The vexed question of vitreoretinal complications of anterior segment surgery drew a large and appreciative audience to the joint ESCRS-EURETINA symposium chaired by Francesco Bandello, president of EURETINA and Roberto Bellucci, president of the ESCRS.
Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery has received a tremendous amount of attention over the past few years, but ophthalmologists seem to want more information and data comparisons with standard cataract surgery before considering a switch in their own practice.
A single intravitreal injection of an anti-VEGF agent in babies with retinopathy of prematurity
induces regression of pathological neovascularization and also promotes resumption of
physiological vascularization of the retina
Research drives progress in ophthalmology. There are countless examples where a standard technique or procedure is first accepted, then questioned, challenged, rejected only to be replaced by a new approach.
Dr Minoru Tomita: Corneal inlays offer an interesting new option for treating presbyopia. Dr Minoru Tomita has performed more than 15,000 implants with the Acufocus Kamra inlay. Dr Oliver FIndl met with Dr Tomita in Tokyo recently to discuss his experiences with the inlay.