Ophthalmology

Delivering ophthalmology in Cambodia with the Khmer Sight Foundation

July 18, 2018

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.

Improving clinical outcomes for patients with dense cataracts

July 15, 2018

OCT-based biometers like the ARGOS allow for accurate measurement of very dense lenses in cataractous patients.

Optic disc stereo-photography: Does it have a role in the OCT era?

July 15, 2018

Stereoscopic photographs are a useful tool in the detection of glaucoma, however, the difficulty in obtaining them has seen them underused in favour of optical coherence tomography (OCT). A new device is attempting to redress this balance, enabling stereo-photography to be used alongside OCT for optimal practice.

Study suggests education causes myopia

June 15, 2018

The more educated a person is, the more myopic they are likely to become, according to researchers at the University of Bristol, UK.

Private practice: No more a one-man job

April 16, 2018

In the early days of my career as a private practitioner in the field if ophthalmology, armed with just a slit lamp and a trial frame, the challenge was only the appropriate care of the patient.

Cenegermin receives European Commission marketing authorization

August 30, 2017

The European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for cenegermin eye drops (Oxervate, Dompé) for the treatment of moderate to severe neurotrophic keratitis.

EMA committee recommends cenegermin for neurotrophic keratitis

May 31, 2017

A committee of the European Medicines Agency has recommended approval of cenegermin (Oxervate, Dompé) eye drops for neurotrophic keratitis.

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