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Editing the Nepalese Journal of Ophthalmology: a voyage of five years

Badhu B1 Kadel T2

1BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan 2Institute of Medicine, Kathmandu Nepal

Corneal edema after phacoemulsification surgery in patients with type II diabetes mellitus

Shakya K Pokharel S, Karki KJD, Pradhananga C, Pokharel RP, Malla OK

Department of Ophthalmology, KMC Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu

diabetes mellitus, phacoemulsification surgery, corneal edema

Prevalence and determinants of xerophthalmia in rural children of Uttarpradesh, India

Agrawal VK1 Agrawal P1, Dharmendra2

1Department of Community Medicine, Rohilkhand Medical College, Bareilly, UP 2Sri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Health & Medical Sciences, Dehradun, India

Keratometric astigmatism evaluation after trabeculectomy

Kumari R Saha B C, Puri L R

Eastern Regional Eye Care Programme, Sagarmatha Choudhary Eye Hospital Lahan, Nepal

Indications for keratoplasty in Nepal: 2005 - 2010

Bajracharya L1 Gurung R1, DeMarchis EH2, Oliva M3, Ruit S1, Tabin G4

1Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, Gaushala , Kathmandu, Nepal 2Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA 3Department of Ophthalmology, Oregon Health Sciences, University, Portland, Oregon, USA 4John A Moran Eye Centre, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

keratoplasty, infectious keratitis, developing countries, corneal blindness

A comparative study of intraocular pressure measurement by three tonometers in normal subjects

Prabhakar SK Mahesh BS, Shanthamallappa M

JSS Medical College & Hospital MG Road, Mysore-570004, Karnataka, India

iCare tonometer, Keeler Pulsair tonometer, Goldmann applanation tonometer, Perkins tonometer, Intraocular pressure

A study on plasma homocysteine level in age-related macular degeneration

Ghosh S1 Saha M2, Das D3

1Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, B.S.Medical College, Bankura 2Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, R.G.Kar Medical College, Kolkata 3Associate Professor, Ophthalmology, Medinipur Medical College, Paschim Midnapur

Dry AMD, wet AMD, homocysteine

Optical coherence tomography in diabetic macular edema: patterns and related risk factors

Mohammadreza Ahmadpour-Baghdadabad Masoudreza Manaviat Ahmad Shojaoddiny-Ardekani

Yazd Diabetes Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran

optical coherence tomography, diabetic macular edema, OCT pattern, diabetic

Surgical outcomes of minimally invasive vitrectomy surgery in Eales’ disease

Khanduja S Gupta S, Sinha S, Venkatesh P, Vohra R, Garg S

Dr R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi India

Eales’ disease, retinal vasculitis, sutureless vitrectomy, 23 gauge vitrectomy, vitreous hemorrhage

Successful treatment of lower eyelid epiblepharon by injection of botulinum toxin A in patients under two years of age

Chen CY1 Nava-Castañeda A1,2

1Oculoplastics Department and 2Research Unit Institute of Ophthalmology Conde de Valenciana. Chimalpopoca 14, Colonia Obrera, Mexico City, Mexico, 06800

epiblepharon, botulinum toxin, lower eyelid

Retinoblastoma: geographic distribution and presentation at a tertiary eye care centre in Kathmandu, Nepal

Saiju R1 Moore G2, Shrestha U1, Shrestha MK1, Ruit S1

1Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, Kathmandu, Nepal 2New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA

Clinico-histopathology, geographic distribution of Nepal, retinoblastoma

Computer vision syndrome: a study of knowledge and practices in university students

Reddy SC1 Low CK2, Lim YP2, Low LL2, Mardina F2, Nursaleha MP2

1 Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, International Medical University Clinical School, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia 2 Phase II medical students, International Medical University Clinical School, Seremban Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

Computer vision syndrome, headache, eye strain, blurred vision

Prospective comparison of chilled versus room temperature saline irrigation in alcohol-assisted photorefractive keratectomy

Neuffer MC1 Khalifa YM2, Moshirfar M3, Mifflin MD3

1Department of Ophthalmology, Keesler Medical Center, 301 Fisher St, Biloxi, MS 39564 2University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 659 Rochester, New York 14642 3John A Moran Eye Center, 65 Mario Capecchi Dr, Salt Lake City Utah, UT 84132

photorefractive keratectomy, PRK, chilled saline, balanced salt solution, refractive surgery

Correlation of progression of diabetic retinopathy with the alterations in retrobulbar circulation

Sood S1 Narang S1, Kocchhar S2, Sarda S1, Aggarwal S1, Arya SK1

1Department of Ophthalmology 2Departments of Radiology Government Medical College & Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh, India

Retrobulbar arterial circulation, diabetic retinopathy, Color Doppler imaging

Retinal functional imager (RFI): Non-invasive functional imaging of the retina

Ganekal S

Nayana super specialty Eye Hospital and Research Center, JJM Medical College Davangere, Karnataka, India

Retinal functional imager, non-invasive retinal imaging

Central Retinal Arterial Occlusion (CRAO) after Phacoemulsification-A Rare Complication

Lamichhane G Gautam P

Lumbini Eye Institute, Shree Rana-Ambika Shah Eye Hospital,Bhairahawa, Nepal

Central retinal artery occlusion, peribulbar anesthesia, phacoemulsification

Ocular myocysticercosis: an unusual case of ptosis

Agrawal S Ranjan S, Mishra A

Santosh Medical College, Ghaziabad, India

Cysticercosis, levator palpebrae superioris, superior rectus

Traumatic avulsion and bilateral eye loss: report of two cases

Roka N1 Roka YB2, Acharya R3

1Department of Ophthalmology, 2Neurosurgery and 3Head and Neck Surgery Neuro Hospital, Biratnagar-13, Nepal

bear bite, bilateral globe avulsion, face, fracture, injury

Impacted iron nail in the orbit and maxillary sinus through acorneo-scleral perforation: a case report

Kharel Sitaula R1 Gautam V1, KC Krishna2, Shah D N1

1Department of Ophthalmology, BP Koirala Lions Centre for Ophthalmic Studies,2Department of Dentistry Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu,Nepal.

foreign body, perforation, trauma

A rare case of a solitary intraocular neurofibroma

Chawla U Khurana AK, Anand N, Jain P

Pt BD Sharma PGIMS Rohtak, India

Neurofibromatosis, solitary neurofibroma

Letter to the editor

Viroj Wiwanitkit

Conjunctival impression cytology

Sapkota K

Nepal Eye Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Calcium carbide related ocular burn injuries during mango ripening season of West Bengal, eastern India

Bandyopadhyay S1 Saha M1, Biswas S1, Ranjan A2, Naskar AK1, Bandyopadhyay L3

1RG Kar Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata-4. India2R.I.O Kolkata, India3ESI(SD), Parasat, Kolkata, India

calcium carbide, ethylene, ocular burn, West Bengal, India