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Ocular Demodicosis in adult recurrent chalazion

This study found that 73% of adult eyes with recurrent chalazion had ocular Demodicidosis. Weekly lid scrub with 50% tea tree oil for 3 consecutive weeks, together with daily lid scrub with tea tree shampoo, was successful in treating Demodicidosis and preventing recurrence in 97% of cases.

The article was published by
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European Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume / Volumen: 24
Number / Número: 2
First and last pages / Páginas inicial-final: 159-163
Year / Año: 2014
Month / Mes: march

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Principal institution where the research took place
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Department of Ophthalmology, Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Bibliographic references
Referencias bibliográficas

1. Liang L, Safran S, Gao Y, Sheha H, Raju VK, Tseng SC. Ocular demodicosis as a potential cause of pediatric blepharoconjunctivitis. Cornea 29(12):1386-91, 2010.
2. Basta-Juzbasic A, Subic JS, Ljubojevic S. Demodex folliculorum in development of dermatitis rosaceiformis steroidica and rosacea-related diseases. Clin Dermatol 20(2):135-40, 2002.
3. English FP, Nutting WB. Demodicosis of ophthalmic concern. Am J Ophthalmol 91(3):362-72, 1981.
4. Gao YY, Di Pascuale MA, Li W, Baradaran-Rafii A, Elizondo A, Kuo CL, et al. In vitro and in vivo killing of ocular Demodex by tea tree oil. Br J Ophthalmol 89(11):1468-73, 2005.
5. Gao YY, Di Pascuale MA, Elizondo A, Tseng SC. Clinical treatment of ocular demodecosis by lid scrub with tea tree oil. Cornea 26(2):136-43, 2007.

Other articles written by the author Alex Lk Ng
Otros artículos de Alex Lk Ng

Ng AL, Chan TC, Lai JS, Cheng AC. Comparison of the central and peripheral corneal stromal demarcation line depth in conventional versus accelerated collagen cross-linking. Cornea 34(11):1432-6, 2015.
Shih KC, Chan TC, Ng AL, Lai JS, Li WW, Cheng AC, Fan DS. Use of atropine for prevention of childhood myopia progression in clinical practice. Eye Contact Lens 2015.
Ng AL, Chan TC, Cheng AC. Conventional versus accelerated corneal collagen cross-linking in the treatment of keratoconus. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 2015.
Yam JC, Chan CW, Cheng AC. Corneal collagen cross-linking demarcation line depth assessed by Visante OCT after CXL for keratoconus and corneal ectasia. J Refract Surg 28(7):475-81, 2012.
Cheng AC, Ho T, Lau S, Lam DS. Introducing a new ratio useful in the estimation of preoperative corneal power in patients with myopic LASIK based on postoperative corneal data. Cornea 28(1):1-4, 2009.
Srivannaboon S, Rakpanichmanee T, Cheng AC, Fam HB. Estimation of posterior corneal power for IOL calculation after myopic LASIK. J Refract Surg 24(9):946-51, 2008.
Cheng AC, Ho T, Lau S, Wong AL, Leung C, Lam DS. Measurement of LASIK flap thickness with anterior segment optical coherence tomography. J Refract Surg 24(9):879-84, 2008.
Cheng AC, Ho T, Rao SK, Lau S, Lam DS. Posterior corneal curvature measurements with peripheral fitting zones before and after myopic LASIK using Orbscan II. J Refract Surg 24(8):807-10, 2008.
Cheng AC, Rao SK, Lau S, Leung CK, Lam DS. Central corneal thickness measurements by ultrasound, Orbscan II, and Visante OCT after LASIK for myopia. J Refract Surg 24(4):361-5, 2008.
Cheng AC, Rao SS, Lau S, Wong A, Lam DS. Comparison of techniques for corneal power assessment after myopic LASIK without the use of preoperative data. J Refract Surg 24(5):539-43, 2008.

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Alex Lk Ng was invited by SIIC on
Alex Lk Ng fue invitado por SIIC el
2014, august 15
  The authors' report was accepted on
La crónica del autor fue aprobada el
2016, october 21
The authors' report was accepted on
La crónica del autor fue aprobada el
2016, october 21
Published in siicsalud
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2017, january 19

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Infectious Diseases
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/ Oftalmología

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Pharmaceutical Medicine
Medicina Farmacéutica

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Ocular Demodicidosis as a Risk Factor of Adult Recurrent Chalazion

Author / Autor
Alex Lk Ng1, Arthur Ck Cheng2

2 Dr, Department Of Ophthalmology, Hong Kong Sanatorium And Hospital, Consultant Ophthalmologist

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