Volume 4  Issue 3

Volume 4  Issue 3

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Clinical Research

A Modified Vitrectomy Technique for Macular Hole-Related Retinal Detachment
Wenyan Peng, Hui Chen*

Macular hole-related retinal detachment (MHRD) is a special type of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) and a common entity in highly myopic eyes. The pathogenesis is considered to be the result of tangential traction from an epiretinal membrane or the inverse traction of the retina unable to expand with the posterior staphyloma. Numerous strategies for surgical management of MHRD have been described from the initial pars plana vitrectomy and gas tamponade to various adjunctive procedures, including epiretinal membrane peeling, internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling, and silicone oil tamponade. However, these surgical procedures do not always result in favorable outcomes.

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Research Article
Weight of Children Presenting with Childhood Cataract
Roseline E Duke*, Friday Odey

Nutrition in children is important for physical, mental, cognitive development including visual function. Nutritional disorders from any cause weakens the immune system, making a child susceptible to disease, increasing severity of illness and impeding recovery. Recently nutritional disorders in childhood are suspected to cause systemic and ocular pathologies in adulthood.

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