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PURPOSE The aim of this communication is to report enophthalmos as a possible new adverse effect of topical bimatoprost treatment. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective case series of five glaucoma patients under long-term topical bimatoprost treatment was evaluated. Documentation with photo and Hertel exophthalmometry was reviewed. RESULTS In all five(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of combined surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS Combined surgery (CS) consisting of pars plana vitrectomy (PPV), phacoemulsification, and implantation of a posterior chamber intraocular lens (PC IOL) in the capsular bag was performed on 26 patients. Another 26 had phacoemulsification with PC IOL(More)
This study aims to determine whether the training of ski-patrol teams is still adequate in view of a marked change in injury patterns. All accidents which occurred during two winter seasons (n = 579, 583 patients) in the Oberwallis ski area in Switzerland are analysed retrospectively. As the analysis of the accidents' data are similar to other studies and(More)
Endothelial atrophy following cataract extraction is an increasingly important indication for perforating keratoplasty (PK). Other significant indications for PK are the treatment of endothelial atrophy following vitreous/retinal surgery for perforating injuries or primary retinal pathology. We evaluated the first year post-operative course of fourteen(More)
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