Arnold J. Kroll

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of transpupillary thermotherapy for the treatment of occult subfoveal choroidal neovascularization (CNV) in patients with age-related macular degeneration. DESIGN A retrospective, noncomparative case series. PARTICIPANTS Sixteen eyes of 15 consecutive patients who presented with occult subfoveal choroidal(More)
von Hippel-Lindau disease is a multisystem familial cancer syndrome that commonly manifests in the eye as retinal capillary hemangiomas. As the earliest manifestation of the disease, these benign hamartomas can lead to secondary visual loss. Their typical clinical characteristics can lead to accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment with either laser(More)
PURPOSE The goal of this study was to review, evaluate, and perform a meta-analysis on the current literature that reports rates of postoperative endophthalmitis after small gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy (TSV) and compare it to 20-gauge pars plana vitrectomy (20G PPV). METHODS We performed an extensive review of the current literature. We(More)
From the Howe Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Harvard University Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles St., Boston, Mass. This investigation was supported by Training Grant No. 2B-5142 and Research Grant No. NB02698-04 from the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness, United States Public Health Service. Examination(More)