Chiao-Hong Chen

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Herein a case of acute corneal hydrops with perforation in keratectasia 9 years after bilateral laser in situ keratomileusis is presented. A 27-year-old man presented with right eye sudden loss of vision. Right eye best-corrected visual acuity was counting fingers. Left eye best-corrected visual acuity was 6/9. Right eye slit-lamp examination revealed(More)
BACKGROUND To study the effect of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy on diabetic retinopathy in a streptozotocin-induced diabetic rat model. METHODS Sprague-Dawley albino male rats were divided into three groups. The three groups were as follow: (i) non-diabetic control group (non-DM control); (ii) diabetic control group (DM control); and (iii) diabetic rats(More)
PURPOSE We investigated whether glucosamine sulfate modulates the production of ICAM-1 induced by proinflammatory cytokines and whether glucosamine sulfate inhibits leukocyte adhesion to a monolayer of human conjunctival epithelial cells stimulated with proinflammatory cytokines. METHODS We used flow cytometry and either primary cultured human(More)
BACKGROUND To report on an 11-year-old boy with a painless slow-growing temporal bulbar conjunctival mass of his left eye. METHODS A case report and review of the literature. RESULTS An 11-year-old boy presented with a painless slow-growing mass in the temporal bulbar conjunctiva of his left eye, which had been noted for 1 year. After ophthalmic and(More)
PURPOSE To report the case of a 70-year-old woman with Serratia infectious crystalline keratopathy. METHODS Case report. RESULTS This is a report of a 70-year-old woman with a history of chronic open-angle glaucoma and trachoma with lagophthalmos, entropion, and trichiasis in both eyes who developed crystalline keratopathy after penetrating keratoplasty(More)
BACKGROUND To report the clinical experience and success rate with Ritleng intubation system in patients with congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction. METHODS Twenty-four patients (32 eyes) with congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction treated with the Ritleng intubation system were enrolled in this study. The mean age was 20.1+/-9.6 months. The(More)
A case of a 9-year-old child with pleomorphic adenoma of the lacrimal gland is described. This tumour is usually found in adults; cases younger than 10 years of age have proved to be extremely rare. Because of its age distribution, pleomorphic adenoma of the lacrimal gland is usually overlooked as a possible cause of unilateral proptosis in children. Also,(More)
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