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  1. Content type: Case report

    Opacification of hydrophobic and hydrophilic intraocular lenses (IOLs) has been reported. Herein, we report a case of spontaneous resolution of opacification following acute clouding of a trifocal IOL, which c...

    Authors: Tao Zhang, Shaowei Li, Chang Liu, Ruihua Zhao, Chenghe Chang and Na Han

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:208

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Real-world data (RWD) has been a valuable addition to the scientific literature regarding treatment pathways, clinical outcomes and characteristics of patients with retinal diseases in recent years. Registries...

    Authors: Vincent Daien, Bora M. Eldem, James S. Talks, Jean-Francois Korobelnik, Paul Mitchell, Robert P. Finger, Taiji Sakamoto, Tien Yin Wong, Obaro Evuarherhe, Gemma Carter and Joao Carrasco

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:206

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  3. Content type: Research article

    To compare the visual and refractive outcomes after myopic LASEK using three different excimer lasers and standardized surgical and mitomycin C (MMC) application protocols.

    Authors: Isabel Rodríguez-Pérez, Juan Gros-Otero, Miguel A. Teus, Rafael Cañones and Montserrat García-González

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:205

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The metabolic activity of retina is higher than other human tissues and is crucial to the vision. Cynomolgus macaques is widely used in ophthalmic disease research. The evaluation and comparison of macular and...

    Authors: Jingyi Peng, Liuxueying Zhong, Li Ma, Jiayi Jin, Yongxin Zheng and Chenjin Jin

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:204

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  5. Content type: Research article

    To document the visual acuity, spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) findings and prognosis in10 eyes of 6 patients with foveal damage from solar retinopathy in 1 year.

    Authors: Marwa Mahmoud Abdellah, Engy Mohammed Mostafa, Mohamed Abdelatif Anber, Islam Saad El Saman and Mohammed Ezz Eldawla

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:201

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  6. Content type: Research article

    To compare the reoperation rate in patients with vitreous hemorrhage (VH) secondary to proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) with or without preoperative intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB).

    Authors: Xuting Hu, Qintuo Pan, Jingwei Zheng, Zongming Song and Zongduan Zhang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:200

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  7. Content type: Case report

    To report the successful treatment of ocular toxoplasmosis and present the use of multimodal imaging to describe the changes in ocular toxoplasmic lesions subsequent to treatment.

    Authors: Joong Hyun Park, Sang-Yoon Lee and Eun Kyoung Lee

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:199

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  8. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate the results of unilateral inferior oblique anterior transposition (IOAT) for markedly asymmetric dissociated vertical deviation (DVD) combined with inferior oblique over-action (IOOA).

    Authors: Shuang-Qing Wu, Qi-Bin Xu, Wen-Yan Sheng and Li-Wei Zhu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:196

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  9. Content type: Case report

    The subconjunctival anesthesia with local anesthetics is considered as a low-risk procedure allowing ocular surgery without serious complications typical for retro- or parabulbar anesthesia, especially in pati...

    Authors: Katharina Knoll, Kristine Chobanyan-Jürgens, Dirk O. Stichtenoth, Ingo Roland Volkmann, Katerina Hufendiek and Carsten Framme

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:195

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  10. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the prognostic value of the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME) treated monthly with ranibizumab.

    Authors: Yuxiang Hu, Yi Cheng, Xiaoxuan Xu, Bo Yang, Feng Mei, Qiong Zhou, Li Yan, Jun Wang and Xiaorong Wu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:194

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  11. Content type: Correspondence

    In the recently published article entitled “Ocular ultrasound versus MRI in the detection of extrascleral extension in a patient with choroidal melanoma” Jacobsen et al. describe a case in which a hyper-intens...

    Authors: M. G. Jaarsma-Coes, T. A. Ferreira, G. P. M. Luyten and J. W. M. Beenakker

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:193

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    The original article was published in BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:320

  12. Content type: Research article

    A patient’s perception of how their glaucoma is managed will influence both adherence to their medication and outcome measures such as quality of life.

    Authors: Alison Fraenkel, Graham A. Lee, Stephen J Vincent, Roslyn A. Vincent, Rupert R. A. Bourne and Peter Shah

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:192

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  13. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the efficacy and safety of repeated phototherapeutic keratectomies (PTKs) during long-term treatment for corneal dystrophy (CD) in a Chinese pedigree carrying the R124L mutation in TGFBI.

    Authors: Li Zeng, Jing Zhao, Yingjun Chen, Jianmin Shang, Aruma Aruma and Xingtao Zhou

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:191

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Content type: Research article

    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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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