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OBJECTIVE To evaluate possible functional toxicity of intravitreal Kenalog (commercial triamcinolone acetonide) in patients' retinas. DESIGN Observational case series. PARTICIPANTS Thirty-two phakic eyes of 16 patients who had nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy and bilateral macular edema refractory to laser therapy, which had no other eye disorder(More)
Color Doppler imaging (CDI) is a noninvasive technique, combining 2-dimensional brightness-modulated (B-mode) ultrasound evaluation of eye and orbital structures, with simultaneous color-coded Doppler imaging of orbital blood flow. It has been used to characterize various ophthalmic disorders in adults. Currently there is no data describing orbital blood(More)
This survey of methods for assessing ocular hemodynamics in glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration is not complete, but it does cover those likely to be encountered in the literature. A fundamental problem in getting to grips with the ocular blood flow literature is the difficulty in comparing the results of similar studies employing different(More)
Rhinoplasty is rarely complicated with infection. We present a case of necrotizing periorbital cellulitis that developed in an 18-year-old woman following aesthetic rhinoplasty. The clinical manifestations consisted of swelling of the eyelids and necrosis of the lower eyelid regions, accompanied by high fever. Streptococcus pyogenes was isolated from the(More)
AIM To compare the efficacy, safety and stability of laser in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) Zyoptix and PlanoScan (PS) systems for the surgical correction of myopia with and without astigmatism. METHODS In this retrospective study we analyzed the results of 198 eyes of 99 patients (randomly chosen) who underwent LASIK Zyoptix treatment and 198 eyes of 99(More)
Cat-scratch disease is manifested by subacute, regional lymphadenitis and occurs mainly in children. The causative agent is a pleomorphic, gram-negative bacillus, Bartonella henselae carried by asymptomatic cats. Parinaud oculoglandular syndrome is the most common ocular manifestation of this disease. It is characterized by unilateral conjunctivitis with(More)
To determine the results of the conservative approach in the treatment of pediatric abdominal trauma, we retrospectively analyzed data from the files of 95 cases of abdominal trauma in children during a 5-year period. 51 patients (54%) had isolated abdominal injury, while 44 (46%) had multiple trauma. The most common causes of injury were road accidents and(More)
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