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VIDEO: Evolution of femtosecond laser cataract surgery

February 27, 2015

ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Zoltan Nagy, MD, talks about femtosecond laser cataract surgery, which he pioneered with the first worldwide performance in 2008. Since then the technique has rapidly evolved and is currently used also in complicated cataract cases and pediatric cataract, with excellent results. The future, according to Nagy, are coupled systems for lens and corneal surgery, glaucoma surgery and possibly retinal surgery.

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CMS completes first week of ICD-10 end-to-end testing

February 26, 2015
The CMS concluded its first successful end-to-end testing week of the new ICD-10 coding, the agency announced in a blog post. “Testing allows us to identify areas…
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Eylea receives approval for macular edema secondary to retinal vein occlusion in Europe

February 26, 2015
The European Commission has approved Eylea for the treatment of visual impairment due to macular edema following retinal vein occlusion, according to a press release…
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Turkish study investigates effects of heavy smoking on corneal biomechanics

February 26, 2015
ISTANBUL — A study comparing corneal biomechanics of heavy smokers and nonsmokers in Turkey found no significant difference, but there was a tendency for increased…
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New bi-toric trifocal lens performs well in study

February 26, 2015
ISTANBUL — Results of a multicenter, prospective study showed that the new bi-toric trifocal AT LISA 939MP from Carl Zeiss Meditec effectively corrects presbyopia and…
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Influence of Ocular Features and Incision Width on Surgically Induced Astigmatism After Cataract Surgery

Journal of Refractive Surgery, February 2015, Volume 31 Issue 2
To identify factors associated with surgically induced astigmatism (SIA) following phacoemulsification.Six hundred five…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain

Postoperative Ocular Inflammation and Pain: Achieving a Clear Consensus on Prevention and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

The pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery remain significant challenges for the ophthalmic surgeon and…
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VIDEO: Speaker discusses combining PRK and collagen cross-linking for keratoconus management

February 26, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, A. John Kanellopoulos, MD, talks about combination of PRK with corneal…
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