Featured: Rudy Nuijts

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.

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Facts First – The importance of evidence-based medicine – Rudy Nuijts

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.

Wed 01 May 2019
Postsurgical CME: strategies for prophylaxis and treatment – Rudy Nuijts

Sebastian Wolf talks to Rudy Nuijts about the PREMED Study and postsurgical CME.

Fri 10 May 2019
Phakic IOLs: Facts First – Rudy Nuijts

Nic Reus talks to Rudy Nuijts about the latest research on phakic IOLs and the need for further data in assessing their efficacy.

Fri 22 Mar 2019
Prevention of herpes virus recurrence in corneal surgery patients – Marc Labetoulle

Rudy Nuijts talks to Marc Labetoulle about the prevention of herpes virus recurrence in corneal surgery patients and the importance of patient education.

Tue 04 Jun 2019
Astigmatism Management Forum – Surgical planning and postoperative outcomes – Thomas Kohnen (Belgrade 2018)

Rudy MMA Nuijts interviews Thomas Kohnen about the latest trends and developments in the treatment of astigmatism.

Fri 17 Aug 2018
Complications of phakic IOLs – Rudy Nuijts

Nienke Visser talks to Rudy Nuijts about complications that can arise with phakic IOLs, and how to avoid or deal with them.

Wed 05 Sep 2018
Update on Toric IOLs – Rudy Nuijts and Nino Hirnschall

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 […]

Wed 04 Apr 2018
ESCRS PREMED Study Results – Rudy Nuijts

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 […]

Mon 09 Oct 2017
The PREMED study – Rudy Nuijts

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.

Mon 26 Jun 2017
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