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Blinking blepharitis has a lot to answer for…

Never ignore the small things’…someone once said. There is no doubt blepharitis is one of the most common eye conditions encountered daily, but with the typical pressures of a busy outpatient department, the management of more obvious, sight-threatening conditions necessarily...

Germline mutation risk in solitary unilateral retinoblastoma

This study aimed to determine the true risk for germline mutation in a child presenting with solitary unilateral RB and whether this risk differs by age at presentation. This was a retrospective review of 482 cases from 1972-2020. Age groups...

Referral patterns and pathways for intracranial hypertension

The authors present a retrospective case review of individuals with suspected raised intracranial pressure (ICP) over a 12-month period a single tertiary neuro-ophthalmology centre. Cases were categorised into four groups based on examination by neuro-ophthalmology; 1) referred after identification of...

New Treatments in Noninfectious Uveitis

As a specialist registrar training in Aberdeen there were two important lessons I learned which have proved to be invaluable over the years for two very different reasons. The first lesson learned was to never underestimate the wind chill factor...

Risk of intraocular haemorrhage with new oral anticoagulants

The authors conducted a study to assess the risk of intraocular haemorrhage with warfarin dabigatran, rivaroxaban, apixaban. All reported cases of intraocular haemorrhage (vitreous, choroidal, or retinal) with warfarin and new oral anticoagulants (NOACs) (including dabigatran, rivaroxaban, apixaban) from the...

Optimising the ocular surface by managing meibomian gland dysfunction

Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is ubiquitous. Ocular surface inflammation and irritation are prevalent in most ophthalmology clinics: corneal, cataract, glaucoma, oculoplastic, paediatric, vitreo-retinal, medical retina and refractive surgery. These patients also represent roughly one third of those attending for emergency...

Keep calm and cut the carbon – improving sustainability in ophthalmology

As I dump my tenth pair of gloves into a non-recyclable clinical waste bin; dispose of another handful of plastic minims; or print another wad of single-sided discharge paperwork after a cataract surgery, the inconvenient truth of how these seemingly...

Apply now for subspecialty fellowships in Singapore

The Singapore National Eye Centre is inviting applications for the following clinical fellowships

Glaucoma UK and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists announce research award 2023

Glaucoma UK and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists are working in partnership to run this prestigious award which has previously funded a range of research topics from prospective stem cell treatments to the use of big data in patient risk stratification.

University of Edinburgh online ophthalmology applications deadline approaches

The deadline is approaching for applications to the MSc (Master of Science) in Primary Care Ophthalmology and ChM (Master of Surgery) in Clinical Ophthalmology at the University of Edinburgh. Enhance your ophthalmic knowledge and clinical practice with world class postgraduate...

Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology Third Edition

The Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology came out in 2006 and is now in its third edition. It is a valuable concise resource with over 1000 pages to cover initial assessment, diagnosis and management of a comprehensive range of ophthalmic problems....

Keratoconus: When, Why and Why Not. A Step by Step Systematic Approach

This is a single author publication addressing the subject of ectatic corneal disorders and keratoconus (when, why, and why not) with a step by step systematic approach to management using modern sophisticated diagnostic and screening tools. It is comprised of...