Posts Categorized: Research & Reviews

Translations of Oftalmolog articles

Requests for translation of the articles by myself and Per Nelleman in Oftalmolog have been made. I therefore posted translations below, new corrected versions after Steve helped me some with language. Any error made in the translations is my responsibility. Translation-BJn-OftalmologR Translation-PN-OftalmologR

ISBCS discussion in Nordic ophthalmologic press continues

Three articles on ISBCS appear in the June issue of the journal “Oftalmolog”, distributed to members of the ophthalmological societies in Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Sweden. Two (whereof one is written by yours truly) are positive while one focuses on the impossibility to completely guarantee that no disaster ever will strike. I have started… Read more »

JCRS June 2011: Editorial and 2 Finnish papers

Probably many of you already noticed that two Finnish articles, accompanied by an editorial signed Emanuel S. Rosen, in the June issue of Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery present results regarding safety, outcomes and economic advantages of ISBCS . The Helsinki colleagues find clinical and economical evidence to support ISBCS. Go to and choose the June… Read more »

Eurotimes article on ISBCS and infections 2010

The June 2011 issue of Eurotimes contains a summary of Steve’s and my presentations from ESCRS in Paris 2010 about endophthalmitis incidence after ISBCS. Link to the article at Eurotimes’ website:

iSBCS General Principles for Excellence in ISBCS 2009

The International Society of Bilateral Cataract Surgeons has prepared a document suggesting optimal practices for bilateral cataract surgery, which was prepared by a select committee, reviewed by international experts, and voted on and accepted at the iSBCS annual meeting Sept. 14, 2009 in Barcelona, Spain. 2010 07 20 FINAL ISBCS SBCS suggestions from ESCRS Barcelona