Mama June weight loss surgery could help eyesight

Researchers from the University of Melbourne, Australia, studied weight loss and how it impacts eyesight. Mama June Shannon has childhood cataracts that may have been due to her weight.
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Yinglei Zhang, Yu Du, Yongxiang Jiang, Xiangjia Zhu, Yi Lu
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Authors: Chen Z, Song F, Sun L, Zhao C, Gao N, Liu P, Ge H Abstract Introduction: Here we intended to investigate the changes in corneal endothelial cells and foveal thickness after phacoemulsification surgery on the eyes of diabetic and non-diabetic cataract patients. Material and methods: A total of 120 cataract patients who were scheduled for phacoemulsification surgery and intraocular lens implantation were recruited and divided into 2 categories according to the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus. Changes in integrity, endothelial cell density (ECD), coefficient of variation (CV), percentage of hexagonal cells...
Source: Archives of Medical Science - Category: General Medicine Tags: Arch Med Sci Source Type: research
Conditions:   Glaucoma;   Ocular Hypertension Intervention:   Sponsors:   Wills Eye;   Allergan;   ASCRS Foundation (American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery) Enrolling by invitation
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Conclusion: To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of ocular cystinosis involving strictly the epithelial layer of the cornea that has been imaged by AS-OCT.Ocul Oncol Pathol
Source: Ocular Oncology and Pathology - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 6 April 2018Source: Journal of Taibah University Medical SciencesAuthor(s): Sylves Patrick, Chan Hui-Tze, Wan Hitam Wan-Hazabbah, Embong Zunaina, Yaakub Azhany, Ahmad Tajudin Liza-SharminiAbstractManagement of inflammation after surgery for recalcitrant anterior uveitis is challenging. Herein, we report successful treatment using intracameral injection of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA) in two patients with recalcitrant anterior uveitis, due to infective uveitis and Vogt–Koyanagi–Harada disease, respectively. A 40-year-old woman presented with bilateral redness...
Source: Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: research
ConclusionAs no significant difference in aqueous humor concentration of selenium was detected between open-angle glaucoma and controls, however, quantile analysis showed differences in quantiles levels for different age ranges in open-angle glaucoma patients, the trace element selenium seemed to be linked to glaucoma disease, yet not in a major role.
Source: Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
Publication date: 2018Source: Respiratory Medicine Case Reports, Volume 24Author(s): Naoki Hosogaya, Kazuhiro Toida, Hiroshi Ishihara, Kiyotaka KugiyamaAbstractA 78 year-old man, who received levofloxacin eye drops as a perioperative prophylactic antibacterial agent for cataract surgery, developed pyrexia and dyspnea, followed by respiratory failure. He was diagnosed as drug-induced lung injury due to levofloxacin, and the symptoms improved after the administration of corticosteroids and discontinuation of levofloxacin eye drops. The incidence of levofloxacin-induced lung injury is rare for its frequent prescription. Moreo...
Source: Respiratory Medicine Case Reports - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
This study included 22 patients, of which 13 were female (59.1%). The mean age was 28.5 years (SD ± 14.5, range 12-78 years) and the follow-up period varied from 1 to 163 months (mean 64 months). The mean baseline best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) was 2.0 logMAR (SD ± 1.0). A total of 31 surgeries were performed, and the retina was reattached in 15 patients (68.2%) immediately after the firs t surgery and in 20 patients (90.9%) at a later point. The mean postoperative BCVA improved to 1.3 logMAR (SD ± 0.9) (p
Source: Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research
This study examines the case of a 77-year-old patient who developed bilateral Pseudomonas aeruginosa endophthalmitis following bilateral simultaneous cataract surgery. Immediate bilateral vitrectomy and intravitreal antibiotics injection were performed. Ultimately, both eyes were eviscerated due to pain refractory to treatment and no light perception.RESUMO A cirurgia bilateral simult ânea de catarata ganhou popularidade entre cirurgiões oftalmológicos em muitos países. Este estudo examina o caso de um paciente de 77 anos que desenvolveu endoftalmite bilateral por Pseudomonas aeruginosa apó...
Source: Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research
ABSTRACT Patients undergoing cataract surgery are generally elderly, and many take drugs with systemic effects. The surgeon must be aware of the risks of continuing or discontinuing such medications perioperatively. Antiplatelet drugs and anticoagulants, prescribed to reduce the incidence of thromboembolic events, are often used in this population. This paper aims to review the perioperative use of antiplatelet and anticoagulant drugs in the setting of cataract surgery. Topical or intracameral anesthesia is preferred over anesthesia injected with needles. Aspirin can be safely continued in patients undergoing cataract surg...
Source: Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research
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