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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.
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)
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)
Two patients (50 and 14 years old) presented with extensive hyperplastic pupillary membranes and significant reduction of visual acuity. The patients were treated by surgical excision and sectioning of the membrane using a Q-switched Nd:YAG laser. Although both of the modalities achieved good surgical and functional results, laser treatment should be… (More)
A 45-year-old nondiabetic, nonhypertensive woman presented with complaints of mild pain, redness, watering, and decrease in vision in both eyes of 10-days duration. There was no history of discharge, trauma, or coloured halos. The patient reported frequent bodyaches and discomfort even after minor work for the past 10–12 years, and she had been diagnosed a… (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)
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)
BACKGROUND To report a case of spontaneous corneal melting in pregnancy. We reviewed the literature on corneal melting and the effect of pregnancy on cornea and collagen containing tissues. CASE PRESENTATION A 29-year-old woman who underwent radial keratotomy in both eyes followed by trabeculectomy in her left eye developed corneal melting in the same… (More)
This report describes a rare case of hypertensive retinopathy with choroidopathy secondary to bilateral renal artery stenosis in a young non-pregnant female patient.