Nawat Watanachai

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To describe the macular thickness measured by spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) in healthy eyes of Thai people. Prospective cross-sectional study. Three hundred sixty-eight healthy participants underwent a comprehensive ophthalmic examination, including Spectralis SD-OCT scanning, at Chiang Mai University Hospital. The images were(More)
Purpose. To determine changes in central subfield (CSF) macular thickness and best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) following single session, multispot panretinal photocoagulation (PRP). Methods. Forty eyes of 33 patients with newly diagnosed proliferative diabetic retinopathy were treated with single session, 20-millisecond, multispot PRP. Changes in central(More)
The aim of this study is to determine the associations between regional macular thickness and gender, age, axial length, and degree of myopia in young and middle-aged healthy myopic eyes. One hundred and seventy-one subjects with −0.5 diopters of myopia or worse underwent prospective macular thickness measurement by Spectralis spectral-domain optical(More)
IMPORTANCE Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis is a leading cause of blindness in many developing countries, likely the result of inadequate screening. Telemedicine screening for CMV retinitis instituted at the point of care for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection may allow for earlier detection. OBJECTIVES To determine the diagnostic accuracy of(More)
BACKGROUND To determine the outcomes and predictive factors of patients with open globe injury requiring pars plana vitrectomy (PPV). METHODS The medical records of 114 patients age 10 years or older who had undergone PPV due to ocular trauma, with at least 6 months follow up, were retrospectively reviewed. RESULTS The mean age of the patients was 42(More)
To describe the epidemiology, mechanism of injury, and final visual and anatomical outcomes of pediatric patients with open globe injury. The medical records of patients aged ≤16 years diagnosed with open globe injury between January 2006 and December 2010 were retrospectively reviewed. Forty-nine pediatric patients were diagnosed with open globe injury(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to study the prevalence and characteristics of idiopathic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (IPCV) in Thai patients with clinical and angiographic choroidal neovascularization (CNV). PATIENTS AND METHODS A consecutive case study of 140 patients presenting with CNV was conducted in nine large referral eye centers throughout(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the use of intravitreal (IVT) injections of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor agents (anti-VEGF) and its complications. MATERIAL AND METHOD The authors performed a retrospective review of consecutive patients treated with IVT injection of anti-VEGF between May 2006 and December 2010 at Chiang Mai University Hospital. Demographic(More)
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