International Journal of

Ophthalmology and Clinical ResearchISSN: 2378-346X

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410150

A Hospital-Based Study of Profile of Patients Availing Free Cataract Services at Tertiary Eye Hospital of Nepal

Krishna Kant Gupta, Govind Gurung, Uttam Kumar Karn and Priyanka Singh

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: 2023/11/23

A total of 6916 patients received free eye service from camps, out of which 3136 were male (45.34%) and 3780 were female (54.66%). 3059 patients were selected for cataract and other ocular surgeries of which 1776 patients (58.05%) came to receive various ocular surgeries. 853 were male (48%) and 923 were female (52%); Of which 1706 patients received free cataract surgery, 69 patients received pterygium (PERFECT) surgery and only one patient came to receive entropion correction surgery....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410148

Outcomes of Surgery for Complex Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment in Eye Foundation Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria

Olufemi Oderinlo, Adekunle Hassan, Toyin Akanbi, Idris Oyekunle, Ogugua Okonkwo, Lateefat Oshunkoya, Abike Dalley and Tolu Odubela

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: February 25, 2023

To report the visual and anatomic outcomes of surgery for complex rhegmatogenous retinal detachment in a tertiary eye hospital in Africa over a 5 year period. Data was obtained from case files of patients who had surgery for complex rhegmatogenous retinal detachment between January 2014 and December 2018 in Eye Foundation Hospital Lagos, Nigeria. Visual and anatomic outcomes were analyzed and logistic regression done to identify factors associated with primary anatomic success, final anatomic su...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410147

Acute Submacular Haemorrhage Secondary to Wet AMD

Mohanad Moustafa*

Article Type: Clinical Photograph | First Published: February 16, 2023

This is a widefield colour fundus photograph of the right eye of an 83-year-old patient with wet AMD. The image shows extensive subretinal haemorrhage involving the macula and extending superiorly and inferiorly with serous retinal detachment inferiorly as a complication of wet AMD. Best corrected visual acuity dropped from 6/9 to HM....

 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 ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410141

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)....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410140

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...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410139

Ophthalmology Webinars Have the Potential to Enhance the Knowledge of the Participants and Change their Attitude About PANIS Method

Shima Eghtedari, Farhad Nejat, Khosrow Jadidi and Nazanin-Sadat Nabavi

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: August 10, 2022

We have previously presented Plasma-Assisted Noninvasive Surgery (PANIS) as an effective method in managing ocular surface disorders (OSDs). In this study we tried to evaluate the impact of our cobinar (Conference + Webinar) about PANIS method on ophthalmologists either in-person or online....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410138

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....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410137

An Investigative Report on the Neuro-Optometric Manifestation of SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19): A Case Report

Prashan Seepersad, Jan Bohringer, O.D, Ph.D and Kingsley K. Ekemiri, O.D, MPH

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 29, 2022

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection continues to prevail as the deadliest epidemic of the 21st century and an unprecedented global crisis. Global statistics as of July 2021 revealed that, more than 196 million people worldwide have been infected and more than 4.19 million people have succumbed to the SARS-CoV-2. In Trinidad and Tobago there has been approximately 38,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases in which 1,056 resulted in death; with no study being done on preva...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410135

Williams-Beuren Syndrome Case with Atypical Flattening of Fovea Centralis, Decreased ILM-RPE Thickness and Irregular Corneal Surface

Demirci G, Karaman Erdur S, Tanriverdi C, Dikkaya F and Senturk F

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 31, 2022

To describe a case of atypical flattening of fovea centralis and corneal irregularity in whom a 7q11.23 deletion consistent with Williams-Beuren Syndrome. This is an observational case report. The medical history of the patient was assessed. Ophthalmologic examination including slit-lamp biomicroscopy, dilated indirect ophthalmoscopy, fundus autofluorescence and optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging, full-field electroretinography, multifocal electroretinography and corneal topography was p...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410134

Critical Analysis of Postoperative Outcomes in Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Associated with Giant Tears: A Consecutive Case Series Study

Miguel A Quiroz-Reyes, Erick A Quiroz-Gonzalez, Miguel A Quiroz-Gonzalez, Ahmad R Alsaber, Margarita Montano and Virgilio Lima-Gomez

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 18, 2022

Currently there remains controversy in the surgical management of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) due to giant retinal tears (GRTs), a potentially blinding condition. To clarify which surgical technique is better depending on the origin and magnitude of the giant tear this study aimed to analyze the anatomic and functional outcomes. To analyze trans- and postoperative surgical complications, we used long-term final postoperative structural, optical coherence tomography (OCT) and correlat...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410133

Postoperative Outcomes and Backgrounds of Patients above the Age of 90 Years Who Underwent Cataract Surgery

Riko Kanesaka, Tetsutaro Oki, Yoshinori Ito, Yoshiaki Kabata and Tadashi Nakano

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 27, 2022

To retrospectively analyze postoperative outcomes and backgrounds of patients above the age of 90 years who underwent cataract surgery. The present study retrospectively analyzed the data pertaining to 18 patients (25 cases) ≥ 90 years of age who underwent cataract surgery at the Jikei University Daisan Hospital in 2019. The data regarding age, preoperative and postoperative visual acuity, underlying diseases, ocular comorbidities, intraoperative and postoperative complications, and living env...

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