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Adjuvant radiotherapy in orbital malignancy

This is a retrospective review of high dose volumetric modulated arc radiotherapy (VMAT) for adjuvant treatment of patients with orbital malignancy who had already undergone local excision or exenteration. VMAT differs from conventional external beam radiotherapy in that it is...

Pain score assessment in babies undergoing treatment for ROP

The aim of this study was to assess neonatal pain scores during laser treatment for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) under sub-tenon anaesthetic with oral or rectal sedation. Sixty-two babies were included who have had ROP laser treatment over a seven...

Ocular neuromyotonia features

The authors present eight cases of ocular neuromyotonia (ONM) with an overview of the pathophysiology, aetiology, clinical presentations and possible treatments. Diagnosis was made only after thorough and repeated orthoptic examinations and review of medication history. An overview of the...

Can closing the eyelid during riboflavin induction phase of crosslinking increase corneal thickness?

Corneal crosslinking (CXL) with riboflavin and UVA irradiation is the standard treatment for preventing progression of keratoconus. Thinning of the cornea during the riboflavin loading phase was reported in previous studies which used riboflavin with dextran. A minimum stromal thickness...

Surgery for third nerve palsy (2019)

The authors present a new technique for split muscle medial transposition surgery of the lateral rectus plus union with the distal split stump of the medial rectus. This increases the length of the contracted lateral rectus through the addition of...

Delayed EPBRT efficacy in retinoblastoma

This is a retrospective medical records review of 50 patients (54 eyes) with retinoblastoma (RB), who received I-125 episcleral plaque brachytherapy (EPBRT) prior to (primary) or following chemoreduction (delayed) alone and in combination with non-irradiative focal therapy. Fifty-six plaques were...

Effects of orbital decompression

This is a retrospective review of 319 orbital decompression operations in 169 patients (73% female) with thyroid eye disease. Three wall decompressions were performed in 92 eyes, 2-wall in 206 (medial and floor), and a single wall (medial) in 18,...

Exploiting nature’s randomised trials of eye disease

Confounding and reverse causation in observational ophthalmic epidemiology Traditional observational studies are inherently limited in establishing a causal effect of an exposure on an outcome of interest. One fundamental limitation is confounding, whereby causation is incorrectly attributed to a third...

Episcleral brachytherapy (EB) for retinoblastoma (RB)

This retrospective study consisted of 11 eyes treated either with Iodine (I) -125 or Ruthenium (R) -106EB with a mean apical dose of 44Gy. There were five in group B (46%), three in group C (27%) and three in group...

Ophthalmology for Medical Students DVD

Medical students spend far too little time in clinical ophthalmology, barely a week in a whole five year course. A week usually taken up by learning very basic facts about the eye and about the specialty, which means that any...

Superior oblique muscle tuck

The authors investigate the efficacy and safety of isolated superior oblique tucking in patients with congenital superior oblique palsy. The study includes 21 cases: eight females and 13 males aged 2-34 years. All had obvious superior oblique under action and...

The eye without tears

The Art is long and Life is short. So goes the dispiriting tag in Latin and flung from day one and at regular intervals thereafter at idle medical students who, inevitably brainwashed, come by graduation to believe that the only...