Meng-Ling Yang

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PURPOSE To determine the prognostic indicators of visual outcome in children with open globe injuries. BASIC PROCEDURES The charts of 62 patients, 16 years of age or younger, who had been treated for open globe injuries were reviewed. MAIN FINDINGS The types of injury included penetrating (30 eyes), rupture (20 eyes), intraocular foreign body (10 eyes),(More)
To report treatment of pediatric patients with cataract, and evaluate the efficiency of different surgical interventions. This study comprised a consecutive series of pediatric patients with congenital or developing cataract who received surgery between 1993 and 2002 at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan. Patients’ demographics, cataract type,(More)
BACKGROUND The differential diagnosis between fully and partially refractive accommodative esotropia (Ac-ET) depends on outcomes after intervention with refraction correction. Whether the differences exist in terms of initial clinical features between these two variants has not been fully explored. METHODS Children between the ages of 6 months and 8 years(More)
BACKGROUND This study investigates the clinical features of strabismus in patients with general fibrosis syndrome (GFS) and the results of surgery performed on such patients. METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of patients with GFS who visited our clinic at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital between 1 August 1992 and 31 January 2002. After evaluating(More)
A 23-year-old male complained of loss of peripheral visual field and everything having purple shadows in the afternoon. This had lasted for 3 years but he had paid little attention to the symptoms. Investigations, including visual acuity, intra-ocular pressure, pupil reflex, and anterior and posterior segment of the eyes, were normal. He denied ocular pain,(More)
To evaluate the possible role of cysts with mucins and inflammatory cells in rapid-growing juvenile conjunctival nevus. This was a case-control study at a university-based referral clinic. Seventeen conjunctival melanocytic lesions surgically excised from patients aged <20 years between 2001 and 2009 were examined by hematoxylin–eosin, periodic acid-Schiff,(More)
BACKGROUND Ocular trauma is a significant problem in pediatric patients. The aim of this investigation was to evaluate the demographic, etiologic and prophylactic factors of pediatric ocular trauma in a tertiary center in northern Taiwan. METHODS A retrospective review of medical charts of patients aged 15 years or younger who visited the emergency(More)
PURPOSE The management of diplopia can be challenging in patients with a concurrent visual-field (VF) defect. We conducted a retrospective chart review to analyze and compare treatment outcomes for different types of VF defects. METHODS A retrospective chart review. RESULTS Seven patients with diplopia and VF defects were identified during the study.(More)
To the Editor: I read with great interest the recent report by Loba and colleagues describing management strategies to treat persistent diplopia in patients after surgical repair of orbital fractures. A subset of the study patients had inferior rectus muscle restriction confirmed by forced duction testing (second and fourth groups in the study). I am(More)
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) was applied to five older amblyopes with monocular amblyopia before and after levodopa treatment. During the experiment, images were acquired in two runs with visual stimulation delivered through the sound and the amblyopic eyes, respectively. The experiment was performed on each of the subjects, before and after(More)