Newsletter 36/2017
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Issue #0917
Top Articles
Regenerative Medicine: the Cornea
In this multi-article feature, we hear from four trailblazers on how they’re each approaching corneal repair and regeneration with cell therapies.
The Importance of Being Early
A Protocol I subanalysis suggests that treating DME eyes which have persistent edema earlier maximizes visual benefit. We summarize results here.
Do Not Be Left in the Dark with AMD
Michael Larsen discusses how assessing patients’ dark adaptation can help with earlier diagnosis of AMD – and help improve outcomes for patients.
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Special Promotions
Modern LASIK Forum
Presented by The Ophthalmologist

Join John Marshall and our expert panel live from The Royal Society, London.
Saturday 23rd September 2017, 6pm CEST.
When MIGS goes Awry
Dan Lindfield has a message to all ophthalmologists adopting MIGS: when it comes to treating complications (like blockages or iris chafing) and optimizing outcomes, don’t head straight into the operating theater for revisions surgery – consider using the YAG and Argon lasers you already have in your clinic to fix the problems.
Ab interno canaloplasty (ABiC) truly is the next generation of canaloplasty. With a mild touch and manifest efficacy, it’s a compelling option for IOP lowering in many patients. Mark Gallardo explains how ABiC with the iTrack catheter is a swift, 5-minute procedure that preserves the conjunctiva, with great outcomes and a fast recovery, that can be performed both during or independently of cataract surgery.
Modern Visual Electrophysiology Lectures at ESCRS
Join us during ESCRS at Booth #P1155 to learn how Diopsys® modern visual electrophysiology can benefit your patients and your clinical practice. Test results from our Diopsys® NOVA™ and ARGOS™ ERG and VEP Vision Testing Systems provide you with objective, functional information about the health of the vision system to aid in early detection, and treatment tracking for enhanced patient management.
Product Profiles
Watch out for the Original at EURETINA
OCULUS Surgical invites you to visit booth 123 during EURETINA in Barcelona. Stop by and learn more about the Original: the OCULUS SDI®/BIOM® non-contact wide angle observation system from Germany.
Exhibitor Highlights
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.
Visit IOPtima at XXXV ESCRS Congress in Lisbon
IOPtima is delighted to invite the attendees of the upcoming ESCRS Congress to visit us at booth #P269 and take part in a wet-lab using the IOPtiMate™ system for performing CLASS (CO2 Laser-Assisted Sclerectomy Surgery). During the congress CLASS will be featured in various program sessions.
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?