Chronic and vigorous eye rubbing is the main and necessary causative factor of keratoconus
More than 10,000 delegates from over 140 countries are attending WOC 2018
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
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.
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.
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.
Corneal neovascularisation is a serious condition that can lead to a profound decline in vision. How can this problem best be managed? Sean Henahan talks to Claus Cursiefen.
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.