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Latest Publications and Research on Retinal Detachment

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... Read More

Source: PubMed

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.

... Read More

Source: PubMed

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... Read More

Source: PubMed

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... Read More

Source: PubMed

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... Read More

Source: PubMed

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,

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... Read More

Source: PubMed

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... Read More

Source: PubMed

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... Read More

Source: PubMed

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... Read More

Source: PubMed

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... Read More

Source: PubMed

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10 year old girl had a detached retina stuck back 3 months ago, the operation was said to be a success, 3 months on she has only 5% vision in the eye, the detached retina may have happened some time prior to the operation, can anything be done to improve this situation ? The operation was performed in Nice France, is there some place in the world that has advanced procedures in this field ?


My father is having the retina detachment in both the eyes. First right side eye was operated about 15 years with unsuccessful operation and treatment. Please let me know if there are any further development in retina detachment case? if so please let me know the address and other details.So i can for other eye.


my husband detached his left eye retina while on vacation. he was seeh 1 week later and confirmed a complete retinal detachment. was schedule for a pars plana vitrectomyon the 10th day but was cancelled due to a stye that developed on that eye.was put on doxycycline bid and erythromycin oint 3x a day and bedtime.5 days paseed and suregery was finaly done yesterday.surgeon was very pleased and very optimistic about the eye. the macula was involved dont know if it is on and off macula detachement as well.what are the chances of vision recovery in this particular situation.he is on prone sitting position right now possibly a week he he lasered the remainder fluid left over by the macula and still very pleased about the outcome of surgery.can you give me percentage of vision recovery. my hussband has noexisting med. problem. he had bilateral cataract extractions last year wwww/ a unifocal lens implant. thank you

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