Refractive and visual outcomes from small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) rival those of femtosecond laser LASIK (fLASIK) for myopia up to -10.0D with less risk of complications, presenters told the XXXIII Congress of the ESCRS in Barcelona, Spain.
Designing intraocular lenses (IOLs) to take advantage of the precision afforded by femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) will likely encourage FLACS development and adoption
06 Jul 2016EPI-ON CXL ADVANCES
The problems of penetrating the epithelium in corneal crosslinking (CXL) may be solved
13 Jul 2016SUSTAINED RELEASE
Several external sustained-release ocular drug delivery devices, including punctal plugs, fornix rings, drug-eluting contact lenses and long-acting gels, are in development with some nearing approval, presenters told Glaucoma Day at the 2016 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress in New Orleans, USA.
06 Jul 2016INTRAOPERATIVE OCT
Intraoperative optical coherence tomography (OCT) and small-gauge, high-speed vitrectomy can enhance the success rate in a variety of retinal procedures
06 Jul 2016A NEW LIFE
Dr Leigh Spielberg explains why he decided to take up a position as a vitreoretinal and cataract surgeon at Ghent University Hospital, Belgium.
19 Jul 2016SUBLUXATED CATARACT
A subluxated cataract may be detected during routine preoperative evaluation or diagnosed intraoperatively.