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The objective of this study was to evaluate the incidence, predisposing surgery, management and final visual outcome of postoperative endophthalmitis over a 14-year period at one institute. This retrospective study reviewed all intraocular operations performed between 1 January 1991 and 31 August 2004 at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical(More)
BACKGROUND To describe the clinical features, visual outcomes, and therapeutic complications of patients with retinal capillary hemangiomas. METHODS A retrospective, non-comparative, observational case study of patients diagnosed with retinal capillary hemangiomas was conducted. Twelve patients (13 eyes) at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital of Kaohsiung from(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of 0.05% atropine solution for controlling myopia progression in school-aged children. RESULTS This retrospective, case-control study enrolled myopic school-aged children who had presented at Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (Kaohsiung, Taiwan) from 2001 to 2004. A group of 57 children (30 boys,(More)
BACKGROUND Retinoblastomas are the most common malignant intraocular tumor of childhood. We describe the survival outcomes and prognostic factors of patients with a retinoblastoma receiving primary treatment at our hospital over the last 20 years. METHODS A retrospective series study of 30 retinoblastoma cases treated from January 1, 1987 to August 31,(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the surgical results of patients with persistent fetal vasculature (PFV), also known as persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV). METHODS From 1991 to 2001, a retrospective, noncomparative study of 7 eyes of 7 patients diagnosed with PFV was conducted. In each case, type of anterior and/or posterior PHPV findings,(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the correlation between periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), which are complications of perinatal and postnatal hypoxic-ischemic insults in premature infants. METHODS In this retrospective case series study, from 1996 to 2008, after excluding cases with follow-up of less than 3 months, we reviewed(More)
BACKGROUND Exenteration is indicated in patients with malignant neoplasms of orbital contents. It entails the removal of the eyeball together with its extraocular muscles and other soft tissues. Exenterations can be classified into (1) total, (2) subtotal, and (3) supertotal exenteration. Retrospectively study, we reviewed 7 patients that had received(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the association between bilateral amblyopia and the effects of CAM vision stimulator. METHODS This retrospective study was carried out between January 1994 and July 2004. The 105 children enrolled were all younger than 7 years old and had bilateral amblyopia. All children wearing full-correction glasses regularly received CAM vision(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the indications, safety, benefits, disadvantages and advantages, and the visual outcomes for simultaneous bilateral cataract surgery (SBCS) under general anesthesia. METHODS This retrospective case review pertained to a period spanning from June 1998 through June 2005 inclusively, and comprised of 27(More)
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