Khalid Hasanee

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Endocapsular support devices, such as the capsular tension ring, and other newer scleral-fixated devices have become increasingly important in the management of compromised zonules during cataract surgery. Cataract removal in patients with significant zonulopathy presents many challenges with increase risk of intraoperative and postoperative complications.(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the outcomes in nanophthalmic eyes that had phacoemulsification and intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. SETTING Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. METHODS Six nanophthalmic eyes of 4 patients had uneventful phacoemulsification and posterior chamber IOL implantation with a retrobulbar or(More)
OBJECTIVES The objective was to assess the predictive value of clinical signs and symptoms of herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) for development of moderate to severe eye disease. METHODS This was a prospective cohort multicenter study of 54 patients referred to the ophthalmology service after presenting to the emergency department (ED) or primary care(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To discuss current designs, indications, contraindications and controversies pertaining to capsular tension devices. RECENT FINDINGS Capsular tension rings and other newer endocapsular support devices have become increasingly important in the management of zonular weakness during cataract extraction. They have been found to improve both(More)
Diamond blades have been used extensively in cataract surgery but their routine use in glaucoma surgery has been limited owing to the lack of controlled sharpness. The SuperCrescent knife is an ultrathin (100 μm) diamond blade that is an innovative modification of conventional blade design. Its pentium faceted trapezoidal design along with the square front(More)
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