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The cover illustration is retinal oximetry in retinal vein occlusion and relates to the article by Hardarson and Stefánsson in this issue.

Review Article

  1. Top of page
  2. Review Article
  3. Cataract
  4. Pediatric Ophthalmology
  5. Oculoplastics
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Cornea
  8. Retina
  9. Electronic part of the journal
  10. Glaucoma
  11. Cornea
  12. Retina
  13. Letters to the Editor

Bielory et al. in USA review the management of allergic conjunctivitis, including therapies ranging from artificial tears to corticosteriods.

Cataract

  1. Top of page
  2. Review Article
  3. Cataract
  4. Pediatric Ophthalmology
  5. Oculoplastics
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Cornea
  8. Retina
  9. Electronic part of the journal
  10. Glaucoma
  11. Cornea
  12. Retina
  13. Letters to the Editor

Østern and Drolsum in Oslo report that pseudoexfoliation syndrome does not influence corneal outcome following cataract surgery.

Selvander and Åsman in Malmö recommend training cataract surgeons in virtual reality systems.

Janbaz et al. in Umeå found that β-adrenergic receptors play a role in mydriasis and may add to the mydriasis effect of specific alpha receptors such as phenylephrine.

Pediatric Ophthalmology

  1. Top of page
  2. Review Article
  3. Cataract
  4. Pediatric Ophthalmology
  5. Oculoplastics
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Cornea
  8. Retina
  9. Electronic part of the journal
  10. Glaucoma
  11. Cornea
  12. Retina
  13. Letters to the Editor

Haugen et al. in Norway found subnormal visual acuity in many children who were born prematurely, but no blindness.

Augestad et al. in Norway found that retinopathy of prematurity was the most common reason for Braille use in Norwegian children.

Oculoplastics

  1. Top of page
  2. Review Article
  3. Cataract
  4. Pediatric Ophthalmology
  5. Oculoplastics
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Cornea
  8. Retina
  9. Electronic part of the journal
  10. Glaucoma
  11. Cornea
  12. Retina
  13. Letters to the Editor

Rasmussen et al. in Copenhagen found that enucleation has considerable impact on patients′ quality of life.

Glaucoma

  1. Top of page
  2. Review Article
  3. Cataract
  4. Pediatric Ophthalmology
  5. Oculoplastics
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Cornea
  8. Retina
  9. Electronic part of the journal
  10. Glaucoma
  11. Cornea
  12. Retina
  13. Letters to the Editor

Rantala and Välimäki in Finland found micropulse diode laser trabeculoplasty to be an ineffective treatment for glaucoma.

Cornea

  1. Top of page
  2. Review Article
  3. Cataract
  4. Pediatric Ophthalmology
  5. Oculoplastics
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Cornea
  8. Retina
  9. Electronic part of the journal
  10. Glaucoma
  11. Cornea
  12. Retina
  13. Letters to the Editor

Fahnehjelm et al. in Stockholm found mechanical changes in the cornea in mucopolysaccharidosis, that lead to falsely high intraocular pressure readings.

Chen et al. in China and USA found good reproducability of central cornea thickness with Scheimpflug imaging, OCT and ultrasound pachymetry.

Hlinomazová et al. in Czech Republic recommend PCR for the diagnosis of Herpes Simplex keratitis.

Soliman and Mohamed in Egypt recommend OCT assessment of pinguecula and pterygium.

Retina

  1. Top of page
  2. Review Article
  3. Cataract
  4. Pediatric Ophthalmology
  5. Oculoplastics
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Cornea
  8. Retina
  9. Electronic part of the journal
  10. Glaucoma
  11. Cornea
  12. Retina
  13. Letters to the Editor

Hardarson and Stefansson in Reykjavík report variable hypoxia in branch retinal vein occlusion using a noninvasive retinal oxymeter.

Hessellund et al. in Århus found symptoms of metamorphopsia and dyschromatopsia helpful in deciding the need for treatment in age-related macular degeneration.

Singh and Sørensen in Roskilde report Charles Bonnet Syndrome in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

Thelen et al. in Germany and Switzerland recommend scleral buckling for the treatment of retinal detachment.

Kramann et al. in Germany found intravitreal ranibizumab to be effective for retinal angiomatous proliferation.

Lincoff and Kreissig in USA and Germany discuss the diagnosis of retinoschisis and provide beautiful drawings.

Electronic part of the journal

  1. Top of page
  2. Review Article
  3. Cataract
  4. Pediatric Ophthalmology
  5. Oculoplastics
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Cornea
  8. Retina
  9. Electronic part of the journal
  10. Glaucoma
  11. Cornea
  12. Retina
  13. Letters to the Editor

The following articles are published only in the electronic part of the journal can be accessed on http://www.actaophthalmologica.com, where you can view both the printed and electronic parts of the journal.

Glaucoma

  1. Top of page
  2. Review Article
  3. Cataract
  4. Pediatric Ophthalmology
  5. Oculoplastics
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Cornea
  8. Retina
  9. Electronic part of the journal
  10. Glaucoma
  11. Cornea
  12. Retina
  13. Letters to the Editor

Araie et al. in Japan found disc haemorrhage to be a risk factor for the progression of normal-tension glaucoma and myopia to be protective.

Deokule et al. in USA found an extended release intravitreal device with brimonidine to be safe in rabbit eyes.

Demir et al. in Turkey found that hypoxia in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease influences visual field parameters.

Cornea

  1. Top of page
  2. Review Article
  3. Cataract
  4. Pediatric Ophthalmology
  5. Oculoplastics
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Cornea
  8. Retina
  9. Electronic part of the journal
  10. Glaucoma
  11. Cornea
  12. Retina
  13. Letters to the Editor

Rushood et al. in Saudi Arabia measured central cornea thickness in full term newborns and found this to be higher in males than females.

Qiu et al. in China and USA found good repeatablility in OCT imaging of tear meniscus and suggest this may be used in Sjögren ‘s syndrome.

Sel et al. in Germany studied the use of stem cells for corneal would healing.

Retina

  1. Top of page
  2. Review Article
  3. Cataract
  4. Pediatric Ophthalmology
  5. Oculoplastics
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Cornea
  8. Retina
  9. Electronic part of the journal
  10. Glaucoma
  11. Cornea
  12. Retina
  13. Letters to the Editor

Vujosevic et al. in Italy recommend the use of retromode scanning laser ophthalmoscopy for valuation of diabetic macular edema.

Jonas et al. in Germany found several cytokines in the aqueous humour in patients with exudative age-related macular degeneration including epithelial growth factor, human growth factor and several interleukins.

Chen et al. in Taiwan found pro-fibrotic effects of bevacizumab on human retinal pigment epithelial cells.

Kaya et al. in Austia found that macular pigment optical density is reduced in patients with age-related macular degeneration.

Letters to the Editor

  1. Top of page
  2. Review Article
  3. Cataract
  4. Pediatric Ophthalmology
  5. Oculoplastics
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Cornea
  8. Retina
  9. Electronic part of the journal
  10. Glaucoma
  11. Cornea
  12. Retina
  13. Letters to the Editor

Pryds et al. in Denmark and USA describe central serous chorioretinopathy in young adults.

Montero et al. in Spain warn of foreign material that may be injected intravitreally with intervitreal drug injections.

Lee et al. in Korea found good results with ranibizumab treatment for neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

Willerslev et al. in Denmark report resolution of diabetic papillopathy with intravitreal ranibizumab.

Androudi et al. in Greece and Italy recommend small incision pars plana vitrectomy for complications of uveitis.

Pärssinen et al. in Finland discuss intraocular pressure measurements in myopes.

Lee et al. Korea found that congenital tilted discs influence measurement of retinal nerve fibre layer thickness.

Liu et al. in China and USA describe periocular endothelial hyperplasia in Behcet’s disease.

Stewart et al. in Liverpool describe a technique for removing the conjunctiva in human cadavers.

Ivastinovic et al. in Austria studied histological consequences of retinal tacks sometimes used with epiretinal implants.

Tan et al. in London found trauma infection and inflammation to be common causes of phthisis bulbi.

Katz et al. in Hamburg describe cataract with phakic IOL implantation.

I hope you enjoy this issue of Acta and look forward to seeing you at the Nordic Ophthalmology meeting in Helsinki in late August.