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By Tripzet Zettrip Ophthalmologist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25447112/optical-density-ratio-in-the-subretinal-fluid-differentiating-chronic-central-serous-chorioretinopathy-and-polypodial-choroidal-vasculopathy
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Jiwon Baek, Young-Hoon Park
PURPOSE: To investigate the differences in the optical density ratios between chronic central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) and polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) obtained from subretinal fluid (SRF) analyses to identify the diagnostic role of optical density ratios. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. METHODS: Patients with acute CSC (n = 36), chronic CSC (n = 38), and PCV (n = 32) were included in the study. Spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD OCT) images of SRF were analyzed...
February 2015: American Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25326519/autologous-blood-versus-fibrin-glue-for-conjunctival-autograft-adherence-in-sutureless-pterygium-surgery-a-randomised-controlled-trial
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Abraham Kurian, Iodine Reghunadhan, K G R Nair
AIMS: To assess the efficacy of securing conjunctival autograft (CAG) without glue or sutures, using the patient's own blood at the surgical site, and to compare it with the current accepted standard of using fibrin glue for graft adherence, in pterygium surgery. METHODS: A single-centre, prospective, randomised controlled trial was carried out in 200 eyes of patients with primary pterygia who were advised pterygium excision with CAG. Enrolled participants were assigned to Group I or II by randomisation...
April 2015: British Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25385061/comparison-of-ketorolac-0-4-and-nepafenac-0-1-for-the-prevention-of-cystoid-macular-oedema-after-phacoemulsification-prospective-placebo-controlled-randomised-study
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Patrick Frensel Tzelikis, Monike Vieira, Wilson Takashi Hida, Antonio Francisco Motta, Celso Takashi Nakano, Eliane Mayumi Nakano, Milton Ruiz Alves
PURPOSE: To compare the anti-inflammatory efficacy of ketorolac of tromethamine 0.4% and nepafenac 0.1% eye drops for prophylaxis of cystoid macular oedema (CME) after small-incision cataract extraction. METHODS: Patients were assigned randomly to three groups. Group 1 patients received a topical artificial tear substitute (placebo); group 2 received ketorolac tromethamine 0.4% (Acular LS, Allergan) and group 3 received nepafenac 0.1% (Nevanac, Alcon). The incidence and severity of CME were evaluated by retinal foveal thickness on optical coherence tomography (OCT) after 1, 4 and 12 weeks...
May 2015: British Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24983790/outcomes-of-cataract-surgery-in-patients-with-uveitis-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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REVIEW
Sonia Mehta, Melody M Linton, John H Kempen
PURPOSE: To critically assess the evidence base regarding outcomes following cataract surgery in uveitic cases. DESIGN: Systematic evidence-based review and meta-analysis. METHODS: A comprehensive search query was performed on MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINHAL, and CENTRAL databases. Relevant publications were identified by reviewing query results and reference list searches. RESULTS: A total of 89 articles met eligibility criteria...
October 2014: American Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25429419/comparative-effectiveness-of-bevacizumab-and-ranibizumab-in-the-comparison-of-age-related-macular-degeneration-treatments-trials
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LETTER
Andrea Messori
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2015: JAMA Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25270273/double-masked-randomized-dose-response-study-of-ar-13324-versus-latanoprost-in-patients-with-elevated-intraocular-pressure
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Jason Bacharach, Harvey B Dubiner, Brian Levy, Casey C Kopczynski, Gary D Novack
OBJECTIVE: AR-13324 is a small-molecule inhibitor of Rho kinase and a norepinephrine transporter. The objective of this 28-day study was to evaluate the ocular hypotensive efficacy and safety of AR-13324 ophthalmic solution compared with a positive control, latanoprost ophthalmic solution, in patients with open-angle glaucoma (OAG) or ocular hypertension (OHT). DESIGN: Double-masked, randomized study in 22 private practice ophthalmology clinics. PARTICIPANTS: Participants were required to be adults with a diagnosis of OAG or OHT with unmedicated intraocular pressure (IOP) in the range of 22 to 36 mmHg...
February 2015: Ophthalmology
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