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Simulation in ophthalmology: a pedagogic viewpoint

The advent of simulation technology has enhanced modern medical training. The first utilisation of simulation was in 1929 where Edward Link used this concept to develop a mechanical flight simulator [1]. Industries such as aviation, nuclear power and the military...

Origami and ophthalmology: precision unfolded

For Eye News Feb/Mar 2024, I was delighted to hear from Dr Hosam Aglan. In New Zealand at the time, Dr Aglan shared wonderful insights into the art of folding origami, along with images from his own creations. The role...

Ophthalmology Secrets, Fifth Edition

Janice Gault presents the fifth edition of the critically acclaimed Ophthalmology Secrets. If you are someone like me, who is sceptical and needs persuaded to add another textbook to their collection, let me be the first to convince you the...

Headaches in ophthalmology (part 1)

Ophthalmologists see a large number of patients with headaches or facial pain in the ophthalmic outpatient clinics or in emergency clinics. Over two articles, I will discuss several causes of headaches, ocular manifestations and proposed management and referral options. It...

Networking in ophthalmology and ophthalmic imaging

Whether virtually or in real life, networking can expand our horizons. Rosalyn Painter takes a look at how it has influenced her own career. It is easy to forget the importance of networking, especially in the current climate; as imagers...

Retinal Pharmacotherapeutics (Developments in Ophthalmology)

Retinal Pharmacotherapeutics is volume 55 in the ‘Developments in Ophthalmology’ series released by Karger. As the name of the series suggests it aims to explore current and future developments in retinal therapeutics. The book itself is split into six main...

3D printing and ophthalmology

3D printers have been available in the home market for many years, with the range of models increasing over time and the costs reducing. Historically, 3D printers have built a reputation of being complex and uncommon, most needing significant assembly...

The clues of the eye – what is medical ophthalmology?

The author looks at the increasingly significant role of medical ophthalmologists and the importance of integrative healthcare. The eye is a remarkable organ, and for decades we have been discovering intimations of pathology existing elsewhere in the body [1] simply...

Watch your back: Ergonomics and Ophthalmology

Aadil Hussain discusses an ophthalmologist’s risk of musculoskeletal injury and highlights the importance of ergonomics education, to ensure a pain-free career. Chronic and disabling musculoskeletal injury has been identified in the field of ophthalmology with increasing prevalence. The ophthalmologist is...

The International Congress of Ophthalmology (ICO): a history

Readers of Eye News will notice in the Events section that the World Congress of Ophthalmology (WOC) is scheduled to take place in Barcelona in June 2018. This is in fact the renamed International Congress of Ophthalmology (ICO) and now...

Ophthalmology Foundation: a promising new beginning

The world’s leaders in ophthalmology have created the new Ophthalmology Foundation, to make prevention of blindness and maintenance of high quality vision accessible to people of all nations. Board of Directors President David EI Pyott explains their vision for the...

Malpractice from telephone triage in ophthalmology

The authors examined malpractice lawsuits related to ophthalmology telemedicine telephone triage in the US. The study reviewed a total of 510 lawsuits and identified 18 cases that involved synchronous telephone visits, while none involved video telecommunication. The study found that...