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How to nearly (but not quite) get into ST1 ophthalmology training – some reflections

Ophthalmology is often considered to be an elite, highly competitive specialty, with little room for failure. Candidates and trainees tend to cultivate a certain urbane and confident style, and the bottleneck at ST1 can feel rather intense. The majority of...

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There’s no denying that now, more than ever, we are better connected to our electronic devices; 24/7, around the clock. The phenomenon of ‘Zoom’ and ‘Microsoft Teams’ is shaping the future of medical education, national trainee recruitment and conference access....

Upcoming webinar: COVID-19 Clinical Experience and Impact in Ophthalmology

Alimeria Sciences and Heidelberg Engineering are to jointly host a webinar to discuss the RCOphth COVID-19 guidelines.

The University of Auckland, New Zealand - Ophthalmology Sub-speciality Fellowship Applications Open – Deadline 18 June 2021

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Auckland and Greenlane Hospital, Auckland District Health Board have openings.

Excessive blinking

A case review is presented to understand the clinical implications for children presenting to ophthalmology with episodes of excessive blinking in the absence of any obvious ocular abnormalities. This retrospective review was conducted from 2011-2014. The authors contacted parents and...

Ptosis frontalis sling surgery

In this retrospective study the authors investigated the functional and cosmetic outcomes of the modified frontalis sling procedure using silicone rods. The study included 17 patients (26 lids) and nine had bilateral surgery. An excellent outcome was defined as alignment...

Bitemporal hemianopsia as a result of ethambutol toxicity

The authors present six cases of visual loss in patients treated with ethambutol for mycobacterium avium complex, including four patients with bitemporal hemianopsia. Two additional patients were undergoing glaucoma monitoring and developed visual field defects with ethambutol treatment, which recovered...

Screening for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy

The American Academy of Ophthalmology has updated the recommendations for screening for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy based on new scientific evidence that toxicity is not rare when hydroxychloroquine is used long-term, and that risk is dependent on the daily dose by weight....

IOL cataract surgery in seven to 24 month olds

The purpose of this study was to present the long-term outcome of IOLs in paediatric patients who received cataract surgery aged seven to <24 months. This was retrospective study with minimum follow-up of 12 months for 27 patients (28 eyes)....

Advice on activity post-surgery

The authors aimed to identify common postoperative policies among AAPOS members to enable strabismus surgeons to compare their practices with those of colleagues. A survey was circulated which contained 12 multi-choice questions. One hundred and eight responses were received, of...

Intraocular surgical training – is there any inter-procedural transfer of skills?

Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgery during ophthalmology training. This study aims to investigate how experience in simulated cataract surgery impacts and transfers to the learning curves for novices in vitreoretinal surgery. Twelve ophthalmology residents without previous experience...

IR recession and prevention of lower lid retraction

The authors report the efficacy in preventing lower eyelid retraction and long-term results of a new technique of inferior rectus recession for vertical strabismus. The results for 35 patients were compared with 22 patients having conventional inferior rectus recession. Inferior...