Ian AS Rodrigues

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WE READ WITH INTEREST THE RECENT PUBLICATION BY Garcia-Feijoo and associates of 1-year findings after implantation of the CyPass supraciliary micro-stent (Transcend Medical, Menlo Park, California, USA). While the efficacy and safety results reported appear very promising, a closer look leaves a number of unanswered questions and areas of concern, which may(More)
PURPOSE To define a minimum set of outcome measures for tracking, comparing, and improving macular degeneration care. DESIGN Recommendations from a working group of international experts in macular degeneration outcomes registry development and patient advocates, facilitated by the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM). (More)
PURPOSE To quantify retinal displacement and metamorphopsia after surgery for epiretinal membrane (ERM) or full-thickness macular hole (FTMH). METHODS Fundus autofluorescence imaging was analyzed for evidence of retinal displacement. Displacement was quantified using a novel standardized approach with measures of vertical interarcade distance, fovea to(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate surgical experience among current doctors appointed into ophthalmology training posts since the introduction of the Modernising Medical Careers programme. Additionally, to identify regional variations in surgical experience and training programme delivery. DESIGN A cross-sectional survey. SETTING The UK's four largest deaneries(More)
BACKGROUND Goniosynechialysis (GSL) to remove peripheral anterior synechiae (PAS) alongside standard cataract surgery has potential theoretical advantages, Published randomised trials, however, have not shown conclusive functional benefits and aqueous outflow changes following GSL are unknown. This study aimed to compare electronic Shiøtz tonographic(More)
PURPOSE To examine the efficacy and safety of combined phacoemulsification and endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation (phaco-ECP) compared to phacoemulsification alone in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG). METHODS We performed a retrospective notes review of 99 consecutive clinical records of patients with POAG from 2 London eye departments. A(More)
AIM We present a novel surgical technique for repair of persistent and symptomatic cyclodialysis clefts refractory to conservative or minimally invasive treatment. BACKGROUND Numerous surgical techniques have been described to close cyclodialysis clefts. The current standard approach involves intraocular repair of cyclodialysis clefts underneath a(More)