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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Biomimetic corneal substitutes show promise

October 8, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — Collagen-like peptide hydrogels show encouraging results in preliminary studies and are a promising alternative for human…
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Nerve growth factor eye drops soon available in Europe for neurotrophic keratitis

October 7, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — Following approval by the European Medicines Agency in June, nerve growth factor eye drops will be available soon on the…
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VIDEO: Zeiss introduces three new technologies at ESCRS

October 7, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — Zeiss introduced a “next generation” enhanced depth of focus IOL, ultra-widefield imaging and an integrated…
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VIDEO: Small aperture IOL produces desirable visual outcomes

October 7, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting here, H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD discusses the good…

Top five stories from ESCRS

September 26, 2016
Clinical research, new technologies and evolving treatments were among the most discussed topics at the 2016 European Society of Cataract and…
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VIDEO: Astigmatism management an issue in all types of ocular surgery

September 24, 2016
COPENHAGEN – Béatrice Cochener, MD, PhD, president elect of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, talks about…
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VIDEO: Continuous laser technology creates smooth-edged, well-centered capsulotomies

September 23, 2016
COPENHAGEN – At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, Richard Packard, MD, talks about femto and non-femto…
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Most foldable IOL explantations still caused by dislocation, decentration

September 22, 2016
COPENHAGEN — Dislocation and decentration remained the most common reason for IOL explantation among all lens designs studied, while glare and…
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VIDEO: Isolated Bowman's layer transplantation used to treat advanced keratoconus

September 22, 2016
COPENHAGEN – At the Netherlands Institute for Innovative Ocular Surgery DMEK meeting preceding the European Society of Cataract and Refractive…
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Kamra small aperture inlay used in broad spectrum of patients

September 21, 2016
COPENHAGEN — The Kamra inlay treats a broad spectrum of patients and is effective in both natural and post-laser vision correction presbyopes…