Namibia: 150 Have Eyesight Restored
[Namibian] Dozens of elderly people of the //Karas, Hardap and Omaheke regions were all smiles after undergoing free cataract surgery at the Keetmanshoop State Hospital over the last few days.
AbstractPurposeTo compare dry eye symptoms and findings in post cataract surgery eyes ’ with and without preexisting dry eye.Study designProspective, observational case –control study.MethodsSixty-seven eyes that had undergone cataract surgery were included; 48 were classified into group D (preexisting dry eye) and 19 into group N (no preexisting dry eye). No subjects received perioperative treatment for dry eye. We evaluated between-group differences in symptom scores, corrected distance visual acuity (CDVA), tear film breakup time (BUT), tear film breakup pattern (BUP), and ocular surface fluorescein staining...
Publication date: Available online 1 June 2020Source: Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and StrabismusAuthor(s): Vishaal Bhambhwani, Sina Khalili, Nasrin Tehrani, Asim Ali, Kamiar Mireskandari
Condition: Dry Eye Intervention: Drug: Omega 3 Sponsor: Samsung Medical Center Not yet recruiting
The standard approach to treat cataracts is Delayed Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery (DSBCS), during which patients have a separate operation date for each eye. An alternative method of delivery is Immedi...
We present the case of a 2-year-old girl who sustained an injury to her right eye by inadvertent epinephrine injection. Cataract surgery was performed to treat an increasingly opaque lens, and an intraocular lens was implanted. The visual outcome was good, with no retinal damage.
Guest: Eric D. Donnenfeld, M.D. Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology New York University In practice at OCLI Vision Garden City, NY
To analyze the related factors of visual acuity after phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantation in chronic renal failure (CRF) patients.
ConclusionThe stability increases with the vacuum in a nearly linear manner. Vacuum levels higher than 500 mmHg and lower than 350 mmHg are not recommended for FLACS.
To present the largest series to date comparing outcomes and complications of immediate versus delayed sequential bilateral cataract surgery (ISBCS vs DSBCS) in children at a single center over a 10-year period.
CONCLUSION AND IMPORTANCE: We present the second published case worldwide about anterior uveitis secondary to intracameral moxifloxacin, which may rarely cause hypertensive uveitis that may be confused with viral uveitis. This provides evidence on the importance of postoperative follow-up by the surgeon for an early referral and treatment of these cases. PMID: 32469689 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]