February 2010

 

Issue

Insert

Supplement

UP FRONT

Editors Page: Technology, Doctors, Ethics, and Integrity

By Sheraz M. Daya, MD, FACP, FACS, FRCS(Ed), Chief Medical Editor

CATARACT: MINI FOCUS

Our Phaco Technique With Whitestar

Chopping with the Signature platform requires minimal ultrasound.

By I. Howard Fine, MD; Richard S. Hoffman, MD; and Mark Packer, MD, FACS

Phaco Techniques for EasyPhaco Technology

Platform provides a stable anterior chamber even with high vacuum and flow settings.

By Florian Sutter, MD

Vertical Phaco Chop With the Infiniti

This technique uses minimal energy to fracture the nucleus.

By Ramón Lorente Moore, MD, PHD; and Victoria DE Rojas Silva, MD, PHD

MICS With the Stellaris

Microincision technology reduces the risks associated with surge and high aspiration settings.

By Roberto Bellucci, MD; and Simonetta Morselli, MD

CATARACT SURGERY: INDUSTRY INTERVIEW

Swiss Company Reaches Out to the World

New management structure for an established name in European ophthalmology.

CATARACT SURGERY: FEATURE STORY

A New Way to Treat Pediatric Cataracts

The Sulcoflex may be explanted or exchanged when the child’s refraction changes.

By Michael Amon, MD

Lentis Mplus: An Innovative Multifocal Lens Technology

The lens features a near-vision add segment rather than a symmetric optic design.

By Gerd U. Auffarth, MD

REFRACTIVE SURGERY: FEATURE STORY

Laser Refractive Surgery After Multifocal IOL Implantation

Special considerations are needed when correcting residual refractive errors in this population.

By Orkunn MUFTUOGLU, MD

The Mono-Multi Treatment Method

Implanting a multifocal IOL in the nondominant eye results in good vision at all distances for plano presbyopes.

By Baha Toygar, MD

COVER STORY

Overview of Phakic IOLs

Encouraging clinical and visual results are widening their indications for use.

By Francesc Duch, MD

LASIK and Phakic IOLs

Surgeons should view these procedures as complementary.

By Roberto Pinelli, MD

The Safety of Iris-Fixated Designs

Strict inclusion criteria for implantation must be applied.

By Muriel Doors, MD; and Rudy M.M.A. Nuijts, MD, PHD

Anterior Versus Posterior Phakic IOLs

What is the best lens?

By Jose L. Güell, MD; and Roberto Zaldivar, MD

Special Indications for the Use of Phakic IOLs

Posterior chamber phakic IOLs can be used in patients with stable keratoconus and other indications beyond myopia and myopic astigmatism.

By Alaa El Danasoury, MD, FRCS

Surgical Pearls for Implanting the Artisan/Artiflex

Good results depend on proper patient evaluation and a good surgical technique.

By Tova Lifshitz, MD; and Jaime Levy, MD

Surgical Pearls for Implantation of the AcrySof Cachet

Surgical experience with a phakic angle-supported IOL.

By Antonio Toso, MD; and Simonetta Morselli, MD

Surgical Pearls for Toric ICL Implantation

The recent clinical trial for FDA approval indicated good predictability with this lens.

By José F. Alfonso, MD, PHD

TODAY’S PRACTICE

Medical Technology Collaboration: Getting the Balance Right

Eucomed promotes a culture of integrity and ethical business practices across the health care sector.

By John Wilkinson and Aline Lautenberg

DEPARTMENTS

Innovations

A preview of today's new products

5 Questions with Paul Rosen, BSc(Hons), MB ChB, FRCS, FRCOphth, MBA

Mr. Rosen is Immediate Past President of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS). He is also a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Oxford Eye Hospital / University of Oxford, United Kingdom.

 

Contact Info

Bryn Mawr Communications LLC
1008 Upper Gulph Road, Suite 200
Wayne, PA 19087

Phone: 484-581-1800
Fax: 484-581-1818

About CRSToday Europe

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe delivers cutting-edge information to cataract and refractive surgeons. Read by over 10,330 physicians, the publication promotes continuing education by covering such topics as surgical pearls, complications management, technological advances, and practice management.

Website Design by Sides Media