Nikolaos Trakos

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BACKGROUND The frequency and spectrum of ophthalmologic manifestations in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has been reported to vary among studies; however, rare and silent manifestations have not been extensively studied. METHODS This was a prospective study of 60 patients diagnosed with IBD who underwent full ophthalmologic examination,(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the wrinkle-reducing effects of 4-MHz radiofrequency (RF) energy applied to human periorbital, frontal, and midface facial skin using clinical wrinkle grading, patient self-satisfaction survey, and limited histologic studies. METHODS Thirty-two patients, ranging from 29 to 71 years of age with skin types varying from class I to class(More)
PURPOSE To describe a modification of the retrograde intubation dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) in patients with proximal canalicular obstruction. MATERIALS AND METHODS Interventional case report of a 43-year-old female with a nine-month history of left epiphora following a road traffic accident involving the proximal lower canaliculus. An external DCR(More)
PURPOSE Study on cell growth on the posterior capsule after implantation of hydrophobic acrylic (Acrysof SA 60 AT) and hydrophilic acrylic (Akreos Disc) intraocular lenses (IOL) in a rabbit model and comparison of posterior capsule opacification (PCO). METHODS Phacoemulsification was performed in 22 rabbit eyes, and two different IOL types (Acrysof SA60(More)
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