Somaia Mitne

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PURPOSE To describe epidemiological findings of ocular trauma in childhood in an emergency unit. METHODS A retrospective study was carried out including patients under 16 years old who were treated for ocular trauma at the emergency unit of the Federal University of São Paulo from September 2001 to September 2004. Age, sex, involved eye, place,(More)
Cyclodialysis is a relatively rare condition usually caused by ocular injury; however, it can also be caused iatrogenically during intraocular surgery. Hypotony maculopathy is the most important complication and the primary reason for visual loss. Clinical diagnosis using gonioscopy may be difficult, and ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) can be an alternative.(More)
PURPOSE Evaluation of the neuroprotective effect of weekly glatiramer acetate (GA) on retinal structure and function in diabetic patients who underwent panretinal photocoagulation (PRP). PATIENTS AND METHODS patients with severe nonproliferative or early diabetic proliferative retinopathy and no previous laser treatment were randomly divided into two(More)
Purpose: To evaluate the agreement between optical coherence tomography (OCT) and fundus fluorescein angiography (FFA) regarding the detection of cystoid macular edema (CME) following cataract surgery. Methods: Retrospective comparative observational series of 25 eyes with suspected CME. Patients with low visual acuity and alterations in fundus(More)
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