Kyung Seek Choi

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PURPOSE To assess the changes in diabetic retinopathy (DR) in Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) patients after bariatric surgery. METHODS Consecutive 20 patients with T2DM who underwent bariatric surgery and were followed for at least 12 months were enrolled. The case history was reviewed retrospectively, and laboratory data were assessed at baseline and every 3(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate therapeutic effects and usefulness of a combination treatment of intravitreal injection of triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA) and panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) in patients with clinically significant macular edema secondary to proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR). METHODS Visual acuity test, fundoscopy, fluorescein angiography, and(More)
IMPORTANCE Iatrogenic occlusion of the ophthalmic artery and its branches is a rare but devastating complication of cosmetic facial filler injections. OBJECTIVE To investigate clinical and angiographic features of iatrogenic occlusion of the ophthalmic artery and its branches caused by cosmetic facial filler injections. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS(More)
A 27-year-old female presented with sudden visual loss of her right eye after receiving an autologous fat injection into the right nasolabial fold. Fundus examination of the right eye showed multiple whitish patchy lesions with macular edema. Fluorescein angiogram showed deterioration of choroidal circulation with patchy choroidal filling and arm-to-retina(More)
Intravitreal injection of bevacizumab has been shown to satisfactorily treat retinopathy of prematurity; nevertheless, the safety of antivascular endothelial growth factor therapy in children remains uncertain. We report a patient with bilateral, zone 1, stage 3 plus retinopathy of prematurity who was treated with combined laser photocoagulation and(More)
PURPOSE To determine long-term surgical findings and outcomes after vitrectomy for symptomatic lamellar macular holes. METHODS This is a retrospective, consecutive, interventional case series. Sixteen patients (31 eyes) with lamellar macular holes and central visual loss participated in the study. All patients underwent 3-port pars plana vitrectomy with(More)
PURPOSE To compare the shape and self-sealing nature of scleral incision sites according to bevel shape and trocar blade direction in 23-gauge microincisional vitrectomy surgery. METHODS Twenty-three-gauge microincisional vitrectomies were performed in 60 eyes using a single-step entry system (Alcon Surgical, USA) and a 23-gauge two-step Eckardt(More)
UNLABELLED Two patients complained of blurred vision approximately 6 months after having combined vitrectomy and phacoemulsification with implantation of a C-flex 570C hydrophilic acrylic intraocular lens (IOL). Multiple granules were noted on the anterior surface of the IOLs in both patients. Intraocular lens exchange was performed in both eyes, and the(More)
We describe the surgical technique of using an illuminated infusion chandelier for cataract extraction in patients with absent red reflex due to vitreous hemorrhage. A 23-gauge illuminated infusion chandelier was used for cataract extraction in 6 consecutive patients (6 eyes) who underwent combined surgery: phacoemulsification and 23-gauge sutureless(More)