July 15, 2005


AMD Report

New AMD Treatments Take Aim at CNV

PDT enhancements and pharmaceutical therapies may help improve visual outcomes in AMD patients.


This O.D. Sees Glaucoma From a Different Angle

Here’s why I chose selective laser trabeculoplasty to bring my elevated IOP under control.

The Gray Scale of Glaucoma Treatment

These two tough cases illustrate how glaucoma diagnosis and treatment come in different shades of certainty and risk.

Income Survey

Income Stagnates, But Satisfaction Doesn't

The average O.D. earns less now than two years ago in inflation-adjusted dollars. Even so, most O.D.s are happy with their income.

Patient Care

Put Dry Eye Treatment Where Your Patient's Mouth Is

These oral medications may help treat your dry eye patients when drops aren’t enough.



I Haven't Got Time for the Pain

We doctors don’t want to admit we can’t fix our own pains. What do I do for a kidney stone? Take two beers and call myself in the morning.

Clinical Quandaries

Scanning Device Not a Must

Even if you don’t have an imaging device, you can still have a healthy glaucoma practice without comanaging every patient.

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

Corneal Refractive Powers Differ

Refractive surgery changes how we determine corneal refractive power for IOL calculations.

Diagnostic Quiz

Letters to the Editor

Meetings and Conferences

News Review


Let Your Voice Be Heard

After all, it's your magazine.

Product Review

Retina Quiz

Patient Has Patches of Problems

How do the suspicious fundus findings relate to complaints of pressure behind the patient’s left eye and his declining visual acuity?