Incidence of Cystoid Macular Edema After Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty

Conclusions: Although CME frequently occurred after DMEK, no CME risk factors were identified. In addition, CME did not significantly affect long-term visual outcomes when it was appropriately treated.
Source: Cornea - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Clinical Science Source Type: research

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The objectives of this study was to address the relationship between breastfeeding and maternal age-related cataract.
Source: American Journal of Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Source Type: research
PMID: 29784184 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Can J Ophthalmol Source Type: research
PMID: 29784179 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Can J Ophthalmol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Ophthalmologists indeed are willing to undergo corrective refractive procedures. There is an approximately 50-50 divide on whether or not they would undergo LRS. Slightly less than half of ophthalmologists would personally undergo lenticular surgery, which includes cataract refractive surgery and FLACS. PMID: 29784166 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Can J Ophthalmol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Stereoscopic footage of operations performed under the surgical microscope may be captured and viewed using inexpensive equipment and simple procedures requiring minimal prior expertise. The techniques described in this paper may enable more training programs to capture and distribute 3D footage of their operations, enhancing the educational value of ophthalmic surgical videos. PMID: 29784157 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Can J Ophthalmol Source Type: research
The technique, feasibility, and results of a new 25-gauge trocar –anterior chamber maintainer (ACM) designed for maintaining intraoperative fluid infusion is described in this prospective interventional analysis. The 25-gauge trocar–ACM with an overall length of the trocar blade of 6.0 mm, cannula length of 4.0 mm, and the cannula tip beveled at 45 degrees to the base was designed and used in all the cases. The dimensions of the sclerotomy wound that comprised of the internal ostium, external ostium, wound length, and the time interval for wound apposition in the postoperative period was analyzed by s...
Source: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Technique Source Type: research
To evaluates analgesic effectiveness of 0.1% nepafenac during cataract surgery.
Source: Contact Lens and Anterior Eye - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: This is the first report to show that 25 MHzB can be used to clearly visualize the status of the PC in PPC. These results, in turn, could be used to select the appropriate treatment and to thereby avoid further complications during PPC surgery. PMID: 29785304 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Tags: J Ophthalmol Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 April 2018 Source:Progress in Retinal and Eye Research Author(s): João Rafael de Oliveira Dias, Camila V. Ventura, Bruno de Paula Freitas, Juliana Prazeres, Liana O. Ventura, Vasco Bravo-Filho, Tomas Aleman, Albert Icksang Ko, Andréa Zin, Rubens Belfort, Mauricio Maia Zika virus (ZIKV) is an arbovirus mainly transmitted to humans by mosquitoes from Aedes genus. Other ways of transmission include the perinatal and sexual routes, blood transfusion, and laboratory exposure. Although the first human cases were registered in 1952 in African countries, outbreaks were only repo...
Source: Progress in Retinal and Eye Research - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research
Condition:   Cataract Interventions:   Other: Caffeine intake;   Other: No caffeine intake Sponsor:   Vienna Institute for Research in Ocular Surgery Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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