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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)....

Amniotic membrane efficacy

This prospective randomised study evaluated the effect of amniotic membrane (AM) in reducing inflammation, fibrosis, adhesion formation and ocular movement restrictions following strabismus surgery. This study used 22 rabbits: all with superior rectus recession in both eyes with AM placed...

Cluster of cyclic esotropia cases

This study reports a series of five patients with cyclic esotropia presenting within a period of 19 months in 2015-16 in one institute. Brain MRI scans were abnormal in two patients (twins) with abnormal white matter signal in the frontal...

Timing of vitrectomy for retained lens fragments

The purpose of this study was to compare the results of same setting vitrectomy with delayed vitrectomy for retained lens fragments following cataract surgery. Same setting vitrectomy was defined as the patient not leaving the operating table following cataract surgery....

Amblyopia treatment

This study was conducted to assess practice preferences in the management of amblyopia among paediatric ophthalmologists. A close-ended multiple choice questionnaire consisting of 10 questions was circulated to 113 paediatric ophthalmologists and fellows of which 74 completed the questionnaire. Seventy-six...

Attracting workforce to paediatric ophthalmology

This was a survey-based study to address unanswered questions relating to economic and workforce issues in paediatric ophthalmology. The survey comprised 12 questions with yes / no or multiple-choice responses and was circulated to American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and...

Guideline considerations for management of paediatric traumatic cataract

This study aimed to develop guidelines for preoperative decision-making and perioperative management of paediatric traumatic cataract patients. A 24-question survey was designed to assess surgeon background, preoperative planning and testing, surgical timing, intraoperative techniques and postoperative management. Anonymous responses were...

Preoperative povidone iodine: weighing the risks

Following on from our recent online survey, the authors examine the potential risks and benefits of diluting the concentration preoperative povidone iodine. Povidone iodine (PI) is an iodophore that has an established use as a broad-spectrum antiseptic, mainly for the...

The results of the last survey Oct22

I thank everyone for their time in responding to this edition’s survey questions. The first question relates to an issue I have previously discussed around consent for second eye cataract surgery. I touch on this point again for two reasons....

Air or SF6 in DMEK

This retrospective study compared descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) outcomes in 136 consecutive eyes of 68 patients. All patients underwent DMEK for Fuch’s endothelial dystrophy, where consecutive eyes received 100% air bubble during first eye surgery and 20% sulphur hexafluoride...