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  1. Ocular coloboma is an excavation of ocular structures that occurs due to abnormal fusion of the embryonic optic fissure. Further, cleft lip/palate (CL/P), a congenital midline abnormality, is caused by a defec...

    Authors: Yung Ju Yoo, Sang Beom Han, Hee Kyung Yang and Jeong-Min Hwang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:418

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  2. Proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) is one of the most common cause of vision loss in diabetic patients, and the incidence age of PDR patients gradually gets younger. This study aims to compare the charac...

    Authors: Mengyu Liao, Xiaohong Wang, Jinguo Yu, Xiangda Meng, Yuanyuan Liu, Xue Dong, Jianan Li, Rodrigo Brant, Bo Huang and Hua Yan

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:416

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Congenital orbital teratoma is relatively rare, and few reports of prenatal ultrasound findings in such cases have been published.

    Authors: Xi Chen, Jiaxiang Yang, Guannan He, Chunlan Cheng, Chunguo Zhang, Hongli Wang, Lihong He, Zhirong Yang, Li Chen and Jing Zhao

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:415

    Content type: Case report

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  4. Whipple’s disease (WD) is a rare, chronic, infection caused by gram-positive filamentous aerobic actinobacterium Tropheryma whipplei occurs classically in the gastrointestinal tract and shows histopathological...

    Authors: Waleed K. Alsarhani, Muhannad I. Alkhalifah, Hind M. Alkatan, Afaf L. Alsolami, Azza M. Y. Maktabi and Adel H. Alsuhaibani

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:413

    Content type: Case report

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  5. 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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  6. To date there have been few systematic attempts to establish the general prevalence of asthenopia in unselected populations of school-aged children. Thus, the aim of this study was to determine whether the inc...

    Authors: Barbara M. Junghans, Serap Azizoglu and Sheila G. Crewther

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:408

    Content type: Research article

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  7. It is necessary to consider myopic optic disc tilt as it seriously impacts normal ocular parameters. However, ophthalmologic measurements are within inter-observer variability and time-consuming to get. This s...

    Authors: Baek Hwan Cho, Da Young Lee, Kyung-Ah Park, Sei Yeul Oh, Jong Hak Moon, Ga-In Lee, Hoon Noh, Joon Kyo Chung, Min Chae Kang and Myung Jin Chung

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:407

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  8. Glaucoma surgery have been developed to lower intraocular pressure in a less invasive manner than traditional glaucoma surgery. The purpose of this article is to determine the outcome of using combined phacoem...

    Authors: Juan Carlos Izquierdo, Josefina Mejías, Laura Cañola-R, Natalia Agudelo and Bárbara Rubio

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:406

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Diabetic macular edema (DME) is the most common cause of vision loss in diabetic patients. As India has the second largest population of diabetic patients worldwide, availability of various treatment options f...

    Authors: Unnikrishnan Nair, Vishali Gupta, Mohita Sharma, Shrinivas Joshi, Aditya Sudhalkar, Undraa Altangerel and Yan Bai

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:405

    Content type: Research article

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  10. We conducted this study to report on the indications and types of retinal laser therapy (RLT) performed in Bhutan, knowing which is critical for proper planning and successful delivery of the services.

    Authors: Bhim B. Rai, Michael G. Morley, Pema Zangmo, Thukten Tshering, Abi N. Khatiwara, Paul S. Bernstein and Ted Maddess

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:404

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Although nasolacrimal duct probing is the standard treatment for congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CNLDO) among children, the optimal timing of this procedure has been a topic of debate. The aim of the...

    Authors: Marta Świerczyńska, Ewelina Tobiczyk, Piotr Rodak, Dorota Barchanowska and Erita Filipek

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:403

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) is a newly developed imaging quantitative technique for analysis of choriocapillaris (CC) flow changes, thereby exploring the pathological mechanism of chronic c...

    Authors: Juejun Liu, Changzheng Chen, Lu Li, Yishuang Xu, Zuohuizi Yi, Lu He and Hongmei Zheng

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:402

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:445

  13. The quality of life can be impacted negatively by blindness arising from cataract. The total prevalence of blindness in Kenya is estimated at 0.7%, however cataract contributes almost half (43%) of the total b...

    Authors: Shadrack Muma and Stephen Obonyo

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:401

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  14. Paclitaxel (PTX) is an antineoplastic drug widely used in treatments for ovarian, breast, and small-cell lung cancer. Although ocular effects associated with PTX have been previously described, very few studie...

    Authors: Amardeep Sekhon, Jeff Y. F. Wang, Johnson C. H. Tan, Simon P. Holland and Sonia N. Yeung

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:400

    Content type: Case report

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  15. Here we report a case of traction retinal detachment (TRD) associated with congenital retinal vascular hypoplasia localized in the superotemporal quadrant that was treated with vitrectomy.

    Authors: Tomomi Miyamoto, Takatoshi Kobayashi, Teruyo Kida, Takaki Sato, Masanori Fukumoto and Tsunehiko Ikeda

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:398

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  16. To evaluate the correlations between lipid layer thickness (LLT) and morphology and function of the meibomian glands in patients who were diagnosed as meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) in different age groups.

    Authors: Junhua Li, Jiling Ma, Man Hu, Jianqin Yu and Yune Zhao

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:394

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  17. To investigate the clinical features of diabetic macular edema (DME) in eyes with pachychoroid phenotypes using multimodal retinal imaging.

    Authors: Kyungeun Kang, Hyungwoo Lee, Minsu Jang, Hyung Chan Kim and Hyewon Chung

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:392

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  18. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a chronic eye condition that leads to permanent vision loss in the central visual field. AMD makes reading challenging and inefficient. People with AMD often find it d...

    Authors: Jennifer Fortuna, Anne Riddering, Linda Shuster and Cassie Lopez-Jeng

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:391

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  19. The causal effects of plasma lipid concentrations and the risk of primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) are still unclear. Thus, the purpose of this study was to identify, applying a two-sample Mendelian randomiz...

    Authors: Mengqiao Xu, Shengguo Li, Jundong Zhu, Dawei Luo, Weitao Song and Minwen Zhou

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:390

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  20. To compare the efficacy and safety of ab externo circumferential trabeculotomy (ECT) and canaloplasty on primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) patients with failed filtering surgery and intact schlemm’s canal (SC).

    Authors: Huaizhou Wang, Chen Xin, Ying Han, Yan Shi, Sarah Ziaei and Ningli Wang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:389

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  21. Nanophthalmos has a significant genetic background and disease-causing mutations have been recently been reported in the myelin regulatory factor (MYRF) gene. We report clinical features in a patient with nanopht...

    Authors: Joshua Hagedorn, Armin Avdic, Michael J. Schnieders, Benjamin R. Roos, Young H. Kwon, Arlene V. Drack, Erin A. Boese and John H. Fingert

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:388

    Content type: Case report

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  22. Optic nerve (ON) invasion is an important high-risk feature, and an indicator for neoadjuvant chemotherapy and prognosis. We aim through this study to correlate the detected-ON invasion by Magnetic resonance i...

    Authors: Mohammed M. Abusayf, Hind M. Alkatan, Sahar Elkhamary, Saleh A. Almesfer and Azza M. Y. Maktabi

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:386

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  23. To report a rare case of pathologic myopia in which a choroidal neovascularization (CNV) induced a hemorrhagic macular hole retinal detachment (MHRD), and then both the CNV and MHRD disappeared simultaneously ...

    Authors: Taiju Ito, Tae Igarashi-Yokoi, Kosei Shinohara, Takeshi Yoshida and Kyoko Ohno-Matsui

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:385

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  24. To evaluate choroidal vascular changes, including choriocapillaris (CC) and middle/large choroidal vessels, in retinitis pigmentosa (RP) patients using wide-angle optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA...

    Authors: Chang Shen, Yang Li, Qian Wang, Yu-Ning Chen, Wei Li and Wen-Bin Wei

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:384

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  25. Varying degrees of macular ischemia generally occur in diabetic retinopathy (DR). This study aims to evaluate the effect of conbercept with 3+ pro re nata (PRN) on macular perfusion status in patients with dia...

    Authors: Ziyi Zhu, Youling Liang, Bin Yan, Zhishang Meng, Kejun Long, Yiwei Zhang and Jing Luo

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:382

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  26. Type 2 macular neovascularization (MNV) is supposed to be a rare condition in age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The main purpose of this study was to assess accompanying factors of type 2 MNV in AMD.

    Authors: Daniel Ahmed, Martin Stattin, Anna-Maria Haas, Alexandra Graf, Katharina Krepler and Siamak Ansari-Shahrezaei

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:381

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:430

  27. The lacrimal ductal cyst (dacryops) is an uncommon clinical entity. It occurs anywhere that lacrimal gland tissue is present but most often appears as an expanding mass in the region of the lacrimal gland. The...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Changhong Zeng, Ningshao Chen and Chunling Liu

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:380

    Content type: Case report

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  28. Mycobacterium haemophilum is a rare and emerging nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM). It normally causes localized or disseminated systemic diseases, particularly skin infections and arthritis in severely immunocom...

    Authors: Punyanuch Pisitpayat, Tasanee Sirikul, Poonpilas Hongmanee, Pitak Santanirand and Kaevalin Lekhanont

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:378

    Content type: Case report

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  29. Leber’s congenital amaurosis (LCA) is a known inherited retinal disease (IRD) associated with severe visual loss, nystagmus, amaurotic pupils, oculo-digital sign and markedly reduced or absent electroretinogra...

    Authors: Lagan Paul, Sumit Kumar, Shalini Singh and Tanya Jain

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:377

    Content type: Case report

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  30. Ocular involvement may occur via several mechanisms in patients with transfusion-dependent β-thalassemia (TDT) mainly chronic anemia, iron overload and iron chelator toxicity. We aimed to evaluate the frequenc...

    Authors: Sezaneh Haghpanah, Omid Reza Zekavat, Mohammadreza Bordbar, Mehran Karimi, Soheila Zareifar, Sanaz Safaei, Mani Ramzi and Hossein Ashraf

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:376

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Side effects of the systemic drugs used to treat eyes are not common. Triplixam is used to treat systemic hypertension and contains amlodipine, indapamide and perindopril arginine as active ingredients which m...

    Authors: Ruta Jaruseviciene and Ginte Sirvydyte

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:375

    Content type: Case report

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  32. The aim of the study is to evaluate the diagnostic ability of OCT parameters and retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) count in identify glaucomatous disease in myopic preperimetric eyes.

    Authors: Teresa Rolle, Beatrice Bonetti, Alberto Mazzucco and Laura Dallorto

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:373

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  33. The last visual survey of older adults in Hong Kong was a district-level study in 2002, with no assessment of behavioral and medical risk factors for visual impairment (VI). Our objectives were to determine th...

    Authors: Perseus Wing-Fu WONG, Jordy Kin-Pong LAU, Bonnie Nga-Kwan CHOY, Kendrick Co SHIH, Alex Lap-Ki NG, Ian Yat-Hin WONG and Jonathan Cheuk-Hung CHAN

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:372

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  34. The DRCR.net Protocol T clinical trial assessed the comparative efficacy and safety of anti-VEGF treatments including aflibercept, ranibizumab and bevacizumab in diabetic macular edema (DME). Post -hoc analyse...

    Authors: J. M. Ruiz-Moreno, F. de Andrés-Nogales and I. Oyagüez

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:371

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  35. Post-implantation visual outcomes in patients with the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis is dependent on a multitude of factors including the positioning of the electrode array on the retina. The purpose of this stu...

    Authors: Abhishek Naidu, Nimra Ghani, Mohammad Saad Yazdanie and Khurram Chaudhary

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2020 20:366

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