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
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.
2019-12-12 Research Article
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...
2019-09-09 Research Article
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...
2019-08-22 Case Report
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...
2019-08-12 Research Article
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...
2019-01-03 Review Article
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...
2018-12-19 Research Article
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 ...
2018-11-12 Research Article
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...
2018-07-31 Clinical Image
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...
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 ...