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    • Bilateral deep keratitis caused by systemic lupus erythematosus 

      Adan, CBD; Trevisani, VFM; Vasconcellos, M.; Freitas, D. de; Souza, L. B. de; Mannis, M. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004-03-01)
      We report the optical and ultrasonic biomicroscopy and confocal microscopy findings in bilateral stromal keratitis (keratoendotheliitis), a rare ocular manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Examination ...

    • Corneal infections after implantation of intracorneal ring segments 

      Hofling-Lima, A. L.; Branco, B. C.; Romano, A. C.; Campos, MQS; Moreira, H.; Miranda, D.; Kwitko, S.; Freitas, D. de; Casanova, F.; Sartori, M.; Schor, P.; Souza, L. B. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004-08-01)
      Purpose: To report risk factors, clinical course, and outcome in patients with infectious keratitis following implantation of intracorneal ring segments (ICRS).Methods: the records of 8 patients with culture-proven infectious ...

    • First report of presumed parasitic keratitis in Indians from the Brazilian Amazon 

      Garrido, C.; Campos, M. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000-11-01)
      Purpose. To describe corneal disorders in patients with systemic parasitic disease. Methods. Cross-sectional study consisted of ophthalmologic examinations, peripheral blood tests and skin biopsies in 496 subjects (395 ...

    • Fusarium Keratitis: Genotyping, in Vitro Susceptibility and Clinical Outcomes 

      Oechsler, Rafael Allan [UNIFESP]; Feilmeier, Michael R.; Miller, Darlene; Shi, Wei; Hofling-Lima, Ana Luisa [UNIFESP]; Alfonso, Eduardo C. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013-05-01)
      Purpose: To determine differences in the clinical characteristics and antifungal susceptibility patterns among molecularly characterized ocular Fusarium sp isolates.Methods: Fifty-eight isolates of Fusarium sp obtained ...

    • In vitro activity of fluoroquinolones against ocular bacterial isolates in São Paulo, Brazil 

      Dourado Oliveira, Adalia Dias; Alves d'Azevedo, Pedro; Francisco, Waldemar; Hoefling-Lima, Ana Luisa (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007-02-01)
      Purpose: To compare the in vitro susceptibility profiles of bacterial ocular isolates and to determine minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) of gatifloxacin and moxifloxacin (fourth-generation fluoroquinolones) versus ...

    • In vitro amoebicidal activity of S-nitrosoglutathione and S-nitroso-N-acetylcysteine against trophozoites of Acanthamoeba castellanii 

      Cariello, Angelino Julio [UNIFESP]; Pereira de Souza, Gabriela Freitas; Foronda, Annette Silva [UNIFESP]; Zorat Yu, Maria Cecilia [UNIFESP]; Hofling-Lima, Ana Luisa [UNIFESP]; Oliveira, Marcelo Ganzarolli de (Oxford Univ Press, 2010-03-01)
    • Microbiota Evaluation of Patients With a Boston Type I Keratoprosthesis Treated With Topical 0.5% Moxifloxacin and 5% Povidone-Iodine 

      Magalhaes, Fernanda Pedreira [UNIFESP]; Nascimento, Heloisa Moraes do [UNIFESP]; Ecker, David J.; Sannes-Lowery, Kristin A.; Sampath, Rangarajan; Rosenblatt, Mark I.; Sousa, Luciene Barbosa de [UNIFESP]; Oliveira, Lauro Augusto de [UNIFESP] (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013-04-01)
      Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of a prophylactic regimen of daily topical 0.5% moxifloxacin and 5% povidone-iodine (PI) in patients with Boston type I keratoprosthesis (KPro) and to assess the applicability of a novel ...

    • Ocular rosacea 

      Alvarenga, Lênio Souza [UNIFESP]; Mannis, Mark J. [UNIFESP] (Ethis Communicatins, Inc, 2005-01-01)
      Rosacea is a common skin disease that frequently involves the eye. Although the pathogenesis of the disease remains undefined, recent findings suggest that an altered inflammatory response plays an important role in both ...

    • Ocular wavefront aberrations in patients after diffuse lamellar keratitis 

      Beer, Sandra Maria Canelas; Campos, Mauro; Lopes, Paraguassu Tibirica; Andre, Jose Armando; Schor, Paulo (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007-01-01)
      Purpose: To study ocular wavefront aberrations after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) in patients who developed diffuse lamellar keratitis (DLK).Methods: A case-control evaluation of 47 patients with DLK and 30 uneventful ...

    • Random amplified polymorphic DNA profiles as a tool for the characterization of Brazilian keratitis isolates of the genus Acanthamoeba 

      Alves, J.m.p.; Gusmão, C.x.; Teixeira, M.m.g.; Freitas, Denise de [UNIFESP]; Foronda, A.s.; Affonso, H.t. (Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 2000-01-01)
      The genus Acanthamoeba comprises free-living amebae identified as opportunistic pathogens of humans and other animal species. Morphological, biochemical and molecular approaches have shown wide genetic diversity within the ...