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Intravitreal Bevacizumab Versus Intravitreal Triamcinolone For Diabetic Macular Edema With Severe Hard Exudates

Ben Yahia S, Jenzeri S, Hmidi K, Attia S, Zaouali S, Khairallah M Purpose: To compare response after intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) or triamcinolone (IVT) in diabetic macular edema with severe hard exudates. Methods: Forty-eight eyes were randomly assigned to either IVB or IVT. Follow-up was > 6 months. Results: There was significant improvement in BCVA in the IVT group when compared with the IVB group (P= .04). Complete resolution of...

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Intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin) as Treatment for Choroidal Neovascularization Secondary to Ocular Toxoplasmosis

Ben Yahia S, Herbort CP, Zaouali S, Ammari W, Jelliti B, Messaoud R, Khairallah M Background: Treatment modalities for choroidal neovascularization due to ocular toxoplasmosis include laser photocoagulation, surgery, corticosteroids, and verteporfin therapy. Intravitreal injection of bevacizumab in the treatment of choroidal neovascularization due to other conditions appears to be an effective and safe therapeutic option. Case Reports: We...

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Macular Bleeding Associated with Sexual Activity in a Patient Receiving Anticoagulants

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/Macular-bleeding-associated-with-sexual-activity-in-a-patient-receiving-anticoagulants.swf S. Ben Yahia, S. Zaouali, B. Jelliti, A. Bettaieb, K. Hmidi, S. Jenzeri, A. Ladjimi, M. Khairallah Purpose: To report a patient receiving anticoagulant therapy who suffered sudden visual loss associated with sexual activity. Methods: Case report. Results: A 50-year-old man presented with a sudden visual loss in...

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Macular Involvement in Patients with Posterior Microphthalmos

S. Ben Yahia, R. Messaoud, S. Attia, T. Zaafouri, S. Zaouali, A. Ladjimi, M. Khairallah Purpose: To report the macular involvement in patients with posterior microphthalmos. Methods: The records of eighteen patients with posterior microphthalmos were reviewed. These included clinical, fundus photographic, fluorescein angiographic, and ultrasonographic findings. Results: All patients had bilateral foreshortening of the posterior ocular...

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