Angela N Buffenn

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PURPOSE Full macular translocation surgery relocates the fovea away from choroidal neovascularization, inducing significant postoperative torsional diplopia. In "limited macular translocation," a saline-induced retinal detachment is followed by scleral imbrication with mattress sutures and spontaneous retinal reattachment. In this study, diplopia was(More)
PURPOSE The term congenital exotropia (XT) is typically reserved for patients presenting in the first year with a large, constant angle, however, no published study provides a rationale for this restrictive definition. In this study, the present classification system for XT was evaluated and differences between infants with constant versus intermittent XT(More)
Lemierre syndrome is characterized by pharyngotonsillitis that is typically secondary to Fusobacterium necrophorum infection and causes adjacent septic thrombophlebitis and thrombosis with subsequent metastatic abscesses. A 3-year-old boy presented with fever, tonsillar enlargement, and bilateral otomastoiditis with purulent discharge. Physical examination(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the role of cryotherapy in the current treatment of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). METHODS Literature searches of PubMed and the Cochrane Library were conducted on December 2, 2009, for articles published after 1984. The searches included all languages and retrieved 187 relevant citations. Thirteen articles were deemed relevant to(More)
PURPOSE Subconjunctival mitomycin C has been used in glaucoma filtration surgery with success. A prospective, randomized, masked, placebo-controlled study was performed to evaluate whether single transconjunctival mitomycin C applied either preoperatively or postoperatively would enhance the success of filtration surgery in rabbits. METHODS Two groups of(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW This review includes updated information regarding adjustable suture strabismus surgery for children and adults. RECENT FINDINGS Main themes in the literature reviewed in this article include the appropriate timing for the adjustment technique, appropriate anesthesia, recent modifications in adjustable strabismus surgery techniques, and(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare intraocular pressure (IOP) measurements in children 18 years of age and younger using rebound tonometry and applanation tonometry and the feasibility of using these techniques in children. METHODS Literature searches of the PubMed and the Cochrane Library databases were last conducted in June 2012 and resulted in 43 citations,(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the accuracy of detecting clinically significant retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) using wide-angle digital retinal photography. METHODS Literature searches of PubMed and the Cochrane Library databases were conducted last on December 7, 2010, and yielded 414 unique citations. The authors assessed these 414 citations and marked 82 that(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the severity of postoperative inflammation, degree of patient discomfort, adequacy of wound closure, and length of operating time when using fibrin glue compared with sutures to close limbal conjunctival incisions after strabismus surgery. METHODS Literature searches of the PubMed and Cochrane Library databases were last conducted on(More)
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