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Current and emerging therapies for corneal neovascularization.
The cornea is unique because of its complete avascularity. Corneal neovascularization (CNV) can result from a variety of etiologies including contact lens wear; corneal infections; and ocular surfaceExpand
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CCR5-Delta32 Allele is Associated with the Risk of Developing Multiple Sclerosis in the Iranian Population
The 32-base pair deletion on the C–C chemokine receptor 5 gene (CCR5-delta32) is known as a protective allele against immune system disorders. We have studied this variation in Iranian multipleExpand
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High frequency of the IL-2 -330 T/HLA-DRB1*1501 haplotype in patients with multiple sclerosis.
We have evaluated the role of the HLA-DRB1*1501 allele and the IL-2 -330 T/G polymorphism and their interaction in susceptibility to multiple sclerosis on 360 patients and 426 matched healthyExpand
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Prevalence of hepatitis D virus infection in HBsAg positive subjects in Iran.
This study was carried out to determine the seroprevalence of hepatitis D virus among HBsAg positive individuals in the northeast part of Iran. One hundred thirty nine HBsAg positive subjectsExpand
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The role of amniotic membrane extract eye drop (AMEED) in in vivo cultivation of limbal stem cells.
BACKGROUND Limbal stem cell transplantation (LSCT) is the definitive treatment for total limbal stem cell deficiency (LSCD). This study evaluates the anatomical and visual outcomes of a surgicalExpand
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Midterm outcomes of penetrating keratoplasty after cultivated oral mucosal epithelial transplantation in chemical burn.
PURPOSE To evaluate the midterm outcomes of penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) after cultivated oral mucosal epithelial transplantation (COMET) in patients with bilateral total limbal stem cellExpand
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HLA-DRB1*1501 intensifies the impact of IL-6 promoter polymorphism on the susceptibility to multiple sclerosis in an Iranian population
Background: The multifunctional cytokine interleukin-6 (IL-6) is involved in inflammatory processes in the central nervous system. It is well documented that amount of IL-6 is increased in serum,Expand
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Effect of Lead Intoxication and D-Penicillamine Treatment on Hematological Indices in Rats
El plomo es uno de los mas importantes contaminantes ambientales, toxico para la mayoria de los sistemas organicos. La D-penicillamina (D-P) es una droga quelante, la cual se ha usado para elExpand
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Measurement of Central Corneal Thickness Using Ultrasound Pachymetry and Orbscan II in Normal Eyes
Purpose: To compare ultrasound pachymetry and Orbscan II for measurement of central corneal thickness (CCT) in normal eyes. Methods: The current study was performed at Labbafinejad Medical CenterExpand
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Accelerated versus conventional corneal collagen cross-linking in patients with keratoconus: an intrapatient comparative study
PurposeTo compare the outcomes of the conventional and accelerated corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) in patients with bilateral progressive keratoconus (KC).MethodsFifteen consecutive patientsExpand
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