Nov 2006

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Editor's Page

Technology Update

Breaking New Ground In Ultrasound

A new instrument provides an in vivo look at the eye’s outflow system. Plus, high-frequency self-contained probes are finally becoming a reality.

Retinal Insider

How to Recognize and Treat Chorioretinal Folds

Though this is uncommon, it’s important to recognize its distinctive signs.

Plastic Pointers

Solving the Mystery Of the Itchy Eyelid

The cause of an itchy eyelid can be a diagnostic puzzle, but persistence often uncovers some common culprits.

Glaucoma Management

Beta Blockers: They’re Still in the Game

Although prostaglandins are often used as first-line therapy, beta blockers remain a powerful part of the armamentarium.

Therapeutic Topics

Demystifying Dumulcents

A look at the varieties of this common agent and how they can help soothe patients’ eyes.

Cornea/Anterior Segment

Dry Eye: Closing the Treatment Gap

Despite advancements in the understanding of the causes of dry eye and new products to relieve it, the condition remains undertreated.

NAAION: Making the Best of a Tough Diagnosis

The causes and treatment of non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy are still up for debate—but clues continue to appear.

How to Read and React To Excessive Tearing

When a patient has excessive tearing doctors should maintain a high suspicion for dry eye or some ocular surface problem.

Refractive Surgery

Refractive Surgeons Get a New Laser

This new device uses an aspheric ablation profile to improve vision postop.

Product News

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Persistent pain drives a patient to seek care, which uncovers a rare manifestation of a diverse disease.