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Ligneous conjunctivitis (LC) is a rare form of bilateral chronic recurrent disease in which thick membranes form on the palpebral conjunctiva and other mucosal sites. We report the clinical features and describe the management of two cases. Case 1 was an 8-month-old patient with bilateral membranous conjunctivitis. Case 2 was a 5-year-old patient with(More)
Purpose. To assess the different check sizes of pattern visual evoked potential (PVEP) in diabetic patients without retinopathy according to HbA1c levels and diabetes duration. Methods. Fifty-eight eligible patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and 26 age- and sex-matched healthy controls were included in the study. Only the right eye of each patient was(More)
PURPOSE To discuss surgical intervention strategies among patients with horizontal gaze palsy with concurrent esotropia. METHODS Five consecutive patients with dorsal pontine lesions are presented. Each patient had horizontal gaze palsy with symptomatic diplopia as a consequence of esotropia in primary gaze and an anomalous head turn to attain single(More)
BACKGROUND Indications for corneal transplantation in developed and developing nations differ according to the different spectrum of corneal disease in each country. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to analyze the changing indications and surgical techniques for corneal transplantation over the past 20 years at a tertiary referral center in Turkey.(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim was to compare the corneal topography and tomography parameters of macular corneal dystrophy (MCD), granular corneal dystrophy (GCD) and lattice corneal dystrophy (LCD) patients obtained by Scheimpflug imaging system. METHODS The charts, photographs and topography images of patients were reviewed retrospectively. This study included 73(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the malondialdehyde (MDA) and total thiol (sulfhydryl, SH) levels in rat corneas after intraperitoneal injection of amantadine sulfate. METHODS A total of 12 Wistar albino rats were divided into two groups: control group (n = 6) and amantadine group (n = 6). Balanced salt solution (1 mL, 0.9% NaCl, twice/day) was injected into rats in(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to evaluate and to compare the results of primary and secondary scleral-fixated posterior chamber intraocular lens (PCIOL) implantations in adult patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective analysis of scleral-fixated PCIOLs-implanted during (primary group) or after (secondary group) cataract surgery was performed.(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the morphological changes of rat lacrimal glands at the third month following radioiodine (RAI) treatment and the radioprotective effect of montelukast (ML) sodium against RAI-related lacrimal gland damage. METHODS Fifty female Wistar Albino rats were divided into three groups. The control group (n=10)(More)
Introduction. Late-onset bleb leaks occur more frequently after the use of adjunctive antimetabolites and require surgical management to seal and preserve filtrating bleb. Case Presentation. A 48-year-old female presented with decreased visual acuity for five days in her left eye. She had a left penetrating keratoplasty one year earlier and two(More)
PURPOSE To report case of retinitis pigmentosa in association with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. METHODS An eight year old boy complained of a sudden visual loss. The patient had night blindness, bone spicule-like hyperpigmentation, pale optic disc in both eyes, and the retina was totally detached in the right eye. RESULTS He was initially treated(More)
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