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In the early days of my career as a private practitioner in the field if ophthalmology, armed with just a slit lamp and a trial frame, the challenge was only the appropriate care of the patient.
Professor Gerd U. Auffarth and collegues have found that ophthalmic viscoelastic devices that combine both dispersive and cohesive properties, so that they can be used in sequence and at the appropriate phases of cataract surgery, can result in decreased complications, low adverse events, improved visibility and good space management.
The second-generation Malyugin ring is a versatile pupil expansion ring with high efficacy in femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery. Professor Boris Malyugin notes its advantages, having used it on a variety of classically difficult eyes and in complicated surgical cases.
Multifocal IOLs (mIOLs) can provide excellent uncorrected visual acuity at all distances. However, photic phenomena such as glare and halos are inherent to the design of these lenses and make preoperative patient councelling, careful case selection, and individualised weighing of benefits and side-effects important.
Created for surgeons, by surgeons – a new method of approaching gel stent implantation provides better outcomes for patients.
Diabetes doubles the risk of cataract in the general population, with an even greater increased risk among people aged under 70, according to researchers.
Hyper-reflective subretinal infiltrates visible on spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) could help diagnose primary vitreoretinal lymphoma (PVRL), researchers believe.
Compared with SLT, PSLT appears to offer some advantages, such as a shorter duration of treatment and more comfort for patients.