01 Oct 2014
The negative attitudes of others and lack of support are among the most disabling factors faced by children who are blind in developing countries
01 Oct 2014
A new MISS technique for rectus and oblique muscle displacement offers a safe and effective means of performing muscle surgery
01 Oct 2014
Imaging technologies developed for adults and for specialties other than ophthalmology are being adapted for ophthalmic use in children with good results
01 Oct 2014
The 2014 Young Ophthalmologists Programme at the XXXII Congress of the ESCRS drew a very large crowd of ophthalmologists of all ages.
30 Sep 2014
Trial show that implantation of two second generation trabecular micro-bypass stents in eyes with mild to moderate open angle glaucoma is safe and provides sustained IOP lowering through two years.
30 Sep 2014
Presenting to the Club Jules Gonin Symposium at the 14th EURETINA Congress, Dr Alistair Laidlaw reviewed the evidence supporting the practice of patient positioning and found it lacking.
30 Sep 2014
A device designed to provide robotic assistance for micrometre precision in vitreoretinal surgery has been awarded first prize in the EURETINA Science and Medicine Innovation Award 2014.
30 Sep 2014
Organised by EURETINA and sponsored by Alcon and Novartis, the third annual Retina Race took place in perfect running conditions over 5km around London’s Docklands area.

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Hydrodissection and hydrodelineation are vital for safe phacoemulsification
Correcting astigmatism and preventing endophthalmitis remained popular endeavours among European cataract and refractive surgeons in 2013.
David O’Brart, president of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, previews the XXXII Congress of the ESCRS
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AAO Annual MeetingSat, 10/18/2014 (All day)
27th APACRS Annual MeetingSat, 10/18/2014 (All day)
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