Top Medical News
12 Apr 2018
Both the 2- and 5-minute riboflavin dosing regimens are safe and confer similar reduction in the maximum keratometry value in patients with keratoconus or corneal ectasia, reports a new study.
Tristan Manalac, 12 Apr 2018
The biomechanical response of the optic nerve head (ONH) appears to be related to disease severity in eyes with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), but not primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG), a recent Singapore study has found.
30 Mar 2018
Infectious uveitis appears to be the most common type of uveitis in Indonesia, with toxoplasmosis and tuberculosis emerging as the leading causes, a study reports.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 21 Mar 2018
Duration and quality of sleep in infancy exert no effect on the risk of developing refractive error at 3 years, according to a Singapore study.
21 Mar 2018
A recent UK study suggests that optometrists and ophthalmologists must not rely on funduscopy and ocular imaging when assessing for possible intracranial disease in children. Moreover, history and basic neurological assessment are essential in diagnosis.
20 Mar 2018
Spherophakia is a rare disease and usually presents with varying degrees of subluxation of the crystalline lens, glaucoma and lenticular myopia, a recent study has found.
Tristan Manalac, 20 Mar 2018
Meibomian gland dysfunction is associated with lower tear meniscus area, while older age corresponds to a more severe conjunctivochalasis, a recent Singapore study has shown. This suggests that anterior segment optical coherence tomography may be useful in assessing ocular surface tear function and tear volume.
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.