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RSM: Hot topics in cornea and ocular surface disease

This webinar is FREE for RSM members and ALL students and trainees. Join us on this webinar to explore international new concepts in cornea and ocular surface disease and how these can be widely applied to patients across eye departments. We will hear from expert internationally renowned speakers who have trained in the UK and developed their experience abroad. They will discuss topics in cornea and ocular surface disease that are evidence-based for specific diseases, but are also widely applicable to a variety of conditions. Key speakers include: Dr Jeremy Hoffman- Research Fellow, Tanzania, Professor Gerard Sutton- Ophthalmologist, Sydney Eye Centre, Professor Jod Mehta- Senior Consultant, Singapore National Eye Centre.

Heidelberg Engineering: ANTERION Virtual Workshop - Imaging, Cornea, Metrics and Cataract Apps

@18:30 - 19:30PM GMT Speakers: Tim Cole, Clinical Affairs Manager, Heidelberg Engineering Limited

Keratoconus cone variants

This retrospective study examined correlation between three keratoconic parameters to further understand anatomy of keratoconic cones. Kmax and pachymetry of the thinnest point were obtained from the Pentacam scans. Decentration was calculated as distance from the corneal vertex to the...

Can closing the eyelid during riboflavin induction phase of crosslinking increase corneal thickness?

Corneal crosslinking (CXL) with riboflavin and UVA irradiation is the standard treatment for preventing progression of keratoconus. Thinning of the cornea during the riboflavin loading phase was reported in previous studies which used riboflavin with dextran. A minimum stromal thickness...

Mini DMEK for acute hydrops

This is a retrospective analysis of three patients who underwent mini DMEK for massive corneal hydrops in acute keratoconus. DMEK graft was trephined or trimmed according to the size and the shape of the gap in the patient’s Descemet membrane...

γδ T cell depletion does not affect fungal keratitis

Fungal keratitis (FK) is a blinding condition prevalent in agricultural areas of countries such as India and China. The fungus enters the cornea and induces an inflammatory response which leads to tissue damage. Neutrophils are the earliest infiltrating immune cells...