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Palpebral myiasis

Jun BK, Shin JC, Woog JJ

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 1999 Dec;13(2):138-140.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.1999.13.2.138
Myiasis is most prevalent in Mexico, central and south America, tropical Africa, and the southwestern United States. Although dermal myiasis is rare in most of the United States, it is...
Phakomatous choristoma of the eyelid

Shin HM, Song HG, Choi MY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 1999 Dec;13(2):133-37.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.1999.13.2.133
This article describes the first report of phakomatous choristoma of the eyelid in Korea. A six-month-old boy underwent excision of a congenital inferonasal orbital mass arising from the left lower...
Orbitocranial injury caused by wood

Lee JS, Lee JE, Oum BS, Cha SH

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 1999 Dec;13(2):128-132.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.1999.13.2.128
A rare case of a patient with orbitocranial injury by a wooden foreign body is reported. Penetrating periorbital wound by a wooden stick with entry site at the right upper...
Reoperation in acquired involutional ptosis

Jeong S, Lemke BN, Dortzbach

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 1999 Dec;13(2):125-127.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.1999.13.2.125
Postoperative upper lid asymmetry is a common problem following ptosis surgery. Recently we performed multiple ptosis operative procedures to correct lid asymmetry in the management of a patient with bilateral...
A case of optic neuropathy treated by percutaneous trans-coronary angiography

Chu YK, Lew H, Lee SY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 1999 Dec;13(2):120-124.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.1999.13.2.120
There are many risk factors involved in the development of ischemic optic neuropathy such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension, arteriosclerosis, and vascular incompetence. Therefore, the treatment of ischemic optic neuropathy should...
A case of presumed ocular toxocariasis in a 28-year old woman

Park SP, Huh S, Magnaval J, Park I

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 1999 Dec;13(2):115-119.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.1999.13.2.115
This is a case of presumed ocular toxocariasis in a 28-year old woman complaining of a sudden onset of nasal side field defect of the right eye. The patient had...
Central retinal vein occlusion combined with cilioretinal artery occlusion

Kim IT, Lee WY, Choi YJ

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 1999 Dec;13(2):110-114.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.1999.13.2.110
A healthy 65-year-old man with sudden profound visual loss in his right eye presented with clinical signs of central retinal venous occlusion and retinal whitening, indicative of a cilioretinal arterial...
Two cases of late postoperative capsular block syndrome

Heo JY, Ahn MD, Joo CK

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 1999 Dec;13(2):105-109.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.1999.13.2.105
Two cases of late postoperative capsular block syndrome that occurred 4 and 8.5 years, respectively, were encountered. One case underwent phacoemulsification after continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis in his left eye. The...
Fluorescein angiographic features of choroidal insufficiency in anterior ischemic optic neuropathy

Shin SY, Kim DS, Ko MK

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 1999 Dec;13(2):100-104.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.1999.13.2.100
Anterior ischemic optic neuropathy(AION) is known to be caused by circulatory disturbance in the anterior optic nerve(AON). Because the AON shares blood supply from the paraoptic short posterior ciliary artery...
Wide-angle fluorescein angiographic scanning with high resolution using a scanning laser ophthalmoscope through a mirror image fixation target

Yang YS, Koh SI, Kim JD, Jeong DM

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 1999 Dec;13(2):92-99.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.1999.13.2.92
Internal and moving targets of scanning laser ophthalmoscopes are not capable of observing the fundus beyond a field of more than 80 degrees with high resolution. The authors enabled wide-angle...
Midterm follow-up of necrotic bleb excision and advancement of the fornical conjunctiva

Hyung SM, Ahn DG

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 1999 Dec;13(2):85-91.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.1999.13.2.85
Mitomycin C has improved the success rate of glaucoma filtering surgery in patients at high risk for surgical failure. However chronic hypotony is marked by decreased vision and a late-onset...
The efficacy of 0.2% brimonidine for preventing intraocular pressure rise following argon laser trabeculoplasty

Ma YR, Lee BH, Yang KJ, Park YG

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 1999 Dec;13(2):78-84.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.1999.13.2.78
Brimonidine tartrate of 0.5% was identified as the most effective and safe dose for acute intraocular pressure (IOP) lowering. The efficacy of brimonidine tartrate 0.2% in preventing IOP elevation after...
Effect of FK 506 on the cornea: use of topical FK 506 in corneal transplantation in a guinea pig-rat model

Tchah H, Lim B

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 1999 Dec;13(2):71-77.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.1999.13.2.71
To evaluate the effect of different concentrations 0.03%, 0.1% and 0.3% of FK 506 on xenograft corneal rejection, guinea pig corneas were transplanted into rats. FK 506 was then applied...
Experimental preretinal neovascularization by laser-induced thrombosis in albino rats

Kang SG, Chung H, Hyon JY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 1999 Dec;13(2):65-70.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.1999.13.2.65
The primary objective of this study was to develop a simple experimental model of angiogenesis by photodynamic thrombosis of the retinal veins in Sprague-Dawley rats. After a tail vein injection...
Stimulation of macrophage function by interphotoreceptor retinoid-binding protein: production of nitric oxide

Bae SR

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 1999 Dec;13(2):57-64.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.1999.13.2.57
In this study, we investigated whether retinal soluble proteins, such as interphotoreceptor retinoid-binding protein(IRBP), play a role in the induction of nitric oxide by macrophages in vitro. Cells from the...

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