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Care journeys of patients with central retinal artery occlusion

The authors present a retrospective case note review of all adult patients referred for or diagnosed with central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) to a single tertiary hospital over a 10½ year period. A total of 181 patients were included in...

Is thrombolytic treatment warranted for central retinal artery occlusion?

Central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is a subtype of acute ischaemic stroke which results in severe visual loss. Acute CRAO is equivalent to a brain acute ischaemic stroke (AIS), as the obstruction of the central retinal artery (CRA) causes end-organ...

Dichoptic vs occlusion therapy outcomes for anisometropic amblyopia

The authors evaluated a binocular Tetris game for Android phones and compared its effectiveness, compliance and adverse events with part-time patching in children with anisometropic amblyopia. This was a prospective randomised study. Group 1 played the game for two hours...

Lacrivera Punctal Occlusion Systems

The Lacrivera portfolio of punctal occlusion systems are designed for the treatment of chronic dry eye. The range includes the; VeraPlug Punctal Occluder, VeraPlug FlexFit, VeraPlug Flow and Vera180. VeraPlug Punctal Occluder: sterile, easy insertion, enhanced patient comfort VeraPlug FlexFit:...

A rare case of post-traumatic central retinal artery occlusion

Central retinal artery occlusion is rarely associated with traumatic optic neuropathy, this case report details of one such case. The reported case is of a ten-year-old boy presenting after a fall from height with loss of vision in one eye....

Retinal vascular occlusion from gentamicin injection post-vitrectomy

The authors present two case reports for the rare, but serious, complication of retinal vascular occlusion as a presumed result of subconjunctival injection following 25-gauge vitrectomy. Risk factors for the complication include: cardiovascular disease, retrobulbar anaesthesia, high intraocular pressure (IOP)...

Microcatheter in the vertebral artery as a cause of branched retinal artery occlusion?

A 19-year-old male presented to eye casualty with a seven-day history of a ‘blurred patch’ in the left eye. The patient denied any other visual symptoms including flashes or floaters and there had been no change in visual symptoms in...

Effect of single intravitreal injection of bevacizumab on contrast sensitivity in patients with central retinal vein occlusion

Central retinal vein occlusion is the second most common retinal vascular disorder after diabetic retinopathy. There are many studies reporting the efficacy of intravitreal anti-VEGF injections for macular oedema secondary to retinal vein occlusions. This paper looks at the contrast...

A paediatric case of central retinal artery occlusion following antibiotics and decompression surgery for orbital cellulitis

Orbital cellulitis is an ophthalmic emergency that warrants urgent management in the hospital setting [1]. This occurs more frequently in the paediatric population where it is often secondary to sinus infections. Delay in treatment could result in severe complications including...

Outcomes at 100 weeks from the LEAVO study of intravitreal anti-VEGF therapies for macular oedema secondary to central retinal vein occlusion

Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress 2019, Glasgow - First presented and discussed on Monday 20 May 2019, with a further presentation of results during Retina Subspecialty Day on Thursday 23 May 2019. Among patients with macular oedema secondary to...

Retinal Vein Occlusions: Evidence-based Management

This reference book is designed to enable an ophthalmologist to make diagnostic and treatment decisions on the basis of the available scientific evidence. This is a very comprehensive book covering all aspects of central retinal vein occlusions including basics, clinical...

Video game play as amblyopia treatment adjunct

The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of monocular video game play as a supplement to occlusion therapy in the treatment of anisometropic amblyopia (AA). This was a prospective study of 68 patients aged six to 14...