Optic Nerve

Jan 26, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Optic Nerve

Figure 15-1 Longitudinal section of normal optic nerve. Axons of the retinal ganglion cells (R) become axonal fibers of the optic nerve. Optic nerve axons pass through the fenestrations in…

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Cerebrovascular Disease

Jan 21, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Cerebrovascular Disease

Chapter 6 Cerebrovascular Disease Recent Developments Intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA) is strongly recommended for carefully selected patients who meet additional exclusion criteria and who can be treated within…

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Book review

Jan 17, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Book review

Media Type: Textbook with PDA download Synopsis: The 3 rd edition of the comprehensive and concise Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology is now in print. This…

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Book review

Jan 17, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Book review

Media Type: Textbook Synopsis: Drs. Singh, Damato, Pe’er, Murphree, and Perry have taken their comprehensive text, Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology , and distilled it down to a concise book covering the…

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Book review

Jan 17, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Book review

Media Type: Textbook Synopsis: DSEK surgery has quickly ascended to widespread acceptance as the therapeutic modality of choice for patients with dysfunction of the corneal endothelium. With the near ubiquitous…

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Reply

Jan 17, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Reply

We thank Price and Price for their comments on our article on corneal clearance despite graft detachment after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Since the submission of our article, there…

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Spontaneous Corneal Clearance Despite Graft Detachment after Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty

Jan 17, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Spontaneous Corneal Clearance Despite Graft Detachment after Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty

We congratulate Balachandran and associates on their excellent article regarding spontaneous corneal clearance despite graft detachment after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. They raise interesting questions and the possibility that Fuchs…

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We thank Sakarya and associates regarding their question about screening of amniotic membrane donors. Indeed, it is a very important issue that should not be neglected, both ethically and from…

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Prospective Comparison of Two Suturing Techniques of Amniotic Membrane Transplantation for Symptomatic Bullous Keratopathy

Jan 17, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Prospective Comparison of Two Suturing Techniques of Amniotic Membrane Transplantation for Symptomatic Bullous Keratopathy

We read with great interest the article entitled “Prospective comparison of two suturing techniques of amniotic membrane transplantation for symptomatic bullous keratopathy” by Altiparmak and associates. The authors concluded that…

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Jan 17, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Reply

We thank the correspondent for her comment on our recent publication reporting that total posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) by ultrasound was associated with 3 times as many cases of dry…

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