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Anterior Uveitis: The Unusual Suspects  8/15/2015

A systemic infection might be the cause of your patient’s isolated anterior uveitis. Here’s what to look for.
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MRI Reveals EKC Inflammation  7/15/2015

The conjunctival surface isn’t the only location for inflammation in epidemic keratoconjunctivitis. 
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Scars: Not All Doom and Gloom  7/15/2015

Does an Acanthamoeba infection mean the end for a successful LASIK procedure?
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Season of the Itch  7/15/2015

Red, itchy, eyes for three months and Pataday. What's your diagnosis?
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Battle of the Bands  6/15/2015

Knowing the possible reasons behind the resurgence of this common corneal disease is half the battle.
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Hazed and Confused  6/15/2015

What’s causing this patient’s neovascularization and corneal haze?
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Blood, Tears and Albumin  5/15/2015

In the case of filamentary keratitis, should one eye drop be used over the other?


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In the News  5/15/2015

Here is a snapshot of what's happening in the industry.
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Medium Drusen May Indicate AMD Progression  5/15/2015

Research shows the larger the drusen, the higher the risk of progression to late AMD.
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Red Eye Gone (Adeno) Viral  5/15/2015

When you see follicular conjunctivitis, think adenovirus.
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Corneal Harbingers of Systemic Disease  4/24/2015

A routine slit lamp exam may reveal telltale findings of health concerns elsewhere in the body. 
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Coding for RCE and ASP  4/15/2015

A major procedure can be reported separately, but a minor procedure cannot.
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Firm Up Your Approach to Corneal Ectasia  4/15/2015

Optometrists must see these patients “through thick and thin.”
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Highlights of SECO 2015  4/15/2015

Continuing education and award ceremonies kept conference-goers busy.
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In the News  4/15/2015

Here is a snapshot of what's happening in the industry.
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Navigating the Slippery Slope  4/15/2015

Can a patient with corneal ectasia wear a scleral CL with corneal touch?
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Perform ASP and DBD for Stubborn RCE  4/15/2015

If ASP doesn’t do the job, here’s a more aggressive option.
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Seeing Red: How Ocular Rosacea Impacts the Cornea  4/15/2015

This condition can affect more than just the eyelids. 
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Finally, a Consensus on Keratoconus?  4/1/2015

Here’s what experts agreed upon—and what they missed.
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AIDS in America: 30 Years Later  3/15/2015

Do you know the ocular signs of HIV?
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Checks and Balances  3/15/2015

Reestablishing a pH balance is key to controlling ocular damage from chemical burns.
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Drug-Delivering Nanowafer Shows Better Efficacy Than Topical Drops  3/15/2015

A slow-release delivery system improves treatment for CNV in mouse eyes.
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Measure Twice, Cut Once  3/15/2015

Pre-op diagnostic testing is critical to cataract surgery outcomes.
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Fuchs’ Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy—Up Close and Personal  3/4/2015

In vivo confocal microscopy offers an unprecedented look into the disease process.


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Fighting Filamentary Keratitis  2/15/2015

Don't mistake this complex condition for a more typical ocular surface disorder.
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Insert and Remove an Amniotic Membrane Graft  2/15/2015

Apply an amniotic membrane device to speed healing, reduce scarring and improve comfort.


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Quickly Douse Chemical Burns  2/15/2015

Copious eye washing is the necessary first step in combating chemical splashes.
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The Lay of the Land  2/15/2015

When considering IOL implementation, the shape of the cornea plays a big role. 


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When Iris Eyes Aren't Smiling  2/15/2015

Cosmetic iris implants aren't approved in the United States. But that doesn't mean you won't see them in your chair.
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Foreign Body Removal in 12 Steps  1/15/2015

Need to remove a foreign body and rust ring? We’ll show you how it’s done. Here’s the first in a new, six-part, print-and-video instructional series. 


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Gas It Up?  1/15/2015

Though anterior chamber injections can be hazardous, are they the best course of action when treating corneal hydrops? 
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When A Drop Isn't Enough  1/15/2015

Oral antibiotics and analgesics often are clinically necessary when treating certain ocular conditions. Here’s a rundown of our favorite systemic agents. 


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Technology Survey: What You Have Your Eyes On  12/15/2014

To improve their care, optometrists have OCTs, digital cameras and automated refraction systems on their wish lists right now. 

 

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OCT Testing Receives a ‘Nice Complement’  12/15/2014

Today, a multitude of diagnostic technologies can support glaucomatous, corneal and posterior segment findings detected via optical coherence tomography.

 

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Hormones and Ocular Health  11/15/2014

Thyroid eye disease is complex and confounding. This comprehensive review connects the pathophysiology to its clinical presentation.
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Intra-op Astigmatism Correction  11/15/2014

How do the options for management during cataract surgery compare?
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Ocular Urban Legends  11/15/2014

We've heard about these presentations, but have yet to actually see them.
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When the Lens is Down and Out  10/15/2014

These key factors must be considered when troubleshooting a decentered scleral lens.
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Where Do You Stand on These Refractive Surgery Controversies?  10/15/2014

The good news: options abound. The bad news: ditto.
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Can a Donor Cornea be Diseased?  9/15/2014

Put patients at ease. It's extremely rare for a corneal transplant to transmit disease.
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When It's More Than Dry Eye  9/15/2014

Don't overlook or dismiss these concomitant, confounding conditions that can instigate and exacerbate dry eye.
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