December-January Issue: A NEW ERA FOR RETINAL DIAGNOSTICS

09 Dec 2014
Digital technology that promises to expand access to ophthalmic services with devices that lower costs and expand practice was on display at the 2014 AAO meeting in Chicago
10 Dec 2014
Bleb-dependent filtration surgery remains the gold standard for reducing intraocular pressure (IOP) in eyes with open-angle glaucoma, but there are a range of alternative techniques
10 Dec 2014
The treatment algorithm for recurrent corneal erosion syndrome (RCES) begins with conservative measures.
21 Oct 2014
An online registry sponsored by ESCRS is now available for reporting endophthalmitis cases throughout Europe
20 Oct 2014
Second-eye cataract surgery improves visual function and quality of life beyond levels obtained after first-eye surgery
20 Oct 2014
A review of the Swedish National Cataract Registry shows that about 4.0 per cent of patients in 2012 and 5.5 per cent in 2013 received cataract surgery without a discernible clinical indication
19 Oct 2014
Despite patient satisfaction with LASIK outcomes exceeding 94 per cent in most categories, the procedure still presents significant risk
19 Oct 2014
Despite patient satisfaction with LASIK outcomes exceeding 94 per cent in most categories, the procedure still presents significant risk
19 Oct 2014
More than 5,000 ophthalmologists now contribute to the IRIS Registry, for Intelligent Research in Sight

Other news from December/January Issue

Crowdsourcing could be a useful tool for screening diabetic retinopathy
Rapid treatment of a submacular haemorrhage is crucial, as progressive retinal damage begins within 24 hours
Corneal surgeons are still struggling with the decision of whether or not to adopt DMEK
Two vitreoretinal surgeons debated the role of surgery in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration

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Feb20
19th ESCRS Winter MeetingFri, 02/20/2015 (All day)
Apr17
May01
6th BALTIC CongressFri, 05/01/2015 (All day)
May22
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28th APACRS Annual MeetingWed, 08/05/2015 (All day)
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