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Does bariatric surgery prevent progression of diabetic retinopathy?

The authors report a retrospective observational study of T2DM patients who underwent bariatric surgery between 2009 and 2015. Preoperative and postoperative weight, HbA1c, and annual diabetic retinopathy (DR) screening results were obtained from medical records. Patients with preoperative retinal screening...

5 Signs You Might Need Cataract Surgery

In the UK, almost half a million laser cataract surgery & treatments are carried out every year. Cataracts tend to affect the older population, especially those in the over 65 age bracket.

Outcomes for congenital vs. developmental cataract surgery

This study retrospectively reviewed follow-up data (minimum one year) to evaluate ocular outcomes and the potential factors affecting visual acuity after foldable intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in preschool childhood (up to six years) with bilateral cataract. The study included 43...

New generation of OS 4 surgery platform

With the new OS 4, Oertli introduces the next generation of their OS 4 surgical platform for retinal, glaucoma and cataract surgery.

Cystoid macular oedema following cataract surgery

This review covers the history, incidence, diagnosis, risk factors, pathophysiology and medical management of postoperative macular oedema (PCMO), with a particular emphasis on key contemporary studies and novel observations. The authors revisit the incidence of well-established risk factors including intraoperative...

RCT of operative routes for congenital cataract surgery

The authors evaluated the performance of 25G vitrectomy systems in the management of congenital cataract in infants through two routes – anterior (transcorneal) and posterior (pars plana). This was a prospective randomised trial (RCT) of 24 eyes of 12 patients...

Slanted MR surgery for convergence excess ET

The authors aimed to evaluate the surgical outcomes of bilateral slanted recessions of the medial rectus (MR) muscles in patients with convergence excess esotropia (ET). This retrospective study included 16 patients with a mean age at surgery of 5.6 ±3.05...

Esotropia Duane’s syndrome (DRS) surgery

The authors aimed to compare the safety and efficacy of augmented superior rectus transposition surgery with / without medial rectus (MR) recession versus MR recession along in the treatment of esotropic DRS. This was a prospective randomised trial of 20...

Outcomes of cataract surgery in eyes with weak zonules

Pseudoexfoliation (PEX) and zonular weakness have long been known to increase the risk of complication of cataract surgery. This retrospective study looks at the results of phacoemulsion and intraocular implantation in 295 eyes with pseudoexfoliation and zonular weakness, with a...

Defining of a successful surgery for different types of strabismus

The authors present the results of a Delphi study, following on from their previous work which defined successful general outcomes for strabismus surgery. This study aimed to define success outcomes for specific types of strabismus. Twenty-five experts were involved in...

Improved suppression after surgery for intermittent exotropia

This study aimed to investigate the clinical factors associated with the recovery from suppression, with successful postoperative target motor alignment in 237 patients with intermittent exotropia. Mean age at surgery was 8.2 ±3.2 years and 48.5% were male. Preoperative angle...

Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery – A Practical Guide

The treatment of patients with mild to moderate glaucoma has evolved rapidly in the last decade. Traditionally, medical and laser treatments were the mainstay of therapy for this group of patients. Trabeculectomy, non-penetrating surgery and glaucoma drainage implants were reserved...