European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the Congress of European Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ESCRS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Surgeon experience yields good result implanting iStent inject before cataract surgery

September 23, 2019
PARIS — Five years of follow-up in a large series of patients implanted with the iStent inject, mostly combined with cataract surgery, showed…
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VIDEO: Surgeon presents intelligent, ultrafast femtosecond laser for cataract surgery

September 22, 2019
PARIS — Pavel Stodulka, MD, PhD, performed the first in-human surgery with a new femtosecond laser for cataract surgery manufactured by the
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VIDEO: Treating dry eye preoperatively significantly improves accuracy of cataract surgery

September 21, 2019
PARIS — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, speaks about the importance of treating
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Stress, burnout widespread and underacknowledged among surgeons

September 20, 2019
PARIS — Nearly 70% of surgeons suffer from chronic stress, yet stress perception and management are underacknowledged in the surgical…
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Creativity and innovation require thinking outside the box

September 20, 2019
PARIS — In 1889, Charles Holland Duell, commissioner of patents, stated that the U.S. patent office would soon shrink in size and eventually…
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VIDEO: Supplementary IOL shows promising outcomes

September 20, 2019
PARIS — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, Alessandro Mularoni, MD, speaks about a new sulcus-fixated…
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SMILE Xtra yields stable outcomes in suboptimal cases

September 19, 2019
PARIS — Subgroup characteristics did not affect the clinical outcomes of SMILE Xtra, according to a study presented by Hyung-Jin Koo
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VIDEO: Study investigates method to enhance predictability of effective lens position

September 19, 2019
PARIS — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, David Touboul, MD, PhD, speaks about a study currently ongoing in
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Selective laser device yields precise capsulotomies

September 18, 2019
PARIS — In a series of 125 patients looking at the precision of capsulotomies created with the CAPSULaser compared with manual technique before…
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Ab interno trabeculotomy adds benefit in reducing IOP

September 18, 2019
PARIS — In patients with uncontrolled open-angle glaucoma, better reduction of IOP was achieved when ab interno trabeculotomy was added to the…