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A Case of Optic Nerve Atrophy with Severe Disc Cupping after Methanol Poisoning

Shin YW, Uhm KB

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2011 Apr;25(2):146-150.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2011.25.2.146
We report a rare case of optic nerve atrophy with severe disc cupping resulting from methanol poisoning. A 30-year-old man presented to the hospital complaining of decreased visual acuity in...
Surgical Correction of Hallermann-Streiff Syndrome: A Case Report of Esotropia, Entropion, and Blepharoptosis

Cho WK, Park JW, Park MR

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2011 Apr;25(2):142-145.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2011.25.2.142
We report a case of surgical treatment for Hallermann-Streiff syndrome in a patient with ocular manifestations of esotropia, entropion, and blepharoptosis. A 54-year-old man visited Yeouido St. Mary's Hospital complaining...
Supermaximal Recession and Resection in Large-Angle Sensory Exotropia

Chang JH, Kim HD, Lee JB, Han SH

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2011 Apr;25(2):139-141.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2011.25.2.139
In cases of extropia with an exodeviation angle over 50 prism diopter (PD), a 3- or 4-muscle surgery is a rational option. But, in patients with sensory exotropia, there is...
Strabismus and Poor Stereoacuity Associated with Kabuki Syndrome

Kim NG, Kim HJ, Hwang JM

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2011 Apr;25(2):136-138.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2011.25.2.136
Kabuki syndrome is characterized by long palpebral fissures, large ears, a depressed nasal tip, and skeletal anomalies associated with postnatal dwarfism and mental retardation. There have been few prior detailed...
Tectonic Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty in Impending Corneal Perforation Using Cryopreserved Cornea

Jang JH, Chang SD

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2011 Apr;25(2):132-135.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2011.25.2.132
We report a case of tectonic corneal transplantation for impending corneal perforation to preserve anatomic integrity using cryopreserved donor tissue. An 82-year-old woman exhibiting impending corneal perforation suffered from moderate...
A Case of Retained Graphite Anterior Chamber Foreign Body Masquerading as Stromal Keratitis

Han ER, Wee WR, Lee JH, Hyon JY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2011 Apr;25(2):128-131.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2011.25.2.128
We report a case of a retained graphite anterior chamber foreign body that was masquerading as stromal keratitis. A 28-year-old male visited with complaints of visual disturbance and hyperemia in...
A Comparison of 2-Octyl Cyanoacrylate Adhesives versus Conventional Suture Materials for Eyelid Wound Closure in Rabbits

Ahn HB, Shin DM, Roh MS, Jeung WJ, Park WC, Rho SH

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2011 Apr;25(2):121-127.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2011.25.2.121
PURPOSE: To evaluate the clinical efficacy and histopathological tolerance of 2-octyl cyanoacrylate versus conventional suture materials for eyelid wound closure in rabbits. METHODS: We performed an experimental study on 16 eyes...
The Clinical Characteristics of Optic Neuritis in Korean Children

Jo DH, Kim SJ, Chae JH, Yu YS

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2011 Apr;25(2):116-120.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2011.25.2.116
PURPOSE: To study the clinical characteristics of optic neuritis in Korean children. METHODS: A retrospective review of the medical charts of 20 patients who were diagnosed with optic neuritis before age...
Prevalence and Characteristics of Glaucoma among Korean Adults

Kim JH, Kang SY, Kim NR, Lee ES, Hong S, Seong GJ, Hong YJ, Kim CY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2011 Apr;25(2):110-115.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2011.25.2.110
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence and characteristics of glaucoma in the population of the rural Korean town, Sangju. METHODS: Residents of Sangju aged greater than...
Inter-Device Agreement of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness Measurements Using Spectral Domain Cirrus HD OCT

Hong S, Kim Y, Shim J, Kim CY, Seong GJ

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2011 Apr;25(2):105-109.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2011.25.2.105
PURPOSE: To assess the inter-device agreement of peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness measurements by 2 spectral domain Cirrus HD optical coherence tomography (OCT) devices in healthy Korean subjects. METHODS:...
Time-Lag between Subretinal Fluid and Pigment Epithelial Detachment Reduction after Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy Treatment

Chae JB, Lee JY, Yang SJ, Kim JG, Yoon YH

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2011 Apr;25(2):98-104.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2011.25.2.98
PURPOSE: The goal of the present research was to study post-treatment changes in polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) shown by optical coherence tomography (OCT). METHODS: The study included 12 patients with naive...
Factors Influencing the Visual Acuity of Chronic Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

Kim YY, Flaxel CJ

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2011 Apr;25(2):90-97.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2011.25.2.90
PURPOSE: To investigate correlated factors on final visual acuity in conjunction with fluorescein angiography (FA) and optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings of chronic central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR). METHODS: Twenty-four patients (36...
Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Cataract Surgery in Highly Myopic Koreans

Jeon S, Kim HS

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2011 Apr;25(2):84-89.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2011.25.2.84
PURPOSE: To evaluate the clinical characteristics and outcomes of cataract surgery in highly myopic Korean subjects. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 694 eyes of 694 patients who underwent...
Changes in Anterior Chamber Configuration after Cataract Surgery as Measured by Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography

Kim M, Park KH, Kim TW, Kim DM

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2011 Apr;25(2):77-83.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2011.25.2.77
PURPOSE: To evaluate the changes in anterior chamber depth (ACD) and angle width induced by phacoemulsification and intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in normal eyes using anterior segment optical coherence tomography...
Investigating the Relationship between Serum Interleukin-17 Levels and Systemic Immune-Mediated Disease in Patients with Dry Eye Syndrome

Oh JY, Kim MK, Choi HJ, Ko JH, Kang EJ, Lee HJ, Wee WR, Lee JH

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2011 Apr;25(2):73-76.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2011.25.2.73
PURPOSE: To investigate the association between dry eye syndrome (DE) and serum levels of interleukin (IL)-17 in patients with systemic immune-mediated diseases. METHODS: IL-17 and IL-23 levels were measured in the...

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