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Fifty Galeazzi fracture dislocations were treated by early open reduction, internal fixation, and cancellous bone grafting. After 1 year, 40 cases were good, 8 fair, and 2 poor. We conclude that early open reduction and rigid internal fixation reestablishes the normal relationship of the fractured fragments and the distal radioulnar joint without repair of(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the effectiveness of full-time occlusion therapy in treating amblyopia in 11- to 15-year-old children and to determine its lasting results. PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty-five compliant children 11 to 15 years old who had amblyopia were treated with full-time (during all waking hours) occlusion of their good eye until no further(More)
PURPOSES To describe a new technique of scleral tissue augmented cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive (CTA) application and to evaluate its efficacy in noninfectious corneal perforations that measure between 3.5 and 4.5 mm. METHODS Retrospective noncomparative case series included 16 consecutive patients diagnosed with moderate-sized corneal perforations(More)
PURPOSE To present a new complication of persistent corneal edema after collagen cross-linking (CXL) in keratoconus patients. DESIGN Retrospective case series of postoperative corneal edema after CXL. METHODS study population: All patients who underwent CXL treatment with subsequent corneal edema. Patients with stromal haze were excluded. intervention:(More)
PURPOSE To report a patient with vernal keratoconjunctivitis who developed mycotic keratitis in absence of known risk factors. METHODS A 17-year-old male suffering from vernal keratoconjunctivitis presented with infective keratitis. The patient had been treated in the past with topical antihistaminics and vasoconstrictors. The patient had not been exposed(More)
Intralesional injection of triamcinolone acetonide 5 mg/mL suspension was used in the treatment of 110 cases of chalazion; 92.3% of the cases resolved completely with one to three injections, irrespective of the duration and consistency of the chalazion. Recurrence and yellow deposits were seen at the site of injection in a minority of patients.
PURPOSE To investigate the effect of the augmentation of levodopa with part-time and full-time occlusion on visual acuity and to determine its late results in amblyopia. METHODS Seventy-two patients with amblyopia were prospectively studied and randomly distributed into groups A, B, and C consisting of 24 patients each. Group A patients received levodopa(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness of unilateral lateral rectus muscle recession and medial rectus muscle resection with or without advancement in treating postoperative consecutive exotropia. METHODS We performed a retrospective review on 31 patients with consecutive exotropia who were treated with unilateral lateral rectus muscle recession and medial(More)