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In assessing patients with glaucoma, ophthalmologists should look beyond the standard clinical metrics and consider how the disease may be impacting daily living.
A majority of Americans say they would be willing to use videos for their physician visit, according to a Harris Poll survey.
A novel photo-sharing app will most definitely not be named ‘the new Instagram’ for those who enjoy posting selfies or photos of their cats.
Overcoming objections is one of the most difficult techniques for opticians (and most salespeople) to master.
Vernon Benjamin Mountcastle, MD—recipient of the Lasker Award and the National Medal of Science—was the first person to understand how the cells in the higher regions of the brain are organized, earning him the nickname of "the...
Answer lies in attention to candidate selection, counseling, and IOL positioning
New technology can help ophthalmologists care for their patients if they combine it with a personal touch, said Paul P. Lee, MD, JD, in the Shaffer-Hetherington-Hoskins Lecture during the Glaucoma 360 CME Symposium.
The development of stem cell treatments for glaucoma faces big hurdles, but researchers are making rapid progress, said Yvonne Ou, MD.
Analysis of the Harbor Study data could not definitively answer the question about whether anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) therapies influence the development of atrophy in patients with neovascular age-related macular...
Michael S. Ehrlich, MD, explains how a simple lacrimal irrigation technique not only can avoid unnecessary discomfort for patients, but also adds diagnostic value for ophthalmologists.

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Peter McDonnell, MD

Director of The Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, and chief medical editor of Ophthalmology Times.

Dianna Graves, COMT, BS Ed

Clinical services manager at St. Paul Eye Clinic PA, Woodbury, MN. Graduate of the School of Ophthalmic Medical Technology, St. Paul, MN, and teaching faculty member since 1983.

Arun C. Gulani, MD

Director of refractive surgery and chief, cornea & external disease. Assistant professor, department of ophthalmology, University of Florida, Jacksonville.

J.C. Noreika, MD, MBA

An ophthalmologist in Medina, OH, discussing trends in ophthalmology, medicine, and healthcare with key leaders in their fields.

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