In a recent Eye Contact interview, Dr Richard Packard was asked if he saw robotics coming into the area of cataract surgery. He doesn’t see it happening any time soon.
Balkan and Serbian Ophthalmology was created and influenced by many important and interesting contributors. Here we profile Professor Dorde Nešić who was the founder of ophthalmology in Serbia.
The availability of anti-VEGF agents, such as intravitreal ranibizumab (Lucentis, Genentech), has revolutionised the management of various forms of ocular neovascularisation, including myopic CNV (mCNV)
Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is a complex disease and may require a customised approach that draws on different treatment strategies to ensure the best patient outcomes in the long term
Most SMILE complications are mild and diminish in frequency
with experience. Roibeard Ó hÉineacháin reports
Preparation of lenticule backside: Oval shape of opaque bubble layer for correction of high astigmatism. Courtesy of Suphi Taneri MD Small-incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) appears to be safe and effective for astigmatism correction, although cyclotorsion could be an issue, according to two early studies presented at the XXXV Congress of the ESCRS in Lisbon, Portugal. […]
Technological innovation is crucial to the continued improvement of vitreoretinal surgery. The RetinaTech Bio-Engineering Session during the 17th EURETINA Congress in Barcelona, Spain subtitled “Where Surgery Meets Technology”, featured a group of 12 highly experienced vitreoretinal surgeons
Nino Hirnschall talks to Gerd Auffarth about quantifying halos and how the latest generation of multifocal lenses such as trifocals and EDOF lenses have reportedly reduced the incidence of glare and halos associated with earlier multifocal IOLs.
Sean Henahan talks to Milind Pande about choosing the appropriate lens for the presbyopic patient.
George Kymionis talks to Roberto Bellucci about current approaches to the problem of post-Lasik ectasia.
Sean Henahan talks to Burkhard Dick about the steps that need to be taken to mitigate postoperative error in refractive IOL patients.
Dan Epstein talks to Cynthia Roberts about what’s new in corneal topography and also some of the misconceptions and misinterpretations when talking about topography. For more information on Corneal Topography visit iLearn for a course directed by Prof Roberts.
Rudy Nuijts talks to Mor Dickman about the development of scleral cross-linking and its safety and efficacy.
Paul Rosen talks to Mercè Morral about the challenges facing ophthalmologists in diagnosing and treating Ocular Surface Disease.
Simonetta Morselli reviews the impact of glaucoma on the cataract patient and the benefits of early intervention.
Aidan Hanratty talks to Paul Rosen about how ergonomics can help cataract surgery be more effective for both surgeon and patient.
Paul Rosen talks to Dan Reinstein about Dr Reinstein’s experiences with SMILE® and his advice for surgeons who want to carry out the procedure.
Bruce Allan talks to Dr José Güell about the best timing for DMEK in the treatment of Fuchs’ dystrophy.
Sean Henahan talks to Filomena Ribeiro about lens-based presbyopia correction options.