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The Effect of HAART Treatment on AIDS Retinopathy in Malaysia

Mun Seng Lee, MD (Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia), Mun Toong Lee, MOphth (Kuantan, Malaysia) PURPOSE: To evaluate the fundus manifestation among Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) seropositive patients with and without HAART treatment associated with their total CD4 lymphocyte count. METHODS: Two hundred and two patients (404 eyes) were recruited in this cross-sectional study. They consisted of consecutive confirmed HIV sero-positive patients with...

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Posterior Segment Manifestations of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection/ Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Mallika Goyal, MD (Hyderabad, India), B. Balaraju, MD (Hyderabad, India), K. V. Emmanuel, MD (Hyderabad, India), Geeta V. Narayanan, MD (Hyderabad, India) PURPOSE: According to estimates from the UNAIDS/ WHO, 38 million adults and 2.3 million children were living with HIV/AIDS at the end of 2005. Aggressive management and multidisciplinary approach has prolonged the survival of patients with HIV/AIDS. Understanding the clinical spectrum of...

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