Suture versus sutureless paediatric cataract surgery

This was a prospective study comparing the outcomes, feasibility and safety of clear corneal cataract surgery with or without sutures in children with paediatric cataract. There were 85 eyes in each group (170 eyes of 110 patients). Each eye was...

Review of paediatric open globe injuries in the US

This study used the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) database to describe the trends in types, demographics and incidence of paediatric open globe injuries in the US. The NIS database covers about 97% of the US population and about 20% of...

Review of international telemedicine infrastructure for ROP

This review aimed to review the information and communications technology available for telemedicine, the internet access and economic status of countries at greater risk for higher prevalence of ROP, the framework of established ROP telemedicine programmes, and the cost-effectiveness of...

Hess vs. Harms vs. PCT measurements

This study aimed to compare the results of the different tests in 36 strabismus patients and 18 healthy controls aged 6-81 years. Tests included alternate prism cover test, Hess screen and Harms screen. Because of glasses restrictions with the Harms...

Ocular motility disturbances after glaucoma drainage device

This is a cross-sectional study of children (<17-years-old) with a glaucoma drainage device (GDD) (Ahmed vs Baerveldt) implanted consecutively by a single surgeon from the Toronto group, between September 2006 and May 2018 and who had an ocular motility examination...

Rural amblyopia prevalence in Iran

The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of amblyopia in subjects aged 3-93 years living in under-served rural areas of Iran. The study was conducted in 2015 in two under-served districts randomly selected from the southwest and...

Diplopia after cataract surgery – risk factors

The risk factors for binocular diplopia after uncomplicated cataract surgery in adults were studied to analyse the patterns of ocular motility and clinical causes. This was a retrospective review of 40 patients; 25 female. Onset of diplopia was at a...

BT outcomes for accommodative esotropia

The purpose of this study was to study the effect of Botulinum Toxin (BT) in refractive and non-refractive accommodative esotropia unresponsive to glasses and poor compliance with glasses. This was a retrospective study of 114 patients who had BT for...

Outcomes of horizontal muscle transplantation

The authors propose the technique of transplantation of the resected muscle segment to the previously recessed muscle for correction of residual / recurrent strabismus in order to restrict surgery to one eye and avoid large recession of previously recessed rectus...

Augmented surgery for monocular elevation deficiency

The outcomes are described for augmented lateral rectus superior transposition in cases of acquired monocular elevation deficiency (MED) associated with large hypotropia in primary gaze. The lateral rectus was transposed superiorly and reinserted on sclera between the temporal margin of...

VA and stereo changes with increasing Bangerter filters

This study investigated the effect of monocular blur induced by Bangerter filters (BF) on both monocular and binocular visual acuity (VA) and stereoacuity in normal visual systems. Subjects included 24 healthy student volunteers aged 20.33 ±1.79 years; 22 female. One...

Central fixation testing in microtropia

This study compared the two assessment methods of the 4D prism test and ocular fixation assessment in order to identify micro strabismus with identity. The study included 112 children; 46 males and 66 females. Anisometropia was present in 108 patients...