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2018 ASCRS Washington, D.C. Daily Wednesday-Ezine

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ASCRS•ASOA SYMPOSIUM & CONGRESS, SAN DIEGO 2015 digital.eyeworld.org EyeWorld Daily News • The official ASCRS•ASOA Show Daily Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by Liz Hillman EyeWorld Staff Writer continued on page 3 The Best of ASCRS 2018 by Ellen Stodola EyeWorld Senior Staff Writer ities Identified Only by OCT in Patients with Cataract." The research sought to evaluate the prevalence of macular abnormalities not suspected by the biomicroscopic fundus exam and identified only by macular OCT in the preoperative evaluation for cataract surgery. In the results of the study, in eyes without previous diagnosis of macular disease and a normal biomicroscopic fundus exam, 905 (95.1%) eyes had normal OCT, while 47 (4.9%) eyes had an abnormal OCT. He also presented "Extended Depth of Focus IOL Implantation After Radial Keratotomy" and a back calculation delta K method for T he ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting concluded with the Best of ASCRS 2018 General Session. Presenters shared some of the "Best papers of session" winners from the meeting. The moderator for the session was Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, New York. Panelists included Vance Thompson, MD, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Edward Holland, MD, Cincinnati, Reay Brown, MD, Atlanta, Graham Barrett, MD, Perth, Australia, and David Chang, MD, Los Altos, California. Richard Tipperman, MD, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, presented the best cataract papers. The first paper he selected was "Prevalence of Macular Abnormal- The audience then voted for the tip or idea that they found the most interesting or useful. What am I doing differently this year? Kerry Solomon, MD, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, garnered the most votes in this category for sharing his thoughts on the flanged double-needle intrascleral haptic fixation technique by Shin Yamane, MD. "I've done a lot of scleral fixa- tion over the years; I've done a lot of iris fixation over the years. This What experts are doing differently, new technology, improving the ocular surface, and more "T his is one of my most enjoyable aspects of ASCRS," Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Cen- tre, New York, said as moderator of the "X-Rounds: Refractive Cataract Surgery to the Max" session. In the session, five leading ophthalmologists gave rapid-fire presentations on a variety of topics. continued on page 2 Dr. Radcliffe shares some of the best glaucoma papers from the meeting during The Best of ASCRS 2018 General Session. Dr. Chang participates in the X-Rounds session where he highlighted a variety of topics, including automated capsulotomy creation and presbyopia-correcting eye drops. Quantify retinal function. Manage retinal disease. Check out the most advanced electroretinography (ERG) systems for the ophthalmic practice, including the NEW Diopsys® RETINA PLUS™ and Diopsys® mfERG (multifocal electroretinography) vision test. ASCRS BOOTH #1220 Rapid-fire 'X-Rounds' provides quick tips and pearls

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