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Safe cataract extraction with underlying hypotonous cilio-choroidal detachment following trabeculectomy surgery

The authors of this study (including the reviewer of this article) describe a surgical technique for phacoemulsification in the presence of shallow choroidal detachment owing to hypotony following trabeculectomy. In their case series, four eyes of four patients with advanced...

Intraocular lens technology to deliver enhanced optical performance after cataract refractive surgery

Modern cataract surgery aims to provide patients with the best possible visual outcome with the least dependence on spectacles and minimal or no complications and to treat both cataract and refractive errors with a single procedure. Phacoemulsification is the standard...

IOL power calculation formulas for myopic eyes undergoing cataract surgery after excimer laser

The authors set out to compare the accuracy of four no-history formulas: Barrett True-K, Haigis-L, Shammas-PL, and Triple-S to calculate the intraocular lens (IOL) power in eyes with previous myopic photorefractive keratectomy or laser in situ keratomileusis, according to their...

iStent inject®, at the time of cataract surgery show improved QOL (QUALITY OF LIFE) vs cataract alone

In an analysis of Patient Reported Outcome (PRO) data (VFQ-25 and OSDI questionnaires) from the Randomized Control Pivotal Trial (RCT) of iStent inject ®, subjects undergoing iStent inject ® plus cataract surgery reported greater vision-related quality of life improvement than cataract surgery alone.

Cornea, 2-Volume Set: Fundamentals, Diagnosis, Management and Surgery of the Cornea and Conjunctiva (4th Edition)

Originally published in 1997 as a comprehensive set of three volumes on cornea and external eye disease, this two volume edition, published at the end of 2016, offers “a complete multimedia resource, in print, online, eBook and video format”. There...

A paediatric case of central retinal artery occlusion following antibiotics and decompression surgery for orbital cellulitis

Orbital cellulitis is an ophthalmic emergency that warrants urgent management in the hospital setting [1]. This occurs more frequently in the paediatric population where it is often secondary to sinus infections. Delay in treatment could result in severe complications including...

Oertli Instrumente AG launches the ViPerTM illuminated scleral indentor - a world novelty innovation for retinal surgery.

The ViPerTM illuminated scleral indentor is an illuminated indentor unique in the world in its design and application purpose.

Collaboration between The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and Bausch + Lomb ensures access to latest cutting-edge equipment for phaco surgery

Bausch + Lomb, a leading innovator in eye health, and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth.) announce a multi-year collaboration to ensure that trainees and experienced surgeons have access to the latest, cutting-edge equipment as part of simulation training for cataract and retinal surgery.

Lenstec SBL-3 multifocal intraocular lens for cataract surgery approved by FDA for sale in the US

The Lenstec SBL-3 IOL is a next-generation asymmetric multifocal refractive IOL which provides patients with near, intermediate and distance vision.

Intelligent operating tables for professional eye surgery

The Genius operating table range from renowned manufacturer Brumaba are designed specifically for ophthalmic procedures.

Medial rectus spontaneous reattachment after surgery

The authors report necropsy findings following free tenotomy of the medial rectus (MR) muscle in six postnatal monkeys. Bilateral MR tenotomy was performed producing alternating exotropia of 30-70 degrees with no adduction beyond primary position. Over follow-up, all showed reduction...

“Robot performs cataract surgery on patient!”

Simerdip Kaur takes a look at the latest ophthalmology-related news stories and asks which are scientific reality and which are ‘fake news’. Headline: “Robot performs cataract surgery on patient!” Twenty-five years ago when Eye News launched, a news headline such...