Top Medical News
2 days ago
In Asian patients taking hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) medications, there appears to be a pericentral distribution of retinopathy identified using wide-field optical coherence tomography (OCT) but not with standard OCT protocols, according to a study.
3 days ago
Past and current smokers have 50-percent higher risk of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) than never smokers, according to a recent study involving Korean men.
3 days ago
It appears that repeated intravitreal injections of ziv-aflibercept are well tolerated, safe and effective in the treatment of retinal disease, a recent study has found.
15 Oct 2017
Second eye cataract surgery provides greater improvement in visual function and quality of life compared with first eye cataract surgery alone, a recent study claims.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 12 Oct 2017

Changes in retinal microvasculature during pregnancy may signify an increased risk of abnormal glucose metabolism 5 years later, according to a study of the GUSTO* population. 

Jairia Dela Cruz, 02 Oct 2017
Eyes with hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) retinopathy show a significant decrease in total choroidal and choriocapillaris-equivalent thickness, suggesting that choroid may be a possible site for HCQ toxicity, according to a study.
Tristan Manalac, 01 Oct 2017
Zika virus seems to persist in the tears and conjunctival swabs of patients 30 days after the illness, reports a new study from Singapore.
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.