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Melphalon treatment of retinoblastoma

The purpose of this study was to report the authors’ experience with superselective ophthalmic artery infusion of Melphalon (SOAIM) for the treatment of five cases of unilateral sporadic retinoblastoma involving the macula. Standard therapy included a cycle of three infusions...

Identification and diagnosis of thalamic haemorrhage

This paper presents a case of thalamic haemorrhage and discusses clinical findings, providing valuable insight into signs clinicians need to look for. The case presented is of a 76-year-old female who developed left hemiplegia and hemi anaesthesia. Ocular motility testing...

BT for Duane’s retraction syndrome esotropia

The aim of the study was to evaluate the correction of esotropia and face turn due to Duane’s retraction syndrome (DRS) type I. The mean age was 21 months (12-36 months). The mean dose of botulinum toxin (BT) was 5.6±1.8IU...

BT for retinal detachment strabismus

The authors report the use of botulinum toxin (BT) as a treatment option in 140 patients with strabismus relating to retinal detachment surgery. The BT dose was 2.5 units of Dysport. Mean follow-up was 27 months (3-203) with a mean...

A rare case of oculomotor nerve palsy from presumed cavernous angioma

Cavernous angiomas of the cranial nerves are extremely rare, and those of the oculomotor (third) nerve are rarer still. The authors present a single case study of presumed cavernous angioma involving the subarachnoid portion of the left third nerve, which...

BT for convergence spasm

The aim of this study was to analyse the response of a cohort of patients with convergence spasm to the injection of botulinum toxin (BT) in the medial rectus muscle. This was a retrospective study of six patients with a...

Long-term use of botulinum toxin for hemifacial spasm and blepharospasm

The authors conducted a retrospective review of clinical / procedure documentation for consecutive blepharospasm (BEB) and hemifacial spasm (HFS) patients undergoing treatment with onabotulinum toxin A (Botox) in one clinic setting over the past 20 years. They report on the...

Orbital cavernous haemangiomas

This is a review of orbital cavernous haemangiomas (orbital cavernous venous malformations) managed over a 12-year period at a tertiary referral centre. Painless proptosis was the commonest presentation. One hundred and sixty-four patients (96 female and 68 male) underwent surgery...

Long-term treatment of blepharospasm using Botulinum Toxin A

The authors report findings from a retrospective single-centre study which aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of long-term botulinum A toxin (BAT) treatment in patients with blepharospasm (BPS). Blepharospasm is described as one of the most frequent types of...

Retrospective safety assessment of apraclonidine for diagnosis of Horner’s syndrome in children

Apraclonidine has been shown to reverse the anisocoria in Horner’s syndrome, with some reports of partial ptosis resolution. Side-effects of apraclonidine have been reported especially in children under six months old. The authors present a retrospective safety study of using...

Upper eyelid ulceration as a presenting sign of frontal sinus mucocele

Introduction A sinus mucocele is an epithelium-lined sac filled with mucus and desquamated epithelium. It forms secondary to inflammatory processes that occur in a sinus with an obstructed ostium. Predisposing conditions include previous trauma, surgery, tumours, anatomical abnormalities, and chronic...

BT outcomes for accommodative esotropia

The purpose of this study was to study the effect of Botulinum Toxin (BT) in refractive and non-refractive accommodative esotropia unresponsive to glasses and poor compliance with glasses. This was a retrospective study of 114 patients who had BT for...