November 2012


Changing Treatment Paradigms in Glaucoma

With the incidence of glaucoma on the rise, truly customizing treatment can be challenging.

Common Wisdom: Science of Myth?

Many clinical choices are made for reasons other than scientific evidence. Here, clinicians challenge a number of popular beliefs and habits.

Divergence Insufficiency: An Ongoing Challenge

This rare disorder can afflict older adults and the diagnosis is elusive.

Examining the Cross-linking/Intacs Link

To treat keratoconus and post-LASIK ectasia, combining these procedures may provide better results than treating with either procedure alone.

Maximizing the Gift of Ocular Tissue

Human donor tissue can play a critical role in moving ocular research from animal models to clinical application—potentially answering some of the big questions in ophthalmology.

Pas de Deux: The New Practice Reality

The changing landscape of medical practice demands paired leadership, with physicians and administrators working in concert.

The ACO Model Faces the Eye Test

The pros and cons of accountable care organizations and what their inception means for ophthalmology.


Review News

Editor's Page

Technology Update

The Swinging Flashlight Goes Digital

Highly accurate detection of relative afferent pupillary defect is under study as a screening tool for multiple conditions.

Retinal Insider

Stem Cells for Retinal Degenerative Diseases

Cell-based therapies may one day prevent or even reverse blinding diseases of the retina. Here’s where we stand today.

Plastic Pointers

Cosmetic Use of Botulinum Toxin

Here’s a look at the available products and techniques to make the best use of injectable botulinum toxin in your patients.

Glaucoma Management

Health Literacy: Making Sure You’re Understood

Incomplete communication with patients can have serious consequences. Here’s how to get it right the first time.

Therapeutic Topics

Prime Factors of Ocular Allergy

A guide to understanding the process known as allergen priming, which plays a key role in allergic conjunctivitis.

Refractive Surgery

The LenSx Laser Causes a Flap

An approval for the creation of LASIK flaps increases the functionality of Alcon’s femtosecond laser.

Product News

Research Review