SMILE versus custom LASIKFriday, November 27, 2020
Can SMILE® compete with topography-guided custom LASIK for most refractive surgery patients?
COVID-19 breakthroughs welcomedTuesday, November 17, 2020
The President of the ESCRS, Professor Rudy MMA Nuijts, has welcomed the announcements of two possible COVID-19 vaccine breakthroughs within the last week.
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine validationTuesday, November 17, 2020
On Monday November 16, Moderna Inc. said that its experimental vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing disease and met the statistical criteria pre-specified in the study protocol for efficacy
Corneal endothelial diseaseMonday, November 16, 2020
Endothelial cells treated with magnetic nanoparticles have been injected into humans to successfully treat corneal oedema
Engaging conversationsTuesday, November 10, 2020
Social media is becoming increasingly important for surgeons who need to reach out to their patients in the new era of social distancing and restricted movement.
Milder retinopathyTuesday, November 10, 2020
Less severe hereditary retinopathies can result from subtle genotypic variants
Virtual retina meetingThursday, November 5, 2020
How artificial intelligence is transforming diagnostics in ophthalmology is one of the topics being discussed at the 21st annual Retina 2020 conference
3D ophthalmic surgeryMonday, November 2, 2020
Using a 3D-capable digital ophthalmic microscope (Artevo 800, Carl Zeiss Meditec) offers a number of advantages for ocular surgery including improved visualization, flexibility, comfort and workflow benefits
Candidate pool for refractive surgeryMonday, November 2, 2020
Small-Incision Lenticule Extraction with accelerated corneal cross-linking (SMILE® Xtra) is a viable option for refractive correction in eyes at moderate risk for ectasia after corneal refractive surgery
IC-8 study in post-LASIK casesMonday, November 2, 2020
Unilateral implantation of the IC-8 (Acufocus) small-aperture IOL seems to be a safe and effective option for providing spectacle independence in cataract patients who have undergone previous laser vision correction