R. Saravana Kumar

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PURPOSE To determine the ability of the RTVue spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SDOCT) to image the anterior chamber angle (ACA). METHODS Consecutive subjects, recruited from glaucoma clinics, prospectively underwent ophthalmic evaluation including gonioscopy by an ophthalmologist and anterior chamber imaging with SDOCT, adapted with a corneal(More)
PURPOSE To compare EyeCam (Clarity Medical Systems, Pleasanton, CA) imaging with gonioscopy for detecting angle closure. METHODS In this prospective, hospital-based study, subjects underwent gonioscopy by a single observer and EyeCam imaging by a different operator. EyeCam images were graded by two masked observers. The anterior chamber angle in a(More)
PURPOSE This study evaluated the use of combined bevacizumab with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) on postoperative scarring and bleb survival after experimental glaucoma filtration surgery in comparison to the agents alone. METHODS Filtration surgery was performed on 26 female New Zealand White rabbits. The rabbits were allocated to one of four treatments: 5-FU(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the oxygen saturation profile in normal Asian Indian eyes. DESIGN A cross sectional prospective study. SUBJECTS Ninety eight consecutive patients presenting to our hospital with best corrected distance visual acuity (BCVA) of 20/20 and a normal ophthalmic examination were included in the study. Patients having any ocular or systemic(More)
PURPOSE To report the profile of microbial keratitis occurring after corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) in keratoconus patients. METHODS A retrospective analysis of 2350 patients (1715 conventional CXL, 310 transepithelial CXL, and 325 accelerated CXL) over 7 years (from January 2007 to January 2014) of progressive keratoconus, who underwent CXL at a(More)
OBJECTIVE To confirm the presence of uveal effusion in the eyes of Asian patients with primary angle closure glaucoma (PACG) using ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM). METHODS In this observational case series, 70 patients with PACG (28 untreated patients with newly diagnosed PACG and 42 patients who had undergone previous laser iridotomy and were being(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The aim of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of a controlled-release chlorhexidine chip as an adjunctive therapy to scaling and root planing when compared with scaling and root planing alone in the treatment of chronic periodontitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS 20 patients with a total number of 40 posterior sites were selected.(More)
Due to the extensive development and usage in the area of Information and communication technology, the demand of speedy and secure data transmission is increasing day to day. For the past two decades, the security demands and its growth of wireless networks has taken a giant leap especially in Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN). This work discusses the(More)
A 25-year-old man presented with nontraumatic cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea and meningitis. On investigation, he was found to have a multiloculated intracerebral cystic lesion of the right frontal lobe with a bony lesion inside the cyst, just above the right cribriform plate. Surgery revealed multiple grape-like cystic pedunculated lesions with narrow(More)