Incidence and factors associated with complication of sutured and sutureless cataract surgery following PPV

This is a retrospective review of 485 patients who had undergone phacoemulsification and IOL implantation after previous pars planar victrectomy (PPV) surgery between May 2000 and May 2014. The incidence and factors contributing to complications were studied. The most common...

Vitrectomy after ocriplasmin for VVMT adhesion of MH study

This is a multicentre retrospective study of 51 eyes that received intravitreal ocriplasmin between January 2013 to January 2014 for symptomatic vitreomacular (VMT) +/- macular hole (MH), and then went on to PPV for persistent pathology, comparing a control group...

Intravitreal bevacizumab vs. ranibizumab in the treatment of macular oedema due to BRVO

This is a randomised, prospective, non-inferiority trial of 75 patients with macular oedema due to a branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) who received intravitreal injections of ranibizumab or bevacizumab after 1:1 block randomisation. This study is to measure the difference...

Resveratrol protects against steroid induced intraocular pressure

Topical and systemic steroid delivery is a very effective treatment for many ocular conditions but is compromised by raised intraocular pressure which in turn leads to death of retinal ganglion cells and irreversible blindness. This is an important consideration with...

Screening for ROP using wide-angle digital retinal photography by non-ophthalmologists

This is a systematic review article to evaluate the accuracy of digital retinal photography (DRP) performed by trained personnel (non-ophthalmologists) in diagnosing clinically significant retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). The authors used search engines including Medline, EMBASE, CINAHL and Cochrane databases....

Myopic choroidal neovascularisation

This is a review article summarising the latest myopic CNV (choroidal neovascularisation) literature in the clinical experience and management outcomes for recommendation algorithm. The aetiology of the myopic CNV was discussed by the authors under the heading of the heredo-degenerative...

Transfected RPE cells inhibit AMD in rats

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of blindness in the elderly. Wet AMD is characterised by choroidal neovascularisation, new vessels into the retina, leading to leakage and tissue damage. Many proangiogenic factors particularly vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)...

Efficacy and safety of intravitreal aflibercept injection in wet age-related macular degeneration

This is a sub-group study of double masked review of patients randomised to different dosages and treatment frequency compared between aflibercept and ranibizumab treatment. This is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of intravitreal aflibercept (IVT-AFL) in Japanese patients with...

Retinal blood flow changes in glaucoma

This study examined the changes in retinal blood flow and vessel diameter after IOP reduction in high- and low-pressure glaucoma; exfoliation glaucoma (ExG) and normal-tension glaucoma (NTG). Glaucoma progression is seen at times in eyes despite IOP reduction and changes...

Ocular Trauma Scores in paediatric open globe injuries

This is a retrospective case series of 71 open globe injuries in children of less than 18 years of age, with a minimum follow-up period of one year, between 1 September 1992 to 31 July 2011, from the Eye Department...

Morning glory syndrome associated with PHPV

This is a retrospective review of the medical records of 85 eyes / 74 patients diagnosed as morning glory syndrome (MGS) in the clinic between November 2009 and November 2012. Twenty two eyes of 19 patients diagnosed as having MGS...

Short-term outcome after intravitreal ranibizumab injections for ROP

This is an interventional case series study of three premature babies (six eyes) with high risk prethreshold or threshold retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) with plus disease that received intravitreal ranibizumab injections for ROP. All infants received intravitreal ranibizumab injections of...

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