Newsletter 16/2017
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Issue #0417
 
 
Top Articles
 
 
New Carpet On Broken Tiles
 
Prior radial keratotomy patients are now presenting with vision problems, including hyperopic shift. But don’t be disheartened by the cuts – achieving excellent vision in these eyes is possible.
 
 
 
 
Next Gen Retinal Protheses
 
Retinal prostheses aim to fuse the latest technology with human biology to restore sight, but they currently have many drawbacks. Can things be improved? We look at two new approaches.
 
 
 
 
Tasting Vision With BrainPort
 
From vibrating plates on a chair to tongue electrostimulation, the story of BrainPort explores the ways neuroplasticity could offer an alternative to retinal implants for the profoundly blind.
 
 
 
 
 
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Special Promotions
 
 
Living Life in Full Color
 
Learning about color – and about chromatic aberration – is important when considering IOL materials. So what does the assessment of chromatic aberration in patients bilaterally implanted with one hydrophilic and one hydrophobic IOL tell us about vision quality? Susana Marcos has the answers.
 
 
 
 
Exhibitor Highlights
 
 
OIS@ASCRS: agenda is live
 
Some topics that will be covered include Ophthalmology Innovation Cycle & Financing Update, Device Financing 2017, Spotlight on Dry Eye, "Making Myopia Great Gain": New Opportunities in Low Myopia and Masters of the Industry. The agenda will also feature two Ophthalmology Innovation Showcases and the OIS Innovator Award presentation.: Some topics that will be covered include Ophthalmology Innovation Cycle & Financing Update, Device Financing 2017, Spotlight on Dry Eye, "Making Myopia Great Gain": New Opportunities in Low Myopia and Masters of the Industry. The agenda will also feature two Ophthalmology Innovation Showcases and the OIS Innovator Award presentation.
 
 
 
 
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?