June 2012


A Cornea-Friendly Pterygium Procedure

No-stitch pterygium surgery raises the bar on ocular surface procedures.

Combined Procedures: Know Your Options

There are more options for treating glaucoma during cataract surgery than ever before.

Needles in a Haystack: Monitoring Progression

Advances in technology are improving our ability to detect even early glaucoma progression.

Stick to Your Knitting When Adding Services

Want to know which additional services will work best in your practice? Listen to your patients.


Review News

Editor's Page

Technology Update

Devices for Ocular Imaging on the Go

A look at several handheld imaging systems that give physicians more flexibility regarding when and where they image the eye.

Letters to the Editor

Medicare Q & A

Balancing Medical and Vision Plans

Managing Medicare, vision and medical plans without compromising patient care can be complicated. Here’s help.

Financial Focus

Insuring Yourself: The Devil Is in the Details

Part two of our ongoing series on financial planning looks at securing your most precious asset: your earning potential.

Retinal Insider

Controversies in Retinoblastoma

Treatment approaches have come full circle since the initial proposal—50 years ago—to deliver therapy via the carotid artery.

Plastic Pointers

How to Spot Dangerous Ptosis—The Sequel

The two-part review of the potentially dangerous disease wraps up with three more conditions that warrant close examination.

Glaucoma Management

Childhood Glaucoma: Helping Young Patients

Although many doctors rarely see children with glaucoma, a few basic strategies can make the experience go smoothly.

Therapeutic Topics

A Patient's View of Dry-Eye Disease

A look at what a patient's blink tells us about dry eye, visual acuity and even general fatigue.

Refractive Surgery

ASCRS Survey: LVC Volumes Tumble

Refractive surgeons from ASCRS share their practice patterns, surgical volumes and preferred surgeries.

Product News

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Headache and vision loss bring a woman to her local eye doctor, who notes optic nerve pallor and refers her to the Wills ER.