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Half-dose photodynamic therapy appears to be more effective than micropulse laser for treating chronic central serous chorioretinopathy, yielding significantly higher rates of complete resolution of subretinal fluid and functional improvement, according to a study.
Tristan Manalac, 3 days ago
Antitubercular therapy, with or without concurrent corticosteroid use, appears to yield no significant effects on patients with presumed tubercular uveitis, according to a recent Singapore study.
4 days ago
Diabetes appears to significantly increase the risk of cataract detection, particularly in young patients, a recent study has shown.
Pearl Toh, 4 days ago
Children in Singapore were exposed to significantly less outdoor light daily than children in Australia, which could contribute to the higher prevalence of myopia among Singapore children compared with their Australian counterparts, suggests a study.
4 days ago
Playing a video as a diversion during fundoscopy appears to increase the success rate of the operation in young children, according to a recent study.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 09 Jun 2018
Individuals with diabetes or long-term hyperglycaemia appear to have higher intraocular pressure (IOP), with central corneal thickness representing a meagre proportion of mediating effect to the total effect of diabetes on IOP, according to a cross-sectional study from Singapore.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 05 Jun 2018
Silent reading for as little as 30 minutes may induce measurable changes on the tear film and ocular surface in individuals at least 50 years of age, especially in those with dry eye, a study has found.
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.