Prostaglandins may be the first-line course of action for optic nerve head drusen.
The treatment protocols for corneal collagen cross-linking range from the traditional to those gaining popularity.
Eye-drop dispensers assist delivery of IOP medication
Benefits and potential side-effects of retrobulbar injections
The practising optometrist’s point of entry to the most relevant studies, research papers, reviews and conference proceedings, compiled by Dr Laura Downie
All diabetic patients should have visual acuity checked and retinae assessed at least annually if there is mild NPDR. Optometrists are the obvious choice to provide this service.
Which patients with diabetes and DR merit consideration for adjunctive treatment with fenofibrate?
Be empathetic when motivating your patients to improve compliance with all aspects of their diabetes management plan.
OCT plays a vital role in the diagnosis and effective comanagement of diabetic macular oedema.
The prevalence of diabetes continues to escalate, driven mostly by an increase in type 2 diabetes, but there is some good news regarding the eye health of patients with diabetes.
The micropulse laser is a tissue-sparing alternative to the standard modified Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy Study (mETDRS) laser
Similar in composition to drusen, reticular pseudodrusen deposits are situated between the retinal pigment epithelium and the photoreceptors, rather than beneath the RPE.
Blepharoplasty is a safe and effective eyelid corrective surgery, but there are possible complications with bleeding that can occur.
Optical coherence tomography is fast becoming the standard for evaluating glaucomatous change