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Ion channels in presynaptic nerve terminals and control of transmitter release.
The primary function of the presynaptic nerve terminal is to release transmitter quanta and thus activate the postsynaptic target cell. In almost every step leading to the release of transmitterExpand
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Comparison of posterior lamellar keratoplasty techniques to penetrating keratoplasty.
PURPOSE To describe the visual outcomes and intraoperative and postoperative complications after penetrating keratoplasty (PK), deep lamellar endothelial keratoplasty (DLEK), Descemet strippingExpand
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Comparison of three different techniques of corneal transplantation for keratoconus.
PURPOSE To compare the visual outcomes following deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK), penetrating keratoplasty (PK), and manual top-hat PK (TH-PK) in subjects undergoing cornealExpand
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IntraLase-enabled astigmatic keratotomy for postkeratoplasty astigmatism.
PURPOSE To report on the outcomes of IntraLase-enabled astigmatic keratotomy (IEAK) and to compare it with manual astigmatic keratotomy (AK) for the management of postkeratoplasty astigmatism. Expand
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Dry eye in diabetic patients.
PURPOSE To compare the prevalence of keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) in a prospective cohort of 22,382 diabetic patients with that in the general population. DESIGN Prospective, observational,Expand
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Subconjunctival Bevacizumab Injection for Corneal Neovascularization in Recurrent Pterygium
Purpose: We report on the use of subconjunctival bevacizumab on corneal vessel density in recurrent pterygia.Methods: The charts of 5 patients with recurrent pterygium, who received subconjunctivalExpand
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IntraLase-enabled astigmatic keratotomy for post-keratoplasty astigmatism: on-axis vector analysis.
PURPOSE To determine the refractive predictability, stability, efficacy, and complication rate of femtosecond laser-enabled astigmatic keratotomy for post-keratoplasty astigmatism. DESIGN AExpand
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Incidence, possible risk factors, and potential effects of an opaque bubble layer created by a femtosecond laser
PURPOSE: To describe the incidence, characteristics, risk factors, and sequelae of an opaque bubble layer created by the IntraLase (15 Khz) femtosecond laser (IntraLase, Corp.). SETTING: PrivateExpand
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Cataract surgery is associated with a higher rate of photodynamic therapy for age-related macular degeneration.
PURPOSE To investigate the association between cataract surgery and the rate of photodynamic therapy (PDT) for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). DESIGN Observational population-basedExpand
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Subconjunctival Bevacizumab Injection for Corneal Neovascularization
Purpose: To report on the clinical use of subconjunctival bevacizumab in patients with corneal neovascularization. Methods: The charts of 10 consecutive patients with corneal neovascularization whoExpand
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