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PURPOSE To evaluate the prevalence of pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PEX) among Ethiopian patients with age-related cataract scheduled for surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS In a prospective study, 229 consecutive eyes with age-related cataract scheduled for surgery were evaluated for the prevalence of PEX, type of cataract, intraocular pressure (IOP) and(More)
In a prospective study, we evaluated the clinical manifestations, severity, complication and management of Graves' thyroid ophthalmopathy (GTO) in 37 Ethiopian patients. Twenty-seven were females and 10 were males (F:M = 2.7:1). The mean age was 35 years (range 19-70 yrs). The mean duration of ocular symptoms was 33.4 months (range 2-120 months) while the(More)
PURPOSE To determine the prevalence of trachoma and its risk factors among adults in the Damot Gale District of south Ethiopia. METHODS A cross-sectional, community based survey was conducted in the Damot Gale District of south Ethiopia. A multi-stage sampling method was used to select subjects. RESULTS Out of 924 eligible subjects, 855 were examined,(More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the pattern of retinal diseases as seen at a teaching and tertiary eye care center in Addis Ababa. In a descriptive, cross-sectional study, all consecutive patients seen at the retina clinic of Menelik II Hospital during a 19 months period (January 2000 to August 2001) were included in this series. Pertinent(More)
To describe the occurrence of visual loss from ischaemia of the optic nerve following distant haemorrhages. Four patients who sustained vision loss following distant haemorrhage, presenting to the neuro-ophthalmic clinic of the department of Ophthalmology, Addis Ababa University, from 1995 to 1997 were evaluated. The clinical presentation, management and(More)
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