Journal of Ophthalmic Diseases

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Dr Paolo Melillo received his Ph.D. degree in Health Management in 2012 from the University of Naples “Federico II”. He is Assistant Professor at the Multidisciplinary Department of Medical, Surgical and Dental Sciences of the Second University of Naples, Italy. He has authored or coauthored about 50 scientific publications. His research activity is now focused on advanced methods in ophthalmology…

Name : Paolo Melillo
University : Second University of Naples

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Recent Articles

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    Management of Active Bleeding from Iris Microhaemangiomatosis

    Iris Microhaemangiomas (IMH), vascular tufts usually found at the pupillary margin of the iris, is a rare occurrence. This case report describes a 65-year-old female who presented to our out-patient department with sudden blurring of vision in the left eye with no history of ocular trauma. The examination of the left eye showed iris vascular tufts,…

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    Clover Leaf Vision: Persistent Placoid Maculopathy

    A 51-year-old woman, presented with bilateral decreased central vision over a 3- week period. She states that there is a smudge in her central vision, “the shape of a cloverleaf” (Figure 1). She has an unremarkable past medical history with the exception of a viral illness one-month prior.

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    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.

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PubMed Indexed Articles

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    Newborn Hearing Screenings in Human Immunodeficiency Virus- Exposed Uninfected Infants

    Perinatal HIV infection and congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection may increase the risk for hearing loss. We examined 1,435 infants enrolled in the Surveillance Monitoring of ART Toxicities (SMARTT) study of the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS) network, a prospective study of the safety of in utero antiretroviral (ARV) exposures. We determined…

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    Health Literacy and Education Predict Nutrient Quality of Diet of Socioeconomically Diverse, Urban Adults

    Health literacy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions”. To be health literate, comprehensions as well as numeracy are needed. Health numeracy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity…

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    Optimization of a Clinically Relevant Model of White Matter Stroke in Mice: Histological and Functional Evidences

    White matter (WM) injury during stroke increases the risk of disability and gloomy prognosis of post-stroke rehabilitation. However, modeling of WM loss in rodents has proven to be challenging. We report improved WM injury models in male C57BL/6 mice. Mice were given either endothelin-1 (ET-1) or L-N5-(1-iminoethyl)ornitine (L-NIO) into the periventricular…

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