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Management of Choroidal Neovascularisation in Best’s Disease

Purpose:   Review of the management of choroidal neovascularisation secondary to Best’s vitelliform macular dystrophy. Materials and methods: Eight eyes of 6 patients with Best’s disease complicated by choroidal neovascularization (CNV) were included. The visual acuity, angiographic and optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings were used to assess management outcome.  All patients presented with reduction in visual acuity.  Two...

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Endophthalmitis Following Cataract Surgery (2000-2006) in a Teaching Hospital

Harry W. Flynn, Jr., MD (Miami, FL), John J. Miller, MD (Miami, FL), William E. Smiddy, MD (Miami, FL), Darlene Miller, MPH (Miami, FL) PURPOSE: To report the incidence, clinical settings and visual acuity outcomes of acute-onset endophthalmitis following cataract surgery. METHODS: In this retrospective, observational case series, annual cataract surgery statistics were determined by review of electronic surgical records. The clinical and...

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