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Guest Editorial: Infectious uveitis: Recent advances in diagnosis and treatment

Pathanapitoon K1 Stilma J S 2

1ssociate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Chiang Mai University, 110 Intawaroros Road, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand Tel. (+66)-53-945512 E-mail: kpathana@med.cmu.ac.th 2Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands and Honorary consultant Sierra Leone Hooivaartsweg 4, 8459 ET LUINJEBERD, The Netherlands Tel. (+31)-0513-528 707 E-mail: j.stilma@hetnet.nl

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Original Articles

Hemodynamic effects of intraocular epinephrine during cataract surgery: a double blinded placebo controlled randomized clinical trial

Seyed Ali Mohammad Miratashi1 Shekoufeh Behdad2, Vida Ayatollahi2, Afsar Ahmadi3

1 Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, 2Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, 3General Practitioner, Department of Anesthesiology Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Yazd –Iran

hemodynamic, intraocular, epinephrine

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Prevalence of blindness and visual impairment and its causes among people aged 50 years and above in Karnali Zone, Nepal

Dulal S1 Sapkota YD2

1 Technical Advisor, 2 Senior Program Coordinator, Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, Kathmandu, Nepal

Blindness, cataract, visual impairment, avoidable blindness

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Gender equity in eye health of Nepal: A hospital-based study

Shrestha MK1 Chan H2, Gurung R1

1Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, Kathmandu, Nepal 2University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC, Australia 3052

access, blindness, gender, equity, eye health, Nepal

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Expression of oxidative stress in metastatic retinoblastoma- a comparative study

Mukhopadhyay S1 Dutta J1, Raut R1, Datta H1, Bhattacharyay AK2

1 Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Kolkata-700073, India 2Department of Biochemistry, Calcutta University, India

Retinoblastoma, antioxidant enzymes, reactive oxidant species, oxidative stress

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Visual outcome in open globe injuries

Thevi T1 Mimiwati Z2, Reddy SC2

1Department of Ophthalmology, Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital, Klang, Malaysia 2Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Penetrating eye injury, corneal laceration, sclera laceration, corneoscleral laceration, visual outcome.

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Changing trends in idiopathic retinal vasculitis in a tertiary eye care centre of Nepal over a ten-year period

Kharel Sitaula R Aryal S, Joshi SN, Shrestha JK

Department of Ophthalmology, BP Koirala Lions Centre for Ophthalmic Studies, Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal

Eales’ disease, steroid, tuberculosis, vitreous haemorrhage

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Phacoemulsification surgery by a nationally-trained cataract surgeon of Nepal

Bajimaya S1 Sharma BR2, Shrestha JB3, Maharjan IM4, Matsushima H5, Akura J6

1Ophthalmologist, Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, Gaushala, Kathmandu 2Shree-Krishna Netralaya, Bhairahawa, Nepal 3Assistant Professor, B.P.Koirala Lions Centre for Ophthalmic Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal 4Hospital Director, Himalaya Eye Hospital, GhariPatan, Pokhara, Nepal 5Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Dokkyo Medical University, 880 Kitakobayashi,Mibu, Shimotsuga, Tochigi, Japan 6Clinical Professor, Tottori University, 36-1 Nishi-cho, Yonago-shi, Tottori-Ken, Japan.

phacoemulsification, training program, Nepal

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Outcome of conjunctival autograft transplantation in pterygium surgery in a community based hospital in Nepal

Sharma R Marasini S, Nepal BP

Department of Ophthalmology, Kathmandu University Hospital, Dhulikhel, Nepal

Autologous graft, conjunctiva, pterygium, recurrence

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Ganglion cell complex scan in the early prediction of glaucoma

Ganekal S .

Nayana Super Specialty Eye Hospital and Research Center, Davangere, Karnataka, India

FD- OCT, ganglion cell complex, retinal nerve fiber layer thickness

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Efficacy of sutureless and glue free limbal conjunctival autograft for primary pterygium surgery

Malik KPS1 Goel R2, Gupta A1, Gupta SK1, Kamal S2, Malik VK1, Singh S2

1Subharti Medical College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India 2Guru Nanak Eye Centre, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India

Pterygium, conjunctiva, limbal-conjunctival autograft, fibrin glue, pterygium surgery

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Trypan blue staining of filtering bleb in eyes with operated trabeculectomy

Dada T Bali SJ, Mohan S, Bhartiya S, Sobti A, Panda A

Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi 110029, India

trypan blue staining, phacoemulsification, trabeculectomy, bleb

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Outcome of phacoemulsification in eyes with cataract and corneal opacity partially obscuring the pupillary area

Panda A Krishna SN, Dada T

Cornea, Refractive & Glaucoma Services Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

corneal opacity, cataract, phacoemulsification, iris hook, sphincterotomy

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Review Articles

Artificial drainage devices for glaucoma surgery: an overview

Chaudhry M1 Grover S2, Baisakhiya S2, Bajaj A2, Bhatia MS2

1BPS Government Medical College for Women, Khanpur Kalan, District Sonepat 2 MM Institute of Medical Science and Research, Mullana Haryana, India

Artificial drainage devices, glaucoma, recent advances

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Case Reports

Weill- Marchesani Syndrome: a rare case report

Puri L R 1 Sharma H2, Aryal S3

1,2Sagarmatha Choudhary Eye Hospital, Lahan, Nepal 3Resident, BPKLCOS, Kathmandu, Nepal

Microspherophakia, brachydactyly, Weill-Marchesani syndrome

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An unusual case of transient cortical blindness with sagittal sinus thrombosis in a case of Henoch-Schonlein purpura

Samanta SK1 Mahapatra N2, Aich B3, Sarkar N3, Chatterjee A4

1 Associate Professor, Ophthalmology, 2Associate Professor, Paediatric Medicine, 3Junior Resident, Paediatric Medicine , 4Associate Professor, Paediatric Medicine, Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital 32, Gora Chand Road, Kolkata 700014, West Bengal, India

Henoch-Schonlein purpura, cortical blindness, magnetic resonance venography

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Case Reports

Malignant transformation of kissing nevus- a rare entity

Kharel Sitaula R Bhatta S, Shrestha GB, Shrestha JK

Department of Ophthalmology, BP Koirala Lions Centre for Ophthalmic Studies, Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal.

lymph node; kissing nevus ; malignant melanoma; metastasis

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Case Reports

Homocystinuria masquerading as vitamin B12 deficiency

Wadhwani M Beri S, Saili A, Garg S

Dr RP Center for Ophthalmic Science, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

Homocystinuria, vitamin B12 deficiency, lens subluxation, mental retardation.

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Melanocytoma of the optic disc – a case report

Sharma H Puri L R

Sagarmatha Choudhary Eye Hospital, Lahan, Siraha, Nepal

Optic disk melanocytoma, diminution of vision, fluorescein angiography

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Accommodative spasm with bilateral vision loss due to untreated intermittent exotropia in an adult

Shanker V1 Ganesh S1, Sethi S2

1 Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Dr Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital, Daryaganj, New Delhi, India 2

Pseudomyopia, intermittent exotropia, accommodative spasm, vision therapy

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Ocular myocysticercosis: Favorable outcomes with early diagnosis and appropriate therapy

Chopra R1 Kapoor H2, Chopra A1

1Department of Ophthalmology Christian Medical College & Hospital Ludhiana, India 2SGSH Eye Institute and Multispecialty Hospital, Sohana Mohali, India

Myocysticercosis, albendazole, steroids

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Prosthetic rehabilitation of a patient with enucleated eye - a case report

Garg P1 Garg S2, Bansal D3, Suresh S4

1 Department of Ophthalmology, M.M. Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Mullana, Ambala 2 Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, M.M. College of Dental Sciences & Research, Mullana, Ambala (Haryana), India 3 Department of Prosthodontics, Guru Nanak Dev Dental College & Research Institute, Sunam (Punjab) 4 Professor & Head, Department of Prosthodontics, Teerthankar Mahaveer Dental College, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Ocular prosthesis, ocular defect, evisceration, enucleation

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Repositioning of Ahmed glaucoma valve tube in the anterior chamber with prolene sutures to manage tube-endothelial touch

Dada T Gupta R, Tinwala SI, Sobti A, Panda A

Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-11 00 29, India

Ahmed glaucoma valve, endothelial damage, prolene suture

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Letter to Editor

How should the ophthalmologists treat the methanol-induced toxic optic neuropathy?

Sanaei-Zadeh H, MD .

Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology Tehran University of Medical Sciences Hazrat Rasoul Akram Hospital Tehran- IRAN

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Letter to Editor

Patient reported evaluation of functional symptoms (PREFS): a simple method of ascertaining patient satisfaction post cataract surgery

Waqar S Holdstock C, Evans N

.Salman Waqar, MRCS(Ed) Royal Eye Infirmary, Plymouth, PL4 6PL, UK

Cataract surgery, patient satisfaction, visual analogue scale

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Letter to Editor

Trench, lollipop, lift and chop technique for mild to moderate cataracts

Vivekanand U1 Kulkarni C2

1Department of Ophthalmology, Kasturba Medical College, Madhav Nagar, Manipal, 576104, Karnataka, India 2 Department of Ophthalmology, Pariyaram Medical College, Kannur, India Address for correspondence: Dr Undrakonda Vivekanand, MS, DNB – Ophthalmology. Department of Ophthalmology, Kasturba Medical College, Madhav Nagar, Manipal, 576104, Karnataka, India

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Letter to Editor

Surgically induced astigmatism of small incision cataract surgery

Ale JB .

Moreton Eye Group, Brisbane, Australia

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Brief communication

Vision science literature of Nepal in the database “Web of Science”

Risal S Prasad HN

Department of Library and Information Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Vision science literature; bibliometrics; citation analysis, Nepal

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