EuroTimes articles by Colin Kerr
COVID-19 impact on hospital visitsThursday, April 1, 2021
Tracking the drop in eye-related visits to the emergency department during the pandemic.
Big issues, big ideasThursday, April 1, 2021
Do ophthalmologists want to live in a “concrete jungle” and what role can they play in reducing “anthropogenic mass” on the planet?
PRESBYOPIA CORRECTING IOLThursday, April 1, 2021
AcuFocus has submitted a Premarket Approval (PMA) application to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)for its IC-8 small aperture IOL. “The IC-8 IOL is a first-of-its-kind presbyopia-correcting lens that is designed to deliver seamless visual acuity from near to far without the ‘blurry zones’ found in traditional lens designs,” said Magda Michna, PhD, Chief Global […]
Premium cataract IOLThursday, April 1, 2021
OPHTEC has integrated a laser marking technology in the production process of its Premium Cataract IOLs. A micro ID matrix code is imprinted in the IOL’s loop junctions by this laser. Using this code, special scanners can identify the IOL during the manufacturing process and enable fast and secure production of 2,000 different optical characteristics […]
New prophylactic treatmentThursday, April 1, 2021
Santen has announced the launch of Ducressa, a fixed-dose combination (FDC) of levofloxacin/ dexamethasone eye drops solution that is indicated for the prevention and treatment of inflammation, and the prevention of infection associated with cataract surgery in adults. “With the launch of this new FDC, many ophthalmologists now have a new approach in their practice […]
Virtual 25th ESCRS Winter Meeting 2021Thursday, April 1, 2021
More than 1,800 delegates, 420 presentations, 335 presenters and four main symposia all contributed to a highly successful meeting.
Glaucoma initiative meets unmet challengeWednesday, March 10, 2021
Allergan, Sightsavers and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) has launched the Keep Sight 2020 video report.
Glaucoma during the pandemic awareness campaignMonday, March 8, 2021
Patient advocacy groups across Europe are leading a multi-channel awareness campaign to encourage patients to prioritise their glaucoma during the pandemic.
New clinical directorMonday, March 1, 2021
Heidelberg Engineering has announced that Mr Steve Thomson has joined the company as Clinical Director to further strengthen the company’s Anterior Segment product development team
Successful artificial corneal implantMonday, March 1, 2021
Cornea Vision has announced that the CorNeat KPro has been successfully implanted in a human.