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Photorefractive keratectomy for residual myopia after radial keratotomy
Purpose: To evaluate the results of photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) to treat undercorrected radial keratotomy (RK). Setting: Instituto de Oftalmologia Tadeu Cvintal, Săo Paulo, Brazil. Methods: AExpand
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Resultados visuais e incidência de complicaçöes em facoemulsificaçäo com LIO por residentes
Os autores analisaram retrospectivamente a evolucao visual e a incidencia de complicacoes em 48 olhos submetidos a facoemulsificacao por 4 residentes do terceiro ano. Em todos os casos foi implantadaExpand
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Photorefractive keratectomy following penetrating keratoplasty.
We present 3 eyes that underwent photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for residual myopia after penetrating keratoplasty, and 1 eye that was treated for recurrent granular dystrophy and myopia followingExpand
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Excimer laser photoablation of primary familial amyloidosis of the cornea.
A 31-year old female underwent lamellar keratoplasty for the treatment of bilateral primary familial amyloidosis of the cornea in 1983 (OS), 1986 (OD), and 1989 (OS). The lesions recurred bilaterallyExpand
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Risk factors for postoperative endophthalmitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa: possible role of environment.
This article describes an investigation to identify risk factors for postoperative endophthalmitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. A retrospective case-control study, including 8 cases and 24Expand
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[Melanosis in eyelid margin with malignancy suspect: case report].
A case of a patient with an irregular pigmented lesion of the lower eyelid margin simulating malignant tumor, which was treated based on the results of impression cytology and diagnosed byExpand
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Melanose da margem palpebral com suspeita de malignidade: relato de caso
Apresenta-se relato de caso de paciente parda, com 47 anos de idade, havendo lesao pigmentada na margem palpebral inferior do olho direito, de aspecto irregular e heterogeneo, suspeitando-seExpand
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Epidemiologic surveillance of postoperative endophthalmitis in a specialized ophthalmologic center in São Paulo, Brazil.
This article describes a postoperative endophthalmitis (POE) surveillance system in place in a specialized ophthalmologic center in São Paulo, Brazil. The study involved a review of medical recordsExpand
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Ceratite herpética em transplante de córnea por causas não ligadas ao Herpes
Objetivo: Alertar para a possibilidade do desenvolvimento de ceratite causada pelo HSV (Herpes Simplex Virus) no pos-operatorio de ceratoplastia por causas nao ligadas ao herpes. Local: Instituto deExpand
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Trabeculectomia preservando a integridade da Cápsula de Tenon em casos de pobre prognóstico
Introducao: A trabeculectomia e uma tecnica cirurgica que objetiva a diminuicao da pressao intra-ocular (PIO), atraves da criacao de uma fistula que permite o livre fluxo do humor aquoso entre aExpand