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October 2018 Issue of The Ophthalmologist

Welcome to the October issue of The Ophthalmologist! You’ll find the latest research in Upfront –everything from the a curious case of blindness to building a bionic eye. This October’s In My View section features leading experts speaking on current hot topics in ophthalmology: Rajendra Apte makes the case for biomarkers in glaucoma management and Stephen Odaibo discusses the truth of the future of AI. This month’s cover feature sees many leading experts look to the changing future and provide their key insights on adjustable lens technologies. In Practice sees Erin Shriver make a global call to action to fellow ophthalmologists to recognize – and help – patients affected by IPV. In NextGen, Bala Ambati and Sneha Konda review the current literature for PACK-CXL. Finally, we Sit Down With Carol Shields, Chief of the Ocular Oncology Service at Wills Eye Hospital and Professor of Ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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Articles featured in this issue

Business & Profession

Minor Modification, Major Impact

| Ruth Steer

Change – it’s what drives the world forwards. But do we always recognize when it’s needed?

Subspecialties

Printed Vision

| Phoebe Harkin

US researchers are the first to fully 3D-print a ‘bionic eye’

Subspecialties

Then There Was Light

| Phoebe Harkin

Jody Culham, Professor of Psychology at Western University, Ontario, Canada, describes a curious case of blindness

Subspecialties

Retinal Imaging in Your Hand

Introducing HAOSLO – a breakthrough pocket-sized device able to image individual photoreceptors in infants

Subspecialties

Mapping Mechanisms

| Ruth Steer

Using high-throughput screening to uncover novel genes for retinal regulation

Subspecialties

Image of the Month

| Kelly Aileen Oldstein

This ultra-widefield image of a choroid was submitted by Kelly Aileen Oldstein, an Ophthalmic Photographer at Chester County Eye Care, PA, USA.

Subspecialties

Unlock the Surrogates

| Rajendra S. Apte

Current methods of diagnosing and monitoring glaucoma sometimes fail physicians and patients alike – could molecular biomarkers open the door to better outcomes?

Business & Profession

AI: The Future Is Now

| Stephen Odaibo

How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing ophthalmology – for patients and physicians

Business & Profession

The Changeable Future

| Ruth Steer

Leaders in the field share their insights on adjustable lens technologies – and look ahead to a changing times for cataract and refractive surgery

Business & Profession

Focused on the Future

| George O. Waring IV

Looking ahead to the adjustable lens technologies of tomorrow

Business & Profession

Perspectives from the Bench

| Liliana Werner

We discuss the potential of adjustable lens technology with Liliana Werner, one of the world leaders in IOL research.

Business & Profession

A Perfect Solution?

| Ralph Chu

Why I think femtosecond laser adjustment of IOLs is the future of cataract and refractive surgery

Business & Profession

Adjusting to the Future

| Ruth Steer

Leading lights in the field of cataract and refractive surgery consider the impact of adjustable technologies

Business & Profession

Building Blocks

| Harvey Uy

How modular technologies hold the promise of perfect vision for patients

Business & Profession

The Light Adjustable Lens

| Roy Freeman and Vance Thompson

Roy Freeman of RxSight guides us through the technology

Business & Profession

Twin Benefits

| Gary Wörtz

Keeping the future of ophthalmology open to adjustment and new technologies

Business & Profession

A Global Call to Action

| Erin Shriver

As ophthalmologists, we have a duty of care to our patients – and sometimes that means asking difficult questions.

Subspecialties

Time to PACK?

| Sneha Konda and Bala Ambati

Assessing the use of corneal crosslinking for the treatment for bacterial keratitis

Subspecialties

A Job for Life

| Carol Shields

Sitting Down With… Carol Shields, Chief of the Ocular Oncology Service at Wills Eye Hospital and Professor of Ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, USA

Subspecialties

An Eye for Perfection

How the new BIOM® HD Disposable Lens and HD Disposable LenZ from OCULUS provide vitreoretinal surgeons the perfect view – in every case

Subspecialties

Innovations in Wide-Angle Retinal Imaging

Introducing the Phoenix ICON

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