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    Paediatric Salzmann's nodular degeneration in Dandy-Walker syndrome variant.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Nov 22. Epub 2017 Nov 22.
    Ophthalmology Department, Caloundra Hospital, West Terrace, Caloundra.
    An 8 year old male with X chromosome- linked Dandy-Walker syndrome variant presented to his local optometrist complaining of a left corneal opacity, which had only been noticed for 2 weeks prior. Read More

    The rebirthing of the Kevin O' Day animal slides collection.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Nov 22. Epub 2017 Nov 22.
    Department of Anatomy & Developmental Biology, School of Biomedical and Psychological Sciences and Monash Biomedical Discovery Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia.
    The Kevin O Day Animal Slides Collection consists of over a thousand slides of exotic and rare animal eye samples collected with the aid of Dr O'Day's contacts at University of Melbourne and the Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary including Professor Wood Jones (Melbourne University), Sir James Barrett (first president of Ophthalmological Society of Australia), and Sir Colin McKenzie. Read More

    Pathogenesis and surgical resolution of acute hydrops in primary congenital glaucoma.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Nov 21. Epub 2017 Nov 21.
    Advanced Eye Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.
    Acute hydrops is a relatively rare presentation of primary congenital glaucoma, and when it occurs, it is an alarming sign. Prompt intraocular pressure reduction is required before the cornea scars and opacity becomes permanent. Read More

    Advanced anterior segment imaging in keratoconus: a review.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Nov 21. Epub 2017 Nov 21.
    Department of Ophthalmology, New Zealand National Eye Centre, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
    Advances in anterior segment imaging have enhanced our ability to detect keratoconus in its early stages and characterise the pathologic changes that occur. Computerised corneal tomography has elucidated the alterations in shape of the anterior and posterior corneal surfaces and alterations in thickness as the disease progresses. Automated screening indices such as the keratoconus screening index were developed to assist in detecting keratoconus in suspicious cases. Read More

    Long-term follow-up after implantation of a telemetric intraocular pressure sensor in patients with glaucoma: a safety report.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Nov 14. Epub 2017 Nov 14.
    Department of Ophthalmology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany.
    Importance: To investigate the long-term safety of a novel intraocular telemetric pressure sensor.

    Background: Acquisition of accurate intraocular pressure (IOP) data is vital for sufficient medical care of glaucoma patients. Non-invasive self-tonometry with a telemetric IOP sensor can provide important information regarding the individual IOP profile. Read More

    Orbital fracture with Valsalva manoeuvre causing ciliary artery herniation.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Nov 14. Epub 2017 Nov 14.
    The Canberra Hospital, Canberra, ACT, Australia.
    Orbital fractures are a common consequence of facial trauma, with known ocular complications that include diplopia from extraocular muscle dysfunction, enophthalmos, orbital haematoma and optic neuropathy. Read More

    Anaesthetic perspective to ten cases of paracentral acute middle maculopathy following cataract surgery.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Nov 14. Epub 2017 Nov 14.
    Department of Anaesthesia, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia.
    I read with interest the report of ten cases of paracentral acute middle maculopathy (PAMM) by Creese et al[1]. I wish to comment as an ophthalmic anaesthetist on some aspects of these cases. Read More

    Prevalence of antiretinal antibodies in epiretinal membranes and macular holes.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Nov 14. Epub 2017 Nov 14.
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan.
    The intraocular activation of inflammatory and profibrotic mechanisms has been implicated in the progression of epiretinal membranes (ERMs).(1) However, the source of the inflammation is unknown. In retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited retinal degeneration characterized by frequent development of ERM, anti-retinal antibodies (ARAs) are associated with the development of cystoid macular edema. Read More

    Gaming to improve vision: 21(st) century self-monitoring for patients with age-related macular degeneration.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Nov 13. Epub 2017 Nov 13.
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Australia.
    Importance: Improved vision self-monitoring tools are required for people at risk of neovascular complications from age related macular degeneration (AMD).

    Background: To report the self-monitoring habits of participants with intermediate AMD using the Amsler grid chart, and the use of personal electronic devices and gameplay in this over 50 year old cohort.

    Design: Single-centre descriptive study carried out at the Centre for Eye Research (CERA), Melbourne, Australia. Read More

    Glaucoma patient follow-up time at Waikato Hospital, New Zealand.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Nov 13. Epub 2017 Nov 13.
    Waikato District Health Board, New Zealand.
    Glaucoma is a slowly progressive condition requiring lifelong observation and management. In Britain, glaucoma patients account for up to 25% of return visits to hospital eye departments. (1) The Waikato Ophthalmology Department is located in Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand. Read More

    Photodynamic therapy with double duration for circumscribed choroidal haemangioma: functional and anatomical results based on initial parameters.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Nov 13. Epub 2017 Nov 13.
    Department of Ophthalmology, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany.
    Importance: Pretreatment symptoms longer than twelve months and foveal cystoid changes are indicators for poor anatomical and functional outcome after photodynamic therapy.

    Background: To evaluate the prognostic factors on the effectiveness of photodynamic therapy with double duration for treatment of exudative circumscribed choroidal haemangioma DESIGN: Retrospective study.

    Participants: Twenty-seven patients with symptomatic exudative circumscribed choroidal haemangioma treated with photodynamic therapy. Read More

    Adjuvant collagen crosslinking for treatment of epithelial ingrowth after small-incision lenticule extraction.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Oct 30. Epub 2017 Oct 30.
    Tianjin Eye Hospital, Tianjin Eye Institute, Tianjin Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Clinical College of Ophthalmology, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China.
    Small-incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) is a corneal refractive surgery that utilizes femtosecond laser to create an intrastromal lenticule, which is removed through a small incision. Epithelial ingrowth within the corneal cap-stromal interface has been reported in 0.5% of eyes. Read More

    XEN-45 collagen implant for the treatment of uveitic glaucoma.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Oct 20. Epub 2017 Oct 20.
    Glaucoma Service, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
    Importance: The XEN-45 implant, a hydrophilic collagen implant which drains aqueous to the subconjunctival space, has not been investigated in the context of uveitic glaucoma.

    Background: To determine the safety and efficacy of the XEN-45 collagen implant in eyes with uveitic glaucoma.

    Design: Exploratory prospective case series PARTICIPANTS: Patients with medically uncontrolled uveitic glaucoma METHODS: Twenty four consecutive patients (mean age ± standard deviation [SD] = 45. Read More

    Visual outcomes following vitrectomy for diabetic retinopathy amongst Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in South Australia and the Northern Territory.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Oct 16. Epub 2017 Oct 16.
    Department of Ophthalmology, Flinders University, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
    Importance: Visual outcomes following diabetic vitrectomy have not previously been studied in an Australian population.

    Background: This analysis aimed to determine the rate of, and factors associated with visual success following diabetic vitrectomy performed for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, and investigate factors predisposing to early progression to diabetic retinopathy (DR) requiring vitrectomy.

    Design: Retrospective, population-based audit. Read More

    Real-world visual outcomes in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration receiving aflibercept at fixed intervals as per UK licence.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Oct 17. Epub 2017 Oct 17.
    Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.
    Importance: To assess the impact of injection frequency on visual outcomes in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) treated with intravitreal aflibercept.

    Background: The UK licence for treatment of nAMD with aflibercept is based on the VIEW protocol. We tested the hypothesis that patients receiving fewer than the eight recommended injections in the first year would experience worse visual outcomes. Read More

    Quality of life related variables measured for three multifocal diffractive intraocular lenses: a prospective randomised clinical trial.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Oct 16. Epub 2017 Oct 16.
    Vissum Corporation, Calle Cabanyal, Alicante, Spain.
    Importance: Quality of vision after multifocal intraocular lens (IOLs) implantation in relation to patient satisfaction. It is important to include the evaluation of visual quality and patient satisfaction in clinical practice.

    Background: To evaluate and compare quality of life and patient satisfaction after implantation of three types of diffractive- refractive and apodized-diffractive bifocal and trifocal multifocal IOLs. Read More

    Performance of iPad-based threshold perimetry in glaucoma and controls.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Oct 4. Epub 2017 Oct 4.
    Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
    Importance: Independent validation of iPad visual field testing software Melbourne Rapid Fields (MRF).

    Background: To examine the functionality of MRF and compare its performance with Humphrey SITA 24-2 (HVF).

    Design: Prospective, cross-sectional validation study. Read More

    Predictors of visual outcome and the role of early vitrectomy in streptococcal endophthalmitis.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Sep 26. Epub 2017 Sep 26.
    The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
    Importance: Streptococcal endophthalmitis has devastating sequelae. This study aims to identify factors which may be targeted to optimize patient outcomes.

    Background: This study investigated characteristics influencing visual outcomes and the role of early vitrectomy. Read More

    Design and methodology of the Shanghai child and adolescent large-scale eye study (SCALE).
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Sep 12. Epub 2017 Sep 12.
    Department of Preventative Ophthalmology, Shanghai Eye Disease Prevention and Treatment Center, Shanghai Eye Hospital, Shanghai, China.
    Importance: Nearly half of children suffering vision impairment reside in China with myopia accounting for the vast majority.

    Background: To describe the design and methodology of the Shanghai Child and Adolescent Large-scale Eye Study (SCALE).

    Design: The SCALE was a city wide, school-based, prospective survey. Read More

    Structural and functional imaging of aqueous humour outflow: a review.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Sep 12. Epub 2017 Sep 12.
    Shiley Eye Institute and Hamilton Glaucoma Center, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Diego, California, USA.
    Maintaining healthy aqueous humour outflow (AHO) is important for intraocular cellular health and stable vision. Impairment of AHO can lead to increased intraocular pressure, optic nerve damage and concomitant glaucoma. An improved understanding of AHO will lead to improved glaucoma surgeries that enhance native AHO as well as facilitate the development of AHO-targeted pharmaceuticals. Read More

    Age-related changes in and determinants of macular ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer thickness in normal Chinese adults.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Sep 12. Epub 2017 Sep 12.
    Beijing Tongren Eye Center, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing Ophthalmology and Visual Science Key Laboratory, Beijing, China.
    Importance: Consideration of age-related changes in macular ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer (mGCIPL) thickness are important for glaucoma progression analysis.

    Background: To report age-related changes in and the determinants of high-definition optical coherence tomography (HD-OCT) measurements of mGCIPL thickness.

    Design: Cross-sectional study. Read More

    Meta-analysis of accuracy of intraocular lens power calculation formulas in short eyes.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Sep 9. Epub 2017 Sep 9.
    State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China.
    Importance: Intraocular lens (IOL) power selection is a critical factor affecting visual outcome after IOL implantation in short eyes. Many formulas have been developed to achieve a precise prediction of the IOL power. However, controversy regarding the accuracy remains. Read More

    Diabetic retinopathy screening using deep neural network.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Sep 7. Epub 2017 Sep 7.
    Eye Department, Dunedin Hospital, Dunedin, New Zealand.
    Importance: There is a burgeoning interest in the use of deep neural network in diabetic retinal screening.

    Background: To determine whether a deep neural network could satisfactorily detect diabetic retinopathy that requires referral to an ophthalmologist from a local diabetic retinal screening programme and an international database.

    Design: Retrospective audit. Read More

    Are cataract surgery referrals to public hospitals in Australia poorly targeted?
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Sep 7. Epub 2017 Sep 7.
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
    Importance: Referral letters constitute the first step on the pathway to cataract surgery; however, little is known on how effective referral letters are in providing adequate information to triage patients and inform surgical prioritization.

    Background: Benchmarking exercises are important to document referral processes and to identify areas where improvements can be made.

    Design: Cross-sectional study with longitudinal follow-up conducted at two metropolitan public hospitals in New South Wales, Australia. Read More

    Association of intraocular pressure-related factors and retinal vessel diameter with optic disc rim area in subjects with and without primary open angle glaucoma.
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Aug 31. Epub 2017 Aug 31.
    Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology, Beijing Tongren Eye Center, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Ophthalmology and Visual Science Key Lab, Beijing, China.
    Importance: The data may support the notion that the intra-ocular pressure (IOP)-related factors and vascular factors were implicated concurrently in glaucomatous optic nerve damage.

    Background: To study the association of intraocular pressure (IOP)-related factors, IOP, trans-lamina cribrosa pressure difference (TLCPD), cerebrospinal fluid pressure (CSFP) and retinal vessel diameters (RVD), central retinal arteriolar equivalent (CRAE), central retinal venular equivalent (CRVE) with neuro-retinal rim area (RA).

    Design: A population-based, cross-sectional study. Read More

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