Ophthalmic manifestations of congenital protein C deficiency: a case report and mini review
Homozygous protein C (PC) deficiency is a potentially fatal disease with ocular blinding presentation or sequela. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 13, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Fariba Ghassemi, Fatemeh Abdi and Mandana Esfahani Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Choroidal origin of endogenous Candida endophthalmitis
Endogenous Candida endophthalmitis (ECE) has been established with microscopic histopathology, both by autopsy and experimentation, to primarily originate from and involve the choroid. Zhuang et al. examined a se... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 13, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Mark P. Breazzano Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Corneae from body donors in anatomy department: valuable use for clinical transplantation and experimental research
Explanted corneae are highly needed for the surgical management of patients with severe corneal diseases. The aim of this study was to determine whether the body donors from the Institute of Anatomy are a suit... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 13, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Cristina Martin, Thomas Tschernig, Hamon Loic, Loay Daas and Berthold Seitz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Spontaneous resolution of a traumatic cataract in a patient with an open-globe ocular injury: a case report
We report a case of spontaneous resolution of a traumatic cataract in a patient with an open-globe ocular injury. This case highlights the importance of conservative management in these types of cases, as exce... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 13, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Yu-ting Zhang, Li-qun Du, Mei Liu and Jing Zhu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics and prognosis of Total Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment: a matched case-control study
In this study, we investigate the clinical characterist... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 13, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Jae-Yun Sung, Min-Woo Lee, Yeo-Kyoung Won, Hyung-Bin Lim and Jung-Yeul Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of chalazion and its treatments on the meibomian glands: a nonrandomized, prospective observation clinical study
To observe the effects of chalazion and its treatments on meibomian gland function and morphology in the chalazion area. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 11, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Junping Li, Dongping Li, Na Zhou, Mengying Qi, Yanzhu Luo and Yuhong Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Corneal biomechanical properties in myopic eyes evaluated via Scheimpflug imaging
To investigate the biomechanical properties of the cornea in myopic eyes using corneal visualization Scheimpflug technology (Corvis ST). The relationships between the biomechanical properties of the cornea and... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 11, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: A-Yong Yu, Hui Shao, Anpeng Pan, Qinmei Wang, Zixu Huang, Benhao Song, Colm McAlinden, Jinhai Huang and Sisi Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Macular hole edge morphology predicts restoration of postoperative retinal microstructure and functional outcome
To investigate the ability of intraoperative optical coherence tomography (iOCT) during macular hole (MH) surgery to image different hole edge configurations and predict the restoration of retinal microstructu... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 11, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Jiwei Tao, Huan Chen, Lin Zhu, Deming Pan, Jia Fang, Yiqi Chen, Jianbo Mao and Lijun Shen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Branch retinal artery occlusion secondary to high-altitude exposure and diabetic retinopathy: a case report
To report a case of branch retinal artery occlusion (BRAO) secondary to high-altitude exposure and diabetic retinopathy (DR), and to characterize the retinal changes before and after hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) tr... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 11, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Xue Feng, Luping Wang, Haiwei Wang, Hong Qi, Jianqiang Zhang and Yanling Wang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Three-year outcome of aflibercept treatment for Japanese patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration
To evaluate the three-year outcome after intravitreal aflibercept injection (IAI) for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD). (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 10, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Kanako Itagaki, Tetsuju Sekiryu, Akihito Kasai, Yukinori Sugano, Masashi Ogasawara and Masaaki Saito Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The protective effect of 3% diquafosol on meibomian gland morphology in glaucoma patients treated with prostaglandin analogs: a 12-month follow-up study
To determine if 3% diquafosol (DQS) can preserve the meibomian gland morphology in glaucoma patients treated with prostaglandin analogs (PGA) for a 12-month follow-up period. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 10, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Yue Guo, Jun Young Ha, He Long Piao, Mi Sun Sung and Sang Woo Park Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of refractive outcomes after photorefractive keratectomy with different optical zones using Mel 90 excimer laser
A larger optical zone for photorefractive keratectomy may improve optical quality and stability. However, there is need for limiting ablation diameter in that a larger ablation diameter requires greater ablati... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 9, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Dae Hwan Shin, Yong Woo Lee, Ji Eun Song and Chul Young Choi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Symptoms of ocular surface disease in construction workers: comparative study with office workers
To investigate and contrast the prevalence of dry eye symptoms in construction workers and office workers using the OSDI questionnaire. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 9, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Sergio Hernandez-Llamas, Ana Karen Paz-Ramos, Patricio Marcos-Gonzalez, Francisco Amparo and Manuel Garza-Leon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Unilateral multifocal choroiditis following EBV-positive mononucleosis responsive to immunosuppression: a case report
We present images from a case of completely unilateral multifocal cho... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 9, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: P. P. Borkar and M. A. Grassi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Efficacy of intravitreal Lucentis injection on major and macular branch retinal vein occlusion
The objective of our study was to assess the efficacy of intravitreal Lucentis injection on major and macular branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO). (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 9, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Jing Wang, Ying Li, Shu-Fen Fang and Hong Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Safety and efficacy of ripasudil in Japanese patients with glaucoma or ocular hypertension: 12-month interim analysis of ROCK-J, a post-marketing surveillance study
Ripasudil is approved in Japan for glaucoma or ocular hypertension (OH) when other treatments are ineffective or cannot be administered. Its long-term safety and efficacy are being examined in a post-marketing... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 9, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Hidenobu Tanihara, Takahiko Kakuda, Tetsuro Sano, Takashi Kanno and Ryoji Gunji Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of anthropometric measures across the life-course with refractive error and ocular biometry at age 15  years
A recent Genome-wide association meta-analysis (GWAS) of refractive error reported shared genetics with anthropometric traits such as height, BMI and obesity. To explore a potential relationship with refractiv... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 8, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Alison Bruce, Neema Ghorbani Mojarrad and Gillian Santorelli Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of silicone oil on peripapillary capillary density in patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment
To evaluate the effect of silicone oil (SO) on peripapillary blood flow using OCT angiography. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 7, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Erqian Wang, Youxin Chen, Ningning Li and Hanyi Min Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Multiple recurrent myxofibrosarcoma of the orbit: case report and review of the literature
Although myxofibrosarcoma (MFS) is the most common mesenchymal tumor, occurrence in the orbit is extremely rare. A characteristic clinical feature of MFS is its propensity for local recurrence (LR). Still, non... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 6, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Baixue Du, Xin He, Yujiao Wang and Weimin He Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Seasonal variation in the occurrence of retinal vein occlusion: a 4-year cross-sectional study
Retinal vein occlusion (RVO) is a common retinal vascular disease that causes a loss of vision. Therefore, we investigated whether there is seasonal variation in the onset of RVO, to examine the possibility of... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 6, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Moe Matsuzawa, Yoshihito Sakanishi and Nobuyuki Ebihara Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Subthreshold yellow laser for fovea-involving diabetic macular edema in a series of patients with good vision: effectiveness and safety of a fovea-sparing technique
We report a ... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 6, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Alejandro Filloy, Victor Chong and Eduard Sol é Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Surgical outcomes of the removal of posterior segment metallic intraocular foreign bodies
Posterior segment metallic intraocular foreign bodies (IOFBs) are a leading cause of visual morbidity and blindness, especially among young and middle-aged working populations. Here, we aimed to evaluate the s... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 6, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Kai-Ling Peng, Ya-Hsin Kung, Pyn-Sing Hsu and Tsung-Tien Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Case report-immune recovery posterior scleritis in a HIV positive patient
Posterior scleritis is an uncommon vision-threatening disorder that is often recurrent and difficult to cure due to its complex etiology. In HIV patients, posterior scleritis may develop several months after s... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 2, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Xin Che, Jing Jiang, Yiwen Qian, Qingjian Li, Yu Zhang and Zhiliang Wang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A predictive model for early diagnosis of keratoconus
The diagnosis of keratoconus in the early stages of the disease is necessary to initiate an early treatment of keratoconus. Furthermore, to avoid possible refractive surgery that could produce ectasias. This s... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - July 2, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Gracia Castro-Luna and Antonio P érez-Rueda Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Elevated vitreous Lipocalin-2 levels of patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy
This study aims to assess the concentrations of LCN2 and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 30, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Hui Wang, Hui Lou, Yongrong Li, Fengtao Ji, Wei Chen, Qianyi Lu and Guoxu Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Levels of cytokines in the aqueous humor guided treatment of refractory macular edema in adult-onset coats ’ disease
Two cases with refractory macular edema secondary to adult-onset Coats ’ disease underwent unsatisfactory treatment by intravitreal injections of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) drugs and retinal... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 30, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Yewei Wang, Hua Fan, Ke Gao, Wei He and Yong Tao Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) findings in Serpiginous Choroiditis
To describe changes in the retina/choroid in patients with Serpiginous Choroiditis (SC) by Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography (OCTA) in a multimodal imaging approach. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 30, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Sergio Macedo, Dominika Pohlmann, Matthias Lenglinger, Uwe Pleyer, Antonia M. Joussen and Sibylle Winterhalter Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Speed and accuracy of saccades in patients with glaucoma evaluated using an eye tracking perimeter
To examine the speed and accuracy of saccadic eye movements during a novel eye tracking threshold visual field assessment and determine whether eye movement parameters may improve ability to detect glaucoma. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 30, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Andrew J. Tatham, Ian C. Murray, Alice D. McTrusty, Lorraine A. Cameron, Antonios Perperidis, Harry M. Brash, Brian W. Fleck and Robert A. Minns Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical analysis and predictive factors associated with improved visual acuity of infectious endophthalmitis
To describe the clinical characteristics and analyze the predictive factors associated with improved visual acuity of 359 patients with infectious endophthalmitis. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 29, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Zhao Gao, Yunda Zhang, Xiaohong Gao, Ximei Zhang, Tao Ma, Gaiyun Li, Jingjing Wang and Hua Yan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cost-effectiveness of immediate versus delayed sequential bilateral cataract surgery in the Netherlands (the BICAT-NL study): study design of a prospective multicenter randomised controlled trial
Cataract surgery is one of the most frequently performed types of surgery. Most patients suffer from bilateral cataract and while cataract surgery of only one eye is effective in restoring functional vision, s... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 29, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: L. S. Spekreijse, R. W. P. Simons, B. Winkens, F. J. H. M. van den Biggelaar, C. D. Dirksen and R. M. M. A. Nuijts Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Heimann-Bielschowsky phenomenon and hypotropic DVD in case of monocular vision loss: a case report
The Heimann-Bielschowsky phenomenon (HBP) is an underrecognized condition characterized by slow, pendular, vertical oscillations of the eye accompanying monocular vision loss. Hypotropic dissociated vertical d... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 26, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Hyung Jun Choi and Bo Young Chun Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Association of 5p15.2 and 15q14 with high myopia in Tujia and Miao Chinese populations
The polymorphisms rs6885224 and rs634990 have been reported to be associated with high myopia in many populations. As there is still no report on whether these two SNPs are associated with myopia in the Tujia ... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 26, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Junwen Wang, Fang Liu, Xiusheng Song and Tuo Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Vogt –Koyanagi–Harada disease-like uveitis following nivolumab administration treated with steroid pulse therapy: a case report
Immune checkpoint inhibitors can cause various adverse effects. Recently it has been shown that Vogt –Koyanagi–Harada (VKH) disease-like uveitis can occur in patients treated with nivolumab. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 24, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Ryo Kikuchi, Tatsukata Kawagoe and Kazuki Hotta Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The effect of dot size in random-dot stereograms on the results of stereoacuity measurements
This study aimed to evaluate the effect of the size of the dots in random-dot stereograms on the results of stereoacuity measurements. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 24, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Lingzhi Zhao and Huang Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Retraction Note: Comparison of 0.05% cyclosporine and 3% diquafosol solution for dry eye patients: a randomized, blinded, multicenter clinical trial
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 23, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Chang Hyun Park, Hyung Keun Lee, Mee Kum Kim, Eun Chul Kim, Jae Yong Kim, Tae-im Kim, Hong Kyun Kim, Jong Suk Song, Kyung Chul Yoon, Do Hyung Lee, Tae-Young Chung, Chul Young Choi and Hyun Seung Kim Tags: Retraction Note Source Type: research

Eiology and prognosis of canalicular laceration repair using canalicular anastomosis combined with bicanalicular stent intubation
To evaluate the etiology of lacrimal canalicular laceration and explore the possible risk factors influencing prognosis. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 22, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tao Guo, Xiuhong Qin, Hongwei Wang, Yang Lu, Li Xu, Jiali Ji, Caiwen Xiao and Zhenzhen Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Acute retinal necrosis following dexamethasone intravitreal implant (Ozurdex ®) administration in an immunocompetent adult with a history of HSV encephalitis: a case report
Dexamethasone intravitreal implants (0.7  mg) (Ozurdex®, Allergan Inc., Madison, NJ) are FDA approved for managing macular oedema (ME) of retinal vein occlusion (RVO). The major complications associated with in... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 22, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Zhi-Yong Zhang, Xiu-Yun Liu and Tao Jiang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Multimodal imaging in sclerochoroidal calcification: a case report and literature review
Sclerochoroidal calcification (SCC), a rare condition found in elderly people, is idiopathic or occasionally secondary to disorders affecting calcium metabolism. Findings of multimodal imaging including choroi... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 22, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Mizuho Mitamura, Satoru Kase and Susumu Ishida Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Comparison of fundus changes following silicone oil and sterilized air tamponade for macular-on retinal detachment patients
To investigate different tamponade effects of intravitreal silicone oil (SO) and sterilized air on macular vasculature and structure after successful retinal repair for macular-on rhegmatogenous retinal detach... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 22, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Yifan Zhou, Siqi Zhang, Hao Zhou, Min Gao, Haiyun Liu and Xiaodong Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Lhasa childhood eye study: the rationale, methodology, and baseline data of a 5  year follow-up of school-based cohort study in the Tibetan plateau region of Southwest China
Tibetan Plateau is a highland area with special geographical location, time zone, and ethnic composition. We herein report the rationale, methodology and baseline data of the school-based childhood cohort stud... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 22, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Weiwei Chen, Jing Fu, Zhaojun Meng, Lei Li, Han Su, Wei Dai and Yao Yao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Surgical procedure of canaliculoplasty in the treatment of primary canaliculitis associated with canalicular dilatation
Primary canaliculitis is a chronic infection of the proximal lacrimal pathway. We aimed to evaluate surgical outcomes of a canaliculoplasty procedure for primary canaliculitis associated with canalicular dilat... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 20, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Yun Su, Leilei Zhang, Lunhao Li, Xianqun Fan and Caiwen Xiao Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Thickness profiles of the corneal epithelium along the steep and flat meridians of astigmatic corneas after orthokeratology
The aim of this study was to investigate the changes in corneal epithelial thickness along the principle meridians of astigmatic corneas after six months of overnight spherical myopic orthokeratology (OK) lens... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 19, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Jiaqi Zhou, Feng Xue, Xingtao Zhou, Rajeev Krishnan Naidu and Yishan Qian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Combination of Ranibizumab with macular laser for macular edema secondary to branch retinal vein occlusion: one-year results from a randomized controlled double-blind trial
It is not clear whether macular laser combined with anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) can reduce the number of anti-VEGF injections in the treatment of macular edema (ME) secondary to branch retin... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 19, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Shuang Song, Xiaobing Yu, Peng Zhang, Xiaoya Gu and Hong Dai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical utility of aqueous humor polymerase chain reaction and serologic testing for suspected infectious uveitis: a single-center retrospective study in South Korea
This study aimed to assess and compare the clinical value of aqueous humor polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and serologic tests in patients diagnosed with suspected infectious uveitis. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 19, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Wungrak Choi, Hyun Goo Kang, Eun Young Choi, Sung Soo Kim, Chan Yun Kim, Hyoung Jun Koh, Sung Chul Lee and Min Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of clinical results between trans-PRK and femtosecond LASIK for correction of high myopia
To compare the clinical outcomes of transepithelial photorefractive keratectomy (TPRK) with femtosecond laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (FS-LASIK) for correction of high myopia. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 19, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Jiafan Zhang, Qingqing Feng, Wenzhi Ding, Yusu Peng and Keli Long Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Conjunctival structure of glaucomatous eyes treated with anti-glaucoma eye drops: a cross-sectional study using anterior segment optical coherence tomography
To determine the effect of various factors to the preservation rate of the conjunctival layer borderlines of glaucomatous eyes treated with anti-glaucoma eye drops. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 19, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Makoto Gozawa, Yoshihiro Takamura, Kentaro Iwasaki, Shogo Arimura and Masaru Inatani Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Successful treatment of ciliary body medulloepithelioma with intraocular melphalan chemotherapy: a case report
We report for the first ... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 18, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Christina Stathopoulos, Marie-Claire Gaillard, Julie Schneider and Francis L. Munier Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Correlation of binocular refractive error and calculation of intraocular Lens power for the second eye
Reducing refractive error has always been a tricky problem. The aim of this study was to verify the correlation between binocular refractive error (RE) after sequential cataract surgery and explore an individu... (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 18, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Pengcheng Zhang, Yuhuan Yang, Hong Yan, Jie Zhang and Weijia Yan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case report of fulminant endophthalmitis caused by Streptococcus dysgalactiae in a patient with traumatic corneal laceration
To report a case of enucleation caused by Streptococcus dysgalactiae endophthalmitis after traumatic corneal laceration. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 18, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Yong Woo Lee, Kyung Min Koh, Kyu Yeon Hwang, Young A. Kwon, Dong Won Lee, Sang Wroul Song, Byoung Yeop Kim and Kook Young Kim Tags: Case report Source Type: research

MicroRNA-182-5p protects human lens epithelial cells against oxidative stress-induced apoptosis by inhibiting NOX4 and p38 MAPK signalling
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are abnormally expressed in various ocular diseases, including age-related cataract. However, the role of miR-182-5p in the progression of age-related cataract remains unclear. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - June 17, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Zhao-Na Li, Ming-Xu Ge and Zhong-Fang Yuan Tags: Research article Source Type: research