Chronic and vigorous eye rubbing is the main and necessary causative factor of keratoconus
Corneal stromal enhancement based on cell therapy seems to be safe and effective
The theme of the meeting was “Advocating for Evidence-Based Eye Health”
Ophthalmology residents across the U.S. face a substantial burden of burnout and depression
The ESCRS Academy in Zagreb, Croatia, took place on Saturday 10 March during the XIII Congress of Croatian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
A panel discussion examined the best options for treating retinopathy of prematurity
Combining vitrectomy with cataract procedure has advantages for patient and surgeon
Dr Richard Packard was welcomed as an Honoured Guest of ASCRS and Dr Oliver Findl delivered the prestigious Binkhorst Lecture at the 2018 ASCRS/ASOA Congress held in Washington, DC.
Boris Malyugin interviews Oliver Findl about current trends in the treatment of presbyopic patients
Dr Sorcha Ní Dhubhghaill is early in her career as a trainer and still has fresh memories of her first surgical training experiences. She talks about helping young ophthalmologists through the learning process.
Intracorneal ring segments are one treatment option for corneal ectatic disease. Sean Henahan talks to Dr David Touboul, who gives an update on this approach.
Kristine Morrill talks to Rod Solar and discusses how social media is playing an increasingly important role in communications between ophthalmologists and their patients
Sean Henahan speaks to Soosan Jacob about white cataract phaco
Dr Marc Labetoulle talks to Dr Oliver Findl about the advantages and disadvantages for a dropless approach to cataract surgery.
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.
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 […]
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.
Sean Henahan interviews Boris Malyugin, who presented the Binkhorst Medal Lecture at the XXXV Congress of the ESCRS in Lisbon, Portugal, about the challenge of performing cataract surgery on eyes with small pupils. ESCRS members can watch Dr Malyugin’s lecture free on ESCRS on Demand.
It is challenging to identify patients with the early stages of the disease. But overenthusiastic screening could lead to other people receiving treatment who really don’t need it. Dr Ingeborg Stalmans talks with Dr Fotis Topouzis about glaucoma underdiagnosis and overdiagnosis.
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”.