Conjunctival haemorrhageMonday, May 18, 2020
A single drop of brimonidine 0.15% instilled into the eye preoperatively significantly decreased the severity of subconjunctival haemorrhage after femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS),
SMILE with corneal cross-linking in eyes at risk for ectasiaMonday, May 18, 2020
Small Incision Lenticule Extraction with accelerated corneal cross-linking (SMILE Xtra) is a safe, effective, and predictable procedure for refractive correction in eyes at moderate risk for ectasia after corneal refractive surgery
AI may improve early keratoconus detectionSunday, May 17, 2020
A better evaluation is required in order to detect keratoconus, especially in the early stages, said Eyüp Özcan MD, at the ASCRS Virtual Annual Meeting 2020.
ASCRS planning for a tough futureSunday, May 17, 2020
The SARS-CoV-2 virus cast an enormous shadow over the first-ever American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Virtual Annual Meeting this weekend. “It’s time to coalesce as a profession,” said ASCRS President Terry Kim MD.
Research supports use of face masksWednesday, April 22, 2020
Findings from studies conducted to understand the aerosol transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the viral pathogen cause of COVID-19, provide a basis of recommendations for preventing infection spread.
Future of ophthalmic practiceWednesday, April 22, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically limited ophthalmic care and has ramifications for its delivery in the future. In the Journal of Glaucoma, Jeffrey M Liebmann, MD, addressed the question: “What will tomorrow look like when it comes to the practice of ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery?”.
Waiting for the COVID wave in RussiaFriday, April 17, 2020
Boris Malyugin MD, PhD is Professor and Deputy Director of Research and Development and Education, at the S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery State Institution, designated by the Russian Health Ministry as a third-line clinic should it be needed to handle patient overflow.
Corneal eye banks: A difficult situationFriday, April 17, 2020
Prof Iva Dekaris MD, PhD, President of the European Eye Bank Association, outlines the difficult situation facing eye banks as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Solutions needed after COVID-19 in IndiaWednesday, April 15, 2020
COVID-19 has brought about a new phase in our lives where we have been made to harshly realise that every life is intertwined and that we are only as strong as our weakest link, says Dr Soosan Jacob.
Web-based test used to triage ophthalmology patientsFriday, April 10, 2020
Robert P L Wisse MD, PhD, and colleagues at the University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands, have implemented a web-based visual acuity test into their remote care delivery to help evaluate patient status and identify individuals in urgent need of direct care.