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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New laser performs precise capsulotomies, costs less than femtosecond laser

March 4, 2016
ATHENS, Greece — A new compact laser has the ability to perform precise, perfectly round capsulotomies at a fraction of the cost of a…
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Fyodorov Lecture focuses on latest advances in keratoconus management

March 3, 2016
ATHENS, Greece — Modern approaches to keratoconus management were the topic of this year’s Fyodorov Lecture, awarded at the European…
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VIDEO: Cross-linking, topography-guided PRK improve visual outcomes

March 3, 2016
ATHENS, Greece — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons winter meeting, George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD, discusses positive…
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VIDEO: Add-on lenses represent innovative, promising concept for the future

March 2, 2016
ATHENS, Greece — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons winter meeting, Michael Amon, MD, talks about the advantages of add-on…
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High rate of severe, potentially blinding complications reported with cosmetic iris implants

March 2, 2016
ATHENS, Greece — Cosmetic iris implants are a non-approved, high-risk procedure that can lead to severe, potentially blinding complications in…
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ESCRS, HSIOIRS presidents welcome meeting attendees in Athens

March 1, 2016
ATHENS, Greece — In welcoming the audience of the 20th European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons winter meeting, ESCRS president…
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VIDEO: Surgeon presents positive study results of Mydrane ophthalmic solution

March 1, 2016
ATHENS, Greece — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons winter meeting, Béatrice Cochener, MD, PhD, presents results from a…
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Study shows different standards of care for cataract patients living in rural vs. urban areas of northern Germany

February 29, 2016
ATHENS, Greece — A study conducted in Schleswig Holstein, the northernmost federal state of Germany, showed lower standards of care for…
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Turkish study investigates effects of heavy smoking on corneal biomechanics

February 26, 2015
ISTANBUL — A study comparing corneal biomechanics of heavy smokers and nonsmokers in Turkey found no significant difference, but there was a tendency…
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New bi-toric trifocal lens performs well in study

February 26, 2015
ISTANBUL — Results of a multicenter, prospective study showed that the new bi-toric trifocal AT LISA 939MP from Carl Zeiss Meditec effectively…