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Indications for Blepharoplasty and Upper Eyelid Surgery

Indications for Blepharoplasty and Upper Eyelid Surgery
Functional indications for upper eyelid ptosis and blepharoplasty surgery: a report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Cahill KV, Bradley EA, Meyer DR, Custer PL, Holck DE, Marcet MM, Mawn LA. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the functional indications and outcomes for blepharoplasty and blepharoptosis repair by assessing functional preoperative impairment and surgical results. METHODS: Literature searches of the PubMed and Cochrane

Accuracy of Cataract Surgery after LASIK

Purpose To report outcomes using the Haigis-L formula to calculate intraocular lens (IOL) power in Asian eyes with long axial lengths (ALs) that had previous myopic laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) or photorefractive keratectomy (PRK). Design Retrospective case series. Methods Patients with ALs greater than 25.0 mm and previous myopic LASIK or PRK who had phacoemulsification were analyzed. The emmetropic

Endoscopic Lacrimal Surgery for Blocked Tear Ducts

Endoscopic Lacrimal Surgery for Blocked Tear Ducts
There are many causes of tearing or watery eyes. This review focuses on DCR for surgical repair of obstructed tear ducts. Purpose of review To review the current surgical practices in endoscopic endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy (EN-DCR) from the studies of last 12 months. Recent findings Success rates in EN-DCR now rival those of the conventional external approach. Indications are expanding beyond

Iatrogenic Nasal Saddling - A Consequence of Aphakia

Iatrogenic Nasal Saddling - A Consequence of Aphakia
We present a rare case of iatrogenic saddling of the nose in a 63-year-old man. Because he was bilaterally aphakic after cataract extractions in the 1950s without intraocular lens implants, his subsequent spectacle prescription of +17 diopters rendered his glasses so heavy that prolonged wear had caused a large indentation to his nasal bridge (figure). He was entirely untroubled by

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