February 2018


Is There Still a Place For Manual LRIs?

Not only is there a place for them, but some surgeons say they’re performing them more than ever.

What’s Behind That SMILE

A look at patient selection, technique and how SMILE compares to LASIK.

Can Corneal Inlays Work for Your Practice?

Surgeons discuss the pros and cons of this new approach to refractive correction.


Review News

Ophthalmic Product Development Insights

Editor's Page

Technology Update

The Latest Technology For Toric Alignment

New ways to increase accuracy continue to appear. Here’s a sampling of what’s available.

Medicare Q & A

What’s New in the 2018 Medicare Update?

There are a number of changes to Medicare that practices should know about. This month, we review the most important.

Retinal Insider

Glaucoma Management

Supplements & Glaucoma: Advising Your Patients

Given the popularity of questionable “alternative” treatments, your patients are counting on you to set them straight.

Pediatric Patient

Pearls In Pediatric Ocular Oncology

A brief review of diagnosis and treatment for these potentially life-threatening disorders.

Refractive Surgery

Some New Tricks With Gore-Tex

Two ways to use the resilient suture material for fixating intraocular lenses in challenging surgical cases.

Product News

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

February 2018 Wills Eye Resident Case Series

A yellow pupillary reflex brings a 2-year-old boy in for consultation and treatment at Wills Eye Hospital.