Search for dissertations about: "cataract"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 swedish dissertations containing the word cataract.

  1. 1. Long-term outcome after cataract surgery a longitudinal study

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Britta Lundqvist; Eva Mönestam; Ulf Stenevi; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cataract; cataract surgery outcome; longitudinal study; subjective visual acuity; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Ophtalmology Ophtalmiatrics; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Oftalmologi Oftalmiatrik; Ophtalmology; oftalmiatrik;

    Abstract : Background Cataract surgery is the most common surgical procedure carried out in the developed world and surgery volumes have increased considerably during the last decades. Various aspects of the surgical procedure, including surgical incision size and intraocular lens materials, have changed substantially, improving the safety and the quality of the outcome. READ MORE

  2. 2. Superoxide dismutase 1 and cataract

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för klinisk vetenskap

    Author : Eva Olofsson; Anders Behndig; Stefan Marklund; Marjorie Lou; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cataract; diabetes mellitus; nitric oxide; superoxide; superoxide dismutase; SOD1 null mice; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Ophtalmology Ophtalmiatrics; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Oftalmologi Oftalmiatrik; oftalmiatrik; Ophtalmology;

    Abstract : Light and oxygen generate harmful reactive oxygen species (ROS) in the lens, causing biochemical changes that gradually disarrange the lens fibres resulting in light scattering and loss of transparency. In the healthy eye, this chronic exposure to oxidative stress may lead to age-related cataract. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prevention of Experimental Cataract Induced by UVR

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Martin Kronschläger; Per Söderberg; Madeleine Zetterberg; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cataract; ultraviolet radiation; apoptosis; thioltransferase; caffeine;

    Abstract : Cataract is the leading cause of blindness in the world and is defined by opacification of the normally transparent lens of the eye. The major avoidable cause of cataract is ultraviolet radiation (UVR), but no current strategies have been developed to prevent the onset of cataract. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ultraviolet Radiation Cataract

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Konstantin Galichanin; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; lens;

    Abstract : Cataract is the leading cause of blindness in the world. Epidemiological and experimental evidence supports a link between mid-range ultraviolet radiation (UVR-B) exposure and the development of cataract. READ MORE

  5. 5. Safety and  efficacy in the cataract surgery process

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Inger Westborg; Eva Mönestam; Marie Burstedt; Patrik Danielson; Björn Johansson; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cataract; prospective cohort study; patient safety; age-related macular degeneration; Ophtalmology; oftalmiatrik;

    Abstract : BackgroundCataract and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are two major causes for visual impairment in the elderly. Cataract surgery is one of the most common surgical interventions performed in the western world. As a consequence of the increasing number of operations performed, postoperative visits are a large workload for surgical units. READ MORE