February 2015


Bringing LASIK Back into Focus

Steps you can take inside and outside your practice to help boost your LASIK volume.

LASIK: Thin Flaps, Thin Volumes

Refractive surgeons’ views on technique and technology.

The Future of Presbyopia Correction

Corneal inlays, scleral implants and excimer and femtosecond laser procedures are under investigation.

Topo-guided Ablation: Coming into Its Own

The range of conditions that can be addressed with this technology continues to expand.


Review News

Ophthalmic Product Development Insights

Technology Update

Mobile Apps to Boost Productivity

New applications for documentation, organization and easy access to data let you raise your smartphone’s IQ.

Medicare Q & A

2015 Brings New Codes, Fee Schedule Changes

Regulatory issues and reimbursement rates are only some of the things to know about in the new year.

Retinal Insider

Corticosteroids for Diabetic Macular Edema

As diabetes becomes more common, a large unmet need has arisen for long-acting corticsteroid implants to treat the disorder.

Glaucoma Management

Taking Control: Lifestyle Choices and Glaucoma

Patients often ask what they can do to help combat their disease—besides medications and surgery. Here are some options.

Pediatric Patient

How to Treat Persistent Fetal Vasculature

Successful treatment requires meticulous follow-up by pediatric ophthalmologists, and retina and contact lens specialists.

Therapeutic Topics

Putting Your Contacts to Work

Attempts to engineer contact lenses that also elute therapeutic drugs face hurdles in both the world of lenses and of drugs.

Refractive Surgery

Sharpen Your LASIK Technique

Taking time to examine the patient carefully beforehand can help you respond to problems properly later on.

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

February 2015 Wills Eye Resident Case Series

A young woman presents with tearing and eye pain along with blurred vision and a change in her appearance some months earlier.