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Symposium Spotlight: Controversies in Anterior Segment Surgery

There are two sides to every story and a con for every pro. Such is the case with the topics that will be discussed in “Controversies in Anterior Segment Surgery” at the 2016 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress.

“Controversies in Anterior Segment Surgery” is sponsored by the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (JCRS), and as its title implies, the symposium will feature three controversial topics and present differing views on each topic for a fair and balanced discussion.

Planning to Attend the 2016 ASCRS·ASOA Symposium & Congress? Two Important Deadlines Are Approaching!

If you’re planning to attend the 2016 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress, May 6–10 in New Orleans, but haven’t yet registered or booked your meeting hotel room, don’t delay! This Friday, April 15, is the deadline to reserve your reduced-rate housing through our official housing management company, onPeak, with whom we negotiated a limited quantity of special room rates at our official annual meeting hotels in New Orleans.

John B. Pinto to Sign Copies of His Latest Book, Simple: The Inner Game of Ophthalmic Practice Success, at 2016 Annual Meeting

ASOA is pleased to announce the publication of John Pinto’s latest book, Simple: The Inner Game of Ophthalmic Practice Success. Ophthalmology is an elegant profession, but it is not in the least simple. Eye surgeons are wicked-smart. Because of this, they have a tolerance for—more than that, are drawn to—things that are complex.

IIIC Symposium: Pearls for IOL Power Prediction

Have you ever been uncertain selecting a lens for a patient with unusual biometry or one who has had previous refractive surgery? Surgical techniques and technology have reduced the incidence of significant surgical complications during cataract surgery. Intraocular lenses are now capable of reducing spherical aberration, correcting astigmatism and offering presbyopic solutions. The ability, therefore, to accurately predict the refractive outcome has become critical to achieving the desired outcome after cataract surgery.


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