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When weighing the decision to adopt minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) into their practice, several advantages may support surgeons’ rationale, according to Richard A. Lewis, MD.
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With the vast of information available online these days, it is only natural to want to search via ‘Google’ a past or current love, or even a potential employer to find out more about them. Patients also tend to search the Internet...
Postmarketing clinical experience with ocriplasmin shows treatment success is higher when patients are chosen based on ideal criteria. No safety signals have emerged, but safety is being investigated more closely in ongoing trials.
Studies that focus on switching treatments for exudative age-related macular degeneration may represent more real-life scenarios. However, future prospective studies with predetermined switching criteria and follow-up are needed.
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.

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
Which patients deserve empathy?

In his latest blog, Arun Gulani, MD, discusses deciding whether or not a patient deserves empathy for their medical ...

Contrast sensitivity metrics extend ...
Unchecked supply chain process can ...
Moving EHR beyond the clinical practice

DISPENSING
Post-closing issues deserve ...

Remember, “The devil is in the details.” An optical buyer can quickly go from excitement about a purchase to distress ...

Taking fashion-forward approach key ...
How the right closing statement can ...
Bill would allow pharmacists to ...

iTECH
Examining pediatric eyes

The common eye problems found in adults, developing over decades of life as acquired disease, are different in children. ...

The technician’s role with ...
How to be a the tech your doctor ...
The technician’s role with anesthesia

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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