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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 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)
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.
A rare case of bilateral central retinal artery occlusion due to occult temporal arteritis is reported. We stress temporal artery biopsy in every patient with central retinal artery occlusion in old age.
A 21-year-old man had abnormal adducting movements of his left eye on mastication. This suggested an anomalous innervation of the medial rectus muscle from the motor branch of the trigeminal nerve that innervated the external pterygoid muscle.
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)
PURPOSE To report various clinical presentations and treatment outcomes in a series of patients with extraocular muscle cysticercosis. METHODS This retrospective study reviewed the charts of 43 patients diagnosed with extraocular muscle cysticercosis with computed tomography and orbital B-scan ultrasonography between January 1991 and December 2002.… (More)
A rare case of documented reversible bilateral optic neuropathy as the presenting manifestation of chronic renal failure is discussed. Repeated hemodialysis in the early stages of the disorder was useful for recovery of vision.