Masoomeh Eghtedari

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Since alkaline substances can rapidly penetrate into the cornea and subsequently damage limbal stem cells, another source of stem cells may be necessary to reconstruct the ocular surface. Omentum has some such characteristics like ability to regenerate tissue as well as anti-inflammatory capacity. Presence of adult stem cells and pluripotent embryonic cell(More)
Background. The aim of this study was to investigate maspin and ezrin expression in different subtypes of periocular basal cell carcinoma (BCC). Methods. Tissue samples from 43 patients with periocular BCC. Our cases were comprised of 10 morpheaform, 25 nodular, and 8 adenoid type BCCs. Immunohistochemical staining for maspin and ezrin was performed by(More)
PURPOSE To present a rare presentation of optic nerve glioma (ONG) with total intraocular extension. METHODS A 44-year-old man with a history of loss of vision since childhood and recent development of progressive disfiguring proptosis was referred. RESULTS The vision in the affected eye was no light perception, and a proptosis of about 2-3 mm was(More)
BACKGROUND The effect of corticosteroid therapy on corneal wound healing is controversial. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of combination therapy with dexamethasone and acetylcysteine at different times and durations on experimentally-induced corneal wounds and haze in rabbits. METHODS Eighteen adult New Zealand white rabbits were(More)
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