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Editorial

VISION 2020: the meaning and the spirit of the right to sight initiative

Prof Dr Murthy VS Gudlavalleti, MSc, MD

8 Bedord Square, Gower Street London WC1B3RA, UK

VISION 2020

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Xerosis meter-an electro-physiological device for quick screening dry eyes

Gupta Y 1 Gupta M 2, Maheshwari R 1, Mittal T1

(1) Institute of Ophthalmology, AMU, Aligarh, India (2) JN Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, India

Xerosis meter-an electro-physiological device for quick screening dry eyes

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Hospital-based community cataract surgery: comparison of visual outcomes between conventional extra-capsular cataract extraction and small incision cataract surgery

Karki P 1 Shrestha JK 2, Shrestha JB3

(1) Consultant Ophthalmologist, Biratnagar Eye Hospital, Morang, Nepal (2) Professor and Head, Department of Ophthalmology, B.P Koirala Lion’s Centre for Ophthalmic Studies (BPKLCOS) (3) Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, B.P Koirala Lion’s Centre for Ophthalmic Studies (BPKLCOS), Kathmandu

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The factors associated with age related macular degeneration and quality of life of the patients in a tertiary level ophthalmic center in Kathmandu

Gautam P 1 Shrestha JK2, Joshi SN3

(1) Consultant Ophthalmologist, Lumbini Eye Institute, (2) Professor and Head, Department of Ophthalmology, (3) Associate Professor, BP Koirala Lion’s Center for Ophthalmic Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal

ARMD, associated factors, quality of life, macular degeneration

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Association between diabetic retinopathy and serum lipoproteins level

Shakya K 1 Shrestha JK2, Joshi SN3

(1) Consultant Ophthalmologist, Mechi Eye Care Center, Jhapa, Nepal (2) Professor and Head, Dept of Ophthalmology, TU Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu (3) Associate Professor, Dept of Ophthalmology, TU Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu

diabetic retinopathy, lipoproteins, glycosylated hemoglobin

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Demographic pattern, clinical features and treatment outcome of patients with infective keratitis in the eastern region of Nepal

Lavaju P1 Arya SK1, Khanal B2, Amatya R2 , Patel S1

(1) Department of Ophthalmology, (2) Department of Microbiology B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

corneal ulcer, fungal keratitis, ocular trauma

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Phacoemulsification versus small incision cataract surgery (SICS): which one is a better surgical option for immature cataract in developing countries?

Singh S K Winter I, Surin L

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Biratnagar Eye Hospital, Eastern Regional Eye Care Program, Nepal

phacoemulsification, small incision cataract surgery (SICS)

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Original Articles

Preliminary experiences with limbal relaxing incision for treatment of astigmatism during phacoemulsification

Sharma BR 1 Kumar A2

(1) Associate Professor, (2) Ophthalmologist, Lumbini Eye Institute, Siddarthanagar, Nepal

limbal relaxing incision (LRI), uncorrected visual acuity (UCVA), surgically induced astigmatism (SIA), angle of error, target astigmatic treatment (TAT)

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Gender and wavefront higher order aberrations: Do the genders see the world differently?

Reilly CD Blair MA

59 MDW/MCST, Dept Ophthal, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX, USA

refractive surgery, high-order aberrations, cornea, gender

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Review Articles

Association between Helicobacter pylori and open angle glaucoma: current perspective

Zaidi M1 Jilani F A 1, Gupta Y 1, Umair S1, Gupta M2

(1) Institute of Ophthalmology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002; India (2) Department of Physiology, Jawaharlal Lal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002; India

Helicobacter pylori, glaucoma, free radicals

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Case Reports

Management of intra-vitreal cysticercosis

Yadav SK Winter I, Singh SK

Biratnagar Eye Hospital, Biratnagar, Morang, Nepal

cysticercosis, ocular cysticercosis, intravitreal cysticercosis

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Case Reports

Terrien's marginal degeneration: an unusual presentation in an Indian female

Jain K, Kumar S, Jain C, Malik VK

Department of Ophthalmology, Subharti Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi Haridwar Bypass Road, N.H. 58, Meerut (U.P), India

ectasia, keratoconus, Terrien’s marginal degeneration

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Case Reports

Alport syndrome

Karki P 1 Shrestha JK2

(1) Biratnagar Eye Hospital, Morang, (2) BP Koirala Lion’s Center for Ophthalmic Studies Institute of Medicine, Kathmandu

Alport syndrome, sensorineural hearing loss, micro-hematuria, oculo-renal syndrome

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Herpes simplex keratitis - an unusual clinical presentation

Arya S K Malhotra C, Bhatia R, Sood S

Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Sector 32, Chandigarh-160030, India

ocular herpes, corneal abscess, acyclovir

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Clinical Practice

Management of corneal wounds: some practical tips

Lee SH, MD, FRCS C , FAAO N/A

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Letter to Editor

Anaesthesia and ophthalmic surgery

Acharya S .

Consultant Anaesthetist University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK

n/a

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Letter to Editor

Letters to the Editor

Sharma A 1 Lavaju P 1

(1)Senior Resident, (2) Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, BPKIHS, Dharan, Nepal

n/a

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