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The outcomes of subtotal vitrectomy in macular surgeries: a single surgeon case series

ConclusionSubtotal vitrectomy seems as an effective and safe surgical technique in the treatment of macular diseases.
Source: International Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research

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Condition:   Nalbuphine as an Adjuvant to L. A in Peribulbar Block for Cataract Surgery Interventions:   Drug: Nalbuphine;   Drug: lidocaine, bupivacaine, hyaluronidase , saline;   Drug: lidocaine, bupivacaine , hyaluronidase Sponsors:   Cairo University;   Ahmed Abdalla Mohamed;   Nadia Yossif Helmy;   Ahmed Elbadawy Mahmoud;   Bassant Mohamed Abdelhamid;   Atef Kamel Salama;   Mostafa Abdalwahab Elberry Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
CONCLUSIONS: In summary, the short-term cost-cost comparison demonstrates that steroid implants can provide significant cost savings versus in-label anti-VEGF treatment for center-involving diabetic macular edema. Single application of the long-lasting Fluocinolone acetonide implant is the most cost-efficient in-label treatment option. PMID: 29452450 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Klin Monbl Augenheilkd Source Type: research
Abstract Background: The aim of the study was to evaluate the long-term safety and efficacy of the Trabectome for Chinese glaucoma patients. Methods: This was a multicenter, retrospective, observational study. Glaucoma patients, except those with neovascular glaucoma, with/without a visually significant cataract were enrolled. The patients received Trabectome or a combined surgery with phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantation. The primary outcome evaluation was a reduction in intraocular pressure (IOP), and the secondary outcomes were a reduction in glaucoma medication, the 2-year success percent...
Source: Chinese Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Chin Med J (Engl) Source Type: research
Postoperative endophthalmitis after cataract surgery is a severe eye infection that can lead to irreversible blindness in the affected eye. The characteristics, treatment and prognosis of this disease vary bec...
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Case report Source Type: research
Driving a car is the most common form of transport among the older population. Common medical conditions such as cataract, increase with age and impact on the ability to drive. To compensate for visual decline...
Source: BMC Geriatrics - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: In this pilot study, a quantitative difference was found in the protein expression of humor among patients with glaucoma, there being 27 proteins unique to patients with glaucomatous disease. PMID: 29439810 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Archivos de la Sociedad Espanola de Oftalmologia - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol Source Type: research
To determine whether differences between eyes in axial length (AL) and corneal power (K) on optical biometry are predictive of refractive outcomes.
Source: Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Abstract PURPOSE: Posterior capsule opacification (PCO) still represents the main long-term complication of cataract surgery. Research into pharmacologic PCO prophylaxis is extensive. One promising candidate drug is methotrexate (MTX). Our aim is to determine the in vitro feasibility of MTX-loaded poly(lactic-co-glycolic) (PLGA) biomatrices sprayed on intraocular lenses (IOLs) as a drug-delivery implant. METHODS: Hydrophilic and hydrophobic acrylic IOLs were spray-coated with MTX-loaded PLGA. Unsprayed, solvent only, and solvent-PLGA-sprayed IOLs served as controls. All IOLs were evaluated for their growth-in...
Source: Current Eye Research - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Curr Eye Res Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 11 January 2018 Source:Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Author(s): Claudia Corredor-Ortega, Roberto Gonzalez-Salinas, María José Montero, Rocío González-Flores, Allan Collura–Merlier, Guadalupe Cervantes-Coste, Erick Mendoza-Schuster, Cecilio Velasco-Barona Pediatric cataract surgery poses a significant challenge for the cataract surgeon, in part because an elastic anterior capsule can make capsulorhexis difficult. With the use of femtosecond laser–assisted cataract surgery (FLACS), however, the continuous ...
Source: Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Our success rate was inferior to the EUREQUO and RCOphth NOD studies, with the percentage of patients acquiring a postoperative VA ≤0.3logMAR being 98% and 89%, respectively. However, the populations were not comparable. It is hoped that this study will encourage other public hospitals in Spain to undertake audits and share their results, in order to provide a tool for constructive criticism and quality improvement initiatives. PMID: 29433842 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Archivos de la Sociedad Espanola de Oftalmologia - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol Source Type: research
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