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Dear Editor, Ozurdex® (Allergan Inc., Irvine, CA, USA) is an intravitreal implant containing the dexamethasone. It uses NOVADUR® drug delivery technology, in which a biodegradable material is combined with the active drug dexamethasone to form a small rod-shaped implant of 0.46 mm in diameter and 6 mm in length. Inside the eye, the implant is progressively(More)
INTRODUCTION An entirely new type of staphyloma has been recently described as dome-shaped macula (DSM). It is characterized by an abnormal convex macular contour within the concavity of a posterior staphyloma. We found DSM associated with serous macular detachment (SMD) and tilted disc in two consecutive cases. CASE REPORTS Case 1: A 37-year-old female(More)
The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of intravitreal ranibizumab in the treatment of macular edema due to branch retinal vein occlusions (BRVO) with and without serous macular neuroretinal detachment (SMD). Forty-nine eyes of 49 patients with macular edema due to branch retinal vein occlusion (22 with SMD and 27 without SMD) were included(More)
To evaluate the efficacy of intravitreal injections of ranibizumab in adult-onset foveomacular vitelliform dystrophy (AOFVD). Six female patients were misdiagnosed in the office as occult choroidal neovascularization due to AMD, and scheduled for 3-monthly intravitreal injections of ranibizumab. One month after the third injection, all patients underwent(More)
Dear Editor, Chondrosarcoma is a malignant mesenchymal tumor arising from the bone and soft tissues. It is classified into World Health Organization (WHO) grades I to III according to the histological appearance. Distant metastasis are exceptional in grade I but account for 10% of grade II and for 71% of grade III chondrosarcoma; these occurs in the lung,(More)
CLINIC CASE Peribulbar anesthesia is used in daily practice during cataract surgery. It is a safe technique, but not without complications. We present the case of a man who had an orbital abscess secondary to peribulbar anesthesia that led to the perforation of an unknown frontoethmoidal mucocele. DISCUSSION Orbital abscess secondary to an iatrogenic(More)
We report a 38-year-old man with a complaint of blurred vision in his right eye for the previous 5 days. He had bilateral optic disc drusen. Fluorescein angiography revealed multiple hyperfluorescent foci within temporal optic discs and temporal inferior arcade in late phase. Optical coherence tomography showed bilateral peripapillary serous detachment as(More)
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