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23:16 EST 22nd January 2020 | BioPortfolio

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Showing PubMed Articles 1–25 of 221 from Eye & contact lens

Biological Mechanisms of Atropine Control of Myopia.

Myopia is a global problem that is increasing at an epidemic rate in the world. Although the refractive error can be corrected easily, myopes, particularly those with high myopia, are susceptible to potentially blinding eye diseases later in life. Despite a plethora of myopia research, the molecular/cellular mechanisms underlying the development of myopia are not well understood, preventing the search for the most effective pharmacological control. Consequently, several approaches to slowing down myopia pro...

Is It Possible to Predict Progression of Childhood Myopia Using Short-Term Axial Change After Orthokeratology?

To investigate changes in axial length in children undergoing orthokeratology (OK) and evaluate short-term axial change in predicting post-OK myopia progression.

Impact of Changes in the Optical Density of Postlens Fluid on the Clinical Performance of Miniscleral Lenses.

To determine the impact of optical density changes in postlens fluid on clinical performance and to quantify these changes over time during miniscleral lens wear.

The Impact of Bilateral Subepithelial Corneal Infiltrates on Tear Film After Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis.

To evaluate the effect of corneal subepithelial infiltrates (SEIs) on tear film function and best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) after persistent epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) and to compare the findings with controls.

Epipremnum aureum Keratopathy: Case Report and Review of the Literature.

To report a novel case of Epipremnum aureum toxicity masquerading as bilateral infectious keratitis and review the literature on ocular manifestations of Epipremnum exposure.

Effect of Eyelid Treatments on Bacterial Load and Lipase Activity in Relation to Contact Lens Discomfort.

To evaluate the effect of microblepharon exfoliation on the number of eyelid bacteria and their lipase activity and the relationship of these to contact lens discomfort.

Outcomes of Scleral Contact Lens Use in Veteran Population.

To document outcomes associated with use of scleral contact lenses (SL) in the veteran population and analyze the medical and demographic factors that affect these outcomes, specifically those involved in contact lens discontinuation.

Prevalence of Ocular Surface Disease and Corneal Irregularity and Outcomes in Patients Using Therapeutic Scleral Lenses at a Tertiary Care Center.

To describe indications for scleral contact lens (ScCL) evaluation, previous treatments, and outcomes of patients prescribed ScCL at a tertiary referral center.

Biomarkers in Tears and Ocular Surface: A Window for Neurodegenerative Diseases.

The purpose of this review is to briefly outline current scientific evidence on the potential role of tear analysis and ocular surface evaluation in diagnosis and monitoring of neurodegenerative diseases, especially Alzheimer disease, Parkinson disease, and glaucoma.

Comparison of Biomicroscopy and Light Microscopy Findings in Demodex Diagnosis in Patients With Chronic Blepharitis.

We aimed to compare the results of biomicroscopic examination and light microscopy in the diagnosis of Demodex infestation in chronic blepharitis cases.

Clinical Findings and Ocular Symptoms Over 1 Year in a Sample of Scleral Lens Wearers.

To report the fitting aspects, clinical findings, and symptoms over 12 months of scleral lens (SL) wear.

Effect of Orthokeratology Lens on Contrast Sensitivity Function and High-Order Aberrations in Children and Adults.

Overnight orthokeratology (OOK) lenses are used to temporarily decrease myopic refractive error and improve uncorrected vision. Overnight orthokeratology lenses significantly increase ocular and corneal high-order aberrations (HOAs) and compromise contrast sensitivity function (CSF) to a degree correlated with myopic correction achieved. In Taiwan, OOK lenses are mainly used in children for myopia control. However, information regarding its effects in this population remains limited. This study discusses th...

Distribution of Different Corneal Topography Patterns in Iranian Schoolchildren: The Shahroud Schoolchildren Eye Cohort Study.

To determine the distribution of corneal topography patterns (CTPs) in children aged 6 to 12 years and its association with the central corneal thickness (CCT), axial length (AL), mean corneal power (MCP), and corneal astigmatism (CA).

Reliable, Noncontact Imaging Tool for the Evaluation of Meibomian Gland Function: Sirius Meibography.

To investigate the correlation between the clinical grading of the severity of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) and meibomian gland area (MGA) loss detected using Sirius meibography in the upper and lower eyelids and to correlate these parameters with dry eye signs and symptoms.

Disrupted Glycocalyx as a Source of Ocular Surface Biomarkers.

The glycocalyx is a dense and diverse coat of glycans and glycoconjugates responsible for maintaining cell surface integrity and regulating the interaction of cells with the external environment. Transmembrane mucins such as MUC1 and MUC16 comprise a major component of the epithelial glycocalyx and are currently used to monitor disease progression in cancer. At the ocular surface, multiple lines of evidence indicate that abnormal expression of the enzymes responsible for glycan biosynthesis during pathologi...

Intrasession Repeatability of the Contact Angle Measured Using the Captive Bubble Method and Agreement Assessed Between Different Analysis Software Programs.

The material biocompatibility of hydrogel and silicone hydrogel (SiHy) contact lens (CL) is of paramount importance in CL wear because a decrease in CL wettability reduces wearer comfort and increases wearer dropout. The aim of this study is to report on the repeatability and agreement between two different software programs that measure the contact angle with the captive bubble method in marketed CLs, which will help to translate this information into clinical practice.

Imaging Biomarkers for Dry Eye Disease.

The clinical, scientific, economic, and regulatory impact of validated biomarkers and surrogate endpoints has the potential to revolutionize the approach to ocular surface diseases. At present, there is a growing interest in developing biomarkers for dry eye disease, and other ocular surface disorders and imaging are of the most promising approaches to this issue. Among the several and constantly evolving imaging technologies, some tools that are aimed to assess tear film stability and volume, meibomian gla...

The Clinical Use of Eyelash Manipulation in the Diagnosis of Demodex Folliculorum Blepharitis.

Contact Lens Versus Non-Contact Lens-Related Corneal Ulcers at an Academic Center.

To compare the infectious contact lens-related corneal ulcer (CLRU) and non-CLRU cases at Saint Louis University.

Postoperative Endophthalmitis Before and After Preferred Utilization of Prophylactic Intracameral Antibiotics for Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgeries at Cole Eye Institute.

To compare the rate of endophthalmitis of intracameral versus topical antibiotic prophylaxis for patients undergoing phacoemulsification at a single-centered, multispecialty ophthalmological institute.

A Deep Learning Approach in Rebubbling After Descemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty.

To evaluate the efficacy of deep learning in judging the need for rebubbling after Descemet's endothelial membrane keratoplasty (DMEK).

A New Perspective on Dry Eye Classification: Proposal by the Asia Dry Eye Society.

The 2017 consensus report of the Asia Dry Eye Society (ADES) on the definition and diagnosis of dry eyes described dry eye disease as "Dry eye is a multifactorial disease characterized by unstable tear film causing a variety of symptoms and/or visual impairment, potentially accompanied by ocular surface damage." The report emphasized the instability of tear film and the importance of visual dysfunction in association with dry eyes, highlighting the importance of the evaluation of tear film stability. This r...

Tear Organic Acid Analysis After Corneal Collagen Crosslinking in Keratoconus.

This study examined changes in the levels of organic acids, which are important tear metabolites, after corneal collagen crosslinking (CXL) treatment for keratoconus.

Corneal Biomechanical Evaluation After Conventional Corneal Crosslinking With Oxygen Enrichment.

To assess corneal biomechanical changes after conventional corneal crosslinking (CXL), with and without oxygen enrichment.

The Prevalence of Bacteria, Fungi, Viruses, and Acanthamoeba From 3,004 Cases of Keratitis, Endophthalmitis, and Conjunctivitis.

The definitive identification of ocular pathogens optimizes effective treatment. Although the types of ocular pathogens are known; there is less definitive information on the prevalence of causative infections including viruses, fungi, and protozoa, which is the focus of this retrospective laboratory review.


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