Surgery

Cutting Out Calcifications

Concretions don’t often need excision, but here’s what to expect when they do.
02/15/2019

DALK Safe for All Stages of Keratoconus

Technique most effective in eyes with severest conditions.
02/13/2019

Eyelid Hygiene Before LASIK Reduces Dry Eye Symptoms

Positive changes include decrease in MGD severity and increase in tear break-up time.
12/18/2018

Spot Remover

Cut it, burn it, freeze it, laser it—there are plenty of ways to tackle xanthelasma.
12/15/2018

Minor Surgery, Major Progress

Some ODs are quietly dropping the ‘co’ from ‘surgical comanagement.’ And they just got a surprise new ally.
12/15/2018

Corneal Compromise: How to Assess the Risk of Post-LASIK Ectasia

Before recommending laser vision correction, optometrists can spot patients likely to suffer complications.
12/15/2018

The Preoperative Ocular Surface Checkup

Before any invasive procedures, ODs need to clear the patient and pretreat underlying issues.
12/15/2018

Understanding the Role of IOL Optics in Postoperative Vision Complaints

The more you know about the causes and characteristics of dysphotopsias, the better you’ll be at responding to patients’ concerns.
12/15/2018

A Second Opinion on Surgery

A patient looks for a medical option to avoid an operation.
12/15/2018

SMILE Incision Size Doesn’t Exacerbate Dry Eye Symptoms

Study recommends larger incision sites when in the learning period of the surgery.
12/11/2018

Upcoming Events

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

 

March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

April 11-13, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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