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  1. Vision-related quality of life is related to severity of visual impairments and show the impact of eye diseases on daily activities. This study aims to assess visual functions and disability and its associatio...

    Authors: Hassan Hashemi, Fatemeh Mehravar, Soheila Asgari, Mohammad Hassan Emamian and Akbar Fotouhi

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:30

    Content type: Research

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  2. Choroideremia is a rare inherited retinal disease that leads to blindness. Visual acuity (VA) is a key outcome measure in choroideremia treatment studies, but VA decline rates change with age. An accurate unde...

    Authors: Duygu Bozkaya, Heng Zou, Cindy Lu, Nicole W. Tsao and Byron L. Lam

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:29

    Content type: Research

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  3. Aniridia is a congenital, panocular disease that can affect the cornea, anterior chamber angle, iris, lens, retina and optic nerve. PAX6 loss-of-function variants are the most common cause of aniridia, and varian...

    Authors: Junyi Ouyang, Ziyan Cai, Yinjie Guo, Fen Nie, Mengdan Cao and Xuanchu Duan

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:28

    Content type: Research

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  4. The management of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) has taken a major stride forward with the advent of anti-VEGF agents. The treat-and-extend (T&E) approach is a refined management strategy,...

    Authors: Cheng-Kuo Cheng, Shih-Jen Chen, Jiann-Torng Chen, Lee-Jen Chen, San-Ni Chen, Wen-Lu Chen, Sheng-Min Hsu, Chien-Hsiung Lai, Shwu-Jiuan Sheu, Pei-Chang Wu, Wei-Chi Wu, Wen-Chuan Wu, Chung-May Yang, Ling Yeung, Ta-Ching Chen and Chang-Hao Yang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:25

    Content type: Review

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  5. Herein, we report two cases of unilateral retinal pigment epithelium dysgenesis (URPED) in Chinese patients and explore the relationship between URPED and combined hamartoma of the retina and retinal pigment e...

    Authors: Zhe Zhu, Jun Xiao, Lifu Luo, Bo Yang, He Zou and Chenchen Zhang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:24

    Content type: Case report

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  6. Peripheral iridectomy (PI), routinely performed during glaucoma filtration surgery, may contribute to scarring. This study aims to determine whether PI alters the concentrations of VEGF-A and TGF-β isoforms in...

    Authors: Annabel C. Y. Chew, Li-Fong Seet, Stephanie W. L. Chu, Nyein C. Lwin and Tina T. Wong

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:23

    Content type: Research

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  7. Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a multifactorial retinal disease, involving both environmental and genetic factors; The purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical presentations and genetic variants ...

    Authors: Tianchang Tao, Xianfen Meng, Ningda Xu, Jiarui Li, Yong Cheng, Yi Chen and Lvzhen Huang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:22

    Content type: Research

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  8. Myopia is a global public health issue. Controlling myopia progression is a primary focus of myopia studies today. Peripheral retinal myopic defocus is considered the mechanism for reduced myopia progression i...

    Authors: Chenghai Weng, Fei Xia, Dang Xu, Xingtao Zhou and Liangcheng Wu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:20

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Currently used screening criteria for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) show high sensitivity for predicting treatment-requiring ROP but low specificity; over 90% of examined infants do not develop ROP that req...

    Authors: Nithursa Vinayahalingam, Jane McDougall, Olaf Ahrens and Andreas Ebneter

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:19

    Content type: Research

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  10. With the increasing demand for corneas, eye banks must optimize the tissue donation, collection, and selection process. This retrospective monocentric study analyzed the approval rates for corneal donation and...

    Authors: Agata Anna Wykrota, Isabel Weinstein, Loïc Hamon, Loay Daas, Elias Flockerzi, Shady Suffo and Berthold Seitz

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:17

    Content type: Research

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  11. Based on endophthalmitis vitrectomy study, intravitreal injection of antibiotics is preferred for initial management of cases of acute post cataract surgery endophthalmitis (APCE) with presenting vision of han...

    Authors: Seyed Ali Tabatabaei, Soran Aminzade, Aliasghar Ahmadraji, Mohammad Soleimani, Bahram Bohrani Sefidan, Abolfazl Kasaee and Kasra Cheraqpour

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:16

    Content type: Research

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  12. The goal of this study was to investigate the incidence of departures from routine care at the postoperative week 1 (POW1) visit following uneventful resident-performed cataract surgery in asymptomatic patient...

    Authors: Michael Bouaziz, Max Schlesinger, Joann J. Kang and Gene Kim

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:15

    Content type: Research

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  13. This case report describes the surgical outcome in a patient with congenital X-linked retinoschisis (CXLRS) and the results of proteomic analysis of surgically extracted samples from both vitreous and intrasch...

    Authors: Fukutaro Mano, Koji Sugioka, Kazuki Kuniyoshi, Hiroyuki Kondo and Shunji Kusaka

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:14

    Content type: Case report

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  14. Accumulating evidence suggests that refractive stabilization occurs rapidly following small incision cataract surgery. Nonetheless, many guidelines still suggest waiting four to 6 weeks before prescribing corr...

    Authors: Ammar M Khan, Derek M. Waldner, Micah Luong, Emi Sanders, Andrew C. S. Crichton and Bryce A. Ford

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:13

    Content type: Research

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  15. Acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction is a blockage of the lacrimal outflow system usually caused by local nonspecific inflammation of the lacrimal sac and the nasolacrimal duct. However, cases exist where th...

    Authors: Almantas Makselis, Donatas Petroska, Aiste Kadziauskiene, Ruta Jaruseviciene, Andrius Ruzgys, Andrius Cimbalas, Justinas Besusparis and Rimvydas S. Asoklis

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:12

    Content type: Research

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  16. The study aims to evaluate peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness (RNFL-T), central macular thickness (MT), choroidal thickness (CT), and thickness of each retinal layer after automatic segmentation...

    Authors: Umut Karaca, Murat Kucukevcilioglu, Ali Hakan Durukan and Dorukcan Akincioglu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:11

    Content type: Research

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  17. The aim of this study is to compare outcomes of primary retinal detachment (RD) repair in retinoschisis-associated RD (RSRD) and rhegmatogenous RD (RRD).

    Authors: Jérôme Garneau, Mélanie Hébert, Eunice You, Alexandre Lachance, Serge Bourgault, Mathieu Caissie, Éric Tourville and Ali Dirani

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:10

    Content type: Research article

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  18. To longitudinally analyze and compare the accommodative micro-fluctuation (MFs) and accommodative function between myopic patients after implantable collamer lens (ICL) implantation and laser in situ keratomil...

    Authors: Li Li, Bo Zhang and Zheng Wang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:8

    Content type: Research article

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  19. This study aimed to evaluate the clinical outcomes and assess preoperative characteristics that may predict outcomes in keratoconus 1 year after accelerated transepithelial corneal cross-linking (ATE-CXL).

    Authors: Mi Tian, Weijun Jian, Xiaoyu Zhang, Ling Sun, Yang Shen and Xingtao Zhou

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:7

    Content type: Research

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  20. To characterise the topographical and clinical features of primary iris melanoma and to visualise the patterns of tumour extent in the iris.

    Authors: Jørgen Krohn, Kristoffer Våge Sundal and Torbjørn Frøystein

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:6

    Content type: Research

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  21. To represent choroidal thickness (CT) and choroidal volume (CV) databases in diabetic retinopathy (DR) patients and healthy control participants using optical coherence tomography (OCT) and enhanced depth imag...

    Authors: Fariba Ghassemi, Sahar Berijani, Ameneh Babeli, Houshang Faghihi, Alireza Gholizadeh and Siamak Sabour

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:3

    Content type: Research

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  22. Implantable Collamer lens (ICL) vaulting is one of the most important parameters for the safety, aqueous humor circulation, and lens transparency after ICL implantation. This study aimed to investigate the fac...

    Authors: Nian Guan, Xiao-Nong Zhang and Wan-Jun Zhang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2022 22:2

    Content type: Research

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  23. Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) and immunity are related. Uveitis is also closely related to immunity. For example, the common presence of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-DRB1*04 in the immune response is well kno...

    Authors: Norihiko Misawa, Mizuki Tagami, Atsushi Sakai, Takeya Kohno and Shigeru Honda

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:457

    Content type: Research

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  24. Association of morning glory disc anomaly (MGDA) with persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV) has been reported earlier. Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) like retinopathy in preterm babies with optic d...

    Authors: Hao Zhang, Kaiqin She and Fang Lu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:455

    Content type: Case report

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  25. To assess the accuracy of biometric parameters measured by anterior segment optical coherence tomography (AS-OCT) and partial coherence interferometry (PCI) in prediction of effective lens position (ELP) compa...

    Authors: Yuzhou Wu, Shunhua Zhang, Yong Zhong, Ailing Bian, Yang Zhang and Zaowen Wang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:454

    Content type: Research

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  26. We report one case of rare acute macular neuroretinopathy (AMN) in an elderly patient with hypertension and one case of common paracentral acute middle maculopathy (PAMM) in a patient with diabetes mellitus to...

    Authors: Qin Zhang, Xiuhong Qin and Ling Xu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:452

    Content type: Case report

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  27. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a common and potentially devastating microvascular complication of diabetes mellitus (DM). The main features of DR are inflammation and oxidative damage. Gliquidone (GLI) is confir...

    Authors: Mengdan Yu, Lijun Zhang, Shasha Sun and Zhenhua Zhang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:451

    Content type: Research

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  28. To compare the efficacy, safety, predictability and visual quality between implantable collamer lens (ICL) implantation and small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) for high myopia correction in adults.

    Authors: Kai Cao, Jingshang Zhang, Jinda Wang, Mayinuer Yusufu, Shanshan Jin, Shuying Chen, Ningli Wang, Zi-Bing Jin and Xiu Hua Wan

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:450

    Content type: Research

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  29. To investigate the corneal neurotropic phenomenon in patients with lattice corneal dystrophy (LCD) with in vivo laser scanning confocal microscopy (IVCM).

    Authors: Fengjiao Zhu, Ming Li, Chun Zhang, Chan Chen, Fangwei Ying and Danyao Nie

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:449

    Content type: Research article

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  30. To evaluate the radial peripapillary capillary (RPC) density in the fellow eyes of unilateral retinal vein occlusion (RVO) patients using optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA), and further analyze th...

    Authors: Lingling Fan, Yazhou Zhu, Xiaomei Sun, Jinguo Yu and Hua Yan

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:448

    Content type: Research

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  31. To investigate the clinical manifestations of orbital involvement in a large cohort of Chinese patients with IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD).

    Authors: Linyang Gan, Xuan Luo, Yunyun Fei, Linyi Peng, Jiaxin Zhou, Jieqiong Li, Hui Lu, Zheng Liu, Panpan Zhang, Xiaowei Liu and Wen Zhang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:447

    Content type: Research

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  32. Despite the XEN gel stent low-risk profile, various complications following the implant have been described, including internal and external occlusion, with a consequent postoperative rise in intraocular press...

    Authors: Filippo Tatti, Pietro Gentile, Lorenzo Mangoni, Giuseppe Demarinis, Pietro Napoli and Maurizio Fossarello

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:446

    Content type: Case report

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  33. The third epidemic of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) has majorly involved middle income countries in which tailored screening and local guidelines require development. The data regarding ROP prevalence and c...

    Authors: Sara Tawfik, Ahmed Mansour, Norhan Lotfy Selim, Ahmed M. Habib, Yousef A. Fouad, Mohamed A. Tawfik and Mariam Al-Feky

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:445

    Content type: Research

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  34. A polarization-directed flat (PDF) lens acts as a converging lens with a focal length (f) > 0 and a diverging lens with f < 0, depending on the polarization state of the incidental light. To produce a multifoc...

    Authors: Kyung-Sun Na, Chang Su Lee, Da Ran Kim, Seok Ho Song, Soo Yeon Cho, Eun Chul Kim, Hyun Seung Kim and Ho Sik Hwang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:444

    Content type: Research

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  35. Keratoconus (KCN) is a common ectatic disorder of the cornea. Corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) is used as an effective option to slowdown the disease progression. Although CXL is considered a safe procedur...

    Authors: Mohammad Soleimani, Zohre Ebrahimi, Mohammad Yazdani Moghadam, Mansoor Shahriari, Sara Behzadfar, Bahareh Ramezani and Kasra Cheraqpour

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:442

    Content type: Case report

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