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  1. Research article

    The impact of ocular trauma during the Nepal earthquake in 2015

    Nepal was struck by a massive earthquake on the 25th April 2015 and major aftershock on the 12th of May 2015, resulting in widespread devastation with a death toll in the thousands. The burden of ocular trauma...

    E. Pradhan, B. Limbu, S. Thakali, N. S. Jain, R. Gurung and S. Ruit

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:32

    Published on: 28 March 2017

  2. Research article

    Effects of diurnal, lighting, and angle-of-incidence variation on anterior segment optical coherence tomography (AS-OCT) angle metrics

    First reported study to assess the effect of diurnal variation on anterior chamber angle measurements, as well as, to re-test the effects of lighting and angle-of-incidence variation on anterior chamber angle ...

    Handan Akil, Anna Dastiridou, Kenneth Marion, Brian A. Francis and Vikas Chopra

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:31

    Published on: 23 March 2017

  3. Case report

    In vivo confocal microscopy of pre-Descemet corneal dystrophy associated with X-linked ichthyosis: a case report

    Pre-Descemet corneal dystrophy (PDCD) is characterized by the presence of numerous, tiny, polymorphic opacities immediately anterior to Descemet membrane, which is a rare form of corneal stromal dystrophy and ...

    Hui Shi, Xiao-feng Qi, Tao-tao Liu, Qian Hao, Xiao-hong Li, Ling-ling Liang, Yi-miao Wang and Zhi-hua Cui

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:29

    Published on: 16 March 2017

  4. Case report

    Siderotic cataract with no signs of intraocular foreign body

    Ocular siderosis is a clinical condition induced by deposition of an iron-containing intraocular foreign body. We report a unique case of histopathologically proven lens siderosis in a young woman with a prece...

    Ke-Ke Zhang, Wen-Wen He, Yi Lu and Xiang-Jia Zhu

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:26

    Published on: 14 March 2017

  5. Case report

    Iridoschisis: a case report and literature review

    Iridoschisis is a rare condition that is characterized by the separation of the iris stroma into layers, with portions of the anterior layer floating freely in the aqueous humour. Here, we report three cases o...

    Yiyi Chen, Yiyong Qian and Peirong Lu

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:24

    Published on: 14 March 2017

  6. Research article

    Ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer and retinal nerve fiber layer thickness according to myopia and optic disc area: a quantitative and three-dimensional analysis

    To determine the influences of myopia and optic disc size on ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer (GCIPL) and peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness profiles obtained by spectral domain optica...

    Sam Seo, Chong Eun Lee, Jae Hoon Jeong, Ki Ho Park, Dong Myung Kim and Jin Wook Jeoung

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:22

    Published on: 11 March 2017

  7. Research article

    Analysis of novel Sjogren’s syndrome autoantibodies in patients with dry eyes

    Dry eye is a common problem in Ophthalmology and may occur for many reasons including Sjogren’s syndrome (SS). Recent studies have identified autoantibodies, anti-salivary gland protein 1 (SP1), anti-carbonic ...

    Sandra Everett, Sahana Vishwanath, Vanessa Cavero, Long Shen, Lakshmanan Suresh, Kishore Malyavantham, Norah Lincoff-Cohen and Julian L. Ambrus

    BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:20

    Published on: 7 March 2017

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

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