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Anterior Segment: FEATURED Articles

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Anterior Segment: INSIGHTS

The touchOPHTHALMOLOGY website provides a selection of resources to inform clinicians and patients about the latest developments in the field. The following are quick, non peer-reviewed, opinion-based updates addressing current trends and opinion on the most recent advances in the area of ophthalmology:

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Controversies in the Vascular Mechanisms of Glaucomatous Optic Nerve Disease  Syed Shoeb Ahmad, Ophthalmology Department, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
ISOPT 2018 HOT TOPIC SESSION REVIEW: DRY EYE DISEASE
Current Understanding in the use of Biomarkers in the Management of Dry Eye Disease Presenters: James V Aquavella, US; Penny A Asbell, US; Rolando Toyos, USA; David Goldblum, US; Joseph Tauber, US; Pedram Hamrah, US; Linda Rose, US

Anterior Segment: FEATURED VIDEOS

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Dr Jorge Alió (Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology, University of Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Alicante, Spain) highlights the recent developments in refractive surgery and diagnostic equipment, including the SMILE and LASIK techniques. He also discusses the challenges involved in treating patients, particularly those with presbyopia, and managing patient expectations. Finally, he reviews the future developments in refractive surgery and his highlights from the WOC meeting. Questions: 1. What have been the most significant recent developments in the area of refractive surgery? (0:23) 2. What challenges do you face when treating patients? (1:48) 3. What developments are you most excited about in the area of refractive surgery over the next few years? (4:01) 4. What have you found most interesting at this year’s WOC meeting? (6:09) Filmed at the 2018 World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICOPH), June 2018, Barcelona, Spain.
In this interview with Dr Roberto Bellucci, (Ophthalmologist, Private Practice, Saló, Italy) we gain an insight into the latest advances in cataract diagnosis and surgery. Dr Bellucci reviews the use of OCT for the diagnosis of cataracts, and the merits semi-automated cataract surgery. He also discusses the challenges faced when treating patients with cataracts. Questions: 1. Have there been any notable developments in cataract diagnostics in recent years? (0:25) 2. What have been the recent major advances in cataract surgery? (1:24) 3. Are there any unmet needs when treating patients with cataracts? (2:37) 4. Which presentations have you fond most interesting at this year’s WOC meeting? (3:30) Filmed at the 2018 World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICOPH), June 2018, Barcelona, Spain.

Anterior Segment: Latest Videos

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We met up with Editorial Board member Bennie Jeng, who updated us on the exciting recent developments in dry eye disease and several new therapies are in development in the US. Dr Jeng talked about his experience with scleral contact lenses, which have proved particularly useful for very severe...
José L Güell (Instituto Microcirugía Ocular of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain) discusses the continuous development into IOLs, including EDOF and trifocal lenses, and lenses used to adjust different errors of refraction and special cases. The main limitation in the current treatment is the final...
Dr Soham Basak talks with us about his recent study into corneal re-graft surgeries in patients, mostly with infectious keratoconus, and how the findings of this study in India compares with the rest of the world. Future work could look into preventing the need for corneal re-graft surgery by...
Ahmed El-Massry talks with us about the advantages of extended depth of focus (EDOF) and trifocal IOLs, and how they are making progress to meet the expectations of patients. There are numerous factors that determine the most suitable lens including age, clarity of the lens and presence of...
Dr Jorge Alió (Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology, University of Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Alicante, Spain) highlights the recent developments in refractive surgery and diagnostic equipment, including the SMILE and LASIK techniques. He also discusses the challenges involved in treating...
In this interview with Dr David Chang (Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, US) he discusses intraocular lens (IOL) complications, including toric IOLs and misalignment. In recent years, there has been a dramatic improvement in digital alignment platforms...

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