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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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How to 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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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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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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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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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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A Corneal Conundrum  8/15/2014

Are these post-LASIK complications clinically distinct entities, or a continuum?
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A Natural Alternative to Drugs  8/15/2014

When ocular inflammation is too severe to manage with NSAIDs or steroids alone, consider an amniotic membrane graft.
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Sjögren’s: Plaquenil is No Better Than Placebo  8/15/2014

Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil, Sanofi-Aventis) therapy is no better than placebo in patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome.
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The Antibiotic Didn't Work  8/15/2014

How would you treat this patient?
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The Damage Candida Can Do  8/15/2014

Endogenous fungal endophthalmitis is a potentially blinding condition that requires prompt intervention.
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ASP: Take a Bite Out of RCE  7/16/2014

Even Cleopatra would favor this simple, needle-based procedure.
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Fresh Ink  7/15/2014

Corneal tattooing can mask scars and leucoma while improving visual acuity. But how is this technique performed?
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Swimming with the Sharks  6/15/2014

Pools and hot tubs can host a number of infectious agents.
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The Pterygium Triangle  6/15/2014

Surgical removal can free patients from chronic, ineffective medical management.
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Blurred Lines  9/15/2013

Many surgeons have turned to DMEK as an alternative to DSEK.
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Did You Miss a Spot?  8/15/2013

Appearance and location can help you diagnose a conjunctival lesion.

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Three Months, Three Problems  6/16/2013

Patient presents with pain following a fingernail injury to her left eye three months earlier.
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The Resurgence of Punctal Occlusion  6/16/2013

This modality has gained prominence of late.
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14th Annual Report from ARVO  5/15/2013

From corneal transplant outcomes to the eagerly-awaited results of AREDS2.
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ARVO: Cornea  5/15/2013

This year’s research focused on optimized corneal health.
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Post-CXL: Under Pressure?  5/15/2013

Increases in measured IOP have been reported in post-CXL keratoconic.

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Artificial Cornea Intelligence  1/15/2013

This expert advice can help you reduce complications in patients with keratoprostheses.

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DLK Adds Insult to Injury  12/17/2012

Diffuse lamellar keratitis can crop up in post-LASIK patients, even years after the surgery.

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Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking  9/15/2012

This might help keratoconus patients and others who suffer from ectasia.

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Cross-Linking Conundrums  9/15/2012

Are researchers finally arriving at any conclusions about safety and efficacy?
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Rosacea in Full Bloom  8/15/2012

It’s a lifelong battle for most patients to maintain corneal health.
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A Peripheral Look at BMS  7/15/2012

This corneal edema involves the peripheral 2mm to 3mm of the cornea.
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ARVO: Cornea  5/15/2012

The effect of contact lenses on the eye was high on the agenda at ARVO 2012.

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A Real Pain in the Eye  4/16/2012

There’s no shortage of pain management options for severe corneal injuries.

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More Than a New Rx?  4/16/2012

A biomicroscope revealed a small, dense, white lesion in the inferior portion of the left cornea.
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A Wound That Won’t Heal  3/15/2012

With diabetic patients, you may need to pull out all the stops to put an end to RCEs.
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