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The efficacy of oral ivermectin for the treatment of chronic blepharitis in patients tested positive for Demodex spp.
Demodex folliculorum and D brevis are common ectopic parasites that inhabit the pilosebaceous units of the human skin. They are associated with dermatological problems such as acne, rosacea andExpand
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Minor salivary glands and labial mucous membrane graft in the treatment of severe symblepharon and dry eye in patients with Stevens–Johnson syndrome
Objective To evaluate minor salivary glands and labial mucous membrane graft in patients with severe symblepharon and dry eye secondary to Stevens–Johnson syndrome (SJS). Methods A prospective,Expand
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Contrast sensitivity after wave front-guided LASIK.
PURPOSE To compare the effects on contrast sensitivity of wave front-guided (WFG) versus standard LASIK. DESIGN Prospective, nonrandomized, comparative clinical study. PARTICIPANTS Twenty-fourExpand
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Alcohol- vs hypertonic saline-assisted laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the predictability and safety of hypertonic saline (5% sodium chloride) [correction]-assisted laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy (HS-LASEK) vs 20% alcohol-assisted LASEKExpand
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Effect of a light-emitting timer device on the blink rate of non-dry eye individuals and dry eye patients
Purpose To evaluate blink rate effects by a novel light-emitting diode (LED) timer device (PISC) on non-dry eye (DE) subjects and DE patients during a reading task on liquid crystal display (LCD)Expand
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Evaluation of galectin-1 and galectin-3 as prospective biomarkers in keratoconus
Aims To evaluate the expression of β-galactoside-binding proteins galectin (Gal)-1 and Gal-3 in patients with keratoconus (KC) and postcorneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) treatment in vitro. MethodsExpand
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Pentacam Scheimpflug evaluation of corneal volume after LASIK.
PURPOSE To assess the change in corneal volume and laser ablation volume over time after LASIK using a rotating Scheimpflug camera. METHODS Twenty-six patients (49 eyes) underwent LASIK. PentacamExpand
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Topographic Patterns in Refractive Surgery Candidates
Purpose: To evaluate the prevalence of different topographic patterns in refractive surgery candidates and to estimate the extent of candidate rejection based on topography alone. Methods: WeExpand
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Phototherapeutic keratectomy for the treatment of corneal opacities after epidemic keratoconjunctivitis.
PURPOSE To assess visual results and compare methods of measuring central corneal thickness (CCT) and corneal opacity thickness (COT) in patients with corneal opacities induced by epidemicExpand
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Late-Onset Laser In Situ Keratomileusis-Related Corneal Ulcer-A Case Series
Purpose: To report 4 cases of flap margin-related corneal ulcer that developed 5 years after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) procedures. Methods: We retrospectively documented the clinical andExpand
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