March 15, 2006


Case Report

Young, Healthy Patient Sees Gray Spots and Loses Vision

This female patient was diagnosed with acute retinal pigment epitheliitis, which resolved without treatment.

Ophthalmic Lenses

The Truth Behind Spectacle Remakes

How to prevent them, how to plan for them, and why your office needs a written policy to manage them.

Patient Care

Does Unilateral Keratoconus Exist?

And if it does, is LASIK permissible on the 'normal' eye? Research suggests it isn't.


Help Children to Ditch the Itch

Spring is almost here. So are ocular allergies. Treating children, once problematic, is now much easier to handle.

Practice Management

A Game Plan for Better Office Design

This architect reveals surprising ideas to improve your office layout and, ultimately, your practice.



Privacy and Private Parts

Uncle Sam gave us HIPAA. Now he wants to spy into our computers. So, if I look at to study anatomy, is that HIPAA-protected?

Clinical Quandaries

Get to Know Your Pharmacist

To get the service you want, first understand what these busy health professionals really do. Know your pharmacist and you'll go far.

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

Lens-Induced Stem Cell Deficit

This can occur as the result of mechanical trauma or inflammatory changes.

Diagnostic Quiz

Meetings and Conferences

News Review


Sweating the Small Stuff

Sometimes, the most basic things in life prove to be the greatest challenges.

Product Review

Retina Quiz

Raised Lesion Occupies Arcade

Is this suspicious finding related to the patient's history of breast and bladder cancer, or does it represent something different?

Therapeutic Review

Just an Eyedrop? Think Again

The following column illustrates the importance of always remembering the potency of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals.