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.
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.