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Shifting the paradigm of managing patients in medical retina: how real-world data can help us to improve clinical practice

The ophthalmic subspecialty of ‘medical retina’ has undergone dramatic changes in recent years. With the introduction of ranibizumab (Lucentis, Novartis), a specialty formerly dominated by laser-based therapies has been transformed to become, in large part, pharmacotherapy-based. To date, these pharmacotherapies...

Mitomycin C versus 5-FU as an adjunctive treatment for trabeculectomy

Antifibrotic agents are used during trabeculectomy (TRAB) to improve long-term surgical success by reducing fibrosis of subconjunctival and episcleral tissue. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to directly compare the efficacy and safety of the two most frequently used antifibrotic...

How common are ocular motor cranial nerve palsies following TBI?

This retrospective cohort study aimed to report the incidence of ocular cranial nerve palsy as a result of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Patients were identified using an insurance database using codes from the International Classification of Disease 9th and 10th...

Immediate postop alignment differences between adult and childhood ET

The purpose of this study was to investigate the immediate postoperative alignment among patients undergoing successful surgery for esotropia and to determine whether there are any differences between children and adults. This was a retrospective case review of 544 cases;...

Celebrating eight years of the nurse-led intravitreal injection service

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in London celebrated the eighth year of its nurse-led intravitreal (IVT) injection service in 2020. In collaboration with Beaver-Visitec International (BVI), Moorfields’ comprehensive one-day course for non-medical staff has blossomed into a thriving success....

Insects, swelling and sight loss: a case of orbital inflammatory syndrome

Despite being the most common cause of painful orbital mass in adults and the third most common orbital disease, orbital inflammatory syndrome still proves to be a difficult ocular condition to diagnose, treat, and manage. A 41-year-old lady presented to...

Atlas of Wide-Field Retinal Angiography and Imaging

Through extensive illustrations, this book, comprehensively yet concisely, covers the diagnostic speciality of wide-field retinal angiography and imaging. There are 15 chapters with contributions from 29 leading experts in this particular field who are mainly based in the USA, but...

Rebound phenomenon after IVT triamcinolone acetonide for macular oedema

In this retrospective study, the authors report the rebound phenomenon after intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA) injection for macular oedema secondary to diabetic retinopathy (DR) and central (CRVO) or branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO). The incidence of a rebound phenomenon was...

Ocular hypertension following intravitreal steroid injections: a comparative study between triamcinolone-acetonide and dexamethasone-implant

This was a retrospective observational study of steroid response following 1549 intravitreal steroid (TA and Dex) injections. One thousand and seventy-five eyes of 897 patients were reviewed. Glaucoma patients, glaucoma suspects, uveitis, trauma, and cases with less than one month...

2018 update on intravitreal injections

In this review article the authors have highlighted the standardised and structured approach to intravitreal injections (IVI) by examining the recent evidence-based literature. IVI is the most commonly performed procedure worldwide with low potential risk of endophthalmitis. IOP spikes are...

Fingolimod: ocular adverse effects

In this article the authors review the ocular side-effects of Fingolimod which is an oral immunomodulating drug used in the management of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). Fingolimod-associated macular oedema (FAME) is the most common ocular side-effect linked to this drug....

Endophthalmitis after intravitreal injections in France

In this nationwide, retrospective, multicentre case series, the authors looked at the incidence and characteristics of endophthalmitis after intravitreal injections of anti-VEGFs and steroids, given for a variety of posterior segment conditions (macular oedema secondary to diabetes or retinal vein...