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Progression of macular atrophy in Stargardt disease

The authors present a study of a cohort of patients with genetically proven ABCA4 gene mutation related Stargardt disease. They aimed to quantify the effect of lesion location and topography on disease progression using fundus autofluorescence imaging. One hundred and...

Choroidal defects in neurofibromatosis

The aim of this study was to investigate the frequency of choroidal abnormalities using infrared reflectance imaging with optical coherence tomography (OCT) in paediatric patients with neurofibromatosis (NF) type 1. Thirty-eight eyes of 19 patients were reviewed. NF1 was diagnosed...

Vici syndrome

Vici syndrome is a condition associated with agenesis of the corpus callosum, congenital cataract, incomplete albinism, ± immunodeficiency and cardiomyopathy. Individuals show profound hypotony and severe neuro abnormalities. This paper reports a case of Vici syndrome. A 38-month-old female had...

Vital dyes in ophthalmology

This comprehensive review gives an excellent summary of the uses and properties of the different dyes available to aid better visualisation and diagnoses in ophthalmology. The authors clearly display the pharmacological properties, molecular details, osmolarity and indications in clinical ophthalmology...

Liquid adhesive bandage for clear corneal cataract incisions

This paper reports a prospective randomised controlled trial of patients undergoing routine phacoemulsification with a 2.75mm clear corneal incision and followed up for 14 days postoperatively. They evaluated wound edge closure, surgically induced astigmatism and foreign body sensation after use...

Arterial stiffness and PEX

The authors describe a study of 25 newly diagnosed patients with pseudoexfoliation glaucoma (PEX) and 25 controls to evaluate carotid femoral pulse wave velocity (CF-PWV) values. The CF-PWV was assessed using a noninvasive device by measuring the pulse transmit time...

Cutting-edge practice in glaucoma care: what, how and why?

More effective treatments and drug delivery modalities, implantable minimally invasive glaucoma surgical (MIGS) devices, as well as accelerating clinical research programmes, will transform the surgical and clinical management of glaucoma in the near future. There is also an ever-greater emphasis...

Scope Eyecare Announces Winners of Independent Prescriber Bursary Awards 2022

Three winners announced among 70 applicants.

Haag-Streit Academy celebrates 10 years of first class clinical CPD-accredited training

Haag-Streit UK is pleased to celebrate 10 years of providing high quality slit lamp, biometry and perimetry training. In 2014, the Haag-Streit Academy was born, with the launch of the first ‘Improving Outcomes’ biometry course.

Lord Trees and Baroness Sugg call to end Neglected Tropical Diseases with charity coalition at Westminster event

UK Coalition against Neglected Tropical Diseases works alongside co-host parliamentary reception in the House of Lords.

Optical Express sponsors Atlantic rowing challenge for dementia research

Optical Express has become the official headline sponsor of a rowing challenge that will see Jason Black (52) and Neil Glover (60) row over 3100 miles across the Atlantic Ocean, in an effort to raise money to fund groundbreaking research into a cure for dementia.

Exciting opportunities for ophthalmic work in Victoria, Australia – consider moving ‘down under’

Opportunity: We are looking to expand our growing practice of four ophthalmologists.