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June 2015 Issue of The Ophthalmologist

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Articles featured in this issue

Subspecialties Imaging & Diagnostics

It’s Never as Simple as it Seems

| Mark Hillen

A simple, clean and elegant gene editing technique might not be that simple, clean or elegant.

Subspecialties Cornea / Ocular Surface

“Painting” on Presbyopia Correction

| Mark Hillen

Could femtosecond laser-assisted keratopigmentation represent a new way of correcting presbyopia?

Subspecialties Neuro-ophthalmology

The Sharper Image

| Michael Schubert

Photovoltaic pixels could help create a wireless retinal prosthesis with a much better spatial resolution than current offerings

Business & Profession Other

Strabismus Screening – Now There’s an App for That

| Roisin McGuigan

A smartphone app could simplify strabismus screening and pave the way for telemedicine

Subspecialties Retina

Target Practice

| Michael Schubert

A light box and a 35 mm slide could be all you need for therapeutic laser target practice

Subspecialties Retina

A DRAMatic Result

| Roisin McGuigan

A protein involved in autophagy, DRAM2, appears to be essential for photoreceptor survival

Subspecialties Imaging & Diagnostics

Images of Ophthalmology

| Mark Hillen, Roisin McGuigan, Michael Schubert

Popular culture has always viewed eyes as things of beauty. But there’s more to the eye than the color of your irides.

Subspecialties Retina

Images of the Posterior Segment

| Mark Hillen, Roisin McGuigan, Michael Schubert

See More. Treat More Effectively

Business & Profession Cornea / Ocular Surface

Incredible Images

| Mark Hillen, Roisin McGuigan, Michael Schubert

Tumbling Es and Philanthropy

Subspecialties Cataract

Venturing Into Venturi

Maximizing the advantages of femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery

Business & Profession Professional Development

Lights, Camera, Education!

Hundreds of ophthalmologists log on each week to watch a live stream of Wills Eye Hospital’s Chiefs’ Rounds. What’s the attraction?

Business & Profession Professional Development

People and Physics

Sitting Down With…Paul Sieving, Director, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

Subspecialties Cornea / Ocular Surface

Introducing Ikervis

| Sponsored by Santen

The first and only EU-approved ciclosporin eyedrop has arrived – what does this mean for patients with severe keratitis in dry eye disease?

Subspecialties Cornea / Ocular Surface

Why Preservative Free Should Be the Standard of Care in Glaucoma

| Sponsored by Santen

Why persist with preservatives? Those present in topical glaucoma therapies don’t improve the active compound’s efficacy – and cause ocular surface disease in many patients

Subspecialties Refractive

5 Things We Learned This Month:

Five Things We Learned This Month

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