Precision medicine: Tracking glaucoma progression July 01, 2016By Laird HarrisonSince glaucoma progresses faster in some patients than others, optical coherence tomography (OCT) and visual field progression analysis can be more useful than IOP in guiding treatment decisions.
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Strategies may eliminate issues impeding Tunisian pediatric careDelayed patient presentation, compounded by problems relating to insufficient resources and lack of follow-up, explain why pediatric cataract remains an important cause of visual impairment in Tunisia. Combination therapy targets pupil maintenance, pain July 15, 2016By Vanessa CaceresThe combination of phenylephrine and ketorolac helped maintain pupil diameter and lowered postoperative pain compared with placebo in patients having cataract surgery in two pooled phase III studies. Optimizing toric IOL outcomes via techniques, technologies September 15, 2016By Cheryl Guttman KraderAchieving 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. Updated classification gives order to corneal dystrophy September 15, 2016By Laird HarrisonAn updated classification of corneal dystrophies will help clinicians with properly differentiating and naming the disorders. Surgical pearls for CXL treatment of keratoconus, corneal ectasia September 15, 2016By Peter S. Hersh MDOn the heels of the recent FDA approval of corneal collagen crosslinking, some surgical pearls are provided for the treatment of progressive keratoconus and corneal ectasia. Creating corneal inlay pockets with femtosecond laser technology September 15, 2016By Fred GebhartA surgeon with clinical experience with three femtosecond lasers discusses the practicalities of creating ideal femtosecond laser inlay pockets. Aflibercept DME superiority diminishes in second year September 15, 2016By Laird HarrisonAflibercept remains superior to bevacizumab after 2 years of treating patients with poor baseline visual acuity (VA) caused by diabetic macular edema (DME), but it loses its edge over ranibizumab, researchers said. EyeGuru.org seeks to deliver exactly what residents need September 15, 2016By Stephanie SkernivitzEyeGuru.org is an educational website designed by ophthalmology residents for ophthalmology residents. The website states upfront, “You get no more and no less information than exactly what's needed.” Is the world a better place because of your practice? September 15, 2016By Donna SuterWhen Martin Luther King said, “I have a dream,” he had a vision for people, not a program. Visionary leaders have the ability to communicate values and ideas in a way that connects. In your practice, they bring certainty into the uncertain world of reimbursement rates and rapid change. What is your capacity to bring vision and direction into times of uncertainty? How to choose a subspecialty in ophthalmology September 15, 2016By Peter J. McDonnell MDShub-ad loved ophthalmology, but was having trouble deciding on her subspecialty. She knew her wise chairman, Pay-Dro, would help her think through the options. Academy brings innovation theme to Chicago in October September 15, 2016By Beth Thomas HertzA preview of what to expect at AAO 2016 in Chicago!