Innovation Insight

By Richard Mark Kirkner 

Drilling Down Into Retina Robotic Surgery

Trial shows which steps take longer than manual surgery and the impact on involuntary hand movements.

Retina AI Platform Moves Forward

Autonomous artificial intelligence system aims to widen primary-care screening of diabetic retinopathy.

The Hypersonic Principle

A closer look at ‘the first major vitreous removal innovation in 40 years.’

Can Sirolimus Solve the Taper Puzzle?

SAKURA results point the way to successful tapering of steroids in noninfectious posterior uveitis.

A Marriage of Prosthetics, Optogenetics

An investigational neuroprosthetic device pairs with gene therapy to work around damaged photoreceptors.

Shaping Watson Computing for the Clinic

Cognitive imaging in ophthalmology could be about a year away. Here’s what it might look like.

25 Years On, OCT Looks To Future

Co-inventor David Huang, PhD, shares the next big thing for today’s big thing.

Finding More Uses for OCT Angiography

ARVO studies compared OCTA against more invasive imaging, and one even compared OCTA in swept-source vs. spectral-domain platforms.

An App to Monitor Patients At Home

Mobile system can alert retina specialists to vision changes before patients can.

A Widefield Platform on a Tabletop

Combining up to eight imaging functions into one device.

Video Vault

Managing Aphakia Without Capsular Support

Authors Clarissa S.M. Cheng, FRCOphth, Omar Kh Abu Al Ghanam, MBBSc, Felipe Dhawahir-Scala, FRCS (Ed), FRCOphth, LMS, demonstrate the various steps involved in implantation of the Artisan intraocular lens.