Eyeworld Asia-Pacific

DEC 2016

EyeWorld Asia Pacific is the news and feature magazine of APACRS, KSCRS, and COS. EyeWorld Asia-Pacific serves as the premier publication for anterior segment surgeons in the Asia-Pacific region.

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4 December 2016 EWAP ContEnts 4 Feature December 2016 Challenging and complicated cataract surgery 8 - 22 Have a game plan for capsule rupture 8 Although such cases are rare, surgeons should have a plan and tools ready to execute it in every cataract surgery by Rich Daly Achieving best outcomes with cataract surgery in the post- vitrectomy eye 13 Awareness of a few possible complicating factors can lead to successful cataract surgeries by Liz Hillman Pearls for soft lenses 16 Considerations for patients with soft lenses by Ellen Stodola Warming up to posterior polar cataracts 18 How to spot the signs of posterior polar cataracts and effectively treat them by Maxine Lipner Managing IFIS and small pupils 21 Cataract surgeons advise careful step-by-step evaluation for fewer complications by Vanessa Caceres 33 Letter from the Editor 3 On the crosslinking cusp 28 Best practices with riboflavin and other similar agents by Maxine Lipner New glaucoma treatments in development 31 Leading experts offer their opinions on some of the compounds now in clinical trials by Michelle Dalton CATARACT/IOL Moving from divide and conquer to phaco chop 33 Pearls on this transition for young eye surgeons from an ASCRS webinar by Liz Hillman 25 8 18 21 Considerations for cataract surgery in short eyes 39 Preventing iris prolapse, increasing chamber depth, IOL calculations, and more by Liz Hillman REFRACTIVE SURGERY Infection following femtosecond AK 42 A case of early- and late-onset infectious keratitis by Maxine Lipner SECONDARY FE ATURE: New/current treatments Preventing endophthalmitis 25 Update on retina drug prophylaxis by Maxine Lipner 42 44 Predictable refractive outcomes: The future of keratoconus treatment 44 Experts say PiXL procedure is promising but still has "a long way to go" by Liz Hillman

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