Soolienah Rhiu

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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 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 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 We investigated the therapeutic effect of nontoxic concentrations of tanshinone IIA (TanIIA) from Salvia miltiorrhiza in primary cultures of orbital fibroblasts from Graves' orbitopathy (GO). METHODS The effect of TanIIA on IL-1β-induced proinflammatory cytokine (IL-6, IL-8, MCP-1) expression was determined by real-time PCR. Antioxidant activity(More)
Surgical outcomes of phacoemulsification only and phacoemulsification combined with trabeculectomy were compared in patients with primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG). Clinical records of 41 consecutive patients were retrospectively reviewed, and there was no difference in best-corrected visual acuity and intraocular pressure preoperatively and at the(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)
To investigate the changes of epiblepharon by evaluating the severity of epiblepharon before and after induction of general anesthesia. Sixty-three pediatric patients (126 eyes) underwent surgery for epiblepharon between April 2008 and September 2008 (35 females, 28 males; average age: 4.74 years). The severity of epiblepharon in each eye was scored(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)