Silvana Artioli Schellini

Carlos Roberto Padovani6
Carlos Pereira Padovani1
Ricardo Kazuhito Yamamoto1
6Carlos Roberto Padovani
1Carlos Pereira Padovani
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BACKGROUND This paper reports population-based data on the prevalence and causes of visual impairment among children and adults in Botucatu, Brazil. METHODS A population-based cross-sectional study was conducted involving a random start point and then systematic sampling of an urban Brazilian population in the city of Botucatu. There were approximately(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the characteristics of the essential blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm patients and the feasible treatment with botulinum toxin A. METHODS Thirty-four essential blepharospasm or hemifacial spasm patients were evaluated according to gender, ocular complaint, time of disease, treatment outcome and complications. RESULTS Age median was(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate spontaneous blink activity in the primary eye position in normal preschool children. METHODS Two hundred normal children aged 4 to 6 years were prospectively evaluated. They were digitally videotaped in a standard setting, taking the images on frontal and lateral plans, during the vigil state, in the primary eye position. The object of(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate eyelid measures before and after upper blepharoplasty surgery using a digital image system. METHODS Eighteen eyelids of 9 patients with dermatochalasis were evaluated at the Hospital das Clínicas de Botucatu-UNESP regarding eyelid measures before and after upper blepharoplasty. All patients were female, aged between 40 and 75 years.(More)
PURPOSE To quantify the palpebral alterations occurring in subjects after the age of 50 years. METHODS An observational study was done with 325 subjects older than 50 years. The data comprised measurements of intercantal distance, palpebral fissure length and height, external and internal eyelid angles, margin reflex distance (MRD) and total palpebral(More)
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