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I’m ophthalmologist, head doctor at Clínica do Olho. My job is essentially practical. I work mainly with clinical examinations plus OCT for identity people who may go blind in the future, specially by glaucoma. I live and work in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, the most African city in the world outside Africa. Then, there are thousands of glaucoma suspects and glaucoma patients in my routine.
February 2004 - present
Clínica do Olho
- Head of Department
- I'm the head doctor and the founder at Clínica do Olho. My clinic is specialized in medical care for people without medical insurance, approximately 85% of population in Salvador-Ba, Brazil. My bigger experience is to use OCT for glaucoma diagnosis.
Glaucoma is characterized by a progressive loss of ganglion cells and of the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL), mostly related to an intraocular pressure higher than normal. According to the format of the camerular sinus, Glaucoma is divided in Open-Angle and Angle-Closure. Classically, it is known that angle-closure glaucoma is more aggressive than...
Usually Bevacizumab is used by intra-vitreous injection. According to following paper this is possible. Does anyone have experience with this route of administration of Bevacizumab?
Attached image was maked today, an example of partial vitreous detachment found in OCT, after detections loss vision on left eye of this patient.