Prof Rudy MMA Nuijts PhD is President of the ESCRS, Professor of Ophthalmology, Vice-Chairman, and Director of the Cornea Clinic and the Center for Refractive Surgery at the University Eye Clinic Maastricht, Maastricht Medical University, The Netherlands.
He was lead investigator of the ESCRS PREvention of Macular EDema after cataract surgery (PREMED), the first international, multi-centre, randomised, controlled clinical trial specifically designed to answer questions relating to the prevention of CME after cataract surgery in diabetic and non-diabetic patients.
Nic Reus talks to Rudy Nuijts about the latest research on phakic IOLs and the need for further data in assessing their efficacy.
Rudy Nuijts talks to Marc Labetoulle about the prevention of herpes virus recurrence in corneal surgery patients and the importance of patient education.
David Spalton talks to Rudy Nuijts about evidence-based medicine in ophthalmology and how it can be implemented in clinical practice. This interview took place at the 36th Congress of the ESCRS where Professor Nuijts delivered the Ridley Medal lecture.The full lecture can be watched here.
Sebastian Wolf talks to Rudy Nuijts about the PREMED Study and postsurgical CME.
Rudy MMA Nuijts interviews Thomas Kohnen about the latest trends and developments in the treatment of astigmatism.
Nienke Visser talks to Rudy Nuijts about complications that can arise with phakic IOLs, and how to avoid or deal with them.
Toric IOLs have proven to be an excellent solution for higher levels of astigmatism. However, there are challenges in calculating the IOL power, challenges with the actual surgery. Dr Rudy Nuijts, of the University Eye Clinic Maastricht, the Netherlands, and Dr Nino Hirnschall, a researcher at the Vienna Institute for Research in Ocular Surgery, bring […]
VIEW THE PREMED STUDY PORTAL HERE A combination of a topical corticosteroid and a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) is more effective than either agent alone in reducing the risk of developing cystoid macular edema (CME) after cataract surgery in non-diabetic patients, according to the results of the ESCRS PREMED European study presented at the XXXV […]
Thomas Kohnen interviews Rudy Nuijts about the ESCRS PREvention of Macular EDema after cataract surgery study (PREMED). The results of the study of 1,135 patients, comprising 926 non-diabetic and 209 diabetic participants, will be presented at the XXXV Congress of the ESCRS, in Lisbon, Portugal.