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Intravitreal Ranibizumab for Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Ebru Demet Aygit, Çigdem Altan, Hülya Güngel (Istanbul, Turkey) Advantages: This study reports clinical outcomes of intravitreal Ranibizumab treatment for choroidal neovascularization (CNV) due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and to identify predictive factors that may influence visual acuity (VA) outcomes. Methods: Thirty-one patients (32 eyes) with CNV were followed up at least 6 months after intravitreal injection (0,5 mg)...

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The Approaches to Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

Authors: Cigdem Altan, Hülya Güngel, Merih Gül, Hakan Eren, Tanýl Gürsel, Eyüp Durgut, Istanbul, Turkey Advantages / Purpose: To present the treatment approaches to cases with central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC). Methods: Twenty-six eyes of 25 patients who were diagnosed as CSC and followed between May 2008 and February 2009 were included in the study. Demographic data, visual acuity and macular thickness, management and...

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Comparison of Primary and Secondary Epiretinal Membranes Using Optical Coherence Tomography

Authors: Cigdem Altan, Hülya Güngel, Hakan Eren, Evre Pekel, Eylem Pynarcy, Istanbul, Turkey Advantages / Purpose: To compare the optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings of primary and secondary epiretinal membranes (ERMs). Methods: OCT was performed in 153 eyes of 116 consecutive patients (59 males, 57 females) with fundoscopic evidence of ERMs. Adherence characteristics, macular thickness, loss of foveal contour, edge/tuft...

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