October 2011


Where Will Your Next Tech Come From?

More diverse, more mobile and with vastly different expectations, today’s pool of assistants and technicians calls for new approaches.

Will Ophthalmology Cripple You?

Physical strain in the clinic and OR can take a serious toll. Here's how to stay out of trouble.

Update: Treatments for Diabetic Retinopathy

Combination therapy utilizing drugs and macular laser appears to be a practical and sustainable approach until safer, longer-acting drugs are developed.

Will the New Drugs Beat the New Bugs?

As bacteria continue to develop resistance to current classes of drugs, researchers consider new technologies.

Systemic Drugs with Ocular Side Effects

Elderly patients are often taking medications for osteoporosis, erectile dysfunction and prostate conditions that are known to have ocular side effects.

The Ins and Outs of Lens Explantation

In today's cataract arena, if you want to put lenses in, you'd better be ready to take them out, says this surgeon.

Optics: More Important Than You Think

The science of optics is not just an academic pursuit—it affects nearly every important clinical decision an ophthalmologist makes.


Review News

Editor's Page

Technology Update

Better Presentations Through Photoshop

How one surgeon used consumer software to solve a surgical mystery and then produce a presentation about it.

Medicare Q & A

ICD-10 Introduces New CM Coding Standards

The number of CM (Clinical Modification) codes has increased to allow for detailed tracking of signs and symptoms of disease.

Glaucoma Management

Identifying Patients at Risk for Nonadherence

Because improving patient compliance requires time and effort, it makes sense to focus on those most likely to miss doses.

Therapeutic Topics

Glaucoma and Dry Eye: A Tough Combo

How chronic glaucoma treatment can give rise to ocular surface disease, and how you can treat them both.

Refractive Surgery

How to Hone Your Femtosecond Flaps

Even the best technology is no good if it's not used properly. Here's how to maximize the potential of your femtosecond laser.

Product News

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

ER visit prompted by decreased vision with symptoms of headache, malaise and mild neck stiffness.