Top Medical News
3 days ago
Implantation of intraocular lens (IOL) during early childhood leads to a higher incidence of visual axis opacities compared with aphakia, making it not suitable for children aged ≤6 months, reports a study.
3 days ago
There appears to be an association between obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and preclinical thinning of the peripapillary retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL) in young adults, according to a study. This suggests that individuals with OSA since young adulthood may be at increased risk of glaucoma.
4 days ago
Individuals with glaucoma are more likely to experience increased night-time blood pressure (BP) independent of known risk factors such as age, obesity and diabetes as compared with those who do not have the eye disease, a study reports.
28 Sep 2019
Use of Rose Bengal photodynamic antimicrobial therapy in the adjunct setting shows promise in the management of severe, progressive infectious keratitis prior to a therapeutic keratoplasty, according to the results of a pilot trial.
24 Sep 2019
Acute cerebral ischaemia is detected by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in 30 percent of patients with acute central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) and 25 percent of those with acute branch retinal artery occlusion (BRAO), results of a systematic review and meta-analysis have shown.
23 Sep 2019
A large case series of enucleations has shown a low rate of implant exposure, which indicates that absence of wrapping material around hydroxyapatite orbital implants does not compromise surgical outcomes. It has also reduced surgical time and prevented complications from wrapping materials.
20 Sep 2019
Low-risk histopathologic features at primary enucleation are predicted by the presence of macular sparing, optic nerve visibility, <1 quadrant of retinal detachment (RD) or a combination thereof, which suggest safe trial eye salvage, according to a study. No clinical sign is associated with high-risk histopathologic features.
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.