Maria Laura Gomez

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HIV retinopathy is the most common non-infectious complication in the eyes of HIV-positive individuals. Oncotic lesions in the retinal nerve fiber layer, referred to as cotton wool spots (CWS), and intraretinal (IR) hemorrhages are frequently observed but are not unique to this pathology. HIV-positive patients have impaired color vision and contrast(More)
PURPOSE To determine the presence of structural changes in HIV retinae (i.e., photoreceptor density and retinal thickness in the macula) compared with age-matched HIV-negative controls. METHODS Cohort of patients with known HIV under CART (combination Antiretroviral Therapy) treatment were examined with a flood-illuminated retinal AO camera to assess the(More)
Visual function abnormalities are common in people living with HIV disease (PLWH) without retinitis, even after improvement in immune status. Abnormalities such as reduced contrast sensitivity, altered color vision, peripheral visual field loss, and electrophysiological changes are related to a combination of retinal dysfunctions, involving inner and outer(More)
Purpose: To evaluate the use of a new gel material TEGMA as potential vixoelastic material and substitute of the aqueous humour. Methods: After perihmbal incision 40% TEGMA was injected into the anterior chamber of 12 rabbits. The eyes were enucleated, 1 week, 2 weeks, 1 months, and 3 months after the operation. The cornea1 endothellum was examined with(More)
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