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A Case of Air-bag Associated Severe Ocular Injury

Kim JM, Kim KO, Kim YD, Choi GJ

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2004 Jun;18(1):84-88.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2004.18.1.84
Air-bags have received widespread support as an effective means of enhancing automotive safety, and they are becoming more common as standard automobile equipment on many cars. Although air-bag induced ocular...
An Atypical Case of Aicardi Syndrome with Favorable Outcome

Lee SW, Kim KS, Cho SM, Lee SJ

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2004 Jun;18(1):79-83.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2004.18.1.79
Aicardi syndrome is a severe congenital disorder characterized by infantile spasms, chorioretinal lacunae, and agenesis or hypogenesis of the corpus callosum. A 6 month old female had developed abnormal eye...
Clinical Features of Ocular Trauma in Emergency Department

Oum BS, Lee JS, Han YS

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2004 Jun;18(1):70-78.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2004.18.1.70
This study analyzed a hospital-based study to investigate the incidence and clinical features of ocular traumatic emergencies in Korea. Over a 6-year period, 1809 patients with ocular traumatic emergency each...
A Case of Atypical Progressive Outer Retinal Necrosis after Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

Woo SJ, Yu HG, Chung H

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2004 Jun;18(1):65-69.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2004.18.1.65
This is a report of an atypical case of progressive outer retinal necrosis (PORN) and the effect of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) on the clinical course of viral retinitis...
Clinical Characteristics and Surgical Outcomes of Pseudophakic and Aphakic Retinal Detachments

Jun BY, Shin JP, Kim SY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2004 Jun;18(1):58-64.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2004.18.1.58
We retrospectively evaluated the clinical characteristics and surgical outcomes of 20 pseudophakic retinal detachment (RD) patients (20 eyes) and 17 aphakic RD patients (17 eyes). Males were predominated in both...
Bilateral Spontaneous Dislocation of Intraocular Lenses within the Capsular Bag in a Retinitis Pigmentosa Patient

Lee HJ, Min SH, Kim TY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2004 Jun;18(1):52-57.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2004.18.1.52
A 45-year-old man with retinitis pigmentosa (RP), who had undergone uneventful extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE) in his right eye eight years previously, and phacoemulsification in his left eye six years...
Diplopia and Periorbital Mass Associated with Miragel Buckling Explant

Chung EJ, Oh HS, Lee SC, Kwon OW

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2004 Jun;18(1):47-51.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2004.18.1.47
A 28-year-old female presented with a palpable mass lesion on the superonasal aspect of her right globe and she had a progressive diplopia. She had a scleral encircling surgery with...
Spontaneous Regression of Neovascularization at the Disc in Diabetic Retinopathy

Han JR, Ju WK, Park IW

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2004 Jun;18(1):41-46.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2004.18.1.41
Neovascularization at the disc (NVD) is the most serious complication in diabetic retinopathy, and leads to vitreous hemorrhage and tractional retinal detachment. We report two cases of spontaneous regression of...
Long-term Effect of Plasmin on the Vitreolysis in Rabbit Eyes

Kim NJ, Yu HG, Yu YS, Chung H

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2004 Jun;18(1):35-40.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2004.18.1.35
The aim was to investigate the proteolytic activity of plasmin and its long-term complications. Plasmin was injected into the vitreous cavity of rabbits' eyes. Slit lamp biomicroscopy and electroretinography were...
The Efficacy of Multi-Zone Cross-Cylinder Method for Astigmatism Correction

Shin SJ, Lee HY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2004 Jun;18(1):29-34.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2004.18.1.29
The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of the multi-zone cross-cylinder method as compared with the single method for astigmatism correction using LASIK. This prospective study enrolled...
Effects of Hyaluronic Acid on the Polymorphonuclear Leukocyte (PMN) Release of Active Oxygen and Protection of Bovine Corneal Endothelial Cells from Activated PMNs

Lym HS, Suh Y, Park CK

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2004 Jun;18(1):23-28.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2004.18.1.23
The goal of this study was to evaluate the function of hyaluronic acid (HA) on the active oxygen release from polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNs) and the protective effect of bovine corneal...
Ganglion Cell Death in Rat Retinaby Persistent Intraocular Pressure Elevation

Kim DH, Kim HS, Ahn MD, Chun MH

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2004 Jun;18(1):15-22.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2004.18.1.15
Glaucoma is characterized by loss of retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) and their axons. Retrograde axoplasmic transport blockade and excitotoxicity were proposed to be a major cause of RGC apoptosis. We...
Ultrasound Biomicroscopic Changes after Laser Iridotomy or Trabeculectomy in Angle-closure Glaucoma

Yoon KC, Won LD, Cho HJ, Yang KJ

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2004 Jun;18(1):9-14.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2004.18.1.9
This study was performed to demonstrate the ultrasound, biomicroscopic and dimensional changes of angle structure after laser iridotomy (LI) and primary trabeculectomy (PT) in primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG). Angle-opening distance...
Ability of Scanning Laser Polarimetry (GDx) to Discriminate among Early Glaucomatous, Ocular Hypertensive and Normal Eyes in the Korean Population

Lee SY, Ha DW, Kook MS

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2004 Jun;18(1):1-8.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2004.18.1.1
We investigated the ability of the GDx-Nerve Fiber Analyzer (NFA) to discriminate between normal and early glaucomatous eyes among Korean individuals by reviewing the medical records of 217 consecutive subjects:...

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