Valentina W. Okeigbemen

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CONTEXT The exact patho physiological mechanizm of optic nerve damage in glaucoma is not fully understood. AIM To assess the vascular risk factors in open angle glaucoma in African eyes. SETTINGS AND DESIGN Prospective multicenter hospital-based study in Edo State, Nigeria. MATERIALS AND METHODS Three hundred and twenty-two glaucoma patients and 184(More)
Pregnancy is often associated with ocular changes which may be more commonly transient but occasionally, permanent. It may be associated with the development of new ocular conditions, or can exacerbate pre-existing conditions. The ocular effects of pregnancy may be physiological or pathological or may be modifications of pre-existing conditions. Adnexial(More)
BACKGROUND Primary open angle glaucoma is characterized by quantifiable parameters including the intraocular pressure, the aqueous outflow facility, and geometric measurements of the optic disc and visual defects. Despite this, diagnosis remains controversial. OBJECTIVE To review the current concepts in the diagnosis of primary open angle glaucoma and(More)
CONTEXT Optic atrophy is a clinical sign and not a disease. The etiology of optic atrophy is diverse, some of which may be life threatening. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective review of the medical records of all adult patients aged 16 years and above with nonglaucomatous optic atrophy at the eye clinic of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital over(More)
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