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PURPOSE To compare a new method of intraocular pressure (IOP) measurement, using the Icare tonometer, with Goldmann applanation tonometry (GAT). PATIENTS AND METHODS Two observers obtained IOP readings in 292 eyes (143 right and 149 left) of 153 subjects, using the Icare without topical anesthetic. A GAT reading was subsequently obtained by a consultant(More)
OBJECTIVES To provide an up-to-date and comprehensive review of Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) as a disease entity, focusing on the ophthalmic manifestations and management options. METHODS A search of Medline was undertaken between 1966 and 2005 regarding WG, systemic vasculitis, and the ocular manifestations of WG. Major ophthalmic and medical textbooks(More)
PURPOSE To present our experience with a series of patients treated with deep lamellar keratoplasty (DLK) for keratoconus (KC). DESIGN A single surgeon, prospective, consecutive series. METHOD The study included all patients with KC who underwent DLK between March 1999 and November 2003 at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. The parameters evaluated included(More)
Dear Editor: Ocular infections by the herpes group of viruses are among the most common and well-known types of infectious uveitis. The 2 main stereotypical subgroups of herpetic uveitis are chronic anterior uveitis and acute herpetic retinitis. The latter usually presents as a necrotizing retinitis and retinal vasculitis and carries a high rate of(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the study is to compare multifocal visual evoked potential (mfVEP) objective perimetry with Humphrey full-threshold visual field (HVF) perimetry, in the assessment of patients with optic neuritis (ON). METHODS We assessed 16 patients with clinically diagnosed ON. A comparison was made between the HVF and mfVEP, based on the global(More)
Sclerochoroidal calcification is an uncommon ocular condition usually seen in elderly patients. Lesions are typically bilateral and observed in the mid-peripheral fundus, frequently near the superotemporal arcade. It is often an incidental finding, observed as multiple ill-defined, elevated yellow plaque-like lesions, in otherwise asymptomatic patients.
AIMS To study student's knowledge of the effects of sunlight on the eyes, as well as their sun protective behaviours. METHODS In total, 640 [corrected] students aged 13-18 years were surveyed in South Australia, during August-September 2004, using a standardized previously used survey. Scores were calculated regarding knowledge about ultraviolet light,(More)
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