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Topical steroids were often irrationally used on long term basis for quick relief from ocular discomfort of inflammatory eye conditions like vernal keratoconjunctivitis in spite of their well known deleterious ocular effects. The present study was undertaken to determine the ocular effects of long term use of topical steroids among the patients with vernal… (More)
Chronic dacryocystitis is the inflammation of lacrimal sac, frequently caused by bacteria. Obstruction of nasolacrimal duct converts the lacrimal sac a reservoir of infection. It is a constant threat to cornea and orbital soft tissue. Moreover, it causes social embarrassment due to chronic watering from the eye. This study was conducted to find out the… (More)
To evaluate the prevalence of ocular abnormalities among children with cerebral palsy, 140 patients with age between 6 months and 16 years were selected and the overall incidence of ocular abnormalities in this study was 42.1%. Two major ocular abnormalities identified in these cases were strabismus in 36.4%. Myopia was detected in 12.9% children while… (More)
A 25 years old male patient presented with long stature with disproportionately long limbs and digits (arachnodactyly). Examination of cardiovascular system showed mitral regurgitation and dilatation of aortic root. Slit lamp examination showed bilateral superotemporal dislocation of lens. Ophthalmoscopy revealed waxy pallor of optic disc, arteriolar… (More)
A total of 60 eyes with primary progressive pterygium were selected. They were randomly divided into two groups ie, group A and group B each consisting of 30 eyes. Group A patients were treated with pteryglum excision with ipsilateral conjunctival-limbal autografting. Group B patients were treated with pterygium excision followed by mitomycin C 0.02% for… (More)
A 45-year-old man presented with a mass in left lower eyelid. On examination, the mass was diagnosed as kerato-acanthoma. The mass was excised and excision biopsy confirmed the diagnosis. Kerato-acanthoma almost always regress spontaneously within six months. So persistence of the lesion for more than one year is a rare presentation.