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PURPOSE To evaluate the aqueous humor concentrations and cyclooxygenase (COX) inhibitory activities of nepafenac, amfenac, ketorolac, and bromfenac after topical ocular administration of Nevanac (nepafenac 0.1%), Acular LS (ketorolac 0.4%), or Xibrom (bromfenac 0.09%). SETTING Five private ophthalmology practices throughout the United States. METHODS(More)
PURPOSE This review article examines the prevalence, etiology, and current therapies of dry eye disease, with special focus on postmenopausal women. METHOD A systematic literature search utilizing MEDLINE was conducted to identify peer-reviewed articles related to dry eye published prior to September 2008. The terms "dry eye" and "women" were searched in(More)
This paper reports an occurrence of angle closure glaucoma following a combined blepharoplasty and ectropion repair. We are unaware of any previous reports of such an incident. Specific to this case was the coexistence of a cataract that contributed to the narrowing of the anterior chamber. This condition, along with pupil dilation secondary to the(More)
PURPOSE To determine whether combined cataract surgery with endoscopic laser cycloablation produces less inflammation than cataract surgery combined with a filtering procedure. SETTING Taylor Regional Hospital (surgeries) and EyeSight Associates (examinations), Warner Robins, Georgia, USA. METHODS A randomized prospective study was conducted of 58 eyes(More)
PURPOSE To present a clinicopathological correlation of 2 pairs of piggyback posterior chamber intraocular lenses (PC IOLs) explanted because of opacification between the lens optics. SETTING Gayton Health Center, Eyesight Associates of Middle Georgia, Warner Robins, Georgia, and Center for Research on Ocular Therapeutics and Biodevices, Storm Eye(More)
PURPOSE To report the histopathologic and ultrastructural features of three cases of interlenticular opacification (ILO) between piggyback intraocular lenses. DESIGN Interventional case series with clinicopathologic correlation. METHODS Three pairs of acrylic piggyback lenses were explanted due to decrease in visual acuity associated with ILO. Lenses(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the safety and efficacy of implanting a second intraocular lens (IOL) to correct pseudophakic refractive error. DESIGN Noncomparative, prospective, consecutive case series. PARTICIPANTS Eight eyes of eight normal pseudophakes and seven eyes of seven postpenetrating keratoplasty (PK) pseudophakes were included in the study. (More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy and ocular safety of bromfenac ophthalmic solution (bromfenac) 0.09% dosed once daily for the treatment of ocular inflammation and pain after cataract surgery with posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation. DESIGN Randomized, double-masked, vehicle-controlled or active-controlled, multicenter, clinical trials. (More)