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

Diabetes Gone Wild

New technology helps surgeons remove dense preretinal membranes in an eye with advanced PDR.
06/15/2017

Extend Your Patient’s Vision

The Symfony intraocular lens could provide significant benefits for presbyopic patients in need of cataract surgery.
04/15/2017

A Quick Snip to Confirm GCA

Be prepared to comanage patients in need of a temporal artery biopsy.
02/15/2017

Corneas in The Crosshairs

Patients with keratoconus and corneal ectasia have a new treatment option in the United States.
12/15/2016

Say Goodbye to Readers

Your presbyopes looking for something better than monovision should consider the Kamra corneal inlay.
10/15/2016

Two is Better Than One

A new device, the Kahook Dual Blade, could improve IOP lowering and safety in MIGS.
08/15/2016

If At First You Don’t Succeed…

New retinal surgical techniques are breaking boundaries in the fight for vision.
06/15/2016

Tightening the Lid

Medical and cosmetic reasons can lead patients to quietly consider blepharoplasty. Increase opportunities to offer this procedure to your patients.
04/15/2016

Fantastic Voyage

3D visualization of live surgery immerses viewers in the retina during vitrectomies.
02/15/2016

Expanding Outflow with MIGS

A new procedure, Visco360, can be a great stand-alone option, or it can be combined with cataract surgery.
12/15/2015

Upcoming Events

November 3-5, 2017

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care
Location: Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 18 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
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December 1-2, 2017

Retina Update 2017
Location: Sheraton Park Hotel, Anaheim, CA
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD
Up to 11 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
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February 16-20, 2018

SkiVision 2018
Location: Westin Snowmass Conference Center, Aspen, CO
Speakers: Murray Fingeret, OD & Leo Semes, OD 
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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