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Treating vitreous opacities with YAG vitreolysis

Study found that YAG laser vitreolysis was less invasive than pars plana vitrectomy for patients with vitreous opacities.

Non-linear aspheric corneal ablation can be used to treat presbyopia

Presbyopia can be treated in emmetropic, myopic and hyperopic patients with refractive errors between +5.75 and -9.00 D using corneal non-linear aspheric ablation profiles to increase the depth of field in both eyes, in combination with micro-monovision. Patient satisfaction with this approach is high.

It takes a village to beat visual system diseases in children

Community support is the most important factor in ascertaining effective treatments for paediatric eye diseases.

Risks and management of diabetic retinopathy in paediatric patients

January 13, 2021

Diabetes mellitus, which is a common chronic disease in children, can lead to significant eye morbidities with long-lasting effects, including diabetic retinopathy. Treatment should be tailored to the individual patient.

YAG-shots in IOLs: Safe or dangerous?

December 07, 2020

Poorly focused YAG shots lead irrevocably to a permanent defect in the IOL material and thus to possible effects on the quality of vision with straylight or glare. In a recent study, the differing amounts of damage that Nd:YAG causes in a range of hydrophilic and hydrophobic acrylic lens materials was assessed.