Orbital Cellulitis is an ophthalmic emergency that requires prompt recognition and treatment to avoid potentially sight and life-threatening consequences. It is defined as an infection of the tissues posterior to the orbital septum.
The Introduction to Ophthalmic Surgery course (IOS) is a very popular 1-day course delivered by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London. The course aims to introduce clinicians to some of the microsurgical techniques which form the foundations of commonly performed ophthalmic procedures such as strabismus, cataract, corneal and oculoplastic surgery.
This case highlights the challenges of management of lens dislocation in patients with homocystinuria. Management of lens dislocation is initially with pupillary dilation and medical management of raised IOP, supine posturing and then pupillary constriction when the lens repositions into the retropupillary space.
This article explains the various different types of laser refractive eye surgery by breaking them down into different subtypes of surface and flap-based procedures, followed by evaluating their outcomes, complications, and comparing different procedures against each other.
This article will explore present treatment options for dry AMD, including the AREDS 2 formula and vitamin D supplementation, as well as consider what the future may hold, from complement system inhibitors to stem-cell-derived RPE cells to visual cycle modulators.