Dariusz Kęcik

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate changes in the macular thickness and volume using optical coherence tomography in patients after phacoemulsification and intracapsular implantation of a foldable intraocular lens. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study included 82 patients (37 males and 45 females) after phacoemulsification and intracapsular implantaion of the same type of(More)
INTRODUCTION To evaluate the effectiveness of methylprednisolone (MP) and surgical treatment in achieving complete reversal of dysthyroid optic neuropathy (DON) and predictive factors of this therapy. MATERIAL AND METHODS The group consisted of 10 patients (18 eyes) with DON. The diagnosis of DON was based on at least two criteria from the following: (i)(More)
Accurate preoperative measurements are required for refractive and cataract surgery. Pentacam is a new imaging system for anterior eye segment study. The authors present technique and the range of measurements; topography of both anterior and posterior corneal surface from limbus to limbus, densitometry, anterior chamber angle, volume and depth, lens(More)
Stargardt's disease is one of the central retinal dystrophies with its onset in first two decades of life presenting gradual decrease in visual acuity and typical features in fluorescein angiography. The aim of the study was to evaluate the macular area in patients with diagnosed Stargardt's disease with the use of optical coherence tomography. 11 patients(More)
PURPOSE The aim of the article is to report a case of a patient with disseminated metastatic renal cell carcinoma on long-term treatment with sorafenib who had developed bilateral central retinal vein occlusion over a period of 6 months. METHODS A 73-year-old man with decreased visual acuity in the right eye and central retinal vein occlusion in the left(More)
Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP) is an autoimmune disease characterize by mucous membrane fibrosis and skin changes resulting with scarring. The pathogenic mechanisms of ocular cicatricial pemphigoid are incompletely understood. Antibasement membrane antibodies which lead to subepithelial blistering, granulation tissue and inflammatory infiltrate(More)
BACKGROUND Acute retinal necrosis (ARN) is characterized by the triad of acute vitritis, peripheral necrotizing retinitis and vasculitis. CASE REPORT We report a case of 54-year-old woman with bilateral acute retinal necrosis associated with neuroinfection. Her past medical history included renal transplantation, hypertension and aortic stenosis.(More)
BACKGROUND Clinical data have shown that tick-borne diseases caused by Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, Bartonella spp., Coxiella burnetii, and Rickettsia spp. can affect the central nervous system, including the eye. The aim of this study was to establish a relationship between the incidence of cataract and evidence of bacterial infections transmitted by(More)
Pseudoexfoliation syndrome is an ocular manifestation of a systemic elastosis. Exact etiology of this condition remains unknown. The basic pathogenetic concept of PEX is a pathological process of the extracellular matrix, characterized by the excessive production of an abnormal extracellular material which aggregates and accumulates and is not degraded in(More)
The dry eye syndrome is nowadays known as one of the most frequent reasons of long lasting discomfort and irritation of the eyes. From the clinical point of view, there are many etiologic causes, several combinations of anatomy pathologic manifestation and different grades of severity of dry eye diseases in the dysfunctional tear film syndrome. The(More)