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

Peel it Back

Foveoschisis requires surgical intervention. Here’s what the MD will do to alleviate traction and protect the retina.
12/15/2022

Sweep for RCE

Newer diagnostic techniques can identify patients as well as guide appropriate medical and surgical treatments.
10/15/2022

All that Glistens

New IOL materials and designs aim to reduce bothersome issues such as dysphotopsias.
08/15/2022

Hole in One

The recently approved Evo Visian ICL comes with a central port that allows aqueous movement, eliminating the need for a PI.
06/15/2022

Ring Me Up

The IC-8 IOL creates a permanent pinhole effect, improving the prospects for a monovision approach.
04/15/2022

Those Pesky Floaters

Vitrectomy is a safe option to rid patients of vitreous opacities.
02/15/2022

On the Bubble

Silicone vitrectomy helps save eyes with severe globe trauma.
12/15/2021

Special Delivery

The Durysta implant eases glaucoma hassles—for a time.
10/15/2021

A Promising Offspring

The new Synergy IOL combines the designs of two previous lenses in the same family.
08/15/2021

IOP Control: Time to Play Offense?

Interventional glaucoma allows optometrists to minimize the treatment burden for our patients.
06/15/2021