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PURPOSE To report 2 cases of superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis (SLK) treated with topical tacrolimus 0.03% ointment (Protopic; Fujisawa Healthcare). METHODS A female patient aged 52 years and a male patient aged 21 years presented with SLK in both eyes. Both patients had previously received several treatments [such as topical steroids and lubrication,(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to present the long-term results of corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) in patients with keratoconus. METHODS In this prospective, interventional case series, patients with progressive keratoconus underwent CXL treatment according to the Dresden protocol. Visual, refractive, and topographic outcomes along with(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to report 3 cases of persistent epithelial defects (PEDs) successfully treated with the combined topical application of a regenerative agent (RGTA; Cacicol20, OTR3, Paris, France) with a bandage contact lens (BCL). METHODS This is a case series. RESULTS Three patients suffering from a PED for 4-8 weeks and unresponsive(More)
AIMS/PURPOSE To report the preoperative use of anterior segment optical coherence tomography (AS-OCT) for the determination of pre-existing posterior capsule defect in patients with posterior polar cataract. METHODS Three patients presented with posterior polar cataract and were evaluated preoperatively using AS-OCT, revealing in one patient intact(More)
PURPOSE To report 3 cases of keratoconic patients who had progressive corneal topographic flattening during a 2-year follow-up period. METHODS Case series. RESULTS Three patients with bilateral keratoconus, each operated for advanced keratoconus in one of their eyes, were observed for possible progression of the disorder for a period of 2 years. During(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to investigate the existence of pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PXF) as a risk factor for the development of central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO). METHODS This was a retrospective, comparative study of the prevalence of pseudoexfoliation in three groups of patients: 48 patients with CRVO, 164 patients with branch retinal(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to report a case of a central Descemet membrane detachment after heavy silicone oil removal from the anterior chamber. METHODS This is a case report of a patient operated with scleral buckling and heavy silicone oil implantation for recurrent retinal detachment. In the patient's follow-up examination, silicone oil was(More)
PURPOSE To report a corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) mushroom shape demarcation line profile after limited Bowman's membrane removal by phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK). METHODS Case report. RESULTS A twenty-one-year-old male with progressive keratoconus underwent mechanical epithelial debridement (at an 8.5 mm zone) followed by PTK (at a 5.0 mm(More)
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