The clinical signs, lens complications, cataract formation and glaucoma associated with PXF
There are five generic formulations for latanoprost eye-drops in the Australian market. Will glaucoma patients here be likely to exhibit issues with adherence after generic substitution?
The ganglion cell complex can be used as a new diagnostic indicator of glaucoma
A Canadian study shows optometrists’ referrals are more comprehensive and legible than referrals written by ophthalmologists
Some neuro-ophthalmic conditions that clinicians cannot afford to miss carry a high risk of not only visual morbidity but also potential patient mortality.
Pigment dispersion syndrome is characterised by two or more of iris transillumination, pigment deposition on the central corneal endothelium, and increased pigmentation of the trabecular meshwork.
Management of glaucoma with significant visual field defects presents a challenge to both the optometrist and the ophthalmologist.
Selective laser trabeculoplasty averts the compliance, side-effects and inconvenience issues associated with medical treatment used to lower IOP.
The ganglion cell complex appears to detect ganglion cell death via loss of synapses and loss of cell bodies at an earlier stage than existing methods that look only at nerve fibre loss.
Dr Simon Chen discusses the options available to patients—called ‘suboptimal responders’—who continue to develop persistent or recurrent macular fluid exudation following anti-VEGF treatment. Recent studies suggest these patients benefit from switching from bevacizumab or ranibizumab to aflibercept, but why?
Dr William Campbell and Tanya Pejnovic show how the OCT has transformed the way we understand the formation and progression of idiopathic macular holes and discuss successful surgical repair techniques.
Caleb Rink and Dr Leonid Skorin Jr explain that patients being treated with hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and chloroquine (CQ) run the risk of developing HCQ/CQ retinopathy.
Roman Serebrianik splits the channels that make up a full-colour fundus image of the retina and reveals the pathologies and features that are enhanced and more easily identified in different channels.
Dr Allan G Ared discusses a case report involving a patient who presented with symptoms of vertical monocular diplopia following a consultation with his regular optometrist.
Dr Laurence Sullivan explains the how this new treatment option significantly delays or prevents the need for transplants in keratoconus patients.