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Congenital Glaucoma from Sturge-Weber Syndrome: A Modified Surgical Approach

Yuen NS, Wong IY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2012 Dec;26(6):481-484.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2012.26.6.481
Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) is a rare congenital neurocutaneous disorder that causes congenital glaucoma. Previous experiences have shown that drainage procedures are often required to control associated glaucoma. The conventional surgical...
Photodynamic Therapy Combined with Intravitreal Bevacizumab in a Patient with Choroidal Neovascularization Secondary to Choroidal Osteoma

Jang JH, Kim KH, Lee SJ, Park JM

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2012 Dec;26(6):478-480.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2012.26.6.478
Choroidal osteoma is a benign ossified tumor that is found predominantly in healthy young women during their second and third decades of life. The lesions are white-to-cream or orange in...
Optic Disc Atrophy in Patient with Posner-Schlossman Syndrome

Kim TH, Kim JL, Kee C

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2012 Dec;26(6):473-477.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2012.26.6.473
A 32-year-old man with blurred vision in the right eye and headache presented with anterior uveitis, an intraocular pressure (IOP) of 60 mmHg, an open angle, no visual field defects,...
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy in a Patient with Churg-Strauss Syndrome

Lee JE, Lee SU, Kim SY, Jang TW, Lee SJ

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2012 Dec;26(6):469-472.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2012.26.6.469
We describe a patient with Churg-Strauss syndrome who developed unilateral anterior ischemic optic neuropathy. A 54-year-old man with a history of bronchial asthma, allergic rhinitis, and sinusitis presented with sudden...
Phialemonium obovatum Keratitis after Penetration Injury of the Cornea

Hong KH, Ryoo NH, Chang SD

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2012 Dec;26(6):465-468.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2012.26.6.465
Phialemonium keratitis is a very rare case and we encountered a case of keratitis caused by Phialemonium obovatum (P. obovatum) after penetrating injury to the cornea. This is the first...
An Atypical Case of Lacrimal Sac Fistula Located on the Temporal Side of the Lateral Canthus

Kim GN, Huh HD, Park JM, Seo SW

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2012 Dec;26(6):462-464.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2012.26.6.462
We report a case of congenital lacrimal sac fistula located on the temporal side of the lateral canthus. A systemically healthy 1-year-old girl came to the outpatient clinic with a...
Triamcinolone Acetonide Prevents Enhancement of Hypoxia-induced Neuronal and Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthases in the Retinas of Rats with Oxygen-induced Retinopathy

Kim SJ, Chung IY, Choi WS, Kim YH, Yoo JM

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2012 Dec;26(6):455-461.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2012.26.6.455
PURPOSE: We investigated whether oxygen-induced retinopathy (OIR) results in changes in the protein expression of neuronal and inducible nitric oxide synthases (nNOS and iNOS, respectively) in rat model of OIR....
Refractive Errors and Strabismus in Down's Syndrome in Korea

Han DH, Kim KH, Paik HJ

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2012 Dec;26(6):451-454.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2012.26.6.451
PURPOSE: The aims of this study were to examine the distribution of refractive errors and clinical characteristics of strabismus in Korean patients with Down's syndrome. METHODS: A total of 41 Korean...
Postoperative Stabilization of the Strabismic Angle in Intermittent Exotropia

Kwon J, Kim SH, Cho YA

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2012 Dec;26(6):446-450.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2012.26.6.446
PURPOSE: To analyze the postoperative strabismic angle for five years or more and to investigate when the angle stabilized in intermittent exotropia. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the clinical records of 89...
Astigmatic Changes after Horizontal Rectus Muscle Surgery in Intermittent Exotropia

Hong SW, Kang NY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2012 Dec;26(6):438-445.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2012.26.6.438
PURPOSE: To evaluate the changes of refractive astigmatism after horizontal rectus muscle surgery in intermittent exotropic children. METHODS: Sixty-nine exotropic patients were retrospectively reviewed. Of those, 35 patients received unilateral lateral...
Clinical Outcomes after Combined Ahmed Glaucoma Valve Implantation and Penetrating Keratoplasty or Pars Plana Vitrectomy

Lee JY, Sung KR, Tchah HW, Yoon YH, Kim JG, Kim MJ, Kim JY, Yun SC, Lee JY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2012 Dec;26(6):432-437.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2012.26.6.432
PURPOSE: To evaluate whether a combination of penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) or pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) and Ahmed glaucoma valve (AGV) implantation affords a level of success similar to that of...
Ultrawide-field Fluorescein Angiography for Evaluation of Diabetic Retinopathy

Kong M, Lee MY, Ham DI

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2012 Dec;26(6):428-431.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2012.26.6.428
PURPOSE: To investigate the advantages of ultrawide-field fluorescein angiography (FA) over the standard fundus examination in the evaluation of diabetic retinopathy (DR). METHODS: Ultrawide-field FAs were obtained in 118 eyes of...
Association between Exudative Age-related Macular Degeneration and the G6721T Polymorphism of XRCC7 in Outdoor Subjects

Saadat I, Vakili-Ghartavol R, Farvardin-Jahromi M, Saadat M

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2012 Dec;26(6):423-427.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2012.26.6.423
PURPOSE: To investigate whether the G6721T polymorphism (rs.7003908) of the non-homologous end-joining DNA repair XRCC7 gene contributes to the development of exudative age-related macular degeneration (ARMD). METHODS: The present case-control study...
Pharmacogenetic Influence of LOC387715/HTRA1 on the Efficacy of Bevacizumab Treatment for Age-Related Macular Degeneration in a Korean Population

Kang HK, Yoon MH, Lee DH, Chin HS

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2012 Dec;26(6):414-422.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2012.26.6.414
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine the pharmacogenetic effects of complement factor H (CFH) Y402H, LOC387715 and high-temperature requirement factor A1 (HTRA1) genotypes on the treatment of...
A Comparative Study of the Effect of Fibrin Glue versus Sutures on Clinical Outcome in Patients Undergoing Pterygium Excision and Conjunctival Autografts

Cha DM, Kim KH, Choi HJ, Kim MK, Wee WR

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2012 Dec;26(6):407-413.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2012.26.6.407
PURPOSE: To compare the effect of using fibrin glue or 10-0 nylon sutures on the clinical outcome of patients undergoing pterygium excision and conjunctival autografting. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the medical...

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