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Santen establishes its first external research laboratory in Europe at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology in London

Santen, in partnership with UCL Institute of Ophthalmology (IoO), is proud to announce the company’s first external research laboratory in Europe.

Van Herick Plus

This a consecutive cross-sectional study of 95 phakic patients over the age of 40-years-old. By applying a short, vertical slit beam, the inferior angle at the scleral-limbal junction at 6 o’clock position was evaluated, photographed and assessed by a ratio...

Jun/Jul 2014 Quiz

History An 80-year-old male had a cataract removed with intraocular lens (IOL) seven years previous. He presented with cloudy vision and it was noted that the IOL was intrinsically opaque. The IOL was replaced and sent for ophthalmic pathology assessment....

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Eye News April/May 2022

Validity of coding in neuro-ophthalmology within large administrative datasets

A systematic review of validation studies of the International Classification of Disease (ICD) coding system, ICD-9 and ICD-10 is presented by the authors. Three searches were conducted based on three concepts, firstly health administration claims and ICD codes, secondly diagnostic...

Review of international telemedicine infrastructure for ROP

This review aimed to review the information and communications technology available for telemedicine, the internet access and economic status of countries at greater risk for higher prevalence of ROP, the framework of established ROP telemedicine programmes, and the cost-effectiveness of...

Reflections on deployment to ICU

Being unexpectedly uprooted from ophthalmology to ICU during the coronavirus pandemic was certainly a challenge, not just clinically, but emotionally and personally. However, it is only through adversary that we learn to appreciate what we have, and there are definitely...

OSA Sustainability Committee holds first meeting

The OSA Sustainability Committee held its first meeting on Friday 23 July. The aim of the committee is to provide information, support and advice to OSA members who want to demonstrate their commitment to behaving in a more environmentally sensitive and more sustainable way.

Intracameral antibiotics in cataract surgery: current evidence base

Following on from our recent online survey*, the authors examine the use of intracameral cefuroxime as the standard of care in cataract surgery. Cataract extraction with intraocular lens implantation is one of the most frequently performed surgical procedures in the...

Incidence and factors associated with complication of sutured and sutureless cataract surgery following PPV

This is a retrospective review of 485 patients who had undergone phacoemulsification and IOL implantation after previous pars planar victrectomy (PPV) surgery between May 2000 and May 2014. The incidence and factors contributing to complications were studied. The most common...

Ocular manifestations of multiple sclerosis: an overview

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune demyelinating disease of the central nervous system (CNS), in which there is dissemination of lesions in time (two or more clinical events) and space (multiple lesions seen on brain and spinal imaging). The pathophysiology...

Surgical treatment of high myopia

Although several excellent modalities are available for correcting high myopia, the surgical treatment of this condition remains one of the biggest challenges for refractive surgeons; this group of patients is often very dependent on contact lenses. If these patients become...