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ObjectiveTo estimate the net benefit of the Gambian Eye Care Program (GECP) using a limited definition of benefits from a societal perspective.MethodsThe number of cases of blindness avoided was modeled using population projections, population-based blindness survey estimates from 1986 and 1996,...
ObjectiveTo evaluate the predictability and safety of hypertonic saline (5% sodium chloride)–assisted laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy (HS-LASEK) vs 20% alcohol–assisted LASEK (A-LASEK).SettingAmerican Laser Medical Center, Rishon Le-Zion, Israel.MethodsFifty-two consecutive eyes (26...
ObjectivesTo investigate the effects of prostaglandin analogues on the blood-aqueous barrier and to evaluate the occurrence of cystoid macular edema in aphakic or pseudophakic patients with glaucoma.MethodsIn this randomized, masked-observer, 6-month clinical trial, patients with primary...
BackgroundAge-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the most prevalent cause of visual loss in patients older than 60 years in the United States. Observation of drusen is the hallmark finding in the clinical evaluation of ARMD.ObjectivesTo segment and quantify drusen found in patients with ARMD...
ObjectiveTo compare patching and atropine sulfate as treatments for moderate amblyopia in children 18 months after completion of a 6-month randomized trial.MethodsIn a randomized, multicenter (47 sites) clinical trial, 419 children younger than 7 years with amblyopia (20/40 to 20/100 in the...
ObjectiveTo determine the efficacy of reducing conjunctival bacteria flora with 2 different regimens of 5% povidone-iodine application: 2 drops on the conjunctiva cul-de-sac vs a 10-mL conjunctival irrigation of the fornices.MethodsIn this prospective controlled trial, 200 eyes undergoing...
ObjectiveTo assess the value of noncontact goniometry with optical coherence tomography (OCT) compared with current clinical parameters in the evaluation of the anterior chamber angle (ACA).DesignProspective observational study of 138 eyes of 109 patients.MethodsThe ACA parameters and...
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