Viviane Mayumi Sakata

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PURPOSE To assess the prevalence of glaucoma in a South Brazilian population. METHODS Subjects older than 40 years underwent a screening examination that included a medical interview, slit lamp examination, tonometry, and fundoscopy. Those with suspected glaucoma (based on optic disc appearance and/or intraocular pressure) underwent a comprehensive(More)
BACKGROUND To investigate indocyanine green angiography (ICGA) findings in patients with long-standing Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease and their correlation with disease activity on clinical examination as well as with systemic corticosteroid therapy. METHODS Twenty-eight patients (51 eyes) with long-standing (≥6 months from disease onset) VKH disease(More)
BACKGROUND Detection of choroidal inflammation in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease is still a challenge. Progression to sunset glow fundus has been observed despite apparent good clinical control of inflammation. Indocyanine green angiography (ICGA) permits choroid inflammation detection, though it is invasive, time consuming, and costly. The purpose of(More)
PURPOSE Nonpupil block mechanisms and appositional angle closure after laser iridotomy (LI) have been reported as common findings in Asians. We evaluated the presence of these findings in a cohort of Brazilian patients using ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM). METHODS This observational case-control study included 22 open angle eyes and 31 eyes with(More)
Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease (VKHD) is a rare granulomatous inflammatory disease that affects pigmented structures, such as eye, inner ear, meninges, skin and hair. This disease is mainly a Th1 lymphocyte mediated aggression to melanocytes after a viral trigger in the presence of HLA-DRB1*0405 allele. The absence of ocular trauma or previous intraocular(More)
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