Dear Colleagues Across the world, we are dealing with an unprecedented crisis in an ever-changing environment which is fraught with uncertainty. After much careful evaluation, ESCRS has decided that, regrettably, it will not be possible to hold a live congress in Amsterdam in October. Instead, ESCRS will host a Virtual Meeting planned from Friday 2 […]
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ESCRS has decided that for the safety of its members, delegates, industry partners and staff, it will not be possible to hold the 38th Congress of the ESCRS as a live event in Amsterdam in October.
The society will now hold a major online meeting from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 October, 2020.
Young ophthalmologists appear to be among the specialists most at risk for clinical exposure to SARS-CoV-2, Royce Chen MD and colleagues surveyed residency programs throughout the five boroughs of New York City to investigate the effect of the pandemic.
TeraGroup, an Israeli company, is working with the Israeli Ministry of Defense Administration for the Development of Weapons and Technological Infrastructure (MAFAT) to develop a breathalyser test for COVID-19. In a recent television news segment, researchers involved in the project reported that they are making promising progress.
Universal precautions, reorganising office and workflows reduce COVID risk
The COVID-19 pandemic in India provided an unexpected but timely opportunity to ramp up tele-ophthalmology applications in order to ensure that paediatric patients received appropriate care during the lockdown,
Jordi Monés, M.D., Ph.D, Barcelona, Spain says that while telemedicine could play an enhanced role to play in the future, it has limitations and should not be seen as a panacea to relieving scheduling backlogs.
The second annual ESCRS Practice Management and Development Innovation Award will highlight innovations from ophthalmologists and their practice staff. Entries for 2020 must focus on a recent innovation that’s been introduced into the practice, including activities to help your practice and patients cope with the Covid-19 pandemic.
We have some cause for optimism in today’s newsletter as governments across Europe and America loosen restrictions on the movements of their citizens and our colleagues make plans to open their practices for elective surgery and routine patient visits
A library of symposia, interviews, video discussions, supplements, articles and presentations
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Jesper Hjortdal talks to Mor Dickman about the advantages and disadvantages of new cross-linking techniques and the importance of patient selection.
Sathish Srinivasan talks to Thomas Kohnen about achieving optimal cataract refractive outcomes with presbyopia and toric lens technologies and the importance of preoperative and postoperative patient counselling.
Sean Henahan talks to Soosan Jacob about dealing with subluxated lenses in cataract surgery.
Sean Henahan talks to Roberto Bellucci about what cataract surgeons need to know about glaucoma and the special needs of glaucoma patients.
Sean Henahan talks to Graham Barrett about new IOL Power Calculations and the benefits they can bring in improving outcomes for patients.
Oliver Findl talks to Nic Reus about the benefits and drawbacks of multifocal and extended depth of focus IOLs.
Aidan Hanratty talks to A John Kanellopoulos the management of corneal complications after refractive surgery, the importance of corneal biomechanics and the need for good communications with patients. This interview was recorded at the 23rd ESCRS Winter Meeting in Athens Greece.
Sean Henahan talks to JCRS Associate Editor Sathish Srinivasan and JCRS Editor Nick Mamalis about the importance of writing for scientific journals like the JCRS and the importance of following guidelines on how to get published in a journal.
Nic Reus talks to Rudy Nuijts about the latest research on phakic IOLs and the need for further data in assessing their efficacy.
Sathish Srinivasan talks to Filomena Ribeiro about achieving optimal cataract refractive outcomes with presbyopia and toric lens technologies.
In a new series, Sean Henahan speaks to José Güell about his life in ophthalmoloogy.
Nino Hirnschall talks to Graham Barrett about the challenges facing ophthalmologists using IOL power correction after refractive eye surgery.