Category Archives: Ophthalmology

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Analysis of Potential Ischemic Effect of Intravitreal Bevacizumab on Unaffected Retina in Treatment-Naïve Macular Edema Due to Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

Branch retinal vein obstruction is the second most common retinal vascular disorder after diabetic retinopathy. Visual loss is usually caused by macular edema, macular ischemia, or vitreous hemorrhage…

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A Novel Homozygous Mutation in FOXC1 Causes Axenfeld Rieger Syndrome with Congenital Glaucoma

Anterior segment dysgenesis disorders encompass a wide variety of developmental conditions in which multiple tissues such as the cornea, iris, and lens are affected…

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Anterior Displacement of Lamina Cribrosa during Valsalva Maneuver in Young Healthy Eyes

Posterior displacement of the lamina cribrosa caused by increased intraocular pressure plays a prominent role in the pathogenesis of glaucoma…

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Allovahlkampfia spelaea Causing Keratitis in Humans

Free-living amoebae (FLA) are present in different environments worldwide. They can survive in soil, surface water, other aquatic environments and even desert…

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Prevalence of Trachoma in Car-Nicobar Island, India after Three Annual Rounds of Mass Drug Administration with Azithromycin

Currently, 53 countries globally are believed to be endemic for trachoma. The number of people living in the trachoma endemic districts has been estimated to have reduced from 314 million in 2011 to 229 million in 2013…

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Acute Corneal Hydrops in Children with Primary Infantile Glaucoma

Infantile glaucoma is a form of developmental glaucoma that manifest after one month of birth until 3 years of age. It manifests with megalocornea associated with increase in…

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The Accuracy of Diagnostic Methods for Diabetic Retinopathy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

In 1997, the Expert Committee on the Diagnosis and Classification of Diabetes Mellitus stated that the diagnosis of diabetes should focus simultaneously on plasma glucose concentrations and its…

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