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  • Condition: Progressive Keratoconus
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Transepithelial vs. Epithelium-Off Corneal Crosslinking
  • Number of Patients: 578
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The aim of this systematic-review was to assess the short- and long-term effectiveness and safety of transepithelial corneal collagen crosslinking (CXL) compared with epithelium-off CXL for progressive keratoconus.
  • Condition: Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy and Cataract
  • Journal: Vestnik oftalmologii
  • Treatment Used: Femtosecond Laser-assisted Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty Versus Microkeratome-assisted Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty
  • Number of Patients: 37
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In this study, researchers compared the outcomes of femtosecond laser-assisted Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty versus microkeratome-assisted Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty when used as treatment for Fuchs endothelial dystrophy and cataract.
  • Condition: Neurotrophic Keratitis in Patients with Facial Paralysis
  • Journal: Vestnik oftalmologii
  • Treatment Used: Neurotization of Cornea
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This article discusses neurotization of the cornea as a treatment for neurotrophic keratitis (cornea inflammation) in patients with facial paralysis.
  • Condition: Corneal Macular Dystrophy
  • Journal: Ophthalmic genetics
  • Treatment Used: Bilateral Phototherapeutic Keratectomy
  • Number of Patients: 1
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In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of undergoing bilateral phototherapeutic keratectomy for corneal macular dystrophy.
  • Condition: Endothelial Eye Dysfunctions
  • Journal: Indian journal of ophthalmology
  • Treatment Used: Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty
  • Number of Patients: 524
  • Published —
This study investigated the clinical outcomes of using Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty to treat patients with endothelial eye dysfunctions.
  • Condition: Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy
  • Journal: Ophthalmology
  • Treatment Used: Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty versus Ultrathin Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty
  • Number of Patients: 54
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In this study, researchers compared the effectiveness of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty versus ultrathin Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty for the treatment of eye damage due to Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy.
  • Condition: Myopic Astigmatism
  • Journal: Journal of cataract and refractive surgery
  • Treatment Used: Small-Incision Lenticule Extraction with Manifest Refraction Planning or Vector Planning
  • Number of Patients: 114
  • Published —
This study compared the clinical outcomes of small-incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) using manifest refraction (MR) or vector planning for myopic astigmatism with high ocular residual astigmatism (ORA).
  • Condition: Hereditary Tyrosinemia Type 1
  • Journal: Nutrients
  • Treatment Used: Natural Protein (NP)
  • Number of Patients: 31
  • Published —
This study assessed natural protein (NP) tolerance and metabolic control in patients with hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (protein disorder; HTI).
  • Condition: Benign Corneal Pterygia
  • Journal: Cornea
  • Treatment Used: Pterygium Excision Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 31
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using pterygium excision surgery to treat patients with benign corneal pterygia.
  • Condition: Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy
  • Journal: Cornea
  • Treatment Used: Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty
  • Number of Patients: 33
  • Published —
The study researched the use of descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty in treating Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy.
  • Condition: Early Stage Keratoconus
  • Journal: Indian journal of ophthalmology
  • Treatment Used: Corneal Graft for Lamellar and Penetrating Keratoplasties
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a patient that received a corneal graft for lamellar and penetrating keratoplasties to treat their early stage keratoconus.
  • Condition: Tyrosinemia Type 1
  • Journal: Nutrients
  • Treatment Used: Phenylalanine Supplements
  • Number of Patients: 11
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using phenylalanine supplements to improve phenylalanine and tyrosine blood concentrations in patients with tyrosinemia type 1.
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