December 2011


Ophthalmology: The Next Generation

Despite the challenges facing the profession, applicants are plentiful, highly qualified and optimistic about the future.

What’s the Future of Private Practice?

Practices that use all their staff to the fullest will be well-prepared for the imminent spike in patient demand, say experts.


Review News

Editor's Page

Technology Update

Letters to the Editor

Retinal Insider

The Pipeline for Dry Macular Degeneration

Novel approaches include antioxidant therapy, protecting photoreceptors and RPE and suppressing inflammation.

Glaucoma Management

Taking Glaucoma Codes To the Next Level

The new ICD-9 codes should help prevent unfair physician profiling—and benefit research as well.

Therapeutic Topics

The Pros and Cons of Dry-Eye Technologies

A look at the advantages and disadvantages of time-honored methods as well as new techniques and devices.

Cornea/Anterior Segment

How FLAK Is Changing Keratoplasty

Femtosecond laser-assisted keratoplasty yields visual comparable to PKP but with better healing and graft strength.

Refractive Surgery

Refractive Insights From the ISRS Survey

The U.S. members of the International Society of Refractive Surgery are still trying to rebuild their LASIK volume.

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

A young man with visual distortion and an inability to look up leads him to the Wills Eye Emergency Room.