Elena Jarrín

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PURPOSE To evaluate if decompression surgery produces changes in retrobulbar blood flow parameters in Graves' ophthalmopathy (GO). METHODS Retrobulbar blood vessels of 26 eyes (14 patients) that underwent orbital bone decompression between June 2009 and May 2010 were measured prospectively using color Doppler ultrasound before and after surgery. The(More)
INTRODUCTION Turkana is the largest district in Kenya, situated in the Northwest of the country. It features a semi-nomadic population of 850,000. Around 60% of population lives below the poverty threshold. The ratio of doctors is 1:75,000 inhabitants. Five ophthalmologists took part in the last deployment in November. Local staff had previously selected(More)
BACKGROUND The causes of persistent submacular detachment after successful rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) surgery remain unknown. Its presence is associated with poor postoperative visual acuity, but due to its spontaneous resolution no additional therapeutic or diagnostic procedure is recommended. CASE REPORT A case of central serous(More)
We describe a case of maculopathy consisting of macular retinoschisis and serous macular detachment occurring in a patient with an acquired enlarged optic disc cup, similar to the maculopathy observed in congenital optic nerve abnormalities, mainly optic nerve pits and colobomas, without vitreomacular traction nor angiographic leak. Pars plana vitrectomy(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To study the clinical characteristics, treatment options, and outcome of patients with trochleitis in our population. METHODS Retrospective review of 59 patients diagnosed with trochleitis in the Ramon y Cajal Hospital Emergency Service between 2003 and 2010. Demographic data and trochleitis features were described. The relationship(More)
PURPOSE A study was designed to determine and describe the changes induced in the anterior segment of the eye and the intraocular pressure (IOP) after laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI) versus phacoemulsification in primary angle closure suspects (PACS) and primary angle closure (PAC). METHODS Forty-seven eyes (47 patients) with Shaffer gonioscopy 0-II were(More)
OBJECTIVE We describe a simplified method to detect anterior lenticonus. Three eyes of 2 patients with anterior lenticonus, plus 16 eyes from 16 healthy controls underwent Scheimpflug imaging of their anterior segment with Pentacam. The anterior capsule apex angle was manually identified and automatically measured by AutoCAD. RESULTS The mean angle was(More)
PURPOSE We report a case of neovascularization at the interface after a deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty and its regression after a single bevacizumab injection. METHODS Case report. RESULTS We present a case of neovascularization and bleeding at the interface 2 days after a deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty for herpetic disease that was completely(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyse the indications, dosage and efficacy of botulinum toxin A injection performed in patients in a Strabismus Department. METHODS In this prospective study, botulinum toxin A was injected into 28 patients diagnosed with strabismus. Data was obtained from the records of patients that were evaluated during 2013 in the Strabismus Unit of Rey(More)
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