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Using smartphone cameras for ophthalmic examination may result in variabilities in the objective quantification of conjunctival redness, highlighting the importance of camera calibration, a recent study has found.
It appears that attending cram school for ≥2 h/d increases the risk of children’s incident myopia, which may be caused by greater near visual activity or reduced time outdoors, suggests a recent Taiwan study.
2 days ago
Intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (ITA) and intravitreal dexamethasone implant (IDI) are better than periocular triamcinolone acetonide (PTA) in the treatment of uveitic macular oedema (ME), with modest increases in risk of intraocular pressure (IOP), suggests a study. Such risk does not significantly differ between intravitreal treatments.
Tristan Manalac, 09 Feb 2019
Migrant Indians living in Singapore are twice as likely to have diabetic retinopathy (DR) than their counterparts in Urban India, according to a recent study.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 07 Feb 2019
Intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide and the intravitreal dexamethasone implant demonstrate superior efficacy over periocular triamcinolone acetonide in the treatment of patients with uveitic macular oedema, with only modest elevations in intraocular pressure, according to the results of the POINT* trial.
03 Feb 2019
Long-term regular use of low-dose aspirin for 5 years does not increase the risk of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a recent study, suggesting the safety of long-term use of low-dose aspirin as regards the development of neovascular AMD.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 01 Feb 2019
Following a diet consisting of vegetables 200 g per day, fruit two times per day and fish two times per week is good advice for individuals at risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), as it yields a significant reduction in the risk of the eye disease, according to a recent 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.
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.