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  1. Case report

    Case report of an atypical early onset X-linked retinoschisis in monozygotic twins

    X-linked Retinoschisis (XLRS) is one of the most common macular degenerations in young males, with a worldwide prevalence ranging from 1:5000 to 1:20000. Clinical diagnosis of XLRS can be challenging due to th...

    Vittoria Murro, Roberto Caputo, Giacomo Maria Bacci, Andrea Sodi, Dario Pasquale Mucciolo, Sara Bargiacchi, Sabrina Rita Giglio, Gianni Virgili and Stanislao Rizzo

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:19

    Published on: 24 February 2017

  2. Research article

    Bleb failure and intraocular pressure rise following Nd: Yag laser capsulotomy

    To report the negative effect of Nd: Yag (Neodymium-doped: Yttrium Aluminium Garnet) laser capsulotomy on the intraocular pressure (IOP) and the trabeculectomy bleb integrity, in a small series of eyes, both t...

    Andreas Diagourtas, Petros Petrou, Ilias Georgalas, Kostantinos Oikonomakis, Panagiotis Giannakouras, Athanasios Vergados and Dimitrios Papaconstantinou

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:18

    Published on: 22 February 2017

  3. Research article

    Pseudophakic cystoid macular edema prevention and risk factors; prospective study with adjunctive once daily topical nepafenac 0.3% versus placebo

    Define the effectiveness of a topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) added to topical steroid use after uncomplicated phacoemulsification for the prevention of pseudophakic cystoid macular edema ...

    Sean McCafferty, April Harris, Corin Kew, Tala Kassm, Lisa Lane, Jason Levine and Meisha Raven

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:16

    Published on: 20 February 2017

  4. Research article

    Bacteriology of the conjunctiva in pre-cataract surgery patients with occluded nasolacrimal ducts and the operation outcomes in Japanese patients

    Contamination of the conjunctiva in association with nasolacrimal duct obstruction is by all accounts a risk factor for infectious endophthalmitis post-cataract surgery.

    Yuko Hayashi, Takeshi Miyamoto, Shuko Fujita, Katsuo Tomoyose, Nobuyuki Ishikawa, Masahide Kokado, Takayoshi Sumioka, Yuka Okada and Shizuya Saika

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:15

    Published on: 20 February 2017

  5. Research article

    Differences in serum oxidative status between glaucomatous and nonglaucomatous cataract patients

    Oxidative stress contributes to both intraocular pressure regulation and glaucomatous neuropathy. The systemic redox status (solitary determination) was examined in primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) patients ...

    Wojciech Rokicki, Jolanta Zalejska-Fiolka, Dorota Pojda-Wilczek, Alicja Hampel, Wojciech Majewski, Serap Ogultekin and Ewa Mrukwa-Kominek

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:13

    Published on: 15 February 2017

  6. Research article

    Comparison of visual outcomes, spectacles dependence and patient satisfaction of multifocal and accommodative intraocular lenses: innovative perspectives for maximal refractive-oriented cataract surgery

    The aim of this study was to evaluate visual outcomes for different working distances (far, 60 cm and 33 cm) and impact on vision quality of multifocal IOLs AcrySof ResTOR SN6AD1 and SN6AD3 (Alcon, Inc., Fort ...

    Raffaele Nuzzi and Federico Tridico

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:12

    Published on: 14 February 2017

  7. Case report

    Corneal vesicles accumulate collagen VI associated with tissue remodeling in apolipoprotein a-I deficiency: a case report

    Apo A-I deficiency clinically shows low serum levels of HDL cholesterol and corneal opacity at a young age. Histopathological evaluations of affected corneas are not enough, and the mechanism of corneal opacit...

    Hiroyuki Namba, Mari Narumi, Shinji Susa, Rintaro Ohe, Takeo Kato, Mitsunori Yamakawa and Hidetoshi Yamashita

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:11

    Published on: 8 February 2017

  8. Research article

    Demographics of patients receiving Intravitreal anti-VEGF treatment in real-world practice: healthcare research data versus randomized controlled trials

    While randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are based on strict inclusion/exclusion criteria, non-interventional studies (NISs) might provide additional information to guide management in patients more represent...

    F. Ziemssen, N. Feltgen, FG. Holz, R. Guthoff, A. Ringwald, T. Bertelmann, A. Wiedon and C. Korb

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:7

    Published on: 19 January 2017

  9. Case report

    A retinopathy in young patient with co-inheritance of heterozygous alpha + −thalassemia and sickle trait: a case report

    The retinopathy is an uncommon complication in individuals with sickle cell trait except for the cases of sickle cell trait associated with systemic arterial hypertension, diabetes mellitus, syphilis, tubercul...

    Zohra Ouzzif, Aissam El Maataoui, Zeinab Traore, Asmae Biaz, Samira El Machtani, Abdellah Dami, Sanae Bouhsain, Nezha Messaoudi and Fatiha Benchrifa

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:6

    Published on: 18 January 2017

  10. Research article

    Gestational diabetes mellitus and retinal microvasculature

    Small-vessel dysfunction may be an important consequence of chronic hyperglycemia. We examined the association between gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), a state of transient hyperglycemia during pregnancy, ...

    Ling-Jun Li, Michael Kramer, Robyn J. Tapp, Ryan E. K. Man, Ngee Lek, Shirong Cai, Fabian Yap, Peter Gluckman, Kok Hian Tan, Yap Seng Chong, Jia Yu Koh, Seang Mei Saw, Yin Bun Cheung and Tien Yin Wong

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:4

    Published on: 18 January 2017

  11. Research article

    Neurophthalmological conditions mimicking glaucomatous optic neuropathy: analysis of the most common causes of misdiagnosis

    To analyze the most common neurophthalmological conditions that may mimic glaucomatous optic neuropathy and to determine which most often lead to misdiagnosis when evaluated by a glaucoma specialist.

    Diego Torres Dias, Michele Ushida, Roberto Battistella, Syril Dorairaj and Tiago Santos Prata

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:2

    Published on: 10 January 2017

  12. Research article

    Collagen matrix vs mitomycin-C in trabeculectomy and combined phacoemulsification and trabeculectomy: a randomized controlled trial

    Antifibrotic agents are commonly utilized to enhance the success rates of trabeculectomy. Novel approaches to further improve success rates and reduce the risks of complications are needed. The purpose of this...

    Angelo P. Tanna, Alfred W. Rademaker, C. Gustavo de Moraes, David G. Godfrey, Steven R. Sarkisian, Steven D. Vold and Robert Ritch

    BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:217

    Published on: 29 December 2016

  13. Research article

    Colour Doppler analysis of ophthalmic vessels in the diagnosis of carotic artery and retinal vein occlusion, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma: systematic review of test accuracy studies

    Colour Doppler analysis of ophthalmic vessels has been proposed as a promising tool in the diagnosis of various eye diseases, but the available diagnostic evidence has not yet been assessed systematically. We ...

    Mario Bittner, Livia Faes, Sophie C. Boehni, Lucas M. Bachmann, Reinier O. Schlingemann and Martin K. Schmid

    BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:214

    Published on: 7 December 2016

  14. Case report

    Postoperative occlusion of visual axis with fibrous membrane in the presence of anterior capsular phimosis in a patient with pseudoexfoliation syndrome: a case report

    To report a case of postoperative fibrous membrane formation occluding the visual axis in the presence of anterior capsular phimosis in a patient with pseudoexfoliation syndrome.

    Eung Suk Kim, Moosang Kim, Seung-Jun Lee, Sang Beom Han, Hee Kyung Yang and Joon Young Hyon

    BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:213

    Published on: 7 December 2016

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