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  • 50 years of phaco – 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.

    Fri 15 Dec 2017
  • 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.

    Thu 26 Oct 2017
  • 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.

    Wed 13 Dec 2017
  • 50 years of phaco – Richard Packard

    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.              

    Wed 24 Jan 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 […]

    Wed 17 Jan 2018
  • The Pupil in Cataract and Refractive Surgery – Sathish Srinivasan

    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.

    Mon 05 Feb 2018
  • SMILE – Walter Sekundo

    Béatrice Cochener talks to Walter Sekundo about some of the first results with SMILE in the treatment of hyperopia and astigmatism.  

    Thu 22 Feb 2018
  • Update on Toric IOLs – Rudy MMA Nuijts and Nino Hirnschall

    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 […]

    Wed 04 Apr 2018
  • Minimally invasive approaches to the orbit, facial structures – Jenny Yu

    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.

    Mon 12 Mar 2018
  • IOL Power Calculation – Warren Hill

    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”.

    Wed 21 Mar 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 […]

    Mon 09 Oct 2017
  • 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.

    Fri 03 Nov 2017