After the age of 40, most people develop presbyopia. A person aged around 37 or 38 years who is mildly (+0.50–0.75 D) hyperopic for distance simply accommodates and does not need to wear glasses.
Ophthalmologists, specifically refractive surgeons, along with their patients, have enjoyed huge success with ablative (corneal tissue removal) procedures over the 30 years since Dr Marguerite McDonald performed the first PRK on a sighted
Accommodation of the human eye is a complex mechanism based on multiple anatomical and physiological variables. The anatomy concerns the ciliary body, zonular fibres, lens capsule and, finally, crystalline lens content.
An experimental light mask, the Noctura 400 Sleep Mask (PolyPhotonix Medical) did not help control non-central diabetic macular oedema, in a recent trial.
With the advent of artificial intelligence (AI) systems now upon us, Mr Sameer Trikha discusses applications of AI for eye care providers and how he envisages this revolutionary technology will fit into the workplace.
There is a strong link between alpha-blocking medications and floppy iris.
Clear lens exchange with implantation of a trifocal IOL is the best solution.
Ophthalmologists around the world have been dedicating their time and expertise to deliver eye care services, including screening and surgery, in Cambodia, in an initiative supported by the Khmer Sight Foundation.