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The patient's uncorrected distance visual acuity (UDVA) values were 0.2 decimal in his right eye (OD) and 0.08 in the left (OS) His corrected distance visual Acuity (CDVA) was  +0.5 -8.0 77° = 0.63 OD and +2.0 -10.0 108° =0.25 OS. At 1-day postoperatively, the UDVA already improved to 0

In clinical report, Jul 11, 2024

Harold Ridley's birthday, 10 July

2024 marks the 75th anniversary of the first intraocular lens manufactured by Rayner in 1949. Sir...

In lab history, Jul 10, 2024

EndoArt® : 5 years

Five years ago, I performed the first human implantation of the **EndoArt®** artificial DMEK-Impl...

In lab research, clinical research, Jun 18, 2024

Predicting emulsification in Silicone Oil

Researchers studied straylight in explanted silicone oil samples to predict emulsification, findi...

In lab research, May 28, 2024

EndoArt® : 5 years

Five years ago, I performed the first human implantation of the **EndoArt®** artificial DMEK-Implant at our Heidelberg University Eye Clinic. Based on a recent examination, I am pleased to say that the patient and the Implant are doing fine five years on.

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CAIRS

The patient's uncorrected distance visual acuity (UDVA) values were 0.2 decimal in his right eye (OD) and 0.08 in the left (OS) His corrected distance visual Acuity (CDVA) was  +0.5 -8.0 77° = 0.63 OD and +2.0 -10.0 108° =0.25 OS. At 1-day postoperatively, the UDVA already improved to 0

In clinical report, Jul 11, 2024

Harold Ridley's birthday, 10 July

2024 marks the 75th anniversary of the first intraocular lens manufactured by Rayner in 1949. Sir Harold Ridley was born in Kibworth, a village in Leicestershire in the English Midlands, on 10th July 1906. He was the elder son of Nicholas Charles Ridley and Margaret (née Parker)

In lab history, Jul 10, 2024

EndoArt® : 5 years

Five years ago, I performed the first human implantation of the **EndoArt®** artificial DMEK-Implant at our Heidelberg University Eye Clinic. Based on a recent examination, I am pleased to say that the patient and the Implant are doing fine five years on.

In lab research, clinical research, Jun 18, 2024

Predicting emulsification in Silicone Oil

Researchers studied straylight in explanted silicone oil samples to predict emulsification, finding increased straylight in samples from patients with visible oil droplets and specific indications, suggesting it as an early indicator for timely silicone oil removal.

In lab research, May 28, 2024

A rare case of Calcification

A rare case of intraocular lens (IOL) calcification in a patient with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome was studied, highlighting the importance of considering patient host factors in IOL selection.

In lab research, May 27, 2024

New IOL material - xPIB

Researchers have developed a novel intraocular lens (IOL) made of crosslinked polyisobutylene (xPIB), which showed promising results in terms of material quality and optical performance. The Eyedeal lens demonstrated lower glistening density and a higher contact angle compared to the AcrySof lens, a widely used control. The study suggests that xPIB could be a suitable material for IOLs, with clinical trials already underway in China and planned for Europe.

In Lab research, Mar 11, 2024

Team VitreoSub is a winner!

The provided sources discuss various topics related to the vitreous body and retinal care. The vitreous body is a gel-like substance that fills the posterior chamber of the eye, maintaining the eyeball's shape. Vitreous Retina Macula Consultants of New York (VRMNY) is involved in clinical trials for wet age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema, and their doctors have spoken at conferences on multimodal imaging and ophthalmic ultrasonography. Healio provides news articles, videos, and podcasts on retinal conditions, including the use of multimodal imaging, novel VEGF inhibitors, and mitochondrial stabilizers. Vitreoretinal Consultants of NY shares updates on their practice and announces the win of the Science4Life Venture Cup 2024 by their team, VitreoSub, for developing vitreous body replacement strategies.

In lab news, Dec 13, 2023

Appeal for Nepal

Today marks the 70th anniversary of Sir Harold Ridley’s pioneering intraocular lens (IOL) operation, performed at St Thomas’s Hospital in London on November 29, 1949.

In news, Nov 29, 2023

Oil and Lenses don't mix

Researchers studied how silicone oil adhesion to intraocular lenses (IOLs) affects straylight, finding significant increases in straylight. The study also showed that the cleaning solution F4H5 can reverse straylight values, but surface changes remain.

In Lab news, Silicone oIl study, Nov 26, 2023

The safety of Reversible Trifocality.

The paper "Rotational Stability of Toric Capsular Bag–Fixated Intraocular Lenses in Duet Procedure for Reversible Trifocality" evaluates the long-term rotational stability of toric intraocular lenses in polypseudophakic eyes. The study found that the presence of a second lens in the sulcus did not affect the rotational stability of the first lens in the capsular bag.

In clinical news, Oct 14, 2023