April 2011


Making the Most of Anterior Segment OCT

The detailed images produced by this technology are proving to be of value in many clinical situations.

Meaningful Use of EHR Technology

For Medicare patients, ophthalmologists have five years to meet meaningful use criteria or they will be penalized.

Can You Afford to Do Femtosecond Cataract?

The precise results are there; surgeons are hoping that the financial reward will be too.


Review News

Editor's Page

Technology Update

Where Are the Toric Phakic Lenses?

A look at the design and outcomes of toric phakic intraocular lenses and when U.S. surgeons may be able to use them.

Medicare Q & A

Coding for Refractive Error After Surgery

Fixing errors after cataract surgery may be as simple as prescribing lenses, but coding the procedure may prove tricky.

Retinal Insider

Options to Approach Retained Lens Material

Management of retained intraocular lens fragments plays a great role in determining the final visual acuity.

Glaucoma Management

Genetics & Glaucoma: What We Can Do Today

As our understanding in this area evolves, its promise as a clinical tool is slowly becoming real.

Therapeutic Topics

Ocular Antihistamines Revisited: Beyond H1

Breaking down the body’s histamine receptors and focusing on the characteristics of one in particular: the H4 receptor.

Refractive Surgery

Radial Keratotomy: A Star Is Reborn

Surgeons can use the original corneal refractive procedure to clean up small refractive errors after premium lens surgery.

Product News

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Swollen eyelids, a ‘bulging’ eye and a tumor diagnosis by another hospital lead a patient to seek treatment at the Wills ER.