An Introduction to Anterior Segment
There have been significant treatment updates for diseases and conditions that affect the components of the anterior segment. Examples include recent advances in cataract surgery, including the introduction of femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery and new intraocular lens (IOL) technology, and procedures such as Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) and Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK), which have significantly advanced corneal surgery.
Browse the content below, to see leading experts discuss the latest data in video interviews and short articles from our conference hub. You can also view the selection of peer-reviewed articles from our journals. If you’re looking to learn more about the impact of these developments on patient outcomes, our educational activities are a great resource.
Anterior Segment Content
Paediatric Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis – The VEKTIS Study
European Ophthalmic Review. 2020;14(1):Online ahead of journal publication
Dominique Bremond-Gignac, MD, PhD, FEBO, is Professor of Ophthalmology and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology with a paediatric and ocular surface subspecialty at the University Hospital Necker–Enfants Malades and University of Paris in Paris, France. She graduated in pharmacology and statistics (MSc) and completed her PhD thesis in anatomy. Her activity is distributed across […]
I am delighted to welcome you to the Spring 2020 edition of US Ophthalmic Review. This edition features some wide-ranging and insightful articles from top names in ophthalmology from around the globe. We begin with an insightful Expert Interview with Deborah K VanderVeen, from Boston Children’s Hospital, about the rationale for the use of orthokeratology for the […]
Response to “Optical Lens Tinting—A Review of its Functional Mechanism, Efficacy, and Applications”
US Ophthalmic Review. 2020;13(1):16–7 DOI: https://doi.org/10.17925/USOR.2020.13.1.16
I was interested to read the review, “Optical Lens Tinting—A Review of its Functional Mechanism, Efficacy, and Applications” by Jared Raabe, Ashwini Kini, and Andrew Lee, which appeared in US Ophthalmic Review.1 I am the inventor of the FL–41 lens that features in the article. As the authors point out, the original design of the lens […]
Evaluation of Corneal Oedema – Tools we Have and Those Under Investigation
European Ophthalmic Review, 2019;13(2):76–80
Dry Eye – Can You Cry?
European Ophthalmic Review. 2019;13(2):81–6
Imaging in Cataract Surgery
European Ophthalmic Review. 2019;13(2):71–5
Sex, Gender and Hormones in Dry Eye Disease
European Ophthalmic Review, 2019;13(2):63–4
Image-guided Femtosecond Laser Capsular Marks for Toric Intraocular Lens Alignment—The Refractive Capsulorhexis
US Ophthalmic Review. 2019;12(2)60–4
Approximately 50% of the population aged ≥60 years exhibit >1.0 diopter (D) of corneal astigmatism,1 and 15–29% have >1.5 D.2 If their astigmatism is not corrected at the time of cataract surgery, these patients will require spectacle correction postoperatively. Toric intraocular lenses (IOLs) have been developed to help these patients achieve postoperative spectacle independence. In order to […]
Making the Perfect Winter Wonderland—A Case Report of Infectious Crystalline Keratopathy in the Setting of Chronic Nepafenac Use for Cystoid Macular Edema
US Ophthalmic Review. 2019;12(2):96–7
Infectious crystalline keratopathy (ICK) is an uncommon and indolent infection classically characterized by densely packed branching opacities in the absence of a robust inflammatory response. This infection is most often seen in the setting of prior corneal surgery, particularly penetrating keratoplasty.1 The risk for developing ICK in these cases is potentiated by chronic localized immunosuppression to […]
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