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  • 09/02/2014 - 14:12 PREVENTING ZOSTER Cornea, 2014, Sept Ophthalmologists can help prevent herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) by strongly recommending the herpes zoster vaccine (Zostavax, Merck) to patients aged 50 and over
  • 09/02/2014 - 13:35 Ocular Infections Cornea, 2014, Sept An increasing number of ocular infections caused by gonorrhoea or syphilis are being diagnosed in Ireland, the 2014 Irish College of Ophthalmologists annual conference in Limerick heard.
  • 09/02/2014 - 13:22 Imaging KPRO Cornea, 2014, Sept The ophthalmology community needs to develop better imaging techniques for keratoprosthesis (KPro) patients
  • 07/17/2014 - 14:44 NANOTECH CORNEAS Cornea, 2014, July Carbon nanomaterials can be safely implanted into corneal tissue and might be able to provide some biomechanical support to weakened corneas, reports Alfredo Vega MD
  • 07/17/2014 - 14:38 ECTASIA Cornea, 2014, July A study examining the physiology of the human cornea during pregnancy and after delivery is nearing completion, Farhad Hafezi MD, PhD, told the 2013 ESCRS Congress in Amsterdam
  • 07/17/2014 - 14:31 Precut Tissue Cornea, 2014, July The use of pre-cut tissue for Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) provides a safe alternative to surgeon-cut grafts.
  • 05/01/2014 - 11:05 TRANSPLANTATION Cornea, 2014, May Endothelial keratoplasty using a pre-Descemetic graft is being looked to as the future in endothelial keratoplasty.
  • 05/01/2014 - 10:12 DMEK OR DMET? Cornea, 2014, May As surgeons around the world contemplate shifting from DSAEK, or Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty, to the more effective but technically challenging DMEK (Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty), a third, simpler, option may be emerging for treating Fuchs' dystrophy, Gerrit R J Melles MD, PhD told Cornea 2013 at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in New Orleans.
  • 05/01/2014 - 10:07 CORNEAL CROSS-LINKING Cornea, 2014, May Corneal collagen crosslinking (CXL) procedures have an unpredictable but generally beneficial effect on the refraction and visual acuity of patients with keratoconus, said Mohammed Iqbal Hafez Ahmed MD, lecturer of ophthalmology, Sohag University Hospital, Egypt.
  • 04/01/2014 - 12:00 DSAEK OUTCOMES Cornea, 2014, April Although posterior lamellar keratoplasty has emerged as the preferred transplantation technique for eyes with corneal endothelial disease, there remains a need for more information on long-term outcomes

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