February 15, 2017

Features

Dry Eye

Dry Eye: A Young Person’s Disease?

The literature shows symptoms are no longer limited to older patients. Here’s what that means for your practice.

Innovations in Eye Care

CLs Beyond Vision Correction: Connecting to the Internet of Things

Smart contact lenses might appear in your office sooner than you think. Here’s what’s ahead and how it might impact your practice.

Eyesight to the Blind: The Promise of Retinal Prosthetics

The team that developed the Argus II implant explains the state of the art.

Reinventing Glaucoma Therapy

The advent of sustained-release drug delivery systems may finally break through the compliance barrier. Here’s a preview of what’s coming next.

Stem Cells: The Future of Corneal Rehabilitation

Modern science can provide replacements for dead tissue that’s been historically complicated to replace.

Optometric Study Center

Are You Missing These Optic Nerve Disorders?

Understanding the pathophysiology of the anomaly is key to proper diagnosis.

Retina Report

Read the Retinal Vasculature Like a Pro

Experts describe the causes and contours of congenital arteriovenous anomalies.

SECO Preview

See the Future at SECO 2017

Optometrists can stay ahead of the curve with more than 200 CE courses at this year’s conference.

Departments

Chairside

If You Can’t Beat ’Em, Join ’Em

You optometry bullies know who you are, and I have a plan to get back on top.

Clinical Quandaries

Got Milk?

A patient presents with bilateral vision loss and nothing obvious to explain it. What gives? It could be a milky nuclear sclerotic cataract.

Coding Connection

Ups and Downs of Innovation

Beware of these common pitfalls when integrating new technology into your practice.

Diagnostic Quiz

Red-eyed and Blue

A patient presents with pain in her left eye for one week. Could an experiment involving the installation of electrodes to her left eye be the culprit?

Focus on Refraction

Binocularity, How Sacred Art Thou?

Easily obtained single binocular vision is certainly a priority. But its achievement isn’t always the best end goal for the patient.

Glaucoma Grand Rounds

Welcome to the Office

When new patients give you a try, use all the tools at your disposal to display confidence.

News Review

News Review

Technology | Concussions | Contact Lens Survey | 21st Century Cures Act

Outlook

We Have the Technology

Our innovation issue celebrates science with a look at medical breakthroughs here today and on the way.

Product Review

Product Review

Contact Lenses | Contact Lens Care | Dispensing Equipment | Cosmeceuticals

Retina Quiz

A Real Dog of a Diagnosis

When a patient’s vision is blurry even after cataract surgery, check the retina.

Surgical Minute

A Quick Snip to Confirm GCA

Be prepared to comanage patients in need of a temporal artery biopsy.

Therapeutic Review

Is it Time to Drop the Drops?

Postoperative cataract care is becoming more user-friendly, but the jury remains undecided regarding “dropless” surgery.

Through My Eyes

The ‘Eye-tech’ Practice

In 2017, expect new technologies with potential to change eye care and patient’s lives.

Urgent Care

Managing a Cat-tastrophe

A bacterial infection transferred from a pet can lead to urgent eye issues.