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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Research article

    Microbiological profile of corneal ulcer cases diagnosed in a tertiary care ophthalmological institute in Nepal

    Corneal ulcer, a major cause of monocular blindness in developing countries has consistently been listed as the major cause of blindness and visual disability in many of the developing nations in Asia, Africa ...

    Sharmila Suwal, Dinesh Bhandari, Pratigya Thapa, Mohan Krishna Shrestha and Jyoti Amatya

    BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:209

    Published on: 29 November 2016

  8. Case report

    Closantel; a veterinary drug with potential severe morbidity in humans

    Closantel is a halogenated salicylanilide with a potent anti parasitic activity. It is widely used in management of parasitic infestation in animals, but is contraindicated in humans.

    Seyed Ali Tabatabaei, Mohammad Soleimani, Mohammad Reza Mansouri, Ahmad Mirshahi, Bahman Inanlou, Mojtaba Abrishami, Ahmad Reza Pakrah and Hamideh Masarat

    BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:207

    Published on: 29 November 2016

  9. Research article

    Oestradiol levels and superoxide dismutase activity in age-related cataract: a case–control study

    It has been suggested that the higher prevalence of cataract in women is caused by a withdrawal effect of oestrogen at menopause. In vitro studies have demonstrated protection of serum oestradiol (E2) against ...

    Dragana Škiljić, Staffan Nilsson, Anne Petersen, Jan-Olof Karlsson, Anders Behndig, Lada Kalaboukhova and Madeleine Zetterberg

    BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:210

    Published on: 29 November 2016

  10. Research article

    Selective laser trabeculoplasty for early glaucoma: analysis of success predictors and adjusted laser outcomes based on the untreated fellow eye

    To identify success predictors and to study the role of the fellow untreated eye as a co-variable for adjustment of intraocular pressure (IOP) outcomes following selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) in early ...

    Mikael Chun, Carolina P. B. Gracitelli, Flavio S. Lopes, Luis G. Biteli, Michele Ushida and Tiago S. Prata

    BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:206

    Published on: 23 November 2016

  11. Research article

    Changes in intraocular pressure values measured with noncontact tonometer (NCT), ocular response analyzer (ORA) and corvis scheimpflug technology tonometer (CST) in the early phase after small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE)

    Corneal biomechanical properties are always compromised after corneal refractive surgeries thus leading to underestimated intraocular pressure (IOP) that complicates the management of IOP. We investigated the ...

    Yang Shen, Xiangjian Su, Xiu Liu, Huamao Miao, Xuejun Fang and Xingtao Zhou

    BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:205

    Published on: 18 November 2016

  12. Research article

    The differences in level of trait anxiety among girls and boys aged 13–17 years with myopia and emmetropia

    A significant increase in myopia among children and teenagers can be observed all over the world. Yet at the same time, there is still an insignificant number of studies concerning this health problem.

    Joanna B. Łazarczyk, Beata Urban, Beata Konarzewska, Agata Szulc, Alina Bakunowicz-Łazarczyk, Ewa Żmudzka, Urszula Kowzan, Napoleon Waszkiewicz and Karolina Juszczyk-Zajkowska

    BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:201

    Published on: 14 November 2016

  13. Research article

    Effect of bradykinin on TGF-β1-induced retinal pigment epithelial cell proliferation and extracellular matrix secretion

    To evaluate the effect of bradykinin (BK) on TGF-β1-induced retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cell proliferation and extracellular matrix secretion and to elucidate the relationship between BK and the Erk/Akt s...

    Wenting Cai, Qingquan Wei, Qingyu Liu, Chengda Ren, Junling Liu, Ruiling Zhang, Mengmei He, Qianyi Wang, Yaru Du and Jing Yu

    BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:199

    Published on: 10 November 2016

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