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A Case of Pseudo-Duane's Retraction Syndrome With Old Medial Orbital Wall Fracture

Lee SH, Lee JH, Lee SY, Kim SY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):329-331.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.329
We report a case of pseudo-Duane's retraction syndrome with entrapment of the medial rectus muscle in an old medial orbital wall fracture presenting identical clinical symptoms as Duane's retraction syndrome....
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Manifesting as Acute Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease

Yang HK, Yu HG

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):325-328.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.325
We describe a case of bilateral exudative retinal detachment associated with prodromal symptoms simulating the presentation of acute Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease that was eventually diagnosed as acute lymphoblastic leukemia. A 42-year-old...
Bilateral Endophthalmitis as the Initial Presentation of Bacterial Meningitis

Kim SJ, Seo SW, Park JM, Chung IY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):321-324.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.321
To report a case of bilateral endophthalmitis as the initial presentation of bacterial meningitis in a young, immunocompetent Korean patient. A 35-year-old female with a one day history of bilateral...
Valsalva Retinopathy Associated With an Oratorical Contest

Kim JY, Lee DH, Lee JH, Yoon IN

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):318-320.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.318
A 17-year-old man presented to us with a chief complaint of decreased visual acuity accompanied by central scotoma. There was nothing unusual in his medical history other than a recent...
Treatment of Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion With Transluminal Nd:YAG Laser Embolysis

Lim JY, Lee JY, Chung HW, Yoon YH, Kim JG

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):315-317.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.315
The purpose of this paper was to report a successful treatment of transluminal Nd:YAG laser embolysis (NYE) for branch retinal artery occlusion (BRAO) with visible emboli. Two patients with acute,...
A Case of Retinal Detachment in Colobomatous Macrophthalmos With Microcornea Syndrome

Seung HK, Kim HK, Nam WH

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):312-314.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.312
We report a rare case of retinal detachment in colobomatous macrophthalmos with microcornea syndrome. A 25-year-old female who had suffered from poor vision in her left eye since early childhood...
Refractive Change Caused Silicone Oil Adhesion to the Intraocular Lens Following Nd:YAG Posterior Capsulotomy

Lee DH, Rah SH, Yoon IN

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):309-311.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.309
A 32-year-old female who had undergone the silicone oil removal procedure presented with visual disturbance in her left eye. Several months previous, she had cataract surgery in a private clinic,...
Seborrheic Keratosis of the Conjunctiva: A Case Report

Kim JH, Bae HW, Lee KK, Kim TI, Kim EK

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):306-308.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.306
Seborrheic keratosis is a benign epithelial neoplasia that occurs mainly in the skin of the eyelids and face. We describe a case of seborrheic keratosis of the conjunctiva confirmed by...
Trichilemmal Carcinoma of the Upper Eyelid: A Case Report

Lee JH, Shin YW, Oh YH, Lee YJ

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):301-305.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.301
We report a very rare case of trichilemmal carcinoma (TLC) involving the upper eyelid. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of trichilemmal carcinoma of the...
A Study of the Vascular Network of the Iris Using Flat Preparation

Song Y, Song YJ, Ko MK

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):296-300.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.296
PURPOSE: This study was performed to examine the vascular network of the human iris using flat preparation. METHODS: The ciliary body-iris structures were separated from human eyeballs, and a portion...
A Pharmacologic Pupillary Test in the Diagnosis of Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy

Kwon HJ, Kim HY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):291-295.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.291
PURPOSE: To screen for diabetic autonomic neuropathy of the pupil using 0.5% apraclonidine and 0.1% pilocarpine and to evaluate the early diagnostic value of this pharmacologic pupillary test by assessing...
Prognostic Factors for the Success of Laser Iridotomy for Acute Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma

Lee JW, Lee JH, Lee KW

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):286-290.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.286
PURPOSE: To identify the prognostic factors for successful laser iridotomy for acute angle-closure glaucoma (AACG). METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 77 eyes of 77 patients with AACG...
Effect of Excision of Avascular Bleb and Advancement of Adjacent Conjunctiva for Treatment of Hypotony

Lee K, Hyung S

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):281-285.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.281
PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy of excision of avascular bleb and advancement of adjacent conjunctiva (EBAC) for treatment of hypotony after trabeculectomy with mitomycin C (MMC). METHODS: Fifteen patients (17...
Comparison of the Stability of Postoperative Alignment in Sensory Exotropia: Adjustable Versus Non-Adjustable Surgery

Park YC, Chun BY, Kwon JY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):277-280.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.277
PURPOSE: To compare the success rates and stabilities of postoperative alignment between adjustable and the non-adjustable surgeries in the treatment of sensory exotropia. METHODS: A retrospective analysis was performed on...
Analgesic Effects of Tramadol During Panretinal Photocoagulation

Ko BW, Shim JH, Lee BR, Cho HY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):273-276.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.273
PURPOSE: To evaluate the effectiveness of tramadol for the reduction of pain in panretinal photocoagulation (PRP). METHODS: A double-masked randomized controlled study was performed. Fifty-eight eyes in 29 patients with...
Effects of an Intravitreal Bevacizumab Injection Combined With Panretinal Photocoagulation on High-Risk Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

Shin YW, Lee YJ, Lee BR, Cho HY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):266-272.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.266
PURPOSE: To investigate the short-term effects of panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) combined with an intravitreal injection of Avastin(R) (bevacizumab) as an adjuvant to high-risk proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR). METHODS: The data...
Comparison Between Intravitreal Bevacizumab and Triamcinolone for Macular Edema Secondary to Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

Kim JY, Park SP

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):259-265.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.259
PURPOSE: To compare the effects of intravitreal bevacizumab to those of triamcinolone acetonide injection for the treatment of macular edema secondary to branch retinal vein occlusion. METHODS: This retrospective study...
The Efficacy of Fluid-Gas Exchange for the Treatment of Postvitrectomy Retinal Detachment

Jang JH, Kim YC, Kim KS

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):253-258.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.253
PURPOSE: This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of fluid-gas exchange for the treatment of postvitrectomy retinal detachment. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the records of 33 consecutive patients (35...
The Clinical Course of the Idiopathic Epiretinal Membrane After Surgery

Kwon SI, Ko SJ, Park IW

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):249-252.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.249
PURPOSE: To evaluate the clinical course of visual acuity and foveal thickness in the idiopathic epiretinal membrane (ERM) after a vitrectomy with the use of triamcinolone. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed...
Perioperative Modulating Factors on Astigmatism in Sutured Cataract Surgery

Cho YK, Kim MS

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Dec;23(4):240-248.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.4.240
PURPOSE: To evaluate the factors that affect postoperative astigmatism and post-suture removal astigmatism, and to evaluate the risk factors associated with astigmatism axis shift. METHODS: We performed a retrospective chart...

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