José Ricardo Diniz

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE To investigate clinical features and visual acuity outcomes associated with the use of regional anesthesia with monitored anesthesia care (RA/MAC) versus general anesthesia for open globe injuries in adult reparable eyes. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective, consecutive case series including all adults with open globe injuries(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate age-related macular degeneration (AMD) prevalence and its risk factors in two different populations, with distinct socioeconomic conditions, at two ophthalmological centers in Pernambuco state, Brazil. METHODS A cross-sectional study was performed in 200 volunteers aged 55 years or older. One hundred were cared for by the Public Health(More)
PURPOSE To report pars plana vitrectomy results of intravitreous use of liquid perfluorocarbon as a short-term postoperative tamponade in retinal detachment due to giant tears in a series of patients. METHODS Ten of those patients, all of them complicated by proliferative vitreoretinopathy grade B or worse, with tear extension varying from 90 masculine to(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate visual results and vitreoretinopathy and retinal detachment frequencies in patients with and without prophylactic pre-equatorial retinal photocoagulation, who underwent clear lens extraction (CLE) to correct myopia. METHODS Thirty-five patients (60 eyes) that underwent clear lens extraction at the "Fundação Altino Ventura" had median(More)
The popularization of bungee jumping is causing an increase in occurrences of lesions associated with its practice, including ocular lesions. The purpose of this study is to describe a case of acute decrease in vision and visual field defects following a bungee jump. The authors present a case of a 48-year-old woman, without history of systemic or ocular(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the conjunctival bacterial microbiota and antibiogram profile in the preoperative of antiangiogenic intravitreous injection for age-related macular degeneration, and compare to the preoperative microbiota of patients submitted to cataract surgery. METHODS Cross-sectional, observational, case series study. Two groups were organized:(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the functional outcome and macular index in patients with macular hole who underwent surgery with internal limiting membrane removal. METHODS Fifteen eyes of 15 patients with idiopathic macular hole stages 2, 3 or 4 were enrolled in this study. All patients underwent conventional macular hole surgery with trypan blue staining to remove(More)
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