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-Cataract Surgery Journal Articles, Videos And Insights

-Cataract Surgery: FEATURED Articles


-Cataract Surgery: Latest Articles

-Cataract Surgery: 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:

Hawaiian Eye 2019 – Novel Methods of Intraocular Steroid Delivery Following Cataract Surgery Katrina Mountfort, Senior Medical Writer, Touch Medical Media, UK

-Cataract Surgery: FEATURED VIDEOS

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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.
In the last few years, we have seen many developments in intraocular lenses (IOLs). Dr Florian Kretz, Consultant at the Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Heidelberg, discusses how toric IOLs can benefit patients with astigmatism. He also reviews the future of cataract surgery, including the use of femtosecond laser and how the union between diagnostic tools and surgical procedures has enhanced surgical outcome. Questions: 1. What have been the most significant recent developments in the area of IOLs? (0:26) 2. What challenges do you face when treating patients with cataracts? (1:05) 3. What does the future look like for cataract surgery? (1:45) Filmed at the 2018 World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICOPH), June 2018, Barcelona, Spain.

-Cataract Surgery: Latest Videos

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touchOPHTHALMOLOGY spoke to Loïc Bazin about his current work and interests in retinal surgery, as well as the EndoOptiks® Microendoscopy system, Vitreq instruments and reusable instruments versus the Malosa range of single-use instruments. Interview in French, with English...
In this interview at ESCRS 2018, Dr Harvey S Uy discusses the variety of options that can be provided with new intraocular lenses such as extended depth of field lenses. He tells us about his current work in multicomponent lenses and how these can be adapted to meet the needs of individual...
Professor David F Chang met up with us at this year's AAO meeting to discuss the recent increase in scrutiny in the US into operating room protocols and practices, and the response to form a task force from three societies - the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), the...
We caught up with Dr Noel Alpins at ESCRS 2018 to discuss astigmatism surgery. In this first video he discusses the advantages and disadvantages of wearing spectacles or glasses, and how these disadvantages can be overcome with astigmatism laser surgery. He also describes which patients would be...
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...
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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