Technology Update

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.

iStent Inject & Hydrus: New Ways to Increase Outflow

Surgeons share their experience with the two latest FDA- approved MIGS devices.

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.

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.

Three Femtosecond Lasers Have New Indications

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

New High-Tech IOL Options in the Pipeline

Three revolutionary ideas may help to raise the bar for post-surgery refractive outcomes and patient satisfaction.

3-D Printing Technology In Ophthalmology

This process makes it possible to create instrument prototypes and custom implants at a reasonable price.

An Early-2018 IRIS Registry Update

With the seemingly exponential growth of the IRIS Registry, it’s a good time to check its progress.