UP-TO-DATE OPHTHALMOLOGY 2018

In April 2018, on April 6th and 7th at The Westin Hotel, an International Symposium entitled “Clinical Application of New Technologies in Ophthalmology” was held, where distinguished lecturers from several American and European Clinics and Universities were guests: New York-Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, USA; Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA; Universitäts-Augenklinik, Medizinische Universität Graz, Austria; Eye Clinic, University Clinical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia; Eye Diseases Clinic, KB „Sveti Duh “, Zagreb, J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek. 

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The latest ophthalmological scientific knowledge and achievements in the field of: cortical visual disorders, accelerated cross-linking technology in children, functional presentation of retinal and optic nerve disorders, presentation of diseases of the anterior segment of the eye with UBM, OCT and HRT technology, approach to patients with cytomegalovirus retinitis, heads-up and digital 3D- vitrectomy, surgical management of retinal ablation, unified approach to a patient with orbital fracture, complications in cataract surgery, associated cataract and glaucoma surgery, complications of blepharoplasty, surgical options for the treatment of glaucoma, small idiopathic hypertension and nystagmus.


At this symposium, the Clinic for Eye Diseases of the Clinical Hospital "Sveti Duh" presented the first projection of 3D vitrectomy in the region of Central, Southern and Eastern Europe, which is an absolute new method of operating the posterior segment of the eye. In addition to many interesting topics, the symposium also presented the 11th university textbook of the Clinic for Ophthalmology, KB "Sveti Duh", called Amblyopia, this time written in English.