Brutal BeautyWednesday, January 3, 2018
Discover the new and old faces of Serbia’s capital city at the ESCRS Winter Meeting
The Holy GrailWednesday, December 13, 2017
Dr Andrei Solomatin talks about his mentor, his father Igor, who guided him silently from childhood to a career in ophthalmology.
New additionFriday, December 1, 2017
Katena Products has purchased Rhein Medical Inc. Founded nearly 30 years ago, Rhein Medical is focused on the anterior segment surgical business. “The acquisition of the Rhein Medical line is an important addition to Katena’s product portfolio. The combination of these two renowned brands will bring internal synergies as well as offering physicians a more […]
FDA clearanceFriday, December 1, 2017
Topcon Medical Systems has announced that its PASCAL® Synthesis TwinStar™ laser, (combined 577Nm and 638Nm) has received FDA 510(k) clearance. (K170409) “The Synthesis TwinStar further expands the PASCAL line of laser photocoagulators offering the ability to treat retinal disorders with a 577Nm yellow wavelength or with a 638Nm red wavelength,” said a spokeswoman. ““The yellow […]
Digital advanceFriday, December 1, 2017
During the 2017 American Academy of Ophthalmology’s (AAO) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, ZEISS presented new technologies advancing the digitalisation of eye care, including VERACITY™ Surgical, a cloud-based cataract surgery planning platform. ZEISS also presented new diagnostic technologies for retina and glaucoma to help eye doctors more effectively and efficiently advance patient care: CLARUS™ 500, […]
Visual opticsFriday, December 1, 2017
“…an authoritative overview of encyclopaedic knowledge in the field of physiologic optics”.
Can cannabis be used for treatment in glaucoma?Friday, November 10, 2017
More traditional remedies such as eye drops or surgery may continue to be appropriate for the treatment of glaucoma.
Interdisciplinary approachWednesday, November 1, 2017
OCT in Central Nervous System Diseases (Springer), edited by Andrzej Grzybowski and Piero Barboni, is subtitled The Eye as a Window to the Brain. As such, it “reviews recent important advances in the use of optical coherence tomography in order to analyse neurodegeneration within the retina through the quantification of axonal loss”. But this is […]
Sharpen your skillsWednesday, November 1, 2017
Curbside consultations in Neuro-Ophthalmology: 49 Clinical Questions (Slack), edited by Andrew G. Lee is the ideal refresher course for those of us who have noticed our grasp of neuro-ophthalmologic knowledge slip away since the end of our training. Diagnosing neurologic disorders, ophthalmology’s ultimate diagnostic puzzles, requires a certain understanding of that many of us might […]
A motorcycle diaryWednesday, November 1, 2017
Concentration, know-how, and a small dose of insanity are all you need for a motorbike – or a career in surgery. Leigh Spielberg MD reports