Elisa Zanin

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BACKGROUND Few studies provide follow-up information or systematic investigation of prognostic parameters of nonorganic (psychogenic) visual loss in children. METHODS A retrospective case series analysis was performed on 58 patients younger than 16 years old who had nonorganic visual loss and underwent at least a 3-month follow-up clinic visit and/or(More)
INTRODUCTION Congenital nystagmus (CN) that is present by the age of 3 months is the most common form of nystagmus in childhood. We present a prospective study (2001-2008) in which we report imaging findings in 48 children with CN. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-six boys and 22 girls with CN underwent a complete ophthalmologic assessment and a cerebral MRI(More)
PATIENTS AND METHODS Biometric measurements were recorded in the eyes of 238 children with hypermetropia (3-16 years of age), using the Lenstar 900 biometer (Haag-Streit(®)) with no contact. Four refractive groups were divided by objective refraction and spherical equivalent (group 1, more than 6.00 D; group 2, +4.50 to +99 D; group 3, +3.00 to +4.49 D;(More)
INTRODUCTION Duane retraction syndrome (DRS) is a congenital ocular motility disorder with innervational dysgenesis. MRI improves our understanding of this disease by providing in vivo access to nerves and oculomotor muscles. The goal of this prospective study (2000-2008) was to analyze DRS clinically and neuroradiologically. PATIENTS AND METHODS(More)
Cephenemya stimulator (Clark) (Diptera Oestridae) is first recorded in Italy parasiting roe deer (Capreolus capreolus). Diagnosis was made by examination of II-III instar larvae (fig. 1-2) from roe deers killed in Trient province. In these last years in the Trentin region, there was an increasing of roe deers number (actually about 20.000); at the same time(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy of functional amblyopia treatment in children having undergone surgery for primary infantile glaucoma. PATIENTS AND METHOD Parameters studied included: age at surgery, current age, visual acuity (VA) (initial and most recent acuity), refraction, alignment, adherence to amblyopia treatment, condition of the cornea (Haab(More)
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