D C Lam
Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Lam D, Chua J, Tham C, Lai J. Efficacy and safety of immediate anterior chamber paracentesis in the treatment of acute primary angle-closure glaucoma: a pilot study. Ophthalmology. 2002;109:64-70 pubmed
..No complications from the paracentesis were encountered. From this preliminary study, immediate paracentesis seems to be safe and effective in controlling the intraocular pressure and eliminating symptoms in acute PACG. ..
Lam D, Lai J, Tham C, Chua J, Poon A. Argon laser peripheral iridoplasty versus conventional systemic medical therapy in treatment of acute primary angle-closure glaucoma : a prospective, randomized, controlled trial. Ophthalmology. 2002;109:1591-6 pubmed
..Argon laser peripheral iridoplasty is a safe and more effective alternative to conventional systemic medications in the management of acute PACG not amenable to immediate laser peripheral iridotomy. ..
Lam D, Houang E, Fan D, Lyon D, Seal D, Wong E. Incidence and risk factors for microbial keratitis in Hong Kong: comparison with Europe and North America. Eye (Lond). 2002;16:608-18 pubmed
..Acanthamoeba keratitis was detected but with an incidence rate five times lower than Scotland. Factors predisposing hydrogel CLWs to MK, that were statistically significant, included overnight wear, poor hygiene and smoking. ..
Lam D, Tham C, Kwok A, Gopal L. Combined phacoemulsification, pars plana vitrectomy, removal of intraocular foreign body (IOFB), and primary intraocular lens implantation for patients with IOFB and traumatic cataract. Eye (Lond). 1998;12 ( Pt 3a):395-8 pubmed