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Effect of anti-VEGF treatment on PED morphology

This retrospective study of 30 eyes assessed the effect of anti-VEGF on morphology of pigment epithelial detachments (PED) secondary to age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Thirty eyes of 28 patients with PED were compared to 30 eyes of 30 patients with...

Emerging therapies for geographic atrophy: complement inhibitors show potential to slow progression and preserve RPE and photoreceptor integrity

Geographic atrophy (GA) is an advanced form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) characterised by progressive, irreversible loss of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) and photoreceptors and is estimated to account for approximately 10% of AMD-related blindness [1-4]. The Age-Related Eye...

Management of ocular surface disease

This is a retrospective study of patients with ocular surface disease (OSIDs) treated with IKERVIS in a single centre between 2016 to 2019 with at least six months follow-up. Clinical outcome was defined as successful (resolved or stable disease), active...

Real-world experience of using ciclosporin-A 0.1% in the management of ocular surface inflammatory diseases

This is a retrospective study of patients with ocular surface inflammatory diseases (OSIDs) treated with IKERVIS in a single centre between 2016 to 2019 with at least six months follow-up. Clinical outcome was defined as successful (resolved or stable disease),...

Does amniotic membrane transplant improve outcomes in chemical injuries?

This single centre, randomised, parallel-controlled clinical trial compared the outcomes of patients with Roper-Hall grade IV ocular chemical injury that had conventional treatment vs. combined medical treatment and amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT). They followed up 60 patients between August 2006...

Amniotic membrane transplantation for SJS/TEN

This is a retrospective study of consecutive patients who underwent amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) in the acute stage of Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) / toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) from Toronto, Canada, between 2009 and 2018 and had more than three months...

Clinical relevance of the anatomic classification of neovascular age-related macular degeneration

The author explains why an OCT-based classification of neovascular AMD is needed and how these neovascular subtypes may help to predict patients’ long-term visual outcome. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a chronic and progressive neurodegenerative process involving the macula in...

Eye News to partner with AOP Young Ophthalmologists Program

We are delighted to announce our partnership with the AOP (Advanced Ophthalmologic Practice) Academy Young Ophthalmologists event 'Retina: How to avoid false friends'.

Importing iron to the retina

In the retina, iron is particularly critical for the visual phototransduction cascade. In the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE), RPE65 activity leads to 11-cis-retinaldehyde, the photosensitive component of rhodopsin production and iron containing enzymes are necessary for disc replacement in photoreceptor...

Macula re-attachment following intravitreal ranibizumab in rhegmatogenous retinal detachment

Ranibizumab (Lucentis) is a vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitor (anti-VEGF) used for treatment of choroidal neovascular membrane [1]. We report a case where macula off inferior rhegmatogenous retinal detachment was misdiagnosed as wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and three intravitreal...

Hot debates in medical retina and imaging: Perspectives from the Controversies in Ophthalmology 2020 virtual conference

Controversies in medical retina and imaging were debated during the Controversies in Ophthalmology 2020 virtual conference held during two mid-day scientific sessions on 27 and 28 March 2020. The author recounts key perspectives and presents viewpoint recommendations from the Vision...

Technology in ophthalmology – a promising future and what we need to know about the regulations

Undoubtedly, ophthalmology is one of the greatest sources of inspiration for technological progress in medicine. Thus far, we have seen remarkable advancements in the technology used by ophthalmologists across all subspecialties. From simplifying common procedures, to treating previously incurable conditions,...