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Glaucoma management after congenital cataract

The purpose of this study was to retrospectively explore the results of surgical intervention for glaucoma after congenital cataract surgery in Egypt. The study included 41 eyes of 32 children with glaucoma after cataract surgery – 57 procedures; 90% having...

NEOS (North Of England Ophthalmological Society) Spring Meeting 2023

by Mousindha Arjunan As a more senior trainee, I found the program varied and clinically relevant to all levels of practitioners which the convenor, Mr Abdallah Ellabban, had set out to achieve. Hot topics such as the current and new...

Training in Ophthalmology: The Essential Curriculum (second edition)

This textbook was first introduced in 2009, aimed at junior trainees and tailored to fit with the new ophthalmic specialist training (OST) curriculum. The second edition updates the clinical information to reflect changing practice and introduces two new chapters: refractive...

Improving cataract efficiency: insights and learnings from expert practitioners

An evening surgical meeting sponsored by Théa Pharmaceuticals Ltd brought together leading experts to share insights and experience on practice strategies to enhance the efficiency of cataract surgery. Streamlining patient flow to optimise capacity and efficiency Qasim Mansoor, Consultant Ophthalmic...

Parent-reported outcomes after cerebral hemispherectomy

The authors present the findings of a survey circulated by the Childhood Epilepsy Surgery Foundation to its members. Parents of children who had undergone a cerebral hemispherectomy were invited to participate. A total of 48 responses from 248 who were...

Sclerotomy suturing

This was a retrospective review of 589 consecutive cases of patients who underwent 23-gauge tranconjunctival pars plana vitrectomy. Cases were split into Type 1 vitrectomies (macular hole, ERM and simple vitreous haemorrhages) and Type 2 cases which were more complex...

ZEISS Biometry Mastery Course (6 Feb 24)

This is a one-day course which will be running on Tuesday 6 & Wednesday 7 February - attendees have the choice of either date on a first-come-first-served basis. The 'Biometry Mastery Course' is exclusively tailored for pre-assessment nurses in cataract and refractive lens exchange surgery, as well as dedicated Ophthalmic professionals. With a comprehensive curriculum encompassing eye anatomy, refraction, cataract surgery, biometry principles, best practices, formulas and IOL constants, participants will delve into the heart of biometry. Our practical workshops, featuring the IOLMaster 700, equip attendees with the key knowledge, skills and understanding to perform accurate and precise biometry and how they relate to the patient pathway.

ZEISS Biometry Mastery Course (7 Feb 24)

This is a one-day course which will be running on Tuesday 6 & Wednesday 7 February - attendees have the choice of either date on a first-come-first-served basis. The 'Biometry Mastery Course' is exclusively tailored for pre-assessment nurses in cataract and refractive lens exchange surgery, as well as dedicated Ophthalmic professionals. With a comprehensive curriculum encompassing eye anatomy, refraction, cataract surgery, biometry principles, best practices, formulas and IOL constants, participants will delve into the heart of biometry. Our practical workshops, featuring the IOLMaster 700, equip attendees with the key knowledge, skills and understanding to perform accurate and precise biometry and how they relate to the patient pathway.

Sustainability in eyecare: Aravind Eye Hospital’s low carbon eyecare system

The field of healthcare has a substantial impact on the environment as it is responsible for 5-10% of greenhouse gas emissions and 9% of air pollutant generation [1]. Surgery is associated with the rapid consumption of single-use products and waste...

Botulinum toxin after orbicularis myectomy

This is a retrospective review of 27 patients with benign essential blepharospasm who had become resistant to treatment with botulinum toxin and had therefore undergone orbicularis myectomy of the upper lids. The study compares the dose and frequency of botulinum...

Prophylaxis for clinical macular oedema after phacoemulsification

The authors report on a retrospective cohort study looking at three different prophylaxis methods for macular oedema after cataract surgery: 1) Topical prednisolone acetate (PA) alone; 2) Topical PA in combination with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID); 3) Intraoperative subconjunctival injection...