Thilo Nicaeus

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BACKGROUND This prospective study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and safety of transscleral diode laser cyclophotocoagulation in refractory, advanced glaucoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS One hundred eyes of 100 patients with advanced glaucoma refractory to medical treatment were consecutively treated by transscleral diode laser cyclophotocoagulation.(More)
· Purpose: The aim of the present study was to test the influence of smoking on colour perception. · Subjects and methods: At the University Eye Hospital Tübingen, 76 generally healthy smokers with inconspicuous ophthalmological findings (visual acuity, refraction, intraocular pressure, morphology) were examined by the cap-sorting test, Roth 28-hue(More)
BACKGROUND The most common eye injuries are non-perforating. Eye injuries in the workplace are a major cause of socioeconomical damage, morbidity and disability, despite well publicised standards for industrial eye protection. This study investigates the epidemiological and clinical aspects of 148 occupational cases. PATIENTS At the University Eye Clinic(More)
BACKGROUND For several years it has been discussed whether cyclocryotherapy is still an up-to-date treatment of resistant inadequately controlled glaucoma. This retrospective study investigates the clinical aspects of 185 cyclocryotherapies between 1988 and 1997. PATIENTS AND METHODS At the University Eye Clinic of Tübingen, 114 patients received in 119(More)
BACKGROUND Infections with varicella zoster virus may involve the optic nerve and the retina. Different pathomechanisms have been discussed. We present a case with an autoimmune inflammatory reaction according to the clinical course. PATIENT A 69-year-old female was referred to our clinic because of suspected bilateral anterior ischemic optic neuropathy.(More)
The effect of two angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, lisinopril and captopril, on proteinuria and renal haemodynamics was investigated in 11 hypertensives (9 men, 2 women; mean age 46 +/- 16 years) with proteinuria (> 1.5 g/24 h) due to chronic glomerulonephritis and impaired renal function (glomerular filtration rate < 75 ml/min). In a(More)
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