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Poole eye hospital marks national accolade following 3500 procedures on local NHS patients

With a celebration brought together community eye care specialists, aiming to ensure residents continue to receive ‘outstanding’ service, Poole eye hospital marks national accolade with event, following more than 3,500 procedures on local NHS patients.

Veterans with vision impairment deserve better public transport links says Paisley Councillor

Cllr Carolann Davidson, Labour & Cooperative Councillor for Paisley East and Central, recently visited Sight Scotland Veterans’ Hawkhead Centre to see first-hand the great work the charity does in supporting veterans with sight loss.

Haag-Streit UK announces the launch of ‘Improving Outcomes’ Biometry Courses

Haag-Streit UK is delighted to announce exclusive dates for two ‘Improving Outcomes’ biometry courses on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th October 2023 at our brand-new dedicated Academy facility.

Refresh for ABDO College common room thanks to Millmead Optical Group

Students at ABDO College will be able to relax in comfort and enjoy a refreshed common room thanks to Millmead Optical Group.

Analysis of ‘urgent’ cataract referrals from community optometrists in the West of Scotland

As elective cataract services restart post-COVID, how do we establish which patients should be a priority? The authors share their findings from a review of ‘urgent’ referrals received by the ophthalmology department in NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde. The COVID-19...

Under pressure: a tool to aid the 
non-ophthalmic practitioner in the timely management of acute angle closure

Acute angle closure is a true ophthalmic emergency that mandates timely diagnosis and treatment. The priority in initial management is to lower the intraocular pressure in an expeditious matter using medical treatments. The risk of irreversible glaucomatous optic neuropathy is...

Epiretinal membranes in uveitic macular oedema

Epiretinal membrane (ERM) formation in uveitic macular oedema is a fairly common structural complication of the retina. The authors describe a retrospective case series of 104 eyes of 77 patients with uveitic macular oedema from a tertiary centre. The treatment...

Endo-illumination-aided SB combined with IVT hyaluronate for RRD

The authors report a retrospective non-randomised control trial that evaluated the efficacy and safety of 25-gauge illumination-aided scleral buckling (SB) combined with hyaluronate injection for the treatment of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD). Forty-five cases were included in this study. Twenty-five...

Topcon Launches the 3D OCT Maestro2 with Automated OCTA

Topcon’s fully automated OCT with integrated true colour fundus camera now features OCT Angiography1, follow-up scanning and data management.

Haag-Streit UK announces the launch of the LENSTAR Myopia in the UK

HS-UK is pleased to announce the launch of the LENSTAR Myopia in the UK.

HS-UK to be authorised distributor for the Vision Engineering 3D Deep Reality Viewer

HS-UK is delighted to announce that it is now the authorised distributor for the Deep Reality Viewer (DRV) in the UK.

A social media triumph for Ukraine

Following the outbreak of the war in Ukraine in February last year, the charity Ophthalmic Aid to Eastern Europe (OAEE) set about trying to gather ophthalmic equipment and supplies for Ukraine.