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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the association between intraocular pressure and metabolic syndrome by comparing central corneal thicknesses. METHODS One hundred sixty-two subjects were enrolled in this cross-sectional study, with 89 subjects in a metabolic syndrome group and 73 subjects in a control group. Ophthalmological(More)
Purpose: This study aimed to explore the effects of the Valsalva maneuver (VM) on ectatic corneas during anterior segment tomography scans using a Scheimpflug camera. Methods: This prospective observational study included 100 eyes of 50 patients with bilateral keratoconus (KC). Anterior segment tomography was first performed when the patients were in a(More)
Objective. Meningiomas are benign primary meningeal tumors and are seen rare in children and adolescents. Clinical Presentation and Intervention. A 15-year-old Turkish boy reported a 1-month history of headache and blurred vision in both eyes. His visual acuity was 0.3 in both eyes with papilledema. Magnetic resonance imaging showed a 77 × 97 × 77 mm(More)
PURPOSE To compare the efficiency and ocular side-effect profile of topical loteprednol applied to one eye and topical dexamethasone applied to the other eye in the early period on the same patient who has subepithelial infiltrates (SEI). METHODS The patients who developed bilateral SEI following epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) were applied topical(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to report the causes of visual impairment in patients with the classic clinical presentation of ocular toxoplasmosis (OT). METHODOLOGY Eight patients with OT underwent standardized ophthalmologic examination and fundus imaging. Macula and the lesions that could be visualized were evaluated by spectral domain optical(More)
PURPOSE To compare the effects on the process of retinal vascularization of intravitreal ranibizumab (IVR) and intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) in the treatment of severe retinopathy of prematurity. METHODS The present study is a bi-centered retrospective study. While 44 eyes of 22 patients in group 1 were applied 0.625 mg bevacizumab, 46 eyes of 23(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine associated conditions, gender distribution and location of subconjunctival hemorrhage (SCH). METHODOLOGY This retrospective, observational and non-interventional study involved total of 50 patients with SCH aged 0.16-88 years. The conjunctiva was divided into 4 equal areas. The data about the subjects with SCH that includes age,(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to evaluate vitreous incarceration at the injection site using ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) after intravitreal injection of ranibizumab. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study included 39 eyes of 34 patients who underwent intravitreal injection of 0.05 mL of ranibizumab. UBM (HiScan; Optikon, Rome, Italy) with a(More)
32-year-old Turkish male patient presented with an optic disk pit and serous macular detachment in the left eye. Spectral domain optical coherence tomography revealed serous macular detachment and retinoschisis. After vitrectomy the retina gradually flattened and vision was gradually improved. We aimed to report a case of serous macula detachment secondary(More)
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