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Purpose. To compare the loss of corneal endothelial cells after phacoemulsification according to different anterior chamber depths (ACDs). Methods. We conducted a prospective study on 135 eyes with senile cataracts. Eyes with nuclear density grades of 2 to 4 were divided into three groups according to ACD: ACD I, 1.5 < ACD ≤ 2.5 mm; ACD II, 2.5 < ACD ≤ 3.5(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this multi-institute, single-group clinical trial was to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of toric orthokeratology lenses for the treatment of patients with combined myopia and astigmatism. METHODS A total of 44 patients were included in this clinical trial. The patients ranged in age from 7 to 49 years, with myopia of -0.75 to(More)
Although there are numerous acupuncture points, it is our purpose to point out the similarity in the location of some of these and the location of anatomic sites commonly used for local and regional anesthesia. We believe that acupuncture can be used in conjunction with local anesthesia, nerve-block, or alone, in the control of pain arising from pathologic(More)
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