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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Companies gradually converting to hydrophobic lenses, expert says

February 19, 2018
BELGRADE, Serbia — Due to the relatively high rates of posterior capsule opacification reported with hydrophilic acrylic IOLs, companies are…
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VIDEO: Symposium focuses on stress management during surgery

February 19, 2018
BELGRADE, Serbia — The last symposium of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons winter meeting dealt with stress management
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VIDEO: ESCRS president gives perspective on extended depth of focus IOLs

February 18, 2018
BELGRADE, Serbia – Extended depth of focus IOLs are gaining wide acceptance. At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
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Study quantifies stress of surgeons with different levels of experience

February 16, 2018
BELGRADE, Serbia — Quantification of surgical stress showed how experience affects emotional control and physiological parameters such as heart…
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Corneal lenticules from ReLEx SMILE can be used to treat corneal ulcers

February 16, 2018
BELGRADE, Serbia — Corneal lenticules, which are a waste product of ReLEx small incision lenticule extraction, could be used as an alternative…
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Specialist gives pearls on how to deal with traumatic cataract

February 15, 2018
BELGRADE, Serbia — Cataract surgery has a low complication rate and is the most common, highly standardized procedure in the world, but there…
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Study shows advantages of femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery

February 15, 2018
BELGRADE, Serbia — Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery with the Femto LDV Z8 laser from Ziemer offers the advantages of repeatable and…
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Early results with hyperopic SMILE show promise

February 14, 2018
BELGRADE, Serbia — Early results with hyperopic ReLEx small incision lenticule extraction, presented at the European Society of Cataract and…
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DMEK does not alter corneal biomechanics

February 14, 2018
BELGRADE, Serbia — Unlike Descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty, Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty does not…
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Low-energy femtosecond laser-assisted IOL fragmentation shows feasibility

February 13, 2018
BELGRADE, Serbia — Femtosecond laser-assisted IOL fragmentation using low energy parameters showed feasibility in a study presented at the