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

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

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

Upcoming Events

March 24-26, 2017

Topic: New Technologies and Treatments in Eye Care
Location: Marriott Charleston, Charleston, SC
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO 
Up to 17 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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April 20-23, 2017

Topic: New Technologies and Treatments in Eye Care & OCCRS Joint Meeting
Location: San Diego Marriot Del Mar, San Diego, CA
Up to 28 CE credits (COPE approved)
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June 8-11, 2017

Topic: New Technologies and Treatments in Eye Care
Location: Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club, Orlando, FL
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO 
Up to 18 CE credits (COPE approved)
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