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50 Studies Every Ophthalmologist Should Know

This book features a compilation of 50 important clinical studies that have left a profound impact on the current clinical practice of ophthalmology. From the 1980 botulinum toxin injection study by AB Scott to the United Kingdom Glaucoma Treatment Study...

Eye disease patients have more opportunity than ever to take part in NHS research studies

A new report highlights how 76% of UK hospitals now offer patients the opportunity to take part in studies of eye disease to improve research and innovation. ‘Ophthalmology research in the UK’s National Health Service: the structure and performance of...

Unilateral cataract extraction outcomes in older children compared to two studies with younger cohorts

The authors present a retrospective study of children undergoing cataract surgery between the ages of two and seven-years-old at one centre, over a 24-year period. Data including demographics, ocular history, ophthalmic findings, operative reports, adverse events, and record of re-operations...

Ovarian hormones drive onset of Sjogren’s disease in mice

Sjogren’s syndrome (SS) is a debilitating, sight-threatening, systemic autoimmune disease with no effective treatment available. SS is characterised by lacrimal gland lymphocytic infiltration and epithelial cell death, as well as by the presence of serum autoantibodies. Patients have severe dry...

RNIB and Abertay University hold event to reboot gaming to make it more accessible for those with sight loss

Sight loss charity Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and Abertay University in Dundee will host a pioneering Accessible Gaming Symposium this week.

Non-infectious Uveitis: Well Known, Weird and Wonderful meets You, Me and the Balloons

Installation view from Manchester International Festival 2023 exhibition Yayoi Kusama: You, Me and the Balloons at Aviva Studios. Images © David Levene. On an uncharacteristically salubrious 5 July 2023, the date of the 75th Anniversary of the UK’s NHS, a...

Is an increased homocysteine level associated with greater risk of AMD?

Basic research studies have implicated homocysteine in causing vascular endothelial dysfunction and inflammation, and this has been borne out in large observational studies which suggested that elevated homocysteine is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. In order to determine...

Facilitators and barriers to conducting research

A survey of clinicians and researchers across the UK was conducted to identify barriers to research and potential solutions. The authors extracted details of studies listed on the UKCRN database that involved paediatric ophthalmology with recruitment of children. An e-survey...

Prevalence and incidence of uveitis

Uveitis encompasses a group of diseases characterised by the inflammation of fovea uvea which are potentially vision threatening. However, the frequency of this condition is unclear. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to provide estimates of the frequency of uveitis...

The original smooth operator: Sir Robin Millar

As an early 80s kid, if you lacked sufficient pocket money, building a music collection entailed recording your favourite songs off the radio with a cassette deck and hoping the presenter didn’t interrupt at any point, with a finger hovering...

Review of non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy

This article reviews the risk factors, clinical presentation and therapies that have been investigated for non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy (NAAION). Additionally, it provides an update from recent rodent and primate models, offering a new insight into the pathophysiology of...