Top Medical News
14 hours ago
A recent study has shown that ipsilateral infiltration of local anaesthesia (LA) containing epinephrine in the paranasal tissues prior to external dacryocystorhinostomy under total intravenous general anaesthesia (TIVA) results in a 28-percent decrease in mean propofol usage and a 61-percent reduction in remifentanil usage.
Audrey Abella, 4 days ago
Early intravitreal implantation of the corticosteroid dexamethasone at an interval of ≥4 months provided rapid and significant improvement in best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) and central retinal thickness (CRT) in patients with macular oedema following branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO), according to the COBALT* study.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 5 days ago
The prostaglandin analogue latanoprost demonstrates an acceptable safety profile in the long-term treatment of paediatric patients with glaucoma and ocular hypertension, with no evidence of clinically meaningful changes in ocular development or hyperpigmentation, according to the results of a 3-year safety study of the drug.
5 days ago
Intravitreal aflibercept is more effective in younger than in very old patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD), a recent study has shown.
15 Sep 2018
Young adults born extremely preterm exhibit considerable structural alterations at the fovea, a study has shown. Increased ganglion cell layer thickness is associated with poor best-corrected visual acuity (BVCA), with retinal layer thickness and BCVA being profoundly affected in eyes requiring neonatal treatment for retinopathy of prematurity.
15 Sep 2018
New drug applications approved by US FDA as of 1 - 15 September 2018 which includes New Molecular Entities (NMEs) and new biologics. It does not include Tentative Approvals. Supplemental approvals may have occurred since the original approval date.
13 Sep 2018
Long-term treatment with memantine is well tolerated but does not effectively prevent glaucomatous progression in patients with open-angle glaucoma (OAG), according to the results of two phase III trials.
Special Reports
24 Nov 2017
The latest research, clinical data and innovations in ophthalmology were presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) in New Orleans, USA, held on 11−14 November 2017. As in previous years, an international panel of renowned ophthalmologists were supported by Pfizer to attend the meeting and contribute articles to create the Eye on AAO 2017 e-Bulletins. Delivered immediately after each meeting day, and developed with full editorial independence, these e-bulletins feature conference highlights of the latest research, hot topics in ophthalmology and their relevance to the Asia Pacific region.

The e-Bulletins are now collected together and available for download from this page; they are sure to be of significant interest to those seeking the latest advances in ophthalmology.
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.