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Section edited by Hemant Khanna and Javier Zarranz-Ventura

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.

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  1. Content type: Case report

    Galloway-Mowat syndrome (GMS) is a rare autosomal recessive condition first described in 1968 and characterized by microcephaly and infantile onset of central nervous system (CNS) abnormalities resulting in se...

    Authors: Maha A. Al-Rakan, Manal D. Abothnain, Muhammad T. Alrifai and Majid Alfadhel

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:147

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  2. Content type: Research article

    To study the clinical outcomes of pigment epithelial detachment (PED) associated with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) in patients switched from Ranibizumab to Aflibercept.

    Authors: Pallavi Tyagi, Zain Juma, Yong Keen Hor, Neil W. Scott, Andreea Ionean and Cynthia Santiago

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:148

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The optimal treatment for polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is still under debate. Little knowledge is known about the treatment effect of “1+pro re nata(PRN)” treatment regimen for PCV. The aim of this ...

    Authors: Kunbei Lai, Ying Li, Lijun Zhou, Xiaojin Zhong, Chuangxin Huang, Fabao Xu, Lin Lu, Jian Ge and Chenjin Jin

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:144

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  4. Content type: Case report

    Pigmented paravenous retinochoroidal atrophy (PPRCA) is an unusual retinal degeneration, and its performance on optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) is unclear. We report a Chinese female case of PP...

    Authors: Yinchen Shen, Xun Xu and Hui Cao

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:136

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  5. Content type: Research article

    To establish the independent association between blood pressure (BP) and retinal vascular caliber, especially the retinal venular caliber, in a population of 12-year-old Chinese children.

    Authors: Yuan He, Shi-Ming Li, Meng-Tian Kang, Luo-Ru Liu, He Li, Shi-Fei Wei, An-Ran Ran and Ningli Wang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:133

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  6. Content type: Case report

    To report a case series in which a modified technique was used to remove retained submacular perfluorocarbon liquid (PFCL) secondary to vitreoretinal surgery for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.

    Authors: Zhongjing Lin, Yanwei Chen, Sha Gao, Yisheng Zhong and Xi Shen

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:132

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  7. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate the relative efficacy and safety of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) agents for the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

    Authors: Chu Luan Nguyen, Lawrence J. Oh, Eugene Wong, Joe Wei and Michael Chilov

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:130

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Subfoveal choroidal thickness (SFCT) in highly myopic eyes was found to be correlated with increasing age, refractive error (spherical equivalent), and axial length. Which factor is the most significant predic...

    Authors: Bingqian Liu, Yan Wang, Tao Li, Ying Lin, Wei Ma, Xiaohong Chen, Cancan Lyu, Yonghao Li and Lin Lu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:127

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The aim of the study was to evaluate the impact of integration of the eye-tracking system (ET) on the repeatability of flow density measurements using optical coherence tomography (OCT) angiography.

    Authors: Maged Alnawaiseh, Cristin Brand, Eike Bormann, Cristina Sauerland and Nicole Eter

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:123

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  10. Content type: Research article

    This meta-analysis evaluated the effectiveness and safety of dexamethasone (DEX) implant and intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) treatment for diabetic macular edema (DME).

    Authors: Ye He, Xin-jun Ren, Bo-jie Hu, Wai-Ching Lam and Xiao-rong Li

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:121

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  11. Content type: Research article

    To assess capillary dropout in the superficial retinal capillary plexus (SCP) by optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) in the early stage of diabetic retinopathy (DR).

    Authors: Ceying Shen, Shu Yan, Min Du, Hong Zhao, Ling Shao and Yibo Hu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:113

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The relationship between the role of VEGF and autophagy in the process of retinal angiogenesis is still unclear. In this study, we explored this issue by using the mouse retinal vascular endothelial cell (RVEC...

    Authors: Rong Li, Jin Tian, Junhui Du, Lei Zhao, Yang Yao, Zhaoxiang Yu, Weiping Chang, Rui Shi and Jing Li

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:110

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  13. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate the safety and efficacy of combined 23-gauge transconjunctival pars plana vitrectomy and scleral fixation of intraocular lens (IOL) without conjunctival dissection.

    Authors: Ling Yeung, Nan-Kai Wang, Wei-Chi Wu and Kuan-Jen Chen

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:108

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  14. Content type: Research article

    The critical time from onset of complete occlusion of the central retinal artery (CRA) to functionally significant inner retinal infarction represents a window of opportunity for treatment and also has medical...

    Authors: Stephan Tobalem, James S. Schutz and Argyrios Chronopoulos

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:101

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  15. Content type: Case report

    To report the results of multimodal imaging of a biochemically confirmed case of a family with gyrate atrophy (GA) associated with foveoschisis and macular pseudohole.

    Authors: Imène Zhioua Braham, Imen Ammous, Rim Maalej, Majdi Boukari, Ilhem Mili Boussen, Khalil Errais and Raja Zhioua

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:89

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  16. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of diabetic macular edema (DME) utilizing optical coherence tomography (OCT), and to clarify the effects of the systemic findings and risk factors on the de...

    Authors: Durgul Acan, Mehmet Calan, Duygu Er, Tugba Arkan, Nilufer Kocak, Firat Bayraktar and Suleyman Kaynak

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:91

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  17. Content type: Case report

    Indocyanine Green Angiography (ICG-A) and Enhanced Depth Imaging Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (EDI-OCT) are essential imaging techniques for diagnosis, management and understanding of the patho...

    Authors: Emilia Maggio, Alessandro Alfano, Antonio Polito and Grazia Pertile

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:87

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    1.579 - 5-year Impact Factor
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