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Effects of orbital decompression

This is a retrospective review of 319 orbital decompression operations in 169 patients (73% female) with thyroid eye disease. Three wall decompressions were performed in 92 eyes, 2-wall in 206 (medial and floor), and a single wall (medial) in 18,...

Vitreous loss fire drills – ophthalmic simulation improves trainee surgical competence and confidence with posterior capsule rupture scenarios

Ophthalmic trainees have reported limited exposure and low confidence regarding the management of cataract complications such as posterior capsule rupture (PCR) / vitreous loss (VL). This report evaluates the impact of a simulation-based educational training event on these concerns. Introduction...

Steroid-eluting Spongostan improves endoscopic DCR success

This is a retrospective analysis of a change in technique for endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (endo-DCR) surgery. The authors compared the outcomes of 55 patients between 2011 and 2013 with 187 from 2013 to 2020 who all underwent endo-DCR. In 2013 the...

Part 1: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Edinburgh Visits Ethiopia with Orbis

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Edinburgh, visited services protecting the vision of children and adults in Hawassa, Ethiopia, with international eyecare charity Orbis.

"The Eyesi Surgical cataract simulator has made a big difference for us"

Ophthalmology Registrar Rohan Hussain, and Consultant Ophthalmologist and Educational Supervisor, Cordelia McKechnie from the Ophthalmology Team at Whipps Cross Hospital talk about the impact that the Eyesi Surgical VR simulator has had on their trainees and junior ophthalmologists, as well as other surgical staff across London.

Surgical management options for NLDO

The authors aimed to develop a current collective practice profile for management of nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO). They conducted an online survey of American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus (AAPOS) members of which 142 completed surveys were collected within...

Impact of Eye Health Surveys and Partnerships in The Gambia

This article brings together the three national eye health surveys that have been undertaken in The Gambia between 1986 and 2019 and the impact that the results have had nationally and internationally. In it we describe the long-term capacity-strengthening for...

Simultaneous vs. alternate PCT disparity in XT

The authors quantified the relationship between simultaneous prism and cover test (SPCT) and alternate prism and cover test (APCT) alignment in patients with measures at the same visit after surgery for exotropia. This was a retrospective study of 955 patients...

The dynamic nature of orbital cavernous haemangiomas

This paper seeks to address the question of how much do orbital cavernous haemangiomas actually change over time, and if there are any identifiable factors which can predict which lesions will grow and which will remain stable. In particular, if...

Christian Oster joins BVI as Marketing Manager, UK, Ireland and the Nordics

BVI is excited to announce that Christian Oster joins the company as marketing manager for the UK, Ireland, and the Nordics.

Comparison of ketorolac 0.4% and nepafenac 0.1% for the prevention of CMO after phacoemulsification

This is a prospective randomised clinical trial study including patients older than 40 years with age related cataract and normal ophthalmic examination. The patients are randomised into three different groups and the objective of the study is to compare the...

The most frequent complaints and claims in ophthalmology – a Medical Protection Society (MPS) analysis

The authors look at the reasons behind medico-legal cases reported to MPS and share key learning points. Complications following ophthalmology surgery are rare, however, medico-legal cases are not uncommon due to the significant impact they can have on patients’ lifestyles....