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We report a rare association of choroidal neovascularization (CNV) with retinitis pigmentosa and note its resolution by intravitreal injection of the anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), bevacizumab. A classic choroidal neovascular membrane was seen in the right eye (RE) of a patient with sector retinitis pigmentosa. Bevacizumab 1.25 mg in 0.05… (More)
A case of exogenous fungal endophthalmitis due to Fusarium sacchari is being reported. It has never been reported in this clinical entity before; hence, to the best of our knowledge, this is first report of F. sacchari as a cause of exogenous fungal endophthalmitis and also the first time when this fungus has been isolated from an Indian patient.
A 79-year-old woman with pseudophakia who underwent Nd:YAG posterior capsulotomy for posterior capsular opacification in her right eye had increased intraocular pressure associated with a flat anterior chamber. Full-thickness patent iridotomy performed with an Nd:YAG laser did not reduce the intraocular pressure. B-scan ultrasonography showed aqueous… (More)
To study the demographic profile, cause, type and severity of ocular injuries, their complications and final visual outcome following fireworks around the time of Deepawali in India. Case records of patients who presented with firework-related injuries during 2005–2009 at the time of Deepawali were reviewed. Data with respect to demographic profile of… (More)
A 70-year-old Indian female presented with a lobulated, violet-colored mass in the left eye involving the medial bulbar conjunctiva and caruncle. It was smooth, vascular, compressible, and freely mobile. It was neither reducible nor pulsatile and did not cause any proptosis or dystopia. Any syndromic associations and orbital extension of the lesion were… (More)
An 8-year-old girl presented with a free-floating pigmented cyst in the anterior vitreous causing a large, visually disturbing floater. A simple laser photocystotomy with a single-frequency Nd:YAG laser resulted in a reduction in the size of the cyst but persistence of the floater. An attempt at further laser fragmentation of the cyst resulted in iatrogenic… (More)
An unusual case of posterior scleritis mimicking macular serpiginous choroiditis is reported.
A rare case of choroidal melanoma with exudative retinal detachment and a full-thickness macular hole is reported in an Indian patient.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate efficacy of oral dextrose, in addition to topical anesthesia in providing pain relief during laser ablation therapy of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). METHODS In this randomized controlled trial, neonates with type 1 ROP undergoing laser ablation of peripheral retina were randomized to receive or not to receive 2 ml of 25 %… (More)
PURPOSE To report the presence of congenital alacrima in a patient with Pierre Robin (PR) sequence. METHODS A 6-month-old child with diagnosed PR sequence presented to us with dysfunctional lacrimation present since birth. The child subsequently developed bilateral corneal ulcers. This unusual presentation and its management are described in detail, and… (More)