Technology Update

Creating Uncommon Accommodation

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

06/10/2019

The Evolution of Portable Visual Field Testing

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

04/05/2019

Binocular Vision: Keeping It Together

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

02/05/2019

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.

01/05/2019

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.

12/05/2018

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.
11/09/2018

iStent Inject & Hydrus: New Ways to Increase Outflow

Surgeons share their experience with the two latest FDA- approved MIGS devices.
09/25/2018

Online Vision Tests: Time Saver or Risk Maker?

Vision-testing apps can save low-risk patients time and money when it’s time to renew contacts or get a new pair of glasses.
08/07/2018

AI & Ophthalmology: Two Approaches to Diagnosis

Some systems are taught what to look for in order to detect the presence of disease; other systems train themselves.
07/11/2018

Three Femtosecond Lasers Have New Indications

Manufacturers unveiled new 510(K) clearances from the Food and Drug Administration at the 2018 ASCRS meeting. 
06/12/2018