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Multiple Myeloma Manifesting as a Fluctuating Sixth Nerve Palsy

Na JH, Park SH, Shin SY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):232-233.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.232
We report a case of multiple myeloma that presented as a fluctuating sixth cranial nerve palsy in the absence of widespread signs of systemic disease. A 63-year-old woman presented with...
Acute Comitant Esotropia in a Child With a Cerebellar Tumor

Lee JM, Kim SH, Lee JI, Ryou JY, Kim SY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):228-231.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.228
We report a case of acute comitant esotropia in a child with a cerebellar tumor. A 3-year-old boy was referred for management of a 9 month history of acute acquired...
Clinico-Radiologic Findings of Entrapped Inferior Oblique Muscle in a Fracture of the Orbital Floor

Kim S, Kim TK, Kim SH

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):224-227.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.224
A 51-year old man presented with vertical and torsional diplopia after reduction of a blowout fracture at another hospital one year ago. He had no anormalies of head position and...
Kimura's Disease Involving the Ipsilateral Face and Extraocular Muscles

Lee SJ, Song JH, Kim SD

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):219-223.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.219
Kimura's disease (KD) is a rare, chronic inflammatory disorder, which is characterized by tumor-like masses mainly located in the head and neck region. Extraocular muscle involvement in KD is uncommon....
Intravitreal Bevacizumab for the Treatment of Neovascular Glaucoma Associated With Central Retinal Artery Occlusion

Sagong M, Kim J, Chang W

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):215-218.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.215
We report three cases of neovascular glaucoma secondary to central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) which were effectively managed with intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) followed by panretinal photocoagulation (PRP). Neovascular glaucoma without...
A Case of Primary Intraocular Lymphoma Treated by Intravitreal Methotrexate

Kim E, Kim C, Lee J, Cho Y

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):210-214.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.210
A 40-year-old female visited our clinic for visual disturbance of the right eye, in which a few creamy-yellow retinal lesions and visual field constrictions were noted. She had been treated...
A Case of Accidental Macular Injury by Nd: YAG Laser and Subsequent 6 Year Follow-Up

Park DH, Kim IT

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):207-209.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.207
Here, we report the case of a patient who sustained Nd: YAG laser macular injury with subsequent 6 year follow-up evaluation. A 23-year-old female was accidentally exposed to a Q-switched...
Management of Dermoid Tumor in the Medial Canthal Area

Kim NJ, Choung HK, Khwarg SI

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):204-206.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.204
Dermoid tumors in the medial canthal area are rare, but when present they commonly adhere to the lacrimal canaliculi. Three patients presented with a mass in the medial canthal area....
Reunion of the Rabbit Superior Oblique Tendon After Weakening Procedures

Kang DW, Oh JH, Chun BY, Kwon JY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):198-203.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.198
PURPOSE: To investigate the degree of reunion in rabbit eyes of the superior oblique tendon after several surgical weakening procedures. METHODS: A total of 32 rabbits (64 eyes) were used...
C-reactive Protein and Lipid Profiles in Korean Patients With Normal Tension Glaucoma

Choi J, Joe SG, Seong M, Choi JY, Sung KR, Kook MS

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):193-197.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.193
PURPOSE: To compare high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) levels and lipid profiles between Korean normal tension glaucoma (NTG) patients and healthy controls. METHODS: This cross-sectional study included 38 Korean patients with...
Concentration of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor After Intracameral Bevacizumab Injection in Eyes With Neovascular Glaucoma

Lim TH, Bae SH, Cho YJ, Lee JH, Kim HK, Sohn YH

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):188-192.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.188
PURPOSE: To study the concentration of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in the aqueous humor before and after intracameral injection of bevacizumab in eyes with neovascular glaucoma, and to detect...
A Cadaveric Anatomical Study of the Levator Aponeurosis and Whitnall's Ligament

Lim HW, Paik DJ, Lee YJ

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):183-187.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.183
PURPOSE: To identify the anatomy of the levator aponeurosis (LA) and Whitnall's ligament (WL) in Korean subjects using cadavers. METHODS: Orbital exenteration was performed in ten cadavers (20 eyeballs) that...
Structural and Functional Relationships in Glaucoma Using Standard Automated Perimetry and the Humphrey Matrix

Park SB, Nam YP, Sung KR, Kook MS

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):176-182.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.176
PURPOSE: To evaluate and compare correlations between structural and functional loss in glaucoma as assessed by optical coherence tomography (OCT), scanning laser polarimetry (GDx VCC, as this was the model...
Scanning Laser Polarimetry and Optical Coherence Tomography for Detection of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Defects

Oh JH, Kim YY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):169-175.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.169
PURPOSE: To compare the ability of scanning laser polarimetry with variable corneal compensation (GDx-VCC) and Stratus optical coherence tomography (OCT) to detect photographic retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) defects. METHODS:...
Assessment of Functional Vision Score and Vision-Specific Quality of Life in Individuals With Retinitis Pigmentosa

Seo JH, Yu HG, Lee BJ

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):164-168.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.164
PURPOSE: To determine the relationship between the American Medical Association's (AMA) functional vision score (FVS) and vision-specific quality of life in retinitis pigmentosa (RP) patients using the National Eye Institute's...
Results of Extensive Surgical Treatment of Seven Consecutive Cases of Postoperative Fungal Endophthalmitis

Yang YS

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):159-163.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.159
PURPOSE: Postoperative endophthalmitis is a dreaded outcome of any intraocular surgery. Fungal endophthalmitis is a particularly severe complication that poses a significant threat of blindness. We experienced seven consecutive cases...
Comparison of Photocoagulation With Combined Intravitreal Triamcinolone for Diabetic Macular Edema

Lee HY, Lee SY, Park JS

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):153-158.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.153
PURPOSE: To compare the efficacy between macular laser grid (MLG) photocoagulation and MLG plus intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA; MLG+IVTA) therapy in diabetic macular edema (DME) patients. METHODS: A prospective, randomized,...
Unilateral Scleral Fixation of Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lenses in Pediatric Complicated Traumatic Cataracts

Hyun DW, Lee TG, Cho SW

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):148-152.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.148
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the visual outcomes and complications of unilateral scleral fixation of posterior chamber intraocular lenses (SF-PCIOLs) in pediatric complicated traumatic cataracts without...
Cataract and Refractive Surgery in ; a Survey of KSCRS Members From 1995~2006

Yoon SC, Jung JW, Sohn HJ, Shyn KH

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):142-147.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.142
PURPOSE: This purpose of this report was to study trends in cataract and refractive surgeries conducted during the past twelve years and to compare results to previous reports from the...
Double-Blind, Randomized, Comparative Study of Meditoxin(R) Versus Botox(R) in the Treatment of Essential Blepharospasm

Yoon JS, Kim JC, Lee SY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2009 Sep;23(3):137-141.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2009.23.3.137
PURPOSE: To compare the efficacies and safeties of Meditoxin(R) (Medy-Tox, Korea) and Botox(R) in the treatment of essential blepharospasm. METHODS: We performed a double-blind, randomized, comparative trial comparing Meditoxin(R) and...

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