Category Archives: Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology and ophthalmologists: medical information, news and research on the anatomy and physiology of the eye and eye diseases, their diagnosis, treatment and related surgical and medical matters.

Increasing risk of cataract in HCV patients receiving anti-HCV therapy

Cataract, which has an estimated prevalence of 33% in the general population, is the second leading cause of visual impairment and vision loss worldwide. Cataract is associated with increasing

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Glaucoma associated with iridocorneal endothelial syndrome in 203 Indian subjects

The iridocorneal endothelial syndrome is a disease spectrum which includes Chandler syndrome, Progressive iris atrophy and Cogan-Reese syndrome. The clinical variants are distinguished primarily on the basis of the changes in the iris. Progressive or…

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Oxidative and Anti-Oxidative Stress Markers in Chronic Glaucoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Chronic glaucoma is one of the most frequently established diseases in ophthalmology and represents a growing public health concern, with consequences that lead to blindness…

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Optical Coherence Tomographic Features and Prognosis of Pneumatic Displacement for Submacular Hemorrhage

Submacular hemorrhage can cause deterioration of visual acuity, and this occurs suddenly and often irreversibly in exudative age-related macular degeneration and polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy…

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Retinal Capillary Rarefaction in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, alters microvascular structure and function. High glucose concentration has been shown to cause endothelial cell dysfunction…

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Involvement of Renin-Angiotensin System in Retinopathy of Prematurity – A Possible Target for Therapeutic Intervention

Renin Angiotensin System is the potent mechanism involved in the homeostatic control of arterial pressure, tissue perfusion, and extracellular volume. The key initiator molecule of this system-renin is…

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Outcomes of Cataract Surgery in Urban and Rural Population in the South Indian State of Andhra Pradesh

Cataract remains the leading cause of visual impairment worldwide though proportions vary across regions. Cataract surgery is one of the most…

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