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Opportunities lie ahead at the 39th ‘hybrid’ ESCRS

The 39th Congress of the European Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS) will meet at RAI Congress Centre in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from 8–11 October 2021. The Congress will also be held virtually, making the chance to participate in some capacity a reality for all.

Ultra-widefield imaging improves visibility of retina and optic nerve in KPro patients

Scanning laser ophthalmoscopy offers improved view of posterior segment.

Cataract surgeons on operating theatre waste: Less is often more

Cataract surgeons and nurses would support having re-usable equipment and supplies to reduce operating theatre waste and carbon footprint.

LIGHTSITE II study: Photobiomodulation treatment improves vision in eyes with dry AMD

September 12, 2021

During a presentation at the EURETINA 2021 Virtual Congress, Prof. Ben Burton detailed how dry AMD patients treated with photobiomodulation therapy have seen improvements in best-corrected visual acuity 9 months after treatment.

Brolucizumab injection improves vision in eyes with neovascular AMD

September 11, 2021

In a presentation at the EURETINA 2021 Virtual Congress, Dr Cristina Cristian noted that an injection of brolucizumab treatment in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration led to a median improvement in visual acuity (VA) of 10.5 letters and the drug was well-tolerated.