Ioannis P Glavas

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PURPOSE Contact transscleral neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser cyclophotocoagulation (CYC) is a treatment option for advanced glaucoma refractory to alternative treatments. This study determined the long-term efficacy and risks of contact transscleral Nd:YAG laser CYC. DESIGN A prospective study was performed with patients with advanced,(More)
BACKGROUND Nasojugal groove and tear trough are interchangeably used terms by many authors in the literature despite the fact that they describe distinct and different anatomic entities. In the same vein, there are multiple descriptions of treatments and techniques for the cosmetic improvement of these anatomic areas without specifically addressing the(More)
THIS REVIEW OF ORBITAL FRACTURES HAS THREE GOALS: 1) to understand the clinically relevant orbital anatomy with regard to periorbital trauma and orbital fractures, 2) to explain how to assess and examine a patient after periorbital trauma, and 3) to understand the medical and surgical management of orbital fractures. The article aims to summarize the(More)
PURPOSE To determine differences in wearing patterns of sunglasses and/or photochromic lenses in spectacle and contact lens wearers, to assess patient awareness of the indications for the use of tinted lenses, and to identify wearers' lens tint preferences. METHODS A total of 100 individuals wearing some combination of contact lenses and spectacles(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of nonanimal stabilized hyaluronic acid as an injectable filling agent. DESIGN Nonrandomized, retrospective, interventional case series. RESULTS A total of 1446 consecutive patients (1029 women and 417 men) underwent intradermal injection of commercially available nonanimal stabilized hyaluronic acid (2242(More)
An 89-year-old female patient with a history of a left orbital floor fracture repair with synthetic implant 12 years prior, presented with a three-week history of blurry vision, inferior conjunctival chemosis and proptosis of the left eye. CT scan revealed a well-circumscribed subperiosteal lesion with superior elevation of the orbital floor implant. The(More)
BACKGROUND With increasing demand for "double eyelid" surgery within the United States, it becomes prudent for U.S. surgeons to become familiar with Asian eyelid anatomy. OBJECTIVE To identify and describe anatomic characteristics of the Asian upper eyelid. METHODS A cross-sectional descriptive series of 9 Korean-American and 10 Chinese-American(More)
Preclinical Research Approximately 2,500 years ago, Hippocrates used the word herpes as a medical term to describe lesions that appeared to creep or crawl on the skin, advocating heat as a possible treatment. During the last 50 years, pharmaceutical research has made great strides, and therapeutic options have expanded to include small molecule antiviral(More)