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Risk factors and prognosis of paediatric open globe injuries

This retrospective, comparative, interventional case-control study was aimed to investigate possible risk factors and prognosis of initial no light perception (NLP) in paediatric open globe injuries (POGI). A total of 851 cases were reviewed, including 837 unilateral cases and 14...

Glaucoma diagnosis after paediatric cataract surgery

The authors undertook a retrospective review of patients with glaucoma after congenital cataract surgery and report clinical presentation, treatment and long-term outcomes at a tertiary referral centre. The study included 58 eyes of 42 patients of which 59% were male....

Accuracy of intraocular lens power calculations in paediatric eyes

A study comparing the accuracy of the SRK II, SRK/T, Hoffer Q, Holladay 1, T2 and Super formula in predictive refractive outcomes in children undergoing primary IOL insertion into the capsular bag following cataract surgery. A total of 377 eyes...

Paediatric spectacle dispensing: more than a frame and lenses

It’s incredibly rewarding to fit a child’s first pair of spectacles and see their face light up; looking around to see the wider world for the first time. Sometimes it is so obvious that even the most reluctant parent will...

Paediatric enucleation in a tertiary eye centre in North China, 2001-2015

The authors review the demography and aetiology of paediatric enucleation over a 15-year period. A total of 9307 paediatric ophthalmic inpatients ranging from 0 to 14 years who underwent surgery at Shandong Eye Institute over the past 15 years were...

Use of YouTube videos to show surgical techniques for paediatric cataract surgery

This study aimed to assess the quality of the most highly viewed paediatric cataract surgery videos regarding surgeon proficiency and execution of key techniques. A search for congenital cataract surgery and paediatric cataract surgery was made in YouTube. The top...

Outcomes of suture-less vs. sutured wound closure for paediatric cataract surgery

In this study the authors aimed to compare the incidence of postoperative complications between cases of suture-less and sutured wound closure in paediatric cataract surgery. This was a retrospective study of children aged <18 years and included 116 eyes of...

Risk factors identified for glaucoma progression in paediatric glaucoma suspects

A retrospective case review was conducted of children (<18 years) identified as being glaucoma suspects using common clinical criteria or the Childhood Glaucoma Research Network definition. Exclusion criteria included penetrating ocular trauma, treated ocular hypertension / glaucoma and use of...

Care providers view on how to improve care for paediatric conjunctivitis

The authors present a qualitative study. Purposeful sampling was used to recruit physicians or advanced practitioners for paediatric care in emergency, urgent or primary care settings. Semi-structured interviews were either held in-person or by telephone. All participants recruited commonly encountered...

Outcomes of corneal cross-linking in paediatric patients compared to fellow untreated eyes

This retrospective cohort study evaluated long-term visual, refractive, topographic and safety outcomes of corneal cross-linking (CXL) in patients younger than 18-years-old with keratoconus. The study included all consecutive paediatric patients who underwent epithelium-off CXL treatment for keratoconus at the study...

Comparison of two visual acuity test versions for different distances in a paediatric population

The authors present the findings of a study which aimed to determine whether using 2 metre and 4 metre retro-illuminated ETDRS charts are comparable in children. Order of testing was standardised (right eye, left eye, binocular), however different charts were...

Natural history of optic nerve head drusen in a paediatric population

A retrospective case notes review is presented focusing on children diagnosed with optic nerve head drusen over an eight-year period. Inclusion criteria included cases coded for optic nerve head drusen and / or pseudopapilledema. The aim of the study was...