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Ophthalmomyiasis interna posterior (OIP) means infection of the posterior part of the eye with the larvae of flies. Few cases have been reported in which the larvae have been removed from the eye and the visual acuity preserved. We report four cases of OIP with living larva in the vitreous cavity. The larvae produced severe uveitis and were removed alive(More)
Liquid silicone was used in the surgical treatment of 46 eyes with complex retinal detachment. Forty-six eyes have been followed up for at least 6 months. In 27 of these eyes (58.7%) the retina was totally or partially attached at the 6-month follow-up. Visual improvement was found in 20 of the 46 eyes (43.5%). These results are encouraging considering the(More)
Eye-ground-photos were taken in twenty-eight previously untreated men with mild to moderate essential hypertension. The same eye was evaluated before and after 26 weeks of double-blind treatment with Enalapril or Hydrochlorothiazide. The vascular changes were assessed by using a more elaborate and refined grading than the Keith-Wagener-Barker scale. All(More)
In a population-based material of patients with retinal detachment (RD), the pre-operative findings in different subgroups were studied. In traumatic cases flap tears and round holes were found in at least as high a frequency as oral dialysis, or even higher. In aphakic cases subtotal or total RD was often observed on admission for surgery. A high(More)
A population-based series of retinal detachments (RD) collected during a 10-year period (538 patients, 590 'cases', i.e. diseased eyes including new RD after 6 months in the same eye) is reported. The annual incidence was 10.6 per 100,000 population. Bilaterality was observed in 11.2%. In this material preponderance of the right eye was found. In(More)
Two hundred and eleven patients with diabetic retinopathy were assigned to a multicentre prospective study on the effect of photocoagulation therapy. Twenty Swedish eye clinics took part in the trial. Good visual function and symmetrical diabetic retinopathy of the non-proliferative or proliferative type were required. No patients with advanced new vessels(More)
Tinted sodium hyaluronate (Healon Yellow) was used during posterior segment surgery mainly for the dissection of epiretinal membranes in cases of proliferative diabetic retinopathy and macular pucker. The yellow color facilitated injecting the viscoelastic substance under the membranes and simplified its removal at the end of surgery.
Healon, a viscoelastic preparation of Sodium hyaluronate, has been reported effective in posterior segment surgery for dissection of epiretinal membranes, i.e. proliferative diabetic retinopathy and macular pucker. A more viscous substance might be more effective for this kind of surgery. Therefore, a new Sodium hyaluronate preparation Healon GV with a ten(More)
PURPOSE To compare the visual outcome after surgical removal of subfoveal choroidal neovascularization (CNV) in patients younger and older than 50 years of age. METHODS Patient records from all Swedish centers performing submacular CNV surgery were reviewed and 90 patients treated between 1992-1999 with a follow-up of 6 months or more were included. The(More)