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  1. Content type: Research article

    Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is a serious vasoproliferative disorder that can affect extremely premature infants. It continues to be one of the most important preventable causes of blindness in chil...

    Authors: Mohammad T. Akkawi, Mohammad M. Shehadeh, Amjaad N. Abu Shams, Doaa M. Al-Hardan, Lara J. Omar, Omar H. Almahmoud and Jamal A. S. Qaddumi

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:189

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  2. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate the correlating and predicting factors of visual outcome after implantation of newly developed diffractive quadrifocal intraocular lens (IOL).

    Authors: Chia-Yi Lee, Jing-Yang Huang, Chi-Chin Sun, Shun-Fa Yang, Hung-Chi Chen and Hung-Yu Lin

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:188

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    To evaluate the clinical outcomes of extended depth of focus (EDOF) and monofocal intraocular lenses (IOLs) that share identical aspheric platform and compare their visual acuity tolerance to postoperative ref...

    Authors: Hyeck-Soo Son, Seong Ho Kim, Gerd U. Auffarth and Chul Young Choi

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:187

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  4. Content type: Research article

    With the diabetes mellitus (DM) prevalence increasing annually, the human grading of retinal images to evaluate DR has posed a substantial burden worldwide. SmartEye is a recently developed fundus image proces...

    Authors: Yi Xu, Yongyi Wang, Bin Liu, Lin Tang, Liangqing Lv, Xin Ke, Saiguang Ling, Lina Lu and Haidong Zou

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:184

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  5. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate the efficacy of epiretinal membrane removal in patients with good best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) for improving visual function and quality of life (QOL).

    Authors: Hiroyuki Nakashizuka, Yorihisa Kitagawa, Yu Wakatsuki, Koji Tanaka, Koichi Furuya, Takayuki Hattori, Ryusaburo Mori and Hiroyuki Shimada

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:183

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  6. Content type: Research article

    To compare and correlate anterior segment measurements of myopic eyes implanted with Implantable Collamer lens (ICL V4c) by using anterior segment optical coherence tomography (AS-OCT), Pentacam and ultrasound...

    Authors: Ting Wan, Houfa Yin, Yi Yang, Fang Wu, Zhiyi Wu and Yabo Yang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:182

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Undetected vision problems is an important cause of reduced academic achievement, performance in everyday life and self-esteem. This receives little attention in national health care services in Norway even th...

    Authors: Helle K. Falkenberg, Trine Langaas and Ellen Svarverud

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:180

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  8. Content type: Case report

    Vogt–Koyanagi–Harada (VKH) disease is a T-cell-mediated autoimmune disorder characterized by bilateral granulomatous panuveitis with various systemic manifestations. Although VKH disease rarely occurs in the p...

    Authors: Atsuko Katsuyama, Sentaro Kusuhara, Hiroyuki Awano, Hiroaki Nagase, Wataru Matsumiya and Makoto Nakamura

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:179

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  9. Content type: Research article

    In this analysis, we aimed to systematically compare the complications which were associated with femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) versus the conventional phacoemulsification surgery (CPE).

    Authors: Jinhua Wang, Fanfan Su, Yong Wang, Yao Chen, Qiao Chen and Fen Li

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:177

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  10. Content type: Case report

    This report describes a case in which hyperopic femtosecond laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (FS-LASIK) was performed following small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) lenticule in situ implantation.

    Authors: Jing Zhao, Jianmin Shang, Lingling Niu, Haipeng Xu, Dong Yang, Yu Zhao, Dan Fu and Xingtao Zhou

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:176

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  11. Content type: Research article

    To assess the relationship between different indications for trans pars plana vitrectomies (PPV’s) and the intraocular pressure (IOP), and the effect of multiple PPV’s on the IOP. We also examined whether ther...

    Authors: Hrvoje Kovacic, Roger C. W. Wolfs, Emine Kılıç and Wishal D. Ramdas

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:175

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  12. Content type: Research article

    A patient’s health literacy is fundamental for navigating the health system and managing disease. This study aimed to compare the health literacy levels of patients with chronic retinal disease in Denmark.

    Authors: Sofie Jandorf, Marie Krogh Nielsen, Kristine Sørensen and Torben Lykke Sørensen

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:174

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  13. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate corneal biomechanical properties by the Ocular Response Analyzer (ORA) in non keratoconic patients underwent penetrating keratoplasty (PK).

    Authors: Mohamed Samy Abd Elaziz, Hoda Mohamed Elsobky, Adel Galal Zaky, Eslam Ahmed Maher Hassan and Mahmoud Tawfik KhalafAllah

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:172

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  14. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the area of foveal avascular zone (FAZ) and macular vessel density (VD) after correction for magnification error in unilateral amblyopia using optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA).

    Authors: Syunsuke Araki, Atsushi Miki, Katsutoshi Goto, Tsutomu Yamashita, Tsuyoshi Yoneda, Kazuko Haruishi, Yoshiaki Ieki, Junichi Kiryu, Goro Maehara and Kiyoshi Yaoeda

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:171

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the primary cause of blindness and severe vision loss in developed countries and is responsible for 8.7% of blindness globally. Ultraviolet radiation can induce DNA br...

    Authors: Jiunn-Liang Chen, Chun-Tzu Hung, Joseph Jordan Keller, Hsien-Chung Lin and Yu-Jen Wu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:168

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  16. Content type: Research article

    The cost of managing a chronic disease like glaucoma is quite large. A convenient and economical monitoring tool like self-reported measures of Quality of Life (QoL) could have the potential to significantly r...

    Authors: Li Yang, Xuefeng Shi and Xin Tang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:166

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  17. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the long-term outcomes and complications of scleral-fixated intraocular lens (SFIOL) implantation without conjunctival peritomies and sclerotomy in patients with a history of ocular trauma with ...

    Authors: Han Zhao, Wanpeng Wang, Zhengping Hu and Baihua Chen

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:164

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  18. Content type: Case report

    Clinical outcome after successful reorientation of an upside-down implanted DMEK (Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty) graft 4 weeks after initial transplantation.

    Authors: Siegfried Mariacher, Martina Mariacher, Karl Thomas Boden, Peter Szurman and Kai Januschowski

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:163

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA), an innovative image technique, renders visualization of ocular neovascularization through non-invasive means, which has been applied in recent years. Therefore,...

    Authors: Rui Wang, Zhenzhen Liang and Xin Liu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:162

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  20. Content type: Case report

    Persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV) is a rare congenital developmental ocular disorder caused by incomplete regression of the embryonic hyaloid vasculature. Here we report a case of nonsurgical uni...

    Authors: Jianqing Li, Jiaju Zhang and Peirong Lu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:161

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR) is a complex ocular entity that, in its chronic form, can lead to serious visual impairment and morphological damage to the retina.

    Authors: Maciej Gawęcki, Agnieszka Jaszczuk-Maciejewska, Anna Jurska-Jaśko, Małgorzata Kneba and Andrzej Grzybowski

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:160

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  22. Content type: Case report

    We report a case of macular hole (MH) formation and retinal detachment after intravitreal conbercept injection for the treatment of choroidal neovascularization (CNV) secondary to degenerative myopia.

    Authors: Chuan-bin Sun, Yueye Wang, Shiyang Zhou, Xudong Fang, Danni Xu and Zhe Liu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:156

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  23. Content type: Research article

    The object of this study is to investigate the effect of early bleb parameters measured by three-dimensional anterior-segment optical coherence tomography on the surgical success of trabeculectomy.

    Authors: Utako Tsutsumi-Kuroda, Sachi Kojima, Ayako Fukushima, Kei-Ichi Nakashima, Keiichiro Iwao, Hidenobu Tanihara and Toshihiro Inoue

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:155

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  24. Content type: Case report

    Morning glory syndrome is a relatively rare congenital optic disc anomaly that is often difficult to identify when associated with additional congenital ocular anomalies. This case report describes the diagnos...

    Authors: Heng Jiang, Youling Liang, Kejun Long and Jing Luo

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:150

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  25. Content type: Research article

    The effect of cataract surgery on IOP in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) is a subject of debate. We investigated the effect of cataract surgery by phacoemulsification on intraocular pressure (...

    Authors: Loic Majstruk, Benjamin Leray, Aymeric Bouillot, Sylvain Michée, Gilles Sultan, Christophe Baudouin and Antoine Labbé

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:149

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  26. Content type: Case report

    To report the first case of a cerebral arteriovenous malformation (AVM) with ocular symptoms and review the characteristics of this case and the main point of confusion for the diagnosis of such a case.

    Authors: Shuhao Shen, Xiaoyong Liu, Jian Chen, Chengyou Yang, Changzheng Shi and Qing Zhou

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:148

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Welders are at an increased risk of eye disorders as a result of their occupation, leading to enormous vocational and economic consequences. With limited published studies among welders in low resource setting...

    Authors: Immaculate Atukunda, Rebecca Claire Lusobya, Samia Hersi Ali, John Mukisa, Juliet Otiti-Sengeri and C. Ateenyi-Agaba

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:145

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  28. Content type: Case report

    Rosai-Dorfman disease is a rare non–Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Ocular involvement is even rarer, mostly involving the orbit and eyelids, although marginal corneal ulcers, uveitis, and epibulbar masses have...

    Authors: Yu-Kuei Lee, Sheau-Chiou Chao, Chaw-Ning Lee and Jia-Horung Hung

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:144

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Evaluation of clinical outcome in cohorts with versus without simultaneous implantation of a capsular tension ring (CTR) and a toric lens (Tecnis Toric). Main parameter was rotation referring - in contrast to ...

    Authors: Ursula Hahn, Frank Krummenauer, Stefanie Schmickler and Jörg Koch

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:143

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  30. Content type: Research article

    This comparative study aimed to demonstrate the differences between swept source OCT (SS-OCT) (1310 nm) and spectral domain OCT (SD-OCT) (840 nm) for the identification and measurement of anterior chamber angl...

    Authors: Yunsheng Qiao, Chen Tan, Min Zhang, Xinghuai Sun and Junyi Chen

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:142

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  31. Content type: Case report

    A persistent hyaloid artery is a rare fetal remnant. Several complications such as amblyopia, vitreous hemorrhage, and retinal detachment have been reported. Here, we present a case of vitreous hemorrhage with...

    Authors: Hansol Jeon, Jinsoo Kim and Soonil Kwon

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:141

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