October 2009

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Review News

Editor's Page

Bottom Line

7 Reasons Your Advisor Was Surprised by 2008

These common assumptions can leave your retirement plans in a vulnerable position.

Technology Update

The Femtosecond Enters New Territory

Femtosecond lasers take their precision into the cataract realm.

Letters to the Editor

Medicare Q & A

Retinal Insider

Emerging Targets in AMD Treatment

An extensive look at the therapies that may represent the next wave of AMD treatment.

Glaucoma Management

Glaucoma’s Impact: Risk Versus Benefit

Understanding the extent of disability being caused is key when deciding how aggressively to treat.

Therapeutic Topics

Should You Administer The Herpes Vaccine?

Ophthalmologists are in a good position to protect patients at risk for herpes zoster ophthalmicus.

Cornea/Anterior Segment

Keratoconus: Time to Rewrite the Textbooks

Recent work is showing that many patients with keratoconus or post-LASIK keratoectasia are contributing to their own condition.

Arresting the Freefall of Corneal Ectasia

What you need to know about the current results of using corneal cross-linking as a treatment for post-LASIK ectasia.

How the Femtosecond Improves PK Outcomes

Reduced postop astigmatism and other benefits may be possible using the newer laser technology.

Refractive Surgery

A Modest Proposal For Decentered Flaps

A properly programmed excimer laser, iris registration and a fluorescent dye may be all you need for precise centration.

Product News

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Following leg pain and headache, an otherwise healthy boy collapses. Months later, persistent decreased vision led to a visit to Wills.