Muhammad Amer Raza Awan

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PURPOSE To determine the prevalence of patients taking tamsulosin and the appearance of intraoperative floppy-iris syndrome (IFIS) and associated cataract surgery complications. SETTING District general eye unit with 10 consultants in West Midlands, England, United Kingdom. METHODS This nonrandomized observational prospective study identified patients(More)
OBJECTIVES To report the early surgical outcome, risk of failure and predictive value of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) classification based on all participants in the Scottish Retinal Detachment study. METHODS Over 2 years, all incident cases of RRD in Scotland were approached for recruitment. Early postoperative success was defined as an(More)
AIM To report the long-term visual outcome of a multicentre prospectively recruited cohort of macula-off rhegmatogenous retinal detachments (RRD) METHODS: The Scottish retinal detachment study was a prospectively recruited study that recruited all incident cases of primary RRD in Scotland over a 2-year period (2007-2009). All patients with a macula-off(More)
BACKGROUND To gather information on the effect of postoperative face-down posturing following combined phacoemulsification and vitrectomy for macular hole surgery in order to assist in the design of a larger definitive study. METHODS Thirty phakic patients with stage II-IV full-thickness macular hole had combined phacoemulsification and pars plana(More)
Topical and subconjunctival corticosteroids are some of the most effective and compelling treatment options in ocular inflammatory diseases. A systematic review of literature indexed by Ovid MEDLINE & EMBASE was performed up to December 2008. There are few studies on their aqueous penetration in human subjects. This review article discusses the penetration(More)
INTRODUCTION Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) is an emerging treatment for a variety of conditions including ocular and extra ocular diseases. The porphyrins have been used extensively, as dyes, which are laser-activated to achieve desired clinical effects. Commonly used agents are verteporfin and porfimer sodium. METHODS We performed a literature search of the(More)
AIMS To determine the visual outcome, graft survival and complications after deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) in patients with herpes simplex virus (HSV)-related corneal scarring. METHODS A retrospective analysis of the patients who had DALK for HSV-related corneal scarring between January 2004 and February 2007 was performed. Mean follow-up was(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the impact of lesion size on the observed growth of the choroidal neovascularisation (CNV) following the first application of photodynamic therapy (PDT). METHODS A retrospective study of consecutive patients with subfoveal classic CNV or predominantly classic CNV undergoing first verteporfin photodynamic therapy (VPDT) according to(More)