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07.06.2023 | original article

A comparative study on the use of fibrin glue versus sutures in pterygium surgery with conjunctivolimbal autograft and its impact on higher-order aberrations

Pterygium is an ocular surface disease resulting from the growth of conjunctival fibrovascular tissue to form a wedge-shaped lesion spreading to the cornea [ 1 ]. The pterygium does not require surgery until it causes visual disturbances, recurrent …

verfasst von:
Assistant Prof. Farideh Mousavi, Associate Prof. Behzad Fallahi Motlagh, Assistant Prof. Nazli Taheri, Aminreza Deljoy, Dara Rahmanpour, Ehsan Nasiri

05.06.2023 | buchbesprechung

Buchbesprechung „Mein Weg durch die Augenheilkunde“ von Balder P. Gloor

(Stämpfli Verlag AG Bern, 2022, ISBN 978-3-7272-6099-5; 686 Seiten, Hardcover)

Prof. Gloor wurde am 30.03.1932 in Madrid geboren, kehrte aber sehr bald wieder in die Schweiz nach Solothurn in das Haus seines Großvaters Arthur (1869–1954), der ebenso Augenarzt mit begnadetem Zeichentalent war, zurück. Seine schulischen …

verfasst von:
Christoph Faschinger

14.04.2023 | Editorial

Spektrum der Augenheilkunde – Publisher’s Report 2023

verfasst von:
Dr. Alois Sillaber

Open Access 07.02.2023 | originalarbeit

Akanthamöbenkeratitiden in Jugendlichen mit Orthokeratologielinsen

Die Weltgesundheitsorganisation WHO hat die rasante Zunahme der Myopie zu einem globalen Gesundheitsproblem erklärt. Betrug die Zahl an betroffenen PatientInnen im Jahr 2000 weltweit noch rund 1,4 Mrd., so wird sie 2050 bereits auf bis zu 4,8 Mrd.

verfasst von:
Julia Aschauer, Michal Klimek, Ruth Donner, Jan Lammer, Philipp Roberts, Gerald Schmidinger

04.01.2023 | originalarbeit Zur Zeit gratis

Evaluation der postoperativen axialen Linsenposition und Refraktion einer hydrophoben einteiligen Intraokularlinse

In der modernen Kataraktchirurgie setzten sich in den letzten Jahren einteilige Intraokularlinsen (IOL) im Vergleich zu dreiteiligen IOL durch. Eine im Allgemeinen stabilere Linsenposition im Kapselsack und daraus resultierend konstantere …

verfasst von:
Dr. Stefan Mihalics, Dr. Martin Stattin, Ass. Prof. PD Dr. Alexandra Graf, Dr. Stefan Kickinger, Dr. Reinhard Angermann, PD Dr. Katharina Krepler, PD Dr. Siamak Ansari-Shahrezaei

06.08.2022 | review

Choroidal vascularity index in pseudoexfoliation syndrome: a review of the literature

Choroidal thickness and choroidal vascularity index (CVI) appear to be distorted in eyes with pseudoexfoliation (PEX) syndrome. The accumulation of exfoliation material in the inner wall of choroidal vessels has led to the hypothesis that CVI may …

verfasst von:
Dimitrios Kalogeropoulos, MD, MSc, PhD, Georgios Vartsakis, Giannis A. Moustafa, Chris Kalogeropoulos, Soon Wai Ch’ng, Chrysavgi Pappa, Kerolos Bassilious, Velota C. T. Sung

26.07.2022 | original article

Optical biometric measurements in patients with previous COVID-19 treatment

In December 2019, an epidemic of pneumonia, which first appeared in Wuhan, China, and caused by SARS-CoV‑2, was declared by the World Health Organization as a global pandemic [ 1 – 3 ]. SARS-CoV‑2 was reported as the main agent of Coronavirus …

verfasst von:
Tugba Çetinkaya, MD, Muhammed Mustafa Kurt, MD

14.07.2022 | case report

Foveal-sparing ILM peeling with ILM flap transposition in a case with idiopathic full-thickness macular hole

A phakic female patient, 62 years of age, presented with a small idiopathic full-thickness macular hole in her right eye. To avoid negative effects of iatrogenic traction during internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling at the rim of the macular …

verfasst von:
PD Dr. Christoph Leisser, Prof. Dr. Oliver Findl

31.05.2022 | original article

Effectiveness of laser peripheral iridoplasty in the treatment of acute primary angle closure

An acute primary-angle closure (APAC) attack with sudden onset is an emergency in ophthalmology and common in Asia. In APAC, it is important to rapidly control the intraocular pressure (IOP) and reopen the iridocorneal angle, preventing the …

verfasst von:
Anh Tuan Vu, MD, PhD, Associate Professor Thi Van Anh Bui, MD, PhD, Lan Anh Mai, MD, Thanh Tung Hoang, MD, Le Trung Nguyen, MD

24.02.2022 | original article

Evaluation of ocular manifestations in Parkinson disease and their change during a 2-year follow-up

Parkinson disease (PD) is a widespread neurodegenerative disease, whose incidence is estimated to increase more than 50% by 2030 [ 1 ].

verfasst von:
Mark Rabinovich, MD, Kevin Gillmann, MD MBBS, FEBOphth, March, Ulla Birk, MD, Nir Shoham-Hazon, MD, Jean-Marc Baumgartner, MD

26.11.2021 | case report

Early-onset sarcoidosis with R334Q mutation in the NOD2 gene

Blau syndrome (BS) is a rare disease characterized by arthritis, uveitis, dermatitis, and granulomatous inflammation. In 1985, Edward B. Blau described four generations of a family affected with granulomatous disease of the joints, eyes, and skin …

verfasst von:
Dr. Esra Bağlan, MD, Associate Professor Semanur Özdel, MD, Dr. H. Baran Özdemir, MD, Professor Müge Pınar Çakar Özdal, MD, Professor Mehmet Bülbül, MD

15.09.2021 | review

Diagnostic and therapeutic considerations in pediatric uveitis

The diagnostic and therapeutic approach for uveitis in children is extremely challenging for ophthalmologists who have to confront this potentially sight-threatening condition. Pediatric uveitis does not exceed 5–10% of all uveitis cases in large …

verfasst von:
Dimitrios Kalogeropoulos, MD, MSc, PhDc, Ioannis Asproudis, Maria Stefaniotou, Marilita Moschos, Robert Barry, Velota Sung, Sophia Tsabouri, Chris Kalogeropoulos

24.08.2021 | review article

The clinical importance of uveomeningeal syndromes

Uveomeningeal syndromes comprise a heterogeneous group of clinical entities defined by the involvement of the uvea, retina, and meninges [ 1 ]. Uveomeningitis describes an inflammatory state expanding from the iris and ciliary body to the choroid …

verfasst von:
Dimitrios Kalogeropoulos, MD, MSc, PhD candidate, Ioannis Asproudis, Maria Stefaniotou, Marilita Moschos, Soon Wai Ch’ng, Spyridon Konitsiotis, Constantina Gartzonika, Chris Kalogeropoulos