Asghar Haider

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To evaluate the safety and efficacy of Trabectome after failed tube shunt surgery.Twenty patients with prior failed tube shunt surgery who underwent Trabectome alone were included. All patients had at least 3 months of follow-up. Outcomes measured included intraocular pressure (IOP), glaucoma medications, and secondary glaucoma surgeries. The success for(More)
Steroids have been extensively used to treat macular edema due to diabetic retinopathy, venous occlusive disease, ocular inflammation and, to a lesser extent, also in some cases of choroidal neovascularization. The various intraocular steroids that have been employed include dexamethasone, triamcinolone and fluocinolone. During the past few years, new drug(More)
PURPOSE To describe a new association between nonsenile nuclear cataracts and pigmentary glaucoma in patients with controlled intraocular pressure (IOP). DESIGN Retrospective consecutive case series of nonsenile nuclear cataracts seen in patients with pigmentary glaucoma with controlled IOP in a single glaucoma specialist practice. Eight eyes of 7(More)
PURPOSE To report the first known case of retinal pigment epithelium hyperpigmentation changes and cystoid macular edema in a patient on nab-paclitaxel therapy. METHODS Observational case report. RESULTS A 72-year-old man on nab-paclitaxel therapy for non-small cell lung carcinoma developed cystoid macular edema with minimal capillary leakage with(More)
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg, Vol. 31, No. 6, 2015 Through the medial bulbar conjunctiva, a needlefish (Fig. 1A) beak impaled the orbit of a 28-year-old man surfing in South America. He was initially treated conservatively with removal of subconjunctival and anterior orbital foreign material. Progressive eye irritation and pain prompted CT that demonstrated(More)
With the increasing prevalence of electronic readers (e-readers) for vocational and professional uses, it is important to discover if there are visual consequences in the use of these products. There are no studies in the literature quantifying the incidence or severity of eyestrain, nor are there clinical characteristics that may predispose to these(More)
Chest pain is a common presenting symptom in the emergency department. After ruling out emergent causes, emergency physicians need to identify and manage less commonly encountered conditions. Pulmonary sequestration (PS) is a rare congenital condition involving pulmonary parenchyma. In PS, a portion of non-functional lung tissue receives systemic blood(More)
IMPORTANCE The loss of vision following Boston Keratoprosthesis (BKPro) surgery due to glaucoma occurs at a high frequency as diagnosis and management of glaucoma after this procedure pose challenges. OBJECTIVE To compare visual outcomes in patients undergoing Boston Keratoprosthesis surgery with and without prior or concurrent glaucoma surgery. DESIGN,(More)
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