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Utility values and age-related macular degeneration.
OBJECTIVE To ascertain the utility values associated with age-related macular degeneration and varying degrees of visual loss. DESIGN A cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS Eighty white patients… Expand
The ocular ischemic syndrome
The records of 43 consecutive patients (51 eyes) with the ocular ischemic syndrome (ocular symptoms and signs attributable to severe carotid artery obstruction) were studied in a retrospective… Expand
Vision and quality-of-life.
- G. Brown
- Medicine, Psychology
- Transactions of the American Ophthalmological…
OBJECTIVE To determine the relationship of visual acuity loss to quality of life. DESIGN Three hundred twenty-five patients with visual loss to a minimum of 20/40 or greater in at least 1 eye were… Expand
Pars plana vitrectomy versus combined pars plana vitrectomy-scleral buckle for primary repair of pseudophakic retinal detachment.
PURPOSE To evaluate pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) versus a combined PPV and scleral buckle (PPV/SB) for repair of noncomplex, pseudophakic retinal detachment. DESIGN Retrospective, nonrandomized,… Expand
Long-Term Results from an Epiretinal Prosthesis to Restore Sight to the Blind.
PURPOSE Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a group of inherited retinal degenerations leading to blindness due to photoreceptor loss. Retinitis pigmentosa is a rare disease, affecting only approximately… Expand
Quality of life associated with diabetes mellitus in an adult population.
- G. Brown, M. Brown, S. Sharma, H. Brown, M. Gozum, P. Denton
- Journal of diabetes and its complications
To ascertain the quality of life associated with the health state of diabetes mellitus using utility value analysis. Consecutive adult patients with diabetes mellitus for at least 1 year and a mean… Expand
Congenital pits of the optic nerve head. II. Clinical studies in humans.
The clinical characteristics of 75 eyes with congenital pits of the optic nerve head were reviewed, particularly in relation to associated serous retinal detachment. Retinal detachment was found in… Expand
Inadvertent globe perforation during retrobulbar and peribulbar anesthesia. Patient characteristics, surgical management, and visual outcome.
The authors report a series of 20 eyes from 20 patients in whom inadvertent perforation of the globe occurred during local anesthesia for ocular surgery. Perforation resulted from retrobulbar… Expand
Incremental cost-effectiveness of initial cataract surgery.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to perform a reference case, cost-utility analysis of initial cataract surgery using the current literature on cataract outcomes and complications. DESIGN… Expand
Coats' disease diagnosed in adulthood.
PURPOSE To investigate the manifestations and clinical course of Coats' disease diagnosed in adulthood and to describe the characteristics of patients who develop it. DESIGN Retrospective… Expand