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Horner's Syndrome and Contralateral Abducens Nerve Palsy Associated with Zoster Meningitis

Cho BJ, Kim JS, Hwang JM

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2013 Dec;27(6):474-477.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2013.27.6.474
A 55-year-old woman presented with diplopia following painful skin eruptions on the right upper extremity. On presentation, she was found to have 35 prism diopters of esotropia and an abduction...
Ophthalmic Artery Aneurysm: Potential Culprit of Central Retinal Artery Occlusion

Kim YW, Woo SJ, Ahn J, Park KH, Kwon OK

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2013 Dec;27(6):470-473.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2013.27.6.470
Central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is one of the most devastating ophthalmic emergencies, causing acute painless visual loss in the affected eye. We describe the first case of acute non-arteritic...
Frosted Branch Angiitis as Ocular Manifestation of Behcet's Disease: Unusual Case Report and Literature Review

Kwon SJ, Park DH, Shin JP

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2013 Dec;27(6):466-469.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2013.27.6.466
We report an unusual case of unilateral frosted branch angiitis associated with Behcet's disease, including a review of previously reported cases. A 39-year-old male with history of recurrent oral and...
Free-floating Vitreous Cyst in an Adult Male

Toklu Y, Raza S, Cakmak HB, Cagil N

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2013 Dec;27(6):463-465.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2013.27.6.463
A 50 year-old male patient was referred to our clinic due to a floating mass in the right eye. The uncorrected visual aquity was 10 / 10 in both eyes.The...
Self-inflicted Chronic Bacterial Keratoconjunctivitis Using Self Semen

Eom Y, Kim YH, Kim SH, Kim HM, Song JS

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2013 Dec;27(6):459-462.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2013.27.6.459
This case report describes a case of self-inflicted chronic bacterial keratoconjunctivitis involving the patient's own semen. A 20-year-old male soldier was referred to our clinic for the evaluation of refractory...
A Case of Korean Patient with Macular Corneal Dystrophy Associated with Novel Mutation in the CHST6 Gene

Lee YK, Chang DJ, Chung SK

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2013 Dec;27(6):454-458.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2013.27.6.454
To report a novel mutation within the CHST6 gene, as well as describe light and electron microscopic features of a case of macular corneal dystrophy. A 59-year old woman with...
In Vitro Effects of Preservative-free and Preserved Prostaglandin Analogs on Primary Cultured Human Conjunctival Fibroblast Cells

Kim EJ, Kim YH, Kang SH, Lee KW, Park YJ

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2013 Dec;27(6):446-453.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2013.27.6.446
PURPOSE: Long-term use of topical medication is needed for glaucoma treatment. One of the most commonly prescribed classes of hypotensive agents are prostaglandin analogs (PGs) used as both first-line monotherapy;...
Comparison between Glaucomatous and Non-glaucomatous Eyes with Unilateral Retinal Vein Occlusion in the Fellow Eye

Kim S, Sung KR, Joe SG, Kim JT, Lee DH, Lee JY, Kim JG

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2013 Dec;27(6):440-445.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2013.27.6.440
PURPOSE: To evaluate and compare the clinical and angiographic characteristics of retinal vein occlusion (RVO) in glaucomatous and non-glaucomatous eyes with unilateral RVO in the fellow eye. METHODS: Twenty-one glaucomatous eyes...
Comparison of Choroidal Thickness in Patients with Diabetes by Spectral-domain Optical Coherence Tomography

Lee HK, Lim JW, Shin MC

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2013 Dec;27(6):433-439.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2013.27.6.433
PURPOSE: To evaluate choroidal thickness in diabetes patients using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography. METHODS: We examined 203 eyes of 203 diabetic participants and 48 eyes of 48 healthy controls. The choroidal...
Anti-VEGF-refractory Exudative Age-related Macular Degeneration: Differential Response According to Features on Optical Coherence Tomography

Shin JY, Woo SJ, Ahn J, Park KH

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2013 Dec;27(6):425-432.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2013.27.6.425
PURPOSE: To describe optical coherence tomography (OCT) characteristics of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients refractory to intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) injections (ranibizumab, bevacizumab) and their responses to...
The Correlation between Angle Kappa and Ocular Biometry in Koreans

Choi SR, Kim US

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2013 Dec;27(6):421-424.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2013.27.6.421
PURPOSE: To investigate normative angle kappa data and to examine whether correlations exist between angle kappa and ocular biometric measurements (e.g., refractive error, axial length) and demographic features in Koreans. METHODS:...
The Pathologic Characteristics of Pingueculae on Autofluorescence Images

Kim TH, Chun YS, Kim JC

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2013 Dec;27(6):416-420.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2013.27.6.416
PURPOSE: To analyze the autofluorescence (AF) properties of pinguecula using cobalt-blue and yellow filters and to investigate the nature and pathogenesis of pingueculae using histochemical and immunohistochemical staining. METHODS: Fifty pingueculae...
Long-term Evaluation of Endothelial Cell Changes in Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy: The Influence of Phacoemulsification and Penetrating Keratoplasty

Kim YW, Kim MK, Wee WR

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2013 Dec;27(6):409-415.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2013.27.6.409
PURPOSE: To evaluate the natural course of the long-term endothelial cell changes in Fuchs corneal dystrophy (FCD) patients and investigate the effects of phacoemulsification on the annual rate of change...
The Efficacy of the Combined Procedure in Involutional Entropion Surgery: A Comparative Study

Serin D, Buttanri I, Karslioglu S, Sevim MS, Buttanri B, Akbaba M

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2013 Dec;27(6):405-408.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2013.27.6.405
PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy of the combined procedure in the management of involutional entropion. METHODS: In this study, we reviewed 45 eyes of 36 patients who underwent the combined procedure...
Prevalence and Risk Factors for Thyroid Eye Disease among Korean Dysthyroid Patients

Woo KI, Kim YD, Lee SY

  • Korean J Ophthalmol.
  • 2013 Dec;27(6):397-404.
  • doi: 10.3341/kjo.2013.27.6.397
PURPOSE: To determine the prevalence of thyroid eye disease among dysthyroid Korean patients and to analyze the relationship between demographic data, lifestyle risk factors, and status of thyroid disease and...

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