September 15, 2005


Case Report

Patient's Severe Headache Pinpoints Rare Tumor

Exam findings lead to emergency referral for imaging and eventual diagnosis of pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma.

Case Report: Glasses for an Aphakic Canine

Aspheric lenticulated spectacles improved this terrier’s vision and quality of life.

Ophthalmic Lenses

Ensure Success for Your Presbyopes with PALs

Presbyopes prefer PALs. But success depends on the right choice of lens, the patient’s expectations and proper fit.

Patient Care

Refine Your Retina Exam

These techniques can improve your ability to diagnose retinal disease.

Practice Management

Take Control of Your Eyeglass Prescriptions

An in-office finishing lab offers these significant benefits to your patients and practice that outside labs cannot.

Practice Profiles Part 1

When He Built It, Patients Came

A look at one O.D.’s journey into renovating a 19th century building into his new practice.



Touching the Void

Spend a few minutes each day to relax and let your mind go blank. That’s easier for some of us than others.

Clinical Quandaries

Multifocal IOLs and Medicare

New implants, now allowed for Medicare patients, serve as a reminder: This isn’t your standard cataract surgery.

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

A Corneal Ulcer Conundrum

How does prior treatment affect growth on culture plates? And, is it okay to treat a central corneal ulcer before culturing?

Diagnostic Quiz

Glaucoma Grand Rounds

Give Good News a Closer Look

An elderly patient with a 20-year history of glaucoma appears to be doing better than before. Or is he?

Meetings and Conferences

News Review


How to Tell a Patient She's Fat

A New Hampshire physician is under investigation for lecturing a patient about obesity. He has an army of supporters, but did he cross the line?

Product Review

Therapeutic Review

Viagra and Vision

Reports now link erectile dysfunction drugs with non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy.