BACKGROUND : Human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
(HIV/AIDS) causes impairment to the immune system, which then leads to
immunocompromised conditions, and allows for opportunistic infection ...
BACKGROUND : The study was undertaken in order to determine
in patients with large optic discs and large optic cups, the
proportion with physiologic cupping (normal eyes) misdiagnosed
as glaucomatous; and further, to ...
Mathebula, Solani D.; Makunyane, P.S. (Priscilla)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-01-31)
BACKGROUND : Ocular disorders occur in 50% – 80% of HIV and AIDS patients, and dry eye has
been reported as one of the most common anterior segment manifestations in these patients.
AIM : The aim of this study was to ...
Mathebula, Solani D.; Makunyane, P.S. (Priscilla)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-12-01)
BACKGROUND : The prevalence of HIV and AIDS is causing an enormous public health burden.
Its manifestations spare no organ. Ocular complications are mainly attributed to various
opportunistic infections which are ...
Makunyane, P.S. (Priscilla); Mathebula, Solani D.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-08-30)
The purpose of this review is to update clinicians on available literature on the ocular toxicity
of ethambutol and the type of eye care to be provided to patients treated with these medications.
Ethambutol is a commonly ...
Makunyane, P.S. (Priscilla)(South African Society of Occupational Medicine (SASOM), 2016-05)
BACKGROUND : Colour vision is a function of the visual system and is important in visually-demanding environments
such as aviation. There is no international consensus on minimum colour vision standards or on colour ...