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PURPOSE To evaluate the indications, visual outcomes, and complication rate after implantation of a posterior chamber iris-claw aphakic intraocular lens (IOL). SETTING Department of Ophthalmology, University Medicine Charité Berlin, Berlin, Germany. DESIGN Retrospective case series. METHODS Eyes without adequate capsule support had posterior chamber(More)
PURPOSE Recurrence of herpetic keratitis and immune reactions is the major cause of graft failures after penetrating keratoplasty as a consequence of herpes simplex keratitis. No treatment regimen is yet considered a standard of care. This retrospective study analyzes the effectiveness of combined systemic acyclovir and immunosuppressive therapy with(More)
PURPOSE To compare the visual outcomes and postoperative complications in patients undergoing penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) in 1 eye followed by Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) in their fellow eye. METHODS A retrospective analysis of 11 patients, who underwent a PKP procedure first in 1 eye and then a DMEK surgery in their fellow eye,(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate clinical outcomes and complications after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) in a child. METHODS A 12-year-old boy with Kearns-Sayre syndrome (chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia, cardiac conduction block, and pigmentary retinal degeneration) and corneal endothelial dysfunction was successfully treated with(More)
In the present study, the effectiveness of combined cataract surgery and ab interno trabeculectomy (Trabectome) in exfoliation glaucoma (PEX) was compared with combined cataract surgery and trabecular aspiration. In this retrospective comparative cohort outcome study, 27 consecutive patients (mean age 73.41 years ± 10.78) in group 1 suffering from visually(More)
To evaluate the indication, visual outcome, and complication rate after implantation of a posterior iris-claw aphakic intraocular lens (IOL) during penetrating keratoplasty. This retrospective study comprised 23 eyes (23 patients) without adequate capsule support undergoing posterior iris-claw aphakic IOL implantation (Verisyse™/Artisan®) during penetrating(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate clinical outcomes and complications after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) and posterior iris-claw aphakic intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. METHODS This prospective cohort study comprised seven consecutive eyes (seven patients) without adequate capsular support and bullous keratopathy undergoing posterior iris-claw(More)
PURPOSE The aim of the study was to compare the clinical outcomes of a 1.8 mm, 2.2 mm, and 2.75 mm microcoaxial cataract surgery system. METHODS. In this retrospective study, 129 eyes of 129 patients were included. Patients underwent phacoemulsification using a Stellaris system or an Infiniti system. The incision size was 1.8 mm, 2.2 mm, or 2.75 mm,(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the rate and localization of graft detachment after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. METHODS Sixty-six consecutive cases operated between June and August 2014 at the Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin were examined prospectively 1 week postoperatively. A single masked observer analyzed the rate and localization of graft(More)
PURPOSE To investigate ocular surface temperature in eyes with pterygium and dry eye disease. METHODS Eighteen eyes of 18 patients with pterygium (group 1), 18 eyes of 18 patients diagnosed with dry eye disease (group 2), and 22 eyes of 22 healthy subjects with no signs of dry eye (group 3), were included in this prospective study. Schirmer's test I and(More)