Vienna, Austria, the venue for the 36th Congress of the ESCRS, has been named the world’s most liveable city, ahead of Melbourne, Australia.
Scientists at the University of Birmingham, UK are developing an eye drop that they say could revolutionise treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Cynthia Bradford MD has some pearls of wisdom for young surgeons
Dr Oliver Findl delivered the 2018 Binkhorst Lecture at the ASCRS Annual Meeting in Washington DC, USA
Undetected toxic batches of PFO and related products cause extreme vision loss
Dislocation and decentration remained the leading cause overall for intraocular lens (IOL) explants in 2017
Dr Clare Quigley reflects on a lifetime of myopia and an education in ophthalmology
Boris Malyugin interviews Oliver Findl about current trends in the treatment of presbyopic patients
Dr Sorcha Ní Dhubhghaill is early in her career as a trainer and still has fresh memories of her first surgical training experiences. She talks about helping young ophthalmologists through the learning process.
Intracorneal ring segments are one treatment option for corneal ectatic disease. Sean Henahan talks to Dr David Touboul, who gives an update on this approach.
Kristine Morrill talks to Rod Solar and discusses how social media is playing an increasingly important role in communications between ophthalmologists and their patients
Sean Henahan speaks to Soosan Jacob about white cataract phaco
Dr Marc Labetoulle talks to Dr Oliver Findl about the advantages and disadvantages for a dropless approach to cataract surgery.
Sean Henahan talks to Bekir Sitki Aslan, Head of Eye Department, Ankara Memorial Hospital, Turkey about what has changed 50 years after the introduction of phaco.
Paul Rosen interviews Patrick Condon about the early days of phacoemulsification. Irish surgeon Patrick Condon visited Charles Kelman in New York, where he observed surgeries and travelled with Kelman by private helicopter, as well as later bringing him to Ireland in the mid-1980s. He also worked with Eric Arnott in London, where he learned the […]
Paul Rosen interviews Richard Packard about his early experience of phaco. Dr Packard talks about working with Eric Arnott at the Charing Cross Hospital in London,UK, the first phaco machines, the opposition he encountered from many of his colleagues and the eventual acceptance of the procedure.
Sean Henahan interviews Boris Malyugin, who presented the Binkhorst Medal Lecture at the XXXV Congress of the ESCRS in Lisbon, Portugal, about the challenge of performing cataract surgery on eyes with small pupils. ESCRS members can watch Dr Malyugin’s lecture free on ESCRS on Demand.
It is challenging to identify patients with the early stages of the disease. But overenthusiastic screening could lead to other people receiving treatment who really don’t need it. Dr Ingeborg Stalmans talks with Dr Fotis Topouzis about glaucoma underdiagnosis and overdiagnosis.
Some 50 years after Fyodorov published the first paper on theoretical IOL power calculation, achieving an ideal patient outcome still remains a challenge. Dr Jaime Aramberri talks to Dr Warren Hill, Mesa, Arizona, US about an innovative approach using artificial intelligence, the “Hill-radial basis function”.