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Ultrasonic visualization of the effect of blinking on the lacrimal pump mechanism
BackgroundThe role of the lacrimal sac (LS) and the medial canthal tendon in the lacrimal pump mechanism is controversial. This study used ultrasonic visualization to analyze thisExpand
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Examination of preschool children for ametropia: First experiences using a new hand-held autorefractor
introduction Over the last decades, various methods have been investigated for preschool screening for amblyogenic ametropia. The SureSight is a new hand-held wavefront-analyzing autorefractorExpand
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Treatment of basal cell carcinoma of the eyelids with 5% topical imiquimod: a 3-year follow-up study
BackgroundThe aim of this study was to determine the efficacy and safety of 5% topical imiquimod, and the long-term results following its use, in the treatment of nodular basal cell carcinoma (BCC)Expand
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[Dacryocystorhinostomia externa. Technique, indications and results].
In a retrospective study on the years 1978-1989, the data we obtained on 1014 operative procedures of external dacryocystorhinostomy at the University Eye Hospital in Münster showed an ageExpand
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Therapeutic use of the 193-nm excimer laser in corneal pathologies
Abstract• Purpose: To analyze the results of phototherapeutic keratectomy. • Patients and methods: We performed 193-nm excimer laser phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) in 252 eyes of 216 patientsExpand
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Results of high dose 106-ruthenium irradiation of choroidal melanomas.
The favored treatment of intraocular melanomas in Germany is 106-ruthenium eye plaque therapy. The Departments of Radiation Therapy and Ophthalmology (University of Münster) initiated a clinicalExpand
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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus keratitis after excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy
A 43-year-old woman in good health was admitted to the hospital 3 days after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) in the left eye with postoperative bandage contact lens application. She had developed aExpand
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Bilateral Cataract and Corectopia after Laser Eyelid Epilation
Purpose To report a patient with bilateral cataract and corectopia after laser epilation of the eyebrows. Design Single interventional case report. Methods A 27-year-old woman with a history ofExpand
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Phototherapeutic keratectomy in corneal diseases.
We present our clinical strategy to treat corneal diseases with the excimer laser. Nine eyes with recurrent erosion after trauma, three eyes with band keratopathy, and one eye with secondaryExpand
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