Sociodemographic, behavioral, and medical risk factors associated with visual impairment among older adults: a community-based pilot survey in Southern District of Hong Kong.

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The last visual survey of older adults in Hong Kong was a district-level study in 2002, with no assessment of behavioral and medical risk factors for visual impairment (VI). Our […]

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Microdroplet and spatter contamination during phacoemulsification cataract surgery in the era of COVID-19.

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Determine phacoemulsification cataract surgery risk in a Covid-19 era.SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) transmission via microdroplet and aerosol generating procedures present a risk to medical professionals. As the most common elective surgical procedure […]

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Minor salivary gland transplantation for severe dry eye disease due to cicatrising conjunctivitis: multicentre long-term outcomes of a modified technique.

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To report the clinical outcomes of autologous minor salivary gland transplantation (MSGT) for the treatment of severe dry eye disease caused by cicatrising conjunctivitis.This was a retrospective case series of […]

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Incidence and Natural History of Retinochoroidal Neovascularization in Enhanced S-Cone Syndrome.

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To examine the incidence and natural history of macular retinochoroidal neovascularization (RCN) in Enhanced S-Cone Syndrome (ESCS).Retrospective case series..Institutional.14 out of 93 patients with ESCS, who had signs of active […]

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Sex Differences in Academic Rank, Scholarly Productivity, NIH Funding, and Industry Ties Among US Academic Cornea Specialists.

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This study analyzed sex differences among cornea specialists with regards to academic rank, scholarly productivity, National Institute of Health (NIH) funding, and industry partnerships.Cross-sectional study.This was a study of faculty […]

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Association of α-Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone With Corneal Endothelial Cell Survival During Oxidative Stress and Inflammation-Induced Cell Loss in Donor Tissue.

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Corneal endothelial cell (CEnC) damage and loss are major issues in eye banking and transplantation. The underlying mechanisms for CEnC loss are incompletely understood, and cytoprotective strategies that enhance CEnC […]

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Deep learning for automated glaucomatous optic neuropathy detection from ultra-widefield fundus images.

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To develop a deep learning system for automated glaucomatous optic neuropathy (GON) detection using ultra-widefield fundus (UWF) images.We trained, validated and externally evaluated a deep learning system for GON detection […]

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Genetic analysis of primary open-angle glaucoma-related risk alleles in a Korean population: the GLAU-GENDISK study.

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To validate six previously known primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG)-related loci in a Korean population.Representative POAG-related single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) from six loci (cyclin-dependent kinase 4 inhibitor B antisense RNA 1 (CDKN2B)-AS1, […]

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Recommendations for the management of ocular sarcoidosis from the International Workshop on Ocular Sarcoidosis.

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To establish expert recommendations for the management of ocular sarcoidosis (OS).A question-based survey on the management of OS was circulated to international uveitis experts (members of the International Uveitis Study […]

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Travel burden and clinical presentation of retinoblastoma: analysis of 1024 patients from 43 African countries and 518 patients from 40 European countries.

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The travel distance from home to a treatment centre, which may impact the stage at diagnosis, has not been investigated for retinoblastoma, the most common childhood eye cancer. We aimed […]

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Long-term outcome of transcanalicular microdrill dacryoplasty: a minimally invasive alternative for dacryocystorhinostomy.

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Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) remains the gold standard therapy for nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO), but is invasive and does not maintain the physiology of the lacrimal pathway. With transcanlicular microdrill dacryoplasty (MDP), […]

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Quantification of vascular and neuronal changes in the peripapillary retinal area secondary to diabetic retinopathy.

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To investigate and quantify peripapillary vascular and neuronal changes secondary to diabetic retinopathy, using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (OCT) and OCT angiography (OCTA).This was a cross-sectional study.51 eyes of 51 […]

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Adjuvant use of laser in eyes with macular retinoblastoma treated with primary intravenous chemotherapy.

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Adjuvant use of laser with systemic chemotherapy for treatment of retinoblastoma may reduce recurrence rates while also causing local side effects. Information is lacking on the effect of laser on […]

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Management of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction: results of a national survey of paediatric and oculoplastic ophthalmologists.

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To survey variation in management of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CNLDO) by oculoplastic and paediatric ophthalmologists in the UK.A 14-question online survey was sent to all members of the British […]

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Pars plana vitrectomy combined with penetrating keratoplasty and transscleral-sutured intraocular lens implantation in complex eyes: a case series.

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcomes of pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) combined with penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) and transscleral-sutured intraocular lens (IOL) implantation (IOL-suture) in complex […]

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Bacterial infections as novel risk factors of severe diabetic retinopathy in individuals with type 1 diabetes.

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Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is associated and shares many risk factors with other diabetic complications, including inflammation. Bacterial infections, potent inducers of inflammation have been associated with the development of diabetic […]

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Novel internal analysis of metal irrigation/aspiration tips could explain mechanisms of posterior capsule rupture.

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Posterior capsule rupture (PCR) rates are used to measure cataract surgeons’ quality. We wished to evaluate the internal non-visible surfaces of metal irrigation/aspiration (I/A) tips to identify potential mechanisms for […]

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