March 15, 2005


Annual Comanagement Report

Refractive Surgery Options Expand

Wavefront-guided LASIK, femtosecond laser and phakic IOLs are some of the new procedures for our patients.


How to Wade Through Safe Harbors

There are three federal anti-kickback laws you should be aware of. But, be warned … These waters are murky.

Ophthalmic Lenses

Premium Lenses Offer More Benefits Than Improved Vision

When prescribing lenses for your patients, consider whether they have reading disabilities, experience migraines or have epilepsy.



Are You Blind? No. Cuckoo? Yes.

More and more patients are presenting with a problematic and confounding diagnosis. Officially, it’s called ‘crazy as a loon.’

Clinical Quandaries

When to Send for Macugen

Will this new treatment for wet AMD replace photodynamic therapy?

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

New Therapies for Atopic KC?

Are there new therapies for atopic keratoconjunctivitis? The answer depends on whom you ask.

Diagnostic Quiz

Glaucoma Grand Rounds

Glaucoma and Optic Atrophy

Don’t miss the subtle signs of conversion to glaucoma in a patient with an already compromised optic nerve.

Letters to the Editor

Meetings and Conferences

News Review


Meet the Editors

Here are the people with whom I “comanage” to put together this magazine.

Product Review

Retina Quiz

Could a Teen Have AMD?

Or, is there another logical explanation for this patient’s gradual vision loss and suspicious macular lesions?

Therapeutic Review

How to Treat Ocular Allergy

Oral antihistamines have been used to treat allergies, but are they safe and effective for ocular allergies?