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BACKGROUND Clinically abnormal retinal vessels unique to cerebral malaria have previously been shown to be associated with a poor outcome in African children. There have been no studies of the histopathological correlates of these vessels. DESIGN This is a descriptive study of the clinical-histopathological correlates of the retinal vessels of 11 children(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the safety and efficacy of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA) for ischemic macular edema associated with branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) and foveal ischemia. DESIGN Prospective interventional case series. METHODS setting: Clinical practice. study population: Eighteen eyes of 18 patients with macular edema associated(More)
AIMS To investigate the penetration of ciprofloxacin via different modes of administration into the aqueous humour using capillary zone electrophoresis and to determine its prophylactic role in ophthalmic surgery. METHODS A prospective study was conducted of 84 patients, divided into two groups, undergoing routine cataract surgery and intraocular lens(More)
PURPOSE To investigate whether indocyanine green (ICG) staining of the internal limiting membrane (ILM) improves surgical outcome. METHODS A total of 34 patients were identified who underwent macular hole surgery with ILM peeling augmented with ICG. These were matched retrospectively with 34 patients who underwent macular hole surgery without the use of(More)
BACKGROUND Submacular haemorrhage may occur following intravitreal bevacizumab injection for large occult choroidal neovascularization (CNV) in age-related macular degeneration (AMD). We report the occurrence of submacular haemorrhage following intravitreal ranibizumab compared with intravitreal bevacizumab for large occult CNV in AMD. METHODS(More)
AIM To compare the long term mean intraocular pressure (IOP) reduction after non-augmented single site phacotrabeculectomy with that after trabeculectomy and to determine the relation between preoperative IOP and IOP reduction. METHODS A group of 44 consecutive patients with chronic open angle glaucoma who underwent phacotrabeculectomy were matched to a(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the occurrence of submacular haemorrhages following intravitreal bevacizumab for occult choroidal neovascularisation (CNV) in age-related macular degeneration (AMD). METHODS Retrospective chart review of 53 patients with occult CNV who had received intravitreal bevacizumab 1.25 mg. Analysis was done in three groups based on mean CNV(More)