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PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of biologic response modifiers (BRMs) in the treatment of patients with psoriatic ocular inflammatory disease. METHODS The records of 8 patients diagnosed with psoriatic ocular inflammatory disease who received adalimumab or infliximab were reviewed. Main outcome measures were control of intraocular(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the control of ocular inflammation and the steroid sparing effect in patients with sarcoidosis-associated uveitis treated with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF). METHODS Retrospective case series. All patients with a diagnosis of sarcoidosis-associated uveitis that were treated with MMF between 2005 and 2007 were identified. The dose and(More)
WIMAX is Wireless Interoperability for Microwave Access. It is a telecommunication technology that provides wireless data over long distances in several ways, from point-to-point links to full mobile cellular type access. The main consideration of Mobile Wimax is to achieve seamless handover such that there is no loss of data. In Wimax both mobile station(More)
BACKGROUND An increasing rate of highly-active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)-associated metabolic and morphological abnormalities has been reported in HIV-infected persons. Some of them resemble retinoid-related adverse events, indicating alteration(s) of retinol metabolism or of retinoic acid-mediated signalling. OBJECTIVE To evaluate retinol levels in(More)
PURPOSE To describe whether subconjunctival bevacizumab decreases corneal neovascularization in patients with ocular surface inflammatory diseases. METHODS The study is a retrospective case series that includes 8 eyes of 7 patients with corneal neovascularization. Patients received 1-3 injections of 2.5 mg subconjunctival bevacizumab. Morphologic changes(More)
BACKGROUND Scleritis is a potentially blinding inflammatory disorder. Standard care consists of systemic corticosteroids and immunosuppresants. The authors describe a series of 10 patients suffering from scleritis treated with the TNF inhibitor infliximab because this scleritis was refractory to standard therapy. METHODS The authors reviewed the medical(More)
PURPOSE This study aims to describe surgical management results and the pathologic features of choroidal neovascularization (CNV) secondary to punctate inner choroidopathy (PIC) following anti-vascular endothelial growth factor treatment. DESIGN This study is a case report on the surgical management and ultrastructural study of choroidal(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the rate of flares in patients with uveitic glaucoma treated with topical bimatoprost and to assess its effect on intraocular pressure (IOP) in this subset of patients. DESIGN Retrospective case series. METHODS All patients seen at one subspecialty uveitis practice with history of uveitic glaucoma treated with topical bimatoprost(More)
PURPOSE To document fully the first credible primary T-cell lymphoma of the retina and central nervous system in a 71-year-old man. DESIGN Interventional, retrospective report. METHODS Critical analysis of clinical history and findings, which included bilateral vitreitis with anterior chamber reaction, creamy intraretinal infiltrates, and retinal(More)