Inflammation & Infection

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.

Shedding light on Horner’s syndrome

Investigators found that 56.4% of Horner’s syndrome cases resulted from a dangerous cause.

Considering antibiotics use in postoperative endophthalmitis

Whilst endophthalmitis following cataract surgery can lead to serious vision outcomes, there are ways of minimising the risk of it occurring whilst also being mindful of the need to prescribe antibiotics in a way that does not worsen antimicrobial resistance.

Looking at 10 years of dry eye disease flares

May 06, 2021

Dr Christopher Starr discusses key points from his virtual ARVO 2021 presentation regarding dry eye disease flares, including a rapid readout assessment of 10 years' worth of world literature to analyze studies in which the inflammatory disease's condition are categorized.

Navigating COVID-19 with ophthalmic patients in the hospital setting

February 22, 2021

Experience at one ophthalmic practice in Bulgaria demonstrates that new operating procedures, technologies and good management can enable clinics to remain open and operate safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ophthalmic training and education should continue to be a priority.

AAO: Considerations when using anti-VEGF for treating AMD

November 14, 2020

Prof. Giovanni Staurenghi, chairman of the University Eye Clinic, Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences at the University of Milan’s Luigi Sacco Hospital, Italy, discusses findings from the HARBOR study of macular atrophy in AMD patients treated with ranibizumab.

COVID-19 presents opportunities for new directions in ophthalmology

November 13, 2020

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the entire global community. As we look to the future to advance the provision of eyecare excellence, opportunities for innovation must be embraced and new, patient-centric ways of managing clinical practices adopted.