Journal of Ophthalmic Diseases

Current Issue

  • Case report - Medical Published: Sep 15, 2016

    Persistent Fetal Vasculature with Atypical Presentation

    Persistent fetal vasculature is an uncommon condition, presenting clinically as Leukocoria (white pupillary reflex), micro-ophthalmia, and cataract. The authors report a case of an infant with atypical normal corneal diameter and long axial length sizes.

    -Trivizki O, Mezad-Koursh D and Stolovich C

  • Medical image - Medical Published: Mar 24, 2016

    Chronic Post-operative Endophthalmitis due to Propionibacterium Acnes

    An 82-year-old female presented with a four month history of left eye glare and visual acuity disturbance. History included dyslipidemia and hypertension. The patient’s ocular history included left eye open angle glaucoma, which was diagnosed about three years earlier; she had undergone bilateral cataract removal ten years earlier.

    -Asaf Achiron and Mohamad Midlij

  • Research article - Medical Published: Dec 20, 2015

    Central Corneal Thickness in Newly Diagnosed Cameroonian Glaucoma Patients with ‘Normal’ Intraocular Pressures

    Intraocular pressure (IOP) is known to be the most important risk factor for glaucoma as the risk of glaucomatous optic nerve damage increases with increasing IOP. The Early Manifest Glaucoma Trial reported delay in progression of the disease with lowering the IOP in patients with open-angle glaucoma who have elevated…

    -Dohvoma VA, Nchifor A, Mvogo SRE, Koki G, Attha E, Bella A, Mvogo CE

  • Editorial - Medical Published: Dec 14, 2015

    Introducing the Journal of Ophthalmic Diseases

    We are proud to introduce JOD with an open-source, continuous-publication platform that allows multimedia presentation of clinically significant research. The papers published in JOD are accessible (5-6 days after acceptance) through the Elyns Group web sites, as well as in downloadable PDF versions with additional material.

    -Paolo Melillo

  • Research article - Medical Published: Oct 05, 2015

    Eyelid Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma – Devastating Masquerader Revisited

    A retrospective consecutive case record analysis of 94 patients, clinico-pathologically diagnosed as sebaceous gland carcinoma was performed. The patients whose first consultation for the eyelid lesion at our centre ware grouped as ‘Primary visitors’. All the other patients, who had received medical treatment elsewhere before coming to our centre, were…

    -Apjit Kaur, Ankur Yadav