Jia-Kang Wang

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The patient, a 32-year-old man, had lacrimation in the left eye and a 3-year history of a slowly enlarging mass in the medial canthal region of his left eye. He did not complain of any pain, purulent discharge, or bloody tears, and he did not report having similar symptoms in the past. He also did not have a history of acute or chronic dacryocystitis. The(More)
AIM : To investigate the predictability of intraocular lens (IOL) power calculation using the IOLMaster and different IOL power calculation formulas in eyes with various axial length (AL). METHODS : Patients were included who underwent uneventful phacoemulsification with IOL implantation in the Department of Ophthalmology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital,(More)
PURPOSE To investigate complications of various porous orbital implants and wrapping materials in the pediatric population after enucleation. DESIGN A retrospective, comparative, nonrandomized study. METHODS Between November 1992 and November 2006, patients younger than 15 years old were collected for study participation. They underwent enucleation with(More)
To compare the efficacy of intravitreal ranibizumab between non-vitrectomized and vitrectomized eyes with diabetic macular edema (DME). A retrospective, nonrandomized, and comparative study. From May 2013 to March 2016, 148 eyes of 148 patients with treatment-naïve center-involving DME were reviewed in one institution. Forty-six eyes underwent prior(More)
PURPOSE To describe a case of X-linked retinoschisis with pseudophakic cystoid macular edema treated by posterior subtenon injection of triamcinolone acetonide. CASE REPORT The patient was a 60-year-old man. His best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) was counting fingers in the right eye. Senile cataract was found with grade II nuclear sclerosis. Optical(More)
PURPOSE Cholesterol granuloma is usually associated with chronic middle ear disease. Involvement of the ethmoid sinus by cholesterol granuloma is rare. We describe a case with cholesterol granuloma of the posterior ethmoid sinus causing optic nerve compression. No previous reports were found in our review of the literature. CASE REPORT A 48-year-old man(More)
PURPOSE To investigate effectiveness of adding a scleral patch graft on a Vicryl mesh-wrapped porous orbital implant to prevent exposure following enucleation. DESIGN A retrospective, comparative, nonrandomized study. METHODS From October 1996 to February 2006, 74 consecutive patients (74 sockets) who received porous orbital implants primarily or(More)
The 2-year-old male patient had epiphora of the right eye since birth. Medical and family histories were unremarkable. The ocular examination revealed the absence of both puncta on the right side. Under general anesthesia, the child underwent Jones one-snip procedure on both puncta as modified by Putterman [3]. A 27-gauge needle was used to penetrate the(More)
We report a case of an unusual clinical presentation of posterior scleritis. A 40-year-old woman suffered from sudden blurred vision in her left eye for 1 day. She had no systemic or autoimmune diseases. Fundus examination revealed a subretinal mass (10.5 x 6 mm in basal diameter) in the nasal-superior quadrant extending from the optic disc to the(More)
The purpose of this article is to report a case with rubeosis iridis treated by intravitreal aflibercept. A 61-year-old man had iris neovascularization and scanty vitreous hemorrhage secondary to proliferative diabetic retinopathy in the right eye. Neither neovascularization of angle nor elevation of intraocular pressure was found. Single intravitreal(More)