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Wrong-site surgery

A survey was undertaken with paediatric ophthalmologists to assess a set of factors that influence the risk of wrong-site surgery. The survey specifically considered the preoperative marking process and time-out procedure. It looked at factors included or not included in...

Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery – A Practical Guide

The treatment of patients with mild to moderate glaucoma has evolved rapidly in the last decade. Traditionally, medical and laser treatments were the mainstay of therapy for this group of patients. Trabeculectomy, non-penetrating surgery and glaucoma drainage implants were reserved...

Surgical success rates in abducens palsy management

The aim of the study was to identify factors associated with surgical outcomes in isolated abducens palsy. To achieve this goal the authors reviewed the records of adult patients with abducens palsy who underwent strabismus procedures during a fourteen year...

Intravitreal injections delivered by ophthalmic clinical nurse specialists

Intravitreal injections of the anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) agent ranibizumab, for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) was approved by National Institute for Health & Care Excellence (NICE) in 2008 [1]. The Manchester Royal Eye Hospital (MREH),...

DMEK versus DSAEK

This systematic review and meta-analysis reviewed published evidence comparing two endothelial corneal transplants techniques; Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) and Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSEAK). DMEK involves transplanting Descemet membrane with endothelial cells without any overlying stroma. In DSAEK...

Success rates of primary and revision transcanalicular DCR surgery

Transcanalicular laser DCR is a relatively rare procedure compared to more conventional external or endo-nasal techniques. In this article the authors examine the outcomes of revision surgery following failed transcanalicular diode laser dacryocystorhinostomy (TCDL DCR), comparing a conventional external revision...

Infantile exotropia and developmental delay

This is a retrospective review of infants requiring surgery for infantile exotropia before the age of one year to report the surgical outcomes and frequency of associated developmental problems. The study reviewed 26 patients first assessed at two to 10...

Single muscle surgery for hypertropia

The authors undertook partial tenotomies combined with graded marginal recession of single vertical rectus muscles to treat small angle hypertropia in four adults with fusion potential. They report dose response, surgical technique and outcomes. Dose response closely matched the theoretical...

Intraocular surgical training – is there any inter-procedural transfer of skills?

Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgery during ophthalmology training. This study aims to investigate how experience in simulated cataract surgery impacts and transfers to the learning curves for novices in vitreoretinal surgery. Twelve ophthalmology residents without previous experience...

Strabismus outcomes after retinal detachment surgery

A retrospective study reviewed the motor outcomes of strabismus surgery in a cohort of 18 patients who had all previously undergone a scleral buckling procedure to treat retinal detachment. The mean age at strabismus surgery was 48 years (14-67) and...

Surgery for myopic strabismus

The outcomes are reported of muscle belly union technique with medial rectus recession for cases with restriction according to the results of intraoperative forced duction testing (FDT). Surgery involved isolation of the lateral and superior recti muscles, which were separated,...

IO over action surgery

This study aimed to compare the effectiveness of the two surgical methods on the correction of inferior oblique over action (IOOA). This was a retrospective study of 99 eyes of 56 patients; 47 myectomy and 52 anterior transposition procedures. Mean...