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Cystoid macular oedema following retinal detachment surgery

There are limited studies examining the incidence and risk factors for postoperative cystoid macular oedema (CMO) following rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) repair. Postoperative CMO is thought to be due to pro-inflammatory state, where numerous cytokines lead to tight junction dysfunction,...

Suture versus sutureless paediatric cataract surgery

This was a prospective study comparing the outcomes, feasibility and safety of clear corneal cataract surgery with or without sutures in children with paediatric cataract. There were 85 eyes in each group (170 eyes of 110 patients). Each eye was...

Four rectus muscle surgery for infantile nystagmus syndrome

The authors present a case report of infantile nystagmus syndrome (INS) with abnormal head posture (AHP) of face turn, head tilt and chin depression with a single-step surgery of all four horizontal rectus muscles. The case was a 26-year-old male...

Effect of refractive corneal surgery on IOP and glaucoma progression

Accuracy of intraocular pressure (IOP) measurement depends on the biomechanical properties of the cornea, including its thickness central corneal thickness (CCT) and keratometry (K). Fifty-six eyes of 56 patients with primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) who had a history of...

Autologous scleral button for anterior defect in evisceration surgery

This is a small case series of five patients who have had evisceration surgery using a new technique. The anterior defect created when removing the corneal button has been closed by taking an autologous posterior scleral graft inferomedial to the...

Surgery for superior oblique palsy with superior rectus contracture

With limited information in the literature regarding simultaneous surgery in cases with superior rectus (SR) contracture in superior oblique (SO) palsy, the authors aimed to evaluate the efficacy of combined SR/IO surgery. This was a retrospective study of 15 cases...

Safety and outcome of microincision vitreous surgery in uveitis

This paper reports the outcomes of microincision vitreous surgery (MIVS) 23G/25G in uveitis of 103 patients (106 eyes) who underwent diagnostic MIVS over a period of four years at the Advanced Eye centre in Chandigarth India. The postoperative evaluation included...

Randomised controlled trial for large-angle exotropia surgery

The purpose of this study was to investigate single eye, single setting surgical options to correct 80–90PD of exotropia with two options of muscle transplant and suture hang-back recession. There was retention of anatomical limits of 6mm resection for medial...

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...

RCT review of surgery for open angle glaucoma

This systematic review and meta-analysis examined eight randomised controlled trials (RCTs) to compare the intraocular pressure (IOP) reducing effect of three types of microstent implantation (Hydrus, iStent, CyPass) combined with phacoemulsification versus phacoemulsification alone for patients with open-angle glaucoma (OAG)...