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Intraocular pressure reduction after cataract surgery

Several studies have shown the efficacy of cataract surgery in lowering intraocular pressure (IOP), especially in angle closure glaucoma compared to open angle. A total of 156 eyes of 109 patients (without glaucoma or with medically controlled glaucoma) were included....

Secondary glaucoma post paediatric cataract surgery

This retrospective observational consecutive case series assessed the incidence and risk factors associated with developing glaucoma after paediatric cataract surgery with primary intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. They reviewed 136 children (199 eyes) who underwent paediatric cataract surgery before the age...

Effect of observation of intermittent exotropia on health-related quality of life of children and parents

The authors present the analysis of the Intermittent Exotropia Questionnaire (IXTQ) completed by the observation arm of a previously reported randomised controlled trial comparing part-time patching to observation. Children aged >5 years completed the Child IXTQ, and all parents completed...

Prevalence of misdiagnosis of third nerve palsy by referring clinicians

The authors present a retrospective case review of new patient presentations to a neuro-ophthalmology clinic at two centres between 2014 and 2017. The electronic medical records were searched using the variety of terms for third nerve palsy. Referral for management...

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh recruiting new board members and trainee representative for SSBs

The Surgical Specialty Boards (SSBs) are constituted within the internal governance structure of the College and exist primarily to support, advise and assist the College and its Council across the breadth of core College activities as they relate to specialty...

Tear production levels and dry eye disease

Dry eye disease (DED) is multifactorial, caused by an alteration in the quality or quantity of tear film’s three layers. Several tests are available for diagnosis. The aim of this study was to determine if the Schirmer test (ST) could...

Is pre-eclampsia / eclampsia a risk factor for non-infective uveitis?

This population based retrospective matched cohort study was the first of its kind to suggest an association between preeclampsia / eclampsia (PEE) and non-infective uveitis (NIU). They used the Longitudinal National Health Insurance database in Taiwan to assess 2073 post-delivery...

Narrative review of idiopathic intracranial hypertension in children / adolescents

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) affects both children and adults. Whilst the majority of IIH is mainly seen amongst adults, it also affects children. There are currently no clinical trials in IIH for those who are adolescents or children. The aims...

Corneal stroma modelling under hypoxic conditions

The cornea is exposed to hypoxia under several conditions including sleep, inflammation and wound healing. Being an avascular tissue to maintain transparency, how the cornea homeostatic controls oxygen tension is important. To address this process two models were utilised; a...

Diagnosis of amiodarone-associated optic neuropathy

Amiodarone is a widely used anti-arrhythmic drug. Several case reports describe optic neuropathy which has been linked to its use. This case series discusses the diagnosis of amiodarone-associated optic neuropathy (AAON) and its potential impact on cardiac therapy. The authors...

A case of post-viral ocular microflutter

A number of eye movements disrupt visual fixation, one such movement being saccadic intrusions which are described as small involuntary saccadic movements. Among saccadic intrusions without intersaccadic intervals, ocular flutter and opsoclonus are prominent. When the saccadic amplitude is very...

ABCA1 mediates lipid efflux in the retina

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in the elderly population. There are two forms of AMD, dry and wet, the latter so named because of the presence of choroidal neovascularisation. Both forms lead to retinal pigment...