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“Herr Doktor, I can’t see but I am driving”

This 56-year-old lady was quite puzzling. With her own glasses and the pinhole she merely managed to see the 1.3 and 1.0 logMAR lines with her right and left eye, respectively (I am currently working in Germany again, so goodbye...

What's trending Oct/Nov 2021

A round-up of the eye-related hot topics that have been trending on social media over the last few weeks. #cataracts #holography #simulation Cataracts are the major cause of blindness globally and innovating novel management strategies remains as important as ever...

Head-mounted display impact

This study investigated the clinical effects of the head-mounted display on the normal eye to obtain reliable safety data in adolescents. The study included 60 volunteers aged on average 14.7 ±1.3 years (13-18) of which 59% were female. Mean best...

Risk factors for NTG in a young Korean population

Previously known ocular and systemic risk factors for normal tension glaucoma (NTG) include myopia, peripapillary atrophy, disc haemorrhage, migraine, obstructive sleep apnoea, thyroid disease and cerebral infarction. However, most NTG risk factor studies have examined patients aged 40 years and...

Ocular characteristics in Marfan syndrome

Marfan syndrome (MFS) is a genetic disorder with clinical manifestations associated with cardiovascular, ocular and skeletal organ systems. Typical signs are descending aortic root aneurysms, ectopia lentis, tall stature and scoliosis. This observational study looked at the ocular characteristics, visual...

IOL power calculation formulas for myopic eyes undergoing cataract surgery after excimer laser

The authors set out to compare the accuracy of four no-history formulas: Barrett True-K, Haigis-L, Shammas-PL, and Triple-S to calculate the intraocular lens (IOL) power in eyes with previous myopic photorefractive keratectomy or laser in situ keratomileusis, according to their...

Bausch + Lomb releases new software on TECHNOLAS® TENEO™ 317 Model 2 providing surgeons with improved usability

The latest generation excimer laser from Bausch + Lomb, indicated for refractive surgery and presbyopia treatment, will now include additional functionalities with the 1.30 software upgrade.

Postop esotropia re-drift

The authors aimed to investigate the rate and onset of development of re-drift after infantile esotropia surgery and identify factors associated with this. This was a retrospective study of 112 patients with a mean postoperative follow-up of 9.5 years. Consecutive...

Smartphone use in screening

This prospective study aimed to determine the positive predictive value (PPV) of patients referred to a pediatric ophthalmic practice in Alaska. Young children were photoscreened with Gobiquity app on a Nokia model 1020 smartphone; 217 children were referred. Time from...

Open-field autorefraction screening

This study aimed to determine the efficacy of the Shin-Nippon NVision-K5001 autorefractometer using the open-field refractometry principle in the elimination of accommodation in children. One hundred and fourteen patients aged three to six years were recruited. After excluding ocular pathology...

Surgical options for the treatment of hyperopia

The modern refractive surgeon has a variety of options available to treat patients with hyperopia who wish to be independent of spectacles and contact lenses. Unlike in low myopia where presbyopic patients may have the ability to see well for...

Pituitary tumours: why are they so often missed?

Part 2: Clinical varieties, anatomical considerations and case report (see also Part 1 and Part 3) For ophthalmologists there are four types of pituitary tumour to be considered, three of which are named according to the hormone secreted, along with...