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POSSIBLE ROLE FOR FUNDUS AUTOFLUORESCENCE AS A PREDICTIVE FACTOR FOR VISUAL ACUITY RECOVERY AFTER EPIRETINAL MEMBRANE SURGERY
Purpose: To study the potential association between fundus autofluorescence, spectral-domain optical coherence tomography, and visual acuity in patients undergoing surgery because of epiretinalExpand
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Vascular endothelial growth factor plasma levels before and after treatment of neovascular age‐related macular degeneration with bevacizumab or ranibizumab
Purpose: To evaluate the changes of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) plasma levels after intravitreal injections of ranibizumab or bevacizumab in patients with exudative age‐related macularExpand
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Comparative effects of bevacizumab, ranibizumab and pegaptanib at intravitreal dose range on endothelial cells.
Anti-VEGF therapy proved to be useful against several ocular pathological situations, including choroidal neovascularization and proliferative retinopathies. Ranibizumab (Ran), Pegaptanib (Peg) andExpand
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Choroidal and macular thickness changes induced by cataract surgery
Background The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of uneventful phacoemulsification on the morphology and thickness of the macula, the submacular choroid, and the peripapillary choroid.Expand
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Arterial Thromboembolic Events in Patients with Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treated with Intravitreal Bevacizumab or Ranibizumab
Background/Aims: To compare retrospectively the incidence of arterial thromboembolic events (ATEs) in patients treated with bevacizumab or ranibizumab for exudative age-related macular degeneration.Expand
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Combination of Intravitreal Ranibizumab and Laser Photocoagulation for Aggressive Posterior Retinopathy of Prematurity
Purpose: To report on 2 cases of aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) treated with intravitreal ranibizumab (Lucentis®) and laser photocoagulation. Methods: Two premature females,Expand
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Spectral-domain optical coherence tomography of the choroid during valsalva maneuver.
PURPOSE To evaluate the influence of Valsalva maneuver on the morphology and thickness of the choroid at the macular area. DESIGN Prospective interventional case series. METHODS InstitutionalExpand
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Open-Globe Injuries at An Emergency Department in Porto, Portugal: Clinical Features and Prognostic Factors
Purpose To describe the epidemiology, characteristics, surgical management, functional outcome, and prognostic factors of open-globe injuries requiring surgical treatment. Methods A retrospectiveExpand
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Comparison of Topical Dorzolamide and Ketorolac Treatment for Cystoid Macular Edema in Retinitis Pigmentosa and Usher's Syndrome
Purpose: To investigate the topical effect of dorzolamide versus ketorolac on retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and Usher's syndrome (US) macular edema. Methods: Prospective, randomized and interventionalExpand
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Clinical and Microbiological Profile of Bacterial Microbial Keratitis in a Portuguese Tertiary Referral Center—Where Are We in 2015?
Objectives: To study the microbial profile, antibiotic susceptibility pattern, risk factors, therapeutic trends, and clinical outcomes for microbial keratitis (MK) in a tertiary health care center.Expand
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