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PURPOSE To compare the clinical outcomes of the EX-PRESS glaucoma filtration device placed under a partial-thickness scleral flap with trabeculectomy. DESIGN Randomized, prospective, multicenter trial. METHODS A total of 120 eyes in 120 subjects were analyzed, including 59 eyes treated with EX-PRESS and 61 eyes treated with trabeculectomy. Both the(More)
This study examined the cognitive functioning of 10 treatment-resistant schizophrenic patients after a minimum of a 1-year trial on clozapine. Results indicated significant improvements on prorated Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised (WAIS-R) Full Scale, Verbal, and Performance IQs and on the WAIS-R Similarities and Digit Symbol subtests. A trend was(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW There is an increasing interest and availability of micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) procedures. It is important that this increase is supported by sound, peer-reviewed evidence. This article will define MIGS, review relevant publications in the period of annual review and discuss future directions. RECENT FINDINGS The results of(More)
PURPOSE To report visual outcomes and complications of modified McCannel iris suture fixation of small-incision foldable acrylic intraocular lenses (IOLs) for aphakia in the absence of capsule support. DESIGN Retrospective interventional case series. PARTICIPANTS Forty-six patients who underwent foldable acrylic IOL implantation using peripheral iris(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare 2 commonly used aqueous drainage devices for the treatment of refractory glaucoma. DESIGN International, multicenter, randomized trial. PARTICIPANTS Patients aged 18 years or older with uncontrolled or high-risk glaucoma refractory to maximum medical therapy, many of whom had failed trabeculoplasty and trabeculectomy. METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the 1-year treatment outcomes of the Ahmed Versus Baerveldt (AVB) Study. DESIGN Multicenter randomized clinical trial. PARTICIPANTS A total of 238 patients were enrolled in the study, including 124 in the Ahmed group and 114 in the Baerveldt group. METHODS Patients aged 18 years or older with uncontrolled glaucoma refractory to(More)
This review provides a comprehensive assessment of intraocular pressure (IOP), phacoemulsification techniques, and intraocular lenses (IOLs) in pseudoexfoliation (PXF) eyes having cataract surgery. Pseudoexfoliation is ubiquitous and the most common cause for open-angle glaucoma worldwide. Cataracts occur with increased frequency in PXF eyes, and surgery is(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to describe the fluidics of a novel non-valved glaucoma implant designed to prevent hypotony and compare the fluidics of this device with two commonly used non-valved glaucoma devices. METHODS The XEN 45 micro-fistula implant was designed to limit hypotony by virtue of its length and width according to the(More)
Purpose. To describe the distribution of ocular variables, risk factors, and disease severity in newly diagnosed ocular hypertension (OH) or open-angle glaucoma (OAG). Methods. Eligible subjects underwent a complete history and examination. Adjusted odds ratios (ORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) obtained from multiple logistic regression models were(More)
OBJECTIVE This study determined the influence of depressive symptoms on subsequent mortality of all causes. METHOD The Honolulu Heart Program, established in 1965, is a prospective, community-based cohort of Japanese American men living in Hawaii. The analysis was based on 3,196 Japanese American men aged 71-93 at the time of the fourth examination in(More)