June 15, 2006


ARVO Report

ARVO Retina

Researchers offer new information about AMD drugs, imaging technologies and the effects of diet.

ARVO Glaucoma

A relationship between blood pressure and glaucoma is one of the newest findings.

ARVO Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Researchers discover causes of LASIK-induced dry eye, a treatment for recurrent corneal erosion syndrome and more.

Case Report

New Treatment Gets Patient's Seal of Approval

Learn how patients who have a pterygium can benefit from the use of fibrin sealant in surgery.

Future of Optometry

The Changing Face of Optometry

It's female, but discover why many women have yet to show their faces to the profession.

Patient Care

Identify Acquired Optic Nerve Disease

Here is an overview of five common acquired optic nerve diseases. By identifying them early, you can work to preserve your patients' visual function.

Ophthalmic Drugs: Optometry's Liquid Gold

The ophthalmic drug pipeline is rich with emerging pharmaceuticals that may one day change the way you treat ocular diseases, such as glaucoma, dry eye and macular disease.

Practice Management

The Journey to Going Paperless

These optometrists save about 1.5 hours per day by completing insurance claims electronically.



Have a Joke and a Smile

Want to make your staff happy? Pay them what they deserve. Umm, don't want to do that but you still want a happy staff? Give them a smile.

Clinical Quandaries

Central Serous--in a Flash!

Does this middle-aged male patient have idiopathic central serous retinopathy? Or, did welding put him on the spot?

Pox Vobiscum

Molluscum contagiosum is rare, but its ocular manifestations can be readily diagnosed and managed in the O.D.'s office.

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

The Fuss Over Fusarium

How can you maximize the laboratory yield for this fungus? Also, has the standard of care changed since this outbreak?

Ring Around the Cornea

If a corneal ring makes you suspect Wilson's disease, refer the patient for further diagnostic testing.

Diagnostic Quiz

Glaucoma Grand Rounds

'Not Normal' Tension Glaucoma

Systemic workup of an out-of-the-ordinary normotensive glaucoma suspect reveals an intracranial mass.

Letters to the Editor

Meetings and Conferences

News Review


Supporting a Family

There's more to it than putting food on the table.

Product Review

Retina Quiz

Bullous Lesion Presents O.S.

Would this explain the patient's increasing floaters and progressive decline in vision?

Is Vision Loss Untreatable?

The M.D. referred the patient when an injection failed to resolve blurred vision and metamorphopsia in her left eye.

Therapeutic Review

Uncomfortable in Their Own Skin

Understand the therapeutic options when managing patients who have lumps and bumps.

Sorting Out the Prostaglandins

Don't throw in the towel too early on this potent class of ocular hypotensive agents.