Clinical features and mortality of endogenous panophthalmitis in China

This longitudinal cohort study aimed to report the clinical features, treatment strategy, and mortality of 15 consecutive patients (16 eyes) with endogenous panophthalmitis (EP) at a tertiary medical centre of the largest eye centre in Northern China. Mean age was...

Evaluation of fluocinolone acetonide in the management of BRC

This is a single-centre, retrospective, intervention study of 15 eyes of birdshot retinochoroiditis (BRC) patients who received Iluvein, with a mean follow-up period of 31 months. Five eyes had previously received dexamethasone intravitreal implant 0.7mg (Ozurdex). Fluorescein angiography (FA) showed...

Air tamponade in pars plana vitrectomy for primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment repair

The authors report a study aimed to establish the use of air as a tamponade agent for primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) treatment, regardless of the position or the number of retinal breaks. Two hundred and thirty-six eyes of 230...

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...

Survey of parental experience of contact lens support

In this study, the service under evaluation is for paediatric aphakia patients. Soft contact lenses (CLs) are inserted at the time of surgery and remain in-situ for the immediate postoperative period. The aim is for families to undertake daily CLs...