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Cornea

Winners of 2023 ARVO research fellowships announced

Three recipients will each receive up to $10,000 toward their research on a 1-year project that can go toward additional training in specialty equipment or research methodologies.

Identifying herpesvirus DNA in corneal grafts

Recent research suggests the need for routine HSV-1 and VZV PCR testing in all explanted corneas regardless of clinical suspicion to detect, treat, and prevent possible recurrence of herpes infection in corneal grafts and support graft survival.

Optimising the ocular surface to achieve good vision after surgery

Patients need to pay attention to their eye health over the long term.

2023: What ophthalmologists in Europe anticipate for the year ahead

December 12, 2022

Members of the Ophthalmology Times Europe® Editorial Advisory Board were asked to predict developments in their ophthalmic specialties and interests for 2023. A focus is our ageing population, while efficiency and productivity are also on their minds. The board members agree that one of the major challenges in the year to come will be the large number of patients awaiting diagnosis and treatment, which is only going to increase with the rising average life expectancy worldwide.

The pathophysiology and pathomorphology of corneal ectasia: Part 4

November 14, 2022

Corneal cross-linking (CXL) is improving all the time, although all protocols retain the basic requirements for oxygen, riboflavin and UV light. Recent developments mean that CXL at the slit lamp is feasible, which will improve access to the procedure.

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