Surgery

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.
04/19/2021

Mississippi Pushes for Expanded Scope of Practice

Proposal includes oral steroids, lid lesion care and laser capsulotomy privileges.
02/09/2021

New Pre-Surgical Patient Prep Kit

Bruder packages together several products that can improve lid hygiene.
12/26/2020

Meet the New Trifocal IOL

The most recent addition to the market is expanding the candidate pool for multifocal IOLs.
12/15/2020

Combo Platter

This MIGS device combines a pair of glaucoma procedures to address three points of resistance.
12/15/2020

How to Pick the Right Surgeon

This checklist can help you make the best choice when referring a patient for surgery.
12/15/2020

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.
09/17/2020

Reoperation Rates after RD Vary with Age

Older patients were more likely to need more than one procedure for noncomplex RD repair.
09/17/2020

Cell Injection Therapy Shows Good Long-term Results

Normal corneal thickness was attained in 10 of 11 eyes at five years.
09/17/2020

Run, Don’t Walk Toward Endophthalmitis Care

Patients who sought care sooner rather than later experienced significantly better VA outcomes.
08/18/2020

Upcoming Events

June 17, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO and David RP. Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD
8:00–9:00pm EST

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June 23, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Joseph M. Coney, MD and Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
8:00–9:00pm EST

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June 29, 2021

Genetic Testing: A New Frontier in Management of Inherited Retinal Diseases
Location: Virtual Event
Speaker: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
8:00pm EST
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