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Case Report

Bilateral sequential pseudophakic aqueous misdirection syndrome presenting as a myopic shift in refraction

A 63-year-old woman with high hyperopia developed acute myopia of − 5.50 D with axial shallowing of anterior chamber and high intraocular pressure (IOP) in her left eye after 2 weeks of phacoe...


Case Report

Acute nutritional optic neuropathy following bariatric surgery

Given the increasing incidence of obesity, bariatric procedures are gaining attention during the past decades, being one of the most effective methods of long-term weight loss. Nutritional optic neu...


Case Report

Optic nerve sheath carcinomatosis masquerading as optic perineuritis: The first sign of gastric cancer relapse

Optic perineuritis (OPN) is a rare inflammatory disease involving the optic nerve sheath. Most cases are idiopathic, but associations with a variety of infectious and inflammatory conditions have be...


Original Article

Pterygium in Rural Andean Ecuador: Epidemiology, risk factors, and barriers to care

Background: Pterygium is an ocular surface lesion that causes chronic eye irritation and eventually, vision impairment. Pathologically, prolonged ultraviolet (UV)-induced radiation damage lea...


Original Article

Corneal transplant epidemiology in a reference center in Bogotá, Colombia (2010-2017)

Purpose: To describe the characteristics of the donor and recipient, indications, surgical techniques, and survival results obtained from patients with corneal transplants performed at Fundac...


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ISSN - Online: 2666-4909

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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