April 2016


Is There Room for God in the Exam Room?

There’s substantial literature on whether and how religion and prayer impact medical care. Still, there is little consensus.

Confessions of a New Chairman on Recruiting

Current treatments are saving eyes and lives.

Better Options Emerging In Ocular Oncology

Current treatments are saving eyes and lives.

The Future of Gene Therapy

Experts in the vanguard of retinal gene therapy share their visions of the future.

Stem Cells: The Future Looks Bright

New ideas and discoveries are leading to new possibilities for stem cell use.


Review News

Technology Update

New Ways to Catch Keratoconus Preop

Surgeons say using the technology you have can help yield more accurate pre-LASIK screening results.

Medicare Q & A

Masters of Surgery

Air to Displace Submacular Hemorrhage

Adding air through this simple technique can achieve better displacement of a hemorrhage.

Retinal Insider

Ultra-Widefield Retinal Imaging in Uveitis

Advances in imaging have led to improved quantitative and qualitative assessment of uveitis-related pathology.

Plastic Pointers

Eyelid Lesions: Diagnosis and Treatment

A look at some of the common eyelid lesions that you may encounter in practice, their risk factors and treatment options.

Glaucoma Management

When a Prostaglandin Drop Isn’t Enough

Many patients need more than a prostaglandin in order to reach your target IOP. Here are the pros and cons of each option.

Therapeutic Topics

Caring for the Eye’s Gatekeepers

A look at the etiology, signs and symptoms of blepharitis, as well as strategies for treatment.

Refractive Surgery

How to Eliminate Epithelial Ingrowth

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

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

April 2016 Wills Eye Resident Case Series

A young boy’s nyctalopia and deteriorating vision over the course of a year prompts a referral to the Pediatrics and Genetics Service.