Learn More
Glaucoma is one of the most common causes of irreversible blindness, globally. Findings from the Blue Mountain Eye Study suggest a moderate positive association between smoking and increased IOP (a significant risk factor for glaucoma). The previous two reviews investigating the association between smoking and primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) show(More)
The use of additional mucosal bolstering of the nasal layer in cleft palate repairs is a commonly used technique. The buccal cheek mucosal flap is a common donor site. This flap is normally elevated using the surgeon's finger for counterpressure from the skin side of the cheek. A simple idea, using the cheek blade of the Dingman mouth gag externally, to(More)
Most bariatric procedures are now performed laparoscopically. Here, we describe a case of incidental oesophageal leiomyoma found during laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB). To our knowledge, this is the first such case reported. Our patient was admitted for an elective LRYGB. She had no upper gastrointestinal symptoms, and therefore did not(More)
  • 1