Reports from major international ophthalmological meetings
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Results of EVEREST II trial presented at EURETINATuesday, February 20, 2018
Combination laser and anti-VEGF treatment superior to monotherapy in PCV trial
Budapest Hosts EURETINA Winter Meeting for First TimeMonday, February 19, 2018
Retinal specialists from around the globe converged on the banks of the Danube this weekend for the 8th EURETINA Winter Meeting, the first time that the winter meeting has taken place in Budapest.
Young Ophthalmologists in BelgradeThursday, February 15, 2018
The 22nd ESCRS Winter Meeting, which took place in Serbia, Belgrade, played host to another successful Young Ophthalmologists (YO) Programme.
Bicylindric IOL power calculationsMonday, February 12, 2018
Using both the steep and flat meridians in intraocular lens (IOL) power calculations can improve the reliability and precision of cataract surgery
Belgrade welcomes ESCRS delegatesSaturday, February 10, 2018
For the first time in its history, the ESCRS has convened its Winter Meeting in Belgrade, Serbia.
ESCRS contributes to ophthalmic educationSaturday, February 10, 2018
The Winter Meeting is very important, as in recent years it has been held in countries where ophthalmologists cannot easily access the main ESCRS Congresses.
Experience improves outcomes and reduces complications with DMEKSaturday, February 10, 2018
Outcomes of Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) are good in the great majority of patients
Apple of patient’s eye a sign of pellucid marginal degenerationSaturday, February 10, 2018
An apple-shaped topographic pattern appears to be a useful sign for discriminating early pellucid marginal degeneration (PMD) from keratoconus (KCN), said Mohammadreza Jafarinasab MD, Iran. “The apple pattern observed in corneal topographic map, especially in sagittal and instantaneous map, is a useful sign for the early diagnosis of PMD,” said Dr Jafarinasab. In a cross-sectional […]
Bandage contact lens after CXL increases keratitis riskSaturday, February 10, 2018
The use of bandage contact lenses and steroids immediately following epithelium-off corneal collagen cross-linking significantly increases the risk of microbial keratitis
Better breathing can help ophthalmologistsFriday, February 9, 2018
Stig Severinsen, MSc Biology & PhD Medicine, Freediving World Champion and multiple Guinness World Record Holder, will deliver a talk on “Experienced Surgeons Under Stress”