Top Medical News
Stephen Padilla, 3 days ago
Two studies have shown the clinical benefits of once-daily nepafenac 0.3% in reducing the risk of postoperative macular oedema (ME). In addition, the integrated analysis shows improved best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) after cataract surgery in patients with diabetic retinopathy, with no unanticipated safety events.
3 days ago
Myopia is associated with depressive symptoms in Chinese adults, a new population-based study shows.
5 days ago
Short-term intraocular pressure (IOP) elevation occurs from 3 to 7 hours after phacoemulsification in eyes with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG). Administration of oral acetazolamide 1 hour before surgery significantly lowers the IOP elevation from 1 to 24 hours, while administration 3 hours postoperatively reduces the IOP elevation ≥5 hours after surgery, according to a study.
Pearl Toh, 5 days ago
Intravitreal injection of the anti-VEGF* agent aflibercept shows superior visual acuity outcomes over panretinal laser photocoagulation (PRP) at 1 year in eyes with active proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) without diabetic macular oedema, according to the CLARITY** study.
6 days ago
Combination therapy with methotrexate (MTX) and adalimumab, a human anti–tumour necrosis factor α monoclonal antibody, is effective in the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)-associated uveitis, according to a recent report.
9 days ago
An abnormally thin retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL) is significantly associated with increased severity and prevalence of extracranial carotid arterial stenosis (ECAS), a new observational study reports.
10 days ago
Supplementation with lutein has the potential to enhance visual function in patients with nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR), especially for contrast sensitivity (CS) at low spatial frequency, a new study has found.
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.