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New imaging technologies that allow visualisation of the lamina, sclera and choroid are providing new insights into the anatomical aspects of glaucomatous optic neuropathy, said Claude Burgoyne MD, Devers Eye Institute, Portland, Oregon, US.


Binocular testing with an adaptive optics-based vision simulator can accurately predict patients’ visual performance under binocular conditions with different monofocal and multifocal intraocular lens (IOL) designs, according to a study presented by Pablo Artal PhD at the XXXII Congress of the ESCRS in London.

The Oraya IRay® Radiotherapy system has received a CE Mark extension for the treatment of choroidal metastases. The new indication of use expands upon Oraya’s prior approval for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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A novel device shortlisted for the EURETINA Innovation Awards 2014 may provide a simple, easy-to-use solution to the problem of making intravitreal injections safer and more consistent.

The excimer laser has been the reliable workhorse of corneal refractive surgery practices for the past two decades, providing excellent visual outcomes and a high degree of safety for millions of satisfied patients worldwide.

Ocular surface reconstruction using expanded limbal stem cell culture combined with penetrating keratoplasty can restore good vision even in some cases with severe acid burns, said Merce Morral MD, PhD, Barcelona, Spain at the 19th ESCRS Winter Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey.
“Eyes with total limbal stem cell deficiency require several steps to restore good visual acuity,” Dr Morral added.

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