Eye and Vision

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List of Papers (Total 104)

Long-term outcomes of endothelial keratoplasty in Chinese eyes at a University Hospital

Background Endothelial keratoplasty (EK) is used increasingly for the management of cases with endothelial dysfunction. Long-term outcomes of the surgery are not widely reported in the literature. We report our experience of EK in Chinese eyes at a University teaching hospital. Methods Retrospective analysis was performed for all cases of EK performed between 2005 and 2009. Data...

Practical issues concerning tear protein assays in dry eye

Dry eye is a common clinical condition diagnosed by cumulative evidence of symptoms and signs. Many new treatments in dry eye are either expensive, invasive, have potential for side effects, or are not easily accessible. In severe dry eye, the ideal modality of treatment to begin with is often not clear as specific molecular disturbances are not evident from just examination of...

Small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) history, fundamentals of a new refractive surgery technique and clinical outcomes

This review summarizes the current status of the small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) procedure. Following the early work by Sekundo et al. and Shah et al., SMILE has become increasingly popular. The accuracy of the creation of the lenticule with the VisuMax femtosecond laser (Carl Zeiss Meditec) has been verified using very high-frequency (VHF) digital ultrasound and...