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

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

Spot Remover

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

Upcoming Events

July 15, 2020

Enhancing Vision: Tips and Tricks with Torics
Location: Virtual Event 
Speaker: Chandra Mickles OD, MS, FAAO, FSLS
8:00pm-9:00pm EDT
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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August 29, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Costa Mesa
Location: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approved)

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October 2-3, 2020

Southwest Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Austin Marriott Downtown
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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