Assessing FALK

Anterior lamellar keratoplasty (ALK) has always been an attractive option for treating anterior corneal pathology, such as scars following trauma or infectious...

ISCEV 2018 Technical Teaching Symposium

Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to attend the ISCEV (International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision) clinical teaching symposium...

SILMO 2018: A kaleidoscope of colour, shapes and style

Silmo Paris certainly lived up to its new slogan, “so much more than a fair”. With 965 exhibitors, including 230 new ones plus the return of De Rigo and...

SILMO 2018: All the fun of the fair

Given last year was Silmo’s spectacular 50th anniversary celebration at the Grand Palais, complete with stilt walkers and ballet, it was a wonderful surprise...

Silmo 2018: A plug for Sydney

The welcoming press conference at Silmo 2018 included a big plug for the Silmo enfants or kids, as director Eric Lenoir described them: Silmo Istanbul,...

We love shopping for eyewear

Well, you are not alone. According to new research from Transitions Optical, many of us find it very enjoyable. The study on generation X and millennials’...

The lie that is soft contact lens ‘fitting’

For anyone who has followed these specialty contact lens articles over time you will have noticed a conspicuous lack of mention of the dominant segment...

Non-IOP factors in glaucoma management

Current glaucoma treatment focuses on the reduction of intraocular pressure, via medical management, laser trabeculoplasty or surgery. However, a significant...

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