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Graded Andersons procedure for nystagmus

The authors performed a recession of yoked muscles in patients with idiopathic infantile nystagmus (IIN) in a graded manner based on the amount of head turn. This was a retrospective case series of 37 patients; 26 males, 11 females aged...

Nishida procedure for VIcnp

This study reports results in treatment of complete sixth nerve palsy (VIcnp) by modified Hummelscheim (Nishida’s) procedure; vertical muscle halves after splitting were secured with anchoring sutures to the sclera with anchoring of only the temporal muscle margins to the...

Superior oblique tuck procedure

A retrospective study was conducted of superior oblique (SO) tuck as a primary and secondary surgery over a 25-year period involved 162 eyes of 162 patients. Two thirds were male. Mean age at surgery was 45.94 years. The left eye...

Whiteboard illustrations added to pre-surgery timeout procedure

The authors present results of a quality improvement initiative. A whiteboard illustrated with right and left eyes with views of the extraocular muscles was developed, the board also contained spaces for the patient’s name, deviation, versions and the procedure name....

New essential cataract procedure sets, from Surgitrac

Surgitrac instruments offers two new cataract procedure sets, ideal for the busy Ophthalmologist.

Single-use cataract procedure sets from Surgitrac

Surgitrac instruments offers two new cataract procedure sets, ideal for the busy ophthalmologist.

VR Procedure Set

Surgitrac single-use, ready to use, procedure sets contain a selection of specialist instruments required to perform vitreoretinal surgeries. One set contains all the essentials for one procedure. Kratz Speculum, Moorfields forceps, General scissors, Strabismus hook, Rampleys and Mosquito forceps.

Cataract Procedure Sets

Surgitrac single-use, ready to use procedure sets contain a selection of specialist instruments, required to perform cataract surgeries. One set contains all the essentials for one procedure. We offer you a choice of straight, or curved MICS Capsulorhexis forceps, plus;...

Lateral tarsal strip versus Bick’s procedure in correction of eyelid malposition

The authors report a retrospective case series of patients, to evaluate the effectiveness of Lateral Tarsal Strip (LTS) and Bick’s procedure (lateral wedge resection) for all types of involutional lower eyelid malposition, at two centres between January 2012 and 2015....

Should we move towards procedure-specific consent forms?

The consent process represents the patient’s acceptance of the information provided to them and an agreement to undergo an intervention as suggested by a health professional. Effective doctor-patient communication, ensuring the succinct delivery of the necessary points in a way...

A short survey of the views of clinicians on the role of procedure-specific consent forms

Informed consent is an ethical and legal right of every patient [1]. It is essential that patients receive clear, concise and accurate information regarding the risks, benefits and alternatives to a potential intervention. In addition to this, the patient must...

Clearing the Cataract procedure backlog to help patients get their independence back

Cataract if left untreated can have a detrimental impact on patients’ quality of life.