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2015 ASCRS San Diego Daily Wednesday-Ezine

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1 EW SHOW DAILY ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress, San Diego 2015 'Hot Off the Press' highlights top papers from entire meeting by Ellen Stodola EyeWorld Staff Writer digital.eyeworld.org I n "Hot Off the Press," the final session of the 2015 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress, John Vukich, MD, Madison, Wis.; John Hovanesian, MD, Laguna Hills, Calif.; Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, N.Y., Bonnie Henderson, MD, Boston; Reay Brown, MD, Atlanta; and David Chang, MD, Los Altos, Calif., commented on presentations high- lighting some of the best papers from the meeting as a whole. Ehud Assia, MD, Tel-Aviv, Israel, presented a paper from Jay Pepose, MD, PhD, St. Louis, that continued on page 3 EyeWorld Daily News • The official ASCRS•ASOA San Diego Daily Wednesday, April 22, 2015 compared depth of focus and meso- pic contrast sensitivity in a small ap- erture corneal inlay, accommodating IOL, and in multifocal patients. The purpose of the study was to com- pare monocular defocus curves and binocular mesopic contrast sensitiv- ity. The study included the KAMRA inlay (AcuFocus, Irvine, Calif.), the Crystalens AO (Bausch + Lomb, Bridgewater, N.J.), the ReSTOR 3.0 (Alcon, Fort Worth, Texas), and the Tecnis Multifocal (Abbott Medical Optics, Abbott Park, Ill.). The study was a retrospective comparison of 6-month data from T his year's "X-Rounds: Refractive Cataract Surgery to the Max" was dominat- ed by newcomer panelist Bonnie An Henderson, MD, Boston. The X-Rounds symposium is a climactic, rapid-fire session that offers a concise summary of the best of each ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress framed as a competition between members of the panel, judged by the audience. "This is the most interesting session for me," said Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, N.Y. This year, Dr. Henderson gar- nered her first win in the first cate- gory of the symposium on what new things the surgeons have been doing in the last year by suggesting a new approach to preventing negative dysphotopsias. X-Rounds: 'Rookie of the Year,' new FDA approvals, MIGS by Chiles Aedam R. Samaniego EyeWorld Asia-Pacific Senior Staff Writer Dr. Assia presents at the "Hot Off the Press" session. continued on page 3 Dr. Henderson discusses new approach to preventing negative dysphotopsias.

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