Refractive and Cataract Highlights from AAO 2016 in Chicago
Refractive Surgery Outlook | October 2016
ISRS members took in the latest refractive and cataract news and technologies at Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day, the ISRS Annual Meeting, and AAO 2016 in Chicago. To help you review, here is a roundup of top news, videos and photos.
Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day Highlights
New Model for Predicting Ectasia Risk
Steven C. Schallhorn, MD, chief medical officer at Zeiss and chief medical director of Optical Express, presented predictive modeling data that bring into focus the true risk of developing post-LASIK ectasia.
Refractive Surgeons: You’re Getting a Second Chance—Don’t Blow It
Stephen G. Slade, MD, has some advice for refractive surgeons dealing with a decline in LASIK patient volume.
New Findings on Dry Eye After LASIK
AAO TV reports on new research reported by Julie M. Schallhorn, MD, during the 2016 Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day.
PRK, LASIK, and Infectious Keratitis
Infectious keratitis after laser vision correction is uncommon but can have devastating consequences, said Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD. She presented preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative strategies for avoiding infection and subsequent complications.
Ophthalmic Premier League Delights Crowd
Ophthalmic Premier League: A Team Video Competition on Managing Cataract Complications proved once again to be entertaining and educational.
ISRS Cataract and Refractive Committee Shares Findings
Cataract Monday and Other Highlights
Cataract Spotlight: Selected Pearls
Monday’s Cataract Spotlight Session focused on complicated phacoemulsification cases, with speakers offering their top 5 pearls derived from hard-won clinical experience. Here are some selected cases.
Watch This Year’s 8 Poll-Topping Videos
Enjoy these poll-topping videos, and find out how you can access all of this year’s video program.
Koch Shares Measurement Pearls in Jackson Memorial Lecture
73rd Annual Jackson Memorial Lecture: Find out what Douglas D. Koch, MD, suggests for IOL calculations.
New Regression Formula for Toric IOL Calculations
On Sunday at AAO 2016, Adi Abulafia, MD, presented a new regression formula that he developed with Dr. Koch to calculate the estimated total corneal astigmatism based on standard keratometry measurements.
Tackling Global Cataract Blindness
Cataract Update: Hear about work being done all over the world to decrease blindness due to cataracts.
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