Lilia Tounsi

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The expression pattern of VEGF, p53 and ICAM-1 was studied in conjunctiva of diabetic patients with and without retinopathy. All patients underwent a complete ophthalmic examination, including retinal fluorescein angiography. Indirect immunoperoxidase method was performed on 20 eyes of 20 patients with type II diabetes without DR and on 5 eyes of 5 patients(More)
PURPOSE Diabetic fibrovascular membranes are the main pathological changes of proliferative diabetic retinopathy that can cause serious complications leading to blindness. Since the mechanism of fibrovascular membrane development is still unknown, the aim of our study was to identify potential biomarkers for this pathology. To this end, we analyzed the(More)
PURPOSE To comparatively evaluate the optic nerve head (ONH) using the confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscope (CSLO) in normal eye subjects (NE) versus big cup (BC) patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 83 NEs (43 subjects) and 44 BC eyes (22 patients) were evaluated in this prospective study. The ONH was imaged using the CSLO (HRT-II; Heidelberg(More)
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