Evelyn Mensah

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AIMS The aim was to develop an automated screening system to analyse digital colour retinal images for important features of non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR). METHODS High performance pre-processing of the colour images was performed. Previously described automated image analysis systems were used to detect major landmarks of the retinal(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) reduces the risk of visual loss in proliferative diabetic retinopathy but some patients cannot tolerate PRP because of pain. Inhaled Entonox was evaluated as an analgesic during PRP. METHODS A randomised, crossover, double masked pilot study was performed. Patients inhaled either air or Entonox and half(More)
AIM To compare the visual outcomes of an urban population with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) undergoing ranibizumab monotherapy to the results from major clinical trials. PROCEDURES Prospective data was collected from 164 wet AMD patients receiving intravitreal ranibizumab. Visual acuities were obtained with the Early Treatment Diabetic(More)
It is common when practising ophthalmology that we forget to treat the patient as a whole person. We are taught in medical school to take a complete history and to perform a thorough examination before ordering specific investigations. However sometimes, despite our clinical experience, we are tempted to take inappropriate shortcuts. The notion 'first do no(More)
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