Attitudes to strabismus in an Ethiopian population

The authors conducted a community-based cross-sectional study in Gondar town (NW Ethiopia) in April 2019 of all eligible adults with a two-stage random sampling procedure for recruitment. Six hundred and two participants were included with a response rate of 94.9%...

Corneal dellen following strabismus surgery

This study aimed to evaluate the frequency of corneal dellen (CD) development, the healing process and associated factors that affect the development and healing of CD formation after strabismus surgery. This study retrospectively reviewed 1264 eyes of 714 patients from...

Review of the use of amniotic membrane in restrictive strabismus

This literature review was undertaken to investigate the indications, complications and final results of amniotic membrane (AM) transplantation in ocular motility restrictions. The review (of 1103 papers) outlines the healing process plus use of AM. Excluded papers were those of...

Detection of SO tendon abnormality versus atrophy

This study aimed to evaluate patterns of binocular misalignment in primary gaze, lateral and vertical gaze, and head tilt in patients showing head-tilt dependent hypertropia associated with discontinued superior oblique (SO) tendon but without SO muscle atrophy, versus patients with...

Impact of COVID-19 on orthoptic services during a recovery phase

The purpose of this study was to conduct a follow-up survey of orthoptic practice in the UK and Ireland during the summer 2020 interim recovery phase of the pandemic. This was a prospective cross-sectional survey from July 1 2020 to...

The eyes of healthy children effected by virtual schooling

The authors aimed to assess how the increased use of technology during a day of virtual school as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic affected the eyes of healthy children. Children aged 10 to 17 years who attended school virtually...

Using a fenestration technique for partially accommodative esotropia

The authors evaluate a fenestration technique which is described as a modified sutureless hang-back recession, for cases of partially accommodative esotropia, in a prospective non-controlled cohort. Children under 10-years-old with full accommodative correction and a partially accommodative esotropia between 10...

Comparing bimedial rectus recession and botulinum toxin for partially accommodative esotropia

The authors present a retrospective case review to compare bimedial rectus recession and botulinum toxin injection to the medial recti. This study was possible due to the different first-line preferences of the individual surgeons within the team. Inclusion criteria were...

Impact of COVID-19 on primary retinal detachments

This study aimed to describe the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the presentation characteristics, timings, and surgical decisions for primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD). The cohort included all patients who presented to a Portuguese centre over a two-year period,...

Progression of macular atrophy on long-term anti-VEGF therapy for AMD

This retrospective study evaluated the progression of macular atrophy in 53 eyes of 53 patients receiving AntiVEGF Therapy for age-related macular degeneration (nAMD), for at least six years. None of the patients had any macular atrophy (MA) at presentation. MA...

What caregivers know about VKC and effect of this on compliance

The authors aimed to determine the knowledge, attitude, and practice among caregivers of children with vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) to assess their level of understanding of the disease and factors that affect compliance with medical advice and compel them to use...

Causes of childhood open globe injuries sustained during playtime

This study explored the possible mechanisms of paediatric open globe injuries that occurred during playtime and required surgical treatment. The study was conducted in a single centre in Egypt. This was a prospective study of all children admitted with open...