In Focus This May 2016

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May 2016 News Updates

  • 09 May 2016 RESTORING THE RETINA

    Advances in cellular biology that have taken place over the last half century are making a slow advance into the clinic in the treatment of retinal diseases.

  • 09 May 2016 THE LATEST DEVICES

    Advances in biomaterials and design allied to enhanced surgical techniques are helping to deliver improved results with the latest generation of keratoprosthetic devices

  • 09 May 2016 INDUSTRY NEWS

    Top stories from the industry in May 2016 EuroTimes

  • 10 May 2016 REDUCING INFLAMMATION Greater use of topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may reduce inflammation following anterior segment surgery more than do the topical steroids now most commonly used.
  • 10 May 2016 TERROR STRIKES Dr Leigh Spielberg was among the ophthalmologists who joined medical colleagues to treat victims of the recent terror attacks in Brussels
  • 16 May 2016 UNAIDED VISION The perfect aim of an ideal cataract surgery is to be able to implant the intraocular lens (IOL) in-the-bag and give perfect unaided vision for all distances.
  • 10 May 2016 SPOILED FOR CHOICE The now famous Little Mermaid bronze statue of Andersen’s fairy tale heroine was a gift to Copenhagen from Carlsberg brewer Carl Jacobsen
  • 10 May 2016 PROMISING SYSTEM A self-testing system developed by researchers in the UK provides an effective means of testing low contrast near visual acuity in ophthalmic patients with a high degree of reliability,