Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Atrophy Is Associated With Visual Field Loss Over Time in Glaucoma Suspect and Glaucomatous Eyes

Jan 9, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Atrophy Is Associated With Visual Field Loss Over Time in Glaucoma Suspect and Glaucomatous Eyes

Purpose To compare prospectively detection of progressive retinal nerve fiber layer thickness (RNFL) atrophy identified using time-domain optical coherence tomography with visual field progression using standard automated perimetry in glaucoma…

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Two-Year Results of Reduced-Fluence Photodynamic Therapy for Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

Jan 9, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Two-Year Results of Reduced-Fluence Photodynamic Therapy for Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

Purpose To report the results of a 2-year follow-up study of Japanese polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) patients treated with reduced-fluence photodynamic therapy (PDT) monotherapy. Design Prospective interventional case series. Methods…

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Four-Year Treatment Results of Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration With Ranibizumab and Causes for Discontinuation of Treatment

Jan 9, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Four-Year Treatment Results of Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration With Ranibizumab and Causes for Discontinuation of Treatment

Purpose To evaluate 4-year treatment results of neovascular age-related macular degeneration with ranibizumab using a variable dosing regimen. Design Retrospective, single-center chart review. Methods This was a retrospective single-center study…

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Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome and the Long-Term Incidence of Cataract and Cataract Surgery: The Blue Mountains Eye Study

Jan 9, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome and the Long-Term Incidence of Cataract and Cataract Surgery: The Blue Mountains Eye Study

Purpose To assess whether the pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PXS) is associated with the long-term incidence of cataract or cataract surgery. Design Population-based cohort study. Methods The Blue Mountains Eye Study examined…

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration Revisited – Piecing the Puzzle: The LXIX Edward Jackson Memorial Lecture

Jan 9, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Age-Related Macular Degeneration Revisited – Piecing the Puzzle: The LXIX Edward Jackson Memorial Lecture

Purpose To present the current understanding of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) pathogenesis, based on clinical evidence, epidemiologic data, histopathologic examination, and genetic data; to provide an update on current and…

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Clinical Outcomes of Phototherapeutic Keratectomy in Eyes With Thiel-Behnke Corneal Dystrophy

Jan 9, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Clinical Outcomes of Phototherapeutic Keratectomy in Eyes With Thiel-Behnke Corneal Dystrophy

Purpose To investigate the functional and morphologic midterm outcome of phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) for Thiel-Behnke corneal dystrophy diagnosed by gene-mutation analysis. Design Retrospective, single-center clinical study. Methods Between July 2001…

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Photorefractive Keratectomy Followed by Cross-linking Versus Cross-linking Alone for Management of Progressive Keratoconus: Two-Year Follow-up

Jan 9, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Photorefractive Keratectomy Followed by Cross-linking Versus Cross-linking Alone for Management of Progressive Keratoconus: Two-Year Follow-up

Purpose To compare visual, refractive, topographic, and corneal higher-order aberration outcome at the 2-year follow-up after customized photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) followed by cross-linking (CXL) as a single procedure versus CXL…

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Comparative Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty Versus Penetrating Keratoplasty in the United States

Jan 9, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Comparative Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty Versus Penetrating Keratoplasty in the United States

Purpose To perform a comparative cost-effectiveness analysis of Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) and penetrating keratoplasty (PK) for corneal endothelial disease. Design Retrospective cost-effectiveness analysis. Methods This cost-effectiveness analysis…

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Ocular Flora and Their Antibiotic Resistance Patterns in the Midwest: A Prospective Study of Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery

Jan 9, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Ocular Flora and Their Antibiotic Resistance Patterns in the Midwest: A Prospective Study of Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery

Purpose To determine the spectrum of conjunctival flora and the antibiotic susceptibility profiles of patients undergoing cataract surgery at a Midwestern university. Design Prospective in vitro laboratory investigation of a…

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