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A novel test for unilateral functional visual loss

The authors report results of three cases of functional visual loss, where regular ophthalmic testing was not sufficient to confirm the diagnosis. In these cases, bilateral concurrent eye examination was performed using a head-mounted perimeter (imo), to facilitate the diagnosis....

Importance of visual fields for detection of progression in glaucoma

Early detection of progression of glaucoma, and escalating treatment is vital to maintain vision in patients. In this paper from the Early Manifest Glaucoma Trial (EMGT) group they compared the earliest detection of progression in visual fields and monoscopic optic...

Comparison of false-negative responses in glaucoma patients and normal observers

The authors compared false negative rates for full threshold (FULL) and Swedish Interactive Threshold Algorithm (SITA) standard automated perimetry in healthy control subjects and glaucoma patients. Twenty-four subjects underwent visual field testing of one eye five times within six weeks...

Effects of idiopathic intracranial hypertension on the optic nerves

The authors review the latest evidence regarding how the optic nerves are affected by idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), possible pathophysiology and methods of assessment. IIH is described as a clinical syndrome of raised intracranial pressure of unknown aetiology. A systematic...

Pituitary tumours: why are they so often missed?

Part 1: Introduction, historical background and Edinburgh connections (see also Part 2 and Part 3) Is there any ophthalmologist who has not missed a pituitary tumour? Hopefully this article will help those currently in practice to avoid such an embarrassment,...

Haag-Streit UK appoints a new Product Manager

Haag Streit UK is pleased to announce the appointment of Anna Chen in the role of Product Manager.

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...

Visual Fields via the Visual Pathway (Second Edition)

This book is a very well-written and comprehensive text on visual field assessment and interpretation. It includes a large number of illustrations which are of a high quality and make it a good reading experience. The first section of the...

Sub-clinical detection methods in multiple sclerosis

Visually symptomatic multiple sclerosis (MS) provides only part of the required information to assist in understanding the disease. Recently, researchers have concentrated their efforts on diagnosing MS cases in the subclinical period. The aim of this paper was to assess...

Providing primary eyecare services during a global pandemic: the new normal

It would be fair to say that 2020 hasn’t quite turned out to be the year that anyone predicted. Living with a global pandemic has become our reality and we are having to get used to many aspects of our...

Pituitary tumours: why are they so often missed?

Part 3: Clinical features, assessment and management (see also Part 2, and Part 1) As previously mentioned in this treatise [1] pituitary tumours are common, occur in all age groups and can present with anything from minimal visual symptoms to...

Zeiss @ 100% Ophthalmology: Driving Digital Transformation in your Glaucoma Patient Pathway

@10.30 - 11.30 Are inefficiencies in your clinic causing backlogs? Are your clinics running over schedule? This 1-hour lecture promises to inspire your approach to data-driven glaucoma management. With unique customer perspectives, case discussions and live workflow demonstrations, join us to see how you can shape the future of your glaucoma patient pathways.