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April 2017 Issue of The Ophthalmologist

Welcome to the April issue of The Ophthalmologist. Upfront’s topics include the next generation of retinal prostheses, and the response to the news than an unapproved stem cell therapy blinded three people. Our Feature this month is our hotly anticipated 2017 Power List – we asked you to name your top 50 rising stars in the field, and here, we present the results. In Practice features Arun Gulani describing his approach to achieving good vision in eyes which have experienced hyperopic shift following radial keratotomy. Finally, we Sit Down With Farhad Hafezi, Professor at University of Geneva and Chief Medical Officer of The ELZA Institute in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Articles featured in this issue

Business & Profession Other

From Peer to Peer

| Mark Hillen

The Power List is gloriously subjective, because it's ophthalmologists who do the voting.

Subspecialties Retina

Retinal Prostheses: The Next Generation

| Mark Hillen

Two approaches that could result in a better retinal implant.

Business & Profession Business and Innovation

Business in Brief

| Roisin McGuigan

Allergan and Editas join forces, Carl Zeiss win a patent infringement case, and more…

Subspecialties Retina

A Serious Breach of Trust

| Ruth Steer

How did people react to the news that an unapproved stem cell therapy blinded three patients?

Subspecialties Glaucoma

When Multiple Punctures Don’t Deflate

| Mark Hillen

Repeated bevacizumab injections increase the risk of glaucoma surgery.

Subspecialties Retina

Image of the Month

The first subretinal injection of AAV XLRPGR gene therapy into a patient with retinitis pigmentosa.

Business & Profession Professional Development

Welcome to The Power List 2017: Rising Stars

The "Rising Stars" in ophthalmology, as voted for by you, our readers.

Subspecialties Cornea / Ocular Surface

A New Carpet Over Broken Tiles

| Arun Gulani and Aaishwariya Gulani

Don’t be disheartened by radial keratotomy cuts – achieving excellent vision in these eyes is possible.

Business & Profession Refractive

How to Never Be Bored

| Roisin McGuigan

Farhad Hafezi, Professor, The University of Geneva; Chief Medical Officer, The ELZA Institute, Zurich.

Subspecialties Cornea / Ocular Surface

COS He’s a Jolly Good Fellow

Guillermo Rocha, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, COS, Cornea, Refractive Surgery, Lions Eye Bank, Organ Donation

Subspecialties Refractive

Life in Full Color

| Sponsored by Physiol

What does assessment of chromatic aberration in patients bilaterally implanted with one hydrophilic and one hydrophobic IOL tell us about vision quality?

Business & Profession Other

70 Years of Alcon

For 70 years, Alcon has successfully discoverednew ways to enhance sight and improve people’s lives.

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