Małgorzata Zaraś

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PURPOSE To assess the association between genotypes and alleles of the C-460T polymorphism of the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) gene and the risk of wet form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). MATERIALS AND METHODS 100 patients with clinically diagnosed wet form of AMD and 104 healthy individuals were enrolled in this study. The(More)
UNLABELLED The authors describe a 79-year-old man with Osler-Rendu-Weber syndrome, who developed intraoperative choroidal hemorrhage in left eye. During phacoemulsification under local anesthesia, shallowing of the anterior chamber was observed. Acetazolamide was administered and peribulbar block performed. Phacoemulsification was continued and intraocular(More)
BACKGROUND Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a primary cause of blindness among the elderly in developed countries. The nature of AMD is complex and includes both environmental and hereditary factors. Oxidative stress is thought to be essential in AMD pathogenesis. Iron is suggested to be implicated in the pathogenesis of AMD through the catalysis(More)
The aim of the study was to evaluate effectiveness of prophylactic antibiotics usage and the prevalence of infectious complications, after ocular surgery. Authors analyzed data from 53 ocular surgery centers in Poland: 28674 cases of cataract surgery, 6518 cases of complicated cataract surgery, 1387 cases of contemporary cataract and glaucoma surgery and(More)
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive disease characterized in macula photoreceptors degeneration that leads to loss of central vision in elderly people, especially in developed countries. Many environmental and genetic factors have influence on the occurrence and progression of AMD as well as its form: either dry or exudative. Despite of(More)
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