Refractive Surgery

How to Think Outside the Capsule

A novel approach to cataract surgery and lens replacement offers some benefits, but its adoption rate may be slow.

Find Common Ground With Premium Patients

An update to the venerable Dell Patient Questionnaire may help you crack the code of proper preop patient communication.

Surgery 101: Managing Endothelial Risk

A stepwise approach to avoiding damage to the endothelium during cataract surgery.

Tips for Fixating IOLs With Gore-Tex Sutures

A step-by-step guide for suturing the Akreos and the Cz70BD intraocular lenses.

Should RLE Surgeons Brace for Dislocations?

A look at the data, and surgeon experience, regarding factors that influence the long-term stability of IOLs in the capsular bag.

Going the Xtra Mile With LASIK

Surgeons say an abbreviated version of corneal cross-linking can help healthy LASIK eyes have a more stable result.

Get to Know Your New Surgical Options

Experts familiar with the new Symfony IOL and the Raindrop corneal inlay share their tips for optimizing outcomes.

Tips for Pre-LASIK Resurfacing

Doing your prep work ahead of time will make things smoother in the long run, surgeons say.

Aberrometry in the OR: Raising the Bar

With a growing database and increasing competition, this technology continues to show promise.

Femtosecond Cataract: Dodge the Pitfalls

Capsulotomy and lens fragmentation  are key steps during which a case can falter.