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Vision loss during Eylea treatment for AMD

This report investigated patients who lost more than two lines of vision despite periodic injections of aflibercept and explored the factors associated with vision loss. One hundred and ninety-six eyes were included in this study over a two year period....

Unexplained vision loss following exposure to combat

Non-organic vision loss (NOVL) is defined as a decrease in visual acuity or visual field without an identifiable organic cause. NOVL can be particularly challenging and time-consuming to diagnose, especially where the vision loss is superimposed on an element of...

Would automated pupillometry be a useful addition when assessing acute vision loss?

The authors present a two-part study, the first part being an electronic survey of ophthalmologists and optometrists to identify barriers to the routine clinical use of automated pupillometry and the second, a clinical study comparing the swinging light tests and...

Traumatic ‘toy’ gun injury leading to permanent vision loss

Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) is a progressive, inherited disorder of connective tissue that affects the skin, cardiovascular system and retina. Ocular manifestations of the disease are related to Bruch’s membrane, a thin elastic tissue layer located between the retinal pigment epithelium...

Burning vision: vision loss from misuse of ‘toy’ laser pens in children

A case series of five children with macular burns due to the misuse of novelty laser products, purchased online or abroad, was undertaken at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital and The Children’s Hospital, Sheffield [1]. All patients were from the Sheffield...

An interesting presentation of ruptured anterior communicating artery aneurysm with acute monocular vision loss

The authors report an interesting case of a 60-year-old man presenting with acute monocular vision loss accompanied by periorbital pain as an unusual presentation of subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) from ruptured anterior communicating artery aneurysm. The patient did not present with...

Leading eyecare charity Orbis launches a research trial to identify link between vision loss and mental health in children

In 2022, leading eye care charity Orbis published research showing that children with poor vision are more likely to suffer with depression, anxiety, low self-esteem and a reduced quality of life.

Visual acuity conversion to digital acuity

The author proposes a basic set of evidence-based digital acuities for alpha vision to facilitate formatting of visual acuity data uniformly. This work was informed by a review of the literature. A full table provides US and international classification of...

Carleton Optical Equipment Ltd is recruiting for its expanding Glaucoma team

Business Manager - We are looking for an ambitious and capable business manager responsible for the South of England.

BCLA announces industry specialist as new chair

An optometrist with more than 20 years’ experience of working in the eyecare industry has been unveiled as the new chair of the BCLA.

RCOphth Annual Congress - Day 4

Live updates from the final day at the RCOphth 2022 Annual Congress.

Diary from my elective: a Parisian experience

The author explains how a research institute’s dedication to multidisciplinary collaboration helped him to discover a passion for academic ophthalmology. The elective aspect to the final year of a medical degree, through its change of scenery and immersion into another...
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