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Effect of low-dose atropine on myopia progression

A randomised study to evaluate the effects of 0.01% and 0.02% atropine eye drops (one drop once nightly to both eyes) on myopic progression, pupil diameter and accommodative amplitude in myopic patients. Four hundred myopic children were divided into three...

How to achieve 1% solution of Lissamine green

Lissamine green (LG) concentration of 1% is clinically effective in the diagnosis of ocular surface disease. LG is now commercially available only in a form of dye-impregnated strips, whose concentration is insufficient. This study examined how to achieve 1% concentration...

Bromfenac versus betamethasone in diabetic macular oedema

This is a randomised, prospective, single-centre trial in patients diagnosed with diabetic macular oedema (DMO) with central subfield thickness (CST) of 250-500µm, who refused anti-VEGF treatment. Nineteen eyes of 19 patients were randomised to bromfenac (BF) or betamethasone (BM) drops,...

Bandage contact lens cultures after corneal collagen cross-linking

Corneal collagen cross-linking (CCL) is a treatment modality that has been shown to stop the progression of keratoconus. There have also been reports that CCL acts as an antimicrobiologic agent in treating resistant microbial keratitis. This study aimed to investigate...

Now, more than ever, communication is important to eye health.

To support our eyecare providers and your ability to provide care for your patients during this time, Topcon Healthcare is providing eye care professionals in Europe, the Middle East and Africa FREE access to our advanced telemedicine solution, Harmony.

Sight Scotland Veteran’s Linburn Walled Garden being transformed into therapy hub

Sight Scotland Veterans has joined forces with Cyrenians to transform the Walled Garden at its Linburn Centre in West Lothian into a therapy hub which can be used by veterans, families and the local community.

Tear film thickness after treatment with artificial tears in patients with moderate dry eye disease

In recent years artificial tear drops addressing tear film osmolarity have come onto the market. Increased tear evaporation and reduced tear volume results in tear hyperosmolarity. This triggers an inflammatory process leading to apoptosis of goblet and epithelial cells. Trehalose,...

What caregivers know about VKC and effect of this on compliance

The authors aimed to determine the knowledge, attitude, and practice among caregivers of children with vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) to assess their level of understanding of the disease and factors that affect compliance with medical advice and compel them to use...

RCOphth asks ophthalmologists to ‘show leadership’

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has issued advice and guidance for ophthalmologists regarding COVID-19.

Unique case of steroid-induced intraocular pressure spike causing NAION

The literature describes previous cases of nonarteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy (NAION) following rapid rises in intraocular pressure (IOP) leading to reduced optic nerve head perfusion and disruption. This is commonly following ophthalmic procedures, acute glaucoma or steroid eye drops....

Tacrolimus for endothelial rejection

This double-blinded randomised controlled trial tested the use of adjuvant topical Tacrolimus drops in cases of acute endothelial rejection in penetrating keratoplasty (PK). Patients with typical signs of endothelial rejection were randomised to receive either steroid therapy with topical Tacrolimus...

Viral conjunctivitis and COVID-19

A joint statement was released by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and College of Optometrists on 19 March.