Newsletter 23/2018
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Issue #0618
 
 
Top Articles
 
 
Model Surgery
 
Stuart Stoll shares his story on making model eyes for surgical training, from the silly putty phase at his kitchen table to the widespread range available – and in use – today.
 
 
 
 
On What You See and What You Become: #Motivation
 
Imane Tarib tells a story of motivation, and asks why more women aren’t in ophthalmology leadership positions.
 
 
 
 
Time to Say CU KC?
 
Introducing IVMED-80, a copper-based topical treatment for keratoconus that is showing promising pre-clinical results. Could patients soon be saying ‘C U’ to keratoconus…?
 
 
 
 
 
Our In My View section 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
 
 
 
 
 
Special Promotions
 
 
Improve your surgical success with our high standard iOCT!
 
HAAG STREIT SURGICAL presents the next generation of the world’s first intraoperative OCT system. Discover all innovative features at the WOC at our booth #1009.
 
 
 
Talking About Zepto
 
The Zepto precision pulse capsulotomy system is enormously versatile; it's excellent for complicated cataract cases and small pupils, and is compatible with any IOL, whether premium or monofocal. Fitting seamlessly into the normal surgical sequence, creating a perfectly round centered capsulotomy with Zepto is simple: apply suction; cut; release suction – that’s it! David Chang overviews Zepto, and discusses the advantages that the technology brings to surgeons and patients.
 
 
 
Navigating Glaucoma with Combined Technology
 
Perimetry might be the gold standard glaucoma assessment, but better and faster diagnostic and disease-monitoring methods are needed. Enter the COMPASS Fundus Autoperimeter (FAP), a single device with combined technologies that collects both functional and anatomical information. Francesco Oddone shares his experiences with COMPASS and the clinical benefits it brings.
 
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Exhibitor Highlights
 
 
Meet Navilas®, the only Navigated Retina Laser, at WOC Booth 3009
 
Expert talks will present evidence on the effectiveness of treating focal leakage in CSCR with the tissue-friendly mode of the all-digital Navilas® retina laser. Benefits of navigated microsecond pulsed laser: Precise pre-planning on external diagnostic images, Reproducible application with target-assisted laser delivery, Digital documentation to assess treatment progress.
 
 
 
 
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?