October 2016


The KAMRA Corneal Inlay in Practice

Tips and pearls this surgeon has amassed for the KAMRA corneal inlay, now that it’s been approved for more than a year.

The Latest Medicare Payment Initiatives

Earlier this year, CMS took its first step to implement legislation modernizing how Medicare pays physicians for quality.

Coming Together: Is a Bigger Practice Better?

Consolidation has become a trend in ophthalmology. Should you be riding the wave?

Questioning NSAIDs For CME Prevention

This post-cataract practice is being challenged. How are surgeons responding?


Review News

Technology Update

New Ways to Diagnose Trouble Earlier

Novel technologies may make it possible to detect signs of disease and begin treatment earlier than ever.

Letters to the Editor

Medicare Q & A

ICD-10 Updates

An overview of the recent updates for ICD-10, covering coding for wet and dry AMD and glaucoma.

Retinal Insider

A Deeper Look at Protocols S and T

An experienced clinician and retinal researcher discusses what the trials’ findings might mean for clinical practice.

Plastic Pointers

Chemical Peels Demystified

A look at the most popular agents for chemical peels and the best ways to employ them.

Glaucoma Management

The Pros and Cons of Using Mitomycin-C

It’s a potentially toxic drug that must be used with care—but when managed properly, it can help to protect vision long-term.

Pediatric Patient

How to Manage Juvenile Open-angle Glaucoma

Early diagnosis and aggressive treatment are paramount, since these patients are often initially asymptomatic.

Therapeutic Topics

Right Between Your Eyes

A look at ocular/nasal interactions and how they can affect our pharmaceutical therapies.

Refractive Surgery

Get to Know Your New Surgical Options

Experts familiar with the new Symfony IOL and the Raindrop corneal inlay share their tips for optimizing outcomes.

Product News

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

October 2016 Wills Eye Resident Case Series

A 49-year-old woman presents with eye pain that’s resistant to pain medications.