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April 2016 News Updates


    Ocular surface disorders (OSDs) represent a broad spectrum of conditions ranging from mild dry eye and minor corneal scars to potentially devastating limbal stem cell deficiencies and immune conditions.

  • 05 Apr 2016 CULTURING CELLS

    With several patients regenerating anatomically perfect corneas and recovering 20/20 vision in an early trial, injecting cultured corneal endothelial cells (CECs) shows great promise for treating Fuchs’ and other corneal endothelial dysfunction.

  • 05 Apr 2016 LASER TO MODIFY IOL

    California-based company Perfect Lens has developed a new approach to the postoperative adjustment of an intraocular lens (IOL)

  • 05 Apr 2016 IDIOPATHIC AMBLYOPIA Approximately one-third of cases of amblyopia are deemed idiopathic.
  • 05 Apr 2016 ESCRS NEWS More than 2,200 delegates from 74 countries attended the 20th ESCRS Winter Meeting in Athens, Greece, a record attendance for any Winter Meeting.
  • 05 Apr 2016 CLIMBING HIGHER Now that I’m no longer a resident, I have to make the transition to being a vitreoretinal surgery fellow, writes Dr Leigh Spielberg MD
  • 05 Apr 2016 MARVELLOUS MUSEUMS Copenhagen has a wealth of fine museums – but which ones to visit? Here are a few suggestions for delegates attending the upcoming XXXIV Congress of the ESCRS.