Advances in imaging technology assist in early detection of diabetic retinopathy

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 25, 2020
Karen Jeng-Miller, MD
Diabetic retinopathy is a leading cause of preventable blindness in working-aged adults. Risk factors for visually significant DR include duration of…

Consensus terminology proposed to define widefield, ultra-widefield imaging

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 25, 2019
An international panel of researchers with expertise in retinal imaging published newly defined consensus terminology for widefield and…

Breakthrough device designation issued for RightEye’s Parkinson’s assessment system

December 3, 2019
The FDA has granted breakthrough device designation to the RightEye Vision System, an oculomotor test to help diagnose Parkinson’s disease…

Meeting News

Swept-source OCT improves measurement accuracy

November 19, 2019
NEW YORK — Swept-source OCT provides several clinical advantages over other techniques to evaluate biometry, according to a speaker here. …

Ocular Surgery News boosts, relaunches Healio/OSN Editorial Board Section

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Healio.com/OSN is the online home of Ocular Surgery News. In addition to housing the online version of OSN, Healio/OSN creates daily news, meeting…

Polarimetric interferometry helps detect preclinical keratoconus changes

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 25, 2019
An innovative imaging device that uses polarimetric interferometry to assess the orientation of collagen fibers within the corneal stroma may help…

Automated OCT for after-hours care aids in patient management

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2019
Easy-to-use automated OCT systems can enhance patient care in high-volume after-hours clinics when traditional scans are typically not available…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Pre-exam wide-field photos add to office efficiency

June 28, 2019
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, Alan Kozarsky, MD, discusses the use of wide-field fundus imaging and the benefits…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Heidelberg Engineering working toward the future of ophthalmic diagnostics

June 15, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Yoshihiko Katayama, PhD, of Heidelberg Engineering, discusses the company’s Xtreme Research Award, which…

Ellex launches diagnostic ultrasound technology

May 8, 2019
Ellex Medical Lasers launched Eye Prime diagnostic ultrasound technology for evaluating pathology of the eye, according to a press release. Eye Prime…

Meeting News

Deep learning system may detect HbA1c levels from retinal photographs

May 2, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Using good-quality macular-centered fundus photographs and serum samples, a newly designed deep learning system…

Eyenuk launches AI diabetic retinopathy screening service

April 12, 2019
Eyenuk has launched its EyeScreen Human + AI Diagnostic Service for diabetic retinopathy, according to a press release. The artificial intelligence…

Blog

BLOG: Stand-alone laser vs. laser with slit lamp adaptable delivery system

April 4, 2019
Purchasing a stand-alone laser system or a laser system with a slit lamp adaptable delivery system is a choice that is specific to your practice…

Complications Consult

OCT used as a tool for pupilloplasty evaluation

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2019
Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD, FRCS, FICO
OCT is based on the principle of Michelson interferometry. It uses a near infrared wavelength source for visualization of ocular structures. There…

Meeting News

Intraoperative OCT with digitally assisted system advantageous over conventional system

March 25, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A subanalysis of the DISCOVER study showed intraoperative OCT integration with 3-D digital surgical visualization is…

Meeting News

New OCT-A device allows imaging of nonsedated infants

March 24, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The development of a no-contact, handheld OCT-A probe has allowed the first images to be captured of nonsedated…

Meeting News

At 1 year, aflibercept injections did not impact CNV conversion rates

March 23, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Patients with intermediate age-related macular degeneration treated with intravitreal aflibercept injections did not…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Remotely controlled slit lamp could benefit Greek population living on islands

March 1, 2019
ATHENS, Greece — Greece has more than 200 inhabited islands, poorly connected with the mainland, where prevalently older people live to an…

Swept-source OCT: A new frontier in study and management of choroidal disorders

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 25, 2019
Swept-source OCT with the Topcon DRI Triton system provides high-resolution imaging of the choroid, allowing visualization of previously unknown…

Artificial intelligence zeroes in on DR

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 25, 2018
IDx-DR, an autonomous artificial intelligence-based diagnostic system for the detection of diabetic retinopathy in primary care offices, outperformed…