Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
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ISSN: 2155-9570

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Linda Hynan

Linda Hynan


  • Research Article
    Optimizing Treatment Outcomes for Ocular Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid
    Author(s): Ryan C Teeple, Linda Hynan and H. Dwight CavanaghRyan C Teeple, Linda Hynan and H. Dwight Cavanagh

    Purpose: To evaluate the change in best corrected visual acuity over time for patients with ocular mucous membrane pemphigoid (MMP) and to compare the effectiveness of various immunosuppressive treatments in preserving vision.Design: Retrospective chart review. Outcome measures: The principal outcome measures assessed were: improvement in vision, no change in vision or a decrease in vision.Methods: All patients diagnosed with ocular cicatricial pemphigoid or mucous membrane pemphigoid at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas from 2003 to 2012 were identified and their charts reviewed.Results: 29 patients and 57 eyes were included in the study. 22 of the patients had positive biopsies. The average age of the patients was 67 years old. The average follow-up was 49 months (range 6–143 mo.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9570-S2-005

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