International Journal of

Ophthalmology and Clinical ResearchISSN: 2378-346X


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410110

Recurrent Idiopathic Orbital Myositis: Two Case Reports

Pinar EROZ and Mehmet Atila Argin

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 23, 2019

Idiopathic orbital myositis is a subtype of idiopathic orbital inflammatory diseases characterized by inflammation of the extraocular muscles. The diagnosis of the disease is made clinically and radiologically. Clinically characterized by periorbital edema, ptosis, propitosis, diplopia and painful eye movements. The diagnosis is made by observing the enlargement of the involved muscles in the orbital CT. The most common differential diagnosis is thyroid ophthalmopathy. In this study, we presente...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410109

Repeat Visual Field Assessments for Patients with Normal Visual Field Tests at their Referring Optometric Practice

A Alwitry and S Hubbard

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: September 07, 2019

To determine whether a normal visual field assessment at a referring optometric practice is predictive of a normal visual field assessment at the hospital eye service and therefore whether there is any need to repeat it prior to first hospital visit. Data on visual fields of 501 consecutive patients, 1002 eyes/visual field assessments were collected. The positive predictive value of a normal visual field at the patients referring optometrist was 97% for the right eye and 98% for the left eye. Fr...

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