August 2018



  • Greetings from the President


  • Conservatively Treated Orbital Blowout Fractures - Spontaneous Radiologic Improvement
  • The XEN45 Gel Stent as a minimally invasive procedure in glaucoma surgery
  • Epithelium-on photorefractive intrastromal cross-linking (PiXL) for reduction of low myopia
  • Efficacy and Safety of Intravitreal Aflibercept for Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy in the PLANET Study
  • Evaluation of the Macular Ganglion Cell-Inner Plexiform Layer and the Circumpapillary Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer in Early to Severe Stages of Glaucoma: Correlation with Central Visual Function and Visual Field Indexes
  • Real-World Vision in Age-Related Macular Degeneration Patients Treated with Single Anti-VEGF Drug Type for 1 Year in the IRIS Registry
  • Real-life clinical data for dexamethasone and ranibizumab in the treatment of branch or central retinal vein occlusion over a period of six months
  • Additive effects of orthokeratology and atropine 0.01% ophthalmic solution in slowing axial elongation in children with myopia: first year results

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April 2018



  • Looking Back: SAoO Congress 28.2. – 2.3.2018
  • Innovation Prize: Marc Gobin


  • Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Drugs Do Not Affect Visual Outcome in Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration in the BRAMD Trial.
  • Early Versus Late Canalicular Laceration Repair Outcomes
  • Comparative analysis of the safety and efficacy of intracameral cefuroxime, moxifloxacin and vancomycin at the end of cataract surgery: a meta-analysis.
  • Recent clinically relevant highlights from the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network
  • Circulating Serum Fatty Acid-Binding Protein 4 ( FABP4) Levels Predict the Development of Diabetic Retinopathy in Type 2 Diabetic Patients.
  • Smartphones in ophthalmology

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January 2018



  • Editorial
  • 2ⁿd SAoO convention February 28 – March 2, 2018
  • Congress Specials
  • First General Assembly of the Swiss Academy Association


  • Status of Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT)
  • A genetic Revolution for Ophthalmology?
  • AAO 2017 Retina Subspecialty Day: Protocol U
  • Acute Central Serous Chorioretinopathy – Factors Influencing Episode Duration
  • Topical treatment for keratoconus gains orphan status
  • The ISNT Rule: How Often Does It Apply to Disc Photographs and Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Measurements in the Normal Population?
  • Comparison of Glaucoma Progression Detection by Optical Coherence Tomography and Visual Field

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October 2017



  • Opening speech of the president
  • Invitation to the 2ⁿd SAoO convention February 28 – March 2, 2018
  • Wednesday Highlights
  • Thursday Highlights
  • Friday’s worth your time as well!
  • Social gatherings and other events
  • Mailing? – Mailing! If, when, why and what
  • Refreshing our homepage
  • Quiz
  • Last but not least: Support for the foundation


  • Probing for congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction
  • Conjunctival Autograft Versus Amniotic Membrane Transplantation for Treatment of Pterygium: Findings from a Cochrane Systematic Review
  • Scientists look closely at how zebrafish regenerate eye tissue Lampalizumab could slow down the progression of geographical atrophy (AMD)
  • Systemic Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of intravitreal Aflibercept, Bevacizumab and Ranibizumab
  • Space Flight-Associated Neuro-ocular Syndrome raises concern
  • Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating a Standardized Strategy for Uveitis Etiologic Diagnosis (ULISSE)
  • Risk Factors for Rapid Glaucoma Disease Progression

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July 2017



  • Preface
  • EYE-QUIZ – Revision course 1st SAoO Congress
  • 2nd SAoO-Congress from 28.2. to 2.3. 2018


  • In case of unilateral age-related macular degeneration, how high is the risk that the second eye becomes involved? - The Three Continent AMD Consortium Report
  • Preferred practice patterns in central serous chorioretinopathy
  • Is prophylactic peripheral iridotomy for primary angle closure suspects a risk factor for cataract progression?
  • Does magnesium help against nocturnal leg cramps?
  • Cataract surgery and AMD
  • What is the value of therapeutic measures to reduce myopia progression?
  • Postoperative efficacy, predictability, safety, and visual quality of laser corneal refractive surgery: a network meta-analysis

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February 2017



  • Highlight SAoO congress
  • E-mail forums/chat groups?
  • Five things ophthalmologists can do to be happier


  • Why UK Patients travel abroad to have a laser surgery – and why LASIK is a worldwide success after all
  • Does myopia involve a higher risk of retinal detachment in case of cataract surgery?

Link of the month

  • What we currently know about nonarteritic optic neuropathy (NAION)

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November 2016



  • Update on the SAoO-Congress
  • What may be expected from the SAoO?


  • Ring Corneal Infiltrate
  • Glaucoma Breakthrough 2016: Early Detection and Experimental Drug Could Help With Vision Loss, Researchers Say

Link of the month

  • Statement on Imaging in the Field of Glaucoma


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September 2016



  • Eine neue Stiftung? Wozu?
  • Newsletter als Service-Leistung
  • Optimierung der Kongresslandschaft
  • Kombinierter Kongress 8.–10.3.2017

Link des Monats

  • Contact Lens-Related Corneal Infections - United States, 2005-2015
  • Aus der CHOOSING WISELY-Kampagne der AAO: 5 Praxis-Tipps für den Augenarzt


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