JUL 2013

EyeWorld is the official news magazine of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery.

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10 EW NEWS & OPINION July 2013 Valuable continued from page 9 New Clinical Spotlight video newsletter ASCRS has launched a new electronic newsletter, ASCRS Clinical Spotlight, which will feature clinical gems gleaned from the 2013 annual meeting. This easy-to-view video will be optimized for viewing on handheld devices. Keep an eye on your inbox for this new weekly ASCRS member benefit. Virtual annual meeting experience The ASCRS Meeting Spotlight is a new mini website that was updated daily during the four-day meeting with select videos of clinical courses and symposia. Go to ascrslive.ascrs.org to discover highlights including: • Warren E. Hill, MD, speaking on "Post-Refractive IOL Power Calculations" • David S. Boyer, MD, speaking on "Management of CME: Acute and Chronic" • Friedrich E. Kruse, MD, speaking on "Rejection in Endothelial Keratoplasty" • Kuldev Singh, MD, speaking on "Does Glaucoma Change the Indication for Cataract Surgery?" • Todd P. Margolis, PhD, speaking on "Chronic Pain: Insight for Ophthalmologists" • William B. Trattler, MD, speaking on "Preoperative Evaluation of the Cornea" In other online news ... ASCRS Foundation launches new website The ASCRS Foundation has launched a new website providing detailed information on its ongoing humanitarian, research, and public education initiatives. The site provides quick and easy access to information on the Foundation's multiple programs, along with grant applications, photos, newsletters, and donation forms. Through the new site, users can contribute directly to specific Foundation efforts, including the Robert Sinskey Eye Institute in Ethiopia and the centers of excellence partnership with the Himalayan Cataract Project. Cornea Society debuts new website The Cornea Society has announced the official launch of its newly designed website. The new website offers a cleaner design and improved functionality. The overall navigation has been refreshed, providing quick and easy access to clinical information as well as a new Members Only section. Of particular importance is the site's capability to offer members the opportunity to register for new memberships or renew existing ones online. Members can also read the latest issue of Cornea or Cornea Society News online through the Members Only section. Other features on the new site include a redesigned home page, news and announcements, meeting updates, and easy, one-step registration for meetings and events. EW Contact information: Sebrell: csebrell@ASCRS.org

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