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SLT valuable tool in individualized approach for glaucoma managementWhen customizing treatment plans for glaucoma patients, selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) can be as useful in diagnosis as it is in reducing IOP, explains Inder Paul Singh, MD, FEBOphth.
Quarterly Questions is the new gold standard for board certificationDr. Mali discusses how the Quarterly Questions program assesses fundamental (“walking around”) knowledge needed in the everyday practice of ophthalmology (40 questions annually), as well as the application of information from five journal articles (10 questions annually).
Telemedicine making ROP screening and monitoring a viable reality
New glaucoma therapy offers first drug option in years
Glaucoma experiences transformative growth as a subspecialtyAfter decades of slow, but steady, progress in the advancement of glaucoma as a subspecialty, the last quarter century has seen tremendous innovation in this field.
Lens fragmentation device is in the loopA micro-interventional device that uses a nitinol filament can dissect any grade cataract without causing capsular stress.
Does the ‘compliment sandwich’ give better feedback?One approach that is sometimes recommended to give honest feedback is to deliver it between two positive comments. This is known as the “compliment sandwich.” While some advocates of this approach still assert its value, it is largely out of favor and is often ridiculed.
Cataract, glaucoma collision sparks MIGS, other innovationThe 2017 Charles D. Kelman Lecture touched on three main areas—from the teaching of the phaco technique during the early years of phaco to use of phaco in glaucoma patients to the introduction of phaco to surgeons in developing countries.
Promising results for keratitis treatment with use of CXL, riboflavinIn a study with 10 patients, persistent infectious keratitis was successfully treated with CXL and riboflavin.
Customized CXL approach brings outcomes benefitsCustomized corneal crosslinking for keratoconus focuses the treatment on the weak area of the cornea.