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Teaching medical students about ophthalmology

Teaching medical students about ophthalmology

I will be participating in medical student teaching at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital this Saturday morning. This is part of the John Colvin memorial lectures.
I am involved in the practical sessions where they are taught how to examine an eye

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Complex cataract surgery talk

Complex cataract surgery talk

I will be giving a talk on complex cataract surgery in patients with co-morbidities in Bendigo on the 26th March 2014

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Commencing cataract surgery in Bendigo

Commencing cataract surgery in Bendigo

Dr Joseph San Laureano will be commencing a cataract and laser vision correction service in Bendigo, commencing in late March.
Laser cataract surgery will be available as an option.

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Prostaglandin release in laser cataract Surgery

Prostaglandin release in laser cataract Surgery

A recent study has found that there is increased prostaglandins levels in the aqueous humour following laser cataract surgery.
The relevance of this at present is unclear but it makes sense to pre-treat patients with NSAID

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Laser cataract surgery reduces phaco emulsification times

Laser cataract surgery reduces phaco emulsification times

It is known that femto laser cataract surgery leads to reduced phacoemulsification times and lower phaco energy during surgery. This article discusses the increasing evidence for this and cites the published papers

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Cataract surgery in difficult patients

Cataract surgery in difficult patients

Cataract surgery can be difficult in some patients specially those with back and neck problems. This articles briefly looks at these problems and how they are got around

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