Panarelli et al describe a novel technique using a Tutoplast scleral plug, polyglactin sutures, and, in certain cases, fibrin tissue sealant to close a limbal fistula at the time of glaucoma drainage device tube repositioning.
Skiadaresi and coauthors investigate the effect of cataract surgery on subjective quality of vision.
Nagarsheth et al investigate whether Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy (FECD) severity is associated with glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
To describe the etiology and outcome of patients with simultaneous-onset nongranulomatous bilateral acute anterior uveitis, Birnbaum and coauthors retrospectively reviewed the medical records of these patients who presented to a single tertiary care center between January 1990 and May 2010; the clinical presentations, the results of diagnostic testing, and outcome data are all described.
In a retrospective case series, Tlucek et al review the effect of the fluocinolone acetonide implant in subjects with autosomal dominant neovascular inflammatory vitreoretinopathy, an inherited autoimmune uveitis.
Feigl and coauthors determine whether there is a difference in neuroretinal function and in macular pigment optical density between persons with high- and low-risk gene variants for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and no ophthalmoscopic signs of AMD, and to compare the results on neuroretinal function to patients with manifest early AMD.
In a clinical follow-up study of Danish preschool children born extremely premature, Slidsborg and coauthors investigate the importance of cerebral damage and retinopathy of prematurity as causes for visual impairment.
Holmström and coworkers evaluated the screening examination for retinopathy of prematurity in Sweden and investigated possible modifications of the present screening guidelines.
Estrada-Cuzcano et al evaluated p.M390R BBS1 mutations in 2007 patients with isolated or autosomal recessive retinitis pigmentosa.
Wang and colleagues conducted focus groups and interviews with parents of preterm very low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants and neonatal intensive care unit and health care providers to understand retinopathy of prematurity follow-up care for VLBW infants (<1500 g) in the context of the chronic care model and identify opportunities for improvement under accountable care organizations (ACOs).
Mansour and coauthors evaluate the balance between the sexes of published ophthalmic material at the editorial, reviewer, and author levels.
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