Epidemiological, Clinical, Therapeutic and Prognostic Features of Ocular Trauma in Kara
Kokou Vonor, Lidaw Trimua, Roger Ahlonko Kuaovi Koko, Koffi Didier Ayéna, Méba Banla and Komi Patrice Balo
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 06, 2022
What is the impact of the exponential increase in the car fleet in cities? To describe the epidemiological, clinical, therapeutic and prognostic features of ocular trauma in Kara. We conducted a retrospective and descriptive study from January 1st, 2017, to December 31st, 2020, a period of 4 years. Mechanical traumas were classified according to the Birmingham Eye Trauma Terminology (BETT), and prognosis was assessed according to the Ocular Trauma Score (OTS)....
Multimodal Endoscopic and Trans-Orbital Resection of Recurrent Orbital Fibrous Dysplasia with Orbital Wall Reconstruction
Zahra Markatia, MD, Shanlee M. Stevens, MD, Rozita Jafari, MD, Golfam Mehrparvar, MD, Amir Arabi, MD, MPH3, Kambiz Ameli, MD and Wendy W. Lee, MD
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 22, 2022
Fibrous dysplasia (FD) commonly affects the craniofacial structures including the orbit. Rarely, growth involving the orbital apex can cause intra-orbital or intracanalicular optic nerve compression leading to permanent vision loss. Any sign of optic nerve compression is an indication for surgical resection. We report a case of compressive optic neuropathy secondary to craniofacial FD that was treated with combined endoscopic and trans-orbital resection as well as orbital wall and facial reconst...
Etiology and Management of Epiphora in an Underserved, Minority Population
Narmien Murdock MD, Raquel T Pinto BSN and Alberto G. Distefano MD
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: August 04, 2022
There is value in understanding the common etiologies of epiphora within different patient populations as well as identifying barriers to adequate treatment and symptom relief. The primary goal of the study is to report common etiologies of epiphora and the impact of treatment in patients of a large, inner-city hospital....