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In the touchOPHTHALMOLOGY Fall issue of US Ophthalmic Review, Dr Alay Banker published an interesting review on "Emerging Treatments for Non-infectious Uveitis". In this interview at AAO 2018, he discusses the side...

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The ARIES trial compares an early versus a late start for a Treat-and-Extend (T...
Professor Jean-François Korobelnik joins us to discuss aflibercept and its effectiveness as a widely used and well-tolerated anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitor. He also briefly describes the APOLLON study, looking at the real-life treatment, monitoring and outcomes of...
touchOPTHALMOLOGY spoke to Christine Kay at AAO 2018 regarding her long-running course titled 'Retinal Frontiers: Updates in Gene Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy', as well as her most exciting advances and trials in gene and stem cell therapy and her key highlights from this year's meeting....
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...
In the touchOPHTHALMOLOGY Fall issue of US Ophthalmic Review, Dr Alay Banker published an interesting review on "Emerging Treatments for Non-infectious Uveitis". In this interview at AAO 2018, he discusses the side effects associated with steroidal treatments and how this impacts patient adherence...
The advent of new imaging modalities has greatly aided the understanding of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Dr Roberto Gallego-Pinazo claims that much of this progress can be attributed to structural optical coherence tomography (OCT). In this interview, filmed at AAO 2018, Dr...
In this interview, filmed at AAO 2018, Dr Deepinder Dhaliwal discusses the difference between Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) and descemetorhexis without endothelial keratoplasty (DWEK) for the treatment of Fuchs’ dystrophy. Dr Dhaliwal explains that in her recent study, corneal...
At this year’s AAO meeting, we met up with Dr Eduardo Alfonso and got his insight on the hot topics being discussed at the congress. Dr Alfonso highlights some of the key messages from the session he chaired, including the diagnosis and treatment of infectious keratitis, and how molecular...
Adenoviral conjunctivitis is a common condition that is aggressively contagious, and therefore, requires early diagnosis. Often the best course of action is to let the infection run its course; however, some possible treatments are currently being investigated. One of these is a combination of...