Rotenstreich et al determined the effect of oral treatment with 9-cis β-carotene on visual function of patients with retinitis pigmentosa. See also the Article by Pennesi.
Shields and colleagues conducted a retrospective chart review of 7872 patients to determine the relationship of ocular/oculodermal (oculo[dermal]) melanocytosis to the prognosis of patients with uveal melanoma.
Albertus et al assess the utility of autofluorescence quantification in distinguishing clinically diagnosed choroidal nevi, melanoma, and indeterminate nevomelanocytic lesions. See related article by Schachar et al.
Schachar et al develop a method for quantitative fundus autofluorescence image analysis that is capable of stratifying severity of nonexudative age-related macular degeneration. See related article by Albertus et al.
Zahid and colleagues conducted a retrospective medical record review to evaluate the clinical findings from patients with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa (XLRP) with 13 distinct RPGR mutations and assess for phenotypic concordance or variability.
Hewing et al examine the diagnostic reasoning process of experts for plus disease in retinopathy of prematurity using qualitative research techniques.
Bressler et al perform an exploratory analysis to evaluate the effects of intravitreal ranibizumab or triamcinolone acetonide, administered to treat diabetic macular edema, on worsening of diabetic retinopathy.
In a retrospective analysis, Chatzistefanou and coauthors outline the short- and long-term motor outcomes of graded bilateral medial rectus muscle recession and one lateral rectus muscle resection for the correction of large-angle esotropia (≥50 prism diopters).
To compare balance measures in individuals with normal vision, visual impairment, and uncorrected refractive error, Willis et al performed a cross-sectional study of 4590 adults, 40 years or older, participating in the 2001-2004 NHANES. Participants completed tests of standing balance with eyes open or eyes closed on a firm or compliant surface.
Afifi and colleagues defined the ocular manifestations of Down syndrome in infants and children in Cairo, Egypt, a historically isolated region, and compared them with systemic features and with findings in other geographic groups.
Liu and colleagues described the clinical features and treatment of 2 cases of pressure-induced stromal keratopathy due to traumatic hyphema in post–laser in situ keratomileusis eyes.
Feibel and Blodi present a biography of the professional life of Paul Anton Cibis (1911-1965), one of the pioneers of modern vitreoretinal surgery.
Nadal et al describe a surgical technique for treating neovascular glaucoma that involves
removing the anterior chamber fibrous complex after administration of antibody to vascular
endothelial growth factor.
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