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BMC Ophthalmology

Cataract and refractive surgery

Section edited by Choul Yong Park

This section takes submissions on the clinical and basic science aspects of cataracts, including diagnosis, treatment and prevention as well as related epidemiology, pathophysiology and genetics. The section also considers articles on all aspects of refractive surgery. Prospective clinical studies, especially randomized controlled trials are particularly encouraged.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    In our previous study, we showed that both allogeneic and autogeneic small-incision femtosecond laser-assisted corneal intrastromal transplantation are safe and effective surgeries. However, the results of sma...

    Authors: He Jin, Liangping Liu, Hui Ding, Miao He, Chi Zhang and Xingwu Zhong

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:202

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  2. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate the intrasession repeatability of anterior chamber depth (ACD), central (CCT) and peripheral corneal thickness (PCT), white-to-white diameter (WTW), and irido-corneal angle (IA) measurements obtain...

    Authors: David P. Piñero, Inmaculada Cabezos, Alberto López-Navarro, Dolores de Fez, María T. Caballero and Vicente J. Camps

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:193

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  3. Content type: Case report

    Phakic intraocular lens (PIOL) implantation has been used to correct myopia and myopic astigmatism, although corneal decompensation can occur after implantation. Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FL...

    Authors: Chia-Yi Lee, Shih-Chun Chao, Chi-Chin Sun and Hung-Yu Lin

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:180

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Systematic reviews should inform American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Preferred Practice Pattern® (PPP) guidelines. The quality of systematic reviews related to the forthcoming Preferred Practice Pattern® g...

    Authors: Evan Mayo-Wilson, Sueko Matsumura Ng, Roy S. Chuck and Tianjing Li

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:164

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  5. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate and compare the astigmatism prediction errors taken with the Pentacam measurements, Baylor nomogram, and Barrett formula for toric intraocular lens (IOL) implantation.

    Authors: Dae-Young Park, Dong Hui Lim, Sungsoon Hwang, Joo Hyun and Tae-Young Chung

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:156

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The study presented here aims to optimize the accuracy of intraocular lens (IOL) power calculations in patients after DMEK by evaluation of the impact of the altered anterior/posterior corneal curvature relati...

    Authors: Maged Alnawaiseh, Lars Zumhagen, André Rosentreter and Nicole Eter

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:152

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Laboratory analysis and optical quality assessment of explanted hydrophilic intraocular lenses (IOLs) with clinically significant opacification after posterior lamellar keratoplasty (DMEK and DSAEK).

    Authors: Bert C. Giers, Tamer Tandogan, Gerd U. Auffarth, Chul Y. Choi, Florian N. Auerbach, Saadettin Sel, Christian Mayer and Ramin Khoramnia

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:150

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Age-related cataracts are related to oxidative stress. However, the genome-wide screening of cataract related oxidative stress related genes are not thoroughly investigated. Our study aims to identify cataract...

    Authors: Changrui Wu, Zhao Liu, Le Ma, Cheng Pei, Li Qin, Ning Gao, Jun Li and Yue Yin

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:142

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Alpha A-crystallin (CRYAA) is considered critical for the maintenance of lens transparency and is related to the pathogenesis of age-related cataracts (ARCs), especially the nuclear subtype. As the 5′ untransl...

    Authors: Zhennan Zhao, Qi Fan, Peng Zhou, HongFei Ye, Lei Cai and Yi Lu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:133

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  10. Content type: Research article

    This is an interventional prospective clinical study which was conducted to evaluate the efficacy, safety, predictability, ocular aberrations, and flap thickness predictability of Visumax femtosecond laser (FS...

    Authors: Magda A Torky, Yousif A Al Zafiri, Abeer M Khattab, Rania K Farag and Eman A Awad

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:125

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  11. Content type: Research article

    To measure ascorbic acid concentration in aqueous humor of patients with cataract after oral or intravenous vitamin C supplementation.

    Authors: Young-Sool Hah, Hye Jin Chung, Sneha B. Sontakke, In-Young Chung, Sunmi Ju, Seong-Wook Seo, Ji-Myong Yoo and Seong-Jae Kim

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:121

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  12. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the distribution of the height, weight and body mass index (BMI) of children with congenital cataracts (CC) before surgical treatment.

    Authors: Jingjing Chen, Duoru Lin, Zhuoling Lin, Xiaoyan Li, Qianzhong Cao, Zhenzhen Liu, Erping Long, Xiaohang Wu, Li Zhang, Xiaojia Zhou, Lisha Wang, Jing Li, Jun Fu, Haotian Lin, Weirong Chen and Yizhi Liu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:119

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