December 2009

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Editor's Page

Technology Update

The Rise of the Robotic Eye Surgeon

Though they’re popular in some surgical specialties, robots have more to prove in ophthalmology.

Letters to the Editor

Medicare Q & A

Retinal Insider

Coats’ Disease: Diagnosis And Management

Despitediagnostic advances, the rates of central vision loss remain high.

Glaucoma Management

The Cost Factor: Tubes vs. Trabs Redux

Given the similar outcomes produced by these options, it may be worth considering the difference in expense.

Therapeutic Topics

Why Doesn’t the Ocular Drug Work?

A look at the various barriers and aids to the efficacy of ocular medications.

Cornea/Anterior Segment

Three Newer Methods for Treating Pterygium

A look at autografting, fibrin adhesives and amnion, and a combined approach to improve outcomes.

Refractive Surgery

Surgery Goes from Bladeless to Woundless

This novel approach to presbyopia treatment has achieved two-year follow-up.

Product News

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Persistent high pressure leads to a referral for a glaucoma consultation.