April 15, 2010



Step Up Your Ocular Allergy Care

Ocular allergies likely affect many of your patients. But, you can actively help relieve their symptoms by developing a comprehensive ocular allergy treatment protocol.

Case Report

When to Monitor or Treat VMT

Cases of vitreomacular traction progress very differently, so keep a close eye on your patient.

Contact Lenses

It’s Time to Rethink Mini-Scleral Lenses

This new scleral lens features the use of scleral contour data to create a more accurate lens design.

5 Contact Lenses to Consider

Five new contact lenses each offer different benefits for your patients: Multifocal, Daily Disposables, Eco-Friendly, Toric, Water-Retention.

Patient Care

Complementary and Alternative Therapy for Glaucoma

Green tea and ginkgo biloba for glaucoma? Sleeping upright to bring down IOP? Learn what your patients may be using to treat their glaucoma.



Really Gross Anatomy

The eye is a window not only to the soul, but to other parts the body. Here are some anatomic examples that you’ve probably forgotten about.

Clinical Quandaries

Is Technology Making Us Lazy?

New clinical technology is supposed to make our lives easier and better. But is it doing so at the risk of our clinical skills?

Coding Connection

When Contacts Are Necessary

Medically-necessary contact lenses are tough to fit—and tough to get paid for.

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

Can Eye Gnats Cause Infection?

These little bugs can cause big-time irritation in Southern states.

Diagnostic Quiz

Glaucoma Grand Rounds

The End of the Line?

A severely visually impaired woman with glaucoma recently transferred care to our office. Can we help her, or is she out of options?

News Review


Don’t Do Me Any Favors

Sometimes, authority figures need to ignore short-sighted requests in the interest of doing what’s best for those they are meant to protect.

Product Review

Retina Quiz

HIV+ Patient Sees Blur

This HIV-positive patient presented with mild pain and severely blurred vision. Is his condition to blame? Or, is there another underlying cause?

Therapeutic Review

I Heart Dry Eye

Patients manifest dry eye differently. So, here are some suggestions on how to match drops to your dry eye patients.