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PURPOSE To study the efficacy and safety of anterior vitrectomy with the Miyake system. SETTING Miyake Laboratory, IOLAB, Claremont, California. METHODS Four pig eyes and three human eyes were transected equatorially. The anterior segments were glued to a glass slide and placed on a stage for anterior and posterior videography. Phacoemulsification was… (More)
INTRODUCTION Corneal abrasions (CAs) are the most prevalent ocular injuries in the perioperative period. Previously, patients at our community hospital would wait for an ophthalmologist to be available to manage these minor injuries. To decrease this waiting period - and thereby increase patient satisfaction - we developed an anesthesiology-based protocol… (More)
Nanophthalmos is a rare, isolated ocular disorder characterized by a small eye and cornea, shallow anterior chamber, narrow angles, and a high lens/eye volume ratio. A 39-year-old patient with nanophthalmos developed glaucoma. He was noted to have a tall, thin body, feminine features, and testicular atrophy.