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Reported cases of hemifield slide phenomenon

This article reports three cases of hemifield slide, a phenomenon whereby there is an inability to stabilise and fuse visual hemifields. It occurs with heteronymous visual field loss and is thought to result from the loss of corresponding retinal points....

Surgery for acquired distance esotropia

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcome of this surgical approach in the treatment of divergence insufficiency esotropia. This was a retrospective review of 18 patients aged on average 49.6 years; 77% were female. Preoperatively the distance...

Angle of deviation and psychological impact

This questionnaire-based prospective study using the Psychological Impact Questionnaire was designed to investigate whether the size of the angle of deviation, age, sex, presence of diplopia, visual acuity of the worse eye and direction of deviation are related to psychological...

Superior oblique posterior tenotomy for orbital fracture strabismus

The use of superior oblique posterior tenotomy (SOPT) is reported as a primary procedure in five patients with orbital blowout fractures. The mean follow-up was 15.2 months (6-20). Two patients required further surgery because of a larger vertical deviation. SOPT...

BT for retinal detachment strabismus (2020)

The authors report updated experience on factors influencing botulinum toxin (BT) outcomes for strabismus following retinal detachment surgery. This was a retrospective review of 32 patients with follow-up of 20 months (1-132). Mean age at BT injection was 44 years...

Orbital cavernous haemangiomas

This is a review of orbital cavernous haemangiomas (orbital cavernous venous malformations) managed over a 12-year period at a tertiary referral centre. Painless proptosis was the commonest presentation. One hundred and sixty-four patients (96 female and 68 male) underwent surgery...

Superior oblique tuck procedure

A retrospective study was conducted of superior oblique (SO) tuck as a primary and secondary surgery over a 25-year period involved 162 eyes of 162 patients. Two thirds were male. Mean age at surgery was 45.94 years. The left eye...

A case of ipsilateral fourth nerve paresis and Horner’s syndrome

The author presents a single case report of an exceptional association between fourth nerve palsy and ipsilateral Horner’s Syndrome. The case is presented alongside magnetic resonance images (MRI) which reveal a mass in the right cavernous sinus. The 54-year-old woman...

Delayed surgical treatment of orbital trapdoor fracture in paediatric patients

This is a retrospective study of 30 patients between three and 14-years-old, recruited between January 2008 to September 2016, who underwent surgery for trapdoor fractures. Two groups were evaluated: Group A- 17 patients with muscular entrapment, Group B- 13 patients...

Steroid safety in MG treatment

This study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and safety of low to moderate dose oral steroids in patients diagnosed with ocular myasthenia gravis (MG). This was a retrospective case series. The study reviewed 23 patients; 15 males and eight...

Third nerve palsy following cataract surgery with sub-Tenon’s anaesthesia

Figure 1: Photograph showing partial ptosis of the right eye two months after surgery (photo by R McLeod). An 83-year-old lady had routine right eye cataract surgery under uncomplicated sub-Tenon’s anaesthesia. She presented two weeks later, explaining that following the...

Single muscle surgery for hypertropia

The authors undertook partial tenotomies combined with graded marginal recession of single vertical rectus muscles to treat small angle hypertropia in four adults with fusion potential. They report dose response, surgical technique and outcomes. Dose response closely matched the theoretical...