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Editorial: Pediatric Ophthalmology – Part II

Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences , New Delhi , India 1 Pradeep Venkatesh - In the preceding issue of the Journal, some important aspects of pediatric ophthalmology were covered, including ... special symposium on pediatric ophthalmology, we again have experts putting together their thoughts and experience in writing these insightful reviews on some of the other major topics in the domain of

Use of the Femtosecond Lasers in Ophthalmology

Modrzewski Kraków University , Cracow , Poland 1 Ophthalmology Section, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Messina , 98124 Messina , Italy Femtosecond laser (FSL) is an infrared laser with a ... idea for the development of therapeutic lasers opened the new era in ophthalmology. Actually, different lasers are used in diagnostic and therapeutic ophthalmic procedures. It is due to their particular

Reading charts in ophthalmology

International Council of Ophthalmology. The print size progression in these calibrated charts is in accordance with the mathematical background of EN ISO 8596. These reading charts are: the Bailey–Lovie Word ... own identity as a standardized reading parameter in ophthalmology. Reading acuity; Reading charts; Reading performance; Reading speed; Sentence optotypes - Commercial relationship The author receives

Patients’ attitudes regarding characteristics of physicians in ophthalmology

Street South, Suite 707, Birmingham, AL 35233 , USA 1 Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama- Birmingham , Birmingham, AL , USA Objective: This retrospective cross-sectional study was ... Foundation Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, where he currently serves as Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Retina Service. Acknowledgements Not applicable. Competing interests The authors

Mediation analysis for logistic regression with interactions: Application of a surrogate marker in ophthalmology

interests exist. Introduction In a randomized clinical trial in ophthalmology the effect of an experimental treatment, interferon-α, on loss of vision in patients with age-related macular degeneration was ... mediation analysis in ophthalmology. Specifically, the interest was in how much of the treatment effect on visual acuity at one year was mediated through visual aquity at six months [ 1, 11 ]. In this case

Microbial flora and resistance in ophthalmology: a review

in ophthalmology. ... 1 Department of Ophthalmology, University of Warmia and Mazury , Olsztyn , Poland 2 Department of Ophthalmology, Poznan City Hospital , Ul. Szwajcarska 3, 60-285 Poznan , Poland Antibiotic resistance

BMC Ophthalmology reviewer acknowledgement 2015

Contributing reviewers The editors of BMC Ophthalmology would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 15 (2015).

Facing the challenges in ophthalmology clerkship teaching: Is flipped classroom the answer?

development. In the field of ophthalmology, although many attempts have been made to address the problem of the decreasing teaching time and the increasing load of course content, a growing body of literature

Variations in Treatment Delivery for Patients with Neovascular AMD in the UK: Results from an Ophthalmology Trainee Clinical Research Network Study

Introduction The aim of this study was to determine treatment delivery patterns for patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) across the UK through an ophthalmology trainee ... at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology , London , UK 1 S. George Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust , London , UK 2 D. Hanumunthadu V. A. Nowak F

Implementing an electronic learning management system for an Ophthalmology residency program

userbase. As our residency program in Ophthalmology looked to consolidate our electronic resources and update our education methods, we evaluated and built an electronic learning management platform. Results ... Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology textbooks and most primary literature sources are now available in digital format and high quality online learning modules and surgical videos are proliferating. As educators, we

BMC Ophthalmology reviewer acknowledgement 2014

Contributing reviewers The editors of BMC Ophthalmology would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 14 (2014).

Modified Team-Based Learning in an Ophthalmology Clerkship in China

Objective Team-based learning (TBL) is an increasingly popular teaching method in medical education. However, TBL hasn’t been well-studied in the ophthalmology clerkship context. This study was to ... Innovation Talents Funds in Special Support Plan for High Level Talents in Guangdong Province , Grant No. 2014TQ01R573 2 Editor: Jinhai Huang, School of Ophthalmology and Optometry and the Affiliated Eye

Resolvins and aliamides: lipid autacoids in ophthalmology – what promise do they hold?

Resolvins and aliamides: lipid autacoids in ophthalmology – what promise do they hold? Jan M Keppel Hesselink,1 Flavia Chiosi,2 Ciro Costagliola2 1University of Witten/Herdecke, Witten, Germany; 2Eye ... ophthalmology in general and for dry eye more specifically. We also briefly investigate the concept of aliamides and the role of palmitoylethanolamide in ophthalmology, and analyze in more detail the putative

How can undergraduate ophthalmology teaching be improved?

How can undergraduate ophthalmology teaching be improved? Elliott Yann Ah-kee,1 Aamir Asif Khan2 1Department of Surgery, Monklands Hospital, Monkscourt Ave, Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, 2Glasgow Royal ... curriculum changes to increase exposure to smaller specialties, including dermatology, psychiatry, and radiology. To this list of specialties, we would also like to add ophthalmology. In a survey of UK medical

Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology-introduction of clinical online collection of case reports

importantly, we encourage you to continue to submit your case reports to Graefe’s Archives of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. With your permission, we will channel them to this new collection in the

Readability of patient education materials in ophthalmology: a single-institution study and systematic review

basic levels of health literacy [ 4 ]. Furthermore, low health literacy is associated with billions of dollars in additional healthcare costs and poor health outcomes [ 5, 6 ]. Ophthalmology is no

Neurooncology (P409) & Neuro-Ophthalmology (P411)

described (J Neuro-ophthalmology 2013; 33: 123-7). In 10 patients with optimal orbital imaging, clinical and radiological outcomes were evaluated. Results: 10 patients (8 Female, median age 11 year; range

Amniotic membranes in ophthalmology: long term data on transplantation outcomes

ulceration is presented as an example of the most frequent application of AM in ophthalmology; corneal ulcers. To manage the safety issues common to all transplantation procedures and provide a safe, sterile ... (Kjaergaard et al. 1999). Beside its use in ophthalmology, AM has many applications in a range of medical conditions and procedures, such as diabetic foot ulcer grafts (Zelen et al. 2013), chronic burn wound

Drug discovery in ophthalmology: past success, present challenges, and future opportunities

and clinical understanding will drive drug discovery, providing safe and effective therapies for ocular disease. Ophthalmology; Drug discovery; Pharmaceutical Background The identification of ... anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) therapies must be seen in the context of the very great challenges currently facing those involved in drug discovery and development, both in ophthalmology