Cataract & Refractive
The dexamethasone nanowafer: A novel ...

This review presents a therapeutic nanowafer as an alternative to eye drops for dry eye disease, designed to enhance ...

Anterior eye health recording: ...
First experience with a new ...
IOLs in cataract surgery – do the ...

Retina
Comparing anti-VEGFs for DME

In a 1-year comparison of intravitreous aflibercept, bevacizumab and ranibizumab therapy for centre-involved DME, ...

Lens opacity AREDS score predicts ...
NICE gives aflibercept provisional ...
Triamcinolone affects OCT ...

Glaucoma
Analyzing corneal asphericity, OCT ...

Corneal asphericity, OCT angiography, and balance control issues in glaucoma patients are analyzed in this industry ...

Low copay of generic PGA may improve ...
Lens extraction should be considered ...
AC is better than EDI for LC visibility

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Managing progressive keratoconus with the triple procedureFindings from a study undertaken at Dr Lovisolo’s practice indicate that in carefully-selected patients, a triple procedure, comprising Keraring implantation followed by accelerated CXL and topo-guided ablation can provide significant functional improvement in cases of progressive keratoconus.
Anterior eye health recording: current methods and best practiceDr Wolffsohn presents the results of a survey completed by eye care practitioners worldwide regarding their current practices on anterior eye health recording. Recommendations on best practice are also presented, based on these study findings.
IOLs in cataract surgery – do the risks outweigh the benefits in infants?This article presents recent epidemiological findings outlining the association between cataract surgery, potential visual acuity gains, glaucoma and the risk of undergoing additional general anaesthesia in under 2s. The authors of the original study concluded that use of IOLs in cataract surgery in young children should be critically reassessed, particularly in settings/communities where close, long-term follow-up is challenging.

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The dexamethasone nanowafer: A novel method of drug delivery for dry eye diseaseThis review presents a therapeutic nanowafer as an alternative to eye drops for dry eye disease, designed to enhance efficacy and improve patient compliance to treatment. In an experimental animal study, the novel dexamethasone nanowafer drug delivery system was comparable in efficacy to twice-daily dexamethasone eye drop treatment and has the potential to minimise risk of cataract formation and glaucoma.
First experience with a new high-frequency FLACS systemIn this article, Dr Pajic presents an observational case series illustrating his initial experiences with the new Z8 laser system for cataract surgery in terms of both performance and safety.
Bladeless, custom FLACS technology: What's in a name?A small review recently found 28 different names for the procedure, and the chances are there are even more currently in use.

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Episcleral tattooing can cause lumpy conjunctivaeA patient’s red, lumpy conjunctivae demonstrate the risk of episcleral tattooing, according to physicians at the Ophthalmology Department of Maidstone Hospital in Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom.
Nutritional supplements may fight diabetic retinopathyNutritional supplements can improve colour vision, contrast sensitivity and other measures of visual functioning in people with diabetes -- with or without retinopathy, researchers say.
Mental disorders on rise among visually impaired vetsBritish veterans with visual impairment suffer from high rates of mental disorder, according to researchers from King's College, London.
Holiday treatment gap bad for AMD patientsPatients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may suffer a decline in visual acuity if they stop treatment for long summer holidays, according to researchers from France, Canada and Switzerland.

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