Treating an ocular allergy safely and effectively

Ocular allergy can occur on its own, but typically occurs in conjunction with allergic rhinitis or sinusitis. It is not…

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SA Ophthalmology Journal Winter 2021 vol 16 no 3 CPD

These are the 3 CPD-accredited multiple-choice questions for the SA Ophthalmology Journal’s Winter 2021 issue.

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Fixed-dose combination therapy more effective in reducing IOP in glaucoma

Glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness worldwide, is often referred to as a silent disease. 

The use of topical antibiotics in bacterial conjunctivitis: A focus on fusidic acid

Bacterial conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva caused by direct contact with infected secretions. The most common organisms involved are Staphylococcus species, S.…

Beating bacterial conjunctivitis with a topical antibiotic

Besifloxacin is a novel 8-chloro-fluoroquinolone agent with potent, bactericidal activity against prevalent and drug-resistant pathogens. It has demonstrated consistent safety and efficacy…

SA Ophthalmology Journal Autumn 2021 CPDs vol 16 no 2

These are the CPD-accredited multiple-choice questions for the SA Ophthalmology Journal’s Autumn 2021 issue.

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Finding the right mix to combat ocular infection

The optimal treatment of ocular infections is a challenge, even for seasoned ophthalmologists. Medicines that contain multiple ingredients, each aimed…

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SA Ophthalmology Journal Summer 2021 CPDs

These are the CPD-accredited multiple-choice questions for the SA Ophthalmology Journal’s Summer 2021 issue.

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SA Ophthalmology Journal CPDs Spring 2020

These are the CPD-accredited multiple-choice questions for the SA Ophthalmology Journal’s Spring 2020 issue. Topics covered include meibomian gland dysfunctiongland dysfunction, the attitude…

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The silent thief of sight

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. Experts predict that this year, an estimated 80 million people worldwide…

Dry eyes in the elderly

Dry eye is a condition in which a person doesn’t have enough quality tears to lubricate and nourish the eye.…

SA Ophthalmology Journal CPDs Winter 2020

In this issue we have our usual review article, three original studies and a case report. The review article focuses…

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SA Ophthalmology Journal CPDs Autumn 2020

These are the CPD-accredited multiple-choice questions for the SA Ophthalmology Journal’s Autumn 2020 issue. Topics covered include the effect of Ebola…

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Discovery: Important additional function of protective eye protein

The lens of the human eye comprises a highly concentrated protein solution, which lends the lens its great refractive power.

Serum tears: a therapeutic alternative

Blood-based eye drops is an emerging treatment option for different ocular surface disorders (OSDs). Efficacy of these preparations has been…

SA Ophthalmology Journal Summer 2020 CPDs

These are the CPD-accredited multiple-choice questions for the SA Ophthalmology Journal’s Spring 2019 issue. Topics covered include idiopathic intracranial hypertension, choroidal…

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SA Ophthalmology Journal Spring 2019 CPDs

These are the CPD-accredited multiple-choice questions for the SA Ophthalmology Journal’s Spring 2019 issue. Topics covered include penetrating keratoplasty, bilateral cataract…

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Bloody eye drops

The use of regenerative therapy with autologous serum (AS) or blood derived eye drops for the treatment of keratoconjunctivitis sicca,…

7 common eye disorders

The leading causes of blindness and low vision are primarily age-related eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration, cataract, diabetic…

How to beat bacterial conjunctivitis and blepharitis

Blepharitis is an ophthalmologic condition characterised by an inflammation of the eyelid margins. Conjunctivitis is the most common cause of red…

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