Challenges in paediatric keratoplastyMonday, June 17, 2019
Corneal transplantation in a pediatric patient population poses special challenges, but good results may still be obtained with careful case selection, rigorous surgery and meticulous postoperative care.
Vigilance urged with herpes zoster resurgenceFriday, June 14, 2019
Efforts to combat vision loss from herpes zoster (HZ) ophthalmicus require a multifaceted approach from vaccination to potential long-term suppressive therapy
Diabetic retinopathy and telemedicine research wins fellowship awardFriday, June 14, 2019
Doctor’s ground-breaking research into diabetic retinopathy and telemedicine wins International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) and Allergan Fellowship.
Topical antibiotics after routine cataract surgeryThursday, June 13, 2019
Topical antibiotics are not necessary following routine cataract surgery and should not be systemically prescribed, according to the results of a large-scale study in the United Kingdom.
Limited vitrectomy spares vitreous and reduces complicationsTuesday, May 21, 2019
Procedure removes enough of the vitreous to relieve stress on macula
Circadian variation in fluorescein signallingThursday, May 16, 2019
Retinal blood-brain permeability appears to vary depending on the time of day, according to a study presented at the annual Meeting of the Irish College of Ophthalmology in Galway, Ireland.
Hereditary collagen disease a cause of glaucomaThursday, May 16, 2019
The mutations in collagen genes that cause osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) also appear to cause primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) in affected individuals, indicating that collagen abnormalities may also underlie glaucomatous pathology, said Emer Doolan MD at the Annual Conference of the Irish College of Ophthalmologists. Dr Doolan, who is based at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital […]
Lens design critical in preventing PCOMonday, May 13, 2019
Square-edged design and the sharpness of the posterior edge key to PCO
Big Data eye researchSunday, May 5, 2019
Developed nations much to learn about eye care from the developing world, particularly in reducing costs, increasing efficiency and patient access – and leveraging huge patient data sets to improve outcomes, Alan L Robin MD told Glaucoma Day 2019 at the ASCRS Symposium in San Diego, USA.
Positive outcomes in clinical evaluation of bioengineered corneaThursday, May 2, 2019
Symptomatic improvement after two years of follow-up