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Ocular disorders in Marfan’s Syndrome

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Fred Clough, Sonia Szamocki, Alex Ferdi, Andrew Coombes Abstract Marfan’s syndrome (MFS) is an autosomal dominant connective tissue disorder where ophthalmic problems are often the presenting symptom in childhood. Diagnosis is based on established criteria outlined by expert opinion in 1996, known as the Ghent criteria.…
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Microsurgical Skills Course: a review

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Andrew Malem Andrew shares his experience at the Royal College of Ophthalmologist’s Microsurgical Skills Course. Download Article Keep in touch Facebook-f Twitter Instagram Quick Links Author Guidelines | Submit aBOUT buos Events | Learning Hub | Conference


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Retinoblastoma: the parental perspective

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Katy Bishop Katy shares her and her son Owen’s experience of battling with Retinoblastoma and the birth of the Owen Bishop Charity Fund. Download Article Keep in touch Facebook-f Twitter Instagram Quick Links Author Guidelines | Submit aBOUT buos Events | Learning Hub | Conference


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A foundation year post in ophthalmology

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Huzaifa Malick An account of a foundation year post in ophthalmology. Download Article Keep in touch Facebook-f Twitter Instagram Quick Links Author Guidelines | Submit aBOUT buos Events | Learning Hub | Conference


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The art of being an oculoplastic surgeon

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Elizabeth Emsley Elizabeth talks to Sabrina Shah-Desai, a consultant ocuplastic surgeon about her career and relocating from India to the United Kingdom. Download Article Keep in touch Facebook-f Twitter Instagram Quick Links Author Guidelines | Submit aBOUT buos Events | Learning Hub | Conference


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Ocular Trauma and Traditional Healers in Nepal

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Edward Saxby Abstract Nepal, a country nestled between India and China and dominated by the Himalayas, faces an intense burden of eye disease. Almost 20 percent of the population is affected by one or more ocular disorders. I was fortunate to undertake an internship at the…
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Spectacles and Sight-Saving Surgeries in Central America

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Sophie Poore Abstract In August 2012 I was privileged to visit Tegucigalpa, the capital city of Honduras in Central America, volunteering as a ‘Global Impact Fellow’ for Unite For Sight, an American non-governmental organisation. Unite For Sight was not an ordinary medical elective provider, in that…
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