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AIMS To evaluate the ocular axial length as a risk factor for development of central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) and branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO). METHODS Ocular axial lengths were measured, by A-scan ultrasonography, in 17 patients with CRVO and 41 patients with BRVO and compared with those of contralateral unaffected eyes and 66 age matched(More)
PURPOSE Cyclosporine-A (CSA) combined with corticosteroid therapy was administered to 12 patients with severe Behçet's uveitis who were resistant to colchicine or cytotoxic therapy. METHODS Previous colchicine or cytotoxic therapies were tapered off one month before CSA therapy. All patients were started on an initial oral dose of 5 mg/kg/day of CSA.(More)
Twenty patients with primary open angle glaucoma who have been treated with identical antiglaucoma eye drops in both eyes were examined. Silicone punctal plugs were used to occlude the inferior punctum of one eye, in order to block the nasolacrimal canal. The intraocular pressures and effects of the medical therapy before and after punctal occlusion were(More)
Ocular trauma is the leading cause of noncongenital unilateral blindness in children under 20 years old. In this study, 138 patients (36 female, 102 male) with ocular trauma between November 1983 and October 1996 were reviewed retrospectively at the Department of Ophthalmology, Ondokuz Mayis University Faculty of Medicine. Twenty-four of these patients were(More)
Purpose: The effect of antiglaucomatous agents on conjunctiva used for various durations evaluated histopatho-logically. Methods: Conjunctiva biopsies were taken in 19 Mayis University Faculty of Medicine Ophthalmology Department from 31 eyes of 30 patients who underwent filtration surgery after a period of antiglaucomatous agent use and examined under(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the effects of birth weight on ocular anterior segment parameters in full-term children without low birth weight using the Galilei Dual-Scheimpflug Analyzer. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. METHODS The right eyes from 110 healthy children, 3-6 years of age, were scanned with the Galilei Dual-Scheimpflug Analyzer. A total of 78(More)
Waardenburg's syndrome is characterized by a broad nasal root, pigmentation disturbance and congenital deafness while aganglionosis is described as the partial or complete lack of ganglion cells in the alimentary tract. This report describes a five-day-old male infant with Waardenburg's syndrome associated with total aganglionosis of the colon, ileum and(More)
Purpose: Glaucoma has been recognized as an infrequent but serious complication following surgery for congenital cataract in childhood. We conducted a retrospective review of patients in whom glaucoma had developed after surgery for congenital cataract. Methods: We reviewed the records of 87 eyes of 53 patients on whom cataract surgery had been performed(More)
Juvenile xanthogranuloma (JX) is a regressing fibrous histiocytoma occurring during infancy and characterized by cutaneous papules and nodules and less often by additional lesions in deep tissue and organs. It has a special place among childhood masses by presenting different outcomes and spontaneous regression. We report three cases of JX that were(More)