A high proportion of cataract patients referred to glaucoma clinics in the UK are routine cases without glaucoma
Irish study finds that majority of globe rupture cases involve men involved in assaults while under the influence of alcohol
Planning, preparation and communication are essential, says Cynthia Bradford MD
Results show approach to be promising for the treatment of retina degeneration by transplanting retinal tissue derived from embryonic or induced pluripotent stem cells.
The ECCTR is now actively recruiting cornea surgeons to its web-based system
Active ingredient in Viagra appears to offer safe and simple method for ocular treatment
Sequential surgery is the best option for most Fuchs’ endothelial cell dystrophy and cataract
Richard Packard talks about the early days of phacoemulsification in Europe
The jury is still out on femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery. Soosan Jacob MD looks at the pros and cons of the procedure
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
Boris Malyugin interviews Oliver Findl about current trends in the treatment of presbyopic 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”.