October 15, 2015


Annual Surgery Report

Can't Get No Satisfaction: Post-cataract Surgery Dysphotopsias

Although they are little, they can cause a lot of trouble for cataract patients. Here’s what you need to know.

No Kidding Around: Managing Pediatric and Early-onset Cataract

When a younger-than-expected patient presents with lens opacity, can you identify the cause?

Principles and Protocols of Cataract Comanagement

It’s our responsibility to care for our patients from diagnosis through the postoperative recovery process. Here’s what you need to know.

Retinal Considerations Prior to Cataract Surgery

Referring patients for cataract removal is common, but when a posterior segment pathology interferes, it must be handled delicately.

Dry Eye

Customized Solutions for the Dry Eye Patient

When conventional therapies are insufficient, it may be time to turn to compounding pharmacies.


Get Taut on Floppy Eyelid Syndrome

This foreboding finding may foretell of some more serious conditions.


Neuroimaging 101 For the Optometrist

The inside scoop on looking inside the skull.

Optometric Study Center

Ocular Health: A Matter of the Heart

Vascular dysregulation can have a huge impact on the eyes. Here is what you need to know.



Learning the Texas Lingo

Things are a little different around here, but I think I’m gonna like it.

Clinical Quandaries

Drag and Droop

What’s causing this patient’s ptosis and diplopia? It’s time to think systemic.

Coding Connection

Comanagement Essentials

It is important to keep up with the legalities of pre- and post-cataract surgery care.

Diagnostic Quiz

Personal Foul

A hit to the eye left a patient seeing an “impressive” flash of light. Can you offer a diagnosis?

Focus on Refraction

Child’s Play – Or Is It?

A seemingly simple diagnosis may overshadow common independent comorbidities that also require management.

Glaucoma Grand Rounds

Out-of-Character Ocular Disease

A patient with ocular hypertension presents unusual findings on OCT.

Letters to the Editor

Glaucoma Care Belongs in Optometry’s Wheelhouse

Readers share their thoughts on recent articles and columns.

News Review

Australian Vision Therapy Study Makes a Media Splash

Can the physiological blind spot shrink through training?

In the News

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

Lesions Linked with Retinal Non-perfusion

New research highlights the importance of the peripheral retina in diabetic retinopathy progression.

Reading, Genes Increase Risk of Myopia in Children

Children with a particular gene variation are more likely to develop myopia when they engage in close reading, Study finds.

Retina Offers Insights into Schizophrenia Pathophysiology

Changes in the retina may serve as biomarkers for Schizophrenia in high-risk patients.


Out of Step

Health tracking technology holds great promise, but the abuse potential is just as great.

Product Review

Product Review

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

Retina Quiz

A Wrinkle, in Time

This patient’s blurred vision and history of leaking fluid may reveal his diagnosis.

Surgical Minute

Cataracts + Glaucoma = MIGS

Fewer complications and improved IOP control make this a viable option for many.

Therapeutic Review

Mighty Mite is on the Way

In the Demodex age, don’t overlook this other creepy crawler.

Urgent Care

Neovascular Glaucoma Stages

Depending on the presentation, this diagnosis may be cause for urgent concern.