OPHTHALMOLOGY

Diagnostic Accuracy of Wide-Field Map from Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography for Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma in Myopic Eyes

Aug 17, 2020 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Diagnostic Accuracy of Wide-Field Map from Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography for Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma in Myopic Eyes

Abstract Purpose To compare the accuracy for glaucomatous defects and diagnostic power for primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) between swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) and spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) in…

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Nonexudative Perifoveal Vascular Anomalous Complex: The Subclinical Stage of Perifoveal Exudative Vascular Anomalous Complex?

Aug 17, 2020 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Nonexudative Perifoveal Vascular Anomalous Complex: The Subclinical Stage of Perifoveal Exudative Vascular Anomalous Complex?

Purpose To describe the pre-exudative stage of exudative perifoveal vascular anomalous complex (ePVAC), referred to as nonexudative PVAC (nePVAC). Design Retrospective noncomparative case series. Methods Patients diagnosed with nePVAC were…

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Cost-Utility Analysis of VEGF Inhibitors for Treating Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Aug 17, 2020 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Cost-Utility Analysis of VEGF Inhibitors for Treating Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Purpose To perform 11- and 2-year health care sector (ophthalmic) and societal cost perspective reference case, cost-utility analyses comparing bevacizumab, ranibizumab, and aflibercept monotherapies for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (NVAMD)….

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Vision Loss in Optic Disc Drusen Correlates With Increased Macular Vessel Diameter and Flux and Reduced Peripapillary Vascular Density

Aug 17, 2020 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Vision Loss in Optic Disc Drusen Correlates With Increased Macular Vessel Diameter and Flux and Reduced Peripapillary Vascular Density

Purpose To determine the key optical coherence tomography (OCT) and OCT angiography (OCTA) parameters that correlate with visual field loss in optic disc drusen (ODD). Design Retrospective cross-sectional study. Methods…

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Independent Influence of Parental Myopia on Childhood Myopia in a Dose-Related Manner in 2,055 Trios: The Hong Kong Children Eye Study

Aug 17, 2020 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Independent Influence of Parental Myopia on Childhood Myopia in a Dose-Related Manner in 2,055 Trios: The Hong Kong Children Eye Study

Purpose To determine the effects on childhood myopia of parental myopia, parental education, children’s outdoor time, and children’s near work. Design Population-based cross-sectional study. Methods A total of 6,155 subjects…

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Foveal Crack Sign: An OCT Sign Preceding Macular Hole After Vitrectomy for Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment

Aug 17, 2020 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Foveal Crack Sign: An OCT Sign Preceding Macular Hole After Vitrectomy for Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment

Purpose To describe an optical coherence tomography (OCT) sign preceding macular hole (MH) formation after pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD). Design Retrospective observational case series. Methods…

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Understanding the Impact of Residual Amblyopia on Functional Vision and Eye-related Quality of Life Using the PedEyeQ

Aug 17, 2020 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Understanding the Impact of Residual Amblyopia on Functional Vision and Eye-related Quality of Life Using the PedEyeQ

Purpose To evaluate the effect of residual amblyopia on functional vision and eye-related quality of life (ER-QOL) in children and their families using the Pediatric Eye Questionnaire (PedEyeQ). Design Prospective…

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Optical Coherence Tomography Optic Nerve Head Morphology in Myopia I: Implications of Anterior Scleral Canal Opening Versus Bruch Membrane Opening Offset

Aug 17, 2020 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Optical Coherence Tomography Optic Nerve Head Morphology in Myopia I: Implications of Anterior Scleral Canal Opening Versus Bruch Membrane Opening Offset

Purpose To measure the magnitude and direction of anterior scleral canal opening (ASCO) offset relative to the Bruch membrane opening (BMO) (ASCO/BMO offset) to characterize neural canal obliqueness and minimum…

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Association of Systemic Hypertension With Primary Open-angle Glaucoma: A Population-based Case-Control Study

Aug 17, 2020 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Association of Systemic Hypertension With Primary Open-angle Glaucoma: A Population-based Case-Control Study

Purpose To examine the association between systemic hypertension (HTN) and primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) using Taiwan’s nationwide health insurance claims data. Design A case-control study. Methods Data for this case-control…

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