Cataract and glaucoma are the leading causes of blindness worldwide. The prevalence of both diseases is increasing with aging population. Techniques for cataract surgery have undergone significant refinements with excellent visual outcomes.
Researchers Find Evidence That Cataract Surgery May Lower Risk of Developing Dementia.
Dysphotopsia is one of the most under-recognized complications following otherwise unremarkable cataract surgery.
The glaucoma surgical landscape has significantly changed in recent years. The conventional treatment paradigm began with hypotensive drops, laser surgery and traditional filtering surgery such as tube shunts and trabeculectomies.
Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy (FECD) is the most common indication for corneal transplantation around the world, comprising 39% of all transplant operations.
Clinically significant cataract is associated with an increased risk of death from vascular causes, such as stroke and heart attack, suggests research published online in the British Journal of Ophthalmology.
The Crystalens is an FDA-approved intraocular lens for the visual correction of adults with cataracts (clouding of the eye's natural lens secondary to age) with or without presbyopia, or lenses that have aged or become more rigid.
While the Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study (OHTS) provided a guiding principle for patient care, it left ophthalmologists with a lot to think about.
The 39th Congress of the ESCRS is planned to take place live in Amsterdam in a face-to-face format with limited seats available, ensuring a safe event. The confirmed dates at the RAI Congress Centre in Amsterdam are: 8 – 11 October 2021.
Ophthalmologists are physicians specializing in the comprehensive medical and surgical care of the eyes and vision.