ESCRS Podcasts

ESCRS is pleased to release the audio of interviews recorded with key opinion leaders on the topic of cataract and refractive surgery, research, controversies, and current events.

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Latest ESCRS EuroTimes Podcasts

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Sep 2021
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EyeJC: Episode 16

This is an audio recoding of Episode 16 of the ESCRS Online Journal Club, hosted by Artemis Matsou (Greece) and Imran Yusuf (UK) Our experts were Mayank Nanavaty and Damian Lake who discussed the following paper: Immediately Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery (ISBCS), An Academic Teaching Center’s Experience. Qi, Susan Ruyu MD1,2; et al. https://journals.lww.com/jcrs/Abstract/9000/Immediately_Sequential_Bilateral_Cataract_Surgery.99457.aspx

Aug 2021
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EyeJC: Episode 15

This is an audio recoding of Episode 15 of the ESCRS Online Journal Club, hosted by Artemis Matsou (Greece) and  Basak Bostanci (Turkey). Our experts were  Miltos Balidis and Roberto Bellucci who discussed the following paper: Outcomes of cataract surgery with toric intraocular lens implantation after keratoplasty Pellegrini, Marco MD1,2,3; et al.  https://journals.lww.com/jcrs/Abstract/9000/Outcomes_of_cataract_surgery_with_toric.99473.aspx

Jul 2021
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EyeJC: Episode 14

This is an audio recoding of Episode 14 of the ESCRS Online Journal Club, hosted by  Basak Bostanci (Turkey) and Imran Yusuf (UK).  Our guest experts were Marie-José Tassignon and Rushmia Karimwill who discussed the following paper: Safety of Phakic Intraocular Collamer Lens (Visian ICL) Implantation in 95 Highly Myopic Special-Needs Children Reynolds, Margaret MD1,2., et al. JCRS,  April 26, 2021  https://journals.lww.com/jcrs/Abstract/9000/Safety_of_Phakic_Intraocular_Collamer_Lens__Visian.99505.aspx

Jun 2021
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EyeJC: Episode 13

This is an audio recording of Episode 13 of the ESCRS Online Journal Club, hosted by Artemis Matsou (Greece) and Imran Yusuf (UK). Our guest experts were Guy Kleinmann (Israel) and Jesper Hjortdal (Denmark) who discussed the following paper: Schallhorn, Steven C, et al. Effect of residual astigmatism on uncorrected visual acuity and patient satisfaction in pseudophakic patients, JCRS, December 18, 2020 https://journals.lww.com/jcrs/Abstract/9000/Effect_of_residual_astigmatism_on_uncorrected.99596.aspx

May 2021
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EyeJC: Episode 12

This is an audio recording of Episode 10 of the ESCRS Online Journal Club, hosted by Artemis Matsou (Greece) and Basak Bostanci (Turkey). Our guest experts were Mario Nubile (IT) and A John Kanellopoulos (GR), who discussed the paper: Rechichi M, et al. Selective transepithelial ablation with simultaneous accelerated Corneal Cross-linking for corneal regularization of keratoconus: the STARE-X Protocol. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2021 Mar 9. doi: 10.1097/j.jcrs.0000000000000640

Apr 2021
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EyeJC Episode 11

Hosts Basak Bostanci (Turkey) and Imran Yusuf (UK) are joined by guest experts Simonetta Morselli (Italy) and Alex Day (UK) to discuss the (open access) paper: Erichsen, Jesper H. MD; Forman, Julie L. MSc, PhD; Holm, Lars M. MD, PhD; Kessel, Line MD, PhD Effect of anti-inflammatory regimen on early postoperative inflammation after cataract surgery, Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery: March 2021 – Volume 47 – Issue 3 – p 323-330 doi: 10.1097/j.jcrs.0000000000000455

Apr 2021
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ESCRS CONNECT Academy with HSIOIRS Webinar

Out of the Classroom and  into the Clinic: The Real World of Corneal Cross Linking A webinar partnership  between ESCRS and HSIOIRS, bringing you world leading opinion on the latest thinking in corneal cross linking. Chaired by Béatrice Cochener Lamard and Vikentia Katsanevaki, enjoy 5 short presentations (10 mins) followed by discussion. At the end, two younger ophthalmologists present cases discussed by the faculty!  1. CXL Basic Science and standard protocol Dimitrios Kyroudis 2. Accelerated protocols Cosimo Mazzotta 3. The epithelium debate Miltos Balidis 4. Combined procedures David Touboul 5. Pack-CXL Cross linking for infection Rohit Shetty Young ophthalmologists case presentation:  1. Artemis Matsou (Greece) 2. Adrien Mahzarian

Mar 2021
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Eye JC: Episode 10

This is an audio recording of Episode 10 of the ESCRS Online Journal Club. Hosted by Artemis Matsou (Greece) and Imran Yusuf (UK). Guest panellists for this episode are Nino Hirnschall (Austria) and Rudy Nuijts (The Netherlands). The following paper is discussed: “Comparison of surgical repositioning rates and outcomes for hydrophilic vs hydrophobic single-piece acrylic toric IOLs” https://journals.lww.com/jcrs/Abstract/2021/02000/Comparison_of_surgical_repositioning_rates_and.7.aspx    

Feb 2021
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Eye JC: Episode 9

This is an audio recording of Episode 9 of the ESCRS Online Journal Club. Hosted by Basak Bostanci (Turkey) and Artemis Matsou (Greece). Guest panellists for this episode are Arthur Cummings (Ireland) and Samer Hamada (UK). The following paper is discussed: “Visual outcomes and corneal biomechanics after V4c implantable collamer lens implantation in subclinical keratoconus” READ THE PAPER HERE

Jan 2021
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ESCRS Practice Management & Development:

This is an audio recording of a webinar that took place on 17th January 2021. TO watch the webinar, please click here: The webinar discussed how ophthalmological practices are adapting during the COVID-19 pandemic. Guy Sallet MD, Aalst, Belgium, Arthur B Cummings MMed (Ophth), FCS(SA), FRCS(Edin), Dublin, Rod Solar, LiveseySolar Healthcare Marketing, London, UK and Kris Morrill of Medevise Consulting, Strasbourg, France, were the keynote speakers.

Jan 2021
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Eye JC: Episode 8

This is an audio recording of Episode 8 of the ESCRS Online Journal Club.  Hosted by Basak Bostanci (Turkey) and Imran Yusuf (UK). Guest panellists for this episode are Nic Reus (The Netherlands) and Filomena Ribeiro (Portugal) The following paper is discussed: “Ten-year safety follow-up and post-explant analysis of an anterior chamber phakic IOL” https://journals.lww.com/jcrs/Fulltext/2020/11000/Ten_year_safety_follow_up_and_post_explant.2.aspx

Dec 2020
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RIOL

Drs Oliver Findl, Gerd Auffarth and Adi Abulafia discuss essential preoperative measurements, patient selection criteria and other insights on how to achieve surgical success in astigmatism correction with cataract patients. This podcast is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Alcon and Johnson & Johnson Vision.

Dec 2020
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Patient Journey

Drs Francesco Carones, Thomas Kohnen and Sathish Srinivasan discuss various considerations for a refractive IOL patient education plan and ways of incorporating patient feedback to improve patient communication.   This podcast is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Alcon and BVI.

Dec 2020
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OSD

Drs Jesper Hjortdal and Nienke Visser discuss the underlying causes of dry eye disease, various treatment options and considerations when to postpone cataract surgery in patients suffering from dry eye.   This podcast is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Alcon, Johnson & Johnson Vision and Novartis.

Dec 2020
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Eye JC: Episode 7

This is an audio recording of Episode 7 of the ESCRS Online Journal Club, hosted by Artemis Matsou (Greece) and Imran Yusuf(UK). Guest Panellists for this episode are Mor Dickman (The Netherlands) and Harminder Dua (UK). The article for this episode is: “Five-Year Follow-up of First 11 Patients Undergoing Injection of Cultured Corneal Endothelial Cells for Corneal Endothelial Failure” READ THE PAPER HERE.

Nov 2020
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Eye JC: Episode 6

This journal club is hosted by Artemis Matsou (Greece) and Imran Yusuf (UK). Guest panellists are Allon Barsam and Bruce Allan. This is an audio recording of the journal club which discussed the following paper: “Characteristics and factors associated with intraocular lens tilt and decentration after cataract surgery” https://journals.lww.com/jcrs/Abstract/2020/08000/Characteristics_and_factors_associated_with.10.aspx

Oct 2020
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Eye JC: Episode 5

This journal club will be hosted by Basak Bostanci Ceran (Turkey) and Artemis Matsou (Greece). Guest Panellists for this episode are Oliver Findl (Austria) and Vincent Qin (Belgium).   The article for this episode is: “Development of a reliable preoperative risk stratification system for phacoemulsification” https://journals.lww.com/jcrs/Abstract/2020/08000/Development_of_a_reliable_preoperative_risk.11.aspx

Sep 2020
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Eye JC: Episode 4

This journal club is hosted by Artemis Matsou (UK) and Imran Yusuf (UK). Guest panellists for this episode are Béatrice Cochener-Lamard (France) and Vasilios Diakonis (Greece). The article for this episode is: “Comparison of femtosecond laser–assisted cataract surgery and conventional cataract surgery: a meta-analysis and systematic review” https://journals.lww.com/jcrs/Fulltext/2020/08000/Comparison_of_femtosecond_laser_assisted_cataract.3.aspx?context=FeaturedArticles&collectionId=1

Sep 2020
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Corneal endothelium and phakic IOLs: problems and solutions, with Roberto Bellucci

Sorcha Ní Dhubhghaill talks to Roberto Bellucci about corneal endothelium and phakic IOLs.

Aug 2020
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Eye JC: Episode 3

This is an audio recording of Episode 3 of ‘Eye JC: An online Journal Club brought to you by ESCRS’ This journal club is hosted by Basak Bostanci Ceran (Turkey) and Imran Yusuf (UK). We are delighted to welcome guest panellists Wolfgang Mayer (Germany) and Medhi Shajari (Germany). The third journal club covered the following paper: “Risk factors for dropped nucleus in cataract surgery as reflected by the European Registry of Quality Outcomes for Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. 2020 Feb 1;46(2):287-92.” This paper has been made open-access by the JCRS.    

Aug 2020
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Performing complex surgery, with Boris Malyugin

Nic Reus talks to Boris Malyugin about the challenges and complications of complex cataract surgery.

Aug 2020
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What can we look forward to in the next generation of IOLs, with Jesper Hjordtal

Sean Henahan talks to Jesper Hjortal about what we can look forward to in the next generation of IOLs

Aug 2020
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Everything you ever wanted to know about phaco in small eyes, with Soosan Jacob

Sean Henahan interviews Soosan Jacob about some tips for performing phaco in small eyes.

Aug 2020
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When should we use EDOF IOLs, with David Spalton

The latest in EDOF lenses, how they work, and which ones to use.

Aug 2020
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Addressing the unhappy pseudophakic patient, with Rudy Nuijts

Anders Behndig speaks to Rudy Nuijts about some techniques to minimise and reduce the problem of the unhappy pseudophakic patient. 

Aug 2020
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Eye JC: Episode 2

This is a recording of Episode 2 of ‘Eye JC: An online Journal Club brought to you by ESCRS’ Episode 2 discusses the following paper: “Risk of posterior capsular rupture during phacoemulsification cataract surgery in eyes with previous intravitreal antivascular endothelial growth factor injections” This journal club is hosted by Basak Bostanci Ceran (Turkey) and Imran Yusuf (UK). We are delighted to welcome guest panellists Adi Abulafia (Israel) and Thomas Kohnen (Germany).

Jul 2020
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Ocular Surface Imaging , with Marc Labetoulle

Dan Epstein talks to Marc Labetoulle about the latest developments in Ocular Surface Imaging.

Jul 2020
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Cataract Surgery In Trauma Patients, with Basak Bostanci

Aidan Hanratty talks to Basak Bostanci Ceran about cataract surgery in trauma patients and the importance of carrying out specific assessments of these patients before surgery.

Jul 2020
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Latest Optical Refinements In Refractive IOLs, with Filomena Ribeiro

Thomas Kohnen interviews Filomena Ribeiro about the latest in refractive IOLs. Does she see  accommodative IOLs on the horizon? 

Jul 2020
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Eye JC: An online Journal Club brought to you by ESCRS. Episode 1

This is a recording of Episode 1 of ‘Eye JC: An online Journal Club brought to you by ESCRS’ The ESCRS has launched on online journal club, where interesting articles will be discussed by our Young Ophthalmologists Committee, with guest ‘expert opinion’ from ESCRS Board & Committee Members. This journal club is hosted by Basak Bostanci Ceran (Turkey) and Imran Yusuf (UK). We are delighted to welcome guest panellists Boris Malyugin (Russia) and Sathish Srinivasan (UK). Episode 1 discusses the following paper: “Pupil expansion device use and operative outcomes with topical dilation vs intracameral epinephrine in resident-performed cataract surgery” This paper has been made open-access by the JCRS. Click here for access.

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