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Towards early detection of retinoblastoma
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-12)
Survival rates for retinoblastoma (RB) in a region of South Africa (SA) of only 50% reflect the high frequency of late presentation, the simple reason for which is lack of effective screening. Early detection of suspected ...
A critical appraisal of the etiology of adult human lenticular opacification and an investigation into the role of metabolic factors in its pathogenesis
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The eye is that biological instrument which conveys the light of the external world into the inner world of the mind, wherein we receive the miraculous gift of vision. So precious is this gift, that ...
The new challenge of corneal transplantation in South Africa
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2007-07)
Modern corneal transplantation is internationally accepted as highly successful and cost effective. The avascularity of the cornea puts it in a relatively immune-privileged position, and complications due to graft ...
The intraocular pressure-lowering properties of intravenous paracetamol
(Dove Medical Press, 2016)
Aim: The aim of this paper was to investigate the intraocular pressure (IOP)-changing properties of a single standard dose of intravenous (IV) paracetamol and compare it to that of topical timolol, oral acetazolamide, and ...
The value of an appreciation of clinical profiles in communities as Aide-memoire when faced with difficult ophthalmic diagnoses
(Medknow Publications, 2017)
No abstract available.
Biomarkers as a predictor for diabetic retinopathy risk and management : a review
Background: The systemic and ocular manifestations of diabetes are an increasing burden on both private and public healthcare systems. The ability to accurately predict patient susceptibility and prognostic implications ...