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Editorial

Manuscript submission: expectations and constraints

Badhu BP

Professor of Ophthalmology BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Dharan, Nepal

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Outcome of conjunctival autograft sutured with polyamide black sutures in pterygium surgery

Kavitha CV

Department of Ophthalmology, Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences Hassan, Karnataka, India

pterygium surgery, conjunctival autograft, polyamide sutures

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Results of the Bhaktapur Glaucoma Study, Nepal

Thapa SS1 Paudyal I1, Khanal S2, van Rens G3

1 Nepal Glaucoma Eye Clinic, Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, Kathmandu, Nepal 2 Central Department of Statistics, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal 3 VrijeUniversity, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

glaucoma, epidemiology, Nepal

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Comparison of the efficacy and safety of bimatoprost (0.03 %) and travoprost (0.004 %) in patients with primary open angle glaucoma

Chander A Kapoor H, Thomas S

Department of Ophthalmology, Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana - Punjab, India

intra ocular pressure, bimatoprost, travoprost

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Retinopathy in type 2 diabetic patients with microalbuminuria

Reddy SC1 Khin YM2 , Nurjahan MI3 , Ramli A4

1 Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, International Medical University Clinical School, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, International Medical University Clinical School, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia 3 Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, International Medical University Clinical School, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia 4 Klinik Kesihatan (government health clinic), Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

diabetis mellitus, microalbuminuria, retinopathy, peripheral neuropathy

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Short term results of intra-vitreal bevacizumab for the treatment of macular edema secondary to retinal vein occlusion

Thapa R Paudyal G

Vitreo-retinal Service, Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, Kathmandu, Nepal

bevacizumab, branch retinal vein occlusion, central retinal vein occlusion, macular edema

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Vitreo-retinal disorders at high altitude in Nepal

Thapa R1 Paudyal G1, Crandall AS2, Tabin G2

1Vitreo-retinal Unit, Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, Kathmandu, Nepal 2 Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, Salt lake City, Utah, USA

high altitude, vitreo-retinal disorders, age-related macular degeneration, dilated and tortuous retinal vessels, retinal vein occlusion, Nepal

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Pattern of blindness in a community based hospital of Nepal

Sharma R Marasini S, Nepal BP

Department of Ophthalmology, Dhulikhel Hospital, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal

amblyopia, blindness, corneal diseases, retinal diseases

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Agriculture related corneal injuries

Goel R1 Malik KPS2, Goel A3, Sharma N4, Aggarwal A5

1Maulana Azad Medical College, Guru Nanak Eye Center, New Delhi, 2Department of Ophthalmology, Subharti Medical College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, 3Department of Surgery, Army College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 4Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India 5National Institute of Statistics, ICMR, New Delhi, India

agriculture, farming, corneal injury, corneal blindness, prevention

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Prevalence of amblyopia and patterns of refractive error in the amblyopic children of a tertiary eye care center of Nepal

Sapkota K1 Pirouzian A2, Matta NS3

1Nepal Eye Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal. 2Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, University of California, Irvine, 118 Med Surg, Irvine, CA 92697. 3Family Eye Group, 2110 Harrisburg Pike Suite 215 Lancaster Pennsylvania, USA 17601 Abstract

anisometropic amblyopia, astigmatism, cycloplegic refraction

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Conjunctival impression cytology in computer users

Kumar S1 Bansal R2, Khare A2, Malik KPS1, Malik VK1, Jain K1, Jain C1

Departments of 1 Ophthalmology and 2Pathology, Subharti University, Meerut, India

conjunctival impression cytology, computer users, dry eye

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Study of aerobic bacterial conjunctival flora in patients with diabetes mellitus

Karimsab D1 Razak SK2

1Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hassan, Karnataka, India 2Resident in Microbiology, Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College, Davanagere, Karnataka, India

conjunctival floral pattern in diabetes, positive conjunctival culture

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Indications for destructive ocular surgeries in Nigeria

Monsudi KF1 Ayanniyi AA2, Balarabe AH1

1Department of Ophthalmology, Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kebbi, Nigeria. 2Department of Ophthalmology, College of Health Sciences, University of Abuja, Nigeria

evisceration, enucleation, exenteration, ocular infections, traditional eye medication

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Assessment of tear secretion and tear film instability in cases with pterygium and normal subjects

Roka N Shrestha S P ,Dr N D Joshi

Department of Ophthalmology , Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal

pterygium, dry eye, tear secretion, tear film instability, Schirmer’s test, tear break

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Comparison of the corneal curvatures obtained from three different keratometers

Ale Magar JB

Peninsula Eye Hospital, Moreton Eye Group, Queensland, Australia

keratometer, keratometry, corneal astigmatism, cataract surgery

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Evaluation of retinal nerve fiber layer thickness parameters in myopic population using scanning laser polarimetry (GDxVCC)

Dada T1 Aggarwal A1, Bali SJ2, Sharma A1, Shah BM1, Angmo D1, Panda A1

Dada T1, Aggarwal A1, Bali SJ2, Sharma A1, Shah BM1, Angmo D1, Panda A1 1 Glaucoma Facility, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India. 2 Vision Eye Institute, Chatswood, Australia.

myopia, retinal nerve fiber layer, scanning laser polarimetry

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Review Articles

Long term effects of anti-VEGF agents: patho-hysiological perspectives

Gupta M1 Gupta Y2, Phougat A2

1Department of Physiology, JN Medical College Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.India 2Institute of Ophthalmology, JN Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. India

VEGF, ranibizumab, revacizumab

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Case Reports

Traumatic scleral wound dehiscence with filtering bleb formation after surgical repair of penetrating globe injury

Ozkaya A Alkin Z, Acet Y, Yigit U

Beyoglu Eye Research and Education Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

filtering bleb, penetrating globe injury

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Ptosis: a rare presentation of ocular cysticercosis

Labh RK1 Sharma AK2

1Biratnagar Eye Hospital, Biratnagar 2BP Koirala Lion’s Center for Ophthalmic Studies, Kathmandu

ocular cysticercosis, ptosis, eye infection, Taenia solium

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Bilateral Sturge Weber Syndrome- a rare case report

Singh P Singh S

Department of Glaucoma Lumbini Eye Institute, Bhairahawa, Nepal

facial nevus, leptomeningeal angioma, glaucoma

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Bilateral retinoblastoma in early infancy

Saiju R Duwal S

Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, Kathmandu, Nepal

retinoblastoma, retinocytoma, phthisis bulbi

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Use of amniotic membrane and autologous serum eye drops in Mooren’s ulcer

Lavaju P1 Sharma M1, Sharma A2, Chettri S3

1 Departments of Ophthalmology and 3Obstetrics and Gynecology BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal 2 Biratnagar Eye Hospital, Biratnagar, Nepa

Mooren’s ulcer, amniotic membrane transplantation, autologous serum eye drops, peripheral corneal ulcer

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Lamellar ichthyosis presenting as bilateral spontaneous corneal perforation

Chaudhary M Shrestha GB, Keyal A

B.P. Koirala Lions Center for Ophthalmic Studies, TUTH, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal

lamellar ichthyosis, cornea, spontaneous perforation, ectropion

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Subfoveal triamcinolone acetonide following macular hole surgery

Jindal A Bhawdekar A, Pathengay A

GMRV Campus, Visakhapatnam, L V Prasad Eye Institutes, India

macular hole, sub-foveal triamcenolone

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Post LASIK progressive astigmatism in a child with partially accommodative esotropia

Suma G1 Mathur U2, Sethi S3, Arora P1, Garg J2

1Pediatric ophthalmology and strabismology services, Dr Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital, Daryaganj, New Delhi 2Cornea and refractive surgery services, Dr Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital, Daryaganj, New Delhi 3Department of Ophthalmology, BPS Government Medical College for Women, Sonepat, Haryana, India

keratorefractive surgery, partially accomodative esotropia, stereopsis, LASIK

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Monocanalicular repair using angiocatheter tube as a stent in a young patient in a rural setup

Tathe S Dhaytadak P

Department of Ophthalmology, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences and Rural Medical College, Loni, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India

canalicular reconstruction, angiocatheter tube

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Letter to Editor

Sutureless and glue free limbal conjunctival auto graft for primary pterygium surgery

Sharma MK

Additional Professor, Department of Ophthalmology BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

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Letter to Editor

Temporal sutureless vitrectomy in infectious scleritis with retinal detachment

Khanduja S Venkatesh P, Garg S, Sinha S

All India Institute of Medical Sciences , New Delhi, India

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