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January 2015 Issue of The Ophthalmologist

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Articles featured in this issue

Subspecialties Business and Innovation

Just Hack it Together

| Mark Hillen

Commodity parts, powerful processors and clever algorithms are changing ophthalmology – cheaply.

Subspecialties Glaucoma

The Rhythm of the Night

Gene therapy could provide long-term relief from elevated nocturnal IOP

Subspecialties Retina

Retinal Prostheses Without the Wiring?

| Roisin McGuigan

Are flexible, battery- and wire-less, light-sensitive nanotube films the future of retinal implants?

Subspecialties Cornea / Ocular Surface

Accelerating PACK-CXL

| Mark Hillen

Increasing the intensity of illumination degrades the efficacy of regular CXL, but it doesn’t seem to with PACK-CXL. Why?

Business & Profession Other

Fire in the OR!

Ophthalmic surgery is surprisingly flammable.

Business & Profession Professional Development

This month in business

Remember Allergan’s eyeing-up of Salix

Business & Profession Professional Development

Cops and Mobbers

| Mark Hillen

Could your career be a victim of mobbing?

Business & Profession Professional Development

Carl Zeiss Meditec Invests in Oraya Therapeutics

| Mark Hillen

CZM invests an undisclosed amount in Oraya over a two-year period to facilitate Oraya’s growth strategy

Business & Profession Professional Development

A Fantastic Voyage – into Your Patients’ Eyes

| Carl Glittenberg

Inexpensive yet excellent virtual reality headsets are here – and are about to profoundly transform ophthalmology.

Subspecialties Glaucoma

The Fewer the Meds, the Better the Outcome?

| Steven Vold

Trimming down the number of concomitant topical glaucoma medications your patients need with MIGS devices could lead to happier patients with better-controlled IOP.

Subspecialties Cornea / Ocular Surface

Kerarings in the Clinic

My experience with Keraring intrastromal corneal ring segments in corneal ectasia

Subspecialties Retina

Benchmarking ROP

| Mark Hillen

What does analysis of the last five years of literature on retinopathy of prematurity tell us?

Business & Profession Professional Development

The CE Mark: A Medical Device’s Passport To A Multibillion Euro Market

Getting your medical device the CE certification it needs to break into the European market takes a lot of effort – but it’s worth it

Business & Profession Professional Development

Why Aren’t Women Winning?

| Marsha Link

More and more women are entering medicine – but after all their work to get there, why are they reluctant to take the reins?

Business & Profession Professional Development

Are Women Publishing More Now Than Ever?

| Mark Hillen

More women have been entering the profession for decades – but is that being reflected in the literature?

Subspecialties Professional Development

The Arnold Mühren of Refractive Surgery?*

| Bruce Allan

Sitting Down With… Bruce Allan, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Service Director of the Refractive Surgery Service at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK.

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