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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Intracameral prophylaxis against endophthalmitis gaining worldwide acceptance

February 25, 2015
ISTANBUL — Intracameral administration of cefuroxime as a prophylaxis for endophthalmitis after cataract surgery has become a widespread practice in…
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ESCRS Young Ophthalmologists session focuses on lessons learned from surgical mistakes

February 25, 2015
ISTANBUL — The interactive Young Ophthalmologists session held at the beginning of the winter meeting of the European Society of Cataract and…
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Ziemer LDV Z8 allows high-precision cataract surgery, shorter surgical times

February 24, 2015
ISTANBUL — A new high-frequency femtosecond laser system for cataract surgery allows high-precision, efficient surgery and a fast, smooth…
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Questionnaires for patient-reported outcomes now available in EUREQUO registry platform

February 24, 2015
ISTANBUL — Questionnaires for patient-reported outcomes of cataract and refractive surgery are now available at the EUREQUO homepage. …
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Tecnis Symfony IOL achieves good vision at all distances

February 23, 2015
ISTANBUL — First results of the Tecnis Symfony extended range of vision IOL from Abbott Medical Optics show a high degree of spectacle…
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Novel ocular biometer enhances precision of IOL power calculation

February 23, 2015
ISTANBUL — A novel ocular biometer that combines a Purkinje imaging method and an OCT device has the potential to produce highly accurate and…
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New aberrometer provides good outcomes in myopic LASIK

February 20, 2014
Ljubljana, SLOVENIA — The new iDesign aberrometer is an effective, safe and reliable tool for treatment planning, providing good refractive…
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Greek ophthalmology residents complain of undertraining, seek opportunities abroad

February 20, 2014
Ljubljana, SLOVENIA — Ophthalmology residents in Greece are not satisfied with the level of training they receive and are determined to seek…
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Expanded EUREQUO registry will include patient-reported outcome data

February 20, 2014
Ljubljana, SLOVENIA — The EUREQUO cataract and refractive surgery database will be expanded this year to include a patient-recorded outcome…
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Evolving femtosecond laser technology leads to increasingly better outcomes

February 19, 2014
Ljubljana, SLOVENIA — Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery with the Lensar laser system is a safe and fast procedure, and continuous…