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Surgery for lost inferior rectus muscle

This prospective study evaluated the impact of simultaneous ipsilateral superior rectus (SR) recession and superior rectus (IO) anterior transposition on the primary position alignment in six patients with traumatic loss of the inferior rectus (IR) muscle. Five males and one...

A Nightmare on Doctor Street

“Number one: you can never have sex. Big no no! Big no no! Sex equals death, okay?Number two: you can never drink or do drugs. The sin factor! It’s a sin. It’s an extension of number one.And number three: never,...

EU: is it time to leave and embrace the world?

Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union (EU) or leave? It’s a big decision involving some complex issues, and there’s no doubt the EU will continue to change. Ipsos MORI’s monthly EU voting intention poll published...

Results of four years of implantation of XEN glaucoma gel stent

This multi-centred prospective, non-randomised study presents the long-term clinical outcomes in patients after implantation of transscleral XEN Glaucoma Gel Microstent, 63μm. (XEN-GGM, Allergan, New Jersey). It was conducted in Austria, Canada and Germany. Sixty-four consecutive eyes of 64 patients with...

Part 2: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Edinburgh Visits Ethiopia with Orbis

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Edinburgh has today taken part in a historic trachoma elimination conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Augmented trabeculectomy with mitomycin C in primary congenital glaucoma

This study aimed to determine success of trabeculectomy augmented with mitomycin C (MMC) in children with primary congenital glaucoma (PCG) and document complications of this intervention. Over a two-year period, the authors treated 74 eyes of 42 children with PCG,...

Fungi in chronic anterior blepharitis

In this prospective, non-randomised cross-sectional study the authors demonstrate the presence of fungi in patients with chronic anterior blepharitis of at least two years duration. Eyelash samples were obtained by epilation with sterile forceps and evaluated with PAS staining, fungal...

Surgical technique combining vertical transposition and horizontal plication for mixed deviations

A retrospective case series, assessed adult cases with horizontal and vertical strabismus who had undergone unilateral vertical transposition of the horizontal rectus muscles during a recession-plication over a three-year period. A single surgeon performed all 15 procedures. Postoperative measurements were...

Computer-assisted surgery in the orbit

In this paper the authors describe the growing use of computer-assisted surgery in ophthalmology. It is already described as a powerful adjunct in neurosurgery and sinus surgery and here they describe their experience of using it for the orbit; specifically...

Could midbrain volume on MRI be used to guide diagnosis of progressive supranuclear palsy?

The authors present a cohort study, of patients with a likely diagnosis of progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) using a combination of prospective assessment and retrospective review. The cohort comprised of 14 patients; the data for six patients was obtained through...

Using perimetry to support lesion location in the retrochiasmal visual pathway

The authors present a retrospective case review of patients with homonymous hemianopia from a 30-year period. Inclusion criteria included completion of perimetry within two years of diagnosis and a MRI brain. Data extracted from the records included demographics, diagnosis details...

A mouse model for uveal melanoma

Uveal melanoma (UM) is the most common malignant tumour arising within the eye and is a severe threat for both sight and life, due to a high risk of metastasis. There are no animal models of UM, but the Tg(Grm1)...