EuroTimes articles by Priscilla Lynch
Prompt treatment essentialFriday, May 1, 2020
Old and established treatments best for corneal ulcers
The challenge of abnormal corneasFriday, May 1, 2020
Thomas Olsen MD, Denmark,the creator of the Olsen formula and software using the C-constant approach for the prediction of the IOL position, discussed the challenges of IOL calculations in the pathological cornea.
Cell therapy clinical trial to help improve outcomes in COVID-19 patientsThursday, April 16, 2020
A new clinical trial offering an innovative cell therapy treatment for COVID-19 patients with acute respiratory failure has been launched in the UK.
This clinical trial, led by Prof Danny McAuley and Prof Cecilia O’Kane, both researchers from the Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine at Queen’s University Belfast, is investigating the use of allogenic mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) in patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) caused by COVID-19.
TB vaccine trial attracting huge interestWednesday, April 8, 2020
A new clinical trial investigating whether a vaccine against tuberculosis (TB) can give healthcare workers some protection against the coronavirus is being expanded due to the huge interest in signing up already, according to one of the study’s lead investigators.
Could TB vaccines help in fight against coronavirus?Monday, March 30, 2020
Could vaccines against tuberculosis (TB) also help protect against the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2? While the long-existing TB BCG vaccine does not directly protect against this coronavirus, it provides a boost to the immune system, and has been shown to provide some protection against respiratory infections such as influenza in previous studies, which may lead to […]
Dutch ophthalmologists planning for life after coronavirusSunday, March 22, 2020
Present efforts must not forget about the future
Coronavirus and ophthalmologyWednesday, March 11, 2020
What can ophthalmologists do to protect themselves, staff and patients from COVID-19?
Inspiring Medal LectureSunday, March 1, 2020
Carrying out high-quality clinical research is “a moral imperative” and its importance in advancing medicine, and thus improving outcomes for patients, cannot be overstated.
VKC and corneal topographySunday, March 1, 2020
Corneal topography should be performed in all cases of vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) due to the high risk of corneal complications with this condition
Limbal cell transplantsSunday, March 1, 2020
The success of limbal cell transplantation for treating non-healing corneal ulcers continues to improve due to advances in the stem cell supports for this procedure