The Icepick Operation

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Well-meaning but controversial, even Kafkaesque, was the surgical technique introduced by the American neurologist Walter Freeman to treat severe mental illness in the 1940s and 1950s. The Portuguese neurologist Egas…

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Reporting Visual Acuities

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The AJO encourages authors to report the visual acuity in the manuscript using the same nomenclature that was used in gathering the data provided they were recorded in one of…

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We thank Galvis and associates for their comments and for their interest in our paper “Terrien Marginal Degeneration: Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes.” In our study, 7 of 25 patients (28%)…

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Conversion to Aflibercept After Prior Anti-VEGF Therapy for Persistent Diabetic Macular Edema

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Purpose To evaluate the short-term functional and anatomic outcomes of patients with persistent diabetic macular edema (DME) who were converted from bevacizumab and/or ranibizumab to aflibercept. Design Retrospective, interventional, noncomparative,…

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We thank Drs Zhang, Yao, Zhang, Zhou, and Zhou for their interest in and comments on our article, titled “Influence of Eyelid Pressure on Fluorescein Staining of Ocular Surface in…

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