Though rare, ocular surface tumours often prove deadlyNovember 13th 2021
In a presentation at the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s 2021 annual meeting in New Orleans, Nathan Hall pointed out that an epidemiologic analysis of malignant ocular surface tumours found significant differences in geographic prevalence rates in the United States.
Mitomycin C associated with increase in corneal haze after corneal crosslinkingNovember 12th 2021
Dr Shady Awwad in a presentation at the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s 2021 annual meeting in New Orleans, pointed out that the application of mitomycin C after corneal crosslinking does not prevent development of corneal haze after the procedure and instead contributes to development of more corneal haze.
Bilateral cornea melting may be linked to AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccineSeptember 15th 2021
A 48-year-old male patient presented to an ophthalmic emergency department with what was described as progressive bilateral corneal melting 5 weeks after he received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Cyclosporine options for dry eye relief have varying tolerabilitiesMarch 10th 2021
Cyclosporine for dry eye disease appears to be efficacious at all levels and the choice of which formulation to use usually depends on tolerability and affordability. Tolerability hinges primarily on the vehicle, which varies among different products.
Multifocal lenses for presbyopia in eyes with previous corneal surgeryOctober 28th 2020
A multifocal corneo-scleral contact lens that can correct presbyopia in irregular corneas has undergone a small pilot study. Complete visual rehabilitation was achieved along with a high degree of patient satisfaction.