BOA FOCUS 2017: Ophthalmologist discuss about new tech and future of cataract surgeries

The future of cataract surgeries was highly discussed at the Bombay Ophthalmologists’ Association (BOA) FOCUS 2017 conference on the last day of the event

BOA FOCUS 2017: Ophthalmologist discuss about new tech and future of cataract surgeriesWith early interventions and new innovations in every field, it becomes important for everybody to cope with the introduction of new inventions of science. The future of cataract surgeries was highly discussed at the Bombay Ophthalmologists’ Association (BOA) FOCUS 2017 conference on the last day of the event. Dr T P Lahane, Chief Advisor of […]

BOA FOCUS 2017: Doctors deliberate on how to deal with worst case surgeries

This session focused on cataract surgeons speaking to each other on different ways in which they can be better prepared for worst case scenarios during cataract surgeries. Newer techniques and innovations were also discussed during the session

BOA FOCUS 2017: Doctors deliberate on how to deal with worst case surgeriesThe third day of the Bombay Ophthalmologists’ Association (BOA) FOCUS 2017 conference saw cataract surgeons discuss management of difficult cataracts cases. Dr Partha Biswas, chairman of academic and research committee of the All India Opthalmological Society said, “The highlight of this session was discussing case scenarios in cataract surgery like hard cataract, astigmatism management, PC […]

How to deal with Argentinian Flag sign in cataract, explains Dr Mohan Rajan

By using punchorhexis technique, the risk of Argentinian flag signs can be prevented. In this technique we have to use good phaco power about 40 to 50 per cent. Little more vacuum like 354 mm, give the punch of phaco and punch the anterior capsule

How to deal with Argentinian Flag sign in cataract, explains Dr Mohan RajanProf Dr Mohan Rajan, Chairman and Medical Director, Rajan Eye Care Hospital, Chennai, briefed My Medical Mantra about the technique used by him known as punchorhexis. Dr Rajan said that, “In cataracts, there is a huge problem of Argentinian Flag sign. Because, the pressure inside the lens is very high. So, to prevent this, I […]

‘Every cataract surgery is different and difficult,’ says Dr Lahane

Each surgery has its own challenges and hence they have to be careful and tailored

‘Every cataract surgery is different and difficult,’ says Dr LahaneThe second day of the Bombay Ophthalmologists’ Association (BOA)’s FOCUS 2017 conference started off with a talk about cataract surgeries done using different cases. The crux of the discussion was about difficult case situations while performing a cataract operation. “Cataract in every case is difficult and different. There is no single way to decide what’s […]

‘ZEPTO’ likely to be a game changer for cataract surgeries, says Dr Luthra

The surgery that Dr Luthra demonstrated today is the new surgery for cataract which has just been introduced worldwide. It has come to India first and still not available in the US. It was in trials for last 3 years but it was launched only 3 months back after all the approvals

‘ZEPTO’ likely to be a game changer for cataract surgeries, says Dr LuthraAt Bombay Ophthalmologists Association’ FOCUS 2017 Silver Jubilee Conference, Dr Gaurav Luthra, President, Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society of India, was one of the 17 eye surgeons who performed live surgery at Sir JJ Hospital that was relayed at Hyatt Regency, Sahara, Mumbai. He demonstrated a new cataract surgery called ZEPTO. “The ZEPTO cataract surgery […]

Mumbai based ophthalmologist performs cataract surgery on a 7-year-old abandoned dog

Dr J C Khanna at his hospital sees 7 to 8 cases dogs suffering from cataract on monthly basis. Apart from this dog; dogs with conjunctivitis, dry eye and other eye infection which gets cured with proper medication. Reasons for eye issues among dogs are generally old age and diabetes

Mumbai based ophthalmologist performs cataract surgery on a 7-year-old abandoned dogIn a rare incident, an eye surgeon has operated on a dog, suffering from cataract in Mumbai’s animal hospital.  With a new name, 7-year-old Jackey is now living a cheerful and active life, after a successful cataract surgery on his left eye. The surgery was done at Bombay Veterinary College at Parel. Jackey, a black […]