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A 40-year-old female patient with a 5-year history of systemic lupus erythematosus was referred to our policlinic with complaints of erythema, atrophy, and telangiectasia on the upper eyelids for 8 months. No associated mucocutaneous lesion was present. Biopsy taken by our ophthalmology department revealed discoid lupus erythematosus. Topical tacrolimus was(More)
To determine whether convergence rather than accommodation has a primary effect on the changes in axial length and other biometric components during near fixation, we measured the anterior chamber depth, lens thickness, vitreous length and axial length in the right eyes of 124 young male subjects while their left eyes focused at distance (6 m) and near (20(More)
PURPOSE To identify any patterns in the cause of anterior uveitis in a Turkish population and compare them with results from previous studies. METHODS The clinical records of 75 patients between January 2009 and January 2010 were retrospectively analyzed and classified as anterior uveitis according to Standardization of Uveitis Nomenclature criteria.(More)
PURPOSE To compare change of macular thickness after uneventful cataract surgery and after cataract surgery complicated with vitreous loss, using optic coherence tomography (OCT). METHODS Twenty eyes of 20 patients who underwent cataract surgery complicated with posterior capsular tear participated in this retrospective study (Group 2). The fellow eyes of(More)
Purpose. We aimed to describe a unique case in which a patient developed unilateral optic neuritis and angle-closure glaucoma as a result of snake envenomation. Case Report. Approximately 18 hours after envenomation, a 67-year-old female patient described visual impairment and severe pain in her left eye (LE). The patient's best corrected visual acuity was(More)
We read with interest Ahangar et al's paper on evaluation of scientific outputs of 40 Iranian researchers. The authors reported a mean h-index of 38.5 for 40 Iranian researchers (1). We think that this should be an incorrect evaluation. Because, the total number of articles and total citations were given as 877 and 3858, respectively. It is impossible to(More)
PURPOSE This study aimed to evaluate the changes in macular thickness following inferior oblique muscle recession surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-eight eyes from 21 patients undergoing ocular muscle surgery were included. Patients were grouped into three groups based on the type of surgical intervention: Group I (n = 12), inferior oblique recession(More)
Dear Editor, Cho et al. [1] described the " Sutureless intrascleral pocket technique of transscleral fixation of intraocular lens in previous vitrectomized eyes'' in April issue. The authors prepare two scleral pockets with a crescent knife 2 mm from the limbus and opposed 180 degree each other without any conjunctival dissection. Following, they enter into(More)