British installation artist, Luke Jerram, and researchers at Bristol Vision Institute, are creating something that will raise awareness about the nature of cerebral visual impairment in an artist’s residency at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom.
A novel glistening-free IOL has been tested in 94 eyes and found to give good visual outcomes with a low incidence of PCO
Ocular surface disease (OSD) and dry eye disease (DED) are very common problems in the elderly, and they both considerably decrease vision-related quality of life.
The Malyugin ring is a safe alternative to traditional pupil-expansion approaches in cataract surgery. Here, best practice for safe surgery and a case study are described
Compared with SLT, PSLT appears to offer some advantages, such as a shorter duration of treatment and more comfort for patients.
Ocular allergy affects the quality of life of millions of people every year. Understanding the different mechanisms involved will increase their future therapeutic options.
An artificial vision device (MyEye, OrCam) has helped a blind veteran regain his independence, according to the charity Scottish War Blinded.
Trabecular bypass procedures have become a viable option for glaucoma treatment. The Kahook Dual Blade (KDB) facilitates ab interno trabeculectomy by employing a single-use, micro-engineered excision blade that makes precise parallel incisions in the trabecular meshwork and inner wall of the Schlemm’s canal to enhance aqueous outflow. A recent study highlights the effectiveness of its application.
Cataract surgery increases the risk of diabetic macular oedema (DMO), medical records from the United Kingdom suggest. An analysis of 4,850 eyes showed that the rate of DMO requiring treatment spiked about 4 months after the surgery.
A low dose of ranibizumab (Lucentis, Genentech/Roche) works well as a treatment for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), researchers say.