Refractive Surgery

Shutting the Door on Epithelial Ingrowth

Surgeons share when to watch and wait, and when to do something about ingrowth under the flap.
06/12/2018

Two for One: Bilateral Cataract Surgery

Some say immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery is as safe as staggered procedures.
04/10/2018

Stop the Sneeze to Fight the Haze

The “Pittsburgh Protocol” calms local allergy symptoms for better cataract and refractive outcomes.
03/12/2018

Some New Tricks With Gore-Tex

Two ways to use the resilient suture material for fixating intraocular lenses in challenging surgical cases.
02/09/2018

Is There Still a Place For Manual LRIs?

Not only is there a place for them, but some surgeons say they’re performing them more than ever.
02/09/2018

What’s Behind That SMILE

A look at patient selection, technique and how SMILE compares to LASIK.
02/09/2018

Can Corneal Inlays Work for Your Practice?

Surgeons discuss the pros and cons of this new approach to refractive correction.
02/09/2018

RxLAL: Say Goodbye to Postop Surprise?

A first look at the safety, efficacy and potential implementation of the newly approved light-adjustable lens.
01/10/2018

How to Eliminate Epithelial Ingrowth

Epithelial cells creeping under the LASIK flap are an annoying, though rare, complication. Here’s how to address them.
04/05/2016

Solving the Mystery Of Rainbow Glare

A surgeon says you may be able to treat this infrequent but aggravating complication of LASIK.
03/04/2016