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So, what did you see?” I asked the most junior resident, who thought he had a retinal detachment case in the emergency room.

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Image shows a surgeon's view through the eyepiece of a toric IOL being alligned with a markerless tracking system (Zeiss Meditec AG, Germany. Courtesy of Oliver Findl MD

 

 

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 A review of the Swedish National Cataract Register shows about four per cent of patients in 2012 and 5.5 per cent in 2013 received 2nd-eye cataract surgery without a discernible clinical indication.

The possibility that the incidence of herpes zoster-related disease may be increasing is focusing attention on the value of prevention using the herpes zoster vaccine (Zostavax), according to Marc Labetoulle MD.
Dr Labetoulle, professor of ophthalmology, Hôpital Bicêtre, University of Paris-Sud, Paris, France, provided an update on the epidemiology, prevention and treatment of herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) at the 5th EuCornea Congress in London.

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In the ongoing debate over which endothelial keratoplasty procedure corneal surgeons should perform, Massimo Busin MD is taking the middle ground.

Two vitreoretinal surgeons debated the role of surgery in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) during the Amsterdam Retina Debate at the 14th EURETINA Congress in London.

Compared with the rapid adoption of DSAEK (Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty), corneal surgeons are still struggling with the decision of whether or not to adopt DMEK (Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty). Speaking at the 5th EuCornea Congress in London, Sadeer B Hannush MD described how he finally decided to include DMEK in his practice.

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