The Micro-Reflux Test – A New Test to Evaluate Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction

Title: Micro-Reflux Test – A New Test to Evaluate Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction Published: Ophthalmology (USA). Volume 106, No. 12 (December) 1999 pp: 2319-2321 Objective: The authors describe a new and simple procedure, the Micro-Reflux Test (MRT), to screen for primary acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction (PANDO). This study sought to determine the reliability of this new … Continue reading The Micro-Reflux Test – A New Test to Evaluate Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction

Conjunctival Autograft versus Primary Closure after Removal of Primary Pterygium

Title: Conjunctival Autograft versus Primary Closure after Removal of Primary Pterygium Published: The Philippine Journal of Ophthalmology. Volume 27, No. 2 (April-June) 2002: pp 81-87 Intro: Pterygium, from the Greek word wing, is an abnormal tissue growth that invades the cornea from the bulbar conjunctiva. It is organized into three parts: (1) the “body” which … Continue reading Conjunctival Autograft versus Primary Closure after Removal of Primary Pterygium

Cholesterol Granuloma of the Orbit

Title: Cholesterol Granuloma of the Orbit Published: Philippine Journal of Ophthalmology. Volume 30, No. 3 (July-September) 2005: pp 129-132 Objective: To report a patient with cholesterol granuloma and describe the distinct clinical, radiologic, and histopathologic findings. Methods: This is a case report. Results: A 33-year-old man presented with a 12-month history of diplopia on left … Continue reading Cholesterol Granuloma of the Orbit

Diabetic Retinopathy in Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

Title: Diabetic Retinopathy in Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus Published. Philippine Journal of Ophthalmology. Volume 23, No. 3 (July-September) 1998: pp 116-120 Purpose: To identify the factors associated with the onset and progression of diabetic retinopathy. Methods: One hundred fifteen (115) eyes of 59 patients were thoroughly examined for diabetic retinopathy. Baseline laboratory examinations were also … Continue reading Diabetic Retinopathy in Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

Endoscopic Laser-Assisted Dacryocystorhinostomy

Title: Surgical Technique of Endoscopic Laser-Assisted Dacryocystorhinostomy Published. Operative Techniques in Oculoplastic, Orbital, and Reconstructive Surgery. Volume 1, No. 2 (December) 1998: pp 66-72 Caldwell described the endonasal approach to dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) in 1893, but this approach was abandoned because of the technical complexities of the procedure. With the advent of endoscopy, there has been … Continue reading Endoscopic Laser-Assisted Dacryocystorhinostomy