International Journal of

Ophthalmology and Clinical ResearchISSN: 2378-346X

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410098

Unusual Treatment Response to Aflibercept, after Ranibizumab Treatment Failure, in Peripheral Exudative Haemorrhagic Retinopathy

Zeyad Al-Moasseb and Konstantinos Balaskas

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 14, 2018

The authors report 79-year-old women with PEHR who had persistent treatment resistance to Ranibizumab, with rapid improvements once switched to Aflibercept. Baseline visual acuity, subjective vision and measurements of anatomical disease were taken using macular optical coherence tomography, wide-field colour, fluorescein and indocyanine-green angiography images. Post-intravitreal injection response was measured using visual acuity, subjective vision and anatomical macular optical coherence tomo...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410097

Are the Macular and Choroidal Thicknesses Exchange by the Management of Gyrate Atrophy?

Fatih M Adibelli and Halit Oguz

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 10, 2018

This is a case report of an 11-year-old boy complaining with deteriorated vision and with multiple peripheral lesions in his fundus in the setting of gyrate atrophy. Spectral domain optical coherence tomography showed, cystoid macular edema was in his both eyes. Plasma ornithine level was found elevated. According to these data, the patients were diagnosed with gyrate atrophy of the choroid and retina. The patient treated with vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) and an arginine-restricted diet....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410096

Low Vision Aid for a Patient with the Optic Neuropathy Due to Neuro-Brucellosis

Fatih M Adibelli and Deniz Altinbay

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 10, 2018

Brucellosis is a multisystem infectious disease, which still endemic in Middle East, Mediterranean and South America. Bilateral optic neuritis secondary to the meningeal inflammation is very rare complication of brucellosis. Here we present a 13-year-old male patient with the ocular brucellosis who has optic neuropathy, concluded his treatment and low vision aid for the visual impairment. Brucellosis is a multisystem infectious disease, which appear in miscellaneous clinical manifestation. Vario...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410095

The Unsatisfied Patient after Cataract Surgery Ocular Surface Disease as a Major Contributor!

Adeeb M Rushdi Ubeid

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: November 08, 2018

In the era of advanced technology in managing patients with cataracts, yet a number of patients remain unhappy. We daily face unsatisfied patients despite having 20/20 vision. Many of the ocular symptoms are in the form of ocular irritation, stinging, and blurred vision. Unrecognized dry eye could be a major contributor to these symptoms. Although cataract surgery is an intraocular surgery, it causes microscopic ocular surface damage that could worsen the preexisting ocular surface disease or le...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410094

Current Surgical Practice of Trabeculectomy in the United Kingdom (UK National Trabeculectomy Survey 2016)

Akash Raj, Ateeque Yousif, John Awad and Babar Elahi

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: October 12, 2018

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide and the most widely used surgical procedure for glaucoma is trabeculectomy, which creates a guarded fistula between the anterior chamber and the sub-conjunctival space. Although the history of surgical management of glaucoma dates to 1856, when Von Graefe introduced iridectomy as a treatment for acute glaucoma; the history of trabeculectomy is relatively short....

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