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Fixation target position for increased limbus measurement accuracy with AS-OCT

The authors intended to determine the optimal gaze fixation points for lateral rectus and medial rectus muscle insertions using anterior segment - optical coherence tomography (AS-OCT) compared with intraoperative measurements. They recorded 46 lateral and 36 medial rectus muscles from...

Presidency changes hands at the International Opticians Association (IOA)

This year saw the baton of the presidency of the International Opticians Association (IOA) handed from Fiona Anderson to Donald Crichton BSc (Hons) FBDO.

Diagnostic accuracy of enhanced depth imaging OCT in children

The authors present the findings of a retrospective cross-sectional case series. Cases were identified using a treatment register having been evaluated in a set one-year period. Two ophthalmologists acted as masked image examiners for enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography...

OCT angiography in PAMM secondary to CRVO

Paracentral acute middle maculopathy (PAMM) is a recently described manifestation presenting with hyperreflective bands within mid retina on spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD OCT). The current view is that these findings are markers of ischaemia of deep retinal circulation....

AOP fee reduction for members amidst coronavirus crisis

The Association of Optometrists (AOP) has announced a 20% reduction in membership fees for UK practising members, which is the equivalent of two monthly direct debit payments.

ESCRS 2023: Heidelberg Engineering: Mastering Vision Precision: Enhancing IOL Power Prediction with High-Resolution Anterior Segment Imaging

Mastering Vision Precision: Enhancing IOL Power Prediction with High-Resolution Anterior Segment Imaging

SS-MIOCT for suture depth

The authors describe a case in which swept-source microscope-integrated OCT (SS-MIOCT) was used to directly visualise and evaluate key suturing-related steps of strabismus surgery in real time. Using SS-MIOCT, the surgeons could visualise the precise depth of the needle through...

Chief optometric advisor letter to optometry sector: update on undergraduate optometry degree reforms

Dr Janey Pooley, Chief Optometric Advisor to the Scottish Government, releases an update on progress of the reforms to the undergraduate optometry degree model in Scotland.

AOP responds to new findings on bullying, harassment and discrimination in optics

The AOP endorses a commitment to more inclusive work environments for members – highlighting resources that tackle bullying and discrimination at work.

HS-UK to be authorised distributor for the Vision Engineering 3D Deep Reality Viewer

HS-UK is delighted to announce that it is now the authorised distributor for the Deep Reality Viewer (DRV) in the UK.

RCT of IOL type

The optical performance of pseudophakic eyes were compared after implantation of spherical and aspheric IOLs in paediatric patients after cataract surgery. This randomised controlled trial included 40 eyes of 23 patients: 20 eyes in each group. Follow-up was over three...

OCT use with macular retinoblastoma

The authors explore the use of portable hand-held spectral domain OCT (SD-OCT) in three eyes of three infants and young children with macular retinoblastoma. All were treated with chemotherapy and all had SD-OCT before and after treatment. The children were...