In this issue
Integrating new technology into busy ophthalmic ASCAdopting new technologies across multiple practices using a single ambulatory surgery center can be challenging. A systematic approach leverages technology champions, employs consistent communications, and provides administrative support to secure reimbursement. Bascom Palmer takes top honors in Ophthalmology Times Best Programs Survey November 01, 2017By Beth Thomas HertzAfter a seven-year hiatus, Ophthalmology Times resumed its Best Programs Survey this fall. While a few new names popped up on the list, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, remained at the top of the Best Overall Program category, followed again by the Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.
Number three in the overall list has a new name with Dean McGee Eye Institute at the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City—the first time that institute has appeared in the top category since the survey’s inception 20 years ago.
Fillers 101: Foundations for success November 01, 2017By Nancy GrovesThe foundations for success in using fillers during oculofacial surgery include understanding the characteristics of these products, which influences outcomes, and learning techniques to avoid and treat complications.
Have we dodged another Zika bullet?Now with mosquito season past in most parts of North America, it seems we can be confident the predicted spread will not come to pass—at least in this year.