Brimonidine for eyelid ptosis?

A dermatologist in a Saudi Arabian clinic has successfully treated a case of eyelid ptosis attributed to cosmetic Botox injection with brimonidine 0.33%...

Self-plugging IVI microneedles

An international team has developed a self-plugging, drug-tipped microneedle to reduce the inflammation risks and guard against other possible complications...

Neuroscientists say size matters

The size of the primary visual cortex and the amount of brain tissue dedicated to processing visual information can indicate the quality of an individual’s...

CL updates get CCLS approval

The British Contact Lens Association’s (BCLA) recently published contact lens evidence-based academic report (CLEAR) summarised current research, revised...

Women helm Optometry Australia

Australian optometrist and head of the Australian Cornea and Contact Lens Society Margaret Lam has been appointed the 40th president of Optometry Australia...

A rare but profound cause of corneal thinning

A 37-year-old male was noted to have decreased visual acuity (VA) in his left eye during a routine optometry exam. His previous medical and ocular history...

SPONSORED: ZEISS PhotoFusion X Lenses: more comfort, better performance

ZEISS PhotoFusion X is the new and improved generation of photochromic lenses based on an entirely new photochromic system. With this relaunch, transition...

RP mechanism comes to light

Swiss researchers have identified the essential role of four proteins in retinitis pigmentosa (RP), which could help prevent photoreceptor death, they...

Subretinal drusenoid deposits linked to CVD

A US study found 85% of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) or stroke also had subretinal drusenoid deposits...

Home screening app for neurological disease?

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have developed a smartphone app which could allow people to screen for Alzheimer’s, attention deficit...

Telescopic AMD implant trialled

The first implantations of Samsara Vision’s SING IMT (Smaller-Incision New-Generation Implantable Miniature Telescope) have been performed on patients...

Genetic advances and impact on paediatric eyecare: focus on congenital cataract

Congenital cataract typically presents in infancy with variable lens opacities that block the normal red reflex (Fig 1). It can be associated with other...

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