A study published in the journal Eye sheds light on the prevalence of myopia in Canadian children.
Combination laser and anti-VEGF treatment superior to monotherapy in PCV trial
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.
The 22nd ESCRS Winter Meeting, which took place in Serbia, Belgrade, played host to another successful Young Ophthalmologists (YO) Programme.
A new technique for identifying and diagnosing damage to the human retina has been awarded ‘Best Student Paper’ at the industry-leading BIOIMAGING 2018 conference in Portugal
Using both the steep and flat meridians in intraocular lens (IOL) power calculations can improve the reliability and precision of cataract surgery
Enjoy the pictorial highlights of the 22nd ESCRS Winter Meeting in Belgrade. Images by Joey Cleary
For the first time in its history, the ESCRS has convened its Winter Meeting in Belgrade, Serbia.
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.
Sean Henahan talks to José Güell, Associate Professor Ophthalmology, Autonoma University, Barcelona, Spain, about Ocular Surface Disease and the impact it has on surgical outcomes.
Paul Rosen interviews Richard Packard about his early experience of phaco. Dr Packard talks about working with Eric Arnott at the Charing Cross Hospital in London,UK, the first phaco machines, the opposition he encountered from many of his colleagues and the eventual acceptance of the procedure.
Paul Rosen interviews Patrick Condon about the early days of phacoemulsification. Irish surgeon Patrick Condon visited Charles Kelman in New York, where he observed surgeries and travelled with Kelman by private helicopter, as well as later bringing him to Ireland in the mid-1980s. He also worked with Eric Arnott in London, where he learned the […]
Sean Henahan talks to Sathish Srinivasan about the pupillary and visual axis debate and the current consensus among ophthalmologists regarding the correct terminology to be used.
Béatrice Cochener talks to Walter Sekundo about some of the first results with SMILE in the treatment of hyperopia and astigmatism.
Toric IOLs have proven to be an excellent solution for higher levels of astigmatism. However, there are challenges in calculating the IOL power, challenges with the actual surgery. Dr Rudy Nuijts, of the University Eye Clinic Maastricht, the Netherlands, and Dr Nino Hirnschall, a researcher at the Vienna Institute for Research in Ocular Surgery, bring […]
Sean Henahan talks to Dr Jenny Yu, Vice Chair of Clinical Operations for the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh Eye Center about complications when dealing with the orbit, facial structures, and the skull base.
A fascinating area of research involves the development of innovative eye drop systems that could someday replace intravitreal injections. Jesper Hjortdal talks to a pioneer in the field, Dr Einar Stefánsson, about new approaches to ocular drug delivery.
Some 50 years after Fyodorov published the first paper on theoretical IOL power calculation, achieving an ideal patient outcome still remains a challenge. Dr Jaime Aramberri talks to Dr Warren Hill, Mesa, Arizona, US about an innovative approach using artificial intelligence, the “Hill-radial basis function”.
Béatrice Cochener interviews François Malecaze, who delivered the EuCornea Medal lecture at the 8th EuCornea Congress in Lisbon, Portugal.
Sean Henahan talks to Bekir Sitki Aslan, Head of Eye Department, Ankara Memorial Hospital, Turkey about what has changed 50 years after the introduction of phaco.
Quality of vision following any kind of refractive surgery matters most to patients. But how do we measure this, and how do evaluate the outcomes of various refractive surgical interventions in a comparative way? Marie-José Tassignon discusses this important topic with Dr Ray Applegate, of the University of Houston, Texas.