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Haag-Streit UK and John Weiss secure Exclusive UK distributorships for VRmagic medical simulator portfolio 

Haag-Streit UK and John Weiss & Son have secured exclusive UK distributorships for the VRmagic range of medical simulator products.

Haag-Streit UK looks forward to exhibiting at the RCOphth Annual Congress 2023

Haag-Streit UK is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) Annual Congress on 22-25 May 2023 at the ICC in Birmingham.

Optos announces new ultra-widefield colour image modality, providing additional retinal visualisation to eyecare professionals

Optos, Plc, the leading retinal imaging company, announces it is expanding the optomap® ultra-widefield (UWF™) retinal imaging modalities available with the California FA device to further assist eyecare professionals in disease management and treatment planning.

FEVR characteristics

The authors report a series of 16 cases of familial exudative vitreoretinopathy (FEVR) in Northern Ireland (NI) to characterise the genetic patterns and identify other common characteristics relevant for current and future practice. This was a retrospective study including 12...

Keeping watch

Although it’s autumn, it’s not too cold and the slight breeze blowing up from the sea does not make me regret leaving my jacket in clinic. It’s a strange site; hundreds of hospital staff standing on either side of the...

My ophthalmology taster week experience at Whipps Cross Eye Treatment Centre

Deciding to explore ophthalmology Having read about ophthalmology, I have always found myself fascinated about what a career in ophthalmology entails. I have often wondered what ophthalmologists actually do, as we as medical students did not have a lot of...

Fundus photography in Malawi – setting up a screening programmefor diabetic retinopathy

We present the case of a 53-year-old lady who presented to the diabetes outpatient clinic at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH), Lilongwe, Malawi. She was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus six years ago, for which she takes metformin orally. She...

Acute uveitis from late migration of soft lens matter 10 years post cataract surgery

A 58-year-old Caucasian male presented to the emergency eye clinic with a two-day history of a painful, red left eye and blurred vision. His past ocular history included uncomplicated left phacoemulsification cataract surgery in 2010 and left retinal detachment repair...

Retinal sequelae of high voltage electric current injury

Introduction High-voltage electrical currents may result in significant ocular complications, ranging from mild cataracts to vision-threatening retinal and optic nerve problems [1]. The severity of damage depends on various factors, including intensity and type of current, duration of exposure, entry...

My top five: A foundation doctor’s top five misconceptions about ophthalmology

Choosing a specialty is challenging. As a foundation doctor, it often feels as if this choice is based solely on fleeting experiences. Compared to other specialties, there is relatively little exposure to ophthalmology during either medical school or foundation years....

25 years of OCT

David Huang first described optical coherence tomography (OCT) in 1991, in his seminal paper on the subject in Science. This method developed the work of others on ophthalmic interferometry, which essentially showed that measuring reflected light could be used to...

Ocular bubbly: a vitreoretinal update on the art of gases

The authors remind us of the revolutionary impact gases have had on retinal surgery. In 1938, Rosengren attempted to improve his retina repair surgical outcomes [1]. He discovered that suturing the retina or pressing externally on the sclera were not...