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ESCRS president targets education as focus of term

September 16, 2014

LONDON — European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons President Roberto Bellucci, MD, welcomed colleagues from around the world, telling them that the focus of his term will be on education.

“I want to ensure that ESCRS is regarded as a leader in the provision of high-quality, expert-led education for ophthalmologists,” Bellucci said at opening ceremony of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Congress here.

Among other educational initiatives, ESCRS offers an online on-demand education library that includes all the presentations held at recent meetings.

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ESCRS president targets education as focus of term

September 16, 2014
LONDON — European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons President Roberto Bellucci, MD, welcomed colleagues from around the world, telling them…
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Calcification in hydrophilic acrylic IOLs seen after intracameral injections of gas

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figure Meeting News Coverage

Single IOL may be option in some small, highly hyperopic eyes

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