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A Novel Surgical Method to Treat Hypotony

A Novel Surgical Method to Treat Hypotony ABSTRACT Introduction: The treatment of ocular hypotonia depends on the underlying problem. No clinically useful medications are available that raise intraocular pressure (IOP).The anterior chamber may be filled with viscoelastic or a pars plana injection of viscoelastic, gas or silicone oil as a temporary solution. In cases of chronic ocular hypotony , an effective and permanent treatment...

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Effect & Toxicity of Thalidomide in an Experimental Model of PVR

Objective: To study the effect and toxicity of oral Thalidomide on surgically induced PVR in rabbit eyes. Methods: The right eyes of 17 rabbits were operated to induce PVR by modified Iverson technique. Ten rabbits (Group T) received 400 mg/kg of oral Thalidomide for 4 days, while the other 7 rabbits were controls (Group C). Following weekly ophthalmoscopical examinations for 4 weeks, euthenasia and bilateral enucleation was performed. The...

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Maculoplasty

Perforating eye injuries create numerous posterior segment problems. Retinal incarceration is one of the serious problems. Retinotomy, retinectomy techniques are frequently used to solve this problem. This is a case of shotgun injury with scleral perforation and dense vitreous hemorrhage. Macular dragging and partial macular incarceration to the nasal retina and macular tear accompanied with dense subretinal hemorrhage were other findings...

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Postoperative Macular Hole Closure Patterns and Its Relation with the Visual Outcome

To demonstrate the different postoperative macular hole closure patterns after macular hole surgery and their effect on the visual outcome.

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