Syed Ziaeddin Tabatabaie

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PURPOSE To assess the efficacy of intraoperative mitomycin C (MMC) during silicone intubation (SI) as a substitute for dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) in nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO). METHODS In this prospective, double-masked study, 88 patients with complete NLD obstruction who were candidates for DCR were randomized in 2 groups. All study patients(More)
PURPOSE To assess the effect of mitomycin C on surgical success rate of dacryocystorhinostomy and silicone intubation in patients with improper flaps. METHODS The study was a randomized clinical trial. The patients with indication for dacryocystorhinostomy surgery with silicone intubation (inappropriate lacrimal sac or nasal mucosal flaps during surgery(More)
AIM To report the clinical outcomes of utilizing a three-layer flap and graft in reconstruction of the lower lid in one session. METHODS Seventeen patients with total or near total lower eyelid defect were included. The defects were reconstructed in three layers. Posterior lamella was reconstructed by using tarsoconjunctival free graft from the(More)
AIM To evaluate the efficacy and safety of botulinum toxin type A (Dysport, (Ipsen Biopharm Ltd, Wrexham, UK)) injection in patients requiring temporary tarsorrhaphy to improve corneal epithelial defects. METHODS Thirty patients were enrolled into the prospective study between March 2007 and September 2009. Doses of 15 and 30U of Dysport were injected(More)
Purpose: To report a rare case of isolated orbital mucocele after trauma Case report: A 45-year-old man presented with swelling in the left orbital region. The only significant event in his medical history was trauma which occurred 25 years previously during the Iran-Iraq war. Computed tomography revealed a left medial intraorbital cystic mass lesion. The(More)
To investigate any correlation between lower lid retraction and proptosis and also between lower lid retraction and lamellar length, as measured by fornix depth, in patients with thyroid eye disease (TED). One hundred and sixty-six eyes of 83 patients with TED were enrolled. The inferior fornix depth, Hertel exophthalmometry measurement, clinical activity(More)
PURPOSE To introduce a new modification of transposition flap technique for reconstruction of the medial canthal region. METHODS This prospective study included 58 patients with the full thickness involvement of both upper and lower lid in the medial canthal area. Reconstruction of posterior lamella was performed by utilizing periosteal flaps and(More)
AIM To study the frequency of amblyogenic factors in patients with congenital ptosis. METHODS In this cross-sectional study, 114 eyes of 100 patients with congenital ptosis more than 1 year old were included. Amblyopia was defined as best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) less than 10/10 or a difference between the two eyes of at least 2/10. In patients too(More)
We report a rare, severe case of traumatic globe avulsion and its assessment and management. A 60-year-old man was presented with complete globe avulsion following a facial trauma. Left globe was luxated out of the orbit. No direct or indirect light reflexes or any eye movement could be noted. CT-scan showed complete laceration of the left optic nerve,(More)