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PURPOSE To assess the role of anti-tubercular therapy in uveitis with latent/manifest tuberculosis (TB). DESIGN Retrospective, interventional case series. METHODS A total of 360 patients from uveitis clinic with following inclusion criteria were studied: 1) complete clinical records of visual acuity, slit-lamp biomicroscopic examination, intraocular(More)
PURPOSE To study the incidence of open globe injuries and the outcome in children, and to study the risk factors for post-traumatic endophthalmitis. METHODS Paediatric patient population. Retrospective analysis of 72 consecutive cases of open globe injury over 3 years (January 1998 to December 2000). RESULTS The cause of trauma was sports related (n =(More)
The purpose of this study is to report the efficacy of intravitreal Ozurdex implant in managing recalcitrant diabetic macular edema. Retrospective interventional non-randomized study of patients with recalcitrant diabetic macular edema who received intravitreal Ozurdex implant. Main outcome measures were change in the central macular thickness, visual(More)
AIM The aim was to study the structural sequelae and refractive outcome after laser treatment for Type 1 prethreshold retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in Asian Indian eyes. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective chart review of infants with Type 1 prethreshold ROP (defined according to the Early Treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity study) undergoing(More)
PURPOSE To compare high-definition (HD) spectral-domain optical coherence tomography [SD-OCT] (Cirrus HD-OCT; Carl Zeiss, Dublin, California, USA) with time-domain optical coherence tomography [TD-OCT] (Stratus version 4; Carl Zeiss) for imaging macula in patients of uveitis. DESIGN Interventional case series. METHODS Thirty consecutive patients (51(More)
BACKGROUND Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is an important cause of childhood blindness in developing countries. AIM To report the spectrum of ROP and associated risk factors in babies weighing > 1250 g at birth in a developing country. SETTING AND DESIGN Institutional, retrospective, non-randomized, observational clinical case series. MATERIALS AND(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the feasibility and short-term outcome of 23-gauge vitrectomy in children for various vitreoretinal conditions. METHODS A retrospective chart review was conducted of consecutive children younger than 14 years who underwent 23-gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy for various vitreoretinal conditions from January 2008 to(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE To compare various laser wavelengths: argon green (514 nm), vs krypton red (647 nm), vs frequency doubled Nd:YAG (532 nm), and vs diode (810 nm), for laser photocoagulation treatment in clinically significant macular edema (CSME) in diabetics. PATIENTS AND METHODS Four different wavelengths were used to sequentially treat 271 eyes(More)
AIM To report the Karnataka Internet Assisted Diagnosis of Retinopathy of Prematurity (KIDROP) program for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) screening in underserved rural areas using an indigenously developed tele-ROP model. MATERIALS AND METHODS KIDROP currently provides ROP screening and treatment services in three zones and 81 neonatal units in(More)