March 2013


Cataract Patients: Younger Every Year

The trend toward cataract surgery at ever-younger ages brings with it new challenges and rewards. Here’s help making the most of it.

How to Know When Less is More

Surgeons say that the best procedure for some glaucoma patients is cataract surgery—but the trick is choosing the right patients.

Keys to Managing Weak Zonules

The best approach may include a combination of adjunctive devices.

Surgeons Grapple With the Femtosecond

Cataract surgeons discuss the femtosecond laser and their approach to all aspects of cataract surgery.


Review News

Ophthalmic Product Development Insights

Begin with the End in Mind

A new periodic column to showcase and discuss early innovation in ophthalmology.

Editor's Page

Technology Update

Getting Meds onto the Eye, 21st Century Style

A new device may ensure accurate medication delivery while reducing the amount of drug needed and monitoring patient use.

Retinal Insider

Retinal Prostheses Offer Hope to Blind Patients

Two retinal prostheses are ahead of the field in their stage of development. Here’s a look at how they work.

Glaucoma Management

Treating Glaucoma: In Defense of ECP

Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation is less widely used than many other procedures, but has some strong points in its favor.

Therapeutic Topics

The Pillars of Ocular Surface Pathology

An in-depth look at the two conditions common to many patients: allergic conjunctivitis and dry eye.

Refractive Surgery

Refractive Surgery and The Dry-eye Patient

Many eyes can be rehabilitated before surgery, say surgeons, but you still have to be vigilant for intractable cases.

Product News

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

A patient suspects her blurred vision is related to seasonal allergies and seeks a diagnosis at Wills Eye Institute.