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

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

ICE, ICE, Baby

A new combination procedure can help patients undergoing cataract surgery who have open-angle glaucoma.
11/15/2015

Cataracts + Glaucoma = MIGS

Fewer complications and improved IOP control make this a viable option for many.
10/01/2015

Feel the Burn

Can intense pulsed light therapy help your patients with dry eye due to MGD?
09/15/2015

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