Laser technique for keratoconusMonday, April 6, 2020
Femtosecond-laser induced circular keratotomy (FSCKT) seems to be safe and effective in halting the progression of early-stage keratoconus
DMEK vs DSAEK studies continueFriday, April 3, 2020
Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) and ultrathin Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (UT-DSAEK) achieved broadly similar visual outcomes but with a higher complication rate for DMEK
ECCTR UpdateSunday, March 1, 2020
In October 2019, almost 60 people from 16 EU countries attended the final European Cornea and Cell Transplantation Registry (ECCTR) project conference in Brussels, Belgium.
Inspiring Medal LectureSunday, March 1, 2020
Carrying out high-quality clinical research is “a moral imperative” and its importance in advancing medicine, and thus improving outcomes for patients, cannot be overstated.
Editorial: A Beautiful Structure Jesper HjortdalSunday, March 1, 2020
The cornea is the window to the world. It’s a beautiful structure that is also the window to the patient’s eye.
Femto-LASIK alongside PKSunday, March 1, 2020
Femto-LASIK is a safe and effective means of reducing postoperative refractive error in patients who have previously undergone penetrating keratoplasty procedures, according to Luca Terracciano MD. “Despite a clear corneal graft, the presence of high refractive defects can often lead to an unsatisfactory visual outcome after keratoplasty procedures. Non-surgical options such as spectacles and contact […]
VKC and corneal topographySunday, March 1, 2020
Corneal topography should be performed in all cases of vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) due to the high risk of corneal complications with this condition
Limbal cell transplantsSunday, March 1, 2020
The success of limbal cell transplantation for treating non-healing corneal ulcers continues to improve due to advances in the stem cell supports for this procedure
Rigorous techniquesSunday, March 1, 2020
Performing cataract surgery in the presence of an opaque cornea can be successfully achieved with a combination of rigorous surgical techniques and by respecting certain guidelines
CATARACT SURGERY IN EYES WITH DISEASED CORNEASWednesday, February 26, 2020
The cornea is the window to the world. It’s a beautiful structure that is also the cataract surgeon’s window to the patient’s eye. It gives a crystal clear, unimpeded, magnified view of the internal structures while acting as the roof to a stable chamber, allowing uneventful surgery.