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Amelia Tope
Amelia Tope is the former Associate Editor of Ophthalmology Times Europe. She may be reached by Tel: +44 (0)1244 393 153 or E-mail: [email protected]
Contamination of ophthalmic solutions: should we be worried?
The use of ophthalmic solutions tends to increase with age; however, as use of these solutions, both therapeutic and diagnostic, rises, so too does a patient's risk of infections.
Multifocal IOL implantation in post-LASIK eyes
With the increasing number of multifocal and accommodative intraocular lens (IOL) implantations being carried out, cataract surgery is fast becoming another form of refractive surgery.
VISION 2020 in Bangladesh
Children who are blind and disabled are often hidden in the society because of stigma, prejudice and negative attitudes of the able-bodied members of the family and community
Glaucoma 2007
A look back at what has happened in the field of glaucoma in 2007 and what we can look forward to in 2008.
AMD: innovation in the fast lane
The field of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) research continues to experience exciting and fascinating times, with the recent launches of new therapeutics and several others on the horizon giving hope to more patients than ever before. Coupled with advances in imaging and diagnostic technology, retina specialists now face AMD with fresh optimism — treatments and technologies are available that will help them to delay or maybe even halt disease progression in their patients.
Corneal nerve regeneration: how can we accelerate the process?
Professor Gholam Peyman discovers a new use for dry eye therapy cyclosporine A.
Should we ditch our microkeratomes for lasers?
Dr Richard Duffey seeks to answer this question by comparing the results of femtosecond LASIK flaps with those of the mechanical microkeratome.
XXIV Congress of the ESCRS
From the 9-13 September, the Excel Exhibition and conference centre in London will open its doors to more than four thousand delegates for the 24th Congress of the European Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS). This year's congress is full to the brim of symposia, courses and skills training, in addition to having one of Europe's largest ophthalmic exhibitions. The congress is also playing host to this year's annual meeting of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (UKISCRS), who will be hosting a free papers session as well as three presentations on complicated cases and videos, training refractive surgeons for the future and femtosecond lasers.


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