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  • Surgical Phaco Basics – Bekir Sitki Aslan

    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.

    Friday 21, December 2018
  • Visual Retinal Image Quality – Raymond Applegate

    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.

    Thursday 1, November 2018
  • Ocular Surface Disease – José Güell

    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.

    Wednesday 19, December 2018
  • 50 years of phaco – Patrick Condon

    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 […]

    Wednesday 17, January 2018
  • ESCRS PREMED Study Results – Rudy Nuijts

    A combination of a topical corticosteroid and a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) is more effective than either agent alone in reducing the risk of developing cystoid macular edema (CME) after cataract surgery in non-diabetic patients, according to the results of the ESCRS PREMED European study presented at the XXXV Congress of the ESCRS in Lisbon […]

    Monday 15, October 2018
  • MIGS and Glaucoma – Carrol Webers

    Despite the improvements in surgical and medical therapy of glaucoma in recent years, maintaining target IOP is still a challenge in many cases. Marie Jose Tassignon talks to Professor Carrol Webers, Head of the University Eye Clinic, Maastricht, The Netherlands about how minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, may help to optimize glaucoma management.

    Friday 9, November 2018
  • Endothelial cell loss – Massimo Busin

    Post-operative progressive endothelial cell loss continues to be a problem following refractive surgery. Dan Epstein speaks with Dr Massimo Busin, Villa Serena Hospital, Forli, Italy about the clinical management of this problem.

    Friday 19, October 2018
  • DMEK versus DSEK – José Güell

    Corneal surgeons now have many options besides penetrating keratoplasty for transplantation. How do they compare and what should surgeons keep in mind when considering these options? Dan Epstein discusses this topic with José Güell, Barcelona, Spain

    Friday 5, October 2018
  • New laser approach for capsulotomy – Pavel Stodůlka

    Roberto Bellucci talks to Pavel Stodůlka about a new laser approach for capsulotomy. Femtosecond laser cataract surgery offers a way to simplify and standardize the creation of the capsulotomy. Now new technologies may offer the same benefit at a lower cost.

    Wednesday 26, September 2018
  • Phaco Dynamics – Richard Packard

    In the new age of phacoemulsification there have been significant advances in the technology including everything from pump and power to phaco tips. This has led to overall improvements in cataract surgery particularly in difficult cases. Richard Packard discusses this topic with Dr Boris Malyugin.

    Friday 5, October 2018
  • Long-term complications of refractive surgery – Paul Rosen, Oliver Findl and José Güell

    Paul Rosen interviews Oliver Findl and José Güell about complications following refractive surgery.

    Friday 21, September 2018
  • Macular holes – Alistair Laidlaw

    Sean Henahan interviews Alistair Laidlaw about current treatments for macular holes and new interventions

    Friday 31, August 2018