Now showing items 1-6 of 6
Influence of uncorrected refractive error and unmet refractive error on visual impairment in a Brazilian population
(Bmc Ophthalmology, 2014-06-25) [Artigo]
Background: The World Health Organization (WHO) definitions of blindness and visual impairment are widely based on best-corrected visual acuity excluding uncorrected refractive errors (URE) as a visual impairment cause. ...
Frequência de ocorrência de carcinoma basocelular palpebral na região Centro-Oeste paulista e características dos portadores
(Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia, 2011-08-01) [Artigo]
OBJETIVO: Observar a frequência de ocorrência do carcinoma basocelular palpebral na região Centro-Oeste paulista e descrever o perfil demográfico dos portadores. MÉTODOS: Estudo transversal, de amostragem aleatória, realizado ...
Expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) in Macrophages, Fibroblasts, and Endothelial Cells in Pterygium Treated with 5-Fluorouracil
(Seminars In Ophthalmology, 2015-05-01) [Artigo]
Purpose: To evaluate the VEGF expression in macrophages, fibroblasts, and endothelial cells from pterygium before and after 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) exposure.Methods: 68 excised pterygia (42 primary and 26 recurrent) were ...
Prevalence of Refractive Errors in a Brazilian Population: The Botucatu Eye Study
(Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
Purpose: To determine the prevalence and demographic associations of refractive error in Botucatu, Brazil. Methods: A population-based, cross-sectional prevalence study was conducted, which involved random, household cluster ...
Prevalence and causes of visual impairment in a Brazilian population: The Botucatu Eye Study
(Bmc Ophthalmology, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
Background: This paper reports population-based data on the prevalence and causes of visual impairment among children and adults in Botucatu, Brazil.Methods: A population-based cross-sectional study was conducted involving ...
Prevalence of Diabetes and Diabetic Retinopathy in a Brazilian Population
(Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 2014-02-01) [Artigo]
Purpose: To evaluate the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and diabetic retinopathy (DR) in a Brazilian population.Methods: Population-based, cross-sectional study conducted in 9 cities located in the Midwest region ...