September 2009

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Editor's Page

Bottom Line

With E-prescribing, MDs Put Down Their Pens

Despite some early glitches, ophthalmology leads other specialties in embracing new information technology.

Technology Update

A New Phoroptor for The 21st Century

A classic ophthalmic instrument may soon become faster, smaller and more precise.

Retinal Insider

OCT Units: Which One Is Right for Me?

A detailed look at the principles behind this pervasive technology and the variety of options available.

Plastic Pointers

Laser Treatment Aids Rosacea Patients

Secondary ocular symptoms often bring patients to their ophthalmologist. Laser can ease their cutaneous manifestations.

Glaucoma Management

The Shifting Tides of Glaucoma Surgery

The popularity of different approaches has shifted in recent years—as has the popularity of glaucoma surgery in general.

Therapeutic Topics

Dry Eye: Through The Years in Tears

A look at how research into specific aspects of tears led to the products we use today.

Cornea/Anterior Segment

The Ongoing Evolution of Endothelial Keratoplasty

Refinements in tools and technique are leading to better outcomes, fewer complications and promising new versions of the surgery.

Solve the Mystery of Corneal Thinning Disorders

The experts’ take on the signs to look for, the tests to order and the treatment strategies that work best.

Refractive Surgery

Post-PK Vision That Patients Won’t Reject

This physician thinks surgeons should give PRK in the post-PK patient a second look.

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Intractable blepharitis with an otherwise negative review of systems prompts a visit to the oculoplastics clinic.