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Apr/May 2018 Quiz

History A 57-year-old lady presents with a right subconjunctival lesion which has been increasing in size for three months (Figure 1). She has never had vision problems other than presbyopia. Past medical history: hypertension and asthma. On examination, she had...

A case of bilateral idiopathic sclerochoroidal calcification

Idiopathic sclerochoroidal calcification (ISC) is a rare, benign disorder of the choroid and sclera. We present a visually asymptomatic 83-year-old caucasian male with clinical findings bilaterally of ISC, and discuss the investigations required to confirm diagnosis and help prevent further...

Simultaneous vs. alternate PCT disparity in XT

The authors quantified the relationship between simultaneous prism and cover test (SPCT) and alternate prism and cover test (APCT) alignment in patients with measures at the same visit after surgery for exotropia. This was a retrospective study of 955 patients...

Ophthalmic learning through the lens of cognitivism and constructivism

Learning in ophthalmology is multi-faceted, from understanding the fundamentals of eye anatomy and physiology to higher order skills such as performing cataract and vitreoretinal surgery. Having a strong foundation in the basics is a necessity for higher order knowledge synthesis,...

Comparison of visual fields between migraine and tension type headaches

The aim of the study was to compare the clinical features and visual fields of patients with migraine without aura and tension type headache. Visual fields were assessed whilst the patients were having an attack of pain and tested using...

Feb/Mar 2016 Quiz 2

History A 30-year-old male presents with a phthisical left eye and undergoes enucleation. He has some lesions in his right eye that are under ophthalmic surveillance. Figure 1 is a low power of the enucleation. Figures 2, 3 and 4...

In vivo confocal microscopy, principles and use in keratitis Part 1: Principles

In 1968 Maurice introduced the concept of high powered specular microscopy, it was in that very year that the first scanning confocal microscope was proposed. Marvin Minsky developed the first confocal microscope in 1955 named the ‘double focusing scanning microscope’....

VISION 6/6.2020 Day – A Celebration of International Partnerships

Please join us for a day of online sessions celebrating international partnerships in eye health.

Binocular single vision (BSV)

Introduction In this article I will try to summarise some of the definitions, tests and assessments performed in the strabismus clinic to assess patient binocular potential. This is a key feature of strabismus assessment, especially in adults, and it will...

Capsular tension rings to reduce refractive shift

The study group aimed to determine whether the use of a capsular tension ring (CTR) can increase refractive stability in patients with implantation of two different trifocal intraocular lenses. This was a prospective, consecutive series of eyes which underwent refractive...

From stereoblind to stereopsis

This study sought to examine the postoperative stereopsis in stereoblind patients with normal or corrected visual acuity. Twenty patients (10 female / male) with an average age of 25.35±6.34 years were studied with primary horizontal comitant strabismus (14 exotropia, six...

Pseudophakic Monovision: A Clinical Guide

The contents of this small volume should provide useful tips for all ophthalmic practitioners involved with managing patients undergoing cataract surgery. For those ophthalmic clinicians and supporting staff not familiar with the potential options for achieving a spectacle independent refractive...