Hum. Mol. Genet. 2013 Apr 11
Genome-wide association study identifies genetic risk underlying primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.
Kirin M, Chandra A, Charteris DG, Hayward C, Campbell S, Celap I, Bencic G, Vatavuk Z, Kirac I, Richards AJ, Tenesa A, Snead MP, Fleck BW, Singh J, Harsum S, Maclaren RE, den Hollander A, Dunlop MG, Hoyng CB, Wright AF, Campbell H, Vitart V, Mitry D
Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG , UK.
Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) is an important cause of vision loss and can potentially lead to blindness. The underlying pathogenesis is com...
Nepal J Ophthalmol
Temporal sutureless vitrectomy in infectious scleritis with retinal detachment.
Khanduja S, Venkatesh P, Garg S, Sinha S
All India Institute of Medical Sciences , New Delhi, India.
Am. J. Pathol. 2013 Apr 3
Ranibizumab Is a Potential Prophylaxis for Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy, a Nonangiogenic Blinding Disease.
Pennock S, Kim D, Mukai S, Kuhnle M, Chun DW, Matsubara J, Cui J, Ma P, Maberley D, Samad A, Van Geest RJ, Oberstein SL, Schlingemann RO, Kazlauskas A
The Schepens Eye Research Institute, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and the Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
Proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR) exemplifies a disease that is difficult to predict, lacks effective treatment options, and substantially reduces...
Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol
Transient increased exudation after photodynamic therapy of intraocular tumors.
Mashayekhi A, Shields CL, Shields JA
Ocular Oncology Service, Wills Eye Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
To report transient increased exudation after photodynamic therapy (PDT) of three different intraocular tumors (retinal hemangioblastoma, retinal astr...
Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol
Early vitreous hemorrhage after vitrectomy with preoperative intravitreal bevacizumab for proliferative diabetic retinopathy.
Sato T, Morita S, Bando H, Sato S, Ikeda T, Emi K
Osaka Rosai Hospital, Clinical Research Center for Occupational Sensory Organ Disability, Kita-Ku, Sakai, Japan.
To evaluate the effect of preoperative intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) on surgical procedures, visual prognosis, and postoperative complications, espec...
Hum. Genet. 2013 Apr 12
Exome sequencing reveals CCDC111 mutation associated with high myopia.
Zhao F, Wu J, Xue A, Su Y, Wang X, Lu X, Zhou Z, Qu J, Zhou X
School of Ophthalmology and Optometry and Eye Hospital, Wenzhou Medical College, 270 Xueyuan Road, Wenzhou, 325003, Zhejiang, People's Republic of China, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Myopia is a refractive error of the eye that is prevalent worldwide. The most extreme form, high myopia, is usually associated with other ocular disor...
BMJ Case Rep
The absence of vitreous inflammation: one more challenge in diagnosing toxoplasma papillitis.
Mikhail MA, Varikkara M
University Hospital Ayr, NHS Ayrshire and Arran, Ayr, UK.
Toxoplasma is a leading cause of posterior uveitis in immunocompetent patients manifesting as a focal posterior retinochoroiditis. The clinical diagno...
Acta Ophthalmol 2013 Apr 10
Prognostic factors for clinical outcomes in patients with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease treated with high-dose corticosteroids.
Abu El-Asrar AM, Al Tamimi M, Hemachandran S, Al-Mezaine HS, Al-Muammar A, Kangave D
Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Purpose: To determine prognostic factors in patients with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease who were treated with high-dose corticosteroids. Methods...
J Cataract Refract Surg 2013 Apr 6
Intracameral illuminator-assisted advanced cataract surgery combined with 23-gauge vitrectomy in eyes with poor red reflex.
Jung Y, Kim IN, Yoon J, Lee JY, Kim KH, Lee DY, Nam DH
From the Department of Ophthalmology, Gachon University Gil Hospital, Incheon, Korea.
PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy and outcomes of intracameral illuminator-assisted advanced cataract surgery combined with 23-gauge vitrectomy in eye...
Indian J Ophthalmol 2013 Apr 10
Bilateral foveal retinoschisis accompanying unilateral peripheral retinoschisis.
Kocak N, Ozturk TA, Kaynak S
Department of Ophthalmology, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey.
X-linked juvenile retinoschisis is a rare hereditary retinal disease characterized by a tangential splitting of the neurosensory retina which may caus...