Technology Update

Low-Vision Devices: The Overt and Covert

A look at four low-vision devices and some tips for modifying smartphones to help those with limited sight.


03/07/2020

Manual LRIs: Tools of the Trade

Despite the availability of more high-tech options, manual LRIs can still be a useful way to address astigmatism.



02/05/2020

Lords of the Rings: The Defeat of Miosis

Pupillary expansion rings aren’t Elven-made, but they are powerful tools for combating intraoperative miosis.


01/08/2020

Accommodating IOLs: Two More Possibilities

More entries in the race to create a device that will truly let patients see near, far and everywhere in between.



12/11/2019

An iPhone for an Eye Doctor

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

 



11/08/2019

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.

 



10/07/2019

Smartphone Apps for Cataract Surgery

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

 


09/05/2019

OCT and Advanced Glaucoma: It Can Work

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

08/05/2019

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