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

Stop the Drop?

Newer drug options are quickly making a name for themselves when it comes to post-op care.
08/15/2020

Keep This MIGS On The Radar

Surgeons have much to gain when they add the Hydrus Microstent to their arsenal.
06/15/2020

When Surgery Isn't Sufficient

A new IOL can be adjusted post-implantation to provide more optimal outcomes.
04/15/2020

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

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September 22, 2020

Beyond Refraction: Contoured Prism Correction for Symptomatic Headache, Neck Tension and Digital Eye Strain
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
8:00pm EST
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September 24, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Lloyd Clark, MD and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, AAO
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Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Fall Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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