WFG LASIK achieved better 25% contrast acuity gains in corrected/uncorrected distance VA
Doug Katsev, MD, discusses the findings from a study concerning atopic dermatitis and cataract development for the Medical News Minute.
Though I am primarily a cataract and refractive surgeon, I treat a lot of patients with glaucoma.
New systems for delivering antibiotic and anti-inflammatory drugs hold promise for cataract surgery, said Francis S. Mah, MD. Patients will benefit from not having to administer eye drops, explained Dr.
Findings from a pilot study show that a novel accommodative intraocular lens (AIOL, Lumina, Akkolens) provides a true accommodative response that is maintained for at least 2 years and preserved following Nd:YAG laser capsulotomy.
Professor Gerd U. Auffarth and collegues have found that ophthalmic viscoelastic devices that combine both dispersive and cohesive properties, so that they can be used in sequence and at the appropriate phases of cataract surgery, can result in decreased complications, low adverse events, improved visibility and good space management.
The second-generation Malyugin ring is a versatile pupil expansion ring with high efficacy in femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery. Professor Boris Malyugin notes its advantages, having used it on a variety of classically difficult eyes and in complicated surgical cases.
Diabetes doubles the risk of cataract in the general population, with an even greater increased risk among people aged under 70, according to researchers.
As another year comes to an end, five members of Ophthalmology Times Europe’s Editorial Advisory Board reflect and share their perspectives on the exciting opportunities that lie ahead for ophthalmologists in 2018, whilst also considering the potential challenges.