Mohamed A Fakhry

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PURPOSE To evaluate the postoperative outcomes in uveitic eyes after phacoemulsification and posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. SETTING Multicenter (19) international study. METHODS This prospective randomized comparative interventional case series comprised 140 eyes of 140 patients who had phacoemulsification and implantation of(More)
PURPOSE To compare Orbscan II pachymetry with ultrasonic pachymetry in eyes having corneal refractive surgery. SETTING Instituto Oftalmológico de Alicante, Alicante, Spain. METHODS In this comparative prospective study, 72 eyes (36 patients) were divided into 4 groups: Group 1, 16 eyes with haze after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK); Group 2, 12 eyes(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of intralesional propranolol injection in the management of periocular capillary hemangioma. METHODS A prospective study was performed in 22 consecutive patients with periocular hemangioma. Twelve patients underwent intralesional propranolol injection and ten patients underwent intralesional(More)
PURPOSE To compare torsional versus combined torsional and conventional ultrasound modes in hard cataract surgery regarding ultrasound energy and time and effect on corneal endothelium. SETTINGS Kasr El Aini hospital, Cairo University, and International Eye Hospital, Cairo, Egypt. METHODOLOGY Ninety-eight eyes of 63 patients were enrolled in this(More)
OBJECTIVE Esophageal varices are a consequence of portal hypertension in cirrhotic patients. Current guidelines recommend that all cirrhotic patients undergo screening endoscopy at diagnosis to identify patients with varices at high risk of bleeding who will benefit from primary prophylaxis. This practice increases costs, involves a degree of invasiveness(More)
PURPOSE To identify factors that influence binocular function in anisometropic, nonstrabismic children before and after optical correction and amblyopia therapy. METHODS This was a prospective observational study of consecutive patients with nonstrabismic anisometropia. Visual acuity and responses to the 4(Δ) base-out prism test, the Worth 4-dot test, and(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to evaluate and compare recurrence rates upon using mitomycin C (MMC) with limbal-conjunctival autograft for treating recurrent pterygia. METHODOLOGY An interventional, prospective, comparative clinical study was performed in 30 eyes (26 patients) with recurrent pterygia, allocated into two groups: Group A (19 eyes)(More)
In countries endemic for liver and GIT diseases, frequent emergency department (ED) patients contribute to a disproportionate number of visits consuming substantial amount of medical resources. One of the most frequent ED visits is patients who present with hypovolemic shock, abdominal pain, or confusion with or without signs of upper gastrointestinal(More)
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