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Gonioscopy: A Video Assisted Skill Transfer Approach

Gonioscopy is a critical part of the eye examination, a challenging technique to learn and although drawings and photographs are helpful, videos that demonstrate the technique and findings are particularly valuable. Interpretation beyond merely identifying whether there is a closed...

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.

Usefulness of gonioscopy to investigate cause of corneal oedema after cataract surgery

A 72-year-old man with ocular hypertension presented three months after routine right phacoemulsification and toric intraocular lens (IOL) implantation with a two-week history of an irritated right eye and a sudden deterioration in right vision. His preoperative spherical equivalence was...

Anterior segment OCT predicts gonioscopic angle closure

This is a prospective observational study of 342 subjects over four years. Sixty-five were controls who had open angles both on gonioscopy and AS-OCT, while 277 had open angles only on gonioscopy but iridotrabecular contact (ITC) on AS-OCT (one to...

New iprism SX from Glaukos for trabecular bypass surgery optomizes intraoperative control and visibility

The new iprismĀ® SX single-use surgical gonioscopic lens provides exceptional clarity with expanded views of all angle structures and enhanced design characteristics, including integrated stabilisation features.

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...

Intraocular pressure reduction after cataract surgery

Several studies have shown the efficacy of cataract surgery in lowering intraocular pressure (IOP), especially in angle closure glaucoma compared to open angle. A total of 156 eyes of 109 patients (without glaucoma or with medically controlled glaucoma) were included....

Mid-term evaluation of the new Glaukos iStent

This is a prospective non-randomised interventional study to assess the efficacy and safety of the Glaukos GTS-400 iStent combined with cataract surgery. The patients enrolled in the study had cataract and primary open angle glaucoma, pseudoexfoliation glaucoma or ocular hypertension....

Swept-source OCT for measuring peripheral anterior synechiae

The authors report on a cross-sectional study looking at swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) for measuring the area and degree of peripheral anterior synechiae (PAS) in patients with angle closure glaucoma. The SS-OCT is commercially available, has a laser wavelength...

Atlas of Glaucoma Third edition

Glaucoma patients constitute a significant proportion of any ophthalmology clinic. Hence, a basic understanding, evaluation and management of the condition form part of the essential clinical skillset of any ophthalmologist. Atlas of Glaucoma is a good read and very useful...

The approach to angle-closure glaucoma

Further to my last article in Eye News (print issue) describing the diagnostic approaches to various clinical scenarios in glaucoma, the approach to angle-closure glaucoma (ACG), a situation terrifying for patient and registrar alike, will be discussed. Please refer to...

Glaucoma surgery in Sturge-Weber syndrome

The authors report the largest retrospective study of surgical results of goniotomoy and trabeculectomy for 42 patients (46 eyes) with glaucoma associated with Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS). There were 18 males and 24 females, and 62 goniotomy procedures (51 goniotomy surgery,...