Skip to main content

Retina

This section considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of retinal diseases as well as related molecular and cellular biology, genetics and pathophysiology. The section particularly welcomes prospective clinical studies, especially randomized controlled trials.

Page 1 of 13

  1. Myopic shift and biometric ocular changes have been previously observed after scleral buckling (SB) surgery in rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD), but long term-term outcomes had not yet been explored. Th...

    Authors: Giuseppe Maria Albanese, Alberto Cerini, Giacomo Visioli, Marco Marenco and Magda Gharbiya

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:172

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  2. We present 3 members of a family with macular dystrophy, originally diagnosed as Stargardt disease, with a significantly variable age at onset, caused by a heterozygous mutation in CRX.

    Authors: Saoud Al-Khuzaei, Karl A. Z. Hudspith, Suzanne Broadgate, Morag E. Shanks, Penny Clouston, Andrea H. Németh, Stephanie Halford and Susan M. Downes

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:168

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  3. Pseudomyopia is caused by increased refractive power by ciliary muscle spasm. Most patients cannot overcome pseudomyopia spontaneously; therefore, treatment of pseudomyopia is fastidious and needs a multidisci...

    Authors: In Ki Park, Young Kee Park, Jae-Ho Shin and Yeoun Sook Chun

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:159

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  4. Pathogenic variants of G-protein coupled receptor 143 (GPR143) gene often leads to ocular albinism type I (OA1) characterized by nystagmus, iris and fundus hypopigmentation, and foveal hypoplasia. In this stud...

    Authors: Xiying Mao, Mingkang Chen, Yan Yu, Qinghuai Liu, Songtao Yuan and Wen Fan

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:156

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  5. Visual acuity is commonly used as a functional outcome measure in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), despite having a weak correlation with self-perceived visual quality of life. Microperime...

    Authors: Thomas Richard Johansen Forshaw, Alexandra Kalia Parpounas and Torben Lykke Sørensen

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:149

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  6. As a novel high magnification module (HMM) combining with OCT (OCT-HMM) is able to detect the microstructure of retina, we apply it to explore the ultrastructure of the macula after closure of the idiopathic m...

    Authors: Chang-Yu Qiu, Yuan-Yuan Shi, Hong-Wei Zhao, Chuang Nie, Ming-Xia Dong, Huai-Qiang Zhang, Jun Zhao, Qian-Qian Xu, Fei-Long Song, Xiao-Hua Guo, Lin Shi, Chang-Ying Liu, Yu-Bo Gong and Ling Luo

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:144

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  7. Ultra-widefiled (UWF) retinal images include significant distortion when they are projected onto a two-dimensional surface for viewing. Therefore, many clinical studies that require quantitative analysis of fu...

    Authors: Su-Ho Lim, Seongyong Jeong, Jang Hwan Ahn, Jano van Hemert and Min Sagong

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:141

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  8. To evaluate the efficacy and outcomes of one-way surgical technique for the treatment of vitreous hemorrhage post vitrectomy on proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) patients.

    Authors: Qun Wang, Jie Zhao, Qing Xu, Cui Han, Baojie Hou and Yifei Huang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:129

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  9. This study aimed at investigating: 1) the relationship between self-care agency and depression and anxiety; 2) the sociodemographic and clinical factors associated with depression and anxiety in patients with ...

    Authors: Bo Zhang, Qin Wang, Xuancan Zhang, Li Jiang, Lezhi Li and Bangshan Liu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:123

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  10. Hyperoxia-mediated inhibition of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in the retina is the main cause of impeded angiogenesis during phase I retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). Human retinal angiogenesis in...

    Authors: Lan Jian, Yang Mei, Chen Xing and Yuan Rongdi

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:104

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  11. The natural course of a vortex vein varix, though not well understood, has been known to remain stable. However, here we report a novel case of a vortex vein varix that resolved after an extended period of mon...

    Authors: Sara L Weidmayer and Hakan Demirci

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:101

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  12. The prevalence of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) varies from 6.8 to 18.3% for all forms of AMD and from 0.6 to 2.6% for late AMD according to race, suggesting the existence of genetic differences among...

    Authors: Hyun-Tae Shin, Byung Woo Yoon and Je Hyun Seo

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:97

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  13. Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is a type of age-related macular degeneration that can cause permanent vision loss. The purpose of this paper was to report the one-year outcomes of fixed-dosing afliber...

    Authors: Hun Gu Choo, Jin Hae Lee, Hyun Sub Oh, Soon Hyun Kim, Yong Sung You and Oh Woong Kwon

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:94

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  14. Anti–vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) agents have become the standard of care in neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD). Despite generally excellent response rates to anti-VEGF thera...

    Authors: Sam Razavi, Laurent Kodjikian, Audrey Giocanti-Aurégan, Ingrid Dufour and Eric Souied

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:90

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  15. Quantitative assessment of vascular density (VD) of retinal and choriocapillaris (CC) in various stages of diabetic retinopathy (DR) using spectral domain optical coherence tomography angiography (SD OCTA).

    Authors: Fariba Ghassemi, Kaveh Fadakar, Sahar Berijani, Ameneh Babeli, Alireza Gholizadeh and Siamak Sabour

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:82

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  16. Genetic association of uncoupling proteins (UCPs) variants with the susceptibility of diabetic retinopathy (DR) in diabetes mellitus (DM) patients has been reported but with controversy. Here we aimed to condu...

    Authors: Xujia Liu, Zehua Jiang, Guihua Zhang, Tsz Kin Ng and Zhenggen Wu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:81

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  17. Using telemedicine for diabetic retinal screening is becoming popular especially amongst at-risk urban communities with poor access to care. The goal of the diabetic telemedicine project at Temple University H...

    Authors: James E. Benjamin, Justin Sun, Devin Cohen, Joseph Matz, Angela Barbera, Jeffrey Henderer, Lorrie Cheng, Julia Grachevskaya, Rajnikant Shah and Yi Zhang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:70

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  18. To analyze multiple imaging modalities in patients with Bietti crystalline dystrophy (BCD) and to investigate which factors from these modalities are associated with best corrected visual acuity (BCVA).

    Authors: Chu-Yen Huang, Eugene Yu-Chuan Kang, Lung-Kun Yeh, An-Lun Wu, Pei-Kang Liu, I-Wen Huang, Joseph Ryu, Laura Liu, Wei-Chi Wu, Chi-Chun Lai, Kuan-Jen Chen and Nan-Kai Wang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:68

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  19. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) is a rare disorder characterized by the triad of microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, and acute renal failure, considered within the group of thrombocytic microa...

    Authors: David Pérez González, Matias Iglicki, Shuli Svetitsky, Yaeli Bar-On, Zohar Habot-Wilner and Dinah Zur

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:65

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  20. To evaluate the correlation between visual acuity improvement and vision-related QOL after ranibizumab treatment in Japanese patients with AMD.

    Authors: Yuji Oshima, Yumi Ishibashi, Naoyasu Umeda, Tatsuo Nagata, Shigeo Yoshida, Eiichi Uchio, Hiroyuki Kondo, Koh-hei Sonoda and Tatsuro Ishibashi

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:58

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  21. Sturge-Weber syndrome is a disorder marked by a distinctive facial capillary malformation, neurological abnormalities, and ocular abnormalities such as glaucoma and choroidal hemangioma.

    Authors: Zhengping Hu, Jian Cao, Eun Young Choi and Yun Li

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:56

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  22. The supply of Cilioretinal artery (CRA) to different layers of the retina influences retinal pathologies such as diabetic retinopathy (DR). Since the supply of CRA is segmental, our aim was to analyze the loca...

    Authors: Rehana Khan, Mahesh Shanmugam, Rajesh Ramanjulu, Jay Chablani, Niharika Singh, Avadhesh Oli and Rajiv Raman

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:51

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  23. Tears in Schwartz-Matsuo syndrome are generally confirmed by preoperative ophthalmoscopic examination. A case of Schwartz-Matsuo syndrome with a tear detected by ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) and treated by U...

    Authors: Yao Wang, Zhongli Hu, Yifan Jiang, Huan Liu and Xiaoyun Fang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:49

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  24. To present a case report of a patient with a mixed choroidal neovascular membrane (CNV) with an asymmetric response to ranibizumab diagnosed on optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTa).

    Authors: Martin Pencak and Miroslav Veith

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:42

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  25. To investigate the effect of intravitreal dexamethasone implant (DEX implant) on hard exudate (HE) accompanying diabetic macular edema (DME).

    Authors: Chang Ki Yoon, Min Sagong, Jae Pil Shin, Sang Joon Lee, Joo Eun Lee, Ji Eun Lee, Inyoung Chung, Woo Jin Jeong, Kang Yeun Pak and Hyun Woong Kim

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:41

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  26. Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) is the most frequent retinal hereditary disease and every kind of transmission pattern has been described. The genetic etiology of RP is extremely heterogeneous and in the last few ye...

    Authors: Marcella Nebbioso, Federica Franzone, Alessandro Lambiase, Maurizio La Cava, Fabiana Mallone, Antonio Pizzuti and Enrica Marchionni

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:37

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  27. Macular edema secondary to retinal vein occlusion (RVO) is an important cause of loss of vision. Intravitreal injections (IVI) of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) are the standard of care in this...

    Authors: Raja Narayanan, Aditya Kelkar, Zahir Abbas, Neha Goel, Manoj Soman, Naveen Naik, Aditya Sudhalkar, Jaydeep Walinjkar, Utkarsh Shah and Nitin Maksane

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:33

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  28. Central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) is characterized by an accumulation of subretinal fluid (SRF) in the macula. It is usually treated by laser photocoagulation or photodynamic therapy (PDT) with consisting...

    Authors: Jirarattanasopa Pichai, Banchasakjaroen Vanchalerm and Ratanasukon Mansing

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:30

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  29. However there have been numerous investigations of intrascleral intraocular lens (IOL) fixation techniques, there is room for improvement in terms of simplifying complicated techniques and reducing the high le...

    Authors: Tatsuya Jujo, Jiro Kogo, Hiroki Sasaki, Reio Sekine, Keiji Sato, Sakura Ebisutani, Yasuhiro Toyoda, Yasushi Kitaoka and Hitoshi Takagi

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:8

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  30. To study the enlargement rate of primary geographic atrophy (GA) before and after diagnosis of a secondary choroidal neovascularization (CNV) treated with anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) therapy.

    Authors: Jakob Siedlecki, Caroline Koch, Benedikt Schworm, Raffael Liegl, Thomas Kreutzer, Karsten U. Kortuem, Ricarda Schumann, Siegfried G. Priglinger and Armin Wolf

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2021 21:4

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  31. The purpose of the study was to explore the immunological components that are responsible for the proliferative alterations in the different forms of retinal detachment (RD).

    Authors: Anikó Balogh, Tibor Milibák, Viktória Szabó, Zoltán Zsolt Nagy, Kai Kaarniranta and Miklós D. Resch

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:491

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  32. Usher syndrome is a disease with a heterogeneous phenotype and genotype. Our purpose was to identify the gene mutation in a Chinese family with Usher syndrome type 2 and describe the clinical features.

    Authors: Dongjun Xing, Huaiyu Zhou, Rongguo Yu, Linni Wang, Liying Hu, Zhiqing Li and Xiaorong Li

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:485

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  33. Choroidal neovascularization (CNV) in pregnancy has rarely been described. A differential diagnosis between inflammatory, idiopathic, and myopic CNV may be challenging. Moreover, there is no consensus on manag...

    Authors: Emilia Maggio, Maurizio Mete, Antonio Polito, Gloria Parrozzani and Grazia Pertile

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:483

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  34. Ocular involvement in catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome (CAPS), a rare, life-threatening form of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) that results in multiorgan failure and a high mortality rate, has rarely be...

    Authors: Young In Yun, Ji Hyun Kim, Seon Hee Lim, Yo Han Ahn, Hee Gyung Kang, Il-Soo Ha and Baek-Lok Oh

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:482

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  35. To report undescribed characteristics of patients with bilateral diffuse uveal melanocytic proliferation (BDUMP) on ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) and high-frequency B-scan ultrasonography.

    Authors: Jingli Guo, Wenyi Tang, Wei Liu, Min Zhou, Qing Chang, Chunhui Jiang, Gezhi Xu, Wenji Wang and Qian Chen

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:476

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  36. Offspring of parent(s) with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have a 45% lifetime risk of developing the disease. High foveal macular pigment optical density (MPOD) is protective, whereas individuals with...

    Authors: Grant A. Rutledge, Steven G. Pratt, Stuart P. Richer, Byki Huntjens, C. Blake Perry, Gunilla Pratt and Carla Podella

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:473

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  37. To analyze the distribution of manifest lesions of diabetic retinopathy (DR) by fundus fluorescein angiography (FFA) and color fundus photography (FP).

    Authors: Xiaoli Li, Jie Xie, Liang Zhang, Ying Cui, Guanrong Zhang, Jun Wang, Aiping Zhang, Xiangting Chen, Tian Huang and Qianli Meng

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:471

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

Affiliated with

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    82 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    60 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    200 days from submission to acceptance
    16 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    1.413 - 2-year Impact Factor
    1.717 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.949 - SNIP (Source-Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.759 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    Usage 
    1,037,923 Downloads
    1,270 Altmetric Mentions

\