VIDEO: Beware of AMD masqueraders

MILAN — A condition that looks like age-related macular degeneration may not be, Keith A. Warren, MD, said at the OSN Italy meeting. He spoke here about conditions that mimic AMD and the need to properly identify them to avoid treating patients inappropriately.

OCTANe 2018 Ophthalmology Technology Summit set for June 29

The OCTANe 2018 Ophthalmology Technology Summit will be held on Friday, June 29, and will feature key opinion leaders in ophthalmology and a keynote address from Brent Saunders, Allergan chairman, president and CEO.
The meeting, which will be held at Fashion Island Hotel in Newport Beach, California, will feature interviews and discussions with various luminaries in the field. Additionally, with OCTANe’s LaunchPad program and its affiliation with Visionary Ventures, many early-stage ophthalmology companies and investors will be in attendance, OCTANe CEO and President Bill Carpou told

Surgeon gives pearls on how to start with femtosecond laser-assisted phaco

MILAN — As technology improves, femtosecond laser-assisted phacoemulsification is more and more approximating perfection.
“At first my question was whether I should get started with it at all, and now I think it is a spectacular technology and definitely the way to go,” Henry D. Perry, MD, said at the OSN Italy meeting.
His first recommendation to those who are about to start with femtosecond cataract surgery is to practice docking several times because this is the main difference the procedure has from standard cataract surgery; it is also a (Read more...)