October 2014


Can a Comprehensive Practice Still Survive?

As pressures on all ophthalmologists continue to mount, generalists may be facing the greatest challenges.

Can Continuing Medical Education Be Saved?

Reformers and industry vie to reshape how physicians achieve professional development.

Herpes Zoster Virus: Vaccinate & Treat Early

If not treated within 72 hours, the virus can have life-altering and life-threatening consequences.

How to Bring on a Retinal Specialist

Hiring a retinal specialist can be a good move—for the right practice.

Planning for a Smooth End-of-Year Landing

Take steps now to avoid negative year-end shareholder compensation and tax surprises.

Treating Persistent Pupillary Membranes

Three cases illustrate how to treat this condition, which can afflict infants to young adults.


Review News

Ophthalmic Product Development Insights

Editor's Page

Technology Update

Mobile Surgery Keeps on Trucking

A rundown of the companies that offer mobile surgical devices to ophthalmologists and how the arrangements work.

Retinal Insider

Treating Endogenous Endophthalmitis

This uncommon but potentially devastating eye infection needs to be diagnosed and managed promptly.

Glaucoma Management

Mitomycin-C: The Injection Alternative

Applying the anti-scarring agent in this manner appears to be safe and may have advantages over using sponges.

Therapeutic Topics

The Colors of Ocular Health

The genetics and aesthetics of eye color, and how its components affect ocular therapy.

Cornea/Anterior Segment

Amniotic Membrane’s Therapeutic Action

New insights into amniotic membrane’s potential to treat diseases in the eye and in other parts of the body.

Refractive Surgery

How to Approach LASIK Enhancements

Surgeons say you have to weigh the pros and cons of another LASIK vs. correcting the error on the corneal surface.

Product News

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

October 2014 Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Awakening with severe, acute vision loss in the left eye prompts a patient to seek evaluation at the Wills Eye Emergency Department.