Koichi Wakimasu

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OBJECTIVE To report two differing forms of upper lid migration of rigid gas-permeable contact lens and review the literature on embedded contact lenses. METHODS Two case reports and review of the literature. RESULTS Case 1 was a 36-year-old woman, who presented with a 1-year history of a left upper lid mass. Eversion of the upper lid revealed a(More)
OBJECTIVE To clarify ambiguous areas in interpreting MR images of Japanese eyelids, a histological examination was conducted on cadavers after the MRI for a comparative evaluation. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Orbital sections including the unilateral upper and lower palpebrae of two Japanese cadavers (an 87-year-old woman and a 49-year-old man) were examined.(More)
PURPOSE The aim was to evaluate tear volume change by using videomeniscometry before and after blepharoptosis surgery. METHODS Fifty-nine eyes of 36 patients with blepharoptosis without lacrimal duct obstruction or other eyelid diseases were examined. All the patients underwent levator advancement, and the tear volume was evaluated preoperatively and 1.5(More)
PURPOSE We studied retrospectively the background of postoperative infection after corneal transplantation. METHODS We reviewed the records of 753 eyes that had undergone corneal transplantation at Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine or the Baptist Eye Clinic over a period of 6 years from April 1994 to March 2000. Patients who developed microbial(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate long-term changes in tear volume by using video meniscometry following blepharoptosis surgery and upper blepharoplasty. METHODS Forty-three eyes of 27 patients with blepharoptosis and 29 eyes of 18 patients with dermatochalasis without lacrimal duct obstruction or other eyelid diseases underwent anterior approach levator advancement or(More)
The purpose of this present study was to investigate predictive clinical factors associated with cystoid macular edema (CME) post Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) in a large case series. Of 393 consecutive patients who underwent DSAEK at Baptist Eye Institute, Kyoto, Japan between July 2011 and November 2016, 241 patients(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of trabeculotomy (TLO) on glaucoma and endothelial cell loss after penetrating keratoplasty (PK). METHODS A retrospective study was conducted on consecutive patients who underwent PK and in whom more than 24 months of follow-up was available. Patients were categorized into the PK+TLO group [ie, TLO(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of trabeculotomy (TLO) on glaucoma and endothelial cell loss after penetrating keratoplasty (PK). METHODS A retrospective study was conducted on consecutive patients who underwent PK and in whom more than 24 months of follow-up was available. Patients were categorized into the PK+TLO group [ie, TLO(More)