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April 2016 Issue of The Ophthalmologist

Welcome to April’s issue. Upfront’s topics include lens regeneration thanks to a minimally invasive cataract surgery approach, to a smarter stem cell approach for Regrowing a cornea. This issue sees the 2016 Power List: the top 100 influencers from across ophthalmology – as voted for by you. In Profession, David Harmon and Tony Ingenito report results from Market Scope’s first European Ophthalmologist Survey, and we sit down with Amar Agarwal, Chairman of Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital – a surgical pioneer and on-stage entertainer with the OPL events.

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Articles featured in this issue

Business & Profession Professional Development

Everything We Do Is Driven By You

| Mark Hillen

What shaped the 2016 Power List? Let’s examine the trends

Subspecialties Cataract

Grow your Own

| Mark Hillen

In routine cataract surgery today, lens epithelial cells aren’t the enemy, technique might be. The answer: lens regeneration

Subspecialties Cornea / Ocular Surface

Grow Your Own Part II

| Mark Hillen

Smart stem cell culture methods appear to enable functional, cornea-like corneal epithelial cell sheets

Business & Profession Professional Development

Business in Brief

| Mark Hillen

Valeant’s CEO steps down, Bayer and Regeneron team up again, and the FDA issue marketing approval for Triggerfish

Subspecialties Retina

Photoreceptor Death, Thanks to a Low-Fat Diet

| Mark Hillen

Retinal angiomatous proliferation (RAP) is driven by oxygen deprivation, right? The road to retinal VEGF expression might be driven, in part, by energy deficiency

Subspecialties Other

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Business & Profession Professional Development

Welcome to The Power List 2016

Our second foray into the Top 100 most influential people in the world of ophthalmology, as voted for by you.

Business & Profession Professional Development

Benchmarking Your Practice

| David Harmon, Tony Ingenito

How does your practice compare with others around the EU?

Subspecialties Professional Development

A League of His Own

| Roisin McGuigan

Sitting Down With... Amar Agarwal, Chairman and Managing Director, Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital and Eye Research Centre, Chennai, India.

Subspecialties Cataract

CENTURION® Vision System: Insights and Experiences on Leveraging Innovative Phaco Technology

| Sponsored by Alcon

Highlights from the Amsterdam 2015 CENTURION® Vision System Council Meeting

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