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The usefulness of Vistech and FACT contrast sensitivity charts for cataract and refractive surgery outcomes research
(BMJ Publishing Group - http://bjo.bmjjournals.com/, 2004-01)
AIM: To investigate the repeatability and sensitivity of two commonly used sine wave patch charts for contrast sensitivity (CS) measurement in cataract and refractive surgery outcomes. METHODS: The Vistech CS chart and its ...
Comparison of autologous serum eye drops with conventional therapy in a randomised controlled crossover trial for ocular surface disease
(BMJ Publishing Group - http://bjo.bmjjournals.com/, 2004-05)
AIMS: To evaluate the efficacy of 50% autologous serum drops against conventional treatment in ocular surface disorders refractory to normal treatments in a prospective randomised crossover trial. METHOD: Patients fulfilling ...
Influence of format on in vitro penetration of antibody fragments through porcine cornea
(BMJ Publishing Group - http://bjo.bmjjournals.com/, 2005-09)
AIM: Antibody fragments, appropriately formulated, can penetrate through the ocular surface and thus have potential as therapeutic agents. The aim was to investigate the influence of protein fragment format on the kinetics ...
Assessment of surgically induced astigmatism: toward an international standard. [comment.] [Post print]
Letter that recommends minimun data sets to be reported in studies of the changes in astigmatism brought about by surgery.
Influence of advanced recipient and donor age on the outcome of corneal transplantation. Australian Corneal Graft Registry.
(BMJ Publishing Group - http://bjo.bmjjournals.com/, 1997-10)
AIMS: The aims of this study were to examine the influence of advanced recipient and donor age on the long term outcome of corneal transplantation. METHODS: Records of 1036 penetrating corneal grafts in recipients aged > ...
Assessment of surgically induced astigmatism: toward an international standard II [comment.] [Post print]
Letter in response to Holladay JT, Dudega DR, Koch DD "Evaluating and reporting astigmatism for individual and aggregate data", Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 1998, vol 24, 57-65
Refractive error changes in cortical, nuclear, and posterior subcapsular cataracts
(BMJ Publishing Group - http://bjo.bmjjournals.com/, 2003-08)
AIMS: To determine the effect of the three main morphological types of cataract on refractive error. METHODS: Data were prospectively collected from 77 subjects (age 67 (SD 8) years) with one morphological type of cataract. ...
Corneal graft rejection occurs despite Fas ligand expression and apoptosis of infiltrating cells
(BMJ Publishing Group - http://bjo.bmjjournals.com/, 2005-05)
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Constitutive expression of Fas ligand (CD95L) protects the eye against cell mediated immune responses by inducing apoptosis in infiltrating Fas bearing T cells. This study was designed to examine Fas ligand ...
Orbscan mapping in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome [Post print]
A candidate for refractive surgery presented with classic (type I) Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS). Clinical examination revealed blue sclera, limbus-to-limbus corneal thinning, myopia, and astigmatism. Orbscan (Bausch & ...
Patient-centred measurement in ophthalmology - a paradigm shift
(BioMed Central - http://www.biomedcentral.com, 2006-06)
Ophthalmologists and researchers in ophthalmology understand what a rapidly evolving field ophthalmology is, and that to conduct good research it is essential to use the latest and best methods. In outcomes research, one ...