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  1. Content type: Research article

    Different enhancement procedures have been suggested for reduction of residual refractive errors after SMILE. The aim of this study is to evaluate an improved cap-preserving technique for enhancement after SMI...

    Authors: Ahmed N. Sedky, Sherine S. Wahba, Maged M. Roshdy and Nermeen R. Ayaad

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:49

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  2. Content type: Case report

    Postoperative endophthalmitis after cataract surgery is a severe eye infection that can lead to irreversible blindness in the affected eye. The characteristics, treatment and prognosis of this disease vary bec...

    Authors: Hong He, Xiaolian Chen, Hongshan Liu, Jiaochan Wu and Xingwu Zhong

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:47

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The current therapies of thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy (TAO) were still a challenging matter. In this study, we aimed to contrast the impact of before- after rituximab (RTX) therapy in the patients with TAO.

    Authors: Changjun Wang, Qingyao Ning, Kai Jin, Jiajun Xie and Juan Ye

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:46

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  4. Content type: Research article

    To identify the prevention situation, the main factors influencing prevention effects and to develop control measures over retinopathy of prematurity in China.

    Authors: Shuman Xu, Zhijiang Liang, Qiyun Du, Zhankui Li, Guangming Tan, Chuan Nie, Yang Yang, Xuzai Lv, Chunyi Zhang and Xianqiong Luo

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:44

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Many studies have investigated the clinical benefits of Ologen for trabeculectomy. However, its benefits for Ahmed glaucoma valve (AGV) implantation have not been investigated as extensively. The aim of this s...

    Authors: Tai Jun Kim, Sohyun Kang, Jin Wook Jeoung, Young Kook Kim and Ki Ho Park

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:45

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  6. Content type: Research article

    This study aims to explore the prevalence and causes of low vision and blindness focused on retinal disease in a population above 60 years in Nepal.

    Authors: Raba Thapa, Sanyam Bajimaya, Govinda Paudyal, Shankar Khanal, Stevie Tan, Suman S. Thapa and G. H. M. B. van Rens

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:42

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this cross-sectional study is to ascertain the prevalence and causes of blindness, visual impairment, uptake of cataract surgery among different ethnic groups in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Ch...

    Authors: Yanping Li, Wenyong Huang, Aoyun Qiqige, Hongwei Zhang, Ling Jin, Pula Ti, Jennifer Yip and Baixiang Xiao

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:41

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  8. Content type: Case report

    Ubiquitous fungi of the Scedosporium apiospermum species complex (SASC) cause various opportunistic infections. Posterior subtenon triamcinolone acetonide (STTA) injection is a standard therapy for intraocular in...

    Authors: Daisuke Todokoro, Junki Hoshino, Ayaka Yo, Koichi Makimura, Junko Hirato and Hideo Akiyama

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:40

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Adolescent KC is a special segment of the general KC population because an adolescents’s eyes are still susceptible to blurred vision and optical defocus during the sensitive period of ocular and visual develo...

    Authors: Weijun Jian, Yang Shen, Yingjun Chen, Mi Tian and Xingtao Zhou

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:43

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  10. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the relationship between clinical risk factors, including visual field (VF) defects and visual acuity, and a fear of falling, among patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG).

    Authors: Sayaka Adachi, Kenya Yuki, Sachiko Awano-Tanabe, Takeshi Ono, Daisuke Shiba, Hiroshi Murata, Ryo Asaoka and Kazuo Tsubota

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:39

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Ca2+ entry plays an important role in modulating endothelial cell migration and tube formation. Transient receptor potential cation channel subfamily V member 4 (TRPV4) is a Ca2+-permeable channel that is widely ...

    Authors: Lei Wen, Yue-Chun Wen, Gen-Jie Ke, Si-Qin Sun, Kai Dong, Lin Wang and Rong-Feng Liao

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:38

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Predicting how patients with central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) will respond to intravitreal anti-VEGF is challenging. The purpose of this study was to identify pre-treatment clinical features in CRVO that ...

    Authors: Kerr Brogan, Monica Precup, Amanda Rodger, David Young and David Francis Gilmour

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:37

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  13. Content type: Case report

    Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis is an opportunistic infection that primarily affects immunocompromised individuals. Intravitreal ganciclovir injection monotherapy or in combination with systemic anti-CMV thera...

    Authors: Lawrence P. L. Iu, Michelle C. Y. Fan, Wai-Ching Lam and Ian Y. H. Wong

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:36

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  14. Content type: Case report

    Scleral buckling is an established modality of treating retinal detachment. Being an external implant the buckle may be prone to infections. We report such a case with a delayed presentation and a rare etiology.

    Authors: Shalini Singh, Ankita Shrivastav, Manisha Agarwal, Arpan Gandhi, Rahul Mayor and Lagan Paul

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:35

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  15. Content type: Study protocol

    Older drivers aged ≥70 years old have among the highest rates of motor vehicle collisions (MVC) compared to other age groups. Driving is a highly visual task, and older adults have a high prevalence of vision ...

    Authors: Cynthia Owsley, Gerald McGwin Jr, Jonathan F. Antin, Joanne M. Wood and Jennifer Elgin

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:32

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Video display terminal (VDT)-associated dry eye (DE) patients are the rising group worldwide, and moisture goggles are the preferable treatment since they are capable of improving tear film stability and DE di...

    Authors: Yueping Ren, Jie Chen, Qinxiang Zheng and Wei Chen

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:33

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  17. Content type: Research article

    With increasing availability of toric intraocular lenses (IOL) for cataract surgery, real-world refractive outcome data is needed to aid the counselling of patients regarding lens choice. We aim to assess the ...

    Authors: Kanmin Xue, Jasleen K. Jolly, Sonia P. Mall, Shreya Haldar, Paul H. Rosen and Robert E. MacLaren

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:30

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study is to investigate whether oral colchicine has an effect on peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (pRNFL) thickness of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) patients.

    Authors: Burak Tanyıldız, Mehmet Engin Tezcan, Baran Kandemir, Nesrin Tutaş Günaydın, Eren Göktaş, Aise Tangılntız and Aysu Karatay Arsan

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:27

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