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Why Trump and Clinton will be terrible patientsLearn why presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton would both be difficult eye patients.
Exploring link between sleep habits, dry eyeSleep position may be correlated with the severity of dry eye symptoms, suggests a new study.
Exploring SLT efficacy for prior incisional glaucoma surgerySelective laser trabeculoplasty is a reasonable treatment option to reduce IOP in glaucoma patients who have had previous glaucoma surgery.
Reverse side cut produces better self-sealing efficacyA 110° reverse side cut primary incision created with a femtosecond laser provides an effective seal for potential wound leakage in a recent study.
Fibrin adhesives another approach to epithelial ingrowth post-LASIKRefractive surgeons can consider fibrin adhesives to prevent the recurrence of epithelial ingrowth after LASIK.
Tablet-based tests putting detection of glaucoma at handAn iPad-based quick contrast sensitivity test had similar sensitivity and specificity to frequency-doubling technology.
Achieving patient satisfaction with multifocal IOLsMultifocal IOLs offer the potential to reduce spectacle dependence, but outcomes vary depending on optical design. Optimizing success and satisfaction depends on careful patient selection, thorough counseling, and good surgical technique.
Novel forceps design improves iris hook placementNew forceps designed by Lawrence Goldberg, MD, improve the technique for iris hook placement due to two-point fixation.
Slit beam enhances visualization with corneal opacitiesA tool found in every ophthalmologist’s office, the slit beam, can also be used to enhance visualization during cataract surgery in patients who have corneal opacities.
Postop keratometry not associated with night-vision problemsResearchers present findings from a large dataset designed to explore the effect of postoperative keratometry on quality of vision after myopic wavefront-guided LASIK.
Due diligence can mean difference between good plan, bad planWhen developing a new plan for a medical practice, explore solutions and barriers from all possible angles (including an escape route) before implementing the endeavor.
Getting beyond the surface in ocular surface diseaseOcular surface disease (OSD) is a prevalent, chronic, and progressive condition with an often multifactorial etiology. A comprehensive approach to detection, treatment, and monitoring is required.
Ten-day workweek for ophthalmologistsI feel inspired to offer my own vision for the working future: the ten-day workweek for ophthalmologists.
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