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Is this a retinal detachment?

Despite the help of allied health professionals in triaging and managing acute ophthalmic emergencies, eye casualty remains overburdened. Trainees at the beginning of their training often struggle to manage such busy clinics with varied presentations. We present a case that...

Care journeys of patients with central retinal artery occlusion

The authors present a retrospective case note review of all adult patients referred for or diagnosed with central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) to a single tertiary hospital over a 10½ year period. A total of 181 patients were included in...

Thalamic infarcts and the associated neuro-ophthalmic sequelae

The authors present a retrospective review of clinical and imaging data from a stroke database over a 10-year period. Of those identified as having a thalamic infarction (n=342), 40 were found to have neuro-ophthalmic sequelae (11.7%). The neuro-ophthalmic sequelae reported...

Fusional vergence measurement

This paper reports a systematic review to address two objectives: 1, to compare the normative values of tests measuring fusional vergence; 2, to investigate sources of heterogeneity of prism accuracy. The review was conducted according to PRISMA guidelines with a...

Large series profiling skew deviation

A retrospective notes review was completed for patients identified as having skew deviation. The authors outline their exact definition of skew deviation within the methods of the paper. One hundred and fifty-seven patients were identified, it is not clear over...

Well-presented scholarly research work will reduce chances of journal rebuttal

Submitting to an academic journal? Are you aware of the requirements and constraints of relevant copyright laws? Rod McNeil provides a guide for aspiring authors. Getting published in peer-reviewed academic and medical journals is not easy. But careful attention to...

OAEE UPDATE - Urgent Call for Surgical Supplies in Ukraine

UK professionals have called for aid in sending surgical equipment to Ukraine during Russian invasion.

RCOphth Annual Congress 2022 - Preview

Eye News previews the RCOphth Annual Congress 2022, as we look forward to the return of an in-person Congress for the first time since 2019. Follow updates and key events here.

Microcatheter in the vertebral artery as a cause of branched retinal artery occlusion?

A 19-year-old male presented to eye casualty with a seven-day history of a ‘blurred patch’ in the left eye. The patient denied any other visual symptoms including flashes or floaters and there had been no change in visual symptoms in...

What not to miss in neuro-ophthalmology Part 1

Neuro-ophthalmology is a complex and difficult subspecialty in ophthalmology. It has several connections to neurology, neuro-surgery, rheumatology as well as many other medical specialties. Working in an multidisciplinary team (MDT) environment is key to success in this subspecialty as mistakes...

Will it change management?

Like most doctors I have read and am a fan of Samuel Shem’s House of God, with my favourite Rule being Rule 10: “If you don’t take a temperature you can’t find a fever.” If you don’t intend to treat...

‘Step Up For Nystagmus’ this Nystagmus Awareness Day

Monday 20 June, the Nystagmus Network marks Nystagmus Awareness Day by asking supporters to ‘Step Up For Nystagmus’ to raise awareness of this complex visual impairment.