Feb 2007

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Review News

Editor's Page

Bottom Line

When Partnership May Not Be the Best Option

These hidden potential complications can make general partnership a nightmare.

Technology Update

Using Computers to Monitor Patient Flow

New systems allow a practice to track patient and staff location while analyzing timing for better scheduling.

Letters to the Editor

Medicare Q & A

Billing for a New Tool To Monitor AMD

What are the billing issues related to the new Preferential Hyperacuity Perimeter?

Retinal Insider

Revisiting Macular Holes

Advances in technology and refined surgical technique have led to better outcomes for patients with macular holes.

Plastic Pointers

Brow Lift Techniques for the Ophthalmologist

An in-depth look at the options for treating patients with tired-looking eyes or drooping lids.

Glaucoma Management

The Ex-PRESS Shunt: A Better Way to Go?

Data from a recent trial suggests that this option shares the advantages of trabeculectomy —but with fewer risks.

Therapeutic Topics

Paving the Pastures: Urban Life and Allergy

The impact of our environment on our susceptibility to allergic reactions.

Cornea/Anterior Segment

A Better Way to Evaluate CK Candidates

This modification on the standard monovision trial may improve your ability to select prospects for NearVision Conductive Keratoplasty.

Refractive Surgery

Femtosecond Lasers Broaden Their Powers

Adding procedures and increasing speed and safety are some of the modifications that keep this technology on the cutting edge.

Refractive Surgery and The Dry-Eye Patient

Some dry eyes can be salvaged before surgery, others are best left alone.

Product News

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

An emegency visit reveals the effects of an earlier trauma.