Optometry

The Research Academy

The American Academy of Optometry is pleased to announce a new program, <i>The Research Academy</i>, to be held in Columbus, Ohio, July 17-19, 2018. The goal …

Research

Systemic and ocular fluid compounds as potential biomarkers in age-related macular degeneration

Biomarkers can help unravel mechanisms of disease and identify new targets for therapy. They can also be useful in clinical practice for monitoring …

Medicine

December 15, 2017

Departments<p>It’s odd that a column called “Chairside” has never mentioned anything about the importance, in optometry, of chairs.<p>When a patient …

Gene Therapy

Baerveldt shunt surgery versus combined Baerveldt shunt and phacoemulsification: a prospective comparative study

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Medical Journals

Histopathologic Analysis of Transvitreal Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Needle Tracts for Uveal Melanoma

Perform the first in vivo examination of fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) scleral tracts to determine the incidence of iatrogenic extension of …

Nerve terminals at the human corneoscleral limbus

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Medical Journals

Newly designed method based on deep learning can detect macular fluid

An automated method based on deep learning to identify and quantify intraretinal cystoid fluid and subretinal fluid is an accurate digital analysis …

Machine Learning

Corneal perforation from peripheral ulcerative keratopathy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: epidemiological findings of the British Ophthalmological Surveillance Unit

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Medical Journals

Antivascular endothelial growth factor agents pretreatment before vitrectomy for complicated proliferative diabetic retinopathy: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

• Klein BE<p>. Overview of epidemiologic studies of diabetic retinopathy.Ophthalmic Epidemiol 2007;14:179–83.doi:10.1080/09286580701396720<p>Xie XW,<br>• Xu …

Diabetes

Specsavers launches autism training for staff

Specsavers has launched a series of online learning modules that have been developed in partnership with The National Autistic Society in order to …

Autism

Winter is coming: Help patients combat dry eye

Warm, dry air blasting from vents in cars and homes, and bitterly cold winds whipping at our faces-these environmental conditions can contribute to …

Skin Care

An Eyelid Tuck

Many common patient complaints may stem not from the eye itself but the lids designed to protect it.1 For example, the chronic exposure of the globe …

Medicine

Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses > Managing Microbial Keratitis

Managing Microbial Keratitis<p>Early identification and treatment is crucial when dealing with these infections.<p>By Aaron Bronner, OD<p>11/15/2017<p>Infectious …

Medicine

Careers 2018: Ireland’s newest private hospital proves an instant success with service users

Mater Private Hospital Cork is Ireland’s fastest growing Hospital, providing quality acute services to the people of Cork and the greater Munster …

News (Ireland)

Clinical Alert: Intraocular Use of Epinephrine to Maintain Mydriasis during Cataract Surgery

<i>Issued on December 13, 2017, by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery</i><p>A recent alteration in the formulation of epinephrine from one …

Medicine

The ABCD of DALK | touchOPHTHALMOLOGY | Leading the Debate on the Advances in Healthcare

Over the last two decades, deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) has re-emerged as a procedure of choice, for patients with corneal stromal …

Medicine

McMaster’s North Korea Myopia

Trump’s National Security Advisor dismissed any possibility of talking to North Korea without preconditions, and once again insisted on the …

North Korea

Aura Biosciences Announces Publication of Preclinical Data Supporting AU-011’s Potent and Selective Anti-cancer Activity in Ocular Melanoma Tumors

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aura announces publication of preclinical data supporting AU-011’s potent and selective anti-cancer activity in …

Cancer

Association of Novel Oral Antithrombotics With the Risk of Intraocular Bleeding

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Medical Journals

AOP Councillors share reasons to visit 100% Optical

AOP Councillors have shared their reasons for attending 100% Optical ahead of the show’s fifth year in January (27–29).<p>Taking place at ExCeL London, …

Slit lamp guest stars on CBBC programme

Haag-Streit UK recently loaned its BQ 900 LED slit lamp (pictured) and IM900 imaging module to the CBBC television series, <i>Operation Ouch!</i><p>The show’s …

True simplicity

Maison Mavada has launched its debut eyewear collection, which has been created with the Japanese design philosophy of Kanketsu in mind.<p>The Kanketsu …

Design

Study evaluates corneal remodeling after presbyopia-correcting inlay implantation concurrent with LASIK

Myopic or hyperopic eyes implanted with a presbyopia-correcting inlay at the time of LASIK correction have a similar epithelial remodeling response …

Medicine

MyAOP log in

Login to MyAOP to manage your profile, set your preferences, pay your subscription, join our locum register, access the AOP community and much …

Glued acetate

De Rigo’s Furla Eyewear has launched its 2018 sunglasses collection for women.<p>The frames have been designed for “fashionable women who like to make a …

Monochrome

Identify role, responsibility of persons in estate planning

Traudy Grande, CFP, reviews the roles of persons named to serve in estates. (Video courtesy of John J. Grande, CFP, Traudy F. Grande, CFP, and John …

Retirement

UK Global Ophthalmology Program to Host Award-Winning Film

<b>LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 13, 2017)</b> – The University of Kentucky Global Ophthalmology (UK GO) program, a new program with a mission to prevent avoidable …

Santo Domingo

Year of the Female President

Recent Posts<p>More<p>Year of the Female President<p>American Academy of Ophthalmology-DigiSight Collaboration: Frequently Asked Questions<p>American Academy of …

Specsavers practice supports local children’s hospital

A Scottish branch of Specsavers has funded a number of virtual reality headsets for the Royal Hospital for Sick Children.<p>The donation from the …

Virtual Reality

Intermittent atropine penalization improves vision in some children with amblyopia

Younger age and poorer best corrected visual acuity were associated with improved vision in children with amblyopia who underwent intermittent …

Research