Top Medical News
4 days ago
The use of bioresorbable implants appear to be safe and clinically effective in the reconstruction of orbital fractures, reports a recent study.
Tristan Manalac, 5 days ago
Retinal vascular geometry is significantly associated with progression and incidence of diabetic retinopathy at 1 year, a new prospective cohort study has shown.
6 days ago
Pregnancy does not increase the risk of myopia, according to a recent study that demonstrated exactly the opposite, such that pregnant women have a lower risk of myopia onset or progression compared with their nonpregnant counterparts.
Stephen Padilla, 10 Aug 2017
When administering peribulbar anaesthesia, 1% ropivacaine alone is sufficient for patients undergoing pars plana vitrectomy, suggests a recent study. Furthermore, it delivers a satisfactory quality of intraoperative anaesthesia and better postoperative anaesthesia, as well as improves patient comfort compared with bupivacaine, lidocaine and the mixture of lidocaine and bupivacaine (lido+bupi).
09 Aug 2017
Postmenopausal women having their first childbirth at the age of 27 years or older have a lower risk of developing primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) compared with those who give their first birth at the age of 20 years or younger, a study suggests. Furthermore, parity significantly moderates the observed association between age at first childbirth and POAG.
08 Aug 2017
Immediate sequential (ISBCS) compared with delayed sequential (DSBCS) bilateral cataract surgery does not appear to result in worse postoperative best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) or refractive error, or with an elevated complication risk, suggests a recent study.
05 Aug 2017
There are significant differences in intakes of vitamins C and E, beta-carotene, folate, and vegetables between patients with late-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and healthy controls, according to a recent study, which provides a better understanding of the nutritional intake of patients presenting with advanced AMD.
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.