COS in the news – 2014
Colour-changing eye implants not worth the risk, doctor warns
COS president, Dr. Allan Slomovic
, speaks out against this new trend in cosmetic eye surgery. “They are lured by the appeal that this is a painless 15-minute procedure,” Slomovic told CTV News. “However, the complications and serious side effects can last the rest of their lives.”
CTVNews.ca, December 14, 2014
Orly Shamir first Canadian to receive ‘bionic eye’
COS member, Dr. Robert Devenyi
, who is Orly Shamir’s surgeon and a professor of ophthalmology and vision sciences at the University of Toronto, talks about how this technology may transform the lives of the visually impaired.
The Current, video, CBC Radio, 19 November 2014
“‘We’re seeing cataracts at a younger age,’ says Dr. Rosa Braga-Mele
, director of cataract surgery at Toronto’s Kensington Eye Institute and a member of the Canadaian Ophthalmological Society.”
, September 2014, page 44
Interview with Dr. Rosa Braga-Mele
COS member, Dr. Rosa Braga-Mele
, answers Zoomer questions on eye care and explains keratoconjunctivitis sicca, also known as dry eye syndrome.
Goldhawk Fights Back
, Zoomer Radio, November 28, 2013
COS president, Dr. Paul Rafuse
, comments on the risk factors for glaucoma.
Canadian Health & Lifestyle
, Spring 2014 (p. 17, bottom)