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Manual for Eye Examination and Diagnosis (Tenth Edition)

This is a single author published manual which aims to equip the novice reader with a short, yet comprehensive introduction to ocular examination and diagnosis. This book has a substantial history, having been first published 48 years ago, and is...

Assessment of retinal capillary VD and FAZ area in CSC using OCTA

The authors aim to report a cross-sectional, case controlled study, the purpose of which was to access the retinal capillary vessel density (VD) and foveal avascular zone (FAZ) area in acute and chronic central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) patients compared to...

Comparison of vertical rectus muscle transpositions

The purpose of this study was to evaluate both the amount of correction obtained and the postoperative drift that occurred with two frequently used vertical rectus muscle transposition (VRT) procedures to determine the ideal immediate postoperative alignment. Twenty-seven patients underwent...

Dec/Jan 2016 Quiz

History A 40-year-old swimming instructor undergoes an enucleation for a blind painful eye. There is a history of soft contact lens wear. She has had a corneal abscess and corneal graft procedures in the past. Questions 1. What does this...

Van Herick Plus

This a consecutive cross-sectional study of 95 phakic patients over the age of 40-years-old. By applying a short, vertical slit beam, the inferior angle at the scleral-limbal junction at 6 o’clock position was evaluated, photographed and assessed by a ratio...

Surgery technique for subluxation in Marfan syndrome

The authors evaluated the efficacy and safety of bimanual capsulorrhexis combined with sutureless scleral-fixated IOL implant in children with Marfan syndrome. Seven children (14 eyes) with subluxated lenses underwent bilateral surgery; four female, three male with mean age of 7.1...

A closer look at the new wave of glaucoma surgery – radical or old school?

Glaucoma is a challenging condition to treat because the exact pathophysiology remains unclear and the only readily modifiable factor is the intraocular pressure (IOP). Additionally, most glaucoma patients are completely asymptomatic, yet are often subjected to lifelong medical therapy. The...

A case of late spontaneous subluxation of in-the-bag intraocular implant

An 82-year-old frail lady was referred by her optometrist with a finding of subluxated implant in the right eye. She had uneventful phacoemulcification with in-the-bag intraocular implant 17 years earlier. There is no history of having had pseudoexfoliation (PXF) or...

ESASO Course Series (Volume 2): Surgical Retina

This book comprises details of symposia / seminars on surgical aspects of retina presented by renowned authorities in ophthalmology from all over the world during ESASOS (European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology) academic activities, which are mentioned in a...

Pearls and tricks of the flanged IOL sutures fixation

Complications in cataract surgery are often a nightmare for surgeons. Intraoperative complications are more common in diabetic patients, and solving aphakia in these cases remains a challenge. In a recently published study, Dr Matias Iglicki, Dr Dinah Zur and colleagues...

Ectopia lentis management

This review discusses the management of non-traumatic ectopia lentis in the paediatric population focussing on the variety of surgical options for these patients. The review considers visual sequelae and conservative management, limitations for surgery with respect to historical and current...

Infections related to strabismus surgery

This review considers the range of infections occurring with strabismus surgery. Extraocular infections include conjunctiva, sub Tenon’s abscess and orbital cellulitis. Intraocular infection includes endophthalmitis. Prevention of infection and risk factors includes the issue of scleral penetration and use of...