Surgeons use procedure to offer patients improved vision quickly with few side effects
Paris is the scheduled venue for the 37th meeting of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS).
Robert Maloney, MD, shares how a novel system can assist refractive surgeons
Innovations in procedure may overcome current technical difficulty
Novel agent with mucus-penetrating nanoparticle marries potency, safety, convenience
Demographic shifts, improving technology continue to bring patients in at younger age
Retina specialist Ron M. Kurtz, MD, details the way collaborative innovation can improve the lives of ophthalmic surgeons, and their patients.
Cataract remains the most common causes of blindness worldwide, followed by uncorrected refractive error, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cornea-related diseases, trachoma and diabetic retinopathy, researchers believe.
Ongoing case series is revealing small-incision lenticule extraction to be better than surface ablation (SA) for all myopic laser corrections. However, SA still is useful in patients with thin corneas and therapeutic indications, according to Prof. Suphi Taneri.
The Malyugin ring is a safe alternative to traditional pupil-expansion approaches in cataract surgery. Here, best practice for safe surgery and a case study are described