International Journal of

Ophthalmology and Clinical ResearchISSN: 2378-346X


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410146

Comparative Study of the Snellen iPad App versus Traditional Light Box Snellen Chart in Distance Visual Acuity

Gerald Paul Celis, MD

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 08, 2022

This study aimed to the Snellen whether measurements of distance visual acuity using Snellen Chart displayed on iPad tablet is comparable with traditional light-box Snellen Chart among patients in Ophthalmology Outpatient Department by using Snellen iPad application (Eye Chart HD iOS application) as a visual acuity assessment tool. It utilized a cross sectional study design among 100 new patients identified through purposive sampling. Only those who met the criteria (new patients, male or femal...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410145

Association of Demographic Characteristics and Behavioral Risk with the Type and Severity of Injury of Ocular Trauma among Patients Presenting in a Provincial Level III Government Hospital: A 5-Year Analytic Cross-Sectional Study

Mark Anthony T Sanchez, MD and Mariel Angelou A Parulan, MD, MBA, DPBO

Article Type: Analytic Cross-Sectional Study | First Published: November 17, 2022

We want to determine if there is an association between demographic characteristics and behavioral risk with the type and severity of the injury of ocular trauma among patients in a level III provincial government hospital. We did a 5-year retrospective chart review among patients who presented at the Jose B. Lingad Memorial General Hospital in the Outpatient Department....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410144

Features of Uveitis in Lomé

Kokou Vonor K, Roger Ahlonko Kuaovi, Mawuli Santos, Yaovi Tété, Yawa Nagbé, Koffi Didier Ayéna, Méba Banla and Komi Patrice Balo

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: November 12, 2022

Data on uveitis is rare in Africa. This study aims to describe the epidemiological, clinical, and therapeutic characteristics of uveitis in Lomé (Togo). We carried out a retrospective and descriptive study based on patients’ records between January 1, 2014, and December 31, 2018, a period of 5 years. The clinical, biological, and therapeutic characteristics of uveitis were analyzed. The Khi 2 test was used to compare percentages and Student’s t-test to compare averages with a 5% threshold.....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410143

Raised Intracranial Pressure in an Obese Female Due to VZV Meningitis

Hassan Lami, MD, Sebastian Brown and Clare Fraser

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 11, 2022

Initial infection with VZV causes varicella (or ‘chickenpox’). This is a primary infection which can then lie dormant in sensory ganglion cells; when reactivated it is termed herpes zoster [1]. Common reported neurological complications of primary varicella infection are meningoencephalitis and acute cerebellar ataxia [2]....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410142

Pars Plana Vitrectomy with Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling using Inverted Flap Technique in Full-Thickness Macular Hole Stage IV with Posterior Vitreous Detachment

Gerald Paul Celis, MD and Darby Santiago

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: October 06, 2022

To document a case of macular hole managed with an innovative new procedure, the Inverted Flap Technique of Internal Limiting Membrane (ILM) Peeling. A 67-year-old female presented with central visual loss on left eye for more than a year. Pre-operative visual acuity of counting fingers at 2 feet. Baseline macular Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) showed a large full thickness macular hole measuring 710 μm in diameter associated with chronic cystoid degenerative changes and posterior vitreous ...

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