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OCT screening before cataract surgery: Three must-know diseases

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 25, 2017
Uday Devgan, MD
With the advent of OCT, we can examine the retina, particularly the macula, in high resolution before cataract surgery. This is important because the…

IBM Watson, IDx collaborate on imaging applications

March 28, 2017
IBM Watson Health and IDx LLC announced a 5-year strategic alliance to advance eye health through cognitive computing applications to aid primary…


BLOG: Advancements in devices that promote diagnosis and management of retinal disorders

March 17, 2017
New advancements in devices and technology are constantly improving our ability to more accurately diagnose issues and prescribe appropriate…

In the Journals

OCT-based scanned capsule centration helps achieve 360° overlap

March 2, 2017
OCT-based scanned capsule centration for femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery provided better overlap between the IOL and lens capsule than…

Topcon's SL-D301 slit lamp now available

March 2, 2017
Topcon Medical Systems has released its new SL-D301 slit lamp, the company announced in a press release. With a Galilean-type observation system and…

FDA grants 510(k) clearance to Aladdin biometer, corneal topographer HW3.0

March 1, 2017
The FDA has granted 510(k) clearance to Topcon’s Aladdin biometer with corneal topographer HW3.0, the company announced. Aladdin’s new…


BLOG: Evidence-based medicine: Increasing value through early diagnostics

February 10, 2017
The seemingly constant stream of new products and devices being released for surgery, diagnostics and new therapies makes it an exciting time for…

In the Journals

Advances in optical coherence tomography expand clinical applications

December 21, 2016
Researchers from MIT along with Acacia Communications recently developed the first optical coherence tomography system that provides opportunities…


Are you more likely to order indocyanine green angiography in Asian or African American patients?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 25, 2016
point Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is more common than we used to think. Many of the cases of choroidal neovascularization (CNV) that we…

From OSN Europe

Intraoperative OCT improves precision of IOL power calculations

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, November 2016
Intraoperative OCT can help predict the position of the lens capsule and IOL after surgery, leading to more accurate IOL power calculations, as shown…

Ultrasound biometry provides more information than external measurements alone

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 25, 2016
Compared with external measurements alone, devices that use ultrasound biometry technology can provide ophthalmologists with excellent images of the…

Duke researchers develop hand-held device to take high-resolution images of children’s retinas

August 5, 2016
A new hand-held device capable of taking images of a child’s retina with cellular resolution has been developed by engineers and physicians at…

FDA clears Topcon 3-D OCT-1 Maestro system

August 1, 2016
The FDA has cleared the 3-D OCT-1 Maestro system in the U.S., Topcon Medical Systems announced in a press release. The Maestro system combines a…

From OSN Europe

Eyenuk receives CE mark for second-generation diabetic retinopathy screening software

July 6, 2016
Eyenuk has received a CE mark for EyeArt 2.0, the company’s second-generation automated diabetic retinopathy screening software, according to a…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Surgeon talks about quantification of OCT angiography

June 12, 2016
At Retina 2016, SriniVas Sadda, MD, discusses the benefits of quantitative OCT angiography along with limitations of this technology.

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Novel anterior segment OCT measurement helpful in diagnosing keratoconus

June 2, 2016
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, Justin Roman, MD, discusses a new method of measuring the variability of the epithelium using…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: EIDON confocal scanner provides true color retinal images through small pupil

May 22, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, Farrell C. “Toby” Tyson, MD, discusses the Eidon…

From OSN Europe

CE mark granted to Visunex for PanoCam imaging system

April 6, 2016
Visunex Medical Systems has received CE mark for the PanoCam LT wide-field imaging system, according to a press release. The PanoCam system is a…

Publication Exclusive: Intraoperative OCT benefits anterior segment surgeries

April 3, 2016
With FDA clearance of three intraoperative OCT systems over the past 2 years, the technology is rapidly moving from potential to practice. These…

Cover Story

Intraoperative OCT benefits anterior segment surgeries

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 25, 2016
With FDA clearance of three intraoperative OCT systems over the past 2 years, the technology is rapidly moving from potential to practice. These…