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.
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Intraoperative OCT a great asset in anterior segment surgery

October 16, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, Francis Price Jr., MD, talks about intraoperative OCT
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Expert speaks about combining CXL and refractive surgery procedures

October 16, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — At the EuCornea meeting, George D. Kymionis, MD, speaks about combining corneal cross-linking with refractive procedures to
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Altered tissue percentage may not be risk for ectasia after LASIK

October 16, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — The currently recommended percentage of tissue altered did not demonstrate to be an independent risk factor for post-LASIK…
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New phakic IOL offers solution for myopic presbyopes

October 16, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — A phakic posterior chamber IOL for presbyopia, now produced in Europe, shows favorable outcomes and offers a unique option…
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VIDEO: Once upon a time, there was just full thickness transplantation

October 15, 2017
LISBON, Portugal – At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, Sadeer B. Hannush, MD, talks about the many different
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New IOL design more tolerant to dislocation, pupil size

October 13, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — A new-concept multifocal IOL offers high tolerance for dislocation and pupil size, according to one speaker…
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FEMCAT study shows equal outcomes, success rates, complications for femto surgery and standard phaco

October 12, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — The FEMCAT study, a large, real-life, prospective, multicenter study comparing femtosecond laser cataract surgery and…
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Long-term outcomes of posterior optic capture show advantages in young children

October 12, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — Posterior optic capture, whenever possible, is an alternative technique that can avoid vitrectomy as well as visual axis…
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Good results seen in pilot study of stromal enhancement technique in patients with advanced keratoconus

October 11, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — Minimally invasive transplantation of a thin lamina of decellularized stroma, with or without the addition of autologous…
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Vector planning can reduce residual astigmatism in refractive surgery

October 11, 2017
LISBON, Portugal ― At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting here, George Stamatelatos, BScOptom, discusses how the…