Reports from major international ophthalmological meetings
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PREMED study highlights benefit of combination treatment to prevent CMEWednesday, October 18, 2017
CME remains one of the most prevalent postoperative complications in cataract surgery and especially in the diabetic population, where the incidence can be as high as 31%
What will this mean for the average patient?Wednesday, October 18, 2017
EuroTimes Contributing Editor explains how he made the transition from writing about football to covering ophthalmology meetings
Zeiss showcases innovationsWednesday, October 18, 2017
The new innovations being introduced by Zeiss at ESCRS 2017 underscore Zeiss’s commitment to helping doctors achieve the best outcomes for each patient
Breast screening and eye health awareness campaign wins ESCRS Marketing Competiton.Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The winner of the 4th annual ESCRS Practice Management and Development Marketing Competition is the Instituto Oftalmologico Aisenberg, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Swept source oct use leads to improved resultsFriday, October 13, 2017
Whereas in the past, classical keratometry provided a single data point of the corneal radius, ssOCT now allows us to directly measure the radius of the posterior cornea, resulting in ‘true’ keratometry
Ray tracing-based power calculation leads to better refractive outcomesFriday, October 13, 2017
More individual IOL power calculation is possible, for example in eyes with irregular cornea or those eyes who have previously undergone refractive surgery.
Addressing the significant unmet need in cataract drug deliveryFriday, October 13, 2017
Efficient drug delivery remains a significant unmet need, with topical drops facing not only problems with compliance, but also with low rates of absorption into the eye
Getting and maintaining a large pupilFriday, October 13, 2017
Intracameral mydriasis (ICM) provides very rapid mydriasis and can also help stop iris haemorrhage
Optimal antibiotic use in cataract surgeryFriday, October 13, 2017
Whatever the local ‘background rate’ of endophthalmitis prior to widespread use of prophylaxis, the rates of infection are significantly reduced upon adoption
Poster prize winner at XXXV Congress of ESCRSWednesday, October 11, 2017
First prize in the refractive category prize went to Lional Raj Daniel Ponniah, India, for “Femto modified keratoconic eyes and intracorneal lenticular transplantation (stromal augmentation technique): an effective alternative to DALK”.