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PURPOSE To raise awareness among clinicians about the risk of severe complications after cosmetic conjunctivectomy plus postsurgical topical mitomycin C (MMC) treatment. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 48 consecutive patients who received cosmetic wide conjunctivectomy plus postsurgical topical MMC treatment to eliminate(More)
PURPOSE To report the long term results of bifocal treatment in nonrefractive accommodative esotropia and to analyze the changes of accommodative convergence to accommodation (AC/A) ratio. METHODS Sixteen patients treated with bifocal glasses for at least 5 years were evaluated retrospectively. Angle of deviation at near and distance, refractive error,(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as reported by parents in children with intermittent exotropia [X(T)] and to determine whether strabismus surgery for X(T) affects ADHD symptoms. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifty-one consecutive children undergoing muscle surgery for X(T) were prospectively recruited. One(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the complications of cosmetic wide conjunctivectomy and postoperative topical mitomycin C application with or without bevacizumab injection. DESIGN Cross-sectional cohort study. METHODS Medical records of 1713 consecutive subjects who received cosmetic wide conjunctivectomy plus postoperative topical mitomycin C by a single surgeon(More)
PURPOSE To assess the accuracy of intraocular lens (IOL) power prediction for cataract surgery in chronic angle-closure glaucoma (CACG) patients with different IOLs' implantation. METHODS This prospective randomized clinical trial included 45 eyes with CACG and 48 eyes with normal controls undergoing cataract surgery. In the CACG group, 23 eyes (51%) had(More)
PURPOSE To determine the efficacy of preoperative intravenous ketorolac in reducing intraoperative and postoperative pain and improving patient satisfaction in patients undergoing single-stage adjustable strabismus surgery. METHODS A prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial was performed with 67 patients who underwent horizontal recti(More)
To evaluate the risk factors in development of postoperative exotropia following bilateral medial rectus (BMR) recession for esotropia. 108 patients who underwent BMR recession for esotropia between November 1996 and July 2010 were enrolled. 54 patients who required surgery for consecutive exotropia were compared to 54 controls whose angle of deviation(More)
AIMS To compare the surgical outcomes of exotropia patients with cerebral palsy (CP) and controls without CP. METHODS 30 patients with exotropia and CP and 60 age-matched controls without CP who underwent bilateral lateral rectus (BLR) recession were retrospectively enrolled. All patients underwent BLR recession according to Parks' method. Surgical(More)
PURPOSE This study introduces a reading chart application for the iPad tablet in the Korean language and investigates the reading speed in a normal-sighted population according to age group. METHODS Sixty-three Korean sentences were selected from textbooks for second grade elementary school students. A commonly used typeface in everyday printed material,(More)