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  1. Content type: Research article

    The near work and outdoor activity are the most important environmental risk factors for myopia. However, data from Chinese rural children are relatively rare and remain controversial. Therefore, the purpose o...

    Authors: Zhong Lin, Tie Ying Gao, Balamurali Vasudevan, Kenneth J. Ciuffreda, Yuan Bo Liang, Vishal Jhanji, Su Jie Fan, Wei Han and Ning Li Wang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:203

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  2. Content type: Research article

    In our previous study, we showed that both allogeneic and autogeneic small-incision femtosecond laser-assisted corneal intrastromal transplantation are safe and effective surgeries. However, the results of sma...

    Authors: He Jin, Liangping Liu, Hui Ding, Miao He, Chi Zhang and Xingwu Zhong

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:202

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  3. Content type: Case report

    Ocular contusion can produce severe lesions, which if not treated appropriately and promptly, can lead to visual impairment. Ocular contusion in childhood may not be reported by children.

    Authors: Viola Andin Dohvoma, Steve Robert Ebana Mvogo, Pepin Williams Atipo-tsiba, Emilienne Epee, Paul Jean Adrien Atangana, Samuel Amvene Nko’o and Côme Ebana Mvogo

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:200

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of Viscocanalostomy/Phacoviscocanalostomy (VC/PVC) in lowering intraocular pressure (IOP) in Normal Tension Glaucoma (NTG) patients.

    Authors: Derek Kwun-hong Ho, Adesuwa Garrick, Seemeen Aazem and Divya Mathews

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:201

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  5. Content type: Research article

    To compare the measurement of intraocular pressure (IOP) among the three different non-contact tonometers (NCT) and the Goldmann applanation tonometer (GAT) for non-glaucomatous subjects.

    Authors: Seung Pil Bang, Chong Eun Lee and Yu Cheol Kim

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:199

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Light exposure and more specifically the spectrum of blue light contribute to the oxidative stress in Age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The purpose of the study was to establish whether blue light filter...

    Authors: Natalia Vila, Aya Siblini, Evangelina Esposito, Vasco Bravo-Filho, Pablo Zoroquiain, Sultan Aldrees, Patrick Logan, Lluis Arias and Miguel N. Burnier

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:198

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  7. Content type: Case report

    Conjunctival lymphangiectasia is a rare condition presumably caused by the obstruction of lymphatic channels or by an abnormal connection between conjunctival lymphatic and blood vessels. Diagnosis is based on...

    Authors: Eva Volek, Jeannette Toth, Zoltan Zsolt Nagy and Miklos Schneider

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:194

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  8. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate the intrasession repeatability of anterior chamber depth (ACD), central (CCT) and peripheral corneal thickness (PCT), white-to-white diameter (WTW), and irido-corneal angle (IA) measurements obtain...

    Authors: David P. Piñero, Inmaculada Cabezos, Alberto López-Navarro, Dolores de Fez, María T. Caballero and Vicente J. Camps

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:193

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Patients with Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) have a progressive decrease of their visual acuity which can deteriorate to <0.1. Some patients can have a partial recovery of their vision in one or both...

    Authors: Yukihiko Mashima, Kazuteru Kigasawa, Kei Shinoda, Masato Wakakura and Yoshihisa Oguchi

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:192

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  10. Content type: Case report

    We present a case of post-traumatic endophthalmitis with relatively good prognosis caused by Gordonia sputi, which, to our knowledge is the first case in the literature.

    Authors: Wei Fang, Jiuke Li, Hu-Shan Cui, Xiaohong Jin, Jing Zhai, Yuanmin Dai and Yumin Li

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:190

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  11. Content type: Debate

    Keratoconus (KC) is usually a bilateral corneal ectatic disease. For significant asymmetric presentation (so called unilateral KC), the fellow eye has the mildest and earliest form of the disease, which is typ...

    Authors: Eman A. Awad, Waleed A. Abou Samra, Magda A. Torky and Amr M. El-Kannishy

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:186

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  12. Content type: Case report

    Echinococcosis is a dangerous zoonotic parasitic disease. Ocular echinococcosis is very rare, especially the hydatid cysts in subretinal space. We present a case of subretinal echinococcosis and management.

    Authors: Chunying Guo, Ruilin Zhu, Jianxing Qiu, Lina Zhu and Liu Yang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:185

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  13. Content type: Case report

    To report the case of a patient with pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) and proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR), and discuss the relationship between PXE and diabetic retinopathy (DR).

    Authors: Keigo Kakurai, Maiko Hayashi, Kanako Yamada, Norihiko Ishizaki, Yumiko Yonemoto, Seita Morishita, Ryohsuke Kohmoto, Takaki Sato, Teruyo Kida and Tsunehiko Ikeda

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:184

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  14. Content type: Research article

    To quantitatively compare short-term hard exudates (HEs) alteration in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME) after intravitreal triamcinolone, dexamethasone implant or bevacizumab injections.

    Authors: Yong Un Shin, Eun Hee Hong, Han Woong Lim, Min Ho Kang, Mincheol Seong and Heeyoon Cho

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:182

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  15. Content type: Case report

    Phakic intraocular lens (PIOL) implantation has been used to correct myopia and myopic astigmatism, although corneal decompensation can occur after implantation. Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FL...

    Authors: Chia-Yi Lee, Shih-Chun Chao, Chi-Chin Sun and Hung-Yu Lin

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:180

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  16. Content type: Case report

    The evaluations of morphological changes of amniotic membrane (AM), even after successful AM transplantation surgery without complications, may be difficult. Moreover, there was no report regarding morphologic...

    Authors: Jun Hyuk Son and Su-Ho Lim

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:181

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