Technology Update

An iPhone for an Eye Doctor

Experts discuss the iPhone 11, evaluate its newest features and talk about the future of smartphone technology.



EHR: Making the Most of Patient Portals

This feature of most electronic health record software packages can benefit patients and practices alike—if used effectively.



Smartphone Apps for Cataract Surgery

A look at two IOL calculators and an axial marking tool you can use from your smartphone or tablet.



OCT and Advanced Glaucoma: It Can Work

The popular idea that OCT isn’t good for monitoring progression in advanced glaucoma may be erroneous.


Creating Uncommon Accommodation

Three intraocular lenses in the pipeline appear to be providing true accommodative vision. Here’s the latest on these devices.


The Evolution of Portable Visual Field Testing

Innovative technology is making it easier to check visual function at home using portable and virtual methods. 


Binocular Vision: Keeping It Together

New devices use the latest technology to evaluate and treat problems related to stereo visual acuity—and more.  


Improve Your Technique with Skill Simulators

Two different approaches to teaching ophthalmic skills, plus insights on how to use those sharpened skills with a cool head.


Making the Case for Greener Cataract Surgery

Current standards for OR safety in the U.S. are causing massive waste and pollution—and studies suggest they’re not necessary.


Retinal Prostheses: A Second Chance for Eyes?

A look at how two retinal prostheses—one approved and one investigational—work and whom they might help.