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BVI launch CryoTreQ®, single-use, handheld cryotherapy device

CryoTreQ represents a true revolution in the treatment of retinal tears and detachments.

Applications have now opened for the Scotland Level 5 and 7 Certificates in Optical Care.

Both courses receive generous funding from NES Optometry, so the cost is only £200 (Level 5) or £250 (level 7), with everything you need included in this small fee, which has been kept the same for yet another year.

Ocular complications in retinal vasculitis

In this retrospective study the authors aimed to characterise the incidence rates of visual loss and ocular complications associated with retinal vasculitis (RV – annual incidence of 1-2/ 100000/ per annum). A secondary objective was to compare the visual outcomes...

What’s new in wet AMD papers?

Paper presentations on neovascular (‘wet’) age-related macular degeneration (AMD) from the 16th European Society of Retina Specialists Congress, Copenhagen, September 2016, outline recent research directions evaluating the impact of vision loss on key health domains, patient preferences in the process...

Visual outcomes after surgery for primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment in era of microincision vitrectomy

This is a prospective, multicentre, nationwide study between 2016 and 2017, to investigate the preoperative ocular factors, surgical techniques (pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) or scleral buckling (SB), or combined procedures) for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) and postoperative best corrected visual...

Injection frequency and anatomic outcomes following conversion to Aflibercept in neovascular AMD patients

This is a retrospective study of patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) treated with intravitreal Lucentis and / or Avastin who were switched to aflibercept (Eylea). This study was carried out by the Casey Eye Institute retinal clinics, between...

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...

Improving the availability of titanium reusable instruments

Duckworth & Kent are proud to support NHS hospitals, treatment centres and independent providers with precision engineered titanium reusable instruments.

iStent Technologies Virtual Surgical Course

In November 2021 Glaukos hosted a Virtual Surgical Course on iStent Technologies.

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...

Face Eyes Nose: Facial Aesthetic/Oculoplastic Surgery and Rhinoplasty Fresh Cadaver Dissection & Lecture Course

The highly renowned Face Eyes Nose conference returns to Coventry in May 2019 with the usual successful format of lectures and fresh cadaver dissections. Course Chairman, Rana Das-Gupta, with the help of Course Convenors, SK Ahmed and TK Sankar, has...

Management of retinal diseases: highlights from the AAO 2019 Retina Subspecialty Day Meeting

The author highlights current debate, opinion and late breaking developments in the management of retinal diseases. The American Academy of Ophthalmology’s 2019 Retina Subspecialty Day Meeting was held on 11-12 October, 2019 in San Francisco, USA. Established and emerging innovative...