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    Assessing Adherence to Annual Dilated Eye Exam Recommendations in Patients with Diabetes and Erectile Dysfunction

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    Published On: December 17, 2015 | Pages: 067 - 071

    Author(s): Ethan Greenberg, Lisa A Hark*, Christine Hubert, Brianna Kenney, Courtney B Reamer, Julia A Haller, Robert Bailey and Irvin Hirsch
    Aims: This prospective, observational, pilot study assessed adherence rates of annual dilated fundus examinations (DFEs) among patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and erectile dysfunction (ED) in a university-based practice and identified predictors associated with DFE adherence. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Corneal Diabetes: Where to Next?

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-1414.000024

    Published On: December 10, 2015 | Pages: 065 - 066

    Author(s): Karamichos Dimitrios*
    Diabetes mellitus (DM) or better known as simply diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases in which high blood sugar levels are maintained over a prolonged period. Long term complications include but not limited to heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, and ocular damage. There are two main types of diabetes: Type I (T1DM) and Type II (T2DM). In 2013, an estimated 382 ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Patient Adherence to Follow-Up in Clinical Research: A Systematic Review of Measurements, Associated Factors and Intervention Strategies

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    Published On: November 23, 2015 | Pages: 058 - 064

    Author(s): Xiaohang Wu and Haotian Lin*
    Objectives: A patient's adherence to follow-up (AFU) plays a key role in the implementation of clinical research with respect to cost and validity. Most present studies focus exclusively on some specific steps during clinical research implementation, regardless of the synthetic action of patient-society-medicine system. The objective of the study is to provide a compr ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Visual Impairment in Orbitofrontal and Sphenoidal Fibrous Dysplasia Associated with Sphenoid Sinus Mucocele

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-1414.000022

    Published On: November 10, 2015 | Pages: 054 - 057

    Author(s): Claudia Florida Costea, Andrei Cucu*, Victor Vlad Costan, Gabriela Florența Dumitrescu, Anca Sava and Dana Mihaela Turliuc
    The orbitofrontal fibrous dysplasia is a rare, non-malignant disease that involves the development and thickening of craniofacial bones, causing facial asymmetry, visual, neurological and dental complications. Decreased visual acuity in orbitofrontal and sphenoidal fibrous dysplasia appears as a result of compressive lesions on the optic nerve. The aim of this article ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Sensory Compensation in Children Following Vision Loss after Trauma and Disease

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-1414.000021

    Published On: September 23, 2015 | Pages: 049 - 053

    Author(s): Chinnery Holly L and Thompson Simon BN*
    Sensory compensation or sensory substitution occurs when a sense organ, such as the eye, is lost due to trauma or disease. Individuals often experience phantom limb sensation or pain but research increasingly points towards some individuals developing a heightened level of functioning in their remaining senses, particularly in their remaining intact eye. Losing an eye ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    A Comparative Study of Topical Versus Peribulbar Anaesthesia in Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery and Implantation of Intraocular Lens

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    Published On: September 21, 2015 | Pages: 045 - 048

    Author(s): Divya Vakharia* and Suvarna K Gokhale
    Introduction: This study was conducted for evaluating and comparing levels of patient discomfort during phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantation under topical and peribulbar anesthesia and comparative assessment of intra-operative complications. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Goldenhar Syndrome

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-1414.000019

    Published On: April 11, 2015 | Pages: 041 - 044

    Author(s): Claudia Florida Costea*, Cristina Rusu, Camelia Geanina Ivanescu, Silvia Dumitras, Gabriela Dimitriu, Andrei Cucu, Mircea Albert, Dana Mihaela Turliuc and Ingrith Crenguta Miron
    Goldenhar syndrome (Oculo-Auriculo-Vertebral Spectrum) (OAVS) is a rare congenital condition characterized by craniofacial abnormalities associated with anomalies of the spine, heart, kidney, central nervous and gastrointestinal system. Craniofacial abnormalities include the incomplete development of the eye, ear, nose, soft palate, lips and jaw. We report a case of G ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Ocular Safety of Intravitreal Injections of Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treatments in a Prospective Observational Cohort Study in Europe

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-1414.000018

    Published On: March 23, 2015 | Pages: 036 - 040

    Author(s): Kui Huang*, Marla B. Sultan, Duo Zhou, Charles S. Tressler and Jingping Mo
    Purpose: Estimate the incidence of pertinent ocular adverse events (POAEs) related to intravitreal (IVT)injections for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) treatments in Europe. Methods: Ophthalmologists prospectively followed patients, who received IVT injection treatment for AMD including Macugen®, Lucentis®, and Avastin® at ophthalmic clinical centers in Europe, ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    A Rare Case of Benign Intracranial Hypertension with Bilateral Complete Visual Loss and Sixth Nerve Paresis

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    Published On: March 23, 2015 | Pages: 033 - 035

    Author(s): Chandana Chakraborti*, Nabanita Barua, Sheuli Kumar and Rosy Chishti
    Introduction: Benign intracranial hypertension (BIH) is a disorder defined by symptoms and signs suggestive of increased intracranial pressure (ICP) in the absence of any cause evident on neuro-imaging or other evaluations. Usually the disease has a variable outcome but chances of severe visual loss are only 6%. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Bilateral Numerous Warts in Upper and Lower Eyelids, in Middle-Aged Man

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    Published On: March 18, 2015 | Pages: 031 - 032

    Author(s): Mohammad Hossein Davari* and Hoda Gheytasi
    Background: Warts are small, usually painless growths on the skin caused by a virus called human papillomavirus (HPV). Most, but not all, are generally harmless [1,2]. Warts can be disfiguring and embarrassing. Sometimes they itch or hurt (particularly on the feet). Some warts spread through sex. But in The eyelids are rare. Viral warts are a common skin condition, w ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Neuropeptide Research in the Eye

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-1414.000015

    Published On: March 01, 2015 | Pages: 030 - 030

    Author(s): Josef Troger*
    The neuropeptide research in the eye is the main topic of our scientific group in Innsbruck. Most of the neuropeptides have been discovered more than 30 years ago and the presence and distribution of some of them has been explored in the eye in the 80´s mainly by Richard Stone. This concerns particularly substance P (SP), calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), vasoac ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Optical Coherence Tomography for the Identification of a Rare Case of Keratoconus in Albino Donor Cornea

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-1414.000014

    Published On: February 23, 2015 | Pages: 028 - 029

    Author(s): Hossein Mostafa Elbadawy*, Alessandro Ruzza, Mohit Parekh, Davide Camposampiero, Marina De Rossi, Sandro Sbordone, Stefano Ferrari and Diego Ponzin
    A 61 years old albino donor cornea shows an association of a triple corneal pathologies, keratoconus, oculocutaneous albinism and neovascularisation. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) showed severe signs of keratoconus, corneal vascularisation and the presence of central leukoma.Keratoconus and corneal vascularisation in albino patients is a unique association, howev ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Bilateral Retrobulbar HIV Optic Neuritis

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-1414.000013

    Published On: February 23, 2015 | Pages: 026 - 027

    Author(s): Asensio-Sanchez VM* and Labrador-Velandia S
    Purpose: The purpose of this report is to present a case of bilateral HIV optic neuropathy. Methods: We describe a case of completely loss of visual acuity in the left eye (LE) and partially in the right eye (RE) in a 25-year-old Woman with HIV infection without treatment. Results: The patient presented with visual acuity of 20/200 in the RE and amaurosis in the LE. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Surgical Planning for Duane Retraction Syndrome

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-1414.000012

    Published On: February 20, 2015 | Pages: 019 - 025

    Author(s): Ranjith K Puligadda*
    Introduction: Duane retraction syndrome (DRS) a type of relatively rare type of restrictive strabismus. Methods and results: Six cases of DRS comprising of all sub types and their outcome was discussed simultaneously explaining how to plan surgical treatment for each component of DRS in each case. Horizontal, vertical deviations, abnormal head position, globe retract ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Long-Term Outcome of Approved Pharmacotherapy for Diabetic Macular Edema: A Review of Randomized Controlled Trials in Fluocinolone Acetonide Implants, Dexamethasone Implants, Aflibercept and Ranibizumab

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    Published On: February 15, 2015 | Pages: 015 - 018

    Author(s): Fang-Ting Chen and Jia-Kang Wang*
    Diabetic macular edema (DME) is a major sight-threatening cause in diabetic patients. The pathophysiology of macular edema involves both the presence of inflammation and angiogenic stimulant regarding vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) [1]. Intravitreal injections of anti-VEGF, including ranibizumab [2-8], bevacizuamb [9], pegaptanib [10], aflibercept [11] are ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Posterior Polar Hemispheric Choroidal Dystrophy

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-1414.000010

    Published On: February 04, 2015 | Pages: 013 - 014

    Author(s): Shinji Makino*
    The term "posterior polar hemispheric choroidal dystrophy" was first used by Yannuzzi to describe the annular, hemispheric loss of retinal pigment epithelium and choriocapillaris[1].Since then, there have been no further reports on this rare condition. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Eye Involvement as the Initial Sign of Multiple Sclerosis in a Case with Familial Mediterranean Fever

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-1414.000009

    Published On: January 10, 2015 | Pages: 010 - 012

    Author(s): Neslihan Sevimli, Remzi Karadag*, Bahri Aydin, Müferret Ergüven and Hüseyin Bayramlar
    Purpose: To present a case of familial Mediterranean fever with eye involvement as the initial sign of multiple sclerosis. Method: A 13-year-old boy with familial mediterranean fever (FMF) presented with sudden loss of vision in his right eye. Findings: Visual acuity was 50 cmfc (centimeter finger counting) in the right eye associated with papilledema and intraretin ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Needle Revision with Antimetabolites in Bleb Failure

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-1414.000008

    Published On: December 12, 2014 | Pages: 007 - 009

    Author(s): Ehab Ghoneim*
    Bleb failure after initially successful glaucoma surgery still constitutes a major challenge in management of glaucoma patients. Needling is considered a simple surgical technique that can solve a major problem like failure of glaucoma surgery. The introduction of antimetabolite in ophthalmology greatly enhances the results of needling as well as the initial trabecu ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Central Corneal Thickness in Nepalese Glaucoma Patients and Glaucoma Suspects

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-1414.000007

    Published On: November 25, 2014 | Pages: 003 - 006

    Author(s): Prakash Adhikari*, Pratik Chettry and Madhu Thapa
    Purpose: To compare central corneal thickness (CCT) among glaucoma patients, glaucoma suspects, and normal subjects and to determine its association with glaucoma severity in Nepalese population. Methods: This study included 400 eyes (149 glaucoma, 157 glaucoma suspects, 94 controls) of 400 participants examined in a glaucoma clinic and eye OPD in Nepal. CCT was meas ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Local Allergic Reaction to Ocular Chloramphenicol Ointment: A Diagnosis by High Index of Clinical Suspicion

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-1414.000006

    Published On: September 15, 2014 | Pages: 001 - 002

    Author(s): Ratnesh Ranjan* and Shikha Ranjan
    Chloramphenicol is a widely used topical ointment applied routinely for ocular and periorbital infections due to its wide spectrum of anti-bacterial activity. Local delayed hypersensitivity reaction to chloramphenicol is a well reported but uncommon adverse effect, and has been reported to mismanaged initially as an infective cellulitis. The confirmatory tests for dru ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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