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 compare the motility and complications of enucleation with evisceration plus scleral quadrisection. METHODS In a prospective study between January 2006 and June 2007, 50 patients underwent evisceration with scleral quadrisection and alloplastic implantation (group 1) and 50 patients underwent enucleation and hydroxyapatite implantation (group(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)
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)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of self-retaining stent (SRS) bicanalicular intubation with bicanalicular silicone (Crawford) intubation in patients with canalicular and punctal obstruction. METHODS In this prospective, randomized clinical trial, 38 patients with canalicular or punctal obstruction (25 partial, 13 complete)(More)
PURPOSE To report the results of bupivacaine injection into the orbicularis oculi muscle to treat lagophthalmos in patients with long-standing Bell palsy. METHODS In this prospective interventional case series, bupivacaine, 5 ml of a 0.750% solution, was injected into the preseptal and pretarsal area of the orbicularis oculi in each of 10 patients with(More)
Purpose: To compare the cosmetic and functional results of frontalis sling procedure using silicone rod with polytetrafluoroethylene (Ptose-up) in congenital ptosis with poor levator function (LF) Methods: In a prospective randomized study, 90 eyes of 66 patients with congenital ptosis that underwent frontalis suspension surgery [31 patients (18 unilateral,(More)