Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of eye-related diseases and visual system. The eye and its surrounding structures can be affected by a number of clinical and experimental conditions. Ophthalmology involves diagnosis and therapy of such conditions, along with microsurgery.

International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology is a privileged journal publishing meticulously peer-reviewed manuscripts, amplifying and assisting the knowledge of ophthalmologists in their noble commitment of prevention, treatment, and reversal of vision loss.

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The expert services for maintaining eye health are becoming more and more important as the world population ages. An ageing population means there are more and more occurrences of age-related diseases of the eye, such as age-related macular degeneration. Moreover, blindness is one of the mos... Readmore

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2020-01-07 Research Article

Radiofrequency vs. scalpel incision for upper blepharoplasty: A clinicopathologic and photo comparison

Juliana Senna Figueiredo Barbi*, Leonardo Diniz, Rodrigo Otavio do Espirito Santo, Icaro Perez Soares and Magda Pires


Objective: The aim of this study is to compare scar appearance and the histopathological aspects of inflammatory response induced by the use of radiofrequency [RF] incision and a cold-blade scalpel incision in upper blepharoplasty surgery.


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2019-12-12 Research Article

Dry eye syndrome: Therapeutic challenges and future trends

Irami Araújo-Neto, Amália Cinhtia Meneses Rêgo and Irami Araújo-Filho*


Introduction: Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is the therapeutic tool implemented in the treatment of dry eye, characterized by the emission of waves of 500-1200nm in the region of the upper and lower eyelids. Dry eye is a recurring complaint in ophthalmology offi...

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2019-09-09 Research Article

An evaluation of visual outcome of corneal injuries in a tertiary care hospital

Aarudhra Premchander, Seema Channabasappa, Nischala Balakrishna* and Neha Nargis

Background: Corneal injuries are significant contributors to blindness. Cornea being the most anterior structure of eye is exposed to various hazards like airborne debris and blunt trauma. By understanding different types of injuries to which cornea is exposed, the practitioner m...

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2019-08-22 Case Report

Unilateral retinitis pigmentosa: Case report and review of the literature

Denise Goodwin*, Amanda M Olsen and Karl Citek

Significance: Due to the limited number of reported cases little is known about the characteristics of unilateral retinitis pigmentosa. Information from additional case reports can aid in learning more about the condition. We report a case of retinitis pigmentosa that has rema...

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2019-08-12 Research Article

Wound architectural analysis of 1.8mm microincision cataract surgery using spectral domain OCT

Benedito Antonio de Sousa, Anderson Teixeira*, Camila Salaroli, Nonato Souza and Lucy Gomes

Purpose: Analyze Microincision Cataract surgery wound using Fourier-Domain optical coherence tomography.

Setting: Medical School of Medicine, Catholic University of Brasilia, Brasília, Brazil.

Design: Prospective compara...

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2019-01-03 Review Article

Alternative treatment methods in eyes with pseudophakic cystoid macular edema

Ayse Gul Kocak Altintas*

Cystoid macular edema is a common cause for unexplained painless vision loss after cataract surgery. Even the pathogenesis of pseudophakic cystoid macular edema (PCME) still remains undefined, it can most frequently occur in eyes with high vasoactive profile, had complicated cataract surgery s...

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2018-12-19 Research Article

Outcome of Trabeculectomy in Advanced Glaucoma in a tertiary hospital in Rivers State, Nigeria

Awoyesuku EA* and Fiebai B

Aim: To evaluate the outcome of Trabeculectomy in advanced glaucoma in a hospital in Rivers State, Nigeria.

Methods: This was a non-randomized interventional study in which each patient served as its own control. Patients with advanced glaucoma and ...

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2018-11-12 Research Article

Is community based case detection of glaucoma relevant? Intraocular Pressure level and vertical Cup Disc ratio of participants at a screening programme in a rural setting in Nigeria

Elizabeth A Awoyesuku* and Ireju O Chukwuka

To determine the proportion of participants with elevated intraocular pressure and abnormal vertical cup disc ratio in a glaucoma screening event in a rural community in Nigeria.

Methods: 242 eyes of 121 participants at a one-day screening programme were examined. V...

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2018-07-31 Clinical Image

Chronic recurrent bilateral granulomatous iridocyclitis in an 18-year-old woman

Marie-Helene Errera*, Cameron F Parsa, Jonathan Benesty, Neila Sedira, Raphael Thouvenin, Emmanuel Heron and Jose-Alain Sahel

A case of recurrent tuberculosis-related uveitis in a young female patient of North African origin.

Right eye: Slit-lamp photograph of broad-based posterior synechiae (formed by macrophage-laden iris tissue when brushing against and then adhering to, the anterior lens capsule) rende...

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2018-07-27 Editorial

Ocular changes and disorders associated with Obesity

Burak Turgut*

Obesity is a chronic and metabolic disease with a high increasing prevalence worldwide. It has multifactorial pathogenesis including genetic and behavioral factors [1-5]. Overweight and obesity have been defined and classified by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Institutes ...

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