Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a systemic vasculitis that produces a granulomatous inflammation of large- and medium-sized-arteries, most commonly involving the aorta and extracranial branches of the carotid arteries.1,2,3,4
Visual screenings and communication are the most important components when it comes to pediatric ophthalmology, says Dr. Silverstein.
Endophthalmitis may be a rare occurrence, but it can be a devastating one. Acute cases are known to be caused by gram-positive bacteria and usually present within 6 weeks post-surgery.
Practice patterns for the use of antibiotics to prevent endophthalmitis after cataract surgery vary around the world.
Early surgical intervention may effectively treat cases of infectious keratitis that do not yield to medicine, according to Jennifer R. Rose-Nussbaumer, MD.
Treatment of ophthalmoplegia depends largely on the degree of paresis—the fewer the number of muscles that are involved and the greater the degree of residual activity in the affected muscles, the greater the likelihood of successful surg