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PDT seems to be the least invasive of all therapies currently available to selectively destroy neovascular networks, causing only minimal damage to the surrounding normal tissue. Animal studies have shown that PDT with verteporfi n induces signifi cant regression of corneal neovascularization without any observable changes in other anterior segment(More)
PURPOSE To report the treatment of therapy-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa keratitis with topical piperacillin/tazobactam. METHODS Retrospective report of 3 cases. RESULTS Three patients with P. aeruginosa keratitis were unresponsive to various antimicrobials. Resolution of all 3 cases of keratitis occurred upon commencement of topical(More)
PURPOSE To describe a case of retinal phlebitis associated with autoimmune hemolytic anemia. DESIGN Observational case report. METHODS A 44-year-old Indian man diagnosed with autoimmune hemolytic anemia presented with a 1-week history of blurred vision in both eyes. Fundus biomicroscopy revealed bilateral peripheral retinal venous sheathing and(More)
BACKGROUND hip fractures are an increasing source of morbidity and mortality in older people. The role of visual function tests such as visual impairment, stereopsis, contrast sensitivity and visual field defects in low fragility hip fractures in Asian populations is not well understood. OBJECTIVE to determine the association between various visual(More)
AIM To assess strabismus control and motor ocular alignment for basic exotropia surgery at 5y follow-up. METHODS The medical records of 80 consecutive patients aged less than 17 years of age, who underwent surgery for basic exotropia by a single surgeon between years 2000 to 2009 and completed a minimum of 5y follow-up post-operatively were reviewed. Pre-(More)
AIM To identify the risk indicators for posterior capsular rupture (PCR) in the Malaysian Cataract Surgery Registry (CSR). METHODS Data from the web-based CSR were collected for cataract surgery performed from 2008 to 2013. Data was contributed by 36 Malaysian Ministry of Health public hospitals. Information on patient's age, ethnicity, cause of cataract,(More)
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