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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 58
Published: 24 April 2017
10.1159/000455276
EISBN: 978-3-318-06033-1
... Abstract Drug delivery into the posterior segment of the eye is complicated by the existence of the blood-ocular barrier. Strategies for delivering drugs to the posterior segment include systemic administration, modification of the barrier, and local drug delivery (including transcorneal...
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Book: Cornea
Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 6
Published: 11 August 2015
10.1159/000381493
EISBN: 978-3-318-05453-8
... Abstract Intracorneal ring segments (ICRS) are small synthetic implements designed to achieve refractive adjustment by flattening the cornea. Three common types of commercially available ICRS are Intacs, Keraring and Ferrara rings. Low myopia was the initial indication for implantation of ICRS...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 52
Published: 28 August 2013
10.1159/000351087
EISBN: 978-3-318-02441-8
... (<4 weeks) mostly develop involving the anterior segment while chronic or late (>4 weeks) effects are confined to the posterior segment and orbital tissues [ 4 ]. Acute lesions are primarily due to radiation effects on rapidly proliferating cells such as those present in the eyelid skin...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 52
Published: 28 August 2013
10.1159/000351088
EISBN: 978-3-318-02441-8
... Abstract Therapeutic radiation to the posterior segment of the eye is a common option for posterior segment tumors. Such tumors are often malignant, but sometimes, benign neoplasms are treated with ionizing radiation. Also, non-neoplastic intraocular lesions like wet age-related macular...
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Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 1
Published: 24 May 2012
10.1159/000336737
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9991-7
... Abstract Embryology of the posterior segment of the eye is significant in terms of understanding many pediatric retinal diseases, in particular coloboma formation and persistent fetal vasculature syndrome. Embryology of the eye has been described over several decades. Using some newer...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 47
Published: 18 August 2010
10.1159/000320074
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9435-6
... Abstract Drug delivery into the posterior segment of the eye is complicated by the existence of the blood-ocular barrier. Strategies for delivering drugs to the posterior segment include systemic administration, modification of the barrier, and local drug delivery (including transcorneal...
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Book: Anti-VEGF
Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 46
Published: 13 August 2010
10.1159/000320016
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9530-8
... Abstract Proangiogenic growth factors, mainly VEGF (vascular endothelial growth factor) play a significant role in anterior segment diseases, characterized by neovascularization. Newly grown vessels in the cornea can lead to an impairment of transparency and visual acuity. Neovascularization...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 32
Published: 20 September 1999
10.1159/000060771
EISBN: 978-3-318-00462-5
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 67
Published: 28 May 1997
10.1159/000058677
EISBN: 978-3-318-00236-2
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 18
Published: 03 August 1989
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-03549-0
EISBN: 978-3-318-03549-0
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 11
Published: 23 May 1985
10.1159/000411106
EISBN: 978-3-318-03542-1
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