May 15, 2015


Essential Procedures

How to Impress (and Express) Your Patients

Want to express meibomian glands like a pro? Here’s a step-by-step tutorial.


Take Charge of Diabetic Care

Eye care is on the front lines of this public health crisis. Arm yourself with the latest advice to keep patients healthy.

Diagnostic Technology

The Do's and Don'ts of Measuring IOP

Obtaining an accurate IOP reading can be challenging. Try these tonometry tips to help you develop a trusty technique.

Dry Eye Report

Whet Your Appetite for New Dry Eye Drugs

Doctors have few choices to treat this growing diagnosis, but that may change soon. Here’s 10 medications in the pipeline.

Who’s Right: The Patient or the Test?

What do you do when a patient complains of severe dry eye symptoms but objective testing doesn’t agree? Or vice versa?

Optometric Study Center

Recognize Distinctions in Women’s Eye Health

Some issues, both ocular and systemic, have a greater impact on women than men. Learn to identify when the difference can affect how you practice.

Vision Expo

Vision Expo East Emphasizes Tech

Technology continues to revolutionize how you learn and care for patients—but it can also be harmful in some situations.



Chillin’ Like a Grandma

Maybe my grandmother Mimi had it all figured out: just chill. But good luck doing that in our line of work.

Clinical Quandaries

Eye Acts Up as IOP Goes Down

When a patient gets an allergic reaction to glaucoma drops, it’s time to BAK off.

Coding Connection

Clarifying Dry Eye Coding

Don’t get confused by the vision vs. medical coverage dilemma.

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

Blood, Tears and Albumin

In the case of filamentary keratitis, should one eye drop be used over the other?

Diagnostic Quiz

The Loitering Lump

The chief complaint is decreased vision at near in both eyes, and the patient has a lump in her neck. What's the diagnosis?

Neuro Clinic

Optic Pallor Prompts VEP Test

When the visual field and SD-OCT were normal, VEP helped solve the mystery of a patient’s optic nerve pallor.

News Review

In the News

Here is a snapshot of what's happening in the industry.

Medium Drusen May Indicate AMD Progression

Research shows the larger the drusen, the higher the risk of progression to late AMD.

Study Forecasts Future Myopia in Children

One test before first grade predicts myopia by eighth grade.

Virtual Reality Used to Identify Risk of Falls Due to Glaucoma

Researchers find a better way to document the correlation between visual field results and risk of falls in glaucoma patients.

Ocular Surface Review

Getting a Grip on Blepharitis

Are you customizing treatment to the specific form of anterior blepharitis present? You should be. Here’s why.


FDA, Heal Thyself

Bold new legislation might make this famously sclerotic agency more agile.

Product Review

Product Review

A look at some of the latest product offerings in eye care.

Retina Quiz

Pick Your Poison

Life-saving drugs can have detrimental effects. Are you aware of which medicines can complicate vision?

Review of Systems

Red Eye Gone (Adeno) Viral

When you see follicular conjunctivitis, adenovirus should be near the top of your diagnosis list.

Surgical Minute

Femto Surgery: A Cut Above?

Clinicians wonder if this much-touted advance in cataract surgery has proven itself yet.

Therapeutic Review

Give Patients a Recovery Roadmap

When you discover a pituitary tumor, the patient will turn to you to explain what comes next. Here’s what to tell them.