Martina Christine Brandner

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Periodic alternating nystagmus consists of involuntary oscillations of the eyes with cyclical changes of nystagmus direction. It can occur during infancy (e.g. idiopathic infantile periodic alternating nystagmus) or later in life. Acquired forms are often associated with cerebellar dysfunction arising due to instability of the optokinetic-vestibular(More)
PURPOSE To report outcome, complications and safety of retropupillary fixated iris-claw intraocular lenses in a pediatric population. DESIGN Retrospective study. PATIENTS AND METHODS Ten consecutive pediatric patients (15 eyes) underwent placement of retropupillary fixated iris-claw intraocular lenses between October 2007 and July 2013 at the Department(More)
Zum Thema Brillenverordnung im Kindesalter gibt es viele unterschiedliche Expertenmeinungen und Leitlinien, sodass die Indikationsstellung oft schwierig ist. Darüber hinaus haben Refraktionsfehler nicht bei jedem Individuum gleichermaßen Konsequenzen weshalb immer eine individuelle Entscheidung unter Berücksichtigung weiterer Faktoren notwendig ist und(More)
An 11-year-old previously healthy boywas referred to the pediatric department with impaired vision after an episode of fever and vomiting. Ophthalmologic examination revealed bilateral mydriasis, with a reduced pupillary response to light and accommodation (Figure). Diluted norepinephrine (0.1%) was instilled in both eyes, which elicited(More)
In Austria since 1976 avoidance of visual impairment in children is included in the screening programm of the "Mutter Kind Pass". In amblyopia the appropriatness, the clinical effectivness and the cost effectivness of screening programms, of test systems and of therapy is still or even more in discussion. Parameters such as quality of life or school(More)
PURPOSE To simulate and check the plausibility of the proposed mechanisms of X-pattern exotropia and to determine the least invasive surgical method that can be used to treat the disorder. DESIGN Computational supported analysis and retrospective study. METHODS The oculomotor model SEE++ was used to simulate the effects of the different causes that have(More)
A detailed description of the pathologic and radiologic features of two premature sibs with diastrophic dwarfism is presented. They were born after 28 and 35 weeks gestation respectively and each survived for only one hour. The parents are first cousins. Histological investigation revealed a generalized disturbance of the hyaline and elastic cartilage, with(More)