Clinical features of the Anterior Chamber Depth
Miguel Angel Hernández-Delgado, MD, Sara Gonzalez Godínez, MD and Jorge Valdez-García, MD
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: April 19, 2021
To determine whether anterior chamber depth (ACD) has any clinical importance as well as the significance in various physiologic and pathologic processes. Anterior chamber depth has a direct proportional relation with axial length, corneal power and anterior chamber angle. It has an inverse proportional relation with age. Shallow anterior chamber depth was associated with and increased risk of endothelial cell density loss after phacoemulsification surgery, less ascorbic acid concentrations that...
Pars Plana Vitrectomy for Symptomatic Vitreous Floaters: Another Look
Tayab C Waseem, PhD, Evan R DaBreo, MD, Jiang Douglas, MS, Yousef Hasanzadah, BS, Rebecca Clawson, BS, Alan L Wagner, MD, FACS and Kapil G Kapoor, MD, FACS
Article Type: Original Research | First Published: March 22, 2021
Historically, pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) has been considered a controversial treatment for elective removal of primary symptomatic vitreous opacities (floaters) due to the possibility of extreme and even blinding side effects of the procedure. The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and patient satisfaction level for those who undergo PPV for removal of vitreous floaters. This was a retrospective study of 54 eyes in 51 patients (average age 68) who underwent 23 gauges PPV between 2...