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Levels of circulating homocysteine, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, and folate in different types of open-angle glaucoma
Objective: To compare the levels of plasma homocysteine (Hcy), vitamin B6 (vit-B6), serum vitamin B12 (vit-B12), and folate in healthy individuals and in patients with normal tension glaucoma (NTG),Expand
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Effects of Amniotic Membrane Transplantation and Mitomycin C on Wound Healing in Experimental Glaucoma Surgery
Purpose: To evaluate the effects of mitomycin C and amniotic membrane transplantation on the modulation of wound healing after glaucoma filtration surgery. Methods: Trabeculectomy was performed in 3Expand
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Th1 polarization of the immune response in uveitis in Behçet's disease.
BACKGROUND It has been reported that abnormalities in the balance of T-helper cells type 1/2 (Th1/Th2) may account for the pathophysiology of human autoimmune diseases. The purpose of this study wasExpand
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The Impact of Tacrolimus on Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Experimental Corneal Neovascularization
Purpose: To investigate the impact of tacrolimus on vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in experimental corneal neovascularization (NV) immunohistochemically. Material and Methods: Five groupsExpand
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Phthriasis Palpebrarum Mimicking Lid Eczema and Blepharitis
Phthiriasis palpebrarum (PP) is a rare eyelid infestation caused by phthirus pubis. We report a case of PP mimicking lid eczema and blepharitis. A 68-year-old woman had moderate itching in both eyes.Expand
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The Protective Effect of Alpha-Lipoic Acid against Oxidative Damage in Rabbit Conjunctiva and Cornea Exposed to Ultraviolet Radiation
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the protective effect of α-lipoic acid against oxidative damage in rabbit conjunctiva and cornea exposed to ultraviolet radiation. Methods: 20Expand
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Spontaneous corneal perforation in a patient with lamellar ichthyosis and dry eye
We report spontaneous corneal perforation in a patient with lamellar ichthyosis. The patient presented with complaints of pain, redness, diminished vision, and discharge in her right eye for 15 days.Expand
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Neuroprotective and antioxidant effects of ghrelin in an experimental glaucoma model
Damage to retinal ganglion cells due to elevation of intraocular pressure (IOP) is responsible for vision loss in glaucoma. Given that loss of these cells is irreversible, neuroprotection is crucialExpand
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Topical infliximab for the suppression of wound healing following experimental glaucoma filtration surgery
Background The purpose of this work was to look into the effects of infliximab on wound healing in experimental glaucoma filtration surgery and to compare the antifibrotic effects of this agent toExpand
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The Suppression of Wound Healing Response with Sirolimus and Sunitinib Following Experimental Trabeculectomy in a Rabbit Model
Abstract Purpose: To investigate the effects of sirolimus and sunitinib on wound healing in experimental glaucoma filtering surgery (GFS). Material and Methods: Thirty-five male New Zealand pigmentedExpand
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