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PURPOSE: To report the efficacy of povidone-iodine as a treatment for conjunctivitis in pediatric patients. DESIGN: Double-masked, controlled, prospective clinical trial. METHODS: In an ophthalmology clinic in a general hospital in Manila, Philippines, 459 children (mean (SD) age 6.6 (6.6) years;...
PURPOSE: To identify the genetic defect and present the ocular and extraocular findings in a large pedigree of predominantly ocular Stickler syndrome. DESIGN: Observational case series. METHODS: An eight-generation pedigree with hereditary retinal detachments was retrospectively and prospectively...
PURPOSE: To evaluate successful macular hole surgery using optical coherence tomography (OCT) and multifocal electroretinography (MFERG). DESIGN: Interventional case series. METHODS: In a prospective study, 20 eyes of 20 patients with successful surgery for stage II, III, or IV idiopathic macular...
PURPOSE: To describe a technique for the primary repair of bony defects between the orbit and adjacent structures during subtotal exenteration. DESIGN: Interventional case reports. METHODS: A flap composed of orbital fat supported by an extraocular muscle pedicle was used to fill a defect between...
PURPOSE: To describe and compare the displacement of corneal flaps created during laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) procedures performed with two different microkeratomes and analyze parameters (for example, pupil-to-hinge distance, drift during suction) that might affect the flap displacement...