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BACKGROUND Orbital myiasis cases are very rare worldwide. We are reporting this case caused by Hypoderma bovis because invasive parasitic larvae can cause massive destruction. CASE An 85-year-old female patient was admitted to the Department of Ophthalmology of the Dicle University School of Medicine with the complaint of a wound in her right eye for over(More)
PURPOSE A prospective evaluation of the ocular blood flow velocity in patients with BehCet's disease was carried out to determine its changes. METHODS Subjects were divided into three groups: those with ocular involvement in BehCet's disease (group I), those without ocular involvement in BehCet's disease (group II), and a control group (group III).(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the results of probing with and without endoscopy in cases of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction who had previously not undergone probing. METHODS Fifty-one children with congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction who underwent surgical intervention between June 2007 and April 2009 in our hospital were included in the study.(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the clinical efficacy of intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) combined with panretinal photocoagulation in patients with open angle neovascular glaucoma (NVG). METHODS Nine patients (9 eyes) with NVG participated in this study. Patients received IVB (1.25 mg) as the initial treatment for NVG and were followed up for at least 4 months. IVB(More)
PURPOSE To determine the distribution of central corneal thickness (CCT) and intraocular pressure (IOP) in a population of Turkish school children and to evaluate the relationships between these values and both age and gender. METHODS A total of 30,320 eyes from 15,160 healthy school children aged 5-18 years were examined. CCT and IOP were measured using(More)
PURPOSE This study aimed to evaluate the changes in retrobulbar blood flow by using color Doppler sonography in patients who had undergone intravitreal ranibizumab injection for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD). METHODS The study comprised 37 AMD patients who had undergone intravitreal 0.5 mg ranibizumab injection. The ophthalmic artery,(More)
BACKGROUND Ophthalmologists should be aware of the signs and symptoms of anthrax, although it is a rare disease in humans. We report our successful treatment of three patients with cutaneous lesions in the periorbital area. CASES In this study, we report on the treatment of three female patients who were initially diagnosed as having preseptal cellulitis.(More)
BACKGROUND A pterygium is a fibrovascular overgrowth of degenerative bulbar conjunctival tissue that grows over the limbus onto the cornea. Although various approaches have been proposed for the treatment of pterygium, the common problem after these treatments is recurrence. OBJECTIVES The goals of this study were to compare the efficacy of mitomycin C(More)