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581 e-Letters

  • Re:Comment on: Choroidal structure in eyes with drusen and reticular pseudodrusen determined by binarisation of optical coherence tomographic images
    Giuseppe Querques

    Dear Editor We thank Drs Uzun and Pehlivan for their interest in our article,1 and we welcome this opportunity to address their concerns. As pointed out, there are several factors that may induce fluctuation of choroidal thickness such as the diurnal effect, systemic diseases (endocrine, cardiovascular, rheumatologic, and inflammatory), intraocular pressure, refractive status, systemic blood pressure, body mass index, a...

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  • Comment on: Predicting outcomes to anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) therapy in diabetic macular oedema: a review of the literature
    Salih Uzun

    Dear Editor, We read and reviewed the article entitled as "Predicting outcomes to anti- vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) therapy in diabetic macular oedema: a review of the literature'' by Ashraf et al. with great interest [1]. In that comprehensive study, the authors reviewed the studies that investigated demographic, clinical, optical coherence tomography (OCT), and fluorescein angiography results that could p...

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  • Comment on: Choroidal structure in eyes with drusen and reticular pseudodrusen determined by binarisation of optical coherence tomographic images
    Salih Uzun

    Dear Editor, We have read and reviewed the article entitled as "Choroidal structure in eyes with drusen and reticular pseudodrusen determined by binarisation of optical coherence tomographic images" by Corvi et al. with great interest [1]. The authors compared luminal and stromal areas of the choroid in eyes with drusen and reticular pseudodrusen (RPD), and investigated their changes over 24 months using optical coherenc...

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  • Comment on: Anatomical effects of dexamethasone intravitreal implant in diabetic macular oedema: a pooled analysis of 3-year phase III trials
    Jagat Ram

    eLetter Comment on: Anatomical effects of dexamethasone intravitreal implant in diabetic macular oedema: a pooled analysis of 3-year phase III trials Parul Chawla Gupta, MS; Jagat Ram, MS, FAMS Department of Ophthalmology Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India, 160012 Corresponding author Dr. Jagat Ram, MS, FAMS Professor and Head Department of Ophthalmology Post Graduate Institute of M...

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  • Comment on: Clinical outcomes of amniotic membrane transplantation in the management of acute ocular chemical injury
    Jagat Ram

    eLetter Comment on: Clinical outcomes of amniotic membrane transplantation in the management of acute ocular chemical injury Parul Chawla Gupta, MS; Jagat Ram, MS, FAMS Department of Ophthalmology Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India, 160012 Corresponding author Dr. Jagat Ram, MS, FAMS Professor and Head Department of Ophthalmology Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Res...

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  • Comment on: Eye hazards of laser 'pointers' in perspective
    Fahd Quhill
    Dear Editor I would like to thank the authors for their recent editorial "Eye hazards of laser 'pointers' in perspective" and that I agree and support the majority of points raised within the article. However I would like to correct one assertion made regarding the pilot injury reported by my team, that was published as a case report in January 2016. I would like to clarify some facts; the laser illumination incident was witnesse...
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  • Re:Comment on: Population-based assessment of vision-related quality of life in corneal disease: results from the CORE study
    NOOPUR GUPTA
    Dear Editor, We appreciate the interest shown by Jagat Ram et al and their well advised comments on our paper titled, 'Population-based assessment of vision- related quality of life in corneal disease: results from the CORE study.'1 As per their observation on the number of controls studied under marital status (n=435) in Table 1, the typographical error has been corrected and the change has been highlighted and the edited secti...
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  • Re:The role of enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography in chronic Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease
    Soon-Phaik Chee

    Dear Editor,

    We thank Uzun and Pehlivan for their interest in our article1 and their comments. They raise various factors that are potential confounders of subfoveal choroidal thickness measurements. As our study was a retrospective review of paired samples of enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography (EDI-OCT) and indocyanine green angiography (ICGA) in the right eye of patients with chronic Vogt-Koya...

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  • Re:Comment on: Short-term choroidal thickness changes in patients treated with either ranibizumab or aflibercept: a comparative study
    Tae Gon Lee

    Dear Editor,

    We would like to thank Dr. Uzun and Dr. Pehlivan for showing interest in our study.[1] It is well-known that various factors may influence choroidal thickness. In our study,[1] there was no significant difference in the age, sex, spherical equivalents, and incidence of diabetes mellitus and hypertension between the ranibizumab and aflibercept groups. As mentioned, the limitation of our retrospective...

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  • Comment on: Population-based assessment of vision-related quality of life in corneal disease: results from the CORE study
    Jagat Ram

    eLetter Comment on: Population-based assessment of vision-related quality of life in corneal disease: results from the CORE study Parul Chawla Gupta, MS; Jagat Ram, MS, FAMS Department of Ophthalmology Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India, 160012 Corresponding author Dr. Jagat Ram, MS, FAMS Professor and Head Department of Ophthalmology Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education an...

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