December 2015


The Doctor-Patient Connection Goes Digital

Advances in technology are causing significant changes in the way doctors interact with patients.

The Dos and Don’ts of Social Media

How to help patients and your practice while protecting everyone’s privacy.


Review News

Technology Update

Retinal Imaging On the Cheap

Portable, smartphone-based imaging solutions that allow the diagnostician to hit the road without breaking the bank.

Medicare Q & A

Risk Adjustment Audits For Medicare Part C

Knowing what to expect from a Risk Adjustment Data Validation audit will help to prevent easily avoidable errors.

Retinal Insider

Shifting Focus in Retinal Implant Development

Moving beyond the proof-of-concept stage, a greater emphasis on the functional outcomes of retinal implants is needed.

Glaucoma Management

Treat the Patient— Not Just the Disease

Managing a patient’s ailment may not alleviate the patient’s suffering. Changing our focus can make a world of difference.

Therapeutic Topics

Working Magic with Pharmacokinetics

How increasing the absorption, bioavailability and/or retention of a drug can result in better efficacy without greater side effects.

Refractive Surgery

How to Stay Out Of the Courtroom

Complications will happen, but how you respond to them can make the difference between a happy patient and a lawsuit.

Product News

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

December 2015 Wills Eye Resident Case Series

A developmentally normal 6-month-old male was referred from an outside hospital for further evaluation of presumed bilateral aniridia.