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06 Dec 2017
Fast annual myopia progression in children is characterized by greater myopia at baseline and a shorter reading distance, suggests a recent study.
05 Dec 2017
Survival in age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may be lower in patients with late disease, bilateral cataract surgery and poor visual acuity, according to data from the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2. Moreover, oral supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids, lutein plus zeaxanthin, zinc or beta-carotene does not significantly affect mortality.
05 Dec 2017
The effectiveness and safety profile of Aurolab aqueous drainage implant (AADI) are similar with published reports of the Baerveldt glaucoma implant (BGI) and Ahmed glaucoma valve implant in patients with refractory childhood glaucoma, making AADI a viable low-cost glaucoma drainage device (GDD), reports a recent study.
04 Dec 2017
The use of atropine appears to prevent myopic progression, as supported by level I evidence, according to a recent study. Additionally, myopic rebound has been reported after treatment discontinuation, but this is minimized by using low doses, particularly atropine 0.01%.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 30 Nov 2017

Individuals with mild-to-moderate non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy appear to have an elevated risk of falls compared with individuals with diabetes but no diabetic retinopathy, according to a Singapore study.

29 Nov 2017
Long-term use of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) increases the risk of HCQ retinal toxicity, according to a recent study involving the Korean population. Other risk factors include daily HCQ dose and the presence of kidney disease.
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.
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.