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Cheryl Guttman Krader
Avoiding vision loss from infectious keratitis after LVC
Infectious keratitis is not a common complication after laser vision correction (LVC), but it is important because it can be devastating, said Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD, at Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day 2016.
Transcervical balloon catheter: no tension needed
Researchers looked at time to catheter expulsion and time to delivery.
Induction success or failure: Does maternal age matter?
A study in Israel compared mothers older and younger than 35.
Clinical acumen key for identifying pediatric melanoma
Experts discuss diagnosis and management of pediatric melanoma, including the latest developments in genetic tools and indications for sentinel lymph node biopsy.
Performing femtosecond laser-assisted keratoplasty for keratoconus
A retrospective study evaluating outcomes in patients with keratoconus found that when compared to femtosecond laser-enabled keratoplasty (FLEK), femtosecond laser deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (FsDALK) had similar overall visual and refractive outcomes with a statistically significant lower overall graft rejection rate.
Unique approach to managing a posteriorly dislocated IOL
When a three-piece IOL intended for sulcus placement dislocates posteriorly during an IOL exchange procedure, cataract surgeons can consider several possible strategies.
Optimizing toric IOL outcomes via techniques, technologies
Optimizing toric IOL outcomes via techniques, technologies
Achieving spectacle independence for distance vision after toric IOL implantation depends on the refractive outcome. Factors affecting residual astigmatism and studies evaluating the use of various surgical techniques and technologies relating to those factors are discussed.
Current generation equipment brings benefits of 27-gauge vitrectomy to more eyes
Current generation equipment brings benefits of 27-gauge vitrectomy to more eyes
Minimally invasive vitrectomy surgery with 27-gauge equipment is improving with the development of new technology that is increasing efficiency and expanding functionality.
Link between labor induction and autism spectrum disorder?
A study examined the outcomes of more than 1.3 million live births in Sweden.
Labor induction vs expectant management in women over 35
“Women have very polarized views about induction... some are keen to be induced near their due date ... Others, however, feel that nature knows best and induction is meddlesome."

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