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Post Cataract Surgery Endophthalmitis in the “Constant Gardener”

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Tahir A Farooq, Yajati Ghosh Abstract We describe a case of endophthalmitis following routine cataract surgery caused by the aerobic gram negative organism, Rhizobium radiobacter. The low virulence of this organism is demonstrated through the late clinical presentation of sight-threatening signs and symptoms. This case highlights…
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Management of Glaucoma

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Syed M Shahid, Syed M Naqib, Laura Crawley Abstract Glaucoma is a common cause of irreversible blindness in the developed world. Management includes medical, laser and surgical treatment options. Regardless of whether the presenting IOP is high or within the normal range, IOP lowering is the…
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How to conduct a slit lamp examination

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Anika Nanda, Aachal Kotecha Abstract This article aims to introduce the uses of slit lamp bio-microscopy to medical students and junior doctors, providing a brief overview of techniques. It outlines the skills necessary to set up an examination for each patient. The paper summarises a few…
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One Man’s Eye-land

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Anna Louise Pouncey Abstract St Vincent and the Grenadines, best known as the filming location for Pirates of the Caribbean, may sound like an ideal elective location; however, the reality held a few surprises. In a stretched Ophthalmology department, held together by one man, Anna learnt…
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Cataracts, Camps and Curries in India

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Rachel Hui Fen Lim Abstract In India, the problem of blindness secondary to cataracts remains a formidable one; a problem that is unlikely to be resolved in the foreseeable future despite the increase in number of cataract surgeries being performed. In December of 2012 I undertook…
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Visual Prosthesis: an update and future directions

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Chris Schulz Chris Schulz Chris won first prize in the British Undergraduate Ophthalmology Society’s Innovations in Ophthalmology essay competition. Download Article Keep in touch Facebook-f Twitter Instagram Quick Links Author Guidelines | Submit aBOUT buos Events | Learning Hub | Conference


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Clearing the fog on corneal transplants

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Maria Borland, William Hickman, Michael O’Gallagher, Rashmi Mathew, Narciss Okhravi, Sarah Maling The authors discuss the delicate topic of corneal transplants and the surrounding ethical issues. Download Article Keep in touch Facebook-f Twitter Instagram Quick Links Author Guidelines | Submit aBOUT buos Events | Learning Hub | Conference


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Getting a NTN in Ophthalmology: options for a year out

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Huzaifa Malick Ophthalmology is one of the most competitive specialties.  Successful candidates have often not succeeded first time round.  Huzaifa discusses options for a year out.  Download Article Keep in touch Facebook-f Twitter Instagram Quick Links Author Guidelines | Submit aBOUT buos Events | Learning Hub | Conference


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Sun, Sand and Squints

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Derek Ho Derek talks to Clare Roberts, a consultant peadiatric ophthalmologist and Medical Director of Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai about working in the United Arab Emirates. Download Article Keep in touch Facebook-f Twitter Instagram Quick Links Author Guidelines | Submit aBOUT buos Events | Learning Hub | Conference


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Lifting the Cloudy Veil and Transforming Lives: an interview with Lucy Mathen

Education Research Case Reports Electives Careers Views & Reviews Tara Brah Tara talks to Lucy Mathen, a journalist turned consultant ophthalmologist and founder of Second Sight about her exceptional career and working in India’s forgotten corners. Download Article Keep in touch Facebook-f Twitter Instagram Quick Links Author Guidelines | Submit aBOUT buos Events | Learning Hub | Conference


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