retinal disorders

Per aspera ad astra – Through hardships to the starsAccording to the latest data by the World Health Organization, there are approximately 36 million blind people in the world, and the numbers keep growing due to increasing population sizes in developing countries and rising life expectancies in developed nations.
Opportunities and challenges in the world of ophthalmology in 2018As another year comes to an end, five members of Ophthalmology Times Europe’s Editorial Advisory Board reflect and share their perspectives on the exciting opportunities that lie ahead for ophthalmologists in 2018, whilst also considering the potential challenges.
Yet another new revolution in ocular surface imagingDuring the past two decades, an incredible number of imaging technologies have been developed for eye diseases, both for diagnosis and follow-up.
FDA expanded approval of aflibercept injection to treat diabetic retinopathyFDA has expanded the approval of aflibercept (Eylea, Regeneron) injection to treat diabetic retinopathy in patients with macular edema.
Topcon PASCAL Synthesis laser gets 510(k) clearanceTopcon Medical Laser Systems has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its portable, dual-port, pattern-scanning laser (PASCAL Synthesis).
Top 5 reasons to request a retinal consultDon’t fear the retina. Optometrists are able to diagnose and treat many retinal disorders. Remembering these 5 reasons to refer out will help you know when to ask for help and keep your patients in your practice—both of which create value for your patients.