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Winter (December 2016/January 2017)

Cover feature: Challenging and Complicated Cataract Surgery

What to do when the capsule breaks; the post-vitrectomized eye; pearls for the soft lens; posterior polar cataracts; IFIS and small pupil management

 

Secondary feature: New/current treatments 

Pharmaceutical focus: 

• Update on retina drug approvals 

• Best practices with riboflavin 

• Combo agents versus single dose glaucoma drops

Device focus: 

• Corneal topography technology 

• A primer on optic nerve OCT: What the cataract surgeon should know 

Meeting Reporter on ESCRS

and CSCRS session @ Copenhagen

Space deadline: November 28, 2016

Materials deadline: December 8, 2016

 

Spring (March 2017) 

Cover feature: Everything you wanted to know about IOL calculations 

MFIOL with toric component; how to best measure K values and predict IOL calculations after refractive surgery; post refractive IOL calculations and which IOLs to use; pearls from the experts on improving refractive outcomes

 

Secondary feature: Glaucoma and the cataract patient 

When to use or not to use MIGS and differences among available technologies; glaucoma medication management after cataract surgery; improving the ocular surface in the glaucoma patient; cataract surgery and angle closure glaucoma 

Device focus: 

Update trifocals 

• Dry eye diagnostics 

Pharmaceutical focus:

• Patient compliance with glaucoma medications 

• Improving the ocular surface before cataract surgery 

Meeting highlights: 30th APACRS Annual Meeting, Hangzhou

Bonus distribution:

• 2017 ASCRS, Los Angeles

• 30th APACRS Annual Meeting, Hangzhou, June 1–3, 2017

Space deadline: March 1, 2017

Materials deadline: March 8, 2017

 

Summer (June 2017)

Cover feature: Crossroads… Finding the Right 

Artificial iris implantation; intracameral antibiotics; dropless cataract surgery, NSAIDs before/during/after cataract surgery; vancomycin and hemorrhagic occlusive retinal vasculitis;  immediately sequential bilateral cataract surgery

 

Secondary feature: Treating the cornea before cataract surgery 

Topographic and wavefront ablations before cataract surgery; cornea conditions to look for and treat before surgery; amniotic membranes uses and abuses; treating the ocular surface for non-cornea specialists

Device focus: 

• Measuring posterior corneal astigmatism 

• Extended depth of focus IOLs 

Pharmaceutical focus:

• Update on immunomodulation for dry eye disease 

• Non-surgical treatment of presbyopia

• Update on allergy medications  

Meeting Reporter: 

• 2017 ASCRS Los Angeles

• 30th APACRS Annual Meeting, Hangzhou 2017

Space deadline: May 28, 2017

Materials deadline: June 15, 2017

 

Fall (September 2017)

Secondary feature: Laser Vision Correction Revisited 

Emergence of new technology; treating irregular corneas for cataract patients who had LASIK; pearls on how to start doing corneal refractive surgery; wavefront-guided LASIK and topography-guided LASIK

Secondary feature: MIGS roundup

Tips and techniques for optimizing already approved MIGS; recently approved MIGS; pearls for use; trabeculectomy vs. XEN vs. tubes 

Update on crosslinking: Update on crosslinking; patient selection; epi-on vs. epi-off; high fluence short duration vs. low energy long duration treatment; crosslinking for other conditions 

Device focus:

• Potential accommodating IOLs coming down the pipeline 

• Comparison of femto platforms 

Pharmaceutical focus:

• Update on NSAIDs 

• Steroids roundup 

• Glaucoma medications update 

• Intraocular drug delivery systems for glaucoma 

Space deadline: August 22, 2017

Materials deadline: August 31, 2017
 


​Editorial for EyeWorld Asia-Pacific is currently derived from the previous three months of EyeWorld U.S. Commentary from regional physicians as well as unique regional content is added to provide a local perspective on the impact of new developments in cataract and refractive surgery, cornea, and glaucoma.