Top Medical News
16 Sep 2017
Progressive thinning of the retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL) in the superior quadrant is apparent in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), a new prospective longitudinal study has found. This thinning is more pronounced in older individuals.
Stephen Padilla, 11 Sep 2017
The measurements of preoperative laser flare are not reliable in discriminating those patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) at high and low risk of acquiring postoperative proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR), a recent study has found.
10 Sep 2017
The use of topical 0.55% cysteamine eye drops appears to have limited effects in reducing the corneal cystine deposits in patients with severe forms of nephropathic cystinosis, according to a recent study.
08 Sep 2017
Use of laser in addition to ranibizumab in the treatment of patients with branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) does not result in better functional outcomes or lower treatment need, according to the results of the BRIGHTER study.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 07 Sep 2017

The prevalence of retinal emboli among Singaporeans, while low, varies widely by ethnicity, and is also associated with cardiovascular risk factors and chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to results of the SEED* study. 

06 Sep 2017
Bariatric surgery does not appear to help thwart the progression of diabetic retinopathy (DR), with young male patients having pre-existing DR and poor preoperative glycaemic control being at greatest risk of progression, a study has found.
Tristan Manalac, 01 Sep 2017
Small retinal arterioles, larger retinal venules and retinopathy are all associated with higher chronic kidney disease (CKD) risk, especially in individuals with diabetes, a new population-based study from Singapore has shown.
Special Reports
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.