Prof. David P. Piñero


Amblyopia screening with the dynamic random dot stereotest

A new amblyopia screening system that can be used on Android devices has performed better than some of the ‘gold standard’ stereotests in recent Hungarian studies.

Dr John A. Hovanesian


Removing opioid prescriptions from cataract surgery

Drug delivery solutions to manage pain after cataract surgery improves adherence.

Prof. Fotis Topouzis and Dr Dimitrios Giannoulis


Understanding the genetics of glaucoma

Many genes and polymorphisms have been identified as being associated with glaucoma, predicting progression, identifying those at increased risk and allowing treatment to be optimised.

Sheryl Stevenson


Angiogenesis 2024: Interim findings of phase 2 RIPPLE-1 trial on intravitreal dexamethasone implant for DMO and RVO

Dr Baruch Kuppermann discusses interim results from the first in-human Phase 2 RIPPLE-1 Trial of a dexamethasone implant for diabetic macular oedema and retinal vein occlusion.

Dr Masaki Tanito


Leveraging UVC light for infection prevention in ophthalmology and beyond

The threshold limit value is increased for virus and bacterial eradication.

Dr Omid Kermani


Minimising risks during routine ophthalmic examinations in the COVID-19 era

Until we have a vaccine and see a reduction of COVID-19 cases down to zero, we must adjust and take every precaution possibly to protect our staff, as well as our patients.

Dr Jay Pepose


Small-aperture IOL poised to fill unmet need

The one-piece, small-aperture IOL IC-8 was found in a retrospective comparative review of studies to enhance vision at all distances, with improved visual acuities and a broad range of continuous functional vision.

Dr Abdelwahhab Azzawi


Biometric changes and endothelial cell loss after deep sclerectomy and trabeculectomy

Comparisons of deep sclerectomy and trabeculectomy show the former to have better outcomes and fewer complications in cases where it is indicated.

Mr Joshua Ong; Dr Peter Mortensen; Dr Tyson Brunstetter; Dr William J. Tarver; and Dr Andrew G. Lee


Investigators research astronauts’ ocular health following space flights

With NASA’s sights set on Mars, continued research into further understanding and mitigating spaceflight-associated neuro-ocular syndrome is of the utmost importance for astronaut health and space exploration.

Prof Shlomo Melamed


First-person perspective: Prof Shlomo Melamed on lessons from the Togo Glaucoma Project

On a recent trip to Togo, West Africa, my colleagues and I taught local ophthalmologists to perform selective laser trabeculoplasty in a model that we hope to see replicated throughout the region.

Dr James P. Dunn


Pearls for ocular surgical success in patients with chronic uveitis

While operating on a patient with chronic uveitis presents some challenges, there are a few pearls that may increase success.

Dr Sunil Mamtora


A portable solution for high definition slit-lamp imaging

This affordable device allows the view through a slit lamp to be shared in real time or recorded, for teaching purposes and for reference.

Lynda Charters; Reviewed by Dr Sung Min Kim


SMILE procedure offers low enhancement rate after nomogram adjustment

The rates of postoperative myopic progression are the lowest with the SMILE procedure compared with PRK and LASIK, regardless of the degree of myopia.

Mark Michels, MD


Letter to the Editor: Intravitreal injections. Who should perform them?

In response to a previously published article, three ophthalmologists present their views on intravitreal pharmacotherapy injections.

Cheryl Guttman Krader; Reviewed by Dr David Sarraf


Visualisation with en-face OCT offers value for ophthalmologists

En-face OCT has advantages that make it very useful for characterising macular anatomy and pathologic features of various macular disorders.

Prof. Ahmed Assaf


The role of astigmatism in cataract surgery with premium IOLs

The possibility of taking precise measurements of total corneal astigmatism enable more patients to be spectacle-free following cataract surgery.

Prof. Friedemann Paul


Time is retina: Focus on the ocular aspects of neuromyelitis optica

Symptoms of acute optic neuritis resulting from the disease can resolve in treated rapidly.

Nikolas London, MD, FACS


The case for ultrawidefield-guided swept-source OCT

The technology provides effective, efficient evaluations when paired with the right patients

Alex Richardson


Retinal imaging to detect Alzheimer disease: machine learning model

An interdisciplinary team at Duke University has developed a proof-of-concept machine learning model capable of detecting symptomatic Alzheimer disease using multimodal retinal imaging data.

David Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD


Two Faricimab Patient Cases from the Real-world in Neovascular AMD

Dr David Almeida shares two cases of neovascular AMD from his practice, one treatment-naïve and one previously treated, and presents his findings after switching them to faricimab.

Dr Elena Scaffidi


Harnessing the power of light in dry age-related macular degeneration

Photobiomodulation has been demonstrated to improve quality of vision in several patients suffering from dry AMD.

Dr Anoud Al Saati


Posterior corneal elevation: Is there a role for premium IOLs?

It is widely accepted that patient selection is the key to success with premium IOLs. However, with care, premium IOLs can be implemented in challenging cases.

Dr Hakan Kaymak


Controlling the growing problem of myopia in children

Axial length growth is a sensitive means of assessing myopia progression in children. Drops and special lenses are options for inhibiting excessive axial length growth.

Dr Michael A. Singer


Applying cryopreserved amniotic membrane following intravitreal injection

CAM encourages corneal healing in patients with ocular surface disease.

Dr David F. Anderson
Dr David F. Anderson


Optimising visual function in keratoconus

Partial topography-guided surface ablation, combined with corneal collagen crosslinking when visual acuity is still quite good, optimises prognosis for the patient with keratoconus.

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