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PURPOSE Neurotrophic keratitis may result from a variety of ocular or systemic diseases. Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) is an autoimmune neuropathy that affects any nerve plexus but with no known association with corneal disease. We observed 2 patients with CIDP and visually compromising neurotrophic corneal ulcers. This study was(More)
PURPOSE Prior studies have shown an association between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and reduced intraocular pressures (IOP). The purpose of this study was to determine if patients with HIV on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) had any difference in their IOP compared with patients without HIV or with HIV who are not on HAART. DESIGN(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate use of medical, laser, or incisional surgical interventions for glaucoma after laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI). DESIGN Retrospective longitudinal cohort study. METHODS All enrollees aged ≥21 years in a US managed-care network who underwent bilateral LPIs in 2001-2011 were identified. The mean numbers of pre- and post-LPI glaucoma(More)
IMPORTANCE This study shows that relocation of an academic ophthalmology residency program from an inpatient to an outpatient setting in western New York does not affect the consult volume but affects management patterns and follow-up rates. OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects on the ophthalmology consultation service of an academic program with(More)
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE The purpose of this retrospective study was to determine the clinical practices for prescribing yoked prisms, as well as to assess related patient responses, in a sample of visually-symptomatic patients having acquired brain injury (ABI). METHODS The clinical records of individuals with acquired brain injury (ABI) that were assessed for(More)
In distributed database query optimization, query optimizers have traditionally relied upon statically estimated table cardinalities when evaluating the cost of the query plans. This paper analyses static vs. dynamic calculation for selectivity of intermediate relations generated in query processing. The objective of this research is to overcome the(More)
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