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December 2003 Ophthalmology journal

American Academy of Ophthalmology

SAN FRANCISCO--Studies from the December issue of Ophthalmology, the clinical journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, are now available. These include:

  • Editorial: Laureate Awards 2003
  • Development of the National Eye Institute Refractive Error Correction Quality of Life Questionnaire: Focus Groups
  • Psychometric Properties of the National Eye Institute--Refractive Error Quality of Life Instrument
  • Responsiveness of the National Eye Institute Refractive Error Quality of Life Instrument to Surgical Correction of Refractive Error
  • Cost-Utility Analysis of Cataract Surgery in the Second Eye
  • Associations of Cataract with Antioxidant Enzymes and Other Risk Factors
  • Comparison of Adverse Events with Daily Disposable Hydrogels and Spectacle Wear
  • Postoperative Inflammation after Implantation of the Implantable Contact Lens
  • Dynamic Morphology of Clear Corneal Cataract Incisions
  • Clear Lens Extraction for the Correction of High Myopia
  • Cataract Surgery as a Risk Factor for Retinal Detachment in Very Highly Myopic Eyes
  • A 3-Month Randomized Controlled Trial of Bimatoprost (LUMIGAN) versus Combined Timolol and Dorzolamide (Cosopt) in Patients with Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension
  • Intravenous Pulse Methylprednisolone Therapy in Eye Disease: Effect on Glucose Tolerance
  • Anecortave Acetate as Monotherapy for Treatment of Subfoveal Neovascularization in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Quantifying Alterations of Macular Thickness before and after Panretinal Photocoagulation in Patients with Severe Diabetic Retinopathy and Good Vision
  • Photodynamic Therapy and Verteporfin for Subfoveal Idiopathic Choroidal Neovascularization: One-Year Results from a Prospective Case Series
  • Morphologic and Angiographic Assessment of the Macula after Macular Translocation Surgery with 360-Degree Retinotomy
  • Trypan Blue Staining in Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Incidence and Epidemiological Characteristics of Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment in Beijing, China
  • Snowflake Vitreoretinal Degeneration

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