In this column, I will describe various keratoconus case scenarios from my referral-based practice—ranging from the highly complex to simple—that can be improved with single or staged techniques that move patients toward emmetropia.
In this first of a two-part series, Arun C. Gulani, MD, MS, explains how approaching keratoconus as a refractive surgery will change the way both ophthalmologists and patients will approach this condition to bring in a new era of not only relieving but also enhancing the lifestyle of this patient population. In Part 2, Dr. Gulani will share strategies and cases of patients with keratoconus with different case scenarios in action.
In this second part of a four-part column, Arun C. Gulani, MD, places the spotlight on staged cataract surgery. The first part of the series discussed the concept and approach to designing primary cataract surgery.
In this first of a two-part series Arun C. Gulani, MD, discusses how pterygium and pinguecula surgery can be approached cosmetically, even in extensive cases, and not only improved pathologically and functionally but also raised to a cosmetic outcome. Part 2 will address strategies for handling complex and recurrent pterygium surgery and complications such as scleral melts.