Glaucoma & Cataract, Prof. Eytan Blumenthal

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Volk Blumenthal Iridotomy Lens

An improved lens element design provides precise and tight laser spots, minimizing collateral iris tissue damage as well as distancing the cornea from the iris, reducing the risk of endothelial cell damage. Unique contact profile design allows indentation to open the angle and flatten the peripheral iris Aspheric lens element provides superior optical quality for …

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Iridotomy Lens: From The Press

New Iridotomy Lens with Unique Features Volk Optical has launched a new specialty lens for iridotomy procedures. Developed in conjunction with Eytan Blumenthal MD, the Blumenthal Iridotomy Lens design increases access to the periphery for more efficient glaucoma treatment with less potential for damage to surrounding tissues. The design of the contact lens indents the …

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Dr. Dharmendra Nath Agra, India, teaches a resident how to perform cataract surgery (phacoemulsification): (Video, 25 Minutes)

This video was taken during a recent visit by Prof. Blumenthal to Agra, India to visit Dr. Dharmendra Nath, an expert in cataract surgery and a mentor of numerous international students who arrive from all over the world to  learn modern techniques of performing cataract surgery. In this Video, a resident is performing a Phacoemulsification procedure for …

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Dr. Dharmendra Nath Agra, India, teaches a resident how to perform cataract surgery (phacoemulsification): (Video, 6 Minutes)

This video was taken during a recent visit by Prof. Blumenthal to Agra, India to visit Dr. Dharmendra Nath, an expert in cataract surgery and a mentor of numerous international students who arrive from all over the world to  learn modern techniques of performing cataract surgery. In this Video, a resident is performing a Phacoemulsification procedure for …

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Risk Factors and Incidence of Ocular Hypertension After Penetrating Keratoplasty

Faik Oruc¸oglu, MD, Eytan Z. Blumenthal, MD, Joseph Frucht-Pery, MD, and Abraham Solomon, MD Journal of Glaucoma. 2013 Feb 19. Kudret Eye Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey Department of Ophthalmology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel. ABSTRACT: PURPOSE: Ocular hypertension is a potentially serious complication after penetrating keratoplasty (PKP). Our objective is to determine the risk factors, incidence, …

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