ESCRS Winter Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ESCRS Winter, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Hyperopic SMILE shows promise at 1-year follow-up

February 25, 2019
ATHENS, Greece — Early results of ReLEx small incision lenticule extraction for hyperopia and hyperopic astigmatism seem to indicate that the…
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VIDEO: Intraoperative OCT leads to important discovery in cataract surgery

February 24, 2019
ATHENS, Greece — The use of intraoperative anterior segment OCT led Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, to the important discovery that in about half of…
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VIDEO: More behind the lens than just vitreous

February 23, 2019
ATHENS, Greece — Behind the lens there is more than just the vitreous, Marie-José Tassignon, MD, PhD, says in this video interview at the…
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VIDEO: Biometry gains precision with AI and intraoperative OCT

February 22, 2019
ATHENS, Greece — In all fields of medicine, artificial intelligence is greatly transforming the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, leading to…
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Long-term outcomes of CXL, partial topo-guided PRK show efficacy, stability, safety

February 22, 2019
ATHENS, Greece — Ten-year outcomes of keratoconus management with the Athens protocol, consisting of combined partial topography-guided PRK and…
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Kelman Lecture focuses on history, prevention of PCO

February 22, 2019
ATHENS, Greece — After a long history of partial successes and failed attempts, interesting new developments in IOL technology may be…
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VIDEO: While volume of myopic SMILE increases, hyperopic SMILE study underway

February 21, 2019
ATHENS, Greece — Myopic SMILE has become routine in the clinic of Pavel Stodulka, MD, PhD, and half of his refractive procedures are currently…
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Autologous platelet-rich plasma may treat extreme ocular hypotension

February 21, 2019
ATHENS, Greece — Autologous platelet-rich plasma showed efficacy in treating extreme ocular hypotension in a series of patients presented here…
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Intracorneal inlay shows good results, spectacle independence

February 20, 2019
ATHENS, Greece — Implantation of the Presbia Flexivue Microlens showed good results at 6 months in a group of patients and may be a good option…
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One-year results of individualized cross-linking in ultra-thin corneas show promise

February 20, 2019
ATHENS, Greece — Individualized corneal cross-linking, in which UV fluence is adapted to individual stromal thickness, may be an option for…