TITLE

Microperimetry, fundus autofluorescence can assess outcomes of macular hole surgery

PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;4/10/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a cross-sectional case series study published in the 2011 issue of "American Journal of Ophthalmology" that shows microperimetry and fundus autofluorescence can quantify the functional improvement of successful macular hole surgery in 23 eyes of 23 patients evaluated.
ACCESSION #
62546744

 

Related Articles

  • European study positive results for inlay in emmetropic presbyopic patients.  // Ocular Surgery News;6/25/2013, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p16 

    The article reports on the findings of the EuroKLEAR multicenter research which revealed the safety and efficacy of the ReVision Optics Raindrop aspheric corneal inlay in emmetropic presbyopic patients.

  • Low-dose anti-VEGF may stabilize vision in patients with polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy. Pagnani, Michelle // Ocular Surgery News;9/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 18, p18 

    The article reports on the results of a study which evaluated the therapeutic efficacy of ranibizumab in patients with poypoidal choroidal vasculopathy, presented by researcher Raymond Wee at the August 2011 Meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • Comparison of Intravitreal Bevacizumab and Ranibizumab Treatment for Diabetic Macular Edema. Ozturk, Banu Turgut; Kerimoglu, Hurkan; Bozkurt, Banu; Okudan, Suleyman // Journal of Ocular Pharmacology & Therapeutics;Aug2011, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p373 

    Aim: The aim of this study was to compare the effects of bevacizumab and ranibizumab on visual function and macular thickness in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME). Methods: The data of diabetic patients who had been treated with bevacizumab for DME were reviewed. Those patients who...

  • Aberrometry with streaming refractive data enhances results. Guttman Krader, Cheryl; Cionni, Robert J. // Ophthalmology Times;7/ 1/2014, Vol. 39 Issue 13, p6 

    The article discusses the use of an upgraded intraoperative aberrometry system with streaming refractive data during cataract surgery. It presents results of a study conducted at the University of Utah Salt Lake City surgical center. The topics discussed include the details of the study's...

  • The 'Holy Grail' of emmetropia. Osher, Robert H. // Ophthalmology Times;11/1/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 21, p6 

    The article focuses on technological advancements in intraoperative aberrometry, which has increased the likelihood of ophthalmologists being able to achieve emmetropia for all patients undergoing cataract surgery. Topics discussed include intraoperative technologies including Shack-Hartmann...

  • Determining ocular dominance may help surgeons improve vision outcomes. Bechtel, Bryan; Boyle, Erin L. // Ocular Surgery News;12/10/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 23, p14 

    The article discusses how determining ocular dominance would help surgeons improve vision outcomes of surgeries and the new devices which can be used to achieve this. According to physician J. E. McDonald of the McDonald Eye Institute, intraocular suppression can be used to assess binocular...

  • Improving toric IOL outcomes, part 1. Holladay, Jack T. // Ocular Surgery News;5/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p19 

    The article discusses the importance of toric intraocular lens (IOL) to treat patients with ocular astigmatism. This IOL technique uses the tomography method to measure the elevations of the back and front surface directly without central scotoma since its camera is installed peripherally. It...

  • Intraoperative wavefront aberrometry optimizes refractive outcomes. Krader, Cheryl Guttman; Peters, Timothy N. // Ophthalmology Times;7/1/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 13, p13 

    The article discusses research which examines effectiveness of intraoperative wavefront aberrometry in improving refractive outcomes in patients undergoing cataract surgery. The study was conducted by physician Timothy N. Peters and presented at the 2013 American Society of Cataract and...

  • Case study: Operating on a macular hole after 25 years. Gonzales, John A.; Tieu, Brian; Kapoor, Kapil G.; Khurshid, Gibran S. // Ocular Surgery News;9/10/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p20 

    The article describes the case of a 48-year-old imprisoned African American man who complained of a gray spot in his right eye central vision for several years following a blunt trauma. Information on the patient's visual acuity in both eyes is provided. He was diagnosed with stage 3 macular...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics