Marie Hamaoui

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The purpose of this study was to measure the shape of the anterior and posterior surface of human cadaver lenses in situ using a corneal topography system. Measurements were performed on 13 pairs of eyes using the PAR Corneal Topography System (PAR-CTS). The age of the donors ranged from 46 to 93 years, with an average age of 76.4 years. Anterior lens(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy of dextran in balanced salt solution (BSS) as a preparation of eye bank corneas for experimental surgeries. METHODS We used 12 eye bank eyes that were unsuitable for transplant. The corneas were removed from the globe and affixed to a Hanna artificial anterior chamber. Four concentrations of dextran-BSS (10%, 15%, 20%, and(More)
Proper nutrition during pregnancy is critically important to mother and fetus. For most healthy women, the only nutritional intervention required may be adequate iron and folate intake; however, for others, who begin pregnancy in a malnourished state or whose nutritional intake deteriorates during pregnancy, invasive nutritional support, including tube(More)
Cataract surgery is routinely performed using an anterior continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis (CCC). A manual surgical technique is described for performing a small (less than 1.5 mm diameter) anterior CCC. This technique's applications extend from Phaco-Ersatz, a cataract surgical technique designed to restore accommodation to pediatric cataract surgery.(More)
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