Study examines silicone rubber balloon scleral buckling for RRDs

Silicone rubber balloon scleral buckling is a novel alternative to the current extraocular procedures for treating simple rhegmatogenous retinal detachments. Investigators have found that this surgery may be a novel alternative to the current extraocular procedures for simple RRD.

Investigators make case for postop faceup positioning for RDDs with inferior retinal breaks

In one of the first studies of the faceup position, researchers found its use after vitrectomy of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment may be beneficial in some patients.

SERPICO-10 study focuses on the impact of COVID-19 on retina

A team of researchers has found that the diameter of retinal veins may be linked directly to the severity of COVID-19. Assessing the retinal veins may be a part of diagnosing and managing the disease.

Pearls for maintaining quality, safety in retina clinics amid a pandemic

October 08, 2020

To maintain treatment quality and patient and staff safety in the SARS-CoV-2 era, it is important to minimize clinic visits and maximize the use of imaging modalities. In addition, extending treatment intervals with longer-acting agents is key to maximizing safety and patients’ vision outcomes.

Zeiss concentrates on workflow enhancements

October 04, 2020

Euan S. Thomson, PhD, global president of ophthalmic devices at Carl Zeiss Meditec, talks about the “Zeiss Virtual Experience” during the 2020 EURETINA virtual meeting, and how attendees can navigate the booth to find the must-see products Zeiss is highlighting.