Tony Carnevali

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BACKGROUND This study evaluates differences in age and presbyopia progression between an ethnic Hispanic and a non-Hispanic patient population. METHODS Patient records from the Optometric Center of Los Angeles were examined retrospectively from 1998 through 2001. The first part of the study compared ages at onset and progression of presbyopia as a(More)
BACKGROUND Studies have demonstrated the differential impact of diabetic complications among Hispanic patients. This study profiles 50 patients seen in an urban optometric setting and compares them with a hospital-based ophthalmology clinic in the same community. METHODS A sample of 50 Hispanic patients with diabetes was selected. Descriptive statistics(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to quality the frequency and amount of corneal desquamation from a sodium fluorescein/proparacaine combination (Fluoracaine) as compared with sodium fluorescein/benoxinate combination ophthalmic solution (Fluorox) after Goldmann Applanation Tonometry. METHODS One drop of Fluoracaine was randomly instilled into one(More)
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