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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Accelerated corneal cross-linking may prevent astigmatism after cataract surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 25, 2013
WARSAW, Poland — Accelerated corneal cross-linking may be employed in cataract surgery to manipulate clear corneal incisions and prevent…
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New aspheric aberration profile shows safety, efficacy in treatment of hyperopic astigmatism

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 25, 2013
WARSAW, Poland — Aspheric femtosecond LASIK offers a reliable method for correction of hyperopic astigmatism, according to one surgeon. The…
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Improvements in multifocal IOLs increasing opportunity for spectacle independence

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 25, 2013
WARSAW, Poland — Steady advances in multifocal IOL technology could make monofocality obsolete in the near future, according to a speaker…
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Dual-optic accommodating IOL may offer premium technology without halo, glare

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 25, 2013
WARSAW, Poland — A dual-optic accommodating IOL may be the best option for many patients who ask to be treated with premium procedures and…
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Intracorneal silicone injection may offer pain relief in eyes with bullous keratopathy

February 21, 2013
WARSAW, Poland — Intracorneal injection of a transparent, biocompatible hydrophobic material is a fast, minimally invasive and promising new…
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Optimized beam profile increases efficacy of corneal cross-linking

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 25, 2013
WARSAW, Poland — The safety profile of corneal cross-linking has been confirmed through more than 15 years of follow-up, and continuous…
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Surgeon discourages combining DMEK with phaco

February 21, 2013
WARSAW — Phakic eyes fare better than pseudophakic eyes after Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty, and given the low incidence…
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Dual-optic accommodating IOL may offer premium technology without halo, glare

February 21, 2013
WARSAW, Poland — A dual-optic accommodating IOL may be the best option for many patients who ask to be treated with premium procedures and…
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New aberration-optimized algorithm leads to good results in hyperopic patients

February 20, 2013
WARSAW, Poland — A new aberration-optimized SupraCor algorithm leads to good results in hyperopic patients, according to one surgeon. A…
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Study: Low-price strategy in refractive surgery has no benefits, large profit losses

February 20, 2013
WARSAW, Poland — A low-price strategy in refractive surgery leads to no benefits and large profit losses for health care providers, according…