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BACKGROUND The aim f this study was to evaluate the effect of capsular tension ring implantation during cataract surgery on the incidence of neodymium: YAG (Nd: YAG) laser posterior capsulotomy in myopic (axial length [AL] ≥25.00 mm) eyes. MATERIAL/METHODS In this retrospective study, the records of the cases of 117 myopic patients who underwent cataract(More)
AIM To evaluate levels of homocysteine, asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA), and nitric oxide (NO), as well as activity of endothelial NO synthase (eNOS), in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). METHODS The levels of homocysteine, ADMA, and NO and activity of eNOS in patients who were diagnosed with wet AMD by fundus fluorescein(More)
AIM To determine the relationship between proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDRP) and plasma coenzyme Q10(CoQ10) concentration. METHODS Patients with type 2 diabetes and PDRP were determined to be the case group (n=50). The control group was consist of healthy individuals (n=50). Plasma CoQ10 and malondialdehyde (MDA) levels were measured in both(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate central corneal thickness in patients with atopic keratoconjunctivitis. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study was conducted in the Atatürk University School of Medicine between April 2011 and June 2013. The study group included 60 eyes of 30 patients with atopic keratoconjunctivitis. Sixty eyes of 30 healthy(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to describe the type and severity of paintball-related ocular trauma and to determine the necessary precautions to minimize the risk of ocular injury regardless of whether adequate eye protection was used. MATERIAL AND METHODS A retrospective chart review identified patients treated for paintball-related ocular trauma(More)
BACKGROUND Photophobia is defined as a painful psychosomatic discomfort triggered by intense light flow through the pupils to the brain, but the exact mechanism through which photophobia is induced by subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is not well understood. In this study, we aimed to investigate whether there was any relationship between the mydriasis induced(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of phacoemulsification combined with posterior capsulorhexis, core vitrectomy and ciliary sulcus intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in patients with Fuchs' heterochromic uveitis (FHU). MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 18 eyes of 18 patients with FHU underwent cataract surgery were included in the study. 18 eyes with FHU(More)
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