Twelve-Month, Randomized, Controlled Trial of Bimatoprost 0.01%, 0.0125%, and 0.03% in Patients with Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension

Jan 17, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Twelve-Month, Randomized, Controlled Trial of Bimatoprost 0.01%, 0.0125%, and 0.03% in Patients with Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension

Purpose To evaluate the intraocular pressure (IOP)-lowering efficacy and safety of ophthalmic formulations of bimatoprost 0.01% and 0.0125% compared with bimatoprost 0.03%. Design Prospective, randomized, double-masked, multicenter clinical trial. Methods…

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Structural and Functional Assessment in HIV-Infected Patients Using Optical Coherence Tomography and Frequency-Doubling Technology Perimetry

Jan 17, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Structural and Functional Assessment in HIV-Infected Patients Using Optical Coherence Tomography and Frequency-Doubling Technology Perimetry

Purpose To assess retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) and macular thickness using optical coherence tomography (OCT) on HIV-infected patients without ocular manifestations and to correlate these findings with frequency-doubling technology…

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Book review

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Media Type: Textbook Synopsis: While in this age of information overload no single textbook is an absolute must-have, this one sure comes close. Drs. Yanoff and Duker have assembled a…

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Book review

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Media Type: Reference Synopsis: Agarwal and Jacob have attempted to provide ophthalmologists-in-training with a comprehensive, quick reference manual for the diagnosis and treatment of a full range of ophthalmic disorders….

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Correction

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Lee EK, Yun YJ, Lee JE, Yim JH, Kim CS. Changes in corneal endothelial cells after Ahmed glaucoma valve Implantation: 2-year follow-up. Am J Ophthalmol 2009;148:361–367. In the September 2009…

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Reply

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We thank Dr Villani and associates for enlightening the readership regarding the additional morphologic features that can be studied by using confocal microscopy. Confocal microscopy allows one to see an…

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In Vivo Confocal Microscopy of the Ocular Surface

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We read with interest the published perspective article entitled “Confocal Microscopy in Ophthalmology,” by Erie and associates. They briefly described the principles and characteristics of the different in vivo confocal…

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We reported that the corneal endothelial cell density (ECD) decreased progressively for up to 24 months after Ahmed glaucoma valve surgery. By mentioning the inborn error in calculating the ECD…

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We thank Dr Matthias Neuburger and his associates for sharing their findings on the in vitro model experiment to study the dependence of corneal hysteresis on intraocular pressure. Their results…

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