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    • Acanthamoeba keratitis in patients wearing scleral contact lenses 

      Sticca, Matheus Porto [UNIFESP]; Carrijo-Carvalho, Linda C. [UNIFESP]; Silva, Isa M. B. [UNIFESP]; Vieira, Luiz A. [UNIFESP]; Souza, Luciene B. [UNIFESP]; Belfort Junior, Rubens [UNIFESP]; Carvalho, Fabio Ramos S. [UNIFESP]; Freitas, Denise [UNIFESP] (Elsevier Science Bv, 2018)
      Purpose: To report a series of cases of Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) in scleral lens wearers with keratoconus to determine whether this type of contact lens presents a greater risk for development of infection. Methods: ...

    • Contact lens-associated microbial keratitis 

      Moriyama, Aline Silveira [UNIFESP]; Hofling-Lima, Ana Luisa [UNIFESP] (Conselho Brasileiro de Oftalmologia, 2008-12-01)
      PURPOSE: Contact lens-associated microbial keratitis is a severe condition with sight-threatening potential and increasing incidence. Information regarding the etiological agents is essential in guiding management and may ...

    • Deformidade corneana em usuário de lente de contato portador de ceratocone: relato de caso 

      Lipener, César [UNIFESP] (Conselho Brasileiro de Oftalmologia, 1999-12-01)
      Introduction: Topographical alterations may occur as a secondary result of the use of hard or soft contact lenses. The expression corneal warpage is used to describe the corneal deformities caused by the lenses. Topographical ...

    • TFOS DEWS II iatrogenic report 

      Gomes, Jose Alvaro P. [UNIFESP]; Azar, Dimitri T.; Baudouin, Christophe; Efron, Nathan; Hirayama, Masatoshi; Horwath-Winter, Jutta; Kim, Terry; Mehta, Jodhbir S.; Messmer, Elisabeth M.; Pepose, Jay S.; Sangwan, Virender S.; Weiner, Alan L.; Wilson, Steven E.; Wolffsohn, James S. (Elsevier Science Bv, 2017)
      Dry eye can be caused by a variety of iatrogenic interventions. The increasing number of patients looking for eye care or cosmetic procedures involving the eyes, together with a better understanding of the pathophysiological ...

    • The use of ocular anatomical measurements using a rotating Scheimpflug camera to assist in the Esclera (R) scleral contact lens fitting process 

      Weber, Sarah La Porta [UNIFESP]; Ambrosio Junior, Renato [UNIFESP]; Lipener, Cesar [UNIFESP]; Coral-Ghanem, Cleusa; Hofling-Lima, Ana Luisa [UNIFESP] (Elsevier Science Bv, 2016)
      Purpose: To test for associations between Pentacam (R) derived topography variables and to evaluate the predictive power of those variables in relation to scleral contact lens (SCL) fit. Setting: Department of Ophthalmology ...

    • Úlcera de córnea bilateral por Pseudomonas em usuário de lente de contato descartável 

      Lipener, César [UNIFESP]; Ribeiro, André Luiz Parolin [UNIFESP] (Conselho Brasileiro de Oftalmologia, 1999-12-01)
      Introduction: Although the use of contact lenses is appa-rently very simple, it is necessary to obey criteria for their correct use, conservation and disposal. Corneal bacterial ulcers are a much-feared complication for ...