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Technology Update

Genetic Testing: New Resources & Challenges

New tests are expanding the usefulness of genetic analysis and promising to simplify the diagnostic process.

Mobile Apps to Boost Productivity

New applications for documentation, organization and easy access to data let you raise your smartphone’s IQ.

Glaucoma: In Search of the Perfect Stent

New ab interno devices in the pipeline offer novel advantages while addressing some of the limitations of earlier approaches.

Honing Intrastromal AK Nomograms

Surgeons say these new incisions can help if toric lenses aren’t an option or don’t treat all of a patient’s astigmatism.

Smartphone Camera Adapters Get Simpler

Devices that help smartphones take high-quality pictures of the eye are getting more portable, less expensive and easier to use.

Mobile Surgery Keeps on Trucking

A rundown of the companies that offer mobile surgical devices to ophthalmologists and how the arrangements work.

Surgical Supervision For the 21st Century

High-speed, high-definition technology is making it possible to help guide surgery taking place in remote locations.

Ocular Sealants and Glues in Review

A look at the ways ophthalmologists use sealants and glues, and where the newly approved ReSure sealant fits in.

Intraoperative OCT Coming into Focus

Manufacturers are finding ways to make this technology available during surgery, giving surgeons a whole new view.

Smartphones Take on Astigmatism

Surgeons say you can make use of a powerful tool you almost always have with you to help tame patients’ cylinder.