Newsletter 45/2017
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Top Articles
 
 
Rob, Remembered
 
Robert L. Johnston reshaped ophthalmology as we know it. In this month’s cover feature, family, friends and colleagues pay homage to his life and work.
 
 
 
 
Keep On, Keeping On
 
Injection frequency is a significant drawback of anti-VEGF therapy. Peter K. Kaiser overviews the latest developments in long-acting retinal drug delivery formulations.
 
 
 
 
The Right Regimen
 
With no current consensus on how to best prevent cystoid macular edema (CME), could the PREMED study bring an answer? We summarize key results…
 
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
Visual fields and ocular surface - what is important for my glaucoma patients?
 
Understanding the relationship between ocular surface disease and topical antiglaucoma therapy, and the impact of visual field loss on patients’ daily lives is important. In this webinar, organised and funded by Santen, Professor Julián Garcia Feijoo will review ocular surface disease in patients under topical treatment for glaucoma, and Professor David Crabb will present: Visual field loss: the patient’s view.

12 December 2017, 18.00 CET

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Date of preparation October 2017
 
 
 
 
Special Promotions
 
 
Surpassing MIGS n Meds
 
MIGS is about avoiding Meds. SLT can help.

SLT and MIGS aren’t mutually exclusive – they’re complementary! In an environment where MIGS approaches are being taken to reduce the topical medication burden, it can be frustrating when pressure rises and more meds have to be added back in. But why not exploit the synergism of SLT and MIGS? SLT can be applied before and after MIGS and stave off the eyedrops – and filtration surgery – for longer.
 
 
 
 
Exhibitor Highlights
 
 
Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is!
 
Held at the Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island, Florida, between January 18-21 2018 (and with a bonus Subspecialty Day on January 17th), this meeting has an expert panel of some of the biggest names in cataract surgery – and over 30 wetlabs – that tells it to attendees… like it is!
 
 
 
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?