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  1. Acute angle-closure glaucoma is a rare complication in patients receiving anti-depressant treatment. In the following case, we report the development of acute angle closure glaucoma in a patient who overdosed ...

    Authors: Robert Croos, Srinivasa Thirumalai, Sabit Hassan and Jane Da Roza Davis

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:23

    Content type: Case report

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  2. The prerequisites for a good capsulorhexis include a deep, well maintained anterior chamber, globe stabilization and globe manipulation. This helps to achieve a capsulorhexis of optimal size, shape and obtain ...

    Authors: Harinder S Sethi, Tanuj Dada, Harminder K Rai and Prabhpreet Sethi

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:21

    Content type: Technical advance

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  3. The Optic nerve is rarely involved after sheep brain anti-rabies vaccination in the form of retrobulbar neuritis or papillitis. Bilateral neuroretinitis after chick embryo cell antirabies vaccination has not b...

    Authors: Rohit Saxena, Harinder Singh Sethi, Harminder Kumar Rai and Vimla Menon

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:20

    Content type: Case report

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  4. Microsporidial keratitis is a rare cause of stromal keratitis. We present a series of five cases of microsporidial keratitis from a single centre in southern India with microbiologic and histopathologic features.

    Authors: Geeta K Vemuganti, Prashant Garg, Savitri Sharma, Joveeta Joseph, Usha Gopinathan and Shashi Singh

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:19

    Content type: Case report

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  5. Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the leading cause of visual disability in people over 60 years of age in the developed world. The success of treatment deteriorates with increased latency of diagnosi...

    Authors: Hannah Bartlett, Leon N Davies and Frank Eperjesi

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:18

    Content type: Technical advance

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  6. Various ophthalmic viscosurgical devices (OVD) are used to perform phacoemulsification and other intraocular surgeries. We performed a study to compare the efficacy and safety of three ophthalmic viscosurgical...

    Authors: Rasik B Vajpayee, Kamna Verma, Rajesh Sinha, Jeewan S Titiyal, RM Pandey and Namrata Sharma

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:17

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR) is a leading cause of blindness after failed retinal reattachment surgery. PVR is characterized by the proliferation, migration and contraction of retinal pigmented epithe...

    Authors: Stephan Hoffmann, Shikun He, Manlin Jin, Marianne Ehren, Peter Wiedemann, Stephen J Ryan and David R Hinton

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:16

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The management of diabetic patients with refractory macular oedema or patients with no adequate pre-operative view to administer laser treatment provide a challenge to the ophthalmologist. We wished to assess ...

    Authors: Maged S Habib, Paul S Cannon and David HW Steel

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:15

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Paralemmin (Palm) is a prenyl-palmitoyl anchored membrane protein that can drive membrane and process formation in neurons. Earlier studies have shown brain preferred Palm expression, although this protein is a m...

    Authors: Meryl Castellini, Louise V Wolf, Bharesh K Chauhan, Deni S Galileo, Manfred W Kilimann, Ales Cvekl and Melinda K Duncan

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:14

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Combining characteristic morphological and functional information in one image increases pathophysiologic understanding as well as diagnostic accuracy in most clinical settings. En-face optical coherence tomograp...

    Authors: Mirjam EJ van Velthoven, Koos de Vos, Frank D Verbraak, Chris W Pool and Marc D de Smet

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:12

    Content type: Technical advance

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  11. Epithelial downgrowth is a rare complication of ocular surgery. While the features of epithelial downgrowth following corneal transplantation are well described, its association with primary graft failure has ...

    Authors: Anthony J Aldave, David A Hollander, Bruno Branco, Brooks Crawford and Richard L Abbott

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:11

    Content type: Case report

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  12. Central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) is a common retinal vascular disorder with potentially complications: (1) persistent macular edema and (2) neovascular glaucoma. No safe treatment exists that promotes the...

    Authors: Carlos Leizaola-Fernández, Luis Suárez-Tatá, Hugo Quiroz-Mercado, Juner Colina-Luquez, J Fromow-Guerra, Juan M Jiménez-Sierra, Jose L Guerrero-Naranjo and Virgilio Morales-Cantón

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:10

    Content type: Case report

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  13. The aim of this study was to develop a system of computerised analysis of digital images of posterior capsule opacification (PCO) that is evidence based, objective and freely available. The paper will present ...

    Authors: Tariq M Aslam, Niall Patton and Jim Graham

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:9

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Fundus autofluorescence (AF) imaging using confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscopy (cSLO) provides an accurate delineation of areas of geographic atrophy (GA).

    Authors: A Deckert, S Schmitz-Valckenberg, J Jorzik, A Bindewald, FG Holz and U Mansmann

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:8

    Content type: Technical advance

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  15. Reduced choroidal perfusion is hypothesized to play a role in the pathogenesis of normal tension glaucoma. Thus the impact of antiglaucomatous eye drops on ocular perfusion has been the focus of recent researc...

    Authors: Oliver Zeitz, Eike T Matthiessen, Juliane Reuss, Anne Wiermann, Lars Wagenfeld, Peter Galambos, Gisbert Richard and Maren Klemm

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:6

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) is considered to be a neurodegenerative optic neuropathy, in which cell death occurs by apoptosis. p21, is an important protective component of the apoptotic pathway, regulating...

    Authors: Thomas Ressiniotis, Philip G Griffiths, Sharon M Keers, Patrick F Chinnery and Michael Birch

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:5

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Relatively little is known about the incidence of prescribing errors and there has been no work on this in a single specialty ophthalmic hospital. Knowing where and when errors are most likely to occur is gene...

    Authors: K Mandal and SG Fraser

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:4

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Keratocyte loss by apoptosis following epithelial debridement is a well-recognized entity. In a study of corneal buttons obtained from patients of corneal ulcer undergoing therapeutic keratoplasty, we observed...

    Authors: Geeta K Vemuganti, Kishore Reddy, Ghazala Iftekhar, Prashant Garg and Savitri Sharma

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2004 4:16

    Content type: Research article

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  19. To evaluate the efficacy of diode laser photocoagulation in patients with central serous retinopathy (CSR) and to compare it with the effects of argon green laser.

    Authors: Lalit Verma, Rajesh Sinha, Pradeep Venkatesh and HK Tewari

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2004 4:15

    Content type: Research article

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  20. To study the effect of prophylactic application of mitomycin-C on haze formation in photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for high myopia.

    Authors: Hassan Hashemi, Seied Mohammad Reza Taheri, Akbar Fotouhi and Azita Kheiltash

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2004 4:12

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Although a rare disease, uveal melanoma is the most common primary intraocular malignancy in adults, with an incidence rate of up to 1.0 per 100,000 persons per year in Europe. Only a few consistent risk facto...

    Authors: Andrea Schmidt-Pokrzywniak, Karl-Heinz Jöckel, Norbert Bornfeld and Andreas Stang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2004 4:11

    Content type: Study protocol

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  22. Triple-A syndrome (Allgrove syndrome) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by adrenal insufficiency, alacrima, achalasia, and – occasionally – autonomic instability. Mutations have been found in the A...

    Authors: Brian P Brooks, Robert Kleta, Rafael C Caruso, Caroline Stuart, Jonathan Ludlow and Constantine A Stratakis

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2004 4:7

    Content type: Case report

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  23. The new Ocular Dynamic Contour Tonometer (DCT), investigational device supplied by SMT (Swiss Microtechnology AG, Switzerland) allows simultaneous recording of intraocular pressure (IOP) and ocular pulse ampli...

    Authors: Esther M Hoffmann, Franz-H Grus and Norbert Pfeiffer

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2004 4:4

    Content type: Research article

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  24. As shown previously, the submandibular (SM) lymph node (LN) is required for priming the immune response during corneal graft rejection. In this study, we wished to determine whether corneal grafts at "high-ris...

    Authors: Jarmila Plšková, Vladimír Holáň, Martin Filipec and John V Forrester

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2004 4:3

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Recently, instruments for the measurement of wavefront aberration in the living human eye have been widely available for clinical applications. Despite the extensive background experience on wavefront sensing ...

    Authors: Harilaos S Ginis, Sotiris Plainis and Aristophanis Pallikaris

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2004 4:1

    Content type: Technical advance

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  26. Matrix metalloproteinases play an important role in extracellular matrix deposition and degradation. Based on previous clinical observations of corneal perforations during topical fluoroquinolone treatment, we...

    Authors: Victor E Reviglio, Melinda A Hakim, Jae K Song and Terrence P O'Brien

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2003 3:10

    Content type: Research article

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  27. More than 3 million cataract extractions are undertaken in India annually. Almost 60% of these operations are intracapsular Cataract Extractions. The subsequent optical correction is provided by aphakic specta...

    Authors: Sanjeev K Gupta, GVS Murthy and Namrata Sharma

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2003 3:9

    Content type: Research article

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  28. The retina, which is exposed to both sunlight and very high levels of oxygen, is exceptionally rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids, which makes it a favorable environment for the generation of reactive oxygen ...

    Authors: Tarun K Garg and Jason Y Chang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2003 3:5

    Content type: Research article

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  29. One approach to resolving some of the in vivo functions of alpha-crystallin is to generate animal models where one or both of the alpha-crystallin gene products have been eliminated. In the single alpha-crystalli...

    Authors: Daniel L Boyle, Larry Takemoto, James P Brady and Eric F Wawrousek

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2003 3:3

    Content type: Research article

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  30. The efficacy and safety of ketotifen eye drop treatment in allergic conjunctivitis (AC) management is perfectly known by several studies, but the mechanism of action at the biochemical levels is poorly underst...

    Authors: Andrea P Martín, Julio Urrets-Zavalia, Alejandro Berra, Ana Lía Mariani, Norberto Gallino, Eduardo Gomez Demel, Julio Gagliardi, Carlos E Baena-Cagnani, Enrique Urrets-Zavalia and Horacio M Serra

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2003 3:2

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Compaction of human ocular lens fiber cells as a function of both aging and cataractogenesis has been demonstrated previously using scanning electron microscopy. The purpose of this investigation is to quantif...

    Authors: Christopher D Freel, Kristin J Al-Ghoul, Jer R Kuszak and M Joseph Costello

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2003 3:1

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Previous studies have shown a significant increase in tear protein peaks in the tears of diabetic patients suffering from dry eye. The aim of this study was to analyze the tear protein patterns from patients w...

    Authors: F H Grus, P Sabuncuo, H B Dick, A J Augustin and N Pfeiffer

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2002 2:4

    Content type: Research article

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