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PURPOSE To demonstrate relationship between herpes simplex virus (HSV) corneal latency and graft survival. METHODS Prospective case control study. 28 recipient corneal buttons and donor cornea-scleral remnants were examined for HSV DNA with polymerase chain reaction (PCR). None of the recipient had a history of HSV infection. Serum samples of graft(More)
BACKGROUND To determine the retinal nitric oxide (NO) and malonyldialdehyde (MDA) levels following photodynamic therapy (PDT). MATERIALS AND METHODS Seven Dutch-belted rabbits received dextrose, while seven others received 2 mg/kg verteporfin infusion over a period of 15 minutes in a dim-lit room. Irradiation to a 1.5 mm diameter intact chorioretinal area(More)
We report spontaneous corneal perforation in a patient with lamellar ichthyosis. The patient presented with complaints of pain, redness, diminished vision, and discharge in her right eye for 15 days. Visual acuities were light perception in the right and 20/400 in the left eye. Cicatricial ectropion in both lower eyelids and 2 mm perforation site in the(More)
A 34-year-old woman developed a bilateral horizontal gaze palsy, left gaze deviation, and right face turn consequent to a pontine hemorrhage. A bilateral horizontal recession and resection of extraocular muscles in both eyes (Parks procedure) eliminated the gaze deviation and face turn. This is the first reported case in which this procedure was used to(More)
PURPOSE To report an uneventful sudden death because of a periorbital pellet injury. METHOD Review of autopsy findings. RESULTS A 20-year-old hunter was shot accidentally during hunting. At autopsy, the body showed no significant injuries or deformity except for the pellet injuries and ecchymosis on the medial side of the left lower eyelid. Skull(More)
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