Disruptive innovator ultimately rewarded after deviating from path of mainstream thinking

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 25, 2020
Innovation takes more than creativity — it takes courage: the courage to take risks and face antagonism. “If everyone says, ‘I…

Bioengineered corneal inlay overcomes biocompatibility problems of past technologies

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 25, 2020
A corneal reshaping inlay made of biosynthetic collagen to correct presbyopia is under study in Europe. “Corneal inlays for presbyopia have…

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BLOG: High-definition wavefront-guided PRK

March 17, 2020

Original ArticleSupplemental Data

One-Year Outcomes From a Prospective, Randomized, Eye-to-Eye Comparison of Wavefront-Guided and Wavefront-Optimized PRK in Myopia

Journal of Refractive Surgery, March 2020, Volume 36 Issue 3
To compare wavefront-guided (WFG) and wavefront-optimized (WFO) photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) in patients with myopia using objective and…

Original ArticleSupplemental Data

Accuracy of OCT Curvature and Aberrations of Bowman's Layer: A Prospective Comparison With Physical Removal of Epithelium

Journal of Refractive Surgery, March 2020, Volume 36 Issue 3
To compare optical coherence tomography (OCT) and Scheimpflug curvature and aberrations of the Bowman's layer before and after removal of the…

Original Article

Effect of Capsular Tension Ring Implantation on Postoperative Rotational Stability of a Toric Intraocular Lens

Journal of Refractive Surgery, March 2020, Volume 36 Issue 3
To analyze clinical outcomes of cataract surgery with implantation of a toric intraocular lens (IOL) and to evaluate the effect of capsular tension…

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SMILE Versus Implantable Collamer Lens Implantation for High Myopia: A Matched Comparative Study

Journal of Refractive Surgery, March 2020, Volume 36 Issue 3
To compare the safety, efficacy, and patient-reported quality of vision of small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) and implantable Collamer lens…

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Predictors of Patient Satisfaction After Refractive Lens Exchange With an Extended Depth of Focus IOL

Journal of Refractive Surgery, March 2020, Volume 36 Issue 3
To identify independent factors associated with postoperative satisfaction after refractive lens exchange with an extended depth of focus intraocular…

Therapeutic Refractive SurgerySupplemental Data

Impact of the Reference Point for Epithelial Thickness Measurements

Journal of Refractive Surgery, March 2020, Volume 36 Issue 3
To analyze the implications of different reference points on the read-out of epithelial thickness mapping. A simulation for changing the reference…

Original ArticleSupplemental Data

Detection of and Compensation for Static Cyclotorsion With an Image-Guided System in SMILE

Journal of Refractive Surgery, March 2020, Volume 36 Issue 3
To evaluate the effect of cyclotorsion compensation with an image-guided system (Callisto eye; Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Jena, Germany) on the visual…

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Incorporating Refraction Measurement Error Into Surgery Planning for Corneal Ablation Procedures, Comparing the Flattening and Correction Indices

Journal of Refractive Surgery, March 2020, Volume 36 Issue 3
To assess the impact of measurement error on cylinder treatment planning in corneal refractive surgery and to compare the reliability of two indices…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Expert speaks about new entry in EDOF space

March 10, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter Meeting, Pavel Stodulka, MD, PhD, speaks about a new…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Surgeon announces innovation in excimer laser surgery

March 8, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter Meeting, Mohamed Hosny, MD, PhD, speaks about advances…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Surgeon speaks about intrastromal lenticule rotation

March 7, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter Meeting, Pavel Stodulka, MD, PhD, speaks about…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Bilaterally implanted small-aperture IOL shows success with no photic phenomena

February 29, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter Meeting, Magda Rau, MD, presents the results of…

Meeting News

Large study shows efficacy of combining cross-linking with SMILE in corneas at risk for ectasia

February 27, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — ReLEx SMILE Xtra, which adds corneal cross-linking to the refractive procedure to strengthen the cornea, appears to be an…

In the JournalsPerspective

Bilateral IC-8 implantation viable strategy for presbyopic patients

February 26, 2020
Bilateral implantation of small-aperture IOLs can be a successful strategy for presbyopia correction, according to a study. To compare visual acuity…

Meeting News

New ablation profile may allow for deep PRK ablation without use of mitomycin C

February 26, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — A new ablation algorithm for transepithelial PRK effectively reduces haze formation and allows for the correction of even…

IOL technology enters new age

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 25, 2020
As bifocal IOLs become less popular in the United States and practically nonexistent overseas, trifocal and extended depth of focus lenses are…

CEDARS/ASPENS Debates

Expect challenges, demands from former refractive surgery patients with cataracts

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 25, 2020
Douglas A. Katsev, MD; Lisa M. Nijm, MD, JD
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to…