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Ambient Levels of Air Pollution Induce Goblet-Cell Hyperplasia in Human Conjunctival Epithelium
Background Ocular mucosa is exposed constantly to the external environment, and chronic exposure to air pollution may affect the ocular surface. Objective We assessed the effect of air pollution onExpand
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Prognostic Factors in Open Globe Injuries
Purposes: To evaluate the main factors related to visual outcome after open globe injuries (excluding intraocular foreign bodies). Methods: Retrospective study analyzing consecutive ocularExpand
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Causes of visual impairment in children: a study of 3,210 cases.
PURPOSE To determine causes of visual impairment in children at the Low Vision Service of the Ophthalmic Clinic at the University of São Paulo and at the Brazilian Association for the VisuallyExpand
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The effects of chronic exposure to traffic derived air pollution on the ocular surface.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to explore the clinical relevance of chronic exposure to ambient levels of traffic derived air pollution on the ocular surface. METHODS A panel studyExpand
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Clinical treatment of ocular Demodex folliculorum by systemic ivermectin.
PURPOSE To report clinical outcomes of the treatment of ocular Demodex folliculorum with oral ivermectin. DESIGN Noncomparative, interventional case series. METHODS Setting. Institutional. StudyExpand
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Demand incidence of retinal detachment in Brazil
AimTo evaluate the epidemiological characteristics of retinal detachment in a defined urban population in the Southeast of Brazil.MethodsA retrospective study of patients consulted at the DepartmentExpand
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Quality of health care: patient satisfaction in a university hospital.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate patient characteristics and satisfaction in an outpatient service at a university hospital, aiming at obtaining subsidies for standardization of a quality assessment program. Expand
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Visual Impairment Secondary to Congenital Glaucoma in Children: Visual Responses, Optical Correction and Use of Low Vision Aids
INTRODUCTION Congenital glaucoma is frequently associated with visual impairment due to optic nerve damage, corneal opacities, cataracts and amblyopia. Poor vision in childhood is related to globalExpand
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Oral Azithromycin for Treatment of Posterior Blepharitis
Purpose: To evaluate the effects of oral azithromycin in patients with posterior blepharitis. Methods: Twenty-six eyes of 13 patients with posterior blepharitis diagnosed by a qualifiedExpand
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Needling versus medical treatment in encapsulated blebs. A randomized, prospective study.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study is to compare the efficacy and safety of transconjunctival needling and medical treatment in eyes with encapsulated blebs. DESIGN A randomized, prospective study.Expand
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