February 2016


Does Your Patient Have a Dysfunctional Lens?

Surgeons weigh the merits of a new characterization of pre-cataract.

Topography-guided Ablation: A User’s Guide

This technology promises to improve many patients’ vision, but surgeons need to start slowly.

Update on Corneal Inlays for Presbyopia

One approved, two in trials, the inlays offer differing mechanisms of action.


Review News

Ophthalmic Product Development Insights

Technology Update

New Thinking on IOL Calculations

Surgeons are developing new formulas, calculators and mathematical algorithms to help you select the right lens.

Medicare Q & A

What’s New in 2016: Fees, Codes and More

There are no new ICD-10 codes at this time, but there are plenty of other changes to codes and reimbursements to know about.

Retinal Insider

Real-World Utilization of Anti-VEGF Agents

How ‘real world’ clinical experience with anti-VEGF drugs in treating three FDA-approved indications differs from clinical trial results.

Glaucoma Management

Managing Glaucoma with ICE Syndrome

Because of the other issues associated with ICE syndrome, many standard glaucoma treatments are ineffective.

Pediatric Patient

Ptosis: Diagnostic Tips & Surgical Options

Congenital blepharoptosis can occur in isolation or in conjunction with other ophthalmic and systemic findings.

Therapeutic Topics

Wintering with Ocular Allergies

A look at the attributes of perennial allergy and therapies designed to combat the chronic inflammation it engenders.

Refractive Surgery

Stabilizing the Cornea with Intacs

Intracorneal ring segments can be great for stabilizing keratoconus, but be ready for the insertion challenges.

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

February 2016 Wills Eye Resident Case Series

His ophthalmologist’s concern over a potential cerebrovascular event prompts a patient to seek further help at Wills Eye.