Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Neil Sharma

Email: neilsss@hotmail.com
MBBS (Hons), MPH, FRANZCO, Ophthalmologist, Eye and Retina Specialists, Sydney, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK and Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW.

Acute infective endophthalmitis Case studies in ophthalmic emergencies

Case study 2Mr RC, 84 years of age, presented to the emergency department with a painful, red right eye of 24 hours duration associated with decreased vision. He had received an intravitreal...

Bilateral blurry vision A case study

Figure 1. Right fundus photoFigure 2. Left fundus photoQuestion 1Describe the fundus findings.Question 2What dilating drops would you use to perform a dilated fundus examination? What precautions...

New-onset ptosis initially diagnosed as conjunctivitis

CaseJoe, 66 years of age, was referred with a 2-week history of a right upper eyelid abnormality. He complained of associated diplopia initially, but this subjectively improved after a few days as...

Sudden loss of vision A case study

Case studyBert, aged 80 years, presented to his general practitioner with sudden, painless loss of vision in his right eye 2 hours prior. He was an insulin-dependant type 2 diabetic, with a history...

The use of fenofibrate in the management of patients with diabetic retinopathy: an evidence-based review

Diabetic retinopathy is a significant cause of vision impairment and is predicted to become an increasingly large global public health problem. Diabetic retinopathy often affects those of working...


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