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Distrofia corneana amorfa posterior: relato de caso
(Conselho Brasileiro de Oftalmologia, 2006-12-01)
The purpose of this paper is to warn the ophthalmologist about the possibility of facing rare cases of corneal dystrophies. Clinical findings of a case of posterior amorphous dystrophy were correlated with refraction, ...
Corneal stroma PDGF blockade and myofibroblast development
(ACADEMIC PRESS LTD- ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2009)
Myofibroblast development and haze generation in the corneal stroma is mediated by cytokines, including transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta), and possibly other cytokines. This study examined the effects of stromal ...
Intrastromal injection of bevacizumab in patients with corneal neovascularization
(Conselho Brasileiro de Oftalmologia, 2012-08-01)
Corneal neovascularization (NV) not only reduces visual acuity, but it also causes loss of the cornea's immune privilege, strongly contributing to a worse prognosis in penetrating keratoplasty. Several mediators participate ...
Clinical features and corneal optical anisotropies in a rabbit model of limbal stem cell deficiency
(Consel Brasil Oftalmologia, 2018-09-01)
Purposes: To investigate the intra-laboratory reproducibility of clinical features and to evaluate corneal optical anisotropies in a rabbit model of limbal stem cell deficiency. Methods: Limbal injury was induced in the ...
Use of Copaifera multijuga for acute corneal repair after chemical injury: A clinical, histopathological and toxicogenetic study
(Elsevier B.V., 2017-12-01)
Copaiba oil is widely used in medicine, but there are no reports regarding its application in ophthalmology. Therefore, the objective of this study was to evaluate the clinical, histopathological and toxicogenetic effects ...
ARCHITECTURE OF THE CORNEAL STROMA OF THE HEN
Persistence of granular corneal dystrophy type-1 deposits in the predescemetic layer after big-bubble deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty
(Consel Brasil Oftalmologia, 2018)
We report intraoperative finding of Granular Corneal Dystrophy Type-1 (GCD1) deposits after stromal pneumodissection in deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) in a 61-year-old female. Pneumodissection was performed ...
Transplante lamelar de córnea associado à tatuagem estromal para tratamento de leucoma
(Conselho Brasileiro de Oftalmologia, 2009-04-01)
Stromal cornea tattooing has been used for esthetic treatment of corneal scars as leukoma and iris coloboma. The coloring agent can be applied through stromal micropuncture or associated with lamellar keratectomy or ...
Synergistic effect of ethanol and mitomycin C on corneal stroma
(SLACK INC, 2008)
PURPOSE: To investigate the combined effects of ethanol and mitomycin C (MMC) application on the corneal stroma of rabbits that underwent photorefractive keratectomy (PRK). METHODS: Twenty-four rabbits (24 eyes) underwent ...
Topical interleukin-1 receptor antagonist inhibits inflammatory cell infiltration into the cornea
(ACADEMIC PRESS LTD ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2008)
Interleukin (IL)-1 alpha and beta are important modulators of many functions of corneal epithelial and stromal cells that occur following injury to the cornea, including the influx of bone marrow-derived inflammatory cells ...