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PI drops and respiratory change during surgery

Five percent povidone-iodine (PI) topical application to the eye has been observed to cause apnoea under general anaesthetic (GAS). The authors designed a randomised single-blinded controlled trial to evaluate changes in respiration caused by PI eye drops. They recruited 100...

Effect of oxygen levels on binocular summation of dark vision

Previous studies have reported conflicting results on the existence of binocular enhancement of dark vision. This study compares monocular and binocular absolute thresholds of dark adaptation in two different populations (healthy individuals and those with chronic respiratory insufficiency). The study...

Orbital cellulitis in Scotland: current incidents, aetiology, management and outcomes

This is a one year prospective study using the Scottish ophthalmic surveillance unit reporting system amongst Scottish ophthalmologists. Only patients residing within Scotland with a new diagnosis of orbital cellulitis between November 2011 and October 2012 were including in this...

Review evaluates efficacy of eye protection equipment to protect against Covid-19

Researchers from the University of Oxford have concluded that there is "no direct evidence from randomised trials that eye protection equipment alone prevents transmission of COVID-19."

First UK doctor dies due to Covid-19

An ear, nose and throat consultant has become the first UK doctor confirmed to have died of coronavirus.

Risk factors for surgical failure in nasolacrimal duct obstruction

This study considered possible associated patient anatomic or physiologic factors for initial surgical failure of nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO). This was a retrospective study analysing risk factors for patients with successful initial surgery in comparison to patients requiring multiple surgeries....

Intravitreal injection related endophthalmitis

This article reviews the incidence, clinical findings, risk factors, management and visual outcomes in intravitreal injection related endophthalmitis. Incidence of this complication is reported to be in the range of 0.038% to 0.065% (1 in 2000-3000 injections). Patients present typically...

Micropulse vs. continuous wave trans scleral diode cyclophotocoagulation in refractory glaucoma

Continuous wave cyclophotocoagulation (CWCPC) delivers continuous high intensity energy to the ciliary body in an attempt to reduce aqueous secretion and hence lower IOP. It is often used as a treatment of last resort due to the potential side-effects of...

Proning and the pandemic - ocular complications seen in critical care

Priyanka Sanghi and her co-authors explore the ocular complications seen in critical care units throughout the country as we treat patients through this challenging time. The SARS-Cov-2 (COVID-19) pandemic has placed the NHS and critical care services under immense strain,...

22q11.2 deletion syndrome

This study aimed to identify the ocular features of Turkish children born with this deletion syndrome. Sixteen children were reviewed (seven female and nine male) aged four months to 18 years. Two children died before the age of one year....

Systemic fungal infections and corneal transplants

This prospective study looked at corneal donors with positive medical history of systemic fungal infection (oral thrush or respiratory, urine, wound, sputum, bronchial, tracheal, or throat culture positive for fungus), to establish if the risk of post-keratoplasty fungal eye infections...

Tetracaine to reduce OCR

This study investigates the effects of Tetracaine eye drops on oculocardiac reflex (OCR) during strabismus surgery. A randomised controlled trial of 70 strabismus surgery patients aged two to 19 years was conducted with comparison of Tetracaine versus placebo. Demographics were...