Assessment of Scleral and Conjunctival Thickness of the Eye after Ultrasound Ciliary Plasty.
This study aims to assess scleral and conjunctival thickness using optical coherence tomography after ultrasound ciliary plasty (UCP) procedure with reference to scleral marks appearing in the area where the ultrasound energy was applied. Materials and Methods: Seventy-eight patients with primary and secondary refractory glaucoma participated in this study. Complete ophthalmic examinations including measurements of scleral and conjunctival thickness were performed preoperatively and at 1 week, and 1, 3, 6, 12, 18, and 24 months postoperatively. The parameters were determined using the Swept Source OCT with anterior attachment. Thirty-eight patients (58 scleral marks-23 superior and 35 inferior) fulfilled the inclusion criteria and completed the follow-up period of 24 months. Results: The mean ± SD scleral and conjunctival thickness in superior scleral mark before the procedure and at 1 week, and 1, 3, 6, 12, 18, and 24 months after the procedure was 684.57 ± 83.58 μm, 771.78 ± 112.03 μm (p
Précis: The ultrasound ciliary plasty (UCP) procedure affects corneal parameters, although the effect is transient. Ultrasound energy affects the sclera, leading to induced astigmatism. The area of energy application correlates with the astigmatism axis. Purpose: To assess the postoperative corneal topography for 1 year after UCP. Materials and Methods: In total, 78 patients with primary and secondary refractory glaucoma were enrolled in the study. The primary outcome measures were the corneal parameters obtained with anterior segment swept-source optical coherence tomography. Intraocular pressure, number of...
To compare the efficacy and safety of focused ultrasound cycloplasty (UCP) and transscleral cyclophotocoagulation (TSCP) in the treatment of refractory glaucoma in a Chinese population.
Acute angle-closure glaucoma (AACG) caused by vitreous hemorrhage is a rare complication of intravitreal injection that often leads to permanent vision loss without prompt treatment.
Publication date: Available online 18 September 2020Source: Journal of Cardiology CasesAuthor(s): Hitoshi Anzai, Satoru Takaesu, Tomoyuki Yaguchi, Takayuki Shimizu, Tatsunori Noto, Yoshinori Nagashima, Naohiko Nemoto
Conclusions: Our results demonstrate the capability of using super-resolution ultrasound microvessel imaging technique to image the microvasculature of the posterior pole of the eye. This efficient approach can potentially lead to a routinely performed diagnostic procedure in the fi- ld of ophthalmology.
Authors: Anand N, Klug E, Nirappel A, Solá-Del Valle D Abstract Cyclodestruction aims to reduce aqueous humor production through the coagulation or destruction of the ciliary body and has been an important treatment choice for glaucoma since the 1930s. The purpose of the current review is to highlight the evidence regarding the safety and efficacy of various cyclodestructive modalities, emphasizing peer-reviewed articles from the last 20 years and the most common variants of these procedures. The review focuses primarily on the two most common variants of transscleral cyclophotocoagulation (TS-CPC), con...
CONCLUSION: Aspiration-cutter biopsy through the iris root provided a minimally invasive, safe method for obtaining ciliary body tissue for cytology, histopathology, and immunohistochemical analysis. PMID: 32919996 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusions: After MIGS, persistent hypotony because of CCD rarely occurs. Increased uveoscleral outflow because of LOT or creation of a cyclodialysis cleft by traction of the pectinate ligament can be a mechanism of CCD development. Young age and myopia can be risks for cyclodialysis cleft formation and hypotony maculopathy after MIGS.
Conclusion: Zonisamide can cause an idiosyncratic reaction leading to choroidal effusion with or without acute angle closure. Early withdrawal of the causative agent is the key to reversing this condition. These findings indicate that zonisamide and other sulfa-derived drugs must be ruled out in the differential diagnosis of choroidal effusion of unknown cause.
Conclusion: Iris cysts are usually benign in nature. An annular iris cyst is a rare presentation. They can present with a secondary angle closure as in our report. Correct diagnosis and timely intervention bring about a desirable result. With this report, the authors aim to catalog and familiarize ophthalmologists with a rare ocular pathology and its management.