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The management of antiplatelets and anticoagulation in elective ophthalmic surgery

Clinical scenario: A 57-year-old gentleman who is scheduled to have Mohs micrographic surgery and reconstruction for a medial canthal basel cell carcinoma (BCC) has been started on aspirin and clopidogrel following a coronary stent three weeks ago. Does the antiplatelet...

Quality of life after oculoplastic surgery

This is a literature review of published quality of life surveys in patients who have undergone a variety of oculoplastic procedures. The authors emphasise the importance of patient reported outcomes, noting that clinician and patient perceptions may differ, and that...

Corneal dellen following strabismus surgery

This study aimed to evaluate the frequency of corneal dellen (CD) development, the healing process and associated factors that affect the development and healing of CD formation after strabismus surgery. This study retrospectively reviewed 1264 eyes of 714 patients from...

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Ophthalmic surgical procedures demand exceptional precision and dexterity. Not only do surgeons need to maintain hours of high level of focus and perform intricate movements, but they may need to switch between different instruments while performing a surgery.

Management of congenital NLD obstruction

The authors evaluated changes in management of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CNLDO) by surveying 1495 Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus (AAPOS) members. The survey consisted of 21 multiple choice questions with anonymised return. Responses were received from 127 members...

Laser corneal refractive procedures – a review

Evolution of refractive surgery stays true to the quote of Theodore Roosevelt: “The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.” Refractive surgery is an evolving field, which thanks modern technologies for refining ideas...

What's trending Feb/Mar 2024

A round-up of the eye-related hot topics that have been trending on social media over the last few weeks. #ScleralTattoo #BlackEye Scleral tattoos aren’t necessarily a new phenomenon. A quick google search will identify cases being in the news from...

Diffuse lamellar keratitis

This study group reviewed cytokine- and chemokine-mediated mechanisms of diffuse lamellar keratitis (DLK) after lamellar corneal surgical procedures. DLK can occur early or late (months to decades) after all lamellar corneal surgeries, including laser in situ keratomileusis, small incision lenticule...

Subconjunctival anaesthesia in vitreoretinal surgery

The authors present a technique that combines topical and subconjunctival anaesthesia for vitreoretinal surgery. In this ‘two-step’ procedure, three drops of proparacaine were applied to the conjunctival fornix, followed by subconjunctival lidocaine injected in three quadrants. This was compared with...

Residual esotropia surgery comparisons

The aim was to compare lateral rectus resection and plication methods in patients with residual esotropia for postoperative success rate, dose response, ipsilateral medial rectus limitations and reoperation. The study included 57 patients (31 female, 26 male) with 27 plication...

Augmented surgery for monocular elevation deficiency

The outcomes are described for augmented lateral rectus superior transposition in cases of acquired monocular elevation deficiency (MED) associated with large hypotropia in primary gaze. The lateral rectus was transposed superiorly and reinserted on sclera between the temporal margin of...

Modification of surgery to reduce consecutive ET

Surgical treatment for recurrent exotropia (ET) predominantly depends on the primary surgery. Modification of surgical dose may be required in secondary procedures. The aim of this study was to compare surgical outcomes of modified and conventional secondary surgery using lateral...