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SS-MIOCT for suture depth

The authors describe a case in which swept-source microscope-integrated OCT (SS-MIOCT) was used to directly visualise and evaluate key suturing-related steps of strabismus surgery in real time. Using SS-MIOCT, the surgeons could visualise the precise depth of the needle through...

My top five: Elective grants for an ophthalmology elective for a medical student surviving in a cost-of-living crisis

In a time where cost of living is significantly increasing, and the student NHS bursary is remaining stagnant, funding a medical elective is becoming increasingly more challenging for medical students. Surveys have shown that medical students typically get two to...

Preparing for modern ophthalmic surgical training as a trainee

As a trainee in ophthalmology, every day you are learning more and more about the specialty. In addition, you will most likely be exploring the vast array of subspecialties that ophthalmology has to offer, and would probably be trying to...

425,000 NHS patients use online GP registration service in first year

More than 425,000 patients have used a new national online service to register with a GP in its first year.

Surgeons can lead the way in transforming global health

Surgeons must provide leadership in transforming healthcare across the Global South – by integrating surgery into the global health agenda and advocating for simple and cost-effective surgical procedures that support overall health system strengthening.

Educational concerns and anxiety levels amongst ophthalmology trainees during the COVID-19 pandemic

How concerned are ophthalmology trainees about the present impact and the future consequences of suspended ophthalmic training programmes? Researchers in the West of Scotland investigate. Anxiety, stress and the longer-term stress reaction of burnout often go unrecognised, yet are known...

A career in uveitis

As he retires from clinical practice, the author looks back on his long career in uveitis and how care of these patients has changed dramatically since his days as an undergraduate. My trainees and fellows are often bored by my...

BT for retinal detachment strabismus (2020)

The authors report updated experience on factors influencing botulinum toxin (BT) outcomes for strabismus following retinal detachment surgery. This was a retrospective review of 32 patients with follow-up of 20 months (1-132). Mean age at BT injection was 44 years...

Fibrosis treated with amniotic membrane

In this paper, the authors describe the surgical management of complex strabismus using amniotic membrane grafts in six patients with complex, repeat previous strabismus surgery and two patients with periocular surgery. Frozen amniotic membrane allograft was used. The study had...

Surgical oculocardiac reflex

The authors evaluated the incidence of oculocardiac reflex (OCR) during strabismus surgery to determine its associated risk factors at a tertiary referral centre. Seventy-six patients were reviewed; 51.3% male and a mean age of 15±12 years. Strabismus surgery was bilateral...

Spontaneous resolution of inferior oblique over action

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the course of over-elevation in adduction in patients who had surgery for esotropia. Following a chart review, 28 patients met the inclusion criteria with a mean age of 53.5±53.7 months (12-252 months)....

Spontaneous resolution of inferior oblique overaction

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the course of over-elevation in adduction in patients who had surgery for esotropia. Following a chart review, 28 patients met the inclusion criteria with a mean age of 53.5±53.7 months (12-252 months)....