Top Medical News
2 days ago
Patients with diabetic macula oedema (DME) slow down the development of proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) and progression of DR with sustained intraocular delivery of fluocinolone acetonide (FAc), a recent study shows.
6 days ago
In children and adolescents, retinal vascular calibres are associated with dyslipidaemia and different serum lipid parameters, like total cholesterol (TC) and triglycerides (TG), a new study shows.
11 days ago
The discordance between symptoms and signs in dry eye disease (DED) is an indicator of self-perceived health, according to a study, which has found significant predictors of both greater and lesser symptoms to signs.
12 days ago
Paediatric patients with uveitis commonly develop cataract, and the risk of cataract development increases with the extent of inflammation recurrences and ocular complications, according to a cohort study.
15 days ago
Quality of life (QoL) impairments may not be significantly different between glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients with similar visual acuity, a study suggests.
15 days ago
Treatment with tumour necrosis factor-α inhibitor (TNFi) may influence the risk of anterior uveitis (AU) in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS), according to a Swedish study. Specifically, adalimumab and infliximab have a protective effect, while etanercept contributes to an increased AU risk.
19 days ago

Systolic blood pressure (SBP) variability appears to be a significant predictor of primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) even after controlling for confounders and other risk factors, a new study reveals.

Special Reports
31 Jan 2017
At the recent Alcon launch symposium of Systane® Hydration in Kuala Lumpur, three prominent speakers shared their experiences on the management of ocular dryness and highlighted the role of the new therapy.
10 Nov 2016
The 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) was held in Chicago, USA, from 15−18 October 2016. A panel of renowned international clinicians in the field of ophthalmology contributed the articles for the Eye on AAO 2016 e-Bulletins, which feature conference highlights, reviews of hot topics discussed at the meeting, Asian and clinical relevance of few of the important topics.
24 Oct 2016
At the 7th Annual Congress of the Malaysian Endocrine & Metabolic Society (MAC7), Professor Dr Chan Siew Pheng and Dr Gavin Tan spoke on the recent evidence to improve residual CV risk and DR respectively, in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Highlights of their presentations are summarized below.
07 Apr 2016
In conjunction with World Glaucoma Week, MIMS Doctor brings you highlights of recent discoveries in glaucoma research, with topics ranging from stem cell manipulation to the physics of pancake making. 
02 Dec 2015
Eye on AAO 2015 is a series of daily e-Bulletins from the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology which took place in Las Vegas, USA from 14–17 November 2015. These e-Bulletins feature reviews and opinions of presentations and workshops by an international panel of renowned clinicians in ophthalmology.

We hope you find the bulletins interesting and informative, adding to your knowledge of advances in ophthalmology, and supportive of your clinical practice endeavours. You can download copies of the e-Bulletins from this page.
Conference Reports
Radha Chitale, 01 Jul 2013

A novel kinase inhibiting agent was the first to effectively shrink tumors in patients with uveal melanoma, a rare eye cancer, and could become the standard of care for such patients, according to results from a phase II study.