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Muscle insertion measurement by ultrasound biomicroscopy

The aim of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) preoperatively and postoperatively in patients having primary horizontal muscle surgery. Sixteen eyes of 15 patients with concomitant horizontal strabismus were evaluated; mean age 21.1 ±3.3 years,...

Ultrasound biomicroscopy (part 2): primary angle closure

Patients with primary angle closure or primary angle closure glaucoma [PAC(G)] comprise a significant subgroup affecting around 10% of glaucoma patients amongst Caucasians. Assessment of the patient with angle closure, or narrow angles, requires gonioscopy. However, whilst identifying the presence...

The interpretation and use of ultrasound biomicroscopy (part 1)

Ultrasound Biomicroscopy (UBM) has become increasingly important for the diagnosis of a variety of anterior segment pathologies. Most ophthalmologists are familiar with conventional B-scan ultrasonography techniques, which operate at lower sound frequencies (7.5 to 20MHz). UBM is an ultrasound technique...

Smartphone ophthalmoscopy vs. slit-lamp biomicroscopy in diabetic retinopathy

In this prospective, comparative, clinical study the authors’ aim was to assess the reliability and accuracy of smartphone ophthalmoscopy as compared with standard slit-lamp biomicroscopy in the grading of diabetic retinopathy. One hundred and twenty consecutive, new, diabetic patients underwent...

The prevalence of macular cysts in patients with clinical cone-rod dystrophy determined by spectral domain optical coherence tomography

Cone-rod dystrophy is a progressive photoreceptor disorder which has multiple inheritance patterns. It is rare, with a prevalence of 1 in 40,000. Macular cysts are well recognised in other photoreceptor conditions such as retinitis pigments and choroideraemia, while they are...

Detecting muscle insertion position by ultrasound

The purpose of this study was to investigate the accuracy to locate muscle insertion positions before and after strabismus surgery using wide-field ultrasound biomicroscopy with the bag / balloon technique. Thirty-nine muscles of 22 adult patients aged 34.7 ±15.5 years...

Haag-Streit UK and John Weiss secure Exclusive UK distributorships for VRmagic medical simulator portfolio 

Haag-Streit UK and John Weiss & Son have secured exclusive UK distributorships for the VRmagic range of medical simulator products.

Haag-Streit Simulation Eyesi Slit Lamp Gonioscopy Module launched in the UK

Haag-Streit UK is pleased to announce the launch of the Eyesi Slit Lamp gonioscopy module in the UK.

Comparison of visual fields between migraine and tension type headaches

The aim of the study was to compare the clinical features and visual fields of patients with migraine without aura and tension type headache. Visual fields were assessed whilst the patients were having an attack of pain and tested using...

Update on primary angle closure glaucoma

This review article considers primary angle-closure glaucoma which is responsible for half of glaucoma-related blindness worldwide. Angle closure is characterised by appositional contact between the iris and trabecular meshwork. It tends to develop in eyes with shallow anterior chambers, anteriorly...

A ciliary body tumour

The authors describe a case report of a 60-year-old woman found to have advanced angle closure glaucoma in her right eye and appositional closure of half of the left eye and no glaucoma. The patient had previously undergone two trabeculectomies...

Rotational stability of angle supported phakic IOL

The authors evaluate 50 eyes of 28 patients that underwent an angle fixated phakic intraocular lens (IOL) implantation (Acrysof Cachet). All eyes had moderate to high myopia (-5.25 to-19.63 dioptres) and IOL sizing was performed as per the manufacturer’s recommendation....