eLetters

243 e-Letters

published between 2003 and 2006

  • Non-invasive volumetric blood flow measurement in the orbit
    Nemeth Janos

    Dear Editor

    We read with great interest the article of Orge and co-workers[1] who claim a first-ever solution to the problem of non-invasive volumetric blood flow measurement in the ophthalmic artery. This is a very important topic both from the clinical and scientific point of view, since blood supply is an important parameter for example in glaucoma studies. However, to date for the orbital circulation only the bl...

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  • Temporal incision in all eyes using dominant hand
    Venkatesh Rengaraj MD

    Dear Editor

    2 We read with keen interest the paper by Kageyama et al,[1] which analyzed the results of performing phacoemulsification with dominant versus non-dominant hand. The results were also interesting; vitreous loss was higher with dominant hand group (5.9% vs.3.4%) and opposite in case of endothelial cell loss. Even though vitreous loss has been similar to a few other reports of conventional superior inc...

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  • Economic Advantages of Immediate Sequential Phacoemulsification
    Venkatesh Rengaraj MD

    Dear Editor

    We read with interest the article on immediate sequential phacoemulsification (ISP) by Wertheim et al.[1] Bilateral intraocular surgery has been a controversial topic for ophthalmologist because of the risk of bilateral catastrophic complications such as endophthalmitis. Unilateral cataract surgery may result in anisometropia which can be debilitating for a person who could have been performing fine...

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