Emerson M. Cruz

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BACKGROUND To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Supracor excimer laser algorithm to treat hyperopic presbyopic patients using laser in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK). METHODS This is a retrospective case review of patients diagnosed with hyperopia (Sphere ≥ +0.0 D and presbyopia reading add ≥ 1.0 D) who underwent Supracor excimer laser treatment(More)
BACKGROUND To compare intraocular pressure (IOP) changes following topical dexamethasone administration for 1 month in keratoconic versus normal eyes. METHODS This is a retrospective, single-center, non-randomized case series evaluation of 350 eyes. Two groups were formed: normal/control Group A (nA =73), eyes that underwent excimer laser photorefractive(More)
Objective This study determined the incidence of and risk factors for color-vision abnormalities among Filipino patients undergoing directly observed treatment short-course (DOTS) for tuberculosis. Methods A prospective single-cohort study involving newly diagnosed patients with category-1 tuberculosis, recruited from DOTS health centers in Manila, was(More)
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