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May 2015 Issue: COVER STORY

30 Apr 2015
Simultaneous topography-guided photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) with corneal crosslinking (CXL) shows promise as an alternative to keratoplasty for treating post-laser surgery ectasia patients
30 Apr 2015
The ideal optical outcome and the means of achieving it with cataract and refractive surgery remain a source of heated debate
30 Apr 2015
Evidence from the Swedish national macula register shows a very low incidence of endophthalmitis of 0.02 per cent after intravitreal injections for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration.

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Treating cataracts in keratoconus patients can be a long process involving many twists and turns, as shown in a case study presented by Soraya Jonker MD, University Eye Clinic Maastricht, The Netherlands, at a Cornea Day session of the 19th ESCRS Winter Meeting in Istanbul.
Marked progress over the past few decades in understanding the environmental and genetic underpinnings of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) has formed the scientific basis for the preventive management of the disease
Recent studies suggest that corneal crosslinking (CXL) is safe and can arrest keratoconus progression in children and adolescents for 24 months or more, Farhad Hafezi MD, PhD told the 2014 American Academyof Ophthalmology annual meeting in Chicago.

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