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Blepharospasm: Past, Present, and Future
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The full myectomy is reserved for botulinum-A toxin failures, and the limitedMyectomy is an excellent adjunct to botulinums-Aoxin, and all four forms of therapy evaluated are useful and must be tailored to the patient's needs. Expand
A comparison of topical and retrobulbar anesthesia for cataract surgery.
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Topical anesthesia can be used safely for cataract extraction and the degree of patient discomfort is only marginally higher during administration of the anesthesia and postoperatively, however, surgical training and patient preparation are the keys to the safe use of topical anesthesia. Expand
Cutaneous malignant melanoma and oculodermal melanocytosis (nevus of Ota): report of a case and review of the literature.
A 29-year-old white man, with oculodermal melanocytosis, had a rapidly enlarging, erythematous, painful nodule over his left brow, within the nevus. The lesion was excised and diagnosed as aExpand
Review: The Lacrimal Gland and Its Role in Dry Eye
The human tear film is a 3-layered coating of the surface of the eye and a loss, or reduction, in any layer of this film may result in a syndrome of blurry vision and burning pain of the eyes knownExpand
Management of postblepharoplasty lower eyelid retraction with hard palate grafts and lateral tarsal strip.
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The technique, as described, addresses the underlying causes of lower eyelid malposition and gives excellent functional and cosmetic results. Expand
Transcanalicular neodymium: YAG laser for revision of dacryocystorhinostomy.
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The authors' success rate of 46% with TCLARDCR compares poorly with the 85% success for external revision DCR and cannot be recommended for Revision DCR using the Nd:YAG laser. Expand
Successful Treatment of Rhino-orbital Mucormycosis Without Exenteration: The Use of Multiple Treatment Modalities
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The use of multiple treatment modalities including aggressive surgical debridement guided by intraoperative frozen section monitoring, intravenous liposomal amphotericin B, intraorbital regular amphoteric in B and hyperbaric oxygen may allow complete resolution of orbital phycomycosis and spare the patient from the blindness and disfigurement associated with exenteration. Expand
Lower Eyelid Reverse Ptosis Repair
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Analogous to upper eyelid ptosis repair by advancement of the levator aponeurosis, lower eyelid reverse ptosis may be corrected effectively and safely by advancing theLower eyelid retractors. Expand
Optic nerve decompression surgery for nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION) is not effective and may be harmful. The Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Decompression Trial Research Group.
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Results from the Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Decompression Trial indicate that optic nerve decompression surgery for NAION is not effective, may be harmful, and should be abandoned. Expand
A comparison of patient comfort during cataract surgery with topical anesthesia versus topical anesthesia and intracameral lidocaine.
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Injection of intraocular lidocaine increases patient cooperation and decreases the degree to which patients are bothered by tissue manipulation, two outcomes that justify its use. Expand
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