Matters of size: when is the cornea too large?

The cornea is the most significant refractive structure of the eye, contributing two-thirds of the eye’s refractive power, the remainder coming from the...

Stars and their eyes… Stevie Wonder

Legendary American musician, singer-songwriter and record producer Steveland Hardaway Morris, aka Stevie Wonder, born 13 May 1950, has been blind since...

Examining the LEAD trial

The LEAD study or Laser Intervention in early stages of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) trial was a world-first study into the safety and efficacy...

Getting to grips with RPD and AMD

Late last year a world-leading study was launched concentrating specifically on reticular pseudodrusen (RPD) and why they appear to be a high-risk phenotype...

CASE STUDY: Glaucoma masqueraders

Glaucoma masqueraders (Table 1) are ocular conditions that have clinical features that resemble glaucoma. Like glaucoma, they are conditions that can change...

BOOK REVIEW: Positive Vision By Ken Brandt

Ken Brandt has had poor vision since being born prematurely, with subsequent progressive myopia resulting in a detached retina and eventually also cataracts....

Dry eye research - a review

High prevalence of abnormal ocular surface tests in a healthy paediatric population

Contemporary surgical managment of iris tumours and reconstruction

In the human eye, the iris forms a diaphragm controlling the diameter of the pupil and therefore the amount of light reaching the retina. The eye is diffraction-limited,...

Screening, VA and falls assessments in 2020

The Orthoptics Australia online weekend conference in mid-November was the second virtual conference I attended in 2020. Not having to fund transport and...

The fall and rise of refractive surgery

A patient with a history of refractive surgery may create a wave of anxiety in the minds of most ophthalmologists but it is the history of refractive surgery...

Corneal crosslinking in 2020

Keratoconus is a non-inflammatory corneal degeneration that leads to progressive corneal thinning, myopia, irregular astigmatism and scarring, resulting...

CASE STUDY: Spontaneous reattachment of rhegmatogenous retinal detachments

Case 1: Mrs B is a 55-year-old woman who was referred by her optometrist with suspected retinitis pigmentosa. She had no known ocular, systemic or family...

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