January 8th 2024
The device is intended for use for LASIK vision correction surgery for myopia and myopic astigmatism.
January 4th 2024
According to the company, Phase 3 startup activities are underway, and the clinical trial is expected to start in the first quarter of 2024.
November 16th 2023
Procedure can reduce scleral biomechanical stiffness and rejuvenate dynamic range of focus.
November 1st 2023
Light-adjustable lens in patients with previous RK: Improved visual and refractive outcomes after cataract surgery.
September 18th 2023
Clear communication, transparent priceing, options are key to positive experience
Standardizing terminology for clarity in refractive surgery
Language can drive understanding, trust, and better outcomes for patients
ELITA Femtosecond Laser: Fast and accurate for creating flaps in LASIK procedure
New laser is designed to deliver low-energy treatment with ultrashort pulse duration.
LaZrPlastique: The non–cutting edge over LASIK
Procedure offers sharp contrast to cutting procedures without risk, pain, or drama.
Challenges are linked with refractive surgery for myopia and astigmatism
ICLs offer a strong surgical correction option for some patients.
EnVision Summit 2023: Baseline dry eye status may dictate choice between LASIK and PRK
In a presentation at the EnVision Summit 2023 in Puerto Rico, Sumayya Ahmad, MD, pointed out that for patients with lower Schirmer’s scores and corneal staining, PRK may be a good choice. If the dry eye can be treated preoperatively and the eye has no staining, surgeons can consider LASIK.
Augmented reality offers enhanced visualization and improved ergonomics
Physicians can use navigational tools to attain a much more immersive perspective.
Retrospective study shows toric IOL rotation rate to be low at 2.1%
Edward Hu, MD, PhD, looked at 812 toric IOLs utilized of various platforms, concluding a low total toric rotation rate at 2.1%.
Study: IOL calculation remains challenging in PKP eyes
The study assesses and compares the accuracy of IOL formulas using keratometry (K) and total keratometry (TK) values obtained by a swept-source OCT biometer (IOL Master 700) in eyes with previous PKP prior to cataract surgery.
Studies on LENSAR show evidence that FLACS delivers better outcomes
Dr. Sri Ganesh, MBBS, MS, DNB, chairman and managing director of Nethradhama Hospital Pvt. Ltd, discusses his studies on LENSAR and shares his findings.
CSF-1 Phase 2B clinical trials for presbyopia met primary and secondary endpoints
In a presentation at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery’s 2022 annual meeting, Marjan Farid, MD, ABO, and Preeya K. Gupta, MD, offered details of clinical trials for CSF-1 ophthalmic solution, a presbyopia eye drop candidate. Results showed that nearly half of the participants treated with CSF-1 achieved a 3-line or more increase in the distance-corrected near visual acuity an hour after drop instillation on day 15.
BVI shares new Beyeonics One technology during ASCRS 2022
Shervin Korangy, CEO of BVI, shares about the company's new technology, Beyeonics One, on display during ASCRS 2022.
Alcon introduces VR surgical training technology
This advancement reinforces Alcon’s commitment to surgeon training and education, as part of the Alcon Experience Academy. The new device will be introduced at the upcoming ASCRS meeting and surgeons will be able to experience the new technology firsthand.
Blog: Refractive Surgery and the Risk of Retinal Detachment
Mark Packer, MD, shares his perspective on the relationship between ICL implantation or LASIK and retinal detachment.
Study targets utility of epithelial thickness mapping
Investigators examine usefulness in refractive surgery evaluations.
Presbyopia-correcting IOL improves vision for patients
Early experience with next-generation lens engenders positive perception.
Examining 10-year postop data on epi-off CXL for keratoconus, ectasia
Steven Greenstein, MD, reports on the 10-year postop data from an epi-off corneal collagen cross-linking treatment in keratoconus and ectasia patients.
Laser vision correction procedures soar in wake of COVID-19
According to the Refractive Surgery Council, patients continue to have a high level of interest in laser vision correction procedures.
Outcomes of LASIK utilising new topography-integrated aberrometer
Colman R. Kraff, MD, shares highlights of a study evaluating the safety and efficacy of the use of the iDesign 2.0 Refractive Studio for the treatment of patients with hyperopia and myopia.
IOL dilemma: Replacement or rescue
Investigators find little difference between the options.
Looking at technological advancements in cataract surgery
In recognition of Cataract Awareness Month.
Benefits of topography-guided treatments for irregular corneas
Procedure can improve best-corrected visual acuity, enhancing quality of life for patients.
Refractive surgeons report boost in patient interest during the COVID-19 era
Patients are serious about procedure and ready to move forward.
Study examines pairing phacoemulsification, implantation of microbypass stents
Investigators find treatment is an option for treating open-angle glaucoma.
AI enhances customized myopic LASIK with ray tracing optimization
Novel technique provides another option for normal and irregular corneas.
Now available: First issue of the 2021 Video Journal of Cataract, Refractive, & Glaucoma Surgery
George Waring IV, MD serves as guest host for ‘History and Evolution of Contemporary Refractive Surgery’
SMILE offers low enhancement rate after nomogram adjustment
Refractive surgery for treating myopia is linked to low rates of regression, enhancement.
Light-adjustable IOL offers positive refractive results in patients
New option may prove to be a solution for cataract cases with unusual corneas.
Tips to chart a course for safe, effective refractive surgery
Physicians should consider basing decisions on findings from comprehensive consultation and examination.
Early clinical experience with next-generation lens
One surgeon shares the early results of his experience using the new TECNIS Eyhance and TECNIS Eyhance Toric II IOLs in performing the first post-FDA-approved cases in the U.S.
Iris-fixated IOLs are a boon for treating high myopia
Phakic lenses are proving to be excellent additions to refractive practices.
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