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PURPOSE To analyze the association of polymorphisms of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase (NOS3) gene and nitric oxide (NO) levels with high-tension primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) in an Egyptian population. METHODS This case-control study included 160 patients who had high-tension POAG (76 men and 84 women; age range 41-75 years) and 110 controls(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of the current study is to evaluate the surgical outcome for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RD) associated with Behçet's disease (BD). METHODS The current retrospective study included all patients operated for rhegmatogenous RD associated with BD in our institution from June 2007 to June 2012. Surgical repair was done either by(More)
Introduction Due to the close anatomical relationship between the paranasal sinuses and the orbit, involvement or injury of the orbit from paranasal sinuses procedures may occur. Objectives We aimed to study the early and delayed effect of endoscopic sinus surgery on intraocular pressure (IOP). Methods We included in the study 38 patients with chronic(More)
PURPOSE To compare and evaluate the efficacy of two different surgical techniques for the treatment of near-distance disparity esotropia; combined resection-recession and recession-retroequatorial myopexy of medial rectus muscles. PATIENTS AND METHODS This prospective study included 28 patients diagnosed with convergence excess esotropia who had worn(More)
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