select and implant toric IOLs and 52.3% were competent to implant capsular tension rings (CTRs). Divide and conquer (56.6%) and stop and chop (25.4%) dominated phacoemulsification teaching...
October 2017: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29120719/supercritical-impregnation-and-optical-characterization-of-loaded-foldable-intraocular-lenses-using-supercritical-fluids
#11
Abir Bouledjouidja, Yasmine Masmoudi, Yanfeng Li, Wei He, Elisabeth Badens
PURPOSE: To prepare drug-loaded intraocular lenses (IOLs) used to combine cataract surgery with postoperative complication treatment through supercritical impregnation while preserving their optical properties. SETTING: Aix-Marseille Université, CNRS, Centrale Marseille, Laboratoire de Mécanique, Modélisation & Procédés Propres, Marseille, France, and He University Eye Hospital, Liaoning Province, China. DESIGN: Experimental study. METHODS: Supercritical impregnations of commercial foldable IOLs used in cataract surgery with ciprofloxacin (an antibiotic) and dexamethasone 21-phosphate disodium salt (an antiinflammatory drug) were performed in a noncontinuous mode...
October 2017: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29120714/functional-magnetic-resonance-imaging-to-assess-neuroadaptation-to-multifocal-intraocular-lenses
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Andreia M Rosa, Ângela C Miranda, Miguel M Patrício, Colm McAlinden, Fátima L Silva, Miguel Castelo-Branco, Joaquim N Murta
PURPOSE: To evaluate the use of functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess neuroadaptation to multifocal intraocular lenses (IOLs). SETTING: Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal. DESIGN: Prospective case study. METHODS: Patients with bilateral diffractive IOL implantation after cataract surgery had functional MRI at postoperative intervals of 3 weeks and 6 months. A nonintervention control group was included as proof of concept...
October 2017: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29120255/comparison-of-the-efficacy-of-dexamethasone-nepafenac-and-bromfenac-for-preventing-pseudophakic-cystoid-macular-edema-an-open-label-prospective-randomized-controlled-trial
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Claudio Campa, Giulia Salsini, Paolo Perri
PURPOSE: To evaluate the incidence of pseudophakic cystoid macular edema (PCMO) in patients treated with corticosteroids alone or in combination with bromfenac or nepafenac eyedrops after uneventful cataract surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Prospective, randomized, open-label, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Patients who underwent routine cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implant were randomly divided into three groups receiving either bromfenac or nepafenac in association with dexamethasone or dexamethasone alone (control group) postoperatively...
November 9, 2017: Current Eye Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29118512/multiple-white-dots-on-posterior-capsule
#14
Chidanand Kulkarni
A 38 years old female patient presented with unilateral cataract without known predisposing factors. During cataract extraction, the surgeon noticed multiple white dots scattered over inner surface of the posterior capsule. These dots were of uniform size and shape. They were distributed uniformly and involved all the areas of the posterior capsule and extended up to equator. The surgeon decided to implant IOL and tackle the opacities in a later setup. In spite of the extensive opacities, the patient's Uncorrected Corrected Visual Acuity (UCVA) at six weeks was 6/9, Best Corrected Visual Acuity(BCVA) was 6/6 and near vision with correction was N6...
September 2017: Oman Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29118496/visual-outcome-and-complications-of-various-techniques-of-secondary-intraocular-lens
#15
Santosh Kumar, Satyaprakash Singh, Gyanendra Singh, Nilesh S Rajwade, Sushank A Bhalerao, Vinod Singh
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The purpose of this study was to compare and evaluate the visual outcome and complications of various techniques of secondary intraocular lens (IOL) (i.e., anterior chamber IOL [ACIOL], suture-fixated posterior chamber IOL [PCIOL], and glue-fixated PCIOL). STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING: This was a randomized, prospective, interventional, comparative, clinical trial study. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Patients of either sex having aphakia and lacking posterior capsular support were included in the study, and patients having corneal or scleral pathology, optic atrophy, uncontrolled glaucoma, retinal detachment, and other retinal pathology were excluded from the study...
September 2017: Oman Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29117609/-in-vitro-evaluation-of-the-optical-quality-of-segmental-refractive-multifocal-intraocular-lenses
#16
Timur Mert Yildirim, Gerd Uwe Auffarth, Tamer Tandogan, Stephanie Liebing, Grzegorz Labuz, Chul Young Choi, Ramin Khoramnia
Objectives In customised patient care, it is important to know the optical quality of different intraocular lenses (IOL). In this study, the optical quality of three segmental intraocular lenses were compared. Materials and Methods The LENTIS Comfort LS-313 MF15, LENTIS Mplus X LS-313 MF30 and LENTIS High Add IOL LS-313 MF80 (Oculentis, Berlin, Germany) with a far power of + 21 D were analysed at the optical bench OptiSpheric IOL PRO (Trioptics GmbH, Wedel, Germany). The lenses have almost the same optical design but differ in the power of the near segment...
November 8, 2017: Klinische Monatsblätter Für Augenheilkunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29117414/monovision-lasik-versus-presbyopia-correcting-iols-comparison-of-clinical-and-patient-reported-outcomes
#17
Steven C Schallhorn, David Teenan, Jan A Venter, Julie M Schallhorn, Keith A Hettinger, Stephen J Hannan, Martina Pelouskova
PURPOSE: To compare clinical and quality of life outcomes between patients who underwent monovision LASIK and refractive lens exchange. METHODS: The study comprised 590 patients with refractive lens exchange and 608 patients with monovision LASIK available for 3-month postoperative clinical visits. All patients with refractive lens exchange had a Tecnis Symfony lens (Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., Santa Ana, CA) in at least one eye. Patients were divided into four refractive categories: moderate to high myopia, low myopia, plano presbyopia, and hyperopia...
November 1, 2017: Journal of Refractive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29117412/in-vivo-measurement-of-longitudinal-chromatic-aberration-in-patients-implanted-with-trifocal-diffractive-intraocular-lenses
#18
Maria Vinas, Ana Gonzalez-Ramos, Carlos Dorronsoro, Vyas Akondi, Nuria Garzon, Francisco Poyales, Susana Marcos
PURPOSE: To measure the longitudinal chromatic aberration (LCA) by both psychophysical methods and in vivo double-pass retinal imaging in patients bilaterally implanted with trifocal diffractive intraocular lenses (IOLs). METHODS: Measurements were performed with a polychromatic adaptive optics system provided with a supercontinuum laser, a Hartmann-Shack wavefront sensor, a deformable mirror, a motorized Badal system, a pupil monitoring system, a double-pass retinal imaging channel, and a psychophysical channel with monochromatically illuminated stimuli...
November 1, 2017: Journal of Refractive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29117411/assessing-the-likely-effect-of-posterior-corneal-curvature-on-toric-iol-calculation-for-iols-of-2-50-d-or-greater-cylinder-power
#19
Benjamin R LaHood, Michael Goggin, Adrian Esterman
PURPOSE: To establish whether average refractive overcorrection or undercorrection of corneal astigmatism based on the orientation (rule) of the astigmatism occurs if toric intraocular lenses (IOLs) are calculated on the basis of anterior corneal measurements in eyes requiring toric IOL cylinder power of 2.50 diopters (D) or greater. METHODS: One hundred thirteen consecutive eyes with anterior corneal keratometric astigmatism requiring IOL cylinder power of 2.50 D or greater underwent phacoemulsification with IOL powers calculated using anterior corneal curvature data alone...
November 1, 2017: Journal of Refractive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29107902/ecotoxicological-risk-assessment-for-the-herbicide-glyphosate-to-non-target-aquatic-species-a-case-study-with-the-mussel-mytilus-galloprovincialis
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Valerio Matozzo, Jacopo Fabrello, Luciano Masiero, Federico Ferraccioli, Livio Finos, Paolo Pastore, Iole Maria Di Gangi, Sara Bogialli
Glyphosate (GLY) is one of the most used herbicide worldwide. Considering that information concerning the impact of GLY on bivalves is scarce, in this study we evaluated for the first time the effects of environmentally realistic concentrations of GLY (10, 100 and 1000 μg/L) to the mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis. Mussels were exposed for 7, 14 and 21 days and several biomarkers were measured in haemocytes/haemolymph (total haemocyte counts, haemocyte diameter and volume, haemolymph pH, haemolymph lactate dehydrogenase activity, haemocyte lysate lysozyme and acid phosphatase activities), as well as in gills and digestive gland (antioxidant enzyme and acetylcholinesterase activities)...
November 3, 2017: Environmental Pollution
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