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James Kalaiti, Clinical Specialist, joins Surgitrac Instruments UK

Surgitrac Instruments UK is delighted to announce the appointment of James Kalaiti, Clinical Specialist for London and South East.

The miracle of multi-professional working in modern-day eyecare

"It’s a Tuesday morning, and I’m in the presence of one of the most mind-boggling accomplishments in human history. This thing is so astounding in its complexity and scope, it makes the Panama Canal look like a third grader’s craft...

An unusual presentation of sarcoidosis

*Equally contributing co-first authors. Case report A 45-year-old man presented to his local optometrist with a three-week history of severe intermittent left eye pain with associated blurred vision and tenderness around his left temple. Two days prior, he developed weakness...

Ophthalmology

The textbook is a large, single volume that ideally needs to be desk or table-supported, as its sheer weight makes it virtually impossible to rest comfortably on ones lap. The book is compiled by its two lead authors and editors...

IVTA use in Behçet’s disease

This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA) injection (4mg/0.1ml) in controlling posterior segment inflammation in patients with Behçet’s disease. Medical records of consecutive patients diagnosed with Behçet’s who underwent IVTA between July 2005...

Emergency, Acute and Rapid Access Ophthalmology

There are two parts to the book; the first section makes up the bulk to the textbook and covers clinical aspects of emergency ophthalmology, and the second discusses the management and organisation of an emergency and rapid access service. Part...

Ophthalmology Review: A case-study approach (Second edition)

Ophthalmology review is a ‘case-driven’ textbook which is aimed at medical students or trainees. It’s quite an inviting textbook – I picked it up and flicked through and felt like this is something I would actually like to read. It...

Adjuvant intravitreal dexamethasone implant for persistent CME

In this retrospective, cross-sectional study the authors investigate the efficiency of intravitreal dexamethasone implants (0.7mg) for cystoid macular oedema (CME) persisting, despite immunomodulatory treatment in patients with Behcets’ disease (BD). Twenty-seven eyes of 20 patients (12 males and eight females)...

The University of Auckland, New Zealand - Ophthalmology Sub-speciality Fellowship Applications Open – Deadline 18 June 2021

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Auckland and Greenlane Hospital, Auckland District Health Board have openings.

Ocular blood flow changes in Behcet disease

This study evaluates ocular blood flow changes in both ocular Behcets disease (BD) and non-ocular BD (with or without thrombotic disease) and compares these findings with a healthy control group. A total of 90 eyes with BD were evaluated with...

Detection of antiranibizumab antibodies in exudative AMD

In this study the authors aimed to detect immune response to ranibizumab treatment in wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). An ELISA was employed to quantify the anti-ranibizumab titre which was compared against the control anti-abciximab titre. Titres of anti-ranibizumab antibodies...

Smoking and Behçet’s disease

This study aimed to investigate the relationship between smoking and prognosis of ocular Behçet’s disease (BD). Records of 202 patients with ocular features of BD were reviewed from a Turkish hospital. Patients were divided into two groups according to their...