Suryasnata Rath

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW Orbital radiotherapy has been used for over 60 years to treat thyroid eye disease (TED) alone or in conjunction with glucocorticoids or orbital decompression surgery. However, numerous observational and randomized controlled trials have yielded conflicting results concerning its efficacy. This review highlights recent systematic reviews(More)
PURPOSE To describe the clinical manifestations, diagnosis, management, and outcome of orbital cysticercosis in a tertiary eye care center in Southern India. DESIGN Retrospective observational case series. PARTICIPANTS A total of 171 patients with orbital cysticercosis. METHODS Retrospective case series involving consecutive patients with orbital(More)
A 26-year-old woman with congenital lamellar ichthyosis presented with bilateral cicatricial ectropion of the upper and lower eyelids. There was severe exposure keratopathy with corneal perforation in the left eye. The generalized skin involvement necessitated the use of an alternative to correct the cicatricial ectropion. Mucous membrane graft harvested(More)
A 15-year-old boy presented with visual acuity of 20/200 OD and no light perception OS. The anterior segment of the left eye showed a relative afferent pupillary defect. A large (4.5 x 4.5 x 2.0 mm) infiltrative optic nerve head lesion with dilated vessels was seen OS with disc pallor OD. MRI of the brain and orbit revealed lobulated optic nerve thickening(More)
PURPOSE To determine whether an intracameral injection of cefuroxime sodium at the conclusion of cataract surgery lowers the incidence of acute-onset postoperative endophthalmitis. SETTING Tertiary eye care center, Bhubaneswar, India. DESIGN Prospective comparative interventional cohort study. METHODS Under a uniform protocol, cataract surgery with(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to report a case of nontuberculous mycobacterial infection after frontalis sling surgery. METHOD A 65-year-old man presented with bilateral painful, erythematous lesions in the brow and upper eyelids. He had a history of frontalis sling surgery for myopathic ptosis 2 years back and all lesions were found localized to(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate efficacy of a trephination procedure for resolution of primary canalicular obstruction or obstruction secondary to failed dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR). METHODS Retrospective review of patients in a single surgeon's practice who underwent trephination with Crawford tube insertion between 2001 and 2011, with a minimum follow-up period of(More)