In a recent Eye Contact interview, Dr Richard Packard was asked if he saw robotics coming into the area of cataract surgery. He doesn’t see it happening any time soon.
Balkan and Serbian Ophthalmology was created and influenced by many important and interesting contributors. Here we profile Professor Dorde Nešić who was the founder of ophthalmology in Serbia.
The availability of anti-VEGF agents, such as intravitreal ranibizumab (Lucentis, Genentech), has revolutionised the management of various forms of ocular neovascularisation, including myopic CNV (mCNV)
Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is a complex disease and may require a customised approach that draws on different treatment strategies to ensure the best patient outcomes in the long term
Most SMILE complications are mild and diminish in frequency
with experience. Roibeard Ó hÉineacháin reports
Preparation of lenticule backside: Oval shape of opaque bubble layer for correction of high astigmatism. Courtesy of Suphi Taneri MD Small-incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) appears to be safe and effective for astigmatism correction, although cyclotorsion could be an issue, according to two early studies presented at the XXXV Congress of the ESCRS in Lisbon, Portugal. […]
Technological innovation is crucial to the continued improvement of vitreoretinal surgery. The RetinaTech Bio-Engineering Session during the 17th EURETINA Congress in Barcelona, Spain subtitled “Where Surgery Meets Technology”, featured a group of 12 highly experienced vitreoretinal surgeons
Sean Henahan talks to Graham Barrett about new IOL Power Calculations and the benefits they can bring in improving outcomes for patients.
George Kymionis talks to Roberto Bellucci about current approaches to the problem of post-Lasik ectasia.
Dan Epstein talks to Cynthia Roberts about what’s new in corneal topography and also some of the misconceptions and misinterpretations when talking about topography. For more information on Corneal Topography visit iLearn for a course directed by Prof Roberts.
Paul Rosen talks to Mercè Morral about the challenges facing ophthalmologists in diagnosing and treating Ocular Surface Disease.
Aidan Hanratty talks to Paul Rosen about how ergonomics can help cataract surgery be more effective for both surgeon and patient.
Bruce Allan talks to Dr José Güell about the best timing for DMEK in the treatment of Fuchs’ dystrophy.
Paul Rosen talks to Boris Malyugin about developments in the management of astigmatism, how to measure the cornea and which patients are candidates for toric IOLs.
Richard Packard talks to Boris Malyugin about how to reduce stress during cataract surgery.
Nic Reus talks to Thomas Kohnen about misaligned toric IOLs, and what the threshold is for postoperative rotation or explantation.
The 2017 ESCRS Clinical Trends Survey was performed at the XXXV Congress of the ESCRS in Lisbon, Portugal. Sean Henahan discusses the results of the survey with José Güell.
Paul Rosen talks to John Marshall about femtosecond use in refractive surgery and the challenges that lie ahead for ophthalmologists.
Sean Henahan talks to Jose Benitez-del Castillo about expanding the understanding of ocular surface disease with new diagnostic tools.