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September 2017 Issue of The Ophthalmologist

Welcome to the September issue of The Ophthalmologist! Upfront’s topics include how art training can improve ophthalmologists’ observational skills, and how patients with AMD really feel about their disease. In My View sees Simon Skalicky make the case for effective glaucoma counselling, and Bobeck Modjtahedi discusses how ophthalmologists should look beyond the eyes when caring for their patients. In our multi-article Feature, we visit the topic of regenerative medicine for the cornea, and hear from some of the leaders in the field. NextGen sees Michael Larsen discuss how assessing dark adaptation could lead to earlier diagnosis of AMD, and in Profession, we take a tour of Orbis’ new Flying Eye Hospital. Finally, we Sit Down With Richard Lindstrom, Chairman and Founder of Minnesota Eye Consultants, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

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Articles featured in this issue

Business & Profession Other

The (Dark) Art of Public Relations!

| Mark Hillen

It takes work. But it's more than worth it, when done intelligently.

Subspecialties Retina

The Importance of Being Early

| Mark Hillen

Protocol I subanalysis suggests that earlier treatment of DME eyes with persistent edema maximizes visual benefit.

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

“May I Enjoy Life and Art”

| Ruth Steer

Research shows that art training can improve ophthalmologists’ observational skills.

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

Magic Metabolites

| Ruth Steer

Bioactive lipids show promise in protecting against the development of neovascular disease.

Subspecialties Retina

Know Thy Patient

| Ruth Steer

How do patients really feel about their disease – and how do they differ.

Business & Profession Professional Development

Business in Brief

| Mark Hillen

This month’s approvals, acquisitions, revenue reports, regulatory action and trial results.

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

Image of the Month

An image of corneal dystrophy.

Subspecialties Glaucoma

All Together Now

| Simon Skalicky

Glaucoma management works best as a team approach - with the patient at the helm.

Subspecialties Retina

Looking Beyond the Eyes

| Bobeck S. Modjtahedi

Lessons in taking a more active role in diabetes care.

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

Regenerative Medicine: The Cornea

| Mark Hillen

How three leading lights and one CEO are tackling corneal disease through pioneering research and development.

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

From Liposuction to New Stromal Collagen Production

| Jorge Alió and Jorge Alió del Barrio

The first clinical trial of autologous adipose-derived adult stem cells for the treatment of corneal ectatic disorders.

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

Resurrecting the Cornea

| Sheraz Daya

Can the cornea be "revived" with cadaveric allograft material?

Subspecialties Retina

Collaboration of Culture

| Monty Montoya and Shigeru Kinoshita

Monty Montoya and Shigeru Kinoshita on bringing endothelial cell therapy to patients.

Subspecialties Retina

Do Not Be Left in the Dark with AMD

| Michael Larsen

How measuring dark adaptation could help diagnose AMD earlier.

Subspecialties Cataract

Eyecare Sans Frontières

| Ruth Steer, Roisin McGuigan

How one organization and a flagship aircraft are changing the lives of millions across the globe.

Subspecialties Professional Development

Ophthalmology Chose Me

| Richard L. Lindstrom

Richard Lindstrom, Chairman and Founder of Minnesota Eye Consultants, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

Subspecialties Glaucoma

The UCP Lowdown

| Sponsored by Eye Tech Care

Five experts answered key questions on Ultrasound Cyclo Plasty (UCP) at a symposium held during the WGC-2017 annual meeting.

Subspecialties Cataract

CTF?! A Completely Different Approach!

| Sponsored by Ophtec

How new optics are giving patients good distance, intermediate and near vision – and smooth transitions in between.

Subspecialties Cataract

MINI WELL® A Better Vision

Highlights from the Milan 2017 SIFI User Meeting

Subspecialties Glaucoma

As Easy as ABiC

| Sponsored by Ellex

Meet the Masters of the new comprehensive MIGS

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