Masih Hashemi

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PURPOSE To assess the accuracy of Pentacam Scheimpflug camera for corneal power measurement in eyes with previous photorefractive keratectomy for myopia. METHODS In this comparative interventional case series, 35 eyes of 35 patients who had myopic photorefractive keratectomy were studied. Corneal power was measured by conventional topography and Pentacam(More)
PURPOSE To compare the safety and efficacy of intravitreal injections of 1.25 and 2.5 mg bevacizumab for treatment of choroidal neovascularization associated with age-related macular degeneration. METHODS In this prospective, randomized, comparative clinical trial, 86 patients with active choroidal neovascularization associated with age-related macular(More)
PURPOSE To assess the rate of infectious endophthalmitis in a single clinical center in Iran and to compare the rate of endophthalmitis in patients receiving postinjection antibiotics with those who did not. METHODS A retrospective chart review of patients who received intravitreal injections of bevacizumab was undertaken. Cases of clinical diagnoses of(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the spectrum of organisms causing endophthalmitis and their resistance pattern to standard antimicrobial agents. MATERIALS AND METHODS Medical records of culture positive eyes treated at Rassoul Akram Hospital for endophthalmitis during the past 5 years were reviewed. Specimens were obtained during pars plana vitrectomy or vitreous(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the anterior segment measurements according to refractive status in a sample of the Iranian population. SETTING Rassoul Akram Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences. MATERIAL AND METHODS IN THIS STUDY, REFRACTIVE SURGERY CANDIDATES WERE ASSIGNED ACCORDING TO THE REFRACTIVE ERROR TO ONE OF THREE(More)
PURPOSE To assess the success rate of external dacryocystorhinostomy (Ext-DCR) and factors affecting it in a university hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a retrospective interventional non-comparative case series, records of 276 Ext-DCRs in 274 patients in a 9-year period were reviewed. 'Complete success' was defined as patent system on irrigation(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the use of preoperative intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) injection in patients undergoing pars plana vitrectomy for complications of proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR). METHODS In this prospective surgeon-masked randomized clinical trial, 40 eyes of 40 diabetic patients who were candidates for vitrectomy were randomly assigned to(More)
Cystoid macular edema (CME) is a major cause of decreased vision after complicated or uncomplicated cataract surgery. This paper reviews the use of intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) injection for treatment of pseudophakic CME. In a literature search of all articles available on Medline and Scopus databases, 11 studies including one prospective and 4(More)
PURPOSE To compare the anatomical pattern of lacrimal drainage system obstruction (LDSO) associated with topical anti-glaucoma medications (AGM) with a control group. METHODS In a cross-sectional controlled study, case group included patients on topical anti-glaucoma medications and control group included patients with no history of glaucoma, free of(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the rate of acute endophthalmitis after resident-performed intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) injections and to compare the results with those performed by attending retina surgeons. DESIGN Retrospective comparative case series. PARTICIPANTS Eight thousand thirty-seven patients treated with intravitreal injection of bevacizumab. (More)