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BMC Ophthalmology


Section edited by Eric Singman

This section considers submissions on clinical and basic science aspects of neuro-ophthalmology, including diagnosis, treatment and prevention of neurologic disorders affecting the oculomotor and visual systems as well as related molecular and cellular biology, genetics and pathophysiology.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Many patients who suffer unilateral non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION) will eventually develop the same condition in their other eye, worrying them about losing vision in both eyes. The p...

    Authors: Shay Keren, Mario Zanolli and Gad Dotan

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:155

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  2. Content type: Case report

    Cytophagic histiocytic panniculitis (CHP) is a rare form of nodular panniculitis that may progress to panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma. We report a case of CHP that first manifested as bilateral ptosis, which...

    Authors: Wang Liao, Songhua Xiao, Juanjuan Yong, Shengnuo Fan, Wenli Fang, Yuqiu Zheng and Jun Liu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:112

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  3. Content type: Case report

    EmbozeneĀ® is a new neuroembolizing microsphere used to reduce intraoperative bleeding for head and neck tumours. We report a case of iatrogenic ophthalmic artery occlusion after EmbozeneĀ® embolization of the e...

    Authors: Ng Wei Loon, Balwant Singh Gendeh, Rozman Zakaria, Jemaima Che Hamzah and Norshamsiah Md Din

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:92

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Accurate evaluation of diplopia during bedside physical examination is challenging. We developed a new computerized red glass test (CRT) to detect, localize, and quantify diplopia and investigated whether the ...

    Authors: Han Soo Yoo, Eunjeong Park, Soolienah Rhiu, Hyuk-Jae Chang, Kyoungsub Kim, Joonsang Yoo, Ji Hoe Heo and Hyo Suk Nam

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:71

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  5. Content type: Case report

    In the assessment of a pituitary mass, objective visual field testing represents a valuable means of evaluating mass effect, and thus in deciding whether surgical management is warranted.

    Authors: Nisha Nesaratnam, Peter B. M. Thomas, Ramez Kirollos, Algis J. Vingrys, George Y. X. Kong and Keith R. Martin

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:53

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  6. Content type: Research article

    To investigate postural effects on intraocular pressure (IOP) and ocular perfusion pressure (OPP) in patients with non-arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION).

    Authors: Jee Myung Yang, Sang Woo Park, Yong Sok Ji, Jaeryung Kim, Chungkwon Yoo and Hwan Heo

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:47

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  7. Content type: Case report

    We present a long term follow-up of a young female patient with choroidal infarction, primary open angle glaucoma and Flammer syndrome. The patient had no classical risk factors for vascular occlusions, except...

    Authors: Barbara Terelak-Borys, Iwona Grabska-Liberek, Anita Piekarniak-Wozniak and Katarzyna Konieczka

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:23

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  8. Content type: Case report

    Closantel is a halogenated salicylanilide with a potent anti parasitic activity. It is widely used in management of parasitic infestation in animals, but is contraindicated in humans.

    Authors: Seyed Ali Tabatabaei, Mohammad Soleimani, Mohammad Reza Mansouri, Ahmad Mirshahi, Bahman Inanlou, Mojtaba Abrishami, Ahmad Reza Pakrah and Hamideh Masarat

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:207

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to determine the interocular differences in the peripapillary retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL), peripapillary choroidal thickness (PCT) and subfoveal choroidal thickness (SFCT) in hea...

    Authors: Mo Yang, Wei Wang, Quangang Xu, Shaoying Tan and Shihui Wei

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:182

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NA-AION) is one of the most common types of ischemic optic neuropathy. Several recent studies suggested that abnormalities of choroidal thickness might be asso...

    Authors: Libin Jiang, Lanlan Chen, Xiujuan Qiu, Ran Jiang, Yaxing Wang, Liang Xu and Timothy Y. Y. Lai

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:153

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  11. Content type: Research article

    There are limited data on the epidemiology and risk factors of ophthalmoplegia among diabetic patients. This study aims to determine the prevalence and important risk factors related to ophthalmoplegia among d...

    Authors: Eman S. Al Kahtani, Rajiv Khandekar, Khalid Al-Rubeaan, Amira M. Youssef, Heba M. Ibrahim and Ahmed H. Al-Sharqawi

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:118

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to assess the intraocular pressure and ocular biometric parameters in migraine patients during acute migraine attacks and compare them with painless period and healthy controls using ...

    Authors: Yaran Koban, Hatice Kose Ozlece, Gorkem Bilgin, Mustafa Koc, Halil Huseyin Cagatay, Emre I. Durgunlu and Ayse Burcu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:70

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The effect of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) syndrome in the peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thicknesses remains unclear. The purpose of this study was to assess RNFL measurements acquired using ...

    Authors: Blanca Ferrandez, Antonio Ferreras, Pilar Calvo, Beatriz Abadia, Jose M. Marin and Ana B. Pajarin

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:40

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Rhino-orbito-cerebral mucormycosis(ROCM) is an invasive fungal infection that usually occurs in immunocompromised patients and sometimes presents as orbital apex syndrome(OAS) initially. It is rapidly fatal wi...

    Authors: Nan Jiang, Guiqiu Zhao, Shanshan Yang, Jing Lin, Liting Hu, Chengye Che, Qian Wang and Qiang Xu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2016 16:10

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