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New technology and therapy in ophthalmology: See well at every age

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Dr. Burgoyne-Dechant of Via Christi Clinic spoke to Via Christi Women's Connection about new technology and therapy in ophthalmology.

Dr. Burgoyne-Dechant of Via Christi Clinic spoke to Via Christi Women's Connection about new technology and therapy in ophthalmology.

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  • 1. New technology and therapy inophthalmology: See well at every ageJennifer K. Burgoyne-Dechant, MDBoard certified ophthalmologist
  • 2. Technology Historically, vision correction choices were limited to spectacles and squinting. But today, we live in an age of vision technology and surgical choices!2
  • 3. Basic terms Myopia Hyperopia Astigmatism Presbyopia3
  • 4. Memories … We’ve come a long way baby!4
  • 5. Hard contact lenses Advent of hard contact lenses  Non gas-permeable  Lots of discomfort  Short wearing time  But WOW, no more glasses!5
  • 6. Soft contact lensesSoft contact lenses start a revolution  Comfortable  Overnight/continuous wear  Colored!  Astigmatism correction — torics  Cosmetic/decorative  Single use disposable  Expensive initially6
  • 7. New age spectacles When function meets fashion  High refractive index — no lenses  Photosensitive color change — transition lenses  Progressive add lenses — no-line bifocal  New Wavefront lens correction — custom7
  • 8. Refractive surgery: RK Radial keratotomy  Surgical remodeling of the eye to correct myopia, decrease need for glasses  Pioneered in the 60s — flattens the curvature of the cornea  4-cut, 8-cut and 16-cut procedures for specific results8
  • 9. Refractive surgery: EXCIMER laser Laser  PRK — laser correction revolutionizes industry  LASIK with keratome — “flap and zap"  All laser LASIK — Femtosecond laser  Custom ablations  Eye tracking capabilities9
  • 10. Refractive surgery: Other procedures  INTACS — corneal inlay  Now used for corneal keratonus  Implantable contact lenses — used for extreme near-sightedness10
  • 11. Lens based surgeries Lens surgeries  Old style cataract surgery — Aphakia with thick-lens glasses, ridged lens  Extra-capsular cataract surgery with intraocular lenses  Phacoemulsification revolution  Viscoelastic devices — save the corneal endothelium11
  • 12. Lens based surgeries cont.  Smaller and smaller incisions  Intraocular lenses (IOLS)  Foldable silicone  Acrylic  Monofocals  Premium IOLs:  Multifocal  Torics  Light adaptable  Refractive lens exchange …12 a new era of vision
  • 13. Cosmetic ophthalmology and oculoplastics Eyelid surgery  Blepharoplasty — eyelid lift (upper and lower)  Eyebrow lift — the eyes have it!13
  • 14. Cosmetics Botulinum toxin  BOTOX® Cosmetic, Dysport® and Myobloc® to treat:  Glabellar (frown) lines  Blephrospasm and facial spasm  Excessive sweating  Headaches14
  • 15. Sodium Hyaluronate or “HA” Restore volume and contour  Eye surgery — protects delicate eye tissue during surgery  Healon®  Amvisc®  DuoVisc®  Orthopedics — joint lubricant  Supartz®  Synvisc®  Cosmetic purposes — facial filler  Juvederm®  Restylane®  Perlane®15
  • 16. Beauty benefits LATISSE®  Once a glaucoma eye drop — LUMIGAN®  Now creates long lush eye lashes16
  • 17. The eyes have it! Today’s technology offers you:  Good vision – without glasses  Great looks BOTOX® Cosmetic LATISSE®Blepharoplasty LASIK Fillers17