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Online Survey Yields RCE Patient Profile

Respondents—primarily Caucasian females—reported pain upon awakening, most often treated with hypertonic ointment. Debridement was somewhat uncommon.
May 13, 2022

Updated Benchmarks For PDR Complications, Visual Outcomes

Techniques that have modernized since the 2000s have improved patient results.
March 29, 2022

Non-ophthalmologists Can Perform YAG Capsulotomies, Too

This study found no change in outcome or complication rate when the operator was an advanced nurse practitioner.
March 3, 2022

Retinal Surgery Has a Carbon Footprint

Gas tamponade seems an unlikely culprit, but the amount of wasted gas left behind in too-large canisters is contributing to global carbon emissions.
October 11, 2021

Wyoming ODs Earn Right to Perform Laser and Excisional Procedures

Statewide access to patients in need and demonstrable proficiency in the new services led to the move.
April 19, 2021

Mississippi Pushes for Expanded Scope of Practice

Proposal includes oral steroids, lid lesion care and laser capsulotomy privileges.
February 9, 2021

New Pre-Surgical Patient Prep Kit

Bruder packages together several products that can improve lid hygiene.
December 26, 2020

Arkansas ODs Victorious Against Referendum

The court rules that the medical lobby didn’t meet the requirements to put the issue on the general-election ballot.
September 17, 2020

Reoperation Rates after RD Vary with Age

Older patients were more likely to need more than one procedure for noncomplex RD repair.
September 17, 2020

Cell Injection Therapy Shows Good Long-term Results

Normal corneal thickness was attained in 10 of 11 eyes at five years.
September 17, 2020