Marcela Lonngi

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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate intravitreal bevacizumab as an adjuvant treatment to plaque brachytherapy in the treatment of choroidal melanoma. METHODS This was a retrospective, consecutive study of 124 patients treated from 2007 to 2009 for choroidal melanoma with plaque brachytherapy. Patients were treated with I-125 plaque(More)
Retinal astrocytic hamartoma or retinal astrocytoma is the best-known ocular manifestation of tuberous sclerosis complex, a neurocutaneous syndrome characterized by the development of multiple disseminated hamartomas. It can have several clinical presentations, ranging from unilateral transparent, noncalcified lesions to bilateral multinodular,(More)
PURPOSE To describe the clinical features of uveitis in children treated at two ophthalmologic centers in Bogotá, Colombia, in a 13 year-period. METHODS Retrospective observational clinical record review of pediatric children with diagnosis of uveitis. RESULTS In total, 310 children were evaluated, 51.9% were female, mean age of 10.1 years. Posterior(More)
PURPOSE To review the literature on tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis (TINU) syndrome, and to report a case of a patient with relapsing polychondritis (RP) and TINU syndrome. METHOD TINU syndrome is a rare oculorenal inflammatory disorder. It is more common in young women with autoimmune conditions, infections, systemic disease, and previous use of(More)
Importance Amblyopia is the most common cause of visual impairment in childhood, with a prevalence of 1% to 4% in children in the United States. To date, no studies using noninvasive optical coherence tomographic angiography (OCTA) have measured blood flow in the retinal capillary layers in children with amblyopia. Objective To evaluate the retinal and(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings of 27 eyes treated with intravitreal bevacizumab for intraretinal and subretinal vascular activity associated with atypical choroidal nevi. METHODS This was an Internal Review Board-approved retrospective review of 27 eyes of 27 patients with choroidal nevus treated for secondary vascular(More)
PURPOSE To analyze functional and anatomical outcomes following 23/25(+) gauge microincisional pars plana vitrectomy surgery (MIVS) in patients with radiation-related retinal detachment after successful 125-iodine (I-125) brachytherapy treatment for malignant uveal melanoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective case series of 102 consecutive eyes of 102(More)
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