Newsletter 40/2017
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Issue #1017
 
 
Top Articles
 
 
Its Electrifying
 
From Stanford to industry, D. Michael Ackermann tells his story on developing Oculeve – the nasal neurostimulator device for dry eye.
 
 
 
 
Detecting Dementia
 
As research shows that patients with frontotemporal degeneration have retinal thinning, could OCT become a biomarker for dementia?
 
 
 
 
The Chronic
 
Twenty-four month data from the IRISS Registry – what were the main outcomes? Click here to read a summary of the study’s findings…
 
 
 
 
 
Our newest section, In My View, features experts from around the world sharing their viewpoints on important subjects in ophthalmology. Do you have a strongly-held opinion or key idea you’d like to share? To submit an article and join the conversation, simply contact edit@theophthalmologist.com
 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Webinar
 
 
The Clinical Utility of OCT-Angiography with Optovue’s 3D Projection Artifact Removal Software
 
Join Prof. Eric Souied and Dr. Alexandra Miere for a webinar that explores how OCTA with 3D projection artifact removal (PAR) will facilitate the qualitative and quantitative assessment of retinal and choroidal pathologies. See how OCTA + 3DPAR will redefine the imaging AMD, diabetic retinopathy and more!
 
 
 
 
Product Profile
 
 
Biomechanics meets Tomography
 
Benefit from the combination of biomechanical data from the Corvis® ST and tomographic data from the Pentacam®. Provide surgical care to more patients safely! Learn how at the OCULUS Lunch Symposium (Sat, 7th October) during ESCRS in Lisbon or visit booth P210.
 
 
 
 
Special Promotions
 
 
The UCP Lowdown
 
What is Ultrasound Cyclo Plasty (UCP)? How does it work, and in whom is it effective? Five experts give the “UCP lowdown,” explaining the theory behind the procedure, describing how to perform it, and discussing results of the procedure in patients with glaucoma from across the world.
 
 
 
MINI WELL A Better Vision
 
The SIFI MINI WELL® is a true EDOF IOL which offers patients a good range of vision across all distances with few photic phenomena. Could this be the new lens for a new lifestyle – and a new generation of patients? Thirteen leading cataract patients share their experiences and opinions.
 
 
 
CTF?! A Completely Different Approach!
 
CTF – or continuous transitional focus – optics allow a smooth transition between distance and near, as well as providing good functional vision. Ramón Ruiz Mesa and Fred Wassenburg share more about the Precizon Presbyopic IOL and CTF optics, including how it offers the best visual outcomes and which patients can benefit.
 
 
 
The ABC of ABiC
 
Ab interno canaloplasty (ABiC) has grown into a procedure that is fast, effective, safe and easily combined with other interventions – and that’s why there is so much interest in the technique among cataract surgeons and other ophthalmologists. Five masters of this new comprehensive MIGS share their experiences…
 
 
 
 
Exhibitor Highlight
 
 
CXL Experts Meeting
 
The International CXL Experts Meeting, established in 2008 as the CXL Congress, is the largest conference dedicated entirely to cross-linking technology. The meeting offers Wetlabs and Workshops for both new and experienced users on Day 1, a comprehensive CXL course on Day 2, and latest research results on Day 3.
 
 
 
 
Events
 
 
Upcoming Events
 
Be it a large congress at a huge venue or an expert meeting that fits around a table, these events are a fantastic way to network and educate yourself on the latest developments in the eyecare industry – so why not take a look at our list of upcoming events?