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Beginner Steroid Cycle – A Simple Homeopathic Steroid Treatment

Beginner Steroid Cycle – A Simple Homeopathic Steroid Treatment The beginner steroid cycle before and after is not a hard or fast rule. I have found that the best way to start any new regimen, especially one that has been on for some time, is to start with an over the counter (OTC) product first. Avoid any pain killers or anything that makes you feel dependent upon it. That will only make things worse. Taking anything without a...

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Response of Different Patterns of Diabetic Macular Edema to Treatment with a Sustained-release Dexamethasone Posterior-segment Drugdelivery System

Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD (Irvine, CA),* Connie Chou, PhD (Irvine, CA),* David V. Weinberg, MD (Milwaukee, WI),* Scott M. Whitcup, MD (Irvine, CA),* Julia A. Haller, MD (Baltimore, MD),* Mark S. Blumenkranz, MD (Stanford, CA),* George A. Williams, MD (Royal Oak, MI)* PURPOSE: To evaluate the response of different patterns of persistent diabetic macular edema (DME) unresponsive to prior medical or laser therapy to treatment with a novel...

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Surgical Management in Acute Endophthalmitis

Fréderic Rouberol, MD (Lyon, France), Christophe Chiquet, MD (Grenoble, France) SYNOPSIS Treatment of acute endophthalmitis includes intravitreal injection of antibiotics, and pars plana vitrectomy. The surgery is looked at from several angles: removal of inflammatory debris or membranes in the anterior segment, obtaining intraocular specimens sampling, different modes of visualization of the fundus during surgery. After presenting the...

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Current Antibiotic Resistance Profiles for Vitreous Isolates in Bacterial Endophthalmitis

Eric W. Fitz, MD (New York, NY), Shaw Mahendra, BS (New York, NY), Richard B. Rosen, MD (New York, NY), Ronald C. Gentile, MD (New York, NY) PURPOSE: Endophthalmitis remains one of the most devastating complications of ophthalmic surgery. Timely treatment with appropriate antibiotics is necessary to prevent severe loss of vision. This study reviews microbial antibiotic resistance profiles of culture positive isolates in...

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Three-year Results of a Multicenter Clinical Trial of the Fluocinolone Acetonide Intravitreal Implant to Treat Diabetic Macular Edema

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Three-year-Results-of-a-Multicenter-Clinical-Trial-of-the-Fluocinolone-Acetonide-Intravitreal-Implant-to-Treat-Diabetic-Macular-Edema.swf Dean Eliott, MD (Los Angeles, CA),* Brian Levy, OD, MS (Rochester, NY),* Timothy L. Comstock, OD, MS (Rochester, NY)* PURPOSE: This 4-year prospective, multicenter, randomized, controlled study is being conducted to investigate the safety and  efficacy of a...

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Three-year Results of a Multi-center Clinical Trial of Fluocinolone Acetonide Intravitreal Implants to Treat Posterior Uveitis

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Three-year-Results-of-a-Multi-center-Clinical-Trial-of-Fluocinolone-Acetonide-Intravitreal-Implants-to-Treat-Posterior-Uveitis.swf Daniel F. Martin, MD (Atlanta, GA),* David G. Callanan, MD (Arlington, TX),* Glenn J. Jaffe, MD (Durham, NC),* Brian Levy, OD, MS (Rochester, NY),* Timothy Comstock, OD, MS (Rochester, NY)* PURPOSE: A 3-year prospective, multi-center, dose-masked randomized clinical trial...

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