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

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

Snip and Squeeze: Canaliculitis

Surgery may be the best option for patients with this condition.
06/15/2018

The MIGS Just Keep on Coming

Two new devices expand the treatment portfolio and target novel pathways.
04/15/2018

Lumps and Bumps Be Gone

Shave excision can be a simple answer to your patient’s eyelid margin lesion.
02/15/2018

An Eyelid Tuck

A few snips and these malpositioned eyelids are back to protecting the globe.
12/15/2017

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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