Surgical Minute

Concise overviews of surgical procedures geared to the comanaging optometrist, plus intraoperative videos. By Derek N. Cunningham, OD, and Walter O. Whitley, OD, MBA

Anti-VEGF Injections: Start to Finish

Here’s a step-by-step guide to how it’s performed.
02/15/2020

Triple 20/20

The first trifocal IOL FDA-approved for presbyopia is achieving exciting visual acuity potential.
12/15/2019

Out of the Blue

Using trypan blue vital dye in cataract surgery could be the difference between success and failure.
10/15/2019

A Two-for-one Deal

Here’s when to consider referring your patient for phaco-ECP, which addresses cataracts and glaucoma in one operation.
08/15/2019

Replenish the Epithelium

Patients with limbal stem cell deficiency may require surgical intervention to protect against severe adverse events.
06/15/2019

Just Zap It

Floaters are a nuisance for everyone. When they affect vision, consider referring for vitreolysis.
04/15/2019

Cutting Out Calcifications

Concretions don’t often need excision, but here’s what to expect when they do.
02/15/2019

Spot Remover

Cut it, burn it, freeze it, laser it—there are plenty of ways to tackle xanthelasma.
12/15/2018

Break Up With Your Lid Bumps

With a chalazion and a concurrent pyogenic granuloma, conservative therapy will not provide relief.
10/15/2018

Trauma Drama

Ocular injuries can sometimes be a bloody mess. Here’s how to handle them in four steps.
08/15/2018

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