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Oculoplastics and trauma

This section will consider studies on all aspects of oculoplastics and ocular trauma, including the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of orbital disorders and the treatment of ocular trauma. Prospective clinical studies, especially randomized controlled trials are particularly welcome.

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  1. To establish a decision model based on two- (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) eye data of patients with ptosis for developing personalized surgery plans.

    Authors: Xuefei Song, Weilin Tong, Chaoyu Lei, Jingxuan Huang, Xianqun Fan, Guangtao Zhai and Huifang Zhou

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:169

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Although studies have investigated the risk of second primary malignancies (SPMs) associated with lymphoma of various sites, limited studies have investigated this risk in patients with lymphoma originating wi...

    Authors: Asad Loya, Vignesh Ramachandran, Talha Ayaz and Christina Y. Weng

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:162

    Content type: Research article

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  3. The dacryoendoscope is the only instrument that can observe the luminal side of the lacrimal passage with minimal invasiveness. It was developed to treat lacrimal passage obstructions by inserting a bicanalicu...

    Authors: Tomoyuki Kamao, Xiaodong Zheng and Atsushi Shiraishi

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:103

    Content type: Research article

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  4. To investigate the efficacy and predictability of Muller’s muscle-conjunctival resection (MMCR) with different lengths of tarsectomy for the treatment of unilateral mild-to-moderate blepharoptosis.

    Authors: So-Hung Yeh, Shu-Lang Liao and Yi-Hsuan Wei

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:83

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Increased use of the transorbital approach (TOA) warrants greater understanding of the risk of increased intraocular pressure (IOP) and intraorbital pressure (IORP) due to orbital compression. We aimed to inve...

    Authors: Woohyun Kim, Ju Hyung Moon, Eui Hyun Kim, Chang-Ki Hong, Jisang Han and Je Beom Hong

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:76

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Open globe injury (OGI) is one of the most devastating form of ocular trauma. The aim of the study is to identify the epidemiology and predict visual outcomes in traumatic open globe injuries using ocular trau...

    Authors: Saurav M. Shrestha, Casey L. Anthony, Grant A. Justin, Madhu Thapa, Jyoti B. Shrestha, Anadi Khatri, Annette K Hoskin and Rupesh Agrawal

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:69

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Extraskeletal osteosarcoma is a malignant tumour composed of an osteoid and/or cartilaginous matrix; it arises in soft tissues without connection to the skeleton, and to our knowledge, this type of tumour is e...

    Authors: Jingwen Hui, Yun Zhao, Lei Zhang, Jinyong Lin and Hong Zhao

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:425

    Content type: Case report

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  8. Primary cutaneous signet-ring cell/histiocytoid carcinoma of the eyelid is an extremely rare but aggressive neoplasm diagnosed primarily in elderly men. Until now there are 32 published cases of signet-ring ce...

    Authors: Mathew M. Palakkamanil, Muhammad N. Mahmood and Audrey Chan

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:410

    Content type: Case report

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  9. Plasma fibroblast skin tightening treatment is a relatively novel and growing minimally invasive aesthetic skin procedure. The treatment claims to rejuvenate skin by improving facial lines, wrinkles and skin p...

    Authors: Sirjhun Patel, Mohith Shamdas and Caroline Cobb

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:342

    Content type: Case report

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  10. Primary canaliculitis is a chronic infection of the proximal lacrimal pathway. We aimed to evaluate surgical outcomes of a canaliculoplasty procedure for primary canaliculitis associated with canalicular dilat...

    Authors: Yun Su, Leilei Zhang, Lunhao Li, Xianqun Fan and Caiwen Xiao

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:245

    Content type: Technical advance

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  11. Primary lacrimal sac melanoma is an extremely rare condition with fewer than 50 cases reported so far. Clinically, its symptoms resemble those of dacryocystitis, leading to frequent misdiagnosis. During diagno...

    Authors: Ju-Wei Shao, Jian-Hua Yin, Shu-Tian Xiang, Qian He, Hong Zhou and Wei Su

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:191

    Content type: Case report

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  12. Coexistence of thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy (TAO) and ocular myasthenia gravis (OMG) is very rare. Little is known about the orbital histopathology associated with this condition. The authors reported a c...

    Authors: Ruiqi Ma, Yun Cheng, Lu Gan, Xiaoting Zhou and Jiang Qian

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:166

    Content type: Case report

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  13. The purpose was to describe the Nordic treatment practices and to reach a Nordic consensus for the treatment of sebaceous eyelid carcinoma.

    Authors: Tiina Leivo, Johanna Sarmela, Maria Enckell-Aaltonen, Eva Dafgård Kopp, Caroline Schmitt, Peter B. Toft, Haraldur Sigurdsson and Marita Uusitalo

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:103

    Content type: Research article

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  14. The aim of this study was to review the demographic and characteristic distribution data of serious rural pediatric eye injuries in Wenzhou and Changsha, located in Zhejiang Province in East China and Hunan Pr...

    Authors: Chunyan Li, Yaoyao Lin, Haishao Xiao, Huan Lin, Yanyan Chen and Minhui Dai

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:100

    Content type: Research article

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  15. To evaluate the prevalence of blepharoptosis among Korean adults and the characteristics of blepharoptosis patients, and to determine an appropriate age threshold for recommending blepharoptosis evaluation.

    Authors: Ji-Sun Paik, Kyungdo Han, Suk-Woo Yang, Yongkyu Park, Kyungsun Na, Wonkyung Cho, Su-Kyung Jung and Sungeun Kim

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:99

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a clinically and morphologically distinct malignant soft tissue tumour. It occurs mostly in the lower extremities in adults. The purpose of our study was to describe the re...

    Authors: Yujiao Wang, Baixue Du, Mei Yang and Weimin He

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:60

    Content type: Case report

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  17. Intraventricular silicone oil is a relatively rare complication resulted from silicone oil tamponade to treat retinal detachment. It is occasionally reported in previous literature. To the best of our knowledg...

    Authors: Juntao Cao, Lianlong Bian, Pengpeng Zhou and Jianchun Tu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:269

    Content type: Case report

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  18. Accurate measurement and reconstruction of orbital soft tissue is important to diagnosis and treatment of orbital diseases. This study applied an interactive graph cut method to orbital soft tissue precise seg...

    Authors: Qingyao Ning, Xiaoyao Yu, Qi Gao, Jiajun Xie, Chunlei Yao, Kun Zhou and Juan Ye

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:256

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Floppy eyelid syndrome is a disorder in which the tarsal plate is easily distensible and is currently treated with conservative or surgical measures. Human tarsal plate contains type I collagen, which is cross...

    Authors: Sarah W. DeParis, Angela Y. Zhu, Shoumyo Majumdar, Jing Tian, Jennifer Elisseeff, Albert S. Jun and Nicholas R. Mahoney

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:255

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Crouzon syndrome (CS), which results from fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 mutations, is associated with craniosynostosis, exophthalmos, and other symptoms. Herein, we report the genetic abnormalities detec...

    Authors: Ji Yang, Tao Tao, Hai Liu and Zhu-Lin Hu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:209

    Content type: Case report

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  21. To demonstrate that the Corvis ST could be used to quantify the biomechanical parameters of the orbital soft tissues by measuring and comparing whole eye movement (WEM) using the Corvis in normal eyes and in e...

    Authors: Ho Sik Hwang, Eun Chul Kim, Man Soo Kim and Suk-Woo Yang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:53

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Bone wax is the most widely used hemostatic bone sealant because of its availability, ease of use, immediate action, and minimal adverse effects. Several complications have been reported to be associated with ...

    Authors: Yangbo Zhou, Minhong Li, Xin Wei, Xue Yang, Jialin Zhang and Xin Qi

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:29

    Content type: Case report

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  23. A few case reports have described accidental eye injuries caused by fish hooks. The severity of ocular injuries is dependent on the involved ocular structures. Severe ocular injuries due to fish hooks are rare...

    Authors: Konstantine Purtskhvanidze, Mark Saeger, Felix Treumer, Bernhard Nölle and Johann Roider

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:26

    Content type: Research article

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  24. An occult foreign body may be retained in patient with small self-sealing wound and no decreased visual acuity without complete examination. Here we report a case of a retained occult ferrous iris foreign body...

    Authors: Zhitao Su, Houfa Yin, Panpan Ye, Xiaodan Huang, Li Zhang, Jianyun Fu and Xin Xie

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2019 19:4

    Content type: Case report

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  25. Orbital vascular malformation often encircles normal tissue with ill-defined borders. It is easy to bleed during resection operation, making surgical treatment difficult and lesions hard to be removed complete...

    Authors: Tingting Lin, Limin Zhu and Yanjin He

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:330

    Content type: Research article

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  26. To describe the effectiveness of combined pentagonal resection and inferior retractor plication (PR + IRP) based on the Hill’s procedure for the treatment of primary involutional lower eyelid entropion in the ...

    Authors: Janice J. C. Cheung, Carlos K. H. Wong and Leanne T. Y. Cheung

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:329

    Content type: Research article

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  27. To investigate the concentrations of oxidative stress markers, 8-hydroxy-2′-deoxyquanosine (8-OHdG) and malondialdehyde (MDA), in tears and their correlation with the clinical activity score (CAS) in patients ...

    Authors: Won Choi, Ying Li, Yong Sok Ji and Kyung Chul Yoon

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:303

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Ocular trauma is an important cause of visual loss worldwide. Improvements in our knowledge of the pathophysiology and management of ocular trauma during the past 30 years, in conjunction with advances in the ...

    Authors: Azusa Fujikawa, Yasser Helmy Mohamed, Hirofumi Kinoshita, Makiko Matsumoto, Masafumi Uematsu, Eiko Tsuiki, Kiyoshi Suzuma and Takashi Kitaoka

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:138

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Nepal was struck by a massive earthquake on the 25th April 2015 and major aftershock on the 12th of May 2015, resulting in widespread devastation with a death toll in the thousands. The burden of ocular trauma...

    Authors: E. Pradhan, B. Limbu, S. Thakali, N. S. Jain, R. Gurung and S. Ruit

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:32

    Content type: Research article

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