â¢ Corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) with riboflavin and UV-A. New approaches (e.g. high intensity CXL) and modified techniques (e.g. combined transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy followed by CXL - âCretan protocolâ, combined photorefractive keratectomy followed by CXL etc.).
â¢ New techniques in managing corneal graft for partial corneal transplantation procedures. Development of new techniques for corneal endothelial transplantation (DSEK, DMEK).
â¢ Femtosecond laser application in corneal, refractive and cataract surgery (e.g. femtosecond laser-assisted intracorneal biopolymer insertion for the symptomatic treatment of bullous keratopathy).
â¢ Refractive surgery - outcomes and new approaches.
â¢ Evaluation of corneal ectatic disorders and treatment options.
â¢ Intracorneal ring segments in keratoconus and post-LASIK ectasia.