June 2011


SLT on the Front Lines of Treatment

Some surgeons say SLT's safety and efficacy make it a good candidate for first-line therapy.

Can You Trust Your IOP Readings?

Goldmann applanation tonometry is still the gold standard for measuring IOP, but its accuracy is influenced by multiple factors.

IOP: Managing the Fluctuation Factor

Variations in intraocular pressure are proving to be more unpredictable than previously believed.

Make the Most of Your Residency

Developing these habits may pay dividends for ophthalmology residents.


Review News

Editor's Page

Technology Update

Alcon/WaveLight's FS200 In Practice

The newest femtosecond laser in the United States takes a different approach to certain aspects of flap making.

Letters to the Editor

Retinal Insider

Advances and Challenges Mark Uveal Melanoma

Diagnosis and treatment of uveal melanoma have advanced significantly, but questions and challenges remain.

Plastic Pointers

Evaluating Epiphora: Nothing to Cry About

The potential causes of excess tearing can be hard to sniff out. Here's a proven method, and a stepwise approach to treatment.

Glaucoma Management

Glaucoma and EHR: Perfect Together?

Switching to electronic records is challenging, but the new modality offers (mostly) advantages for glaucoma management.

Therapeutic Topics

It’s Time to Think About the Blink

In addition to defending the eye from particles and allergens, the blink can help diagnose certain diseases as well.

Cornea/Anterior Segment

Evolution in Chemical Injuries and Burns

Instead of solely supportive therapy such as steroids and antibiotics, today we can take a more active role in treatment.

Refractive Surgery

How to Stunt Patients’ Epithelial Ingrowth

You can wait on some ingrowth, while in other cases you need to act fast, say experienced refractive surgeons.

Product News

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

A patient notes a change in the appearance of his eyes and difficulty on looking up, prompting a visit to Wills Eye Institute.