Top Medical News
3 days ago
In patients with type 2 diabetes, obesity may be protective against vision-threatening diabetic retinopathy, a recent Korea study has shown.
6 days ago
Nonpenetrating deep sclerectomy (NPDS) effectively reduces intraocular pressure (IOP) without subsequently increasing the risk of sudden visual loss, a recent study has shown.
30 May 2019
A decade after ophthalmologists adopted the use of electronic health records (EHRs), providers have been found to spend more time using EHR for an office visit, generate longer notes and close the chart faster, according to a study. Such changes may increase time and documentation pressure for providers.
26 May 2019
A recent study suggests the use of Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) for eyelid sebaceous carcinoma (SC) without orbital involvement to help prevent its recurrence. However, MMS has not succeeded in changing the long-term outcomes regarding metastasis or tumour-related mortality.
24 May 2019
Patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration treated with ranibizumab using a treat-and-extend protocol and who have tolerated some subretinal fluid (SRF) appear to achieve visual acuity (VA) outcomes similar to that of treatment aimed at resolving all SRF, according to a study.
Tristan Manalac, 24 May 2019
Presenting and best-corrected bilateral visual impairment (VI) and blindness are uncommon among Singaporeans, according to a new study. Important risk factors include the Malay ethnicity and advanced age and cataracts.
Tristan Manalac, 21 May 2019
Epigenetic changes while inside the uterus may affect the likelihood of developing early-onset myopia in children, according to a recent Singapore study.
Special Reports
12 Nov 2018
The latest research, clinical data and innovations in ophthalmology were presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) in Chicago, USA, held on 27−30 October 2018. As in previous years, an international panel of renowned ophthalmologists attended the meeting and contributed articles to create the Eye on AAO 2018 e-Bulletins featuring conference highlights of the latest research and hot topics in ophthalmology, and commentary on their relevance to clinical practice in the Asia Pacific region. 

The e-Bulletins are conveniently available for download from this page; they will surely be of significant interest to those seeking updates on the latest advances in ophthalmology.
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.