Misty Mole Gets New Glasses

Misty Mole Gets New Glasses is an illustrated children’s book written by doctor Dr Yasmin El Rouby and illustrated by Ishy Walters. Together, they’ve managed to craft a beautifully written short story that highlights what it’s like moving through life...

The Surgeon

The Surgeon is a short, fictional story based in the (very) near future, 2030. It covers the investigation of a politician who died during routine heart surgery carried out by a prominent cardiothoracic surgeon using a robotic system/AI (called A.I.R)....

Keratoconus: Diagnosis and Management

From the history of keratoconus to its diagnosis and management, this book covers everything. Don’t be fooled by thinking keratoconus is a simple disease like I did; this book is dense, and packed with information. The book is divided into...

MCQs for FRCOphth Part 1

The FRCOphth Part 1 is the first of the fellowship examinations set by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. It is considered one of the hardest and challenging examinations focusing on the theoretical knowledge of the learning outcomes set in the...

Reflections of a Pupil: What Your Med School and Ophthalmology Textbooks Can’t Teach You (But What Your Mentors, Colleagues and Patients Will)

Reflections of a Pupil is a thought-provoking collection of anecdotes, clinical pearls and life lessons written by Ophthalmologist R Rishi Gupta. While ophthalmologists have a seemingly endless collection of textbooks to choose from to build their knowledge, this book offers...

Ocular Telehealth: A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

Ocular Telehealth: A Practical Guide is in its first edition, which is great considering the recent adjustments to practical medical delivery that the COVID-19 pandemic has mandated. Overall, this book is well written in a structured format defining the uses...

The Ophthalmic Assistant: A Text for Allied and Associated Ophthalmic Personnel, 11th Edition

The 11th edition of The Ophthalmic Assistant is a great resource for anybody working within the world of eyecare and health. The book really does cater to a wide range of people including theatre staff, ophthalmic nurses, optometrists, dispensing opticians,...

Ophthalmology Secrets, Fifth Edition

Janice Gault presents the fifth edition of the critically acclaimed Ophthalmology Secrets. If you are someone like me, who is sceptical and needs persuaded to add another textbook to their collection, let me be the first to convince you the...

Last-Minute Optics, Second Edition

For those who shudder at the thought of clinical optics, this is the book for you. Dr Hunter’s second edition of Last-Minute Optics is a resource for more than just last-minute cramming, despite its title. It provides a real-life perspective...

Atlas Of Orbital Imaging

It was an absolute pleasure to review this beautifully written textbook. Authorship is from a diverse, international group of experienced and respected oculoplastic surgeons with an interest in orbital disease. A significant contribution to most of these chapters has been...

Handbook of Retinal OCT (Second Edition)

Duker et al. present the second edition of their Handbook of Retinal OCT. It’s an upgrade from their last edition in many respects – there’s an enhanced digital version, the pages have a nice glossy sheen which makes it feel...

Basic and Clinical Science Course: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

The Basic and Clinical Science Course done by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) is a firm favourite, not just in the US, but across Europe as well. We’ve reviewed a few updates to their series, and I was happy...