November 2014


Dry Eye: More Than a Symptomatic Disease

You can now determine whether Sjögren’s syndrome is contributing to your patients’ dry eyes.

In the Dry-Eye Pipeline: Slow Progress

New agents are promising, but approvals are likely several years away.

Is It Dry Eye, Allergy Or Infection?

Although these conditions are usually easy to identify, they can sometimes mimic one another.

Putting Dry Eye to the Test

Experts describe the best ways to incorporate the latest point-of-care dry-eye tests into your ocular surface disease workup.


Review News

Editor's Page

Technology Update

Smartphone Camera Adapters Get Simpler

Devices that help smartphones take high-quality pictures of the eye are getting more portable, less expensive and easier to use.

Medicare Q & A

Compliance Programs: What Are They?

Optional for now, compliance programs are a part of the ACA. Here are steps to develop a program before they’re mandatory.

Retinal Insider

Safety of Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Agents

After nearly a decade of use, what the data says about the ocular and systemic safety of these increasingly used drugs.

Plastic Pointers

IOIS Remains a Diagnosis in Transition

In spite of a growing understanding of its molecular basis, idiopathic orbital inflammatory syndrome is still a challenge.

Glaucoma Management

Optimizing Glaucoma Progression Analysis

Statistical analysis of progression can be misleading unless the doctor compensates for changes in the patient’s condition.

Pediatric Patient

Albinism: What You Can do for Your Patients

Young patients with oculocutaneous albinism can benefit from traditional ophthalmological care and new low-vision devices.

Therapeutic Topics

The Other Side of the Cornea

The endothelium can begin to falter from disease, but there are methods in development to help restore it.

Refractive Surgery

An Expert Review Of the SATs

A surgeon describes the SATs—surface ablation techniques—that help him get the best outcomes with PRK.

Product News

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

November 2014 Wills Eye Resident Case Series

A fleshy mass, initially diagnosed as conjunctivitis, persists despite treatment, and the patient seeks assistance at Wills Eye Hospital.