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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 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...

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...

BT outcomes under open versus closed sky technique

This retrospective study compared open versus closed sky BT injection techniques without electromyography (EMG) control in 135 patients (31 open sky and 104 closed). Patients were aged 1-50 years for open sky and 2-34 years for closed. There was a...

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...

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...

Outcomes of adult new-onset strabismus presenting acutely

This study evaluated causes, neuroimaging rates and results, and clinical courses of adults presenting to an ophthalmology emergency department with diagnosis of new-onset strabismus. This was a retrospective study of 557 adults (54.8% male) with mean age of 57.3 ±16.7...

IgG4 related orbital disease

This retrospective study was done to determine the prevalence of IgG4 related orbital disease (IgG4ROD) in patients who previously had biopsies for suspected idiopathic orbital inflammatory disease (IOID) and / or orbital lymphoproliferative disease (OLD). The charts and slides of...

BT as a diagnostic tool in Duane’s retraction syndrome

This study evaluated the effects of botulinum-toxin (BT) on management of Duane’s retraction syndrome along with how BT can be used diagnostically to help with patient expectations and decide management. Functional and psychosocial impact of BT effect was evaluated in...

Orbital rhabdomyosarcoma treatment characteristics

The aim of this study was to review the clinical presentation, management, local and systemic outcomes of 14 orbital rhabdomyosarcoma (OR) cases with the focus on the role of surgery as treatment. The mean age at presentation was eight years...

Causes and outcomes of eyelid lacerations

The purpose of this study was to characterise the epidemiology of paediatric eyelid lacerations, identify risk factors for canalicular involvement and describe postoperative complications after surgical repair. This was a retrospective review of tertiary care trauma centre records in which...

Features of branchio-oculo-facial syndrome

Branchio-oculo-facial (BOF) syndrome is an autosomal dominant inherited syndrome that typically presents with branchial cleft sinus defects, ocular anomalies and dysmorphic facial appearance. The authors present a new case alongside the results of a literature review describing the common genetic...