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Closure of a full-thickness idiopathic macular hole in a young patient treated with pneumatic vitreolysis

The idiopathic full-thickness macular hole is characterized by a total thickness anatomical defect in the foveal retina leading to a reduction of central vision. Although there are several reports a...


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Pars plana Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation in refractory glaucoma: Surgical technique and long-term outcomes

Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term efficacy of intraocular pressure (IOP) control and complications of pars plana Ahmed glaucoma valve (AGV) implantation in refracto...


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Analysis of high-order aberrations in the eyes of elite police officers from the military police of São Paulo

Background: Recent advances in ophthalmic evaluation technology allow the measurement and quantification of high-order optical aberrations (HOAs). Several professionals have superior visual f...


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Phacoemulsification: A trainee's perspective

Background: Phacoemulsification is the main stay of cataract extraction surgery in the developed world as well as it is becoming increasingly popular in the developing nations as well. Howeve...


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The clinical and histopathological features of patients with both uveal and cutaneous melanoma

Introduction: It is unusual to have uveal and cutaneous melanoma in the same patient. It is challenging to differentiate between primary uveal melanoma (UM) and melanoma metastatic to the uve...


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The Pan-American Journal of Ophthalmology, a publication of Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, is a peer-reviewed online Continuous journal.

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