September 2015


Cross-linking: Finding The Right Parameters

Strengthening the cornea has a host of potential uses—but the ideal parameters are still being worked out.

When Corneal Cross-Linking Goes Bad

Making sure the epithelium heals quickly can avoid many problems, surgeons say.


Review News

Technology Update

Plasma Technology in Ophthalmology

Ionized gases are showing promise in medicine as a means of sterilizing tissue, incising tissue and potentially killling tumors.

Masters of Surgery

Keys to Success as a Corneal Surgeon

A host of suggestions from the professional to the personal on achieving long-lasting satisfaction.

Retinal Insider

Targeting Fas in Retinal Disease

Novel research is exploring protecting photoreceptors and the retinal pigment epithlium in multiple models of retinal disease.

Glaucoma Management

Steroids for Glaucoma: Both Friend and Foe

These drugs can be both beneficial and harmful—and their effects can vary from patient to patient.

Therapeutic Topics

Breaking Down the Enigma of Dry Eye

A look at the science behind the development of lifitegrast, and where it fits into the therapeutic puzzle.

Refractive Surgery

Biometry Is the Key to Phakic IOL Success

The more accurate you are at the beginning of the process, surgeons say, the more accurate your result will be at the end.

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

September 2015 Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Progressively worsening monocular blurred vision leads a 60-year-old woman to seek an evaluation at Wills.