Ocular Surgery News APAO Edition

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Table of Contents

Call for APAO International Fellowship Program applications

Laser intrastromal astigmatic keratotomy yields stable correction up to 6 months

Zeiss reports revenue increase in first 9 months of fiscal year

Back to Basics

Options exist for IOL insertion in presence of compromised capsular bag

Uday Devgan, MD

Complications Consult

Glued IOL scaffold can be used to manage Soemmering’s ring

Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Priya Narang, MS

Cover Story

Retina specialists explore anti-VEGF treatments for diabetic eye disease

In the Journals

Application of whole blood before staining improves outcomes of macular hole surgery

ILM peeling, gas tamponade correlated with dissociated optic nerve fiber layer

Risks identified for early corneal haze after myopic PRK

Meeting News Coverage

Surgeon: Advantages of bilateral sequential vitrectomy outweigh disadvantages in stage 4 or 5 ROP

TREX-AMD study shows relationship of risk factors to macular atrophy

Sustained low-dose steroid slows progression of diabetic retinopathy

Survey reveals global trends and differences among retina specialists

Topical squalamine under study for treatment of occult lesions

VIDEO: Specialist reviews results of DRCR.net Protocol S

VIDEO: Speaker discusses key findings from RISE and RIDE trials

West African Ebola survivors at higher risk for blindness, vision complications

Visual outcomes poor after therapeutic pars plana vitrectomy in patients with endophthalmitis

VIDEO: Cataract surgery safe in patients undergoing aflibercept therapy for DME

VIDEO: Bausch + Lomb introduces new retina team, instruments

VIDEO: Review finds no difference in anti-VEGF agents used for diabetic retinopathy

VIDEO: Novel molecule in development for treatment of wet AMD

Study: Ocriplasmin achieves better VMT release rates than in MIVI-TRUST, but concerns remain

Anti-VEGF injection frequency a key factor in visual outcomes

Novel bispecific monoclonal antibody explored for treating wet AMD

High genetic risk for AMD may predict benefit from antioxidants

ATLAS study: Treat-and-extend with aflibercept reduces AMD treatment burden

Device inadequacy seen as factor in failure of encapsulated cell therapy to meet goal

Single-session short-duration pattern-scanning laser PRP may be appropriate for advanced diabetic retinopathy

Sirolimus reduces central subfield thickness in eyes with persistent subretinal fluid

Steroid implant reduces macular thickness with small vision gain

ORBIT study: Efficacy of ocriplasmin in resolving VMA linked to baseline features

Ranibizumab improves diabetic retinopathy severity score

Surgical Maneuvers

High-frequency deep sclerotomy another option for surgical treatment of glaucoma

Miroslav Vukosavljević, MD; B. Pajić; T. John; M. Kontić; D.J. Vukosavljević