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Gede Pardianto, MD, PhD

Retinal thickness changes after phacoemulsification

Views: 2748

Gede Pardianto, MD, PhD

Retinal thickness changes after phacoemulsification

Gede Pardianto, MD, PhD, Medan, Indonesia, describes the role of intraoperative barotrauma in perioperative retinal edema.

Suven Bhattacharjee, MS, DO, DNB, FRF

A new iris ring design

Views: 2719

Suven Bhattacharjee, MS, DO, DNB, FRF

A new iris ring design

Suven Bhattacharjee, MS, DO, DNB, FRF, Kolkata, India, introduces a new iris ring design. Uniplanar and low-profile, the ring is designed for insertion and removal through very small wounds.

Yichieh Shiuey, MD

KeraKlear Foldable Artificial Cornea: description, indications, and surgical technique

Views: 2279

Yichieh Shiuey, MD

KeraKlear Foldable Artificial Cornea: description, indications, and surgical technique

The KeraKlear device is a keratoprosthesis for use in laser lamellar keratoplasty. Yichieh Shiuey, MD, Sunnyvale, Calif., U.S., describes its design and indications and differences from full-thickness keratoprotheses.

David Chang, MD

Novel capsulotomy device

Views: 2203

David Chang, MD

Novel capsulotomy device

David Chang, MD, Los Altos, Calif., describes a novel device for creating reliable capsulotomies.

Iqbal "Ike" Ahmed, MD

Aquesys XEN gel stent for glaucoma

Views: 1430

Iqbal "Ike" Ahmed, MD

Aquesys XEN gel stent for glaucoma

Iqbal "Ike" Ahmed, MD, Toronto, Canada, discusses a novel subconjunctival microinvasive glaucoma drainage device.

Amar Agarwal, MD

Gas-forced infusion for cataract surgery

Views: 1394

Amar Agarwal, MD

Gas-forced infusion for cataract surgery

Amar Agarwal, MD, Chennai, India, illustrates the control that can be gained by including gas-forced infusion in phacoemulsification. A clinical video is presented in this interview.

Minas Coroneo, MD

Restoring glamour to pterygium surgery

Views: 1319

Minas Coroneo, MD

Restoring glamour to pterygium surgery

Minas Coroneo, MD, Sydney, Australia, discusses novel methods for approaching pterygium surgery.

Kazuo Tsubota, MD

The eye is a camera. The eye is a clock.

Views: 1259

Kazuo Tsubota, MD

The eye is a camera. The eye is a clock.

Kazuo Tsubota, MD, Tokyo, explains the wavelengths associated with diurnal rhythm and why LED lighting may be interfering with our sleep.

Ashish Sharma, MD

A new mobile device for retinal photography

Views: 1083

Ashish Sharma, MD

A new mobile device for retinal photography

Ashish Sharma, MD, Coimbatore, India, introduces a smartphone accessory that allows peripheral retinal photography.

Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD

Descemet's stripping without graft for Fuchs' dystrophy

Views: 1058

Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD

Descemet's stripping without graft for Fuchs' dystrophy

Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD, Chicago, describes removing central endothelial cells without graft for the treatment of Fuchs' dystrophy

Renato Ambrosio, MD, PhD

Keratoconus terminology

Views: 1031

Renato Ambrosio, MD, PhD

Keratoconus terminology

Renato Ambrosio, MD, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, discusses the importance of terminology when describing keratoconus and its variants.

Boris Malyugin, MD

Pearls for using the Malyugin Ring

Views: 1000

Boris Malyugin, MD

Pearls for using the Malyugin Ring

Josh Young, MD, U.S., asks Boris Malyugin, MD, Russia, for pearls using the Malyugin Ring (MST). Dr. Malyugin said he avoids multiple rotations of the ring which can cause trauma to the pigment epithelium. Dr. Malyugin also shared how he modified the Cionni Ring (Morcher) to deal with patients who have weak zonules.

Samuel Masket, MD

Managing dysphotopsias

Views: 923

Samuel Masket, MD

Managing dysphotopsias

Samuel Masket, MD, Los Angeles, describes methods for identifying and managing positive and negative dysphotopsias.

David Chang, MD

Zepto capsulotomy technology

Views: 922

David Chang, MD

Zepto capsulotomy technology

David Chang, MD, Los Altos, Calif., discusses results of studies on a novel technology to create an automated capsulorhexis.

Amar Agarwal, MD

Surgical management of Soemmering ring

Views: 865

Amar Agarwal, MD

Surgical management of Soemmering ring

Amar Agarwal, MD, Chennai, India, discusses a technique for IOL implantation and Soemmering ring removal.  

Jennifer Loh, MD

Third world cataracts in a first world setting

Views: 845

Jennifer Loh, MD

Third world cataracts in a first world setting

Jennifer Loh, MD, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., discusses the importance of extracapsular cataract surgical techniques for young surgeons.

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Indications and contraindications for multifocal IOLs

Views: 812

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Indications and contraindications for multifocal IOLs

Elizabeth Yeu, MD, Norfolk, Va., discusses indications and contraindications for multifocal IOLs.

Graham Barrett, MD

toriCAM: a free app for toric IOL alignment

Views: 805

Graham Barrett, MD

toriCAM: a free app for toric IOL alignment

Graham Barrett, MD, Perth, Western Australia, describes toriCAM, a free app for toric IOL alignment.

Graham D. Barrett, MD

Extended depth of focus IOL and modest monovision

Views: 801

Graham D. Barrett, MD

Extended depth of focus IOL and modest monovision

Graham D. Barrett, MD, Perth, Australia, makes a strong case for employing an extended depth of focus IOL in the context of modest monovision as a treatment strategy for presbyopia. Optical and outcomes data are discussed.

Donald Tan, MD

First Cornea Day outside U.S.

Views: 799

Donald Tan, MD

First Cornea Day outside U.S.

Donald Tan, MD, Singapore, president of both the Cornea Society and Asia Cornea Society, discussed the first Cornea Day to take place outside the U.S., which was held Thursday prior to the APACRS 2013 Annual Meeting.

James P McCulley, MD

Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Views: 785

James P McCulley, MD

Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

James McCulley explains that meibomian gland dysfunction is sometimes the cause and sometimes the result of ocular surface disease. 

Amar Agarwal, MD

Posterior techiques for the anterior segment surgeon

Views: 772

Amar Agarwal, MD

Posterior techiques for the anterior segment surgeon

Amar Agarwal, MD, Chennai, India, describes posterior segment techniques for dropped IOLs and retained nucleus. Surgical video is discussed and narrated by Dr. Agarwal.

Warren E. Hill, MD, FACS

In instrument we trust

Views: 760

Warren E. Hill, MD, FACS

In instrument we trust

Warren E. Hill, MD, FACS, Mesa, Arizona, U.S., gave a lively description of misleading instrument readings that will change your approach to toric IOL preoperative work-up. Learn about the “Triangle of Agreement.”

David F. Chang, MD

Advanced OVD techniques

Views: 743

David F. Chang, MD

Advanced OVD techniques

David F. Chang, MD, Los Altos, Calif., describes advanced OVD techniques for the management of radial tears, zonular dialysis, and posterior capsular rupture.

Warren Hill, MD

Aberrations, contrast, and poor IOL choices

Views: 677

Warren Hill, MD

Aberrations, contrast, and poor IOL choices

Warren Hill, MD, Mesa, Arizona, discusses the central role of contrast sensitivity in visual function and its implications in IOL selection.

Brendan J. Moriarty, MD

YAG vitreolysis for floaters

Views: 674

Brendan J. Moriarty, MD

YAG vitreolysis for floaters

Brendan J. Moriarty, MD, Cheshire, UK, describes YAG vitreolysis. Power settings are necessarily higher than for capsulotomy.

Bonnie An Henderson, MD

Biometry for toric IOLs

Views: 657

Bonnie An Henderson, MD

Biometry for toric IOLs

Bonnie An Henderson, MD, Boston, describes what to do when astigmatism measurements disagree and toric IOL choices have to be made.

Soosan Jacob,MS,DNB,FRCS

SIGS: stab-incision glaucoma surgery

Views: 618

Soosan Jacob,MS,DNB,FRCS

SIGS: stab-incision glaucoma surgery

Soosan Jacob, MD, Chennai, India, describes her new technique, SIGS: stab-incision glaucoma surgery.

Donald Tan, MD

Lamellar surgery in corneal transplantation

Views: 615

Donald Tan, MD

Lamellar surgery in corneal transplantation

Donald Tan, MD, Singapore, discusses the evolution and current state of affairs in lamellar corneal surgery.

David Chang, MD

Reverse optic capture in a case of posterior capsular rupture

Views: 613

David Chang, MD

Reverse optic capture in a case of posterior capsular rupture

David Chang, MD, Los Altos, Calif., discusses a technique for providing reverse optic capture with single piece acrylic IOLs in scenarios of posterior capsular rupture.

Douglas D. Koch, MD

Toric IOL biometry

Views: 608

Douglas D. Koch, MD

Toric IOL biometry

Douglas D. Koch, MD, Houston, describes what to do when biometry gives contradictory results.

Douglas D. Koch, MD

ESCRS 2013 Binkhorst lecture: The ablated cornea: What (!) have we done?

Views: 601

Douglas D. Koch, MD

ESCRS 2013 Binkhorst lecture: The ablated cornea: What (!) have we done?

Douglas D. Koch, MD, Houston, Texas, U.S., speaks about the influence posterior corneal curvature, aberrations, and even ablation size have on post-ablation IOL calculation. Topography is no longer enough.

Takayuki Akahoshi, MD

Cleaning the posterior capsule

Views: 593

Takayuki Akahoshi, MD

Cleaning the posterior capsule

Takayuki Akahoshi, MD, Tokyo, Japan, describes three tools for polishing the posterior capsule.

Soosan Jacob, MD

PEARL procedure for presbyopia

Views: 572

Soosan Jacob, MD

PEARL procedure for presbyopia

Soosan Jacob, MD, Chennai, India, describes a new procedure for presbyopia. The SMILE lenticule is used as a donor button for presbyopia correction.

Luca Gualdi, MD

Micro-electrostimulation of the ciliary body as a treatment for presbyopia

Views: 568

Luca Gualdi, MD

Micro-electrostimulation of the ciliary body as a treatment for presbyopia

Luca Gualdi, MD, Rome, Italy, discusses ciliary body stimulation as a treatment for early presbyopia.

Jennifer Loh, MD

Cataract surgery in patients with keratoconus and other corneal conditions

Views: 559

Jennifer Loh, MD

Cataract surgery in patients with keratoconus and other corneal conditions

Jennifer Loh, MD, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., discusses pearls for preoperative and intraoperative management of corneal conditions, such as dry eye, keratoconus, and anterior basement membrane disease.

David Smadja, MD

New concepts for presbyopia IOLs

Views: 550

David Smadja, MD

New concepts for presbyopia IOLs

David Smadja, MD, Tel-Aviv, Israel, discusses the current state of the field as well as novel developments for presbyopia IOLs.

David Lin, MD

Transepithelial PRK may be the future

Views: 544

David Lin, MD

Transepithelial PRK may be the future

David Lin, MD, Vancouver, Canada, discusses the benefits of transepithelial PRK.

Elisabeth Cohen, MD

Castroviejo Lecture: Update on varicella zoster virus

Views: 540

Elisabeth Cohen, MD

Castroviejo Lecture: Update on varicella zoster virus

Elisabeth Cohen, MD, New York, discusses new developments in vaccination recommendations as well as a novel study and novel vaccine for varicella.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Barraquer Lecture: How good is LASIK?

Views: 535

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Barraquer Lecture: How good is LASIK?

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, N.Y., discusses the myths, misconceptions, and realities of LASIK surgery.

Wallace Chamon, MD

How to decide when to intervene with crosslinking

Views: 533

Wallace Chamon, MD

How to decide when to intervene with crosslinking

Wallace Chamon, MD, São Paulo, Brazil, discusses methods to assess progression when evaluating patients for collagen crosslinking.

Susan MacDonald, MD

Management of mature cataract: a systematic approach

Views: 530

Susan MacDonald, MD

Management of mature cataract: a systematic approach

Susan MacDonald, MD, Boston, discusses techniques for appropaching mature cataracts and offers pearls for beginning surgeons.

Karl Brasse, MD

YAG vitreolysis for floaters

Views: 529

Karl Brasse, MD

YAG vitreolysis for floaters

Karl Brasse, MD, Vreden, Germany, describes the YAG vitreolysis procedure and patient selection for early cases.

Bruna Ventura, MD

Tips in congenital cataract surgery

Views: 526

Bruna Ventura, MD

Tips in congenital cataract surgery

Bruna Ventura, MD, Recife, Brazil, discusses tips for handling congenital cataracts.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Xiidra (lifitegrast): A novel treatment for dry eye

Views: 524

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Xiidra (lifitegrast): A novel treatment for dry eye

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, New York, discusses the use of a novel dry eye medication, Xiidra.

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Management of the "less than satisfied" post-operative patient

Views: 518

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Management of the "less than satisfied" post-operative patient

Elizabeth Yeu, MD, Norfolk, Virginia, discusses how to approach the unhappy postoperative patient and identify factors pre-operatively that can lead to dissatisfaction.

Marie-Jose Tassignon, MD

Bag-in-the-lens for astigmatism

Views: 514

Marie-Jose Tassignon, MD

Bag-in-the-lens for astigmatism

Marie-Jose Tassignon, MD, Antwerp, Belgium, demonstrates the bag-in-the-lens procedure with a toric IOL.

Warren Hill, MD

RBF IOL power calculation method

Views: 513

Warren Hill, MD

RBF IOL power calculation method

Warren Hill, MD, Mesa, Arizona, discusses a novel method for IOL power calculations.  

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD

Reducing ultrasound energy

Views: 510

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD

Reducing ultrasound energy

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, Moscow, describes techniques for reducing ultrasound energy during phacoemulsification.

Samaresh Srivastava, DNB

Where does the CTR go?

Views: 509

Samaresh Srivastava, DNB

Where does the CTR go?

Samaresh Srivastava, DNB, Ahmedabad, India, explains where CTRs rest after insertion. UBM analysis of actual CTR location is discussed.

Damien Gatinel, MD, PhD

Development of the trifocal IOL

Views: 508

Damien Gatinel, MD, PhD

Development of the trifocal IOL

Damien Gatinel, MD, PhD, Paris, France, describes the development of the trifocal IOL.

Aachal Kotecha, PhD

Alternatives to Goldmann applanation tonometry (GAT)

Views: 504

Aachal Kotecha, PhD

Alternatives to Goldmann applanation tonometry (GAT)

Aachal Kotecha, PhD, London, U.K., describes alternative technologies to Goldmann applanation tonometry. New methods address ablation artifacts and biomechanical influences.

Nick Mamalis, MD

Adjustable IOLs

Views: 498

Nick Mamalis, MD

Adjustable IOLs

Dr. Mamalis gives an update on power-adjustable IOLs. Diverse technologies exist.

Kevin Miller, MD

Iris defects and cataract surgery

Views: 495

Kevin Miller, MD

Iris defects and cataract surgery

Kevin Miller, MD, Los Angeles, speaks about high-risk cataract surgery and the presence of co-morbidities. He speaks in detail about iris repair.

Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB

Glued capsule hooks for subluxted cataract and IOLs

Views: 492

Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB

Glued capsule hooks for subluxted cataract and IOLs

New surgical technique for dealing with subluxated lens and IOL, benefits and pearls.

Rosa Braga-Mele, MD

Immediately sequential bilateral cataract surgery

Views: 488

Rosa Braga-Mele, MD

Immediately sequential bilateral cataract surgery

Rosa Braga-Mele, MD, Toronto, Canada, discusses the current state of affairs in immediately sequential bilateral cataract surgery.

Rajendra Prasad, MD

Terminal chop

Views: 488

Rajendra Prasad, MD

Terminal chop

Rajendra Prasad, MD, New Delhi, India, discusses his technique, terminal chop, for segmentation of extremely dense lenses.

David Chang

Hemorrhagic occlusive retinal vasculitis after intracameral antibiotics for cataract surgery

Views: 484

David Chang

Hemorrhagic occlusive retinal vasculitis after intracameral antibiotics for cataract surgery

David Chang, MD, Los Altos, California, discusses the epidemiology and outcomes of HORV, a newly identified entity in cataract surgery complications.

Christopher Starr, MD

New tools for meibomian gland dysfunction

Views: 483

Christopher Starr, MD

New tools for meibomian gland dysfunction

Christopher Starr, MD, New York, discusses new devices for the management of meibomian gland dysfunction.

Jan Bond Chan, MD

Wireless smartphone videography

Views: 481

Jan Bond Chan, MD

Wireless smartphone videography

Jan Bond Chan, MD, Selangor, Malaysia, demonstrates a simple device with which to capture high quality surgical video.

Graham Barrett, MD

Toric IOL calculations and corrections

Views: 476

Graham Barrett, MD

Toric IOL calculations and corrections

Graham Barrett, MD, Perth, Australia, discusses current challenges and fixes for toric IOL calculations.

Zoltan Nagy, MD, PhD

The effect of femtosecond laser capsulotomy on the development of PCO

Views: 475

Zoltan Nagy, MD, PhD

The effect of femtosecond laser capsulotomy on the development of PCO

Zoltan Nagy, MD, PhD, Budapest, Hungary, discusses the results of a study that show a reduction in the rate of PCO in femtosecond cataract surgery.

Amar Agarwal, MD

A new trocar AC maintainer

Views: 475

Amar Agarwal, MD

A new trocar AC maintainer

Amar Agarwal, MD, Chennai, India, introduces a new trocar AC maintainer. He reports fewer leaks and easy insertion.

Chris Pruet, MD

Unexpected vitreous loss in cataract surgery

Views: 474

Chris Pruet, MD

Unexpected vitreous loss in cataract surgery

Chris Pruet, MD, Houston, discusses how to manage the patient during cataract surgery with unexpected vitreous loss.

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Premium IOLs and ocular surface disease

Views: 471

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Premium IOLs and ocular surface disease

Elizabeth Yeu, MD, Norfolk, Va., explains that ocular surface disease should be recognized and treated before biometry is obtained.

Gede Pardianto, MD

Performing safe phacoemulsification with a weakening left hand

Views: 459

Gede Pardianto, MD

Performing safe phacoemulsification with a weakening left hand

Gede Pardianto, MD, Medan, Indonesia, discusses modifications to his phaco technique to compensate for his weakening left hand.

Douglas Koch, MD

IOL design: Is this the best we can do?

Views: 454

Douglas Koch, MD

IOL design: Is this the best we can do?

Douglas Koch, MD, Houston, discusses current limitations and future goals for IOL design.

Soosan Jacob, MD

Air pump-assisted PDEK

Views: 450

Soosan Jacob, MD

Air pump-assisted PDEK

Soosan Jacob, MD, Chennai, India, discusses her new technique of air pump-assisted PDEK.

Warren Hill, MD

IOL Calculations by Artificial Intelligence

Views: 449

Warren Hill, MD

IOL Calculations by Artificial Intelligence

Dr Hill summarizes his Lim Lecture on using artificial intelligence to calculate IOL powers.

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, Intraocular Surgery, Cataract surgery

Femtosecond cataract surgery and the Malyugin Ring

Views: 445

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, Intraocular Surgery, Cataract surgery

Femtosecond cataract surgery and the Malyugin Ring

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, Moscow, Russia, describes pearls for the use of the Malyugin Ring for small pupil patients undergoing femtosecond cataract surgery.

Anat Galor, MD

Adenovirus conjunctivitis and its sequelae

Views: 445

Anat Galor, MD

Adenovirus conjunctivitis and its sequelae

Anat Galor, MD, Miami, discusses the epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of adenovirus conjunctivitis.

Paul Singh, MD

YAG vitreolysis for floaters

Views: 445

Paul Singh, MD

YAG vitreolysis for floaters

Paul Singh, MD, Racine, Wisconsin, discusses treatment of floaters with YAG vitreolysis.

David Ritterband, MD

Complex cataract case management

Views: 443

David Ritterband, MD

Complex cataract case management

David Ritterband, MD, New York, describes handling a complex cataract surgical case.

Daniel Black, MD

The conservative surgeon's approach to extended depth of focus IOLs

Views: 441

Daniel Black, MD

The conservative surgeon's approach to extended depth of focus IOLs

Daniel Black, MD, Birtinya, Australia, discusses results of his study on extended depth of focus IOLs.

Marjan Farid, MD

Management of dislocated intraocular lenses

Views: 435

Marjan Farid, MD

Management of dislocated intraocular lenses

Marjan Farid, MD, Irvine, Calif., discusses the approaches for diagnosis and managing dislocated intraocular lenses.

William Trattler, MD

Primary pterygium excision via Anduze technique with mitomycin-C

Views: 433

William Trattler, MD

Primary pterygium excision via Anduze technique with mitomycin-C

William Trattler, MD, Miami, discusses methods for pterygium excision with subconjunctival injection of mitomycin-C.

Amar Agarwal, MD

PDEK: A new endothelial keratoplasty technique.

Views: 432

Amar Agarwal, MD

PDEK: A new endothelial keratoplasty technique.

Amar Agarwal, MD, Chennai, India, introduces PDEK, a new endothelial keratoplasty technique. A clinical video is presented in this interview.

Marjan Farid, MD

Secondary IOL options

Views: 432

Marjan Farid, MD

Secondary IOL options

Marjan Farid, MD, Irvine, Calif., discusses the pros and cons of scleral sutured, iris sutured, and anterior chamber secondary IOLs.

Sonu Goel, MD

Pterygium plus

Views: 432

Sonu Goel, MD

Pterygium plus

Sonu Goel, MD, Jaipur, India, describes his management of a very difficult pterygium/cataract case.

David A. Salz, MD

Femtosecond intrastromal arcuate keratotomy

Views: 429

David A. Salz, MD

Femtosecond intrastromal arcuate keratotomy

David A. Salz, MD, Philadelphia, describes the femtosecond intrastromal arcuate keratotomy being developed at Wills Eye.

David A. Salz, MD

Femtosecond intrastromal arcuate keratotomy

Views: 429

David A. Salz, MD

Femtosecond intrastromal arcuate keratotomy

David A. Salz, MD, Philadelphia, describes the femtosecond intrastromal arcuate keratotomy being developed at Wills Eye.

Robert Maloney, MD

Correcting residual refractive errors after premium IOL surgery

Views: 429

Robert Maloney, MD

Correcting residual refractive errors after premium IOL surgery

Robert Maloney, MD, Los Angeles, discusses keratorefractive options for correcting residual refractive errors after premium IOL cataract surgery.

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD

Poor capsular support: identification and solutions

Views: 424

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD

Poor capsular support: identification and solutions

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, Moscow, Russia, discusses how to identify factors leading to poor capsular support and how to use the capsule itself for IOL support.

Hassan Fahmy, MD, PhD

New technique for nucleus emulsification

Views: 423

Hassan Fahmy, MD, PhD

New technique for nucleus emulsification

Hassan Fahmy, MD, PhD, Assiut, Egypt, discusses a new method for nuclear emulsification with urea solution.

Carol Karp, MD

Ocular surface squamous neoplasia

Views: 419

Carol Karp, MD

Ocular surface squamous neoplasia

Carol Karp, MD, Miami, discusses methods for diagnosing and manging ocular surface squamous neoplasia.

David F. Chang, MD

Getting toric IOL orientation right

Views: 418

David F. Chang, MD

Getting toric IOL orientation right

David F. Chang, MD, Los Altos, Calif., U.S., describes two new sorts of technology: systems that provide live in-microscope registration of corneal orientation and systems that measure live refractive data to minimize residual refractive error.

Davd F. Chang, MD

Getting Toric IOL Orientation Right

Views: 418

Davd F. Chang, MD

Getting Toric IOL Orientation Right

David F. Chang, MD, Los Altos, Calif., U.S., describes two new sorts of technology: systems that provide live in-microscope registration of corneal orientation and systems that measure live refractive data to minimize residual refractive error.

Kazuo Tsubota, MD

Anti-aging and the eye

Views: 414

Kazuo Tsubota, MD

Anti-aging and the eye

Kazuo Tsubota, MD, Tokyo, Japan, describes minimizing ocular effects of aging.

Ivan Goldberg, MBBS

What do our patients learn on the internet?

Views: 412

Ivan Goldberg, MBBS

What do our patients learn on the internet?

Ivan Goldberg, MBBS, Sydney, Australia, discusses the importance of finding quality information on the internet for patient education.

Rudy Nuijts, MD, PhD

Evidence comparing FLACS and conventional phaco

Views: 412

Rudy Nuijts, MD, PhD

Evidence comparing FLACS and conventional phaco

Rudy Nuijts, MD, PhD, Maastricht, the Netherlands, discusses a systematic review of studies comparing visual outcomes, complications, and surgical parameters in FLACS and conventional phaco cases.

Amar Agarwal, MD

Glued IOLs in children

Views: 409

Amar Agarwal, MD

Glued IOLs in children

Amar Agarwal, MD, Chennai, India, discusses a technique for glued scleral fixation of IOLs in children.

Sonia Yoo, MD

Complex femtosecond assisted cataract surgery cases

Views: 403

Sonia Yoo, MD

Complex femtosecond assisted cataract surgery cases

Sonia Yoo, MD, Miami, discusses complex scenarios involving femtosecond assisted cataract surgery.

Kevin Miller, MD

IOL options with varying degrees of capsular compromise

Views: 403

Kevin Miller, MD

IOL options with varying degrees of capsular compromise

Kevin Miller, MD, Los Angeles, discusses how to approach IOL selection in the cataract patient with capsular compromise.

Roberto Pineda, MD

LASIK versus surface ablation after cataract surgery

Views: 399

Roberto Pineda, MD

LASIK versus surface ablation after cataract surgery

Roberto Pineda, MD, Boston, discusses special considerations when choosing between LASIK and PRK after cataract surgery.

Marcony Santhiago, MD, PhD

Percent tissue altered: a novel parameter for predicting post LASIK ectasia

Views: 399

Marcony Santhiago, MD, PhD

Percent tissue altered: a novel parameter for predicting post LASIK ectasia

Marcony Santhiago, MD, PhD, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, discusses a parameter for predicting post LASIK ectasia.

Sri Ganesh, MD

Adding tissue with SMILE

Views: 393

Sri Ganesh, MD

Adding tissue with SMILE

Sri Ganesh, MD, Bangalore, India, describes employing SMILE lenticules as donor tissue for treatment of hyperopia and keratoconus.

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Myopic femtosecond laser-assisted (FSA) LASIK

Views: 391

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Myopic femtosecond laser-assisted (FSA) LASIK

John Kanellopoulos, MD, Athens, Greece, reports 1-month results of his study on patient-reported outcomes with myopic femtosecond laser-assisted (FSA) LASIK.

Robert Cionni, MD

Intraoperative aberrometry

Views: 386

Robert Cionni, MD

Intraoperative aberrometry

Robert Cionni, MD, Salt Lake City, discusses the benefits of intraoperative aberrometry. Data obtained from aberrometers changes Dr. Cionni's surgical management in the majority of his cases.

John Berdahl, MD

MKO Melt: Sublingual sedation

Views: 386

John Berdahl, MD

MKO Melt: Sublingual sedation

John Berdahl, MD, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, discusses MKO Melt, a sublingual sedative for cataract surgery.

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Crosslinking for infectious keratitis

Views: 385

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Crosslinking for infectious keratitis

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD, Geneva, Switzerland, demonstrates remarkable success in treating bacterial keratitis with collagen crosslinking. Antibiosis mechanisms and treatment modifications are discussed.

Anjali Bhorade, MD

Primary lens extraction for angle closure glaucoma

Views: 380

Anjali Bhorade, MD

Primary lens extraction for angle closure glaucoma

Anjali Bhorade, MD, St. Louis, discusses lens extraction for the management of angle closure glaucoma.

Jack T. Holladay, MD

IOLs in the pipeline

Views: 379

Jack T. Holladay, MD

IOLs in the pipeline

Jack T. Holladay, MD, Houston, discusses new IOLs that can be adjusted after surgery, correct for presbyopia, reduce dysphotopsias, and are even photochromic.

Bonnie An Henderson, MD

New innovations in multifocal IOLs

Views: 378

Bonnie An Henderson, MD

New innovations in multifocal IOLs

Bonnie An Henderson, MD, Boston, discusses uses for low add multifocal IOLs.

Bonnie An Henderson, MD

Tips for posterior polar cataracts

Views: 377

Bonnie An Henderson, MD

Tips for posterior polar cataracts

Bonnie An Henderson, MD, U.S., shares several ways to modify a cataract surgery technique to deal with posterior polar cataracts.

Douglas Koch, MD

How to fix toric IOL errors

Views: 376

Douglas Koch, MD

How to fix toric IOL errors

Douglas Koch, MD, Houston, discusses ways to fix postoperative errors of toric IOLs.

Anthony Aldave, MD

Genetic testing in cornea disease

Views: 375

Anthony Aldave, MD

Genetic testing in cornea disease

Anthony Aldave, MD, Los Angeles, discusses genetic testing in cornea disease and his insights into when to pursue genetic testing for these patients.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Symfony: An extended depth of focus IOL

Views: 375

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Symfony: An extended depth of focus IOL

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, New York, discusses the use of a novel IOL for extended depth of focus, Symfony.

David Huang, MD, PhD

IOL calculation analysis by OCT in post refractive patients

Views: 371

David Huang, MD, PhD

IOL calculation analysis by OCT in post refractive patients

David Huang, MD, PhD, Portland, Ore., discusses IOL calculation by OCT in comparison to regression formulas.

Shamira Perera, MD

Indications for laser iridoplasty

Views: 371

Shamira Perera, MD

Indications for laser iridoplasty

Shamira Perera, MD, Singapore, discusses several indications for laser iridoplasty.

Ahad Mahootchi, MD

Cyclo G6 ab externo micropulse for glaucoma

Views: 371

Ahad Mahootchi, MD

Cyclo G6 ab externo micropulse for glaucoma

Ahad Mahootchi, MD, Zephyrhills, Florida, describes Cyclo G6 ab externo treatment for glaucoma.

Y.C. Lee, MD

Ectopia lentis and flat retractors

Views: 370

Y.C. Lee, MD

Ectopia lentis and flat retractors

Y.C. Lee, MD, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, describes a technique for managing ectopia lentis using flat retractors.

Marjan Farid, MD

Pipeline therapies and imaging for ocular surface disease

Views: 369

Marjan Farid, MD

Pipeline therapies and imaging for ocular surface disease

Marjan Farid, MD, Irvine, Calif., discusses new methods for diagnosing and treating ocular surface disease.

Terrance P. O'Brien, MD

Antimicrobial use before, during and after cataract surgery

Views: 366

Terrance P. O'Brien, MD

Antimicrobial use before, during and after cataract surgery

Terrence P. O’Brien, MD, U.S., speaks to Josh Young, MD, U.S., about the use of antimicrobials before, during and after cataract surgery. The surgeons also discuss the rising rate of antibiotic resistance. He also talks about results of the Antibiotic Resistance Monitoring in Ocular Microorganisms (ARMOR) study, which was designed to monitor antibiotic susceptibility trends in ocular isolates.

Amar Agarwal, MD

Glued IOL technique

Views: 363

Amar Agarwal, MD

Glued IOL technique

Step-by-step description of the scleral glued IOL technique.

Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD

Innovations in keratoprosthesis

Views: 363

Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD

Innovations in keratoprosthesis

Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD, Boston, discusses the current state of keratoprosthesis surgery; she specifically addresses retroprosthetic membranes and ways to reduce this complication.

Steven H. Dewey, MD

Cataract surgery in the post-refractive patient

Views: 362

Steven H. Dewey, MD

Cataract surgery in the post-refractive patient

Steven H. Dewey, MD, Colorado Springs, Colo., discusses approaches to the post-LVC IOL calculation. Sample cases are described.

Roberto Bellucci, MD

The utility of superficial lamellar keratectomy

Views: 361

Roberto Bellucci, MD

The utility of superficial lamellar keratectomy

Roberto Bellucci, MD, Verona, Italy, discusses indications for superficial lamellar keratectomy.

Nathan Radcliffe, MD

New technologies for MIGS in 2015

Views: 360

Nathan Radcliffe, MD

New technologies for MIGS in 2015

Nathan Radcliffe, MD, New York, discusses novel devices for glaucoma surgery.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Femtosecond AK

Views: 358

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Femtosecond AK

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, New York, discusses refractive targets and surgical planning for femtosecond astigmatic keratotomy.

Steven Sarkisian Jr., MD

Trabeculotomy procedure

Views: 358

Steven Sarkisian Jr., MD

Trabeculotomy procedure

Steven Sarkisian Jr., MD, Oklahoma City, discusses the trabeculotomy procedure and its advantages.

Sonia Yoo, MD

Femtosecond treatment of irregular astigmatism

Views: 356

Sonia Yoo, MD

Femtosecond treatment of irregular astigmatism

Sonia Yoo, MD, Miami, Fla., U.S., describes treatment of non-orthogonal and asymmetric astigmatism with the femtosecond laser.

William Trattler, MD

Crosslinking for keratoconus

Views: 355

William Trattler, MD

Crosslinking for keratoconus

In light of the recent FDA approval of crosslinking, William Trattler, MD, Miami, discusses identification of and treatment for progressive keratoconus.

Guy Kleinmann, MD

Toric IOLs and high posterior corneal astigmatism

Views: 354

Guy Kleinmann, MD

Toric IOLs and high posterior corneal astigmatism

Guy Kleinmann, MD, Rehovot, Israel, describes several cases of patients with high posterior corneal astigmatism and how he altered his toric IOL calculations to accommodate this.

David Hardten, MD

PRK complications and management

Views: 354

David Hardten, MD

PRK complications and management

David Hardten, MD, Minneapolis, discusses the management of PRK complications.

Roger F. Steinert, MD

The dreaded radial tear

Views: 353

Roger F. Steinert, MD

The dreaded radial tear

Roger F. Steinert, MD, Irvine, Calif. discusses how to deal with radial capsular tears. Four wrongs make a right!

Kathryn Rose, MD

Overview of risk factors for myopia

Views: 351

Kathryn Rose, MD

Overview of risk factors for myopia

Kathryn Rose, MD, Sydney, discusses risk factors for development of myopia and population level impacts.

Douglas Rhee, MD

New directions in glaucoma therapy

Views: 349

Douglas Rhee, MD

New directions in glaucoma therapy

Douglas Rhee, MD, Cleveland, describes the movement from palliative glaucoma therapy to treatments addressing glaucoma pathophysiology.

Christopher Leung, MD

Retinal nerve fiber layer imaging in glaucoma

Views: 349

Christopher Leung, MD

Retinal nerve fiber layer imaging in glaucoma

Christopher Leung, MD, Hong Kong, discusses the applications of RNFL imaging in diagnosing and managing glaucoma.

Matteo Piovella, MD

Correcting presbyopia with trifocal IOLs

Views: 348

Matteo Piovella, MD

Correcting presbyopia with trifocal IOLs

Matteo Piovella, MD, Monza, Italy, compares bifocal IOLs to trifocal IOLs for the correction of presbyopia.

Clement Tham, MD

Management of closed angle glaucoma

Views: 348

Clement Tham, MD

Management of closed angle glaucoma

Clement Tham, MD, Hong Kong, discusses treatment options for closed angle glaucoma.  

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD

Opacification of hydrophilic lenses

Views: 347

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD

Opacification of hydrophilic lenses

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S., discusses the opacification of hydrophilic lenses and what factors could influence this. 

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Novel uses for tissue sealant during intraocular surgery

Views: 347

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Novel uses for tissue sealant during intraocular surgery

Elizabeth Yeu, MD, Norfolk, Va., discusses applications for tissue sealant during cataract, cornea, and pterygium surgery.

Jean Luc Febbraro, MD

Toric Correction: Planning and Procedures

Views: 345

Jean Luc Febbraro, MD

Toric Correction: Planning and Procedures

Jean Luc Febbraro discusses pre-operative evaluation and planning of astigmatism correction. Axis and magnitude are evaluated individually.

Jean Luc Febbraro, MD

Toric Correction: Planning and Procedures

Views: 345

Jean Luc Febbraro, MD

Toric Correction: Planning and Procedures

Jean Luc Febbraro discusses pre-operative evaluation and planning of astigmatism correction. Axis and magnitude are evaluated individually.

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD

Viscoelastic and balanced salt solution for AC inflation in intraoperative aberrometry

Views: 345

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD

Viscoelastic and balanced salt solution for AC inflation in intraoperative aberrometry

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD, Irvine, Calif., compares techniques for anterior chamber inflation at the time of intraoperative aberrometry.

James McCulley, MD

Lids, lipids, and dry eyes

Views: 341

James McCulley, MD

Lids, lipids, and dry eyes

James McCulley, MD, Dallas, Texas, describes the interplay of unrecognized MGD and dry eye

Gunther Grabner, MD

The Ridley Medal Lecture

Views: 339

Gunther Grabner, MD

The Ridley Medal Lecture

Gunther Grabner, MD, Salzburg, Austria, discusses whether the femtosecond laser will become a mainstay of cataract surgery.

Clara Chan, MD

Incision burns

Views: 339

Clara Chan, MD

Incision burns

Clara Chan, MD, Toronto, Canada, reports results of her survey of risk factors for wound burns.

Cynthia Roberts, PhD

Corneal biomechanics

Views: 339

Cynthia Roberts, PhD

Corneal biomechanics

Cynthia Roberts, PhD, Columbus, Ohio, discusses the role of measuring corneal biomechanics.

Joseph Ma, MD

Swept source OCT for prediction of effective lens position

Views: 338

Joseph Ma, MD

Swept source OCT for prediction of effective lens position

Joseph Ma, MD, Toronto, Canada, discusses swept source OCT and its role in evaluating effective lens position.

Christopher Starr, MD

ASCRS Dry Eye Survey

Views: 337

Christopher Starr, MD

ASCRS Dry Eye Survey

Christopher Starr, MD, New York, discusses results from the recent ASCRS Dry Eye Survey of ophthalmologists.

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Resident multifocal IOL considerations

Views: 335

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Resident multifocal IOL considerations

Elizabeth Yeu, MD, Norfolk, Virginia, reviews special concerns for multifocal IOLs.

Edward Holland, MD

The Sunday Summit at ASCRS

Views: 334

Edward Holland, MD

The Sunday Summit at ASCRS

Edward Holland, MD, Cincinnati, emphasizes the importance of social media and technology.

Soosan Jacob, MS, DNB, FRCS

Glued-in capsular hook

Views: 333

Soosan Jacob, MS, DNB, FRCS

Glued-in capsular hook

Soosan Jacob, MS, DNB, FRCS, Chennai, India, demonstrates her technique of gluing a capsular hook to sclera to stabilize an ectopic lens.

Jerry Shields, MD

Cysts of the iris pigment epithelium: what's new and interesting

Views: 332

Jerry Shields, MD

Cysts of the iris pigment epithelium: what's new and interesting

Jerry Shields, MD, Philadelphia, discusses the important systemic associations with specific types of iris cysts.

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD

Histopathology of 40 dislocated IOLs

Views: 330

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD

Histopathology of 40 dislocated IOLs

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD, Salt Lake City, Utah, discusses her presentation of the histopathology of 40 consecutive cases of dislocated IOLs.

Richard Lewis, MD

Glaucoma and cataract: staged vs. combined surgical approach

Views: 329

Richard Lewis, MD

Glaucoma and cataract: staged vs. combined surgical approach

Richard Lewis, MD, Sacramento, Calif., discusses approaches to surgical management of cataract and glaucoma.

Karolinne Maia Rocha, MD, PhD

Preoperative testing for multifocal lenses

Views: 327

Karolinne Maia Rocha, MD, PhD

Preoperative testing for multifocal lenses

Karolinne Maia Rocha, MD, PhD, Charleston, S.C., discusses important testing to perform when evaluating patients for multifocal intraocular lenses.

Soon Phaik Chee, MD

IOL placement with posterior capsule ruptures

Views: 325

Soon Phaik Chee, MD

IOL placement with posterior capsule ruptures

Soon Phaik Chee, MD, Singapore, discusses techniques for IOL placement in the context of posterior capsule rupture.

Matthew Feng, MD

Transitioning from DMEK to DSEK

Views: 320

Matthew Feng, MD

Transitioning from DMEK to DSEK

Matthew Feng, MD, Indianapolis, Ind., U.S., discusses the transition from DMEK to DSEK for new surgeons who have trained in DMEK.

Abhay Vasavada, MD

Posterior capsular IOL optic capture

Views: 319

Abhay Vasavada, MD

Posterior capsular IOL optic capture

Abhay Vasavada, MD, Ahmedabad, India, compares posterior capsular IOL optic capture without vitrectomy to conventional techniques for pediatric cataracts.

Vincent Daien, MD, PhD

Incidence and risk factors of retinal detachment following cataract surgery

Views: 319

Vincent Daien, MD, PhD

Incidence and risk factors of retinal detachment following cataract surgery

Vincent Daien, MD, PhD, Montpellier, France, discusses a large study on risk factors for retinal detachment in France.

Jason Bacharach, MD

ROCK inhibitors

Views: 319

Jason Bacharach, MD

ROCK inhibitors

Jason Bacharach, MD, Petaluma, California, provides an update on Rho-associated protein kinase inhibitors for the treatment of glaucoma.

Scott MacRae, MD

The variable impact of astigmatism

Views: 318

Scott MacRae, MD

The variable impact of astigmatism

Scott MacRae, MD, Rochester, N.Y., presents clinical data revealing the variable impact astigmatism has in different patients, with different pupil sizes, and with different IOLs.

W. Barry Lee, MD

Approaching white cataracts

Views: 318

W. Barry Lee, MD

Approaching white cataracts

W. Barry Lee, MD, Atlanta, discusses strategies for surgical approaches to white cataracts.

Simonetta Morselli, MD

Comparing SMILE to excimer keratorefractive surgery

Views: 318

Simonetta Morselli, MD

Comparing SMILE to excimer keratorefractive surgery

Simonetta Morselli, MD, Bassano del Grappa, Italy, compares SMILE to excimer ablative keratorefractive surgery.

Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD

Endothelial cell injection therapy

Views: 318

Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD

Endothelial cell injection therapy

Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD, Kyoto, Japan, discusses techniques for endothelial cell injections for treating endothelial dystrophy.  

Sumitra Khandelwal, MD

Minimizing the femto learning curve

Views: 316

Sumitra Khandelwal, MD

Minimizing the femto learning curve

Sumitra Khandelwal, MD, Houston, discusses her department's approach to teaching femtosecond cataract surgery to the residents at Baylor.

Christopher Sales, MD

Safety in learning DMEK

Views: 316

Christopher Sales, MD

Safety in learning DMEK

Christopher Sales, MD, Portland, Ore., discusses important data in evaluating learning curves for learning DMEK surgery.

Kevin Miller, MD

Update on Calhoun Vision Light Adjustable Lens

Views: 315

Kevin Miller, MD

Update on Calhoun Vision Light Adjustable Lens

Kevin Miller, MD, Los Angeles, discusses the state of the Calhoun Vision Light Adjustable Lens.

Claudia Perez-Straziota, MD

Incorporation of basic optics into cataract surgery

Views: 315

Claudia Perez-Straziota, MD

Incorporation of basic optics into cataract surgery

Claudia Perez-Straziota, MD, Atlanta, discusses the importance of optical principles when selecting IOLs for specific clinical scenarios.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Ocular surface disease in the cataract patient.

Views: 313

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Ocular surface disease in the cataract patient.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, N.Y., discusses preoperative measurements and management of ocular surface disease in the cataract patient.

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD

Diagnosing keratoconus

Views: 312

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD

Diagnosing keratoconus

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, discusses the importance of new technologies in diagnosing keratoconus.

Himani Goyal, MD

Femtosecond cataract surgery for residents

Views: 311

Himani Goyal, MD

Femtosecond cataract surgery for residents

Himani Goyal, MD, New York, discusses special considerations for teaching residents to perform femtosecond cataract surgery.

Vinicius De Stefano, MD

Novel approaches to ectasia risk analysis

Views: 311

Vinicius De Stefano, MD

Novel approaches to ectasia risk analysis

Vinicius De Stefano, MD, São Paulo, Brazil, discusses a novel simulated model to help understand risk for post refractive ectasia.

Gerald P. Clarke, MD

Improving IOL power selection in second eye using first-eye results

Views: 307

Gerald P. Clarke, MD

Improving IOL power selection in second eye using first-eye results

Gerald P. Clarke, MD, Oshkosh, Wis., explains how to modify second-eye IOL power based upon first-eye residual refractive error.

Osama Ibrahim, MD

Pushing the limits of refractive surgery

Views: 304

Osama Ibrahim, MD

Pushing the limits of refractive surgery

Osama Ibrahim, MD, Alexandria, Egypt, discusses SMILE for high myopes, aphakic patients, and patients with stable keratoconus.

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD

Anatomic evaluation of IOL position

Views: 304

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD

Anatomic evaluation of IOL position

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD, Salt Lake City, discusses anatomic variables and implications of specific IOL positions.

Sri Ganesh, MD

ReLEx SMILE procedure

Views: 303

Sri Ganesh, MD

ReLEx SMILE procedure

Sri Ganesh, MD, India, discusses ReLEx SMILE (small-incision lenticule extraction), which is a bladeless, flapless vision correction procedure.

Sheila Barbarino, MD

Intense pulsed light for dry eye

Views: 303

Sheila Barbarino, MD

Intense pulsed light for dry eye

Sheila Barbarino, MD, Austin, Texas, discusses intense pulsed light as a treatment for dry eye.

W. Barry Lee, MD

Corneal pathology and toric IOLs

Views: 302

W. Barry Lee, MD

Corneal pathology and toric IOLs

W. Barry Lee, MD, Atlanta, discusses what must be considered when choosing toric IOLs for patients with keratoconus and epithelial basement membrane disease.

Amar Agarwal, MD

The double infusion technique

Views: 302

Amar Agarwal, MD

The double infusion technique

Amar Agarwal, MD, Chennai, India, introduces a new PDEK technique employing infusion both anterior and posterior to the iris.

Graham Barrett, MD

Toric IOL calculations: sources of error and remedies

Views: 301

Graham Barrett, MD

Toric IOL calculations: sources of error and remedies

Graham Barrett, MD, Perth, Western Australia, discusses the sources of error in toric IOL surgery and discusses calculations to address these.

Harminder Dua, MD

New surgical techniques for Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency and chemical burns

Views: 300

Harminder Dua, MD

New surgical techniques for Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency and chemical burns

Harminder Dua, MD, Nottingham, U.K., discusses highly original approaches to restore vascularity to ischemic tissue and a surgical four-layer approach to managing corneal chemical burns.

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Topography-guided ablation

Views: 300

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Topography-guided ablation

John Kanellopoulos, MD, New York, discusses his study of custom topography-guided ablation.

Dan Reinstein, MD

The benefits of mild spherical aberration

Views: 299

Dan Reinstein, MD

The benefits of mild spherical aberration

Dan Reinstein, MD, London, U.K., discusses the practical advantage of leaving a modest degree of spherical aberration.

David Chang, MD

Posterior chamber rupture in a refractive IOL patient

Views: 298

David Chang, MD

Posterior chamber rupture in a refractive IOL patient

David Chang, MD, Los Altos, Calif., discusses intraoperative management of posterior chamber rupture in a planned premium IOL case.

Steve Charles, MD

Maculopathies and visual surprise

Views: 298

Steve Charles, MD

Maculopathies and visual surprise

Steve Charles, MD, Memphis, discusses cataract patients with unrecognized maculopathies, a circumstance that can lead to unexpectedly poor visual outcomes.

Marianne Price, PhD

Survival of DSAEK, DMEK, and PK grafts

Views: 297

Marianne Price, PhD

Survival of DSAEK, DMEK, and PK grafts

Marianne Price, PhD, Indianapolis, Ind., discusses results of a study examining graft survival for DSAEK, DMEK, and PK.

David Chang, MD

Automated capsulotomy

Views: 293

David Chang, MD

Automated capsulotomy

David Chang, MD, Los Altos, California, reviews different technologies for automated capsulotomy.

Amar Agarwal, MD

Turn around technique for intra-corneal ring false channel creation

Views: 292

Amar Agarwal, MD

Turn around technique for intra-corneal ring false channel creation

Amar Agarwal, MD, Chennai, India, describes the "turn around technique" to overcome false channel dissection during intrastromal corneal ring placement.

Jack Holladay, MD

Options for spectacle independence after cataract surgery

Views: 287

Jack Holladay, MD

Options for spectacle independence after cataract surgery

Jack Holladay, MD, Houston, Texas, discusses the options to offer patients who don't want to wear reading glasses after cataract surgery.

Anat Galor, MD

Dry eye diagnosis and treatment

Views: 286

Anat Galor, MD

Dry eye diagnosis and treatment

Anat Galor, MD, Miami, describes her protocol for dry eye diagnosis and treatment.

Sheri Rowen, MD

Preoperative and intraoperative measurements of astigmatism

Views: 285

Sheri Rowen, MD

Preoperative and intraoperative measurements of astigmatism

Sheri Rowen, MD, Newport Beach, Calif., discusses the role for Cassini imaging in evaluating astigmatism prior to cataract surgery.

Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD

Translational research in cornea diseases

Views: 285

Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD

Translational research in cornea diseases

Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD, Kyoto, Japan, discusses research using cultured endothelial cells for the treatment of bullous keratopathy.

Priya Narang, MD

Gluing IOLs: A no-assistant technique

Views: 285

Priya Narang, MD

Gluing IOLs: A no-assistant technique

Priya Narang, MD, Ahmedabad, India, explains IOL gluing without an assistant.

Sen. Rand Paul, MD (R-KY)

Healthcare and clinical work around the world

Views: 284

Sen. Rand Paul, MD (R-KY)

Healthcare and clinical work around the world

Sen. Rand Paul, MD (R-KY), Bowling Green, Ky., discusses healthcare topics, as well as his recent trip to Guatemala with the ASCRS Foundation

Amar Agarwal, MD

Anterior chamber trocar in combination with PDEK and glued IOL

Views: 284

Amar Agarwal, MD

Anterior chamber trocar in combination with PDEK and glued IOL

Amar Agarwal, MD, Chennai, India, discusses a technique for using an anterior chamber trocar to treat a case with pseudophakic bullous keratopathy and a dislocated / broken IOL.

Nathan Radcliffe, MD

Combining ECP with other MIGS procedures

Views: 281

Nathan Radcliffe, MD

Combining ECP with other MIGS procedures

Nathan Radcliffe, MD, New York, discusses the use of ECP (endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation) in conjunction with other MIGS procedures

Noel Alpins, MD

Corneal coupling

Views: 281

Noel Alpins, MD

Corneal coupling

Noel Alpins, MD, Sydney, Australia, describes the nature of corneal coupling and its relevance to clinical practice.

Thomas John, MD

Corneal nerve regeneration with amniotic membrane tissue

Views: 280

Thomas John, MD

Corneal nerve regeneration with amniotic membrane tissue

Thomas John, MD, Chicago, discusses the benefits of using amniotic membrane tissue in ocular surface disease.

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Crosslinking for Refractive Effect

Views: 279

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Crosslinking for Refractive Effect

John Kanellopoulos, MD, Athens, Greece and NY,NY describes a pilot study to perform corneal crosslinking solely for refractive effect.

Priya Narang, MD

iPhone for detection of subtle intraocular movements

Views: 279

Priya Narang, MD

iPhone for detection of subtle intraocular movements

Priya Narang, MD, Ahmedabad, India, discusses a novel technology for detecting subtle iris and lens movements with an iPhone application.

Brock K. Bakewell, MD

CTR pearls

Views: 278

Brock K. Bakewell, MD

CTR pearls

Brock K. Bakewell, MD, reports some great CTR insertion pearls. The trailing end goes in first!

Megan Mestas

How to reach out to Millenials

Views: 278

Megan Mestas

How to reach out to Millenials

Megan Mestas, Denver, discusses how to reach out to Millenials and why they're important in the practice.

Mohamad Rosman, MD

Toric refractive surprise

Views: 278

Mohamad Rosman, MD

Toric refractive surprise

Mohamad Rosman, MD, Singapore, discusses methods for identifying and rectifying refractive surprise with toric IOLs.

Susana Marcos, PhD

SimVis: Handheld device for simulating multifocal lens outcomes

Views: 278

Susana Marcos, PhD

SimVis: Handheld device for simulating multifocal lens outcomes

Susana Marcos, PhD, Madrid, Spain, discusses a novel device for simulating outcomes from various IOLs in cataract surgery.

Boris Malyugin, MD

Astigmatism correction: toric IOL vs LRI vs femto LRI

Views: 277

Boris Malyugin, MD

Astigmatism correction: toric IOL vs LRI vs femto LRI

Boris Malyugin, MD, Moscow, Russia, speaks about astigmatism management and IOL dislocation. Are we seeing more dislocation because we are better at removing poorly-supported crystalline lenses?

Boris Malyugin, MD

Astigmatism correction: toric IOL vs LRI vs femto LRI

Views: 277

Boris Malyugin, MD

Astigmatism correction: toric IOL vs LRI vs femto LRI

Boris Malyugin, MD, Moscow, Russia, speaks about astigmatism management and IOL dislocation. Are we seeing more dislocation because we are better at removing poorly-supported crystalline lenses?

Douglas D. Koch, MD

Adjusting toric IOL calculations for posterior corneal astigmatism

Views: 275

Douglas D. Koch, MD

Adjusting toric IOL calculations for posterior corneal astigmatism

Douglas D. Koch, MD, Houston, explains how to adjust toric IOL targets to account for astigmatism induced by posterior corneal curvature. Specific recommendations are discussed

John Hovanesian, MD

Intraoperative aberrometry in cataract surgery

Views: 274

John Hovanesian, MD

Intraoperative aberrometry in cataract surgery

John Hovanesian, MD, Laguna Hills, Calif., discusses the use of intraoperative aberrometry in cataract surgery.

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Imaging the Corneal Epithelium

Views: 273

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Imaging the Corneal Epithelium

John Kanellopoulos describes topographic changes to the corneal epithelium in pathology and in response to keratorefractive surgery.

Daniel Chang, MD

Chromatic aberration in IOLs

Views: 271

Daniel Chang, MD

Chromatic aberration in IOLs

Daniel Chang, MD, Bakersfield, California, discusses the measurement and importance of chromatic aberration in IOLs.

Carol Shields, MD

Detecting melanomas

Views: 271

Carol Shields, MD

Detecting melanomas

Carol Shields, MD, Philadelphia, discusses important information for identifying and treating melanomas. She also highlights the Ocular Oncology Reading Center for online consultation for patients with any tumor in or around the eye (www.oorca.org), expected to be open in October 2016.

George O. Waring IV, MD

Forward scatter and the dysfunctional lens

Views: 270

George O. Waring IV, MD

Forward scatter and the dysfunctional lens

George O. Waring IV, MD, Charleston, S.C., explains dysfunctional lens grading and functional evaluation.

Donald Tan, MD

Hybrid DMEK for Asian eyes

Views: 270

Donald Tan, MD

Hybrid DMEK for Asian eyes

Donald Tan, MD, Singapore, discusses the advantages and technique of hybrid DMEK with modified tissue preparation and insertion. 

Phillip Hoopes Jr., MD

Corneal inlay for presbyopia

Views: 268

Phillip Hoopes Jr., MD

Corneal inlay for presbyopia

Phillip Hoopes Jr., MD, Salt Lake City, Utah, discusses a newly FDA-approved device to treat presbyopia by corneal inlays.

Tal Raviv, MD

Rotating and exchanging IOLs

Views: 268

Tal Raviv, MD

Rotating and exchanging IOLs

Tal Raviv, MD, New York, discusses when to revise toric IOL orientation and when to perform IOL exchange.

Thomas Samuelson, MD

Pearls for better glaucoma filtration surgery

Views: 267

Thomas Samuelson, MD

Pearls for better glaucoma filtration surgery

Thomas Samuelson, MD, Minneapolis, discusses tips for optimizing outcomes in glaucoma filtration surgery.

Douglas Rhee, MD

When to perform laser trabeculoplasty

Views: 266

Douglas Rhee, MD

When to perform laser trabeculoplasty

Douglas Rhee, MD, Cleveland, describes the point at which he advocates laser trabeculoplasty.

Sheraz Daya, MD

Managing irregular astigmatism

Views: 266

Sheraz Daya, MD

Managing irregular astigmatism

Sheraz Daya, MD, London, discusses diagnosis and management of irregular astigmatism in the cataract patient.

Dan Reinstein, MD

Biomechanics: Comparing RELEX Smile to LASIK/PRK

Views: 264

Dan Reinstein, MD

Biomechanics: Comparing RELEX Smile to LASIK/PRK

Dan Reinstein, MD, London, U.K., elucidates the idea of residual corneal tensile strength and the substantial differences between RELEX SMILE, LASIK, and PRK. Post keratorefractive ectasia may be related to this biomechanical property.

Robert Ang, MD

Small pupil cataract surgery

Views: 263

Robert Ang, MD

Small pupil cataract surgery

Robert Ang, MD, Manila, Philippines, discusses management options for cataract surgery in the setting of poor dilation.

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD

Surgical options for traumatic aniridia

Views: 262

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD

Surgical options for traumatic aniridia

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, Moscow, discusses surgical approaches for treating various stages of traumatic aniridia.

John Kanellopoulos, MD, and George Asimellis, PhD

OCT imaging for corneal ectasia detection

Views: 258

John Kanellopoulos, MD, and George Asimellis, PhD

OCT imaging for corneal ectasia detection

John Kanellopoulos, MD, Athens, Greece, and George Asimellis, PhD, Athens, Greece, discuss corneal epithelial OCT imaging as a marker for detection of early ectasia.

Ingeborg Stalmans, MD

Collagen gel MIGS device

Views: 257

Ingeborg Stalmans, MD

Collagen gel MIGS device

Ingeborg Stalmans, MD, Leuven, Belgium, discusses her results after implantation of a collagen gel MIGS device.

Rudy Nuijts, MD, PhD

Trifocal IOLs

Views: 256

Rudy Nuijts, MD, PhD

Trifocal IOLs

Rudy Nuijts, MD, PhD, Maastricht, Netherlands, discusses results of a randomized control trial of trifocal versus bifocal IOLs.

Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD

How preop data influences postop results in crosslinking

Views: 253

Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD

How preop data influences postop results in crosslinking

Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD, Rozzano, Italy, identifies the keratoconus patients who can be expected to benefit most from collagen crosslinking. Although patients with thinner and steeper corneas do well, measurement technique is paramount.

Felipe Soria, MD

MICS vs. coaxial femto cataract surgery

Views: 252

Felipe Soria, MD

MICS vs. coaxial femto cataract surgery

Felipe Soria, MD, Alicante, Spain, compares microincisional cataract surgery to coaxial phacoemulsification following femtosecond laser treatment.

Soosan Jacob, MS, DNB, FRCS

Contact lens assisted collagen crosslinking for thin corneas

Views: 251

Soosan Jacob, MS, DNB, FRCS

Contact lens assisted collagen crosslinking for thin corneas

Soosan Jacob, MS, DNB, FRCS, Chennai, India, describes using a riboflavin-soaked contact lens to "thicken" corneas otherwise too thin for crosslinking.

Rohit Shetty, MD

Measuring corneal biomechanics

Views: 250

Rohit Shetty, MD

Measuring corneal biomechanics

Rohit Shetty, MD, Bangalore, India, describes two devices for the measurement of corneal biomechanics.

Ana Luisa Hofling-Lima, MD

Crosslinking treatment for corneal ulcers

Views: 250

Ana Luisa Hofling-Lima, MD

Crosslinking treatment for corneal ulcers

Ana Luisa Hofling-Lima, MD, São Paulo, Brazil, discusses benefits and indications for using ultraviolet crosslinking in infectious keratitis.

Soosan Jacob, MD

Allogenic corneal donor intrastromal implants for keratoconus

Views: 250

Soosan Jacob, MD

Allogenic corneal donor intrastromal implants for keratoconus

Soosan Jacob, MD, Chennai, India, describes an innovative technique for intacs-like implants created from donor corneal tissue.

Shan Lin, MD

Cyclophotocoagulation with the G6 laser

Views: 249

Shan Lin, MD

Cyclophotocoagulation with the G6 laser

Shan Lin, MD, San Francisco, discusses cyclophotocoagulation treatments for glaucoma.

Wendell Scott, MD

Comparison of vitreous loss between manual and femto cataract surgery

Views: 247

Wendell Scott, MD

Comparison of vitreous loss between manual and femto cataract surgery

Wendell Scott, MD, Springfield, Mo., discusses a study regarding vitreous loss rates of manual vs femtosecond cataract surgery.

Mustafa Koray Gumus, MD

New matrix therapy agent for epi-off crosslinking

Views: 244

Mustafa Koray Gumus, MD

New matrix therapy agent for epi-off crosslinking

Mustafa Koray Gumus, MD, Houston, discusses a novel matrix therapy agent for faster healing following epi-off collagen crosslinking.

Simonetta Morselli, MD

A new lens for MICS

Views: 243

Simonetta Morselli, MD

A new lens for MICS

Simonetta Morselli, MD, Bassano del Grappa, Italy, describes her experience with the new MICS INCISE IOL.

Kaweh Mansouri, MD

Pascal selective laser trabeculoplasty

Views: 243

Kaweh Mansouri, MD

Pascal selective laser trabeculoplasty

Kaweh Mansouri, MD, Denver, Colo., discusses the applications of pascal patterns to selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT).

Ronald Gaster, MD

Crosslinking for adolescent keratoconus

Views: 243

Ronald Gaster, MD

Crosslinking for adolescent keratoconus

Ronald Gaster, MD, Beverly Hills, California, describes the benefits of treatment and the importance of early identification of keratoconus in adolescents.

Gerald Sutton, MD

Time factor for femtosecond-assisted cataract surgery

Views: 241

Gerald Sutton, MD

Time factor for femtosecond-assisted cataract surgery

Gerard Sutton, MD, Australia, explains how much extra time may be needed for femtosecond-assisted cataract surgery.

Douglas D. Koch, MD

IOL calculation after keratorefractive surgery

Views: 240

Douglas D. Koch, MD

IOL calculation after keratorefractive surgery

Douglas D. Koch, MD, Houston, discusses the pitfalls of IOL calculation after keratorefractive surgery. Failing to make the necessary adjustments will result in an unhappy hyperopic patient.

S. Natarajan, MD

What cataract surgeons should know about intravitreal injections

Views: 240

S. Natarajan, MD

What cataract surgeons should know about intravitreal injections

S. Natarajan, MD, Mumbai, India, discusses practical concerns in administering intravitreal injections.

Elisabeth Cohen, MD

Management and prevention of herpes zoster virus ocular disease

Views: 240

Elisabeth Cohen, MD

Management and prevention of herpes zoster virus ocular disease

Elisabeth Cohen, MD, New York, discusses management and prevention strategies for zoster ophthalmicus.

David F. Chang, MD

IOL fixation with weak zonules

Views: 239

David F. Chang, MD

IOL fixation with weak zonules

David F. Chang, MD, discusses his experiences with zonular dehiscence and various techniques for approaching this problem.

Isabel Dapena, MD

New innovations in DMEK

Views: 239

Isabel Dapena, MD

New innovations in DMEK

Isabel Dapena, MD, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, discusses innovations in DMEK surgery.

Priya Narang, MD

A quintet for glued IOL

Views: 239

Priya Narang, MD

A quintet for glued IOL

Priya Narang, MD, Ahmedabad, India, illustrates a five-step procedure for glued IOLs.

Sotiria Palioura, MD, PhD

Pre-loaded tissue for DSEK

Views: 238

Sotiria Palioura, MD, PhD

Pre-loaded tissue for DSEK

Sotiria Palioura, MD, PhD, Miami, Fla., discusses a novel technique for using pre-loaded, pre-cut tissue for DSEK surgery.

Samuel Masket, MD

Watertight wounds

Views: 237

Samuel Masket, MD

Watertight wounds

Samuel Masket, MD, Los Angeles, compares wound closure with hydration, sutures, and sealant. Clinical video and comparative data are presented.

Steven R. Sarkisian Jr., MD

MIGS for the comprehensive ophthalmologist

Views: 236

Steven R. Sarkisian Jr., MD

MIGS for the comprehensive ophthalmologist

Steven R. Sarkisian Jr., MD, Oklahoma City, discusses patient selection and surgical pearls for first iStent cases. Gonio lens use can be tricky.

Bita Esmaeli, MD

Dealing with excessive tearing

Views: 236

Bita Esmaeli, MD

Dealing with excessive tearing

Bita Esmaeli, MD, Houston, discusses her work with cancer patients, including those with excessive tearing.

George Waring IV, MD

Management of residual refractive error with toric IOLs

Views: 234

George Waring IV, MD

Management of residual refractive error with toric IOLs

George Waring IV, MD, Charleston, South Carolina, describes management options for residual astigmatic error after toric IOL implantation.

Robert H. Osher, MD

Modifying the Malyugin Ring

Views: 233

Robert H. Osher, MD

Modifying the Malyugin Ring

Robert H. Osher, MD, Blue Ash, Ohio, is a great proponent of the Malyugin Ring and reports that insertion can be made easier with a modified ring inserter. He discusses these modifications and their advantages.

David Glasser, MD

Role of diagnostics in dry eye syndrome

Views: 233

David Glasser, MD

Role of diagnostics in dry eye syndrome

David Glasser, MD, Columbia, Md., discusses the role of supplemental diagnostic tests in evaluating dry eye syndrome.

Kyoko Ohno-Matsui, MD

Swept-source OCT imaging in pathologic myopia

Views: 233

Kyoko Ohno-Matsui, MD

Swept-source OCT imaging in pathologic myopia

Kyoko Ohno-Matsui, MD, Tokyo, discusses the benefits of using swept-source OCT imaging in pathologic myopia.

Sumitra Khandelwal, MD

Collagen crosslinking

Views: 231

Sumitra Khandelwal, MD

Collagen crosslinking

Sumitra Khandelwal, MD, Houston, discusses current strategies for corneal collagen crosslinking.

Donald T. H, Tan, MD

Myopia on the rise

Views: 229

Donald T. H, Tan, MD

Myopia on the rise

Donald T. H, Tan, MD, reports that rates of myopia are increasing. Myopia has become such a public health issue in Singapore that a public prevention campaign has been initiated. Dr Tan discusses results of the ATOM and ATOM II myopia prevention studies.

Harry Ross, MD

A new procedure to treat sinusitis ophthalmically

Views: 226

Harry Ross, MD

A new procedure to treat sinusitis ophthalmically

Harry Ross, MD, president and CEO of Synopsys Surgical, describes a new quick oculoplastic procedure that enables ophthalmologists to treat sinusitis topically. Tear drainage is shunted directly into the sinus cavities.

Moones Fathi Abdalla, MD

ReLEx SMILE for post keratoplasty myopia and astigmatism

Views: 225

Moones Fathi Abdalla, MD

ReLEx SMILE for post keratoplasty myopia and astigmatism

Moones Fathi Abdalla, MD, Alexandria, Egypt, discusses the application of SMILE technology to post keratoplasty clinical situations.

Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD

Intrastromal femto AK

Views: 225

Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD

Intrastromal femto AK

Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD, Houston, describes patient selection for intrastromal femto AK.

Anthony Kuo, MD

OCT to determine anatomic shape in myopic eyes

Views: 221

Anthony Kuo, MD

OCT to determine anatomic shape in myopic eyes

Anthony Kuo, MD, Durham, N.C., discusses OCT imaging for pathologic myopia.

Walton Nose, MD

Congenital cataract and aphakia in young children

Views: 221

Walton Nose, MD

Congenital cataract and aphakia in young children

Walton Nose, MD, São Paulo, Brazil, discusses surgical approaches to congenital cataracts and aphakia in young children.

Nicole Fram, MD

DMEK learning curve

Views: 221

Nicole Fram, MD

DMEK learning curve

Nicole Fram, MD, Los Angeles, discusses ways to transition to DMEK surgery.

Liliana Werner, MD

Increasing light scatter in hydrophobic acrylic IOLs

Views: 220

Liliana Werner, MD

Increasing light scatter in hydrophobic acrylic IOLs

Liliana Werner, MD, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S., presents results of her study demonstrating increasing back-scatter in acrylic hydrophobic IOLs. The degree of scatter increases with time after implantation and is not associated with glistenings visible at the slit lamp.

Steve Charles, MD

Management of complex retinal detachments

Views: 219

Steve Charles, MD

Management of complex retinal detachments

Steve Charles, MD, Memphis, Tennessee, discusses strategies for managing complex retinal detachments.

Amar Agaral, MD

Pearls for using IOL scaffolding technique

Views: 218

Amar Agaral, MD

Pearls for using IOL scaffolding technique

Amar Agarwal, MD, India, explains his IOL scaffolding technique to Josh Young, MD, U.S.

Anthony Khawaja, MD

RNFL thickness and cognitive decline

Views: 218

Anthony Khawaja, MD

RNFL thickness and cognitive decline

Anthony Khawaja, MD, London, discusses a linkage between retinal nerve fiber layer thinning and cognitive decline.

Edmondo Borasio, MD

Manual and femtosecond laser keratoplasty

Views: 217

Edmondo Borasio, MD

Manual and femtosecond laser keratoplasty

Edmondo Borasio, MD, Abu Dhabi, UAE, discusses postoperative astigmatism in manual and femtosecond laser keratoplasties.

Nathan Radcliffe, MD

Micropulse laser for glaucoma

Views: 217

Nathan Radcliffe, MD

Micropulse laser for glaucoma

Nathan Radcliffe, MD, New York, discusses the micropulse laser and its applications. 

Jodi Luchs, MD

New diagnostics for ocular allergies

Views: 216

Jodi Luchs, MD

New diagnostics for ocular allergies

New diagnostic testing for ocular allergies has become available to ophthalmologists. Dr. Luchs describes the new diagnostic and treatment options.

Ehud Assia, MD

Fixating subluxated IOL

Views: 216

Ehud Assia, MD

Fixating subluxated IOL

Ehud Assia, MD, Tel-Aviv, Israel, discusses surgical techniques for fixating subluxated IOLs.

Ahad Mahootchi, MD

Micropulse laser therapy for diabetic macular edema

Views: 216

Ahad Mahootchi, MD

Micropulse laser therapy for diabetic macular edema

Ahad Mahootchi, MD, Tampa, Fla., discusses the role for micropulse laser therapy for treatment of diabetic macular edema.

Abhay Vasavada, MD

Secondary IOLs in children

Views: 216

Abhay Vasavada, MD

Secondary IOLs in children

Abhay Vasavada, MD, Ahmedabad, India, discusses the difficulties and special considerations associated with secondary IOL implantation in children.

Debra Goldstein, MD

Infectious posterior uveitis

Views: 215

Debra Goldstein, MD

Infectious posterior uveitis

Debra Goldstein, MD, Chicago, discusses etiologies of infectious posterior uveitis.

David Truong, MD

IOL power calculation in keratoconus

Views: 215

David Truong, MD

IOL power calculation in keratoconus

David Truong, MD, Dallas, Texas, discusses the difficulty of calculating IOL power in keratoconus.

Jimmy Lai, MD

Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) uses

Views: 215

Jimmy Lai, MD

Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) uses

Jimmy Lai, MD, Hong Kong, discusses the role of selective laser trabeculoplasty in managing primary open angle glaucoma.

Noel Alpins, MD

Toric refractive surprise

Views: 214

Noel Alpins, MD

Toric refractive surprise

Noel Alpins, MD, East Melbourne, Australia, discusses sources of toric refractive surprise and a new (free) tool for planning of surgical correction.

Noel Alpins, MD

Toric refractive surprise

Views: 214

Noel Alpins, MD

Toric refractive surprise

Noel Alpins, MD, East Melbourne, Australia, discusses sources of toric refractive surprise and a new (free) tool for planning of surgical correction

Jennifer Loh, MD

Managing complex cataracts

Views: 214

Jennifer Loh, MD

Managing complex cataracts

Jennifer Loh, MD, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., discusses managing complex cataracts and how her approach may differ for these patients.

Douglas D. Koch, MD

Attaching the IOL to the sclera: sutures vs. glue

Views: 213

Douglas D. Koch, MD

Attaching the IOL to the sclera: sutures vs. glue

Douglas D. Koch, MD, Houston, compares suture fixation to haptic gluing for attaching the IOL to the sclera.

George Tanaka, MD

Tube shunt patch grafts and their alternatives

Views: 213

George Tanaka, MD

Tube shunt patch grafts and their alternatives

George Tanaka, MD, San Francisco, discusses alternatives to patch grafts for tube shunts.

Barry Schechter, MD

High and low-add combinations for presbyopia

Views: 213

Barry Schechter, MD

High and low-add combinations for presbyopia

Barry Schechter, MD, Boynton Beach, Florida, describes using a low-add multifocal IOL in the dominant eye and a high-add multifocal in the nondominant eye.

Richard Lindstrom, MD

Patient satisfaction after LASIK

Views: 213

Richard Lindstrom, MD

Patient satisfaction after LASIK

Richard Lindstrom, MD, Minneapolis, discusses global and U.S.-based satisfaction rates after LASIK.

Laurence Sperber, MD

Astigmatic laser vision correction after cataract surgery

Views: 212

Laurence Sperber, MD

Astigmatic laser vision correction after cataract surgery

Laurence Sperber, MD, New York, discusses strategies for correcting residual refractive errors after cataract surgery.

Rohit Krishna, MD

Technology to enhance glaucoma medication compliance

Views: 212

Rohit Krishna, MD

Technology to enhance glaucoma medication compliance

Rohit Krishna, MD, Kansas City, Missouri, discusses new technology that should enhance patient compliance with glaucoma medication.

Peng Khaw, MD, PhD

Strategies and techniques to improve outcome of glaucoma filtering surgery

Views: 211

Peng Khaw, MD, PhD

Strategies and techniques to improve outcome of glaucoma filtering surgery

Sir Peng Khaw, MD, PhD, London, U.K., describes strategies to maximize outcomes of glaucoma filtering surgery.

Matteo Piovella, MD

3-year follow-up of dual-optic accommodating IOL

Views: 210

Matteo Piovella, MD

3-year follow-up of dual-optic accommodating IOL

Matteo Piovella, MD, Monza, Italy, discusses 3-year clinical results of a dual-optic truly accommodating IOL.

Daniel Chang, MD

IOL calculations in high myopia

Views: 209

Daniel Chang, MD

IOL calculations in high myopia

Daniel Chang, MD, Bakersfield, Calif., describes pearls of how to measure axial length and perform IOL calculations in high myopia.

Guy Kleinmann, MD

New capsular ring prevents PCO

Views: 207

Guy Kleinmann, MD

New capsular ring prevents PCO

Guy Kleinmann, MD, Tel Aviv, Israel, presents evidence that a new flexible capsular ring prevents PCO. The ring's original design allows TGF-β and cytokine access to lens epithelial cells.

Roger Beuerman, PhD

Novel classes of antibiotics that avert resistance

Views: 205

Roger Beuerman, PhD

Novel classes of antibiotics that avert resistance

Roger Beuerman, PhD, Singapore, discusses antibiotic resistance in treating infectious keratitis.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Dropless drug delivery

Views: 203

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Dropless drug delivery

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, N.Y., discusses novel ways of delivering ophthalmic medications without eye drops.

Oliver Findl, MD

Explanation of epithelial cells in both regeneratory and fibrotic PCO

Views: 202

Oliver Findl, MD

Explanation of epithelial cells in both regeneratory and fibrotic PCO

Oliver Findl, MD, Austria, discusses the lens epithelial cells involved in regeneratory and fibrotic posterior capsulor opacification (PCO) after cataract surgery.

Catherine Green, MBChB, FRANZCO, MMedSc

Glaucoma surgery in Oz: Tips from Down Under

Views: 202

Catherine Green, MBChB, FRANZCO, MMedSc

Glaucoma surgery in Oz: Tips from Down Under

Dr. Green discusses useful tips to improve the success of glaucoma surgery from her practice in Australia. She gives pearls for reducing intraoperative and postoperative complications. 

Ula Jurkunas, MD

Fuchs' dystrophy and oxidative stress

Views: 201

Ula Jurkunas, MD

Fuchs' dystrophy and oxidative stress

Ula Jurkunas, MD, Boston, Mass., presents an oxidative stress model of Fuchs' dystrophy.

Nathan Radcliffe

Corneal hysteresis and glaucoma

Views: 199

Nathan Radcliffe

Corneal hysteresis and glaucoma

Nathan Radcliffe, MD, New York, discusses a new parameter that may be more important than corneal pachymetry in assessing glaucoma risk.

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Young Eye Surgeons sessions

Views: 199

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Young Eye Surgeons sessions

Elizabeth Yeu, MD, Norfolk, Virginia, discusses the highlights of the Young Eye Surgeons sessions.

Terry Kim, MD

Corneal adhesives and the ocular surface

Views: 198

Terry Kim, MD

Corneal adhesives and the ocular surface

Terry Kim, MD, Durham, N.C., U.S., discusses applications of adhesives during cataract surgery and cornea surgery.

Thomas Johnson, MD

Surgical management of microphthalmos and anophthalmos

Views: 196

Thomas Johnson, MD

Surgical management of microphthalmos and anophthalmos

Thomas Johnson, MD, Miami, discusses novel techniques for managing congenital anomalies.

Nick Mamalis, MD

ASCRS/ESCRS survey on explantation of foldable IOLs

Views: 195

Nick Mamalis, MD

ASCRS/ESCRS survey on explantation of foldable IOLs

Nick Mamalis, MD, Salt Lake City, discusses trends from a long running survey on IOL explantations.

Francis Mah, MD

Infectious endophthalmitis

Views: 194

Francis Mah, MD

Infectious endophthalmitis

Francis Mah, MD, La Jolla, Calif., discusses risk factors and prevention strategies for infectious endophthalmitis after cataract surgery.

Leonard Ang, MD

Advances in ocular surface reconstruction for limbal stem cell deficiency

Views: 193

Leonard Ang, MD

Advances in ocular surface reconstruction for limbal stem cell deficiency

Leonard Ang, MD, Singapore, describes treatment of limbal stem cell deficiency with advanced ocular surface reconstruction techniques.

Donald Tan, MD

DALK after DSEK

Views: 193

Donald Tan, MD

DALK after DSEK

Donald Tan, MD, Singapore, describes employing DALK after DSEK for pseudophakic bullous keratopathy patients with residual corneal fibrosis.

Guillermo Rocha, MD, FRCSC

All about a light adjustable lens

Views: 191

Guillermo Rocha, MD, FRCSC

All about a light adjustable lens

Dr. Rocha discusses a new light-adjustable IOL. Postoperative refractive errors are correctable through a simple light treatment.

Robert Noecker, MD

Endocyclophotocoagulation (ECP)

Views: 191

Robert Noecker, MD

Endocyclophotocoagulation (ECP)

Robert Noecker, MD, Fairfield, Connecticut, describes endocyclophotocoagulation (ECP) and where it fits into his practice.

James Loden, MD

Visual symptoms with an extended depth of focus IOL

Views: 191

James Loden, MD

Visual symptoms with an extended depth of focus IOL

James Loden, MD, Nashville, Tennessee, reports visual symptoms observed in a clinical trial of an extended depth of focus IOL.

Clara C. Chan, MD

Pterygium surgery pearls and pitfalls

Views: 189

Clara C. Chan, MD

Pterygium surgery pearls and pitfalls

Clara C. Chan, M.D., lecturer, University of Toronto Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Toronto, Canada, gives tips from her ASCRS Winter Update session, “Pterygium Surgery Pearls and Pitfalls.” According to Dr. Chan, for primary pterygium surgery, conjunctival autograft is better than bare sclera techniques or using Mytomycin C, which should be used for recurrent cases.

Scott MacRae, MD

When aberration helps

Views: 189

Scott MacRae, MD

When aberration helps

Scott MacRae, MD, Rochester, N.Y., describes an experimental adaptive optics apparatus that allows for controlled modification of aberration. Dr. MacRae discusses when spherical aberration can be advantageous.

Gabriel van Rij, MD

EuCornea Medal Lecture

Views: 188

Gabriel van Rij, MD

EuCornea Medal Lecture

Gabriel van Rij, MD, Rotterdam, Netherlands, talks about the relationship between endothelial cell count and edema risk and new ways to manage low cell counts.

Lim Li, MD

DALK manual technique

Views: 188

Lim Li, MD

DALK manual technique

Lim Li, MD, Singapore, discusses the importance of understanding manual techniques for performing DALK in scenarios where the big bubble technique may not be applicable.

Priya Narang, MD

Management of negative dysphotopsias

Views: 187

Priya Narang, MD

Management of negative dysphotopsias

Priya Narang, MD, Ahmedabad, India, discusses a technique of reverse optic capture for treating negative dysphotopsias.

Harvey Uy, MD

Femtosecond versus manual clear corneal incisions

Views: 187

Harvey Uy, MD

Femtosecond versus manual clear corneal incisions

Harvey Uy, MD, Makati, Philippines, discusses results of a trial comparing femtosecond and manual clear corneal incisions.

Ronald Yeoh, MD

Evolution of femtosecond cataract platforms

Views: 187

Ronald Yeoh, MD

Evolution of femtosecond cataract platforms

Ronald Yeoh, MD, Singapore, discusses the improvements in femtosecond cataract technology over time. 

Fernando Trindade, MD

Surgical management of a high myope

Views: 187

Fernando Trindade, MD

Surgical management of a high myope

Fernando Trindade, MD, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, discusses the 20-year multiple surgery management of a highly myopic patient.

Athiya Agarwal, MD

Contact lens-assisted CXL for thin corneas

Views: 186

Athiya Agarwal, MD

Contact lens-assisted CXL for thin corneas

Athiya Agarwal, MD, Chennai, India, discusses a technique for crosslinking in thin corneas assisted by a soft contact lens.

Uzma Samadani, MD, PhD

Eye tracking for brain injury

Views: 185

Uzma Samadani, MD, PhD

Eye tracking for brain injury

Dr. Samadani gives a background on brain injury, including eye-tracking technology used for quantifying and detecting brain injury.

Alan Carlson, MD

Monofocal IOLs and toric IOLs: update on new and current applications

Views: 185

Alan Carlson, MD

Monofocal IOLs and toric IOLs: update on new and current applications

Alan Carlson, MD, Durham, N.C., discusses new and current applications of multifocal and toric IOLs.

Christina Weng, MD

Anti-VEGF for proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Views: 185

Christina Weng, MD

Anti-VEGF for proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Christina Weng, MD, Houston, discusses the role of anti-VEGF therapy as an adjunct to panretinal photocoagulation for proliferative diabetic retinopathy.

Albert Jun, MD, PhD

Fuchs' dystrophy in the mouse model

Views: 183

Albert Jun, MD, PhD

Fuchs' dystrophy in the mouse model

Albert Jun, MD, Baltimore, discusses modeling Fuchs' endothelial dystrophy in the mouse model and potential medical therapies under study.

Linda Tsai, MD

Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery: how to incorporate it into your practice

Views: 183

Linda Tsai, MD

Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery: how to incorporate it into your practice

Linda Tsai, MD, St. Louis, discusses the pros and cons of incorporating femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery into a surgical practice.

Abhay Vasavada, MD

Posterior capsulorhexis

Views: 182

Abhay Vasavada, MD

Posterior capsulorhexis

Abhay Vasavada, MD, India, offers Josh Young tips on dealing with vector forces in posterior capsulorhexis. Dr. Vasavada said surgeons should use a cohesive viscoelastic instead of a dispersive visco.

Nathan Congdon

BOOST technology for cataract surgery outcomes

Views: 182

Nathan Congdon

BOOST technology for cataract surgery outcomes

Nathan Congdon, MD, Belfast, U.K., discusses BOOST (better operative outcomes software tool) applications for studying cataract surgery outcomes. 

Abhay R. Vasavada, MS, FRCS

How much technology is enough?

Views: 181

Abhay R. Vasavada, MS, FRCS

How much technology is enough?

Abhay R. Vasavada, MS, FRCS, Ahmedabad, India, discusses the tradeoffs between cost and clinical results for the comprehensive cataract surgeon. You can't always get what you want.

I. Howard Fine, MD

IFIS Pearls

Views: 181

I. Howard Fine, MD

IFIS Pearls

Dr. Fine describes surgical pearls for the management of intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS). Irrigation sleeve height and  epinucleus location can play significant roles in preventing iris billowing.

Steve A. Arshinoff, MD, FRCSC

2013 Cochrane Review of prophylactic intracameral antibiotics for cataract surgery

Views: 181

Steve A. Arshinoff, MD, FRCSC

2013 Cochrane Review of prophylactic intracameral antibiotics for cataract surgery

Steve A. Arshinoff, MD, FRCSC, Toronto, describes evidence from a 2013 Cochrane Review for the use of intracameral antibiotics.

Joseph Tauber, MD

Point-of-care dry eye tests: what are they worth?

Views: 181

Joseph Tauber, MD

Point-of-care dry eye tests: what are they worth?

Joseph Tauber, MD, Kansas City, Mo., discusses the various point-of-care dry eye tests that can be offered clinically.

Pravin Vaddavalli, MD

Comparison of PRK, LASIK, and SMILE

Views: 181

Pravin Vaddavalli, MD

Comparison of PRK, LASIK, and SMILE

Pravin Vaddavalli, MD, Hyderabad, India, discusses the comparison of various refractive techniques like PRK, LASIK and SMILE.

Chul Young Choi, MD

Lenticular imaging

Views: 181

Chul Young Choi, MD

Lenticular imaging

Chul Young Choi, MD, Seoul, South Korea, demonstrates a new lenticular imaging system revealing real-time capsular fluctuations.

J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Epithelial remodeling after accelerated crosslinking

Views: 179

J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Epithelial remodeling after accelerated crosslinking

J. Bradley Randleman, MD, Los Angeles, discusses the study of epithelial remodeling in ectasia after accelerated epithelium-off crosslinking.

Nick Mamalis, MD

Capsular opacification with a truly accommodating IOL

Views: 178

Nick Mamalis, MD

Capsular opacification with a truly accommodating IOL

Nick Mamalis, MD, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S., describes a truly accommodating new silicone oil-filled IOL, the PowerVision FluidVision lens. Capsular opacification and phimosis are real concerns with truly accommodating lenses. Dr Mamalis describes his study investigating this topic.

Alice Epitropoulos, MD

Surface ablation with less pain

Views: 178

Alice Epitropoulos, MD

Surface ablation with less pain

Surface ablation's big drawback is post-operative pain. Dr. Epitropoulos discusses techniques to improve perioperative comfort for PRK patients.

Juan Carlos Izquierdo, MD

CLASS procedure for glaucoma

Views: 178

Juan Carlos Izquierdo, MD

CLASS procedure for glaucoma

Juan Carlos Izquierdo, MD, Lima, Peru, describes CLASS, a laser procedure for unroofing Schlemm's canal.

Shamik Bafna, MD

Needle-less cataract surgery

Views: 178

Shamik Bafna, MD

Needle-less cataract surgery

Shamik Bafna, MD, Cleveland, discusses a novel anesthetic to reduce the dependence on IVs in cataract surgery.

Ashish Sharma, MD

The MII Ret Cam

Views: 177

Ashish Sharma, MD

The MII Ret Cam

Ashish Sharma, MD, Coimbatore, India, discusses the utility of the MII Ret Cam device for capturing both anterior and posterior segment images.

Abhay R. Vasavada, MD

Posterior polar cataract

Views: 176

Abhay R. Vasavada, MD

Posterior polar cataract

Discussion of surgical approach to posterior polar cataract

Neel Desai, MD

PROKERA amniotic membrane for ocular surface optimization prior to cataract surgery

Views: 174

Neel Desai, MD

PROKERA amniotic membrane for ocular surface optimization prior to cataract surgery

Neel Desai, MD, Fort Myers, Fla., discusses the use of amniotic membrane for optimizing the ocular surface prior to cataract surgery.

Durga Borkar, MD

Descemet stripping without endothelial replacement

Views: 173

Durga Borkar, MD

Descemet stripping without endothelial replacement

Durga Borkar, MD, Boston, discusses a surgical technique for approaching Fuchs' dystrophy, involving Descemet stripping without endothelial replacement.

David Chang, MD

Intracameral antibiotics

Views: 173

David Chang, MD

Intracameral antibiotics

David Chang, MD, Los Altos, California, discusses the use of intracameral antibiotics for endophthalmitis prophyllaxis

Nick Maycock, MD

Late stromal rejection in deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty

Views: 173

Nick Maycock, MD

Late stromal rejection in deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty

Nick Maycock, MD, London, discusses reports of late stromal rejection after DALK surgery.

Terry Kim, MD

Adhesives in anterior segment surgery

Views: 172

Terry Kim, MD

Adhesives in anterior segment surgery

Terry Kim, MD, Durham, N.C., describes techniques and trends in adhesive use in anterior segment surgery.

Martin Dirisamer, MD

Fuchs' corneal disease

Views: 171

Martin Dirisamer, MD

Fuchs' corneal disease

Martin Dirisamer, MD, Linz, Austria, discusses the nuances of classifying Fuchs disease as a dystrophy or as a degeneration.

Choun-Ki Joo, MD, PhD

Iris clip phakic IOLs may be the future for high myopia

Views: 171

Choun-Ki Joo, MD, PhD

Iris clip phakic IOLs may be the future for high myopia

Choun-Ki Joo, MD, PhD, Seoul, South Korea, discusses the uses of iris clip phakic IOLs in high myopia.

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Keratoconus: How to decide when to use corneal crosslinking

Views: 170

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Keratoconus: How to decide when to use corneal crosslinking

John Kanellopoulos, MD, Athens, Greece, describes keratoconus diagnosis and provides guidelines for treatment for different patient ages.

Emilio Pedrotti, MD

In vivo confocal microscopy during accelerated crosslinking

Views: 168

Emilio Pedrotti, MD

In vivo confocal microscopy during accelerated crosslinking

Emilio Pedrotti, MD, Verona, Italy, discusses how in vivo confocal microscopy can identify keratocyte changes during accelerated crosslinking.

John R. Wittpenn, MD

NSAIDs and cataract surgery in 2014: An update

Views: 166

John R. Wittpenn, MD

NSAIDs and cataract surgery in 2014: An update

Dr. Wittpenn discusses dosing of NSAIDs for cataract surgery. He presents evidence for CME suppression in high risk patients.

Preeya Gupta, MD

Toric IOL Considerations

Views: 166

Preeya Gupta, MD

Toric IOL Considerations

Preeya Gupta, MD discusses particulars of toric IOL selection. Biometric considerations and treatment goals are discussed as well.

Preeya Gupta, MD

Toric IOL Considerations

Views: 166

Preeya Gupta, MD

Toric IOL Considerations

Preeya Gupta, MD discusses particulars of toric IOL selection. Biometric considerations and treatment goals are discussed as well.

Francis Mah, MD

Pearls in managing herpes simplex and herpes zoster

Views: 165

Francis Mah, MD

Pearls in managing herpes simplex and herpes zoster

Francis Mah, MD, La Jolla, Calif., discusses pearls for HSV and HZV management, especially in the context of cataract surgery.

Jay Pepose, MD

Intraoperative aberrometers

Views: 164

Jay Pepose, MD

Intraoperative aberrometers

Jay Pepose, MD, St. Louis, Mo., discusses the difference between the current commercially available aberrometers and the clinical importance of this new tool.

Penny Asbell, MD

The ARMOR study

Views: 164

Penny Asbell, MD

The ARMOR study

Penny Asbell, MD, New York, discusses results of the Antibiotic Resistance Monitoring in Ocular Microorganisms (ARMOR) study.

Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD

DMEK vs. DSEK

Views: 164

Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD

DMEK vs. DSEK

Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD, Houston, discusses the transition from DSEK to DMEK surgery.

Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD

Predicting ectasia

Views: 163

Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD

Predicting ectasia

Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD, Atlanta, Ga., U.S., discusses his approach to the identification of corneas at risk for postoperative ectasia.

Joel S. Schuman, MD

Glaucoma: Why structure and function seem to be asynchronous

Views: 163

Joel S. Schuman, MD

Glaucoma: Why structure and function seem to be asynchronous

Joel S. Schuman, MD, Pittsburgh, explains why structural changes in the optic nerve and corresponding visual field defects seem to be non-simultaneous. 

Robert Weinstock, MD

New integrated femto software

Views: 162

Robert Weinstock, MD

New integrated femto software

Robert Weinstock, MD, Largo, Fla., describes new software that will integrate diagnostic data into the femtosecond treatment pattern.

Ike Ahmed, MD

MIGS in Brazil

Views: 162

Ike Ahmed, MD

MIGS in Brazil

Ike Ahmed, MD, Toronto, discusses the increasing role for MIGS in treating glaucoma in Brazil and worldwide.

Steven Sarkisian, MD

Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation for glaucoma

Views: 162

Steven Sarkisian, MD

Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation for glaucoma

Steven Sarkisian, MD, Oklahoma City, explains methods and indications for ECP in helping to treat glaucoma.

Bret Fisher, MD

Dropless and Less Drops regimens for cataract surgery

Views: 162

Bret Fisher, MD

Dropless and Less Drops regimens for cataract surgery

Bret Fisher, MD, Panama City, Florida, discusses comparisons of Dropless and Less Drops regimens for cataract surgery.

Constance Okeke, MD

iStent pearls

Views: 161

Constance Okeke, MD

iStent pearls

Constance Okeke, MD, Norfolk, Virginia, describes surgical pearls for iStent MIGS.

Amit Porwal, MD

Small pupil phacoemulsification

Views: 161

Amit Porwal, MD

Small pupil phacoemulsification

Amit Porwal, MD, Belgaum, India, describes surgical and preoperative modifications he makes when dealing with small pupils.

Erin Shriver, MD

The Ophthalmologist's role in the identification of intimate partner violence

Views: 160

Erin Shriver, MD

The Ophthalmologist's role in the identification of intimate partner violence

Erin Shriver, MD, Iowa City, discusses the role of the ophthalmologist in  domestic violence and diagnosis and care in these cases

Cassandra Thiel, PhD

Surgical waste in cataract surgery

Views: 160

Cassandra Thiel, PhD

Surgical waste in cataract surgery

Cassandra Thiel, MD, New York, discusses ways to evaluate and reduce surgical waste in cataract surgery.

Andrzej Grzybowski, MD

Preoperative topical antibiotics and why we don't need them

Views: 159

Andrzej Grzybowski, MD

Preoperative topical antibiotics and why we don't need them

Andrzej Grzybowski, MD, Poland, presents a meta-analysis of topical antibiotic prophylaxis for cataract surgery.

George L. Spaeth, MD

Treating (or not!) the patient with glaucoma

Views: 159

George L. Spaeth, MD

Treating (or not!) the patient with glaucoma

George L. Spaeth, MD, Philadelphia, discusses when not to treat the patient with non-parametric glaucoma. Sometimes it's best not to treat a patient with glaucoma, even one with asymptomatic field loss.

Susan M. MacDonald, MD

How to prepare for infrequent complications

Views: 159

Susan M. MacDonald, MD

How to prepare for infrequent complications

Susan M. MacDonald, MD, Boston, discusses strategies for becoming adept at procedures for which the need arises infrequently, like docking needles when managing  dislocated IOLs.

Shail Vasavada, MD

Wavefront-optimized LASIK results

Views: 159

Shail Vasavada, MD

Wavefront-optimized LASIK results

Shail Vasavada, MD, Ahmedabad, India, describes the differences between wavefront guided and wavefront-optimized LASIK.

Deborah Jacobs, MD

Myopic children should wear contact lenses

Views: 159

Deborah Jacobs, MD

Myopic children should wear contact lenses

Deborah Jacobs, MD, Boston, discusses the role of reducing peripheral defocus with contact lenses in myopic children.

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Crosslinking at the slit lamp

Views: 159

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Crosslinking at the slit lamp

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD, Zurich, Switzerland, discusses ways in which crosslinking at the slit lamp can help in microbial keratitis.

David F. Chang, MD

IFIS and new medications

Views: 157

David F. Chang, MD

IFIS and new medications

A number of new medications for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) have been implicated in intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS). Dr. Chang discusses identification and management of these challenging cases.

Mike P. Holzer, MD

Femto cataract surgery: evaluation of functional results

Views: 157

Mike P. Holzer, MD

Femto cataract surgery: evaluation of functional results

Mike P. Holzer, MD, Heidelberg, Germany, discusses data comparing femtosecond assisted phacoemulsification surgery with conventional phacoemulsification surgery and comments on improved reliability and reduced phaco energy with femtosecond assisted surgery.

Liang Shih Jung, MD

Resident education with femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery

Views: 157

Liang Shih Jung, MD

Resident education with femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery

Liang Shih Jung, MD, São Paulo, Brazil, discusses training residents in femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery in Sao Paulo.

Arthur Cummings, MD

Crosslinking use in refractive surgery

Views: 156

Arthur Cummings, MD

Crosslinking use in refractive surgery

Arthur Cummings, MD, Dublin, Ireland, discusses current and future applications for crosslinking in refractive surgery.

Nir Shoham-Hazon, MD

CO2 laser-assisted sclerectomy surgery for glaucoma

Views: 156

Nir Shoham-Hazon, MD

CO2 laser-assisted sclerectomy surgery for glaucoma

Nir Shoham-Hazon, MD, Ashkelon, Israel, discusses outcomes with CO2 laser-assisted sclerectomy surgery for glaucoma, when combined with phacoemulsification.

Sonia Yoo, MD

Avoiding femtosecond cataract complications

Views: 155

Sonia Yoo, MD

Avoiding femtosecond cataract complications

Sonia Yoo, MD, Miami, Fla., U.S., gives her pearls for selecting good candidates for early femtosecond cases. New machine design is making femtosecond cataract surgery safer as well.

Jay Pepose, MD

Corneal inlays for presbyopia

Views: 155

Jay Pepose, MD

Corneal inlays for presbyopia

Jay Pepose, MD, St. Louis, discusses different corneal inlay designs. These new devices can treat presbyopia in a brief reversible procedure.

Richard L. Lindstrom, MD

LASIK is bound to rebound

Views: 155

Richard L. Lindstrom, MD

LASIK is bound to rebound

Dr. Lindstrom discusses the reasons for the decline in LASIK treatments and his expectations for a rebound. His advice: know your millennials!

John P. Berdahl, MD

MIGS in pseudophakia

Views: 155

John P. Berdahl, MD

MIGS in pseudophakia

John P. Berdahl, MD, Sioux Falls, S.D., presents results of a study looking at IOP reduction with MIGS in already pseudophakic patients.

Hungwon Tchah, MD

Managing dry eyes in cataract and refractive surgery

Views: 155

Hungwon Tchah, MD

Managing dry eyes in cataract and refractive surgery

Hungwon Tchah, MD, Seoul, South Korea, discusses the need for aggressive management of dry eye for cataract and keratorefractive patients.

Farhad Hafezi, MD

Hormonal influences on corneal topography

Views: 154

Farhad Hafezi, MD

Hormonal influences on corneal topography

Farhad Hafezi, MD, Geneva, Switzerland, discusses influences of pregnancy and thyroid disease on corneal topography.

Johnny Gayton, MD

Omidria for pupil control

Views: 154

Johnny Gayton, MD

Omidria for pupil control

Johnny Gayton, MD, Warner Robins, Ga., describes the use of Omidria for pupil control during cataract surgery.

Richard Packard, MD

New landmarks in cataract surgery

Views: 154

Richard Packard, MD

New landmarks in cataract surgery

Richard Packard, MD, Windsor, U.K., discusses advances in cataract surgery in the last two years.

Luca Gualdi, MD

Electrostimulation of the ciliary muscle

Views: 154

Luca Gualdi, MD

Electrostimulation of the ciliary muscle

Luca Gualdi, MD, Rome, Italy, describes ab externo electrostimulation of the ciliary muscle to restore some degree of accommodation for mildy presbyopic patients.

Vikas Chopra, MD

Optic nerve head OCT angiography

Views: 154

Vikas Chopra, MD

Optic nerve head OCT angiography

Vikas Chopra, MD, Los Angeles, discusses using optic nerve head and peripapillary vascular density from OCT Angiography in analysis of glaucoma.

Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD

Update on keratoprosthesis in 2015

Views: 153

Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD

Update on keratoprosthesis in 2015

Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD, Chicago, discusses the identification and management of infections and glaucoma in patients with keratoprostheses.

Michael Korchak, MD

Fibrinoid reaction during DMEK

Views: 153

Michael Korchak, MD

Fibrinoid reaction during DMEK

Michael Korchak, MD, New York, describes spontaneous intraoperative fibrinoid reaction during DMEK.

Amit Porwal, MD

Managing Argentinian Flag Sign

Views: 152

Amit Porwal, MD

Managing Argentinian Flag Sign

Dr Porwal describes how to manage Argentinian flag sign.

Guy Kleinmann, MD

Extended depth of focus IOL in patients with maculopathy

Views: 152

Guy Kleinmann, MD

Extended depth of focus IOL in patients with maculopathy

Guy Kleinmann, MD, Rehovot, Israel, discusses the outcomes of patients with maculopathy who received an extended depth of focus IOL.

Inder Paul Singh

YAG vitreolysis

Views: 151

Inder Paul Singh

YAG vitreolysis

Inder Paul Singh, MD, Kenosha, Wis., describes the technique and importance of YAG vitreolysis in patients with symptomatic floaters.

David Chang, MD

Multifocal IOL exchange

Views: 150

David Chang, MD

Multifocal IOL exchange

David Chang, MD, Los Altos, Calif., shares techniques for IOL exchange in multifocal IOL patients.

Keiki R. Mehta, MD

Impale a lens like Count Dracula

Views: 149

Keiki R. Mehta, MD

Impale a lens like Count Dracula

Dr. Mehta outlines how the microburst mode of phaco, which is not often used by ophthalmologists, can be compared to the likes of Count Dracula (also known as Vlad the Impaler) by impaling a lens using a phaco tip.

Joshua Teichman

Povidone-iodine in reducing bacterial load prior to cataract surgery: gel vs drops

Views: 149

Joshua Teichman

Povidone-iodine in reducing bacterial load prior to cataract surgery: gel vs drops

Joshua Teichman, MD, Ontario, Canada, discusses the comparison of gel vs drops of Povidone-iodine in reducing bacterial load prior to cataract surgery.

Micharl Belin, MD

Technologies and devices for dry eye

Views: 148

Micharl Belin, MD

Technologies and devices for dry eye

Michael Belin, MD, U.S., shares information about several new diagnostic devices for the analysis of dry eye and how they might fit into everyday practice. He also discusses what therapeutics might be available outside the U.S. or likely to become available in the U.S.

Thomas W. Samuelson, MD

The XEN gel stent

Views: 147

Thomas W. Samuelson, MD

The XEN gel stent

Thomas W. Samuelson, MD, Minneapolis, describes a new ab-interno gelatin stent MIGS procedure. Dr. Samuelson describes the insertion technique and differences from current MIGS procedures.

Avi Wallerstein MD, FRCSC

CXL: The Montreal Protocol

Views: 147

Avi Wallerstein MD, FRCSC

CXL: The Montreal Protocol

Avi Wallerstein, MD, FRCSC, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, reports results of a clinical study examining collagen crosslinking and topography-guided customized ablation treatment for keratoconus and post-LASIK ectasia (Montreal Protocol). The Montreal Protocol is explained in detail.

Cordelia Chan, MD

Microsporidial keratitis

Views: 147

Cordelia Chan, MD

Microsporidial keratitis

Cordelia Chan, MD, Singapore, discusses microsporidial keratitis in immunocompetent patients.

William B. Trattler, MD

Femtosecond laser astigmatism management

Views: 146

William B. Trattler, MD

Femtosecond laser astigmatism management

The femtosecond laser holds several advantages and a few disadvantages compared to toric IOLs. Dr. Trattler discusses picking the right plan.

Jay S. Pepose, MD, PhD

Pearls for toric IOL surgery

Views: 146

Jay S. Pepose, MD, PhD

Pearls for toric IOL surgery

Dr. Pepose describes why it is important to optimize the patient for biometry. He outlines his approach to the management of astigmatism for patients with forme fruste keratoconus as well. 

Christopher E. Starr, MD

The ocular surface and cataract surgery

Views: 146

Christopher E. Starr, MD

The ocular surface and cataract surgery

Christopher E. Starr, MD, New York, discusses the ways in which the ocular surface can influence cataract surgery. Optimization is important before biometry.

 

William B. Trattler, MD

Femtosecond laser astigmatism management

Views: 146

William B. Trattler, MD

Femtosecond laser astigmatism management

The femtosecond laser holds several advantages and a few disadvantages compared to toric IOLs. Dr. Trattler discusses picking the right plan.

Jay S. Pepose, MD, PhD

Pearls for toric IOL surgery

Views: 146

Jay S. Pepose, MD, PhD

Pearls for toric IOL surgery

Dr. Pepose describes why it is important to optimize the patient for biometry. He outlines his approach to the management of astigmatism for patients with forme fruste keratoconus as well.

Sameh Mosaed, MD

Suprachoroidal Shunts

Views: 146

Sameh Mosaed, MD

Suprachoroidal Shunts

Sameh Mosaed, MD, Irvine, Calif., discusses new glaucoma surgical procedures and the learning curve associated with them.

Minas Coroneo, MD

Myopia prevention

Views: 146

Minas Coroneo, MD

Myopia prevention

Minas Coroneo, MD, Sydney, Australia, discusses the trends in increasing myopia as well as strategies for prevention.

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD

Screening for ectasia

Views: 145

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD

Screening for ectasia

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, discusses his goals when screening for ectasia and highlights what to look for in these patients.

Gilles Lesieur, MD

YAG laser rates for various IOLs

Views: 144

Gilles Lesieur, MD

YAG laser rates for various IOLs

Gilles Lesieur, MD, Albi, France, describes a study in which he evaluated YAG laser rates for various IOLs.

Francis Mah, MD

Antimicrobial activity of ophthalmic antibiotics against bacterial isolates

Views: 143

Francis Mah, MD

Antimicrobial activity of ophthalmic antibiotics against bacterial isolates

Francis Mah, MD, La Jolla, Calif., discusses the results of a recent series analyzing antimicrobial activity of various topical antibiotics.

Nathan Congdon, MD

Addressing barriers to closed angle glaucoma care

Views: 143

Nathan Congdon, MD

Addressing barriers to closed angle glaucoma care

Nathan Congdon, MD, Guangzhou, China, discusses strategies for improving treatment outcomes and overcoming treatment barriers in a rural Chinese population with glaucoma. 

Wolfgang Riha, MD

Corneal inlays for presbyopia

Views: 142

Wolfgang Riha, MD

Corneal inlays for presbyopia

Wolfgang Riha, MD, Austria, walks Josh Young, MD, U.S., through a typical corneal inlay surgery for presbyopia correction, which is a “pocket procedure,” he says.

John Kanellopoulos

IOL selection for irregular astigmatism

Views: 142

John Kanellopoulos

IOL selection for irregular astigmatism

John Kanellopoulos, MD, New York, discusses IOL selection for patients with irregular astigmatism. Interpretation of corneal topography is covered as well.

John Kanellopoulos

IOL selection for irregular astigmatism

Views: 142

John Kanellopoulos

IOL selection for irregular astigmatism

John Kanellopoulos, MD, New York, discusses IOL selection for patients with irregular astigmatism. Interpretation of corneal topography is covered as well.

Jack Greiner, MD, PhD

Comparison of warm compresses and lid hygiene to single pulsed thermal therapy

Views: 142

Jack Greiner, MD, PhD

Comparison of warm compresses and lid hygiene to single pulsed thermal therapy

Jack Greiner, MD, PhD, Boston, discusses conservative management vs. thermal pulsation therapy for meibomian gland disease.

Gerd Auffarth, MD

Truly accommodating IOLs

Views: 142

Gerd Auffarth, MD

Truly accommodating IOLs

Gerd Auffarth, MD, Heidelberg, Germany, discusses truly accommodating IOLs in development.

Jimmy Lee, MD

Premium IOL expectation management

Views: 142

Jimmy Lee, MD

Premium IOL expectation management

Jimmy Lee, MD, New York, describes how he explains visual side effects and residual astigmatism to patients planned for premium IOLs.

Richard Lewis, MD

Roclatan - a potent new combination drug to control IOP

Views: 141

Richard Lewis, MD

Roclatan - a potent new combination drug to control IOP

Richard Lewis, MD, Sacramento, Calif., discusses a new combination drug for IOP control.

Jack Holladay, MD

Photopsias in multifocal IOL patients

Views: 141

Jack Holladay, MD

Photopsias in multifocal IOL patients

Jack Holladay, MD, Bellaire, Texas, describes an approach to help manage patients with photopsias after implantation of a multifocal IOL.

Lisa Park, MD

Viscoelastics

Views: 141

Lisa Park, MD

Viscoelastics

Lisa Park, MD, New York, discusses viscoelastic choices for different phases of cataract surgery.

Sonia Yoo, MD

Femto-relaxing incisions for astigmatism management

Views: 140

Sonia Yoo, MD

Femto-relaxing incisions for astigmatism management

Sonia Yoo, MD, Miami, discusses the role of femtosecond assisted astigmatic keratotomy for the treatment of astigmatism and the relation to multifocal IOLs.

Marian Macsai, MD

Ocular surface disease management

Views: 140

Marian Macsai, MD

Ocular surface disease management

Marian Macsai, MD, Chicago, Ill., U.S., discusses management techniques for ocular surface disease.

Daniel Goldberg, MD

A new model of accommodation

Views: 140

Daniel Goldberg, MD

A new model of accommodation

Daniel Goldberg, MD, Little Silver, N.J., U.S., discusses his new model of accommodation that takes into account functionally different zonules.

Sharon Freedman, MD

Home tonometry

Views: 140

Sharon Freedman, MD

Home tonometry

Sharon Freedman, MD, Durham, N.C., discusses the logistics and the role for use of home tonometry in evaluating intraocular pressure. 

Thomas Samuelson, MD

MIGS in the context of severe glaucoma

Views: 139

Thomas Samuelson, MD

MIGS in the context of severe glaucoma

Thomas Samuelson, MD, Minneapolis, describes the role of MIGS for patients with more advanced disease.

Ramon Ghanem, MD, PhD

Evolution of corneal transplant techniques

Views: 139

Ramon Ghanem, MD, PhD

Evolution of corneal transplant techniques

Ramon Ghanem, MD, PhD, Joinville, Brazil, discusses the evolution of some of the corneal transplant techniques, particularly DALK.

Renato Ambrósio , Jr., MD, PhD

Defining the Risky Cornea

Views: 138

Renato Ambrósio , Jr., MD, PhD

Defining the Risky Cornea

There are patients with frank keratoconus and patients with completely regular corneas, but there are so many patients in between! Dr Ambrósio discusses risky corneas on which ablation should not be performed and other corneas that should raise suspicions for the refractive surgeon.

W. Barry Lee, MD

Cataract surgery in the context of Fuchs' corneal dystrophy

Views: 138

W. Barry Lee, MD

Cataract surgery in the context of Fuchs' corneal dystrophy

W. Barry Lee, MD, Atlanta, discusses the role of combined and staged surgical approaches in patients with cataracts and Fuchs' dystrophy.  

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Management of the hypermature cataract

Views: 138

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Management of the hypermature cataract

Elizabeth Yeu, MD, Norfolk, Virginia, discusses the surgical approach for hypermature cataracts.

Ashokkumar Vyas, FRCS

Foldable IOL materials

Views: 137

Ashokkumar Vyas, FRCS

Foldable IOL materials

Ashokkumar Vyas, FRCS, Scarborough, York, U.K., discusses biocompatibility, posterior capsular opacification rate, and visual qualities of three different foldable IOL materials.

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

Astigmatic correction in cataract surgery

Views: 136

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

Astigmatic correction in cataract surgery

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville, N.Y., describes methods for correction of astigmatism during cataract surgery. Corneal and IOL options are discussed.

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

Astigmatic correction in cataract surgery

Views: 136

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

Astigmatic correction in cataract surgery

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville, N.Y., describes methods for correction of astigmatism during cataract surgery. Corneal and IOL options are discussed.

William J. Dupps Jr., MD

Biomechanics of the crosslinked cornea

Views: 136

William J. Dupps Jr., MD

Biomechanics of the crosslinked cornea

William J. Dupps Jr., MD, Cleveland, Ohio, explores methods of biomechanical measure of corneal stiffening after crosslinking.

Mark Packer, MD

Multifocal IOLs: What the patient sees

Views: 136

Mark Packer, MD

Multifocal IOLs: What the patient sees

Mark Packer, MD, Boulder, Colorado, describes using an optical apparatus to view the world through different IOLs.

Jonathan B. Rubenstein, MD

DSEK, thin DSEK, and DMEK

Views: 135

Jonathan B. Rubenstein, MD

DSEK, thin DSEK, and DMEK

Jonathan B. Rubenstein, MD, Chicago, discusses DSEK, thin DSEK, and DMEK. Thin DSEK requires different cataract refractive targets from standard DSEK.

Kaweh Mansouri, MD

Innovations in selective laser trabeculoplasty

Views: 135

Kaweh Mansouri, MD

Innovations in selective laser trabeculoplasty

Kaweh Mansouri, MD, Geneva, Switzerland, discusses novel enhancements in the technology for selective laser trabeculoplasty.

Cynthia Matossian, MD

Evaluation of ocular sealant for clear corneal wound closure

Views: 135

Cynthia Matossian, MD

Evaluation of ocular sealant for clear corneal wound closure

Cynthia Matossian, MD, Doylestown, Pa., discusses a study evaluating an ocular sealant for wound closure in clear corneal incisions.

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD

Treating keratoconus

Views: 135

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD

Treating keratoconus

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, discusses treatment paradigms for keratoconus.

Reena Sethi, MD

Capsulorrhexis in white cataracts without trypan blue

Views: 134

Reena Sethi, MD

Capsulorrhexis in white cataracts without trypan blue

Dr. Sethi provides information about visualization without the use of trypan blue, even in hypermature cataract.

Jennifer Loh, MD

High-add and low-add multifocal IOLs

Views: 133

Jennifer Loh, MD

High-add and low-add multifocal IOLs

Jennifer Loh, MD, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, discusses results of her study comparing low-add to high-add multifocal IOLs.

Phillip Hoopes Jr., MD

SMILE: benefits, complications, and future developments

Views: 133

Phillip Hoopes Jr., MD

SMILE: benefits, complications, and future developments

Phillip Hoopes Jr., MD, Salt Lake City, discusses the current technology of SMILE in refractive surgery.

Alvaro Dantas, MD

Clinical experience with SMILE

Views: 133

Alvaro Dantas, MD

Clinical experience with SMILE

Alvaro Dantas, MD, Recife, Brazil, discusses clinical experiences with SMILE refractive surgery.

Ian Conner, MD, PhD

Eliminating preoperative eye drops for cataract surgery

Views: 132

Ian Conner, MD, PhD

Eliminating preoperative eye drops for cataract surgery

Ian Conner, MD, PhD, Pittsburgh, discusses intracameral strategies to allow dilation of the pupil intraoperatively, rather than preoperatively, in cataract surgery.

Jorge Alió, MD

Advanced technology IOLs for presbyopia

Views: 131

Jorge Alió, MD

Advanced technology IOLs for presbyopia

Jorge Alió, MD, Alicante, Spain, describes available IOL options for presbyopic correction and reports about options to become available shortly. A new sulcus-based sliding accommodative IOL is discussed.

Alice Epitropoulos, MD

Evaluation of single thermal pulsation treatment for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Views: 131

Alice Epitropoulos, MD

Evaluation of single thermal pulsation treatment for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Alice Epitropoulos, MD, Columbus, Ohio, discusses a series of patients undergoing thermal pulsation therapy.

Tim Roberts, MD

Anterior capsular integrity in femtosecond capsulotomy

Views: 131

Tim Roberts, MD

Anterior capsular integrity in femtosecond capsulotomy

Tim Roberts, MD, Sydney, Australia, discusses results from a study on anterior capsular integrity in femtosecond capsulotomy.

Guillermo Rocha, MD

Use of topography and aberrometry to plan cataract surgery

Views: 130

Guillermo Rocha, MD

Use of topography and aberrometry to plan cataract surgery

Guillermo Rocha, MD, Manitoba, Canada, explains the importance of topography and aberrometry in planning for cataract surgery.

Ashvin Agarwal, MD

A new phacoemulsification device

Views: 130

Ashvin Agarwal, MD

A new phacoemulsification device

Ashvin Agarwal, MD, Chennai, India, discusses vitrectomy-assisted phacoemulisfication for lenticular coloboma.

Christopher Rapuano, MD

Mitomycin-C in refractive surgery

Views: 129

Christopher Rapuano, MD

Mitomycin-C in refractive surgery

Christopher Rapuano, MD, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S., discusses the uses and implications of mitomycin C in refractive surgery.

Michael Belin, MD

A new system for keratoconus grading

Views: 129

Michael Belin, MD

A new system for keratoconus grading

Michael Belin, MD, Marana, Ariz., describes a new matrix for keratoconus grading that allows for quantitative follow-up.

Suven Bhattacharjee, MD

Pupil expansion with single 20g (0.9 mm) incision using Bhattacharjee Rings

Views: 128

Suven Bhattacharjee, MD

Pupil expansion with single 20g (0.9 mm) incision using Bhattacharjee Rings

Suven Bhattacharjee, MD, Kolkata, India, describes pupil expansion through a single 0.9mm wound using the Bhattacharjee Ring.

Kendall Donaldson, MD

Improvement of cataract surgery efficiency: fluidics vs. phaco

Views: 128

Kendall Donaldson, MD

Improvement of cataract surgery efficiency: fluidics vs. phaco

Kendall Donaldson, MD, Miami, discusses the improvements in efficiency of changes in fluidics systems and with use of femtosecond cataract surgery.

Suzanne Fleiszig, MD

The histopathological triggers of bacterial keratitis

Views: 128

Suzanne Fleiszig, MD

The histopathological triggers of bacterial keratitis

Suzanne Fleiszig, MD, San Francisco, describes her investigation of the underlying mechanisms of contact lens-related infectious keratitis.

Miguel Srur, MD

Premium IOL choices

Views: 127

Miguel Srur, MD

Premium IOL choices

Miguel Srur, MD, Santiago, Chile, describes his experience with bifocal, trifocal and extended depth of focus IOLs.

Arup Chakrabarti, MD

Phacoemulsification and filtering blebs

Views: 127

Arup Chakrabarti, MD

Phacoemulsification and filtering blebs

Arup Chakrabarti, Thiruvananthapuram, India, discusses the particulars of phacoemulsification in eyes with filtering blebs.

Steve Charles, MD

Maculopathies and visual surprise

Views: 126

Steve Charles, MD

Maculopathies and visual surprise

Steve Charles, MD, Memphis, discusses cataract patients with unrecognized maculopathies, a circumstance that can lead to unexpectedly poor visual outcomes.

Sarwat Salim, MD

Women in Ophthalmology

Views: 126

Sarwat Salim, MD

Women in Ophthalmology

Sarwat Salim, MD, Baltimore, discusses the growth of the Women in Ophthalmology organization, its international expansion, and the value to its members.

Karl Stonecipher, MD

Intraocular lens calculations in the post refractive patient

Views: 126

Karl Stonecipher, MD

Intraocular lens calculations in the post refractive patient

Karl Stonecipher, MD, Greensboro, N.C., discusses IOL calculation approaches in the patient who has previously undergone refractive surgery.

W. Barry Lee, MD

Cataract surgery pearls

Views: 125

W. Barry Lee, MD

Cataract surgery pearls

W. Barry Lee, MD, Atlanta, shares his pearls on use of the Malyugin ring and the administration of trypan blue.

Carol Lee, MD

New Plaquenil guidelines

Views: 124

Carol Lee, MD

New Plaquenil guidelines

Carol Lee, MD, New York, discusses the new 2016 guideline for examinations for plaquenil maculopathy.

Edward Holland, MD

Intracameral phenylephrine and ketorolac

Views: 123

Edward Holland, MD

Intracameral phenylephrine and ketorolac

Edward Holland, MD, Cincinnati, describes the use of a new commercial preparation of phenylephrine and ketorolac, Omidria, for use during cataract surgery.

Martin Dirisamer, MD, PhD

Four to 7 years of clinical outcomes with DMEK

Views: 123

Martin Dirisamer, MD, PhD

Four to 7 years of clinical outcomes with DMEK

Martin Dirisamer, MD, PhD, Munich, Germany, describes 4 to 7 years of clinical outcome data for Descemet's membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK).

Mark A. Terry, MD

How to decide who gets DMEK and who gets DSEK

Views: 122

Mark A. Terry, MD

How to decide who gets DMEK and who gets DSEK

Discussion of how to approach which patients are candidates for DMEK vs. DSEK; comparison of ultra thin DSEK and DMEK; how to choose IOL target for patient with endothelial disease

Bala Ambati, MD

Double-Dock technique for intrascleral PCIOL fixation

Views: 122

Bala Ambati, MD

Double-Dock technique for intrascleral PCIOL fixation

Bala Ambati, MD, Salt Lake City, discusses a novel technique for IOL fixation to the sclera.

Anat Galor, MD

Anti-angiogenesis therapy for cornea disease

Views: 121

Anat Galor, MD

Anti-angiogenesis therapy for cornea disease

Anat Galor, MD, Miami, Fla., discusses indications for anti-angiogenesis therapy in anterior segment and cornea disease.

Wendy Lee, MD

Techniques in lower lid blepharoplasty

Views: 121

Wendy Lee, MD

Techniques in lower lid blepharoplasty

Wendy Lee, MD, Miami, discusses important tips for performing lower eyelid blepharoplasty.

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD

Telescope implant for patients with macular degeneration

Views: 121

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD

Telescope implant for patients with macular degeneration

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD, Irvine, Calif., discusses a novel telescope implant for patients with macular degeneration.

Ken Nischal, MD

Surgical pearls for pediatric cataract surgery

Views: 121

Ken Nischal, MD

Surgical pearls for pediatric cataract surgery

Ken Nischal, MD, Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S., gives his surgical pearls for pediatric cataract surgery.

Jason Jones, MD

New extended depth of focus IOL

Views: 121

Jason Jones, MD

New extended depth of focus IOL

Jason Jones, MD, Sioux City, Iowa, discusses the designs and clinical outcomes of a new extended depth of focus IOL.

David Huang, MD, PhD

OCT angiography

Views: 120

David Huang, MD, PhD

OCT angiography

David Huang, MD, PhD, Portland, Ore., describes a new non-invasive clinical tool: OCT angiography. Rapid acquisition and absence of dye injection makes this an attractive new technique.

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Novel techniques for corneal imaging

Views: 120

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Novel techniques for corneal imaging

John Kanellopoulos, MD, Athens, Greece, discusses current and new technologies for corneal imaging.

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Long term stability of topography-guided normalization and high fluence crosslinking

Views: 120

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Long term stability of topography-guided normalization and high fluence crosslinking

John Kanellopoulos, MD, Athens, Greece, discusses the long term stability of topography-guided normalization in combination with high fluence crosslinking for corneal ectasia.

Jay Pepose, MD, PhD

Update on corneal inlays for presbyopia

Views: 120

Jay Pepose, MD, PhD

Update on corneal inlays for presbyopia

Jay Pepose, MD, PhD, Chesterfield, Mo., discusses the scope of corneal inlays for treating presbyopia.

Mark Packer, MD

Office-based cataract surgery

Views: 120

Mark Packer, MD

Office-based cataract surgery

Mark Packer, MD, Boulder, Colorado, discusses the shift in trend from cataract surgery performed in hospital settings to outpatient surgical centers and to the office setting as well.

George O. Waring IV, MD

Dysfunctional lens replacement versus laser vision correction

Views: 119

George O. Waring IV, MD

Dysfunctional lens replacement versus laser vision correction

George O. Waring IV, MD, Charleston, S.C., discusses when to choose dysfunctional lens replacement versus laser vision correction.

Bruno Fontes, MD, PhD

Latest improvements in premium IOLs

Views: 119

Bruno Fontes, MD, PhD

Latest improvements in premium IOLs

Bruno Fontes, MD, PhD, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, discusses some of the latest improvements in premium IOLs.

Jose Güell, MD, PhD

FLACS for difficult cases

Views: 119

Jose Güell, MD, PhD

FLACS for difficult cases

Jose Güell, MD, PhD, Barcelona, Spain, speaks about the advantages FLACS may have in particular surgical circumstances.

Vincent P. de Luise, MD

Surface detail

Views: 118

Vincent P. de Luise, MD

Surface detail

Vincent P. de Luise, MD, Waterbury, Conn., discusses ocular surface disease and phacoemulsification. Perioperative preparation is important.

Takayuki Akahoshi, MD

MICS: comparing Centurion and Infiniti

Views: 118

Takayuki Akahoshi, MD

MICS: comparing Centurion and Infiniti

Takayuki Akahoshi, MD, Tokyo, Japan, compares Centurion and Infiniti Vision Systems for micro coaxial cataract surgery (MICS).

Peter Hersh, MD

How is crosslinking being adopted in the United States?

Views: 118

Peter Hersh, MD

How is crosslinking being adopted in the United States?

Peter Hersh, MD, Teaneck, N.J., discusses the state of corneal collagen crosslinking in 2014., including new trials and a status update on the FDA.

Reena Sethi, MD

Capsulorhexis without Trypan stain in white cataracts

Views: 117

Reena Sethi, MD

Capsulorhexis without Trypan stain in white cataracts

Reena Sethi, MD, New Delhi, India, performs capsulorhexis in white cataracts routinely without Trypan stain. She explains how.

Terry Kim, MD

Clinical insights on the use of tissue adhesives

Views: 117

Terry Kim, MD

Clinical insights on the use of tissue adhesives

Terry Kim, MD, Durham, N.C., discusses clinical applications of tissue adhesives during cataract and cornea surgery.

Thomas Samuelson, MD

Pearls in glaucoma management

Views: 117

Thomas Samuelson, MD

Pearls in glaucoma management

Thomas Samuelson, MD, Minneapolis, describes clinical pearls for managing glaucoma from a medical and surgical standpoint.

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD

Myopic children should have refractive surgery

Views: 117

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD

Myopic children should have refractive surgery

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD, Pittsburgh, Pa., discusses indications for refractive surgery in myopic children with anisometropia.

Elizabeth Davis, MD

Enhancing results of multifocal IOLs

Views: 117

Elizabeth Davis, MD

Enhancing results of multifocal IOLs

Elizabeth Davis, MD, Minneapolis, discusses preoperative patient selection and postoperative management for multifocal IOL patients.

Hung-won Tchah, MD

Transformation of keratocytes to myofibroblasts

Views: 116

Hung-won Tchah, MD

Transformation of keratocytes to myofibroblasts

Hung-won Tchah, MD, Korea, talks about the transformation of keratocytes to myofibroblasts.

Richard L Lindstrom, MD

The MIGS Study Group

Views: 116

Richard L Lindstrom, MD

The MIGS Study Group

Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, Bloomington, Minn., U.S., discusses the MIGS Study Group and the data it collects. Indications for MIGS procedures continue to develop, and Dr. Lindstrom discusses his own criteria.

Sonia Yoo, MD

Enhancing visual outcomes after DSAEK

Views: 116

Sonia Yoo, MD

Enhancing visual outcomes after DSAEK

Sonia Yoo, MD, Miami, discusses techniques to avoid interface haze after DSAEK and how to correct refractive errors after DSAEK.

Sonia Yoo, MD

Femto-relaxing incisions for astigmatism management

Views: 116

Sonia Yoo, MD

Femto-relaxing incisions for astigmatism management

Sonia Yoo, MD, Miami, discusses the role of femtosecond assisted astigmatic keratotomy for the treatment of astigmatism and the relation to multifocal IOLs.

Ronald Fellman, MD and Davinder Grover, MD

Correlation with intraoperative episcleral venous fluid wave and Trabectome

Views: 116

Ronald Fellman, MD and Davinder Grover, MD

Correlation with intraoperative episcleral venous fluid wave and Trabectome

Ronald Fellman, MD, Dallas, and Davinder Grover, MD, Dallas, discuss their study looking at whether characteristics of an intraoperative episcleral venous fluid wave correlates with Trabectome.

Michael C. Knorz, MD

Flattening the femto-cataract learning curve

Views: 115

Michael C. Knorz, MD

Flattening the femto-cataract learning curve

Michael C. Knorz, MD, Mannheim, Germany, describes strategies to ease your transition into femtosecond-assisted cataract surgery. Ideal first patients are discussed. Dr. Knorz gives practical tips on hydrodissection after femto treatment as well as tips for testing completeness of the capsulorhexis.

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

IOL calculation after LVC

Views: 115

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

IOL calculation after LVC

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, N.Y., U.S., provides an approach to IOL calculation after LVC

Richard Lindstrom, MD

Mastel intraoperative keratoscopy to enhance astigmatism outcomes

Views: 115

Richard Lindstrom, MD

Mastel intraoperative keratoscopy to enhance astigmatism outcomes

Richard Lindstrom, MD, Minneapolis, describes a novel intraoperative keratoscopy to aid in measuring intraoperative axes to treat astigmatism during cataract surgery.

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Crosslinking for pediatric keratoconus

Views: 115

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Crosslinking for pediatric keratoconus

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD, Geneva, Switzerland, discusses when and how to crosslink children with keratoconus.

Caroline Chee, MD

Cystoid macular edema after phacoemulsification

Views: 115

Caroline Chee, MD

Cystoid macular edema after phacoemulsification

Caroline Chee, MD, Singapore, discusses the incidence, identification, and treatment of CME after routine cataract surgery.

Caesar Luo, MD

The SMART 532 Study

Views: 115

Caesar Luo, MD

The SMART 532 Study

Caesar Luo, MD, Philadelphia, discusses early results of the SMART 532 Study for DME.

William Trattler, MD

Why pre-cataract corneal topography is no longer optional

Views: 114

William Trattler, MD

Why pre-cataract corneal topography is no longer optional

William Trattler, MD, Miami, Fla., U.S., discusses the high incidence of irregular topography in pre-operative cataract patients. The pre-operative identification of topographic abnormality is important for managing preoperative expectations and avoiding post-operative unpleasantness.

Kathryn Hatch, MD

Improving toric outcomes with intraoperative aberrometry

Views: 114

Kathryn Hatch, MD

Improving toric outcomes with intraoperative aberrometry

Kathryn Hatch, MD, Waltham, Mass., discusses results of her study examining residual astigmatism in toric IOL cases performed with and without the assistance of intraoperative aberrometry.

Sharon Tow, MD

Pearls and pitfalls of visual field testing

Views: 114

Sharon Tow, MD

Pearls and pitfalls of visual field testing

Sharon Tow, MD, Singapore, discusses the importance and clinical applications of visual field testing in neuro-ophthalmology.

Wolfgang Haigis, MD

Premium IOL cases with previous laser surgery

Views: 113

Wolfgang Haigis, MD

Premium IOL cases with previous laser surgery

Wolfgang Haigis, MD, Germany, offers tips on dealing with premium IOL patients who have had prior keratorefractive surgery, but have no records to reflect the surgery. In these cases, surgeons have to rely on the current measurements, he said.

M. Bowes Hamill, MD

Femto: is it really worth it?

Views: 113

M. Bowes Hamill, MD

Femto: is it really worth it?

M. Bowes Hamill, MD, Houston, discusses for whom femtosecond cataract surgery is worthwhile. Obstacles to femto treatment are discussed as well.

Nisha Acharya, MD

Uveitis treatment: existing strategies and the research pipeline

Views: 112

Nisha Acharya, MD

Uveitis treatment: existing strategies and the research pipeline

Nisha Acharya, MD, San Francisco, discusses existing treatments and new offerings in the treatment of uveitis.  

R.V. Paul Chan, MD

Tele-education platform for ROP

Views: 112

R.V. Paul Chan, MD

Tele-education platform for ROP

R. V. Paul Chan, MD, Chicago, discusses the applications of telemedicine in retinopathy of prematurity.

Noel Alpins, MD, FACS

Corneal coupling and ablative surgery

Views: 111

Noel Alpins, MD, FACS

Corneal coupling and ablative surgery

Noel Alpins, MD, FACS, Melbourne, Australia, discusses the effect of corneal coupling in ablative surgery. Femtosecond arcuate incisions are discussed as well.

Elsie Chan, MD

Randomized controlled trial of CXL for keratoconus

Views: 111

Elsie Chan, MD

Randomized controlled trial of CXL for keratoconus

Elsie Chan, MD, East Melbourne, Australia, discusses 4-year results of a randomized control trial for cross linking in keratoconus.

Steven Rosenfeld, MD

Electronic medical record software on in-office tablets

Views: 111

Steven Rosenfeld, MD

Electronic medical record software on in-office tablets

Steven Rosenfeld, MD, Delray Beach, Fla., discusses a novel medical record software for use on tablets in the office.

Roger Goldberg, MD

Update on intravitreal injections

Views: 111

Roger Goldberg, MD

Update on intravitreal injections

Roger Goldberg, MD, San Francisco, discusses the state of the field regarding intravitreal injections for retinal disease.

Susan MacDonald, MD, and Steven Smathers

Femtosecond laser modification of implanted acrylic IOLs

Views: 111

Susan MacDonald, MD, and Steven Smathers

Femtosecond laser modification of implanted acrylic IOLs

Susan MacDonald, MD, Boston, and Steven Smathers, Irvine, California, describe a new femtosecond laser system for refractive modification of implanted acrylic IOLs.

Claudio Trindade, MD

A new sulcus pinhole implant for irregular astigmatism management

Views: 110

Claudio Trindade, MD

A new sulcus pinhole implant for irregular astigmatism management

Claudio Trindade, MD, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, discusses the design and employment of a new pinhole sulcus implant for management of irregular astigmatism.

Gary Foster, MD

Pearls on femtosecond assisted cataract surgery

Views: 110

Gary Foster, MD

Pearls on femtosecond assisted cataract surgery

Gary Foster, MD, Fort Collins, Colo., shares some pearls on efficiency and positioning in femtosecond assisted cataract surgery.

Philipp Baenninger, MD

Pediatric crosslinking: Comparison of conventional and accelerated protocols

Views: 110

Philipp Baenninger, MD

Pediatric crosslinking: Comparison of conventional and accelerated protocols

Philipp Baenninger, MD, Lucerne, Switzerland, discusses results from studies on pediatric crosslinking.

Cordelia Chan, MD

PRK vs Flap Lifting for LASIK Enhancement

Views: 109

Cordelia Chan, MD

PRK vs Flap Lifting for LASIK Enhancement

Dr Chan discusses the relative advantages and disadvantages of LASIK enhancement by PRK and flap lifting

William Trattler, MD

Topography pearls for the cataract surgeon

Views: 109

William Trattler, MD

Topography pearls for the cataract surgeon

William Trattler, MD, Miami, discusses the importance of preoperative topography in planning for cataract surgery.

Gerald Zaidman, MD

Outcomes of toric IOLs in cataract surgery in cornea transplant patients

Views: 109

Gerald Zaidman, MD

Outcomes of toric IOLs in cataract surgery in cornea transplant patients

Gerald Zaidman, MD, Valhalla, N.Y., discusses the outcomes for astigmatism management with toric IOLs in patients undergoing cataract surgery with existing cornea transplants.

Gaurav Luthra, MD

Pediatric ectopia lentis with lens coloboma

Views: 109

Gaurav Luthra, MD

Pediatric ectopia lentis with lens coloboma

Gaurav Luthra, MD, Dehra Dun, India, discusses his management of a challenging case of pediatric ectopia lentis in the setting of a lens coloboma.

Clive Peckar, MD

Monovision targets for cataract surgery

Views: 108

Clive Peckar, MD

Monovision targets for cataract surgery

Clive Peckar, MD, U.K., shares his reasons for using monovision targets for cataract surgery, as well as his reasons for not using contact lens trials first.

Ahmad A. Aref, MD

ALT and SLT

Views: 108

Ahmad A. Aref, MD

ALT and SLT

Ahmad A. Aref, MD, Chicago, compares the efficacy, safety, and repeatability of SLT and ALT.

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD

Fluidics and pumps: venturi vs peristaltic systems

Views: 108

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD

Fluidics and pumps: venturi vs peristaltic systems

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD, Irvine, Calif., discusses the relative merits of venturi and peristaltic-based phaco systems. Technique and surgeon experience are discussed.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

AMO Catalys

Views: 108

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

AMO Catalys

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, N.Y., discusses the new software upgrades on the AMO Catalys femtosecond system for cataract surgery.

John Hovanesian, MD

Role of posterior surface in cataract surgery astigmatism planning

Views: 108

John Hovanesian, MD

Role of posterior surface in cataract surgery astigmatism planning

John Hovanesian, MD, Laguna Hills, Calif., discusses nomograms for adjusting astigmatism measurements in with-the-rule and against-the-rule eyes.  

Cynthia Chiu, MD

Phacoemulsification: nuclear disassembly and chop

Views: 108

Cynthia Chiu, MD

Phacoemulsification: nuclear disassembly and chop

Cynthia Chiu, MD, San Francisco, Calif., describes various techniques to consider when approaching nuclear disassembly.

Michael Raizman, MD

Diagnostics for dry eye

Views: 108

Michael Raizman, MD

Diagnostics for dry eye

Michael Raizman, MD, Boston, discusses diagnostic techniques to help in evaluating dry eye syndrome.

Robert J. Cionni, MD

Removing white, intumescent cataracts

Views: 107

Robert J. Cionni, MD

Removing white, intumescent cataracts

Robert J. Cionni, M.D., medical director, Eye Institute of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City, Utah, offers his pearls for removing intumescent white, cataracts, including filling the chamber with retentive viscoelastic and staining the capsules to visualize the capsulotomy.

Pedram Hamrah, MD

Live: Keratitis!

Views: 107

Pedram Hamrah, MD

Live: Keratitis!

Pedram Hamrah, MD, Boston, chooses dry eye therapy based upon live confocal microscopy. Successes and failures of therapies can be literally seen as inflammatory cells and stromal nerves change over time.

Douglas J. Rhee, MD

MIGS and prostaglandins

Views: 107

Douglas J. Rhee, MD

MIGS and prostaglandins

Douglas J. Rhee, MD, Cleveland, reports long-term results of MIGS with prostaglandins. The mechanisms of MIGS and prostaglandins may be synergistic.

Kevin Corcoran, COE

What's new in reimbursements

Views: 107

Kevin Corcoran, COE

What's new in reimbursements

Kevin Corcoran, COE, San Bernardino, Calif., discusses the changing landscape for ophthalmic reimbursements.

Sanduk Ruit, MD

Small incision manual cataract surgery

Views: 107

Sanduk Ruit, MD

Small incision manual cataract surgery

Sanduk Ruit, MD, Kathmandu, Nepal, describes his technique of small incision manual cataract surgery.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Point-of-care testing for ocular surface disease

Views: 107

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Point-of-care testing for ocular surface disease

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, N.Y., discusses how to incorporate point of care testing for ocular surface disease and dry eye syndrome.

Richard Awdeh, MD

New mobile patient education app

Views: 106

Richard Awdeh, MD

New mobile patient education app

Richard Awdeh, MD, founder and CEO of CheckedUp, introduces a mobile communication system that lets practices provide patient-specific information via a smartphone app. The system meets a meaningful use criterion.

Ronald Yeoh, MD

Soft cataracts

Views: 106

Ronald Yeoh, MD

Soft cataracts

Ronald Yeoh, MD, Singapore, describes his approach to soft cataracts.

Steven Dewey, MD

A new phacoemulsification device

Views: 106

Steven Dewey, MD

A new phacoemulsification device

Steven Dewey, MD, Colorado Springs, Colorado, discusses a new phacoemulsification device with automated outcome measurement.

Jod Mehta, MD

Endothelial cell cultures - problems and challenges

Views: 105

Jod Mehta, MD

Endothelial cell cultures - problems and challenges

Jod Mehta, MD, Singapore, and Josh Young, MD, talk about the latest advances in corneal endothelial cell research.

Noel Alpins, M.B., B.S., D.O. (MELB), F.R.A.N.Z.C.O., F.R.A.C.S., F.R.C.Ophth., F.A.C.S.and George Stamatelatos, B.Sc. Optom

Excimer treatment for stable keratoconus

Views: 105

Noel Alpins, M.B., B.S., D.O. (MELB), F.R.A.N.Z.C.O., F.R.A.C.S., F.R.C.Ophth., F.A.C.S.and George Stamatelatos, B.Sc. Optom

Excimer treatment for stable keratoconus

Noel Alpins, M.B., B.S., D.O. (MELB), F.R.A.N.Z.C.O., F.R.A.C.S., F.R.C.Ophth., F.A.C.S., Melbourne, Australia,  and George Stamatelatos, B.Sc. Optom, discuss results of their study investigating the efficacy, stability, and safety of ablating patients with stable keratoconus. Their study suggests that older keratoconus patients do not require simultaneous crosslinking.

Berthold Seitz, MD

Keratoconus and thyroid hormone dysfunction

Views: 105

Berthold Seitz, MD

Keratoconus and thyroid hormone dysfunction

Berthold Seitz, MD, Homburg, Germany, discusses the role of keratoconus in relation to thyroid hormone dysfunction and whether screening is appropriate.

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, Intraocular Surgery, Cataract surgery

Mixing MIGS and MICS

Views: 105

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, Intraocular Surgery, Cataract surgery

Mixing MIGS and MICS

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, Moscow, Russia, discusses special considerations when combining microincisional cataract surgery (MICS) with minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS).

Arthur Cummings, MD

Refocus scleral implant for the treatment of presbyopia

Views: 105

Arthur Cummings, MD

Refocus scleral implant for the treatment of presbyopia

Arthur Cummings, MD, Dublin, Ireland, discusses the refocus scleral implant procedure for the treatment of presbyopia.

Nancey McCann

Losing the global period

Views: 105

Nancey McCann

Losing the global period

Nancey McCann, director of government relations for ASCRS/ASOA, Fairfax, Va., describes proposed changes to surgical global periods and hopes for reformation of the SGR.

Richard Tipperman, MD

How to approach premium costs with patients

Views: 105

Richard Tipperman, MD

How to approach premium costs with patients

Richard Tipperman, MD, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., discusses premium IOL costs and patients wanting to know about the costs of these services.

Bruce Koffler, MD

Orthokeratology

Views: 105

Bruce Koffler, MD

Orthokeratology

Bruce Koffler, MD, Lexington, Kentucky., discusses use of orthokeratology in children.

Seo Wei Leo, MD

Update on myopia control in children

Views: 105

Seo Wei Leo, MD

Update on myopia control in children

Seo Wei Leo, MD, Singapore, speaks about which interventions are effective in myopia control in children.

Abhay Vasavada, MD

Toric lens for pediatric cases

Views: 104

Abhay Vasavada, MD

Toric lens for pediatric cases

Abhay Vasavada, MD, India, touts the benefits of toric lenses for pediatric patients.

Mike P. Holzer, MD

Comparison of femto to manual cataract surgery

Views: 104

Mike P. Holzer, MD

Comparison of femto to manual cataract surgery

Mike P. Holzer, MD, Heidelberg, Germany, discusses his study comparing femto to conventional cataract surgery in contralateral eyes

Michael Raizman, MD

Update on collagen crosslinking for keratoconus

Views: 104

Michael Raizman, MD

Update on collagen crosslinking for keratoconus

Michael Raizman, MD, Boston, discusses some of the important updates on collagen crosslinking, including age limitations and potential adjustments for future cataract surgery.

Sanduk Ruit, MD

Phacoemulsification for community cataract surgery

Views: 104

Sanduk Ruit, MD

Phacoemulsification for community cataract surgery

Sanduk Ruit, MD, Kathmandu, Nepal, discusses the idea that phacoemulsification will replace some cases of manual small incision cataract surgery.

Steven Vold, MD

CyPass Micro-Stent

Views: 104

Steven Vold, MD

CyPass Micro-Stent

Steven Vold, MD, Fayetteville, Arkansas, discusses the clinical uses for the CyPass Micro-Stent.

Zoltan Nagy, MD

Femtosecond technology for cataract surgery

Views: 103

Zoltan Nagy, MD

Femtosecond technology for cataract surgery

Zoltan Nagy, MD, Hungary, advises surgeons on how to evaluate femtosecond technology for cataract surgery.

Penny Asbell, MD

Corneal crosslinking: epithelial-on or epithelial-off

Views: 103

Penny Asbell, MD

Corneal crosslinking: epithelial-on or epithelial-off

Penny Asbell, MD, New York, discusses differences in outcomes and histology in epithelial-on and epithelial-off crosslinking procedures.

Fernando Trindade, MD

Special situations in uveitis and cataract surgery

Views: 103

Fernando Trindade, MD

Special situations in uveitis and cataract surgery

Fernando Trindade, MD, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, discusses the surgical considerations for cataract surgery in eyes with uveitis.

William Myers, MD

Intracameral mydriatics

Views: 102

William Myers, MD

Intracameral mydriatics

William Myers, MD, Chicago, discusses an evidence-based approach to intracameral pharmaceuticals generally and intracameral mydriatics in particular.

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD

Acrylic lens opacification associated with DESK

Views: 102

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD

Acrylic lens opacification associated with DESK

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S., reports a series of cases of hydrophilic acrylic IOL calcific opacification following DSEK

José Güell, MD, PhD

Transitional conic toric IOLs

Views: 102

José Güell, MD, PhD

Transitional conic toric IOLs

José Güell, MD, PhD, Barcelona, Spain, discusses the design and benefit of transitional conic toric IOLs.

Sharon Freedman, MD

EUA and beyond

Views: 101

Sharon Freedman, MD

EUA and beyond

Sharon Freedman, MD, Durham, N.C., discusses the role for EUA in both diagnosing and managing pediatric glaucomas.

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD

Screening techniques for refractive surgery

Views: 101

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD

Screening techniques for refractive surgery

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, discusses the importance of screening in refractive surgery.

Justin Roman, MD

ASCRS/ESCRS Exchange Program

Views: 101

Justin Roman, MD

ASCRS/ESCRS Exchange Program

Justin Roman, MD, Charleston, S.C., discusses his experience with the exchange program of ASCRS / ESCRS.

Michael Knorz, M.D.

Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery: Future implications

Views: 100

Michael Knorz, M.D.

Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery: Future implications

Michael Knorz, M.D., Mannhiem, Germany, talks about femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery and its future implications. Speakers at the Controversies in Cataract Surgery symposium he presented at talked about its safe results.

Ronald Gaster, MD

Crosslinking in adolescents

Views: 100

Ronald Gaster, MD

Crosslinking in adolescents

Ronald Gaster, MD, Beverly Hills, Calif., U.S., discusses collagen crosslinking in adolescents with progressive keratoconus.

Christopher Rapuano, MD

Office procedures for ocular surface disease

Views: 100

Christopher Rapuano, MD

Office procedures for ocular surface disease

Christopher Rapuano, MD, Philadelphia, discusses office procedures for patients with molluscum contagiosum, vernal conjunctivitis, and limbal stem cell deficiency.

Robert Noecker, MD

MIGS canaloplasty

Views: 100

Robert Noecker, MD

MIGS canaloplasty

Robert Noecker, MD, Fairfield, Connecticut, discusses MIGS canaloplasty.

Noa Avni-Zauberman, MD

Anterior Stromal Micropuncture for Recurrent Erosion Syndrome

Views: 99

Noa Avni-Zauberman, MD

Anterior Stromal Micropuncture for Recurrent Erosion Syndrome

Dr. Avni-Zauberman reports results of a clinical study examining the efficacy of anterior stromal micropuncture for the treatment of recurent corneal erosions. Her center's technique is described in detail.

Nitin Anand, MD

Pitfalls in the diagnosis of glaucoma

Views: 99

Nitin Anand, MD

Pitfalls in the diagnosis of glaucoma

Nitin Anand, MD, Huddersfield, U.K., discusses misinterpretation of diagnostic testing and misdiagnosis of glaucoma.

Richard Lewis, MD

Premium IOLs and femto for glaucoma patients

Views: 99

Richard Lewis, MD

Premium IOLs and femto for glaucoma patients

Richard Lewis, MD, Sacramento, Calif., emphasizes the importance of maximizing visual outcomes in patients with glaucoma. Toric IOLs are important in maximizing contrast sensitivity and visual function in these patients.

Stephen Lane, MD

Tools for astigmatism management

Views: 99

Stephen Lane, MD

Tools for astigmatism management

Stephen Lane, MD, Stillwater, Minn., describes the roles of intraopertive aberrometry and guidance systems for toric IOL implantation.

Robert Weinstock, MD

Laser assisted cataract surgery in astigmatism management

Views: 99

Robert Weinstock, MD

Laser assisted cataract surgery in astigmatism management

Robert Weinstock, MD, Largo, Fla., describes methods by which laser assisted cataract surgery can help in astigmatism management.

Mohamed Hosney, MD

Nerve fiber layer thinning after LASIK

Views: 98

Mohamed Hosney, MD

Nerve fiber layer thinning after LASIK

Mohamed Hosney, MD, Cairo, Egypt, shares the findings from his study, “Changes in Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness Following Mechanical Microkeratome-Assisted Versus Femtosecond-Assisted LASIK” and talks to Josh Young, MD, about NFL thinning after LASIK.

Mohamed Hosney, MD

How to perform DMEK

Views: 98

Mohamed Hosney, MD

How to perform DMEK

Francis W. Price Jr, MD, Indianapolis, Indiana, explains how Descemets Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) is performed.

Vaishali Vasavada, MD

Toric IOLs: Extending applications in special situations

Views: 98

Vaishali Vasavada, MD

Toric IOLs: Extending applications in special situations

Vaishali Vasavada, MD, Ahmedabad, India, discusses changes in pediatric cataract surgery, including OVD selection.

Vincenzo Sarnicola, MD

DALK: All the ruptures that can be fixed

Views: 98

Vincenzo Sarnicola, MD

DALK: All the ruptures that can be fixed

Vincenzo Sarnicola, MD, Grosseto, Italy, discusses how to approach posterior ruptures during DALK surgery.

Penny A. Asbell, MD

Sjö, a new Sjögren's marker

Views: 97

Penny A. Asbell, MD

Sjö, a new Sjögren's marker

Penny A. Asbell, MD, Chicago, introduces Sjö, a new biomarker for Sjögren's syndrome.

George O. Waring IV, MD

Dysfunctional lens syndrome

Views: 97

George O. Waring IV, MD

Dysfunctional lens syndrome

George O. Waring IV, MD, Charleston, South Carolina, describes a constellation of conditions that comprise dysfunctional lens syndrome.

Sri Ganesh, MD

Laser correction for presbyopia

Views: 97

Sri Ganesh, MD

Laser correction for presbyopia

Sri Ganesh, MD, Bangalore, India, describes techniques for managing presbyopia with laser vision correction.

Samuel Masket, MD

Intraoperative aberrometry and OVDs

Views: 96

Samuel Masket, MD

Intraoperative aberrometry and OVDs

Samuel Masket, MD, Los Angeles, describes in which circumstances it is acceptable to leave OVDs in the anterior chamber while aberrometry is performed and for which OVDs it is inadvisable.
 

Nick Mamalis, MD

Adjustable IOLs

Views: 96

Nick Mamalis, MD

Adjustable IOLs

Nick Mamalis, MD, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S., gives an overview of new power-adjustable IOLs

Daniel Chang, MD

Multifocal IOLs and Angle Kappa

Views: 96

Daniel Chang, MD

Multifocal IOLs and Angle Kappa

Daniel Chang, MD, Bakersfield, Calif., U.S., explains the importance of assessing angle kappa in the appropriate centration of diffractive multifocal IOLs.

Ioannis Pallikaris, MD

LASIK and monovision

Views: 96

Ioannis Pallikaris, MD

LASIK and monovision

Ioannis Pallikaris, MD, Crete, Greece, discusses refractive surgery options for presbyopes and his specific experiences with monovision in LASIK.

Randy Epstein, MD

Mitomycin-C: uses and abuses in corneal and refractive surgery

Views: 96

Randy Epstein, MD

Mitomycin-C: uses and abuses in corneal and refractive surgery

Randy Epstein, MD, Chicago, Ill., discusses the appropriate and inappropriate uses of topical mitomycin-C in cornea and refractive surgery.

Thomas W. Samuelson, MD

Glaucoma 2013: Better images and new surgeries

Views: 95

Thomas W. Samuelson, MD

Glaucoma 2013: Better images and new surgeries

Thomas W. Samuelson, M.D., adjunct professor of ophthalmology, University of Minnesota and founding partner and attending surgeon, Minnesota Eye Consultants, Minneapolis, highlights advances in spectral domain optical coherence tomography, as well as where minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) fits in managing patients with mild to moderate glaucoma.

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Corneal epithelial thickness and asymmetry as an indicator of keratoconus

Views: 95

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Corneal epithelial thickness and asymmetry as an indicator of keratoconus

John Kanellopoulos, MD, Athens, Greece, presents results of his study examining corneal epithelial and stromal thickness and asymmetry as indicator of keratoconus. OCT data is presented.

Robert J. Noecker, MD

MicroPulse laser trabeculoplasty

Views: 95

Robert J. Noecker, MD

MicroPulse laser trabeculoplasty

Robert J. Noecker, MD, Fairfield, Conn., U.S., describes the use of a MicroPulse laser for trabeculoplasty. Tissue damage is minimized.

William Trattler, MD

Residual refractive error after cataract surgery

Views: 95

William Trattler, MD

Residual refractive error after cataract surgery

William Trattler, MD, Miami, discusses options for managing residual refractive error after cataract surgery.

Sonia Yoo, MD

Optimizing toric IOL outcomes

Views: 95

Sonia Yoo, MD

Optimizing toric IOL outcomes

Sonia Yoo, MD, Miami, discusses strategies for preoperative and intraoperative optimization of toric IOL outcomes.

Devesh Varma, MD

Targeted MIGS

Views: 95

Devesh Varma, MD

Targeted MIGS

Devesh Varma, MD, Mississauga, Canada, discusses technique and pearls for getting maximum IOP reduction with the iStent.

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Risks for haze, keratitis, and corneal melt following crosslinking

Views: 94

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Risks for haze, keratitis, and corneal melt following crosslinking

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD, Geneva, Switzerland, discusses known and unknown risks for corneal complications following crosslinking. Some are probably avoidable.

Gerd Auffarth, MD

Extended depth-of-focus IOL

Views: 94

Gerd Auffarth, MD

Extended depth-of-focus IOL

Gerd Auffarth, MD, Heidelberg, Germany, discusses the optics of the AMO Tecnis Symfony IOL and the strategy of micro-monovision.

Sonia Yoo, MD

Intraoperative anterior segment OCT

Views: 94

Sonia Yoo, MD

Intraoperative anterior segment OCT

Sonia Yoo, MD, Miami, discusses the uses of intraoperative OCT during corneal surgery.

Ahad Mahootchi, MD

CME rates in dropless vs. non-dropless cataract surgery

Views: 94

Ahad Mahootchi, MD

CME rates in dropless vs. non-dropless cataract surgery

Ahad Mahootchi, MD, Tampa, Fla., discusses rates of CME in dropless versus non-dropless cataract surgery.

Frank Goes, Jr, MD

RELEX Smile efficacy

Views: 93

Frank Goes, Jr, MD

RELEX Smile efficacy

Frank Goes Jr., MD, Antwerp, Belguim, describes the RELEX Smile procedure and his study assessing its efficacy for myopic correction. Best and worst early candidates are described for surgeons new to the procedure.

Elsie Chan, MBBS, FRANZCO

PTK for bullous keratopathy

Views: 93

Elsie Chan, MBBS, FRANZCO

PTK for bullous keratopathy

Elsie Chan, MBBS, FRANZCO, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, discusses the use of phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) for the treatment of bullous keratopathy.

P. Dee G. Stephenson, MD, FACS

Intraoperative aberrometry

Views: 93

P. Dee G. Stephenson, MD, FACS

Intraoperative aberrometry

P. Dee G. Stephenson, MD, FACS, Venice, Fla., describes modifications to surgical plans based upon intraoperative aberrometry data.

Dieter Klaas, MD

Dealing with capsular complications

Views: 93

Dieter Klaas, MD

Dealing with capsular complications

Dieter Klaas, MD, Friedberg, Germany, demonstrates techniques for dealing with both anterior and posterior capsular ruptures.

Mitchell P. Weikert, MD

Sources of error in IOL calculation

Views: 93

Mitchell P. Weikert, MD

Sources of error in IOL calculation

Mitchell P. Weikert, MD, Houston, describes the limitations of current IOL calculation methods and reports common sources of error. Effective lens position prediction errors play a surprisingly large role.

Ehud Assia, MD

CO2 laser trabeculectomy

Views: 93

Ehud Assia, MD

CO2 laser trabeculectomy

Ehud Assia, MD, Tel Aviv, Israel, discusses short-pulse CO2 laser-assisted trabeculectomy that achieves filtration without entering the globe.

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD

Film Award: corneal thickness analysis

Views: 93

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD

Film Award: corneal thickness analysis

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, summarizes his recent film, which won a film award at the BRASCRS meeting.

Francis Mah, MD

Perioperative antibiotics: pretreating with antibiotics/intracameral antibiotics

Views: 92

Francis Mah, MD

Perioperative antibiotics: pretreating with antibiotics/intracameral antibiotics

Francis Mah, MD, La Jolla, Calif., discusses the role for perioperative antibiotics and explores the controversy of topical vs intracameral antibiotics.

Rajesh Fogla, MD

DMEK surgery

Views: 92

Rajesh Fogla, MD

DMEK surgery

Rajesh Fogla, MD, Hyderabad, India, discusses the surgical transition from DSEK to DMEK.

Cynthia Matossian, MD

Dry eye workup

Views: 92

Cynthia Matossian, MD

Dry eye workup

Cynthia Matossian, MD, Doylestown, Pa., shares pearls for working up dry eye patients in the office.

Cynthia Matossian, MD

Ocular surface disease in the cataract patient

Views: 92

Cynthia Matossian, MD

Ocular surface disease in the cataract patient

Cynthia Matossian, MD, Doylestown, Pa., discusses techniques for diagnosing and managing ocular surface disease in the cataract patient.

Pannet Pangputhipong, MD

The 2015 LIM Lecture: Learning and Teaching Phacoemulsification

Views: 92

Pannet Pangputhipong, MD

The 2015 LIM Lecture: Learning and Teaching Phacoemulsification

Pannet Pangputhipong, MD, Bangkok, Thailand, speaks about the disassembly of very dense nuclei.

Tim Page, MD

21st century Simcoe

Views: 92

Tim Page, MD

21st century Simcoe

Tim Page, MD, Birmingham, Michigan, describes using a modern irrigation/aspiration handpiece for manual use in less developed countries.

Ehud A. Assia, MD

Minimizing refractive surprise

Views: 91

Ehud A. Assia, MD

Minimizing refractive surprise

Highly myopic patients are at substantial risk for post-operative refractive surprise. Ehud A. Assia, MD, Tel Aviv, Israel, discusses specific measures to increase the predictability of post-operative refractive result.

Malik Y. Kahook, MD

From idea to product

Views: 91

Malik Y. Kahook, MD

From idea to product

Dr. Kahook explains the process of getting from an idea to medical product. He has progressed through this process on more than one occasion.

Ashley McGlone

Value-Based Payment Modifier

Views: 91

Ashley McGlone

Value-Based Payment Modifier

Ashley McGlone, ASCRS•ASOA manager of regulatory affairs, Fairfax, Va., reports that Medicare payments will soon be adjusted by means of the "Value-Based Payment Modifier," which itself is based upon 2014 PQRS data reporting.

John Hovanesian, MD

Patient reported satisfaction with multifocal intraocular lenses

Views: 91

John Hovanesian, MD

Patient reported satisfaction with multifocal intraocular lenses

John Hovanesian, MD, Laguna Hills, Calif., discusses the results of a recent series analyzing patient satisfaction with multifocal lens implants.

Stephen Kaufman, MD, PhD

Summary of AAO Cornea Day

Views: 91

Stephen Kaufman, MD, PhD

Summary of AAO Cornea Day

Stephen Kaufman, MD, PhD, New York, summarizes the proceedings of the Cornea Subspecialty Day.

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD

Intracapsular IOL fixation in patient with posterior capsule rupture

Views: 91

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD

Intracapsular IOL fixation in patient with posterior capsule rupture

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, Moscow, discusses the approaches to unexpected posterior capsular tears and methods to safely and securely implant intraocular lenses into the capsular bag.

Uday Devgan, MD

Toric marking tips

Views: 90

Uday Devgan, MD

Toric marking tips

Conventional marking techniques for toric IOL placement may be enhanced by simple modifications. Dr. Devgan discusses a number of surgical pearls.

Christopher E. Starr, MD, FACS

Cornea results from the ASCRS Clinical Survey 2013

Views: 90

Christopher E. Starr, MD, FACS

Cornea results from the ASCRS Clinical Survey 2013

Dr. Starr presents cornea results from the ASCRS Clinical Survey 2013. Significant differences exist between younger and older as well as between U.S. and non-U.S. ASCRS members.

Dominique Monnet

Comparing femto-assisted and conventional phacoemulsification

Views: 90

Dominique Monnet

Comparing femto-assisted and conventional phacoemulsification

Dominique Monnet, MD, PhD, Paris, discusses a comparison of femtosecond assisted and conventional phacoemulsification surgeries and presents data comparing surgical time, safety, and ultrasound energy.

Gaurav Luthra, MD

Rings and hooks for challenging cases

Views: 90

Gaurav Luthra, MD

Rings and hooks for challenging cases

Gaurav Luthra, MD, Dehra Dun, India, describes how to best employ rings and hooks to manage difficult cataracts.

Susana Duch, MD

Narrow angle glaucoma: classification and etiologies

Views: 90

Susana Duch, MD

Narrow angle glaucoma: classification and etiologies

Susana Duch, MD, Barcelona, Spain, describes mechanisms and classification of narrow angle glaucoma.

Joshua Galloway

A pilot study of preloaded DMEK grafts

Views: 90

Joshua Galloway

A pilot study of preloaded DMEK grafts

Joshua Galloway Portland, Ore., describes results of a pilot study of a new method of sterile preloaded DMEK graft preparation.

Terry Kim, MD

Making a round hole in a square peg

Views: 89

Terry Kim, MD

Making a round hole in a square peg

Terry Kim, MD, Durham, N.C., discusses a case of endothelial keratoplasty for a patient with a square PK graft.

Michael Straiko, MD

Endothelial keratoplasty in glaucoma

Views: 89

Michael Straiko, MD

Endothelial keratoplasty in glaucoma

Michael Straiko, MD, Portland, Ore., discusses the various techniques for performing endothelial keratoplasty in patients with glaucoma.

Peter Hersh, MD

Crosslinking: Safety, technique, FDA label indications

Views: 89

Peter Hersh, MD

Crosslinking: Safety, technique, FDA label indications

Peter Hersh, MD, Teaneck, New Jersey, reviews the FDA label indications for corneal collagen crosslinking and discusses technique and workflow.

Sarwat Salim, MD

2016 WIO Program and International Outreach

Views: 89

Sarwat Salim, MD

2016 WIO Program and International Outreach

Sarwat Salim, MD, Milwaukee, Wis., discusses this year's WIO program and key sessions.

Guy Kleinmann, MD

Soaking IOLs in moxifloxacin

Views: 88

Guy Kleinmann, MD

Soaking IOLs in moxifloxacin

Guy Kleinmann, MD, Tel Aviv, Israel, reports results of a study comparing IOLs soaked in a commercial moxifloxacin preparation prior to insertion with intracameral and topical antibiotic u

Vincent P. de Luise, MD

Scleritis and episcleritis

Views: 88

Vincent P. de Luise, MD

Scleritis and episcleritis

Identification and management of scleritis and episcleritis is important, but so is knowing when to work-up and when not to work-up these patients. Vincent P. de Luise, MD, Waterbury, Conn., discusses an approach to scleritis and episcleritis patients.

Lisa Arbisser, MD

A look back at a great and varied career

Views: 88

Lisa Arbisser, MD

A look back at a great and varied career

Dr. Arbisser offers a perspective on her medical career as a leading ophthalmologist, discussing the choices that made her surgical career successful.

Roni Shtein, MD

Patients undergoing endothelial vs penetrating keratoplasty for endothelial disease

Views: 88

Roni Shtein, MD

Patients undergoing endothelial vs penetrating keratoplasty for endothelial disease

Roni Shtein, MD, Ann Arbor, Mich., discusses the resource utilization of a subset of patients undergoing cornea transplantation for endothelial disease.

Mark Packer, MD

Enhancement strategies for premium intraocular lenses

Views: 88

Mark Packer, MD

Enhancement strategies for premium intraocular lenses

Mark Packer, MD, Boulder, Colo., discusses enhancement strategies for refractive error after premium IOL cataract surgery.

Vishal Jhanji, MD

Managing keratitis in children

Views: 88

Vishal Jhanji, MD

Managing keratitis in children

Vishal Jhanji, MD, Hong Kong, discusses diagnosis and management of infectious keratitis in children, especially in the context of orthokeratology lenses.

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD

Post-toric IOL surprise result: Assessment and options

Views: 88

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD

Post-toric IOL surprise result: Assessment and options

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD, Irvine, California, discusses options for correcting residual refractive or astigmatic error after toric IOL implantation.

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

President ASCRS

Views: 87

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

President ASCRS

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, N.Y., discusses the role of dry eye technologies and therapies in ophthalmic practice.

Sheraz Daya, MD

Femtosecond astigmatic treatments

Views: 87

Sheraz Daya, MD

Femtosecond astigmatic treatments

Sheraz Daya, MD, West Sussex, U.K., discusses the management of corneal astigmatism with trifocal toric IOLs and the femtosecond laser 

Dee Stephenson, MD

Using zero phaco femto handpiece

Views: 87

Dee Stephenson, MD

Using zero phaco femto handpiece

Dee Stephenson, MD, Venice, Fla., discusses a new zero phaco femto handpiece for cataract surgery. 

Paul Ursell, MD

NSAID Strategies to Avoid CME

Views: 87

Paul Ursell, MD

NSAID Strategies to Avoid CME

Dr Ursell describes his NSAID protocol for CME prophyllaxis and post-operative therapy

Wendy Lee, MD

Diagnosis and management of eyelid lesions

Views: 87

Wendy Lee, MD

Diagnosis and management of eyelid lesions

Wendy Lee, MD, Miami, discusses the importance of recognizing benign and malignant appearing eyelid lesions.

William B. Trattler, MD

Treating residual refractive errors

Views: 86

William B. Trattler, MD

Treating residual refractive errors

LASIK and PRK might produce incomplete corrections of post-cataract refractive errors. Different optical surfaces must be considered, Dr. Trattler says.

William B. Trattler, MD

Treating residual refractive errors

Views: 86

William B. Trattler, MD

Treating residual refractive errors

LASIK and PRK might produce incomplete corrections of post-cataract refractive errors. Different optical surfaces must be considered, Dr. Trattler says.

Nancey K. McCann

Washington update

Views: 86

Nancey K. McCann

Washington update

Nancey K. McCann, ASCRS director of government relations, Fairfax, Va., reviews a proposed zero-day global period change, increased PQRS measures, and possibilities for SGR reform.

Abhay R. Vasavada, MD, and Shail Vasavada, MD

Femtosecond treatment patterns for posterior polar cataracts

Views: 86

Abhay R. Vasavada, MD, and Shail Vasavada, MD

Femtosecond treatment patterns for posterior polar cataracts

Abhay Vasavada, MD, and Shail Vasavada, MD, Ahmedabad, India, discuss an effective femtosecond treatment pattern for posterior polar cataracts.

Marie-Jose Tassignon

Gullstrand Study: How do we define normal eyes?

Views: 86

Marie-Jose Tassignon

Gullstrand Study: How do we define normal eyes?

Marie-Jose Tassignon, MD, Antwerp, Belgium, talks about the Gullstrand Study which helps define normal biometric parameters in order to identify outliers which can affect clinical decision making.

Jesper Hjortdal, MD

Optics of posterior lamellar grafts

Views: 86

Jesper Hjortdal, MD

Optics of posterior lamellar grafts

Jesper Hjortdal, MD, Aarhus, Denmark, discusses the optical shifts that occur after posterior lamellar corneal grafts.

Arup Chakrabarti, MD

Ultimate hydroimplantation

Views: 86

Arup Chakrabarti, MD

Ultimate hydroimplantation

Arup Chakrabarti, MD, Kerala, India, describes his technique of IOL implantation with limited OVD: ultimate hydroimplantation.

Steven Wilson, MD

20 years of experience with monovision

Views: 86

Steven Wilson, MD

20 years of experience with monovision

Steven Wilson, MD, Cleveland, discusses the evolution and pros/cons of monovision.

Sadeer Hannush, MD

Endothelial surgery: Why I prefer DSAEK

Views: 86

Sadeer Hannush, MD

Endothelial surgery: Why I prefer DSAEK

Sadeer Hannush, MD, Philadelphia, discusses pros and cons of DSAEK surgery.

Lampros Lamprogiannis, MD

Thin films for drug-eluting IOLs

Views: 85

Lampros Lamprogiannis, MD

Thin films for drug-eluting IOLs

Lampros Lamprogiannis, MD, Thessaloniki, Greece, describes the development of a drug impregnated thin film to be applied to an IOL. The film releases intraocular medication over a sustained period.

Quan Dong Nguyen, MD, and Sunil K. Srivastava, MD

The TRUST Program: Uveitis

Views: 85

Quan Dong Nguyen, MD, and Sunil K. Srivastava, MD

The TRUST Program: Uveitis

Quan Dong Nguyen, MD, Omaha, Neb., and Sunil K. Srivastava, MD, Cleveland, discuss the TRUST Symposium, a program discussing uveitis diagnosis and management. A wide range of uveitis cases are presented.

Jeff Castillo

Abbott Medical Optics

Views: 85

Jeff Castillo

Abbott Medical Optics

One of the best faculties I've seen at a residents program. Technology is moving very fast in ophthalmology and it's important that future surgeons get exposed to this technology early in the process.

Dan Reinstein, MD

Getting to perfect: Intrastromal surgery

Views: 85

Dan Reinstein, MD

Getting to perfect: Intrastromal surgery

Dan Reinstein, MD, London, U.K., discusses why SMILE surgery broadens treatment possibilities

Anthony Aldave, MD

Endothelial keratoplasty in glaucoma patients

Views: 85

Anthony Aldave, MD

Endothelial keratoplasty in glaucoma patients

Anthony Aldave, MD, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S., discusses endothelial keratoplasty techniques in patients with existing glaucoma.

Kendall Donaldson, MD

Comparison of 3 femtosecond laser surgical platforms

Views: 85

Kendall Donaldson, MD

Comparison of 3 femtosecond laser surgical platforms

Kendall Donaldson, MD, Miami, discusses the variations in various femtosecond assisted cataract platforms.

Uday Devgan, MD

The future of IOL calculations using the Ladas Super Formula and Super Surface

Views: 85

Uday Devgan, MD

The future of IOL calculations using the Ladas Super Formula and Super Surface

Uday Devgan, MD, Los Angeles, discusses an updated IOL calculation formula that combines features from existing optimized formulae.

Atsuya Miki, MD

New generation OCT imaging in glaucoma

Views: 85

Atsuya Miki, MD

New generation OCT imaging in glaucoma

Atsuya Miki, MD, Osaka, Japan, discusses swept source OCT and OCT angiography imaging in glaucoma.

Terry Kim, MD

Corneal complications of cataract surgery

Views: 85

Terry Kim, MD

Corneal complications of cataract surgery

Terry Kim, MD, Durham, North Carolina, discusses several cataract situations to watch out for, including wound burn, TASS, and retained lenticular fragments.

Neil Lagali, MD

In vivo confocal microscopy in congenital aniridia

Views: 85

Neil Lagali, MD

In vivo confocal microscopy in congenital aniridia

Neil Lagali, MD, Linkoping, Sweden, discusses the findings of confocal microscopy in congenital aniridia.

Elmer Tu, MD

Current state of acanthamoeba outbreak

Views: 84

Elmer Tu, MD

Current state of acanthamoeba outbreak

Elmer Tu, MD, U.S. gives Josh Young, MD, U.S., an update on the acanthamoeba outbreak, and whether or not corneal collagen crosslinking helps to alleviate the infection.

Boris Malyugin, MD

The Hawaiian Eye Award for International Excellence in Ophthalmology

Views: 84

Boris Malyugin, MD

The Hawaiian Eye Award for International Excellence in Ophthalmology

Dr Malyugin is the receipt of the coveted Hawaiian Eye Award for International Excellence in Ophthalmology. He discusses the significance of this award.

John P. Berdahl, MD

MIGS in clinical practice

Views: 84

John P. Berdahl, MD

MIGS in clinical practice

John P. Berdahl, MD, Sioux Falls, S.D., presents IOP data for MIGS surgery in the private practice setting. 

David Smadja, MD

Posterior corneal astigmatism and residual astigmatism

Views: 84

David Smadja, MD

Posterior corneal astigmatism and residual astigmatism

David Smadja, MD, Bordeaux, France, explains the clinically important influence posterior corneal astigmatism has on both toric IOL power and axis of orientation.

Douglas D. Koch, MD

Phaco with peristaltic pump and passive fluidics

Views: 84

Douglas D. Koch, MD

Phaco with peristaltic pump and passive fluidics

Douglas D. Koch, MD, Houston, explains the practical differences between active and passive fluidics systems for phacoemulsification.

Vaishali Vasavada, MD

Toric IOLs-extending applications in special situations

Views: 84

Vaishali Vasavada, MD

Toric IOLs-extending applications in special situations

Vaishali Vasavada, MD, Ahmedabad, India, discusses orientation of toric IOLs in small pupils and astigmatism targets in pediatric cases.

Burkhard Dick, MD

Primary femto posterior capsulotomy

Views: 84

Burkhard Dick, MD

Primary femto posterior capsulotomy

Burkhard Dick, MD, Bochum, Germany, describes performing femtosecond laser assisted posterior capsulotomy directly after IOL implantation.

John Berdahl, MD

Equinox and new pressure control technology

Views: 84

John Berdahl, MD

Equinox and new pressure control technology

John Berdahl, MD, Sioux Falls, S.D., discusses Equinox, his company to create the Balance Goggles to help control pressure in the eye.  

Nada S. Jabbur, MD

Pearls for successful use of toric IOLs in your clinical practice

Views: 83

Nada S. Jabbur, MD

Pearls for successful use of toric IOLs in your clinical practice

Nada S. Jabbur, MD, Beirut, Lebanon, discusses techniques for measuring, marking, and implanting toric IOLs.

Ioannis G. Pallikaris, MD, PhD

Corneal Inlays for Bullous Keratopathy

Views: 83

Ioannis G. Pallikaris, MD, PhD

Corneal Inlays for Bullous Keratopathy

Dr. Pallikaris describes a technique for introducing silicone oil into the corneal stroma for the paliative treatment of bullous keratopathy.

Karl Brasse, MD

Floaters in the eye

Views: 83

Karl Brasse, MD

Floaters in the eye

Karl Brasse, MD, describes his work treating eye floaters with laser vitreolysis.

David Huang, MD, PhD

OCT as a predictor for visual field damage in glaucoma

Views: 83

David Huang, MD, PhD

OCT as a predictor for visual field damage in glaucoma

David Huang, MD, PhD, Portland, Ore., discusses how OCT can be used to predict future visual field damage in patients with pre-perimetric glaucoma.

Uday Devgan, MD

Postoperative slit lamp limbal relaxing incisions to fine tune astigmatism

Views: 83

Uday Devgan, MD

Postoperative slit lamp limbal relaxing incisions to fine tune astigmatism

Uday Devgan, MD, Los Angeles, discusses techniques for managing postoperative astigmatism after toric IOL implantation, specifically focusing on slit-lamp LRIs.

Rick Wolfe, MD

Minimizing postoperative astigmatism

Views: 83

Rick Wolfe, MD

Minimizing postoperative astigmatism

Rick Wolfe, MD, Melbourne, Australia, argues that more than 0.50 D astigmatism after IOL surgery is a complication.

David S. Boyer, MD

RISE and RIDE Studies

Views: 82

David S. Boyer, MD

RISE and RIDE Studies

David S. Boyer, MD, Los Angeles, discusses the RISE and RIDE study and the extension study. Dr. Boyer describes the role of laser in the context of ranibizumab.

Steven C. Schallhorn, MD

To correct or not: low levels of astigmatism

Views: 82

Steven C. Schallhorn, MD

To correct or not: low levels of astigmatism

Steven C. Schallhorn, MD, San Diego, describes the impact of his study relating patient dissatisfaction to small degrees of residual astigmatism.

Nichole Geary

Marketing and social media

Views: 82

Nichole Geary

Marketing and social media

Nichole Geary, West Palm Beach, Fla., discusses the regulatory landscape of marketing and social media.

Jennifer Loh, MD

Untangling toric IOLs

Views: 82

Jennifer Loh, MD

Untangling toric IOLs

Jennifer Loh, MD, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., discusses pearls and pitfalls to watch for when working with toric intraocular lenses.

Kerry D. Solomon, MD

Computer-assisted toric IOL implantation

Views: 81

Kerry D. Solomon, MD

Computer-assisted toric IOL implantation

Kerry D. Solomon, MD, Mt. Pleasant, S.C. discusses an integrated system for operative planning and intraoperative assistance for toric IOL implantation.

Robert Ritch, MD

A potential role for curcumin in eye disease

Views: 81

Robert Ritch, MD

A potential role for curcumin in eye disease

Robert Ritch, MD, discusses the application of curumin, a complimentary supplement, to the treatment of various inflammatory diseases, including its application in glaucoma.

Mary G. Lawrence, MD

Post-phaco CME risks

Views: 81

Mary G. Lawrence, MD

Post-phaco CME risks

Mary G. Lawrence, MD, Arlington, Va., discusses results of a large study of risk factors for the development of post-phaco CME.

Michael Kass, MD

OHTS at 20 years

Views: 81

Michael Kass, MD

OHTS at 20 years

Michael Kass, MD, St. Louis, Mo., discusses the evolution of the ocular hypertension treatment study over the past 20 years.

Shamik Bafna, M.D.

Number one pearl in cataract surgery

Views: 80

Shamik Bafna, M.D.

Number one pearl in cataract surgery

Shamik Bafna, M.D., Breckville, Ohio, discusses “My number one pearl in cataract surgery,” in which he shared ways to improve the overall refractive outcome.

Matteo Piovella, MD

Dual-optic IOL and paint-on corneal bandage

Views: 80

Matteo Piovella, MD

Dual-optic IOL and paint-on corneal bandage

Matteo Piovella, MD, Monza, Italy, describes the design and amplitude of the Synchrony dual-optic IOL and the stability of accommodative effect. He also describes an innovative paint-on-the-wound hydrogel corneal bandage for routine use after clear cornea cataract extraction.

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Zonular compromise and CTRs

Views: 80

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Zonular compromise and CTRs

Elizabeth Yeu, MD, Norfolk, Va., discusses zonular compromise and capsular tension rings. Tips for detection of location of zonular loss are discussed.

Jack Dodick, MD

Where Cataract Surgery is Going

Views: 80

Jack Dodick, MD

Where Cataract Surgery is Going

Jack Dodick, MD, New York, provides his perspective on trends in cataract surgery. Capsular opacification is becoming increasingly important.

Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD

New pharmacological agents for dry eye

Views: 80

Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD

New pharmacological agents for dry eye

Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, Kyoto, Japan, discusses new anti-inflammatory and mucin secretagogue treatments for dry eye.

Jorge Alió, MD, PhD

Intrastromal rings for keratoconus

Views: 80

Jorge Alió, MD, PhD

Intrastromal rings for keratoconus

Jorge Alió, MD, PhD, Alicante, Spain, compares manual to femtosecond laser created pockets for intrastromal ring segments for conservative treatment of keratoconus. 

David Gossage, MD

Micropulse laser trabeculoplasty

Views: 80

David Gossage, MD

Micropulse laser trabeculoplasty

David Gossage, MD, Hillsdale, Mich., discusses MLT, micropulse laser trabeculoplasty, a new laser treatment for glaucoma.

David Hardten, MD

Managing highly myopic refractive surgery

Views: 80

David Hardten, MD

Managing highly myopic refractive surgery

David Hardten, MD, Minneapolis, Minn., describes when to consider different sorts of refractive surgery.

Noel Alpins, MD

Corneal coupling

Views: 80

Noel Alpins, MD

Corneal coupling

Noel Alpins, MD, Sydney, Australia, describes the nature of corneal coupling and its relevance to clinical practice.

Günther Grabner, MD

Corneal inlays for presbyopia

Views: 80

Günther Grabner, MD

Corneal inlays for presbyopia

Günther Grabner, MD, Salzburg, Austria, describes different types of corneal inlays for presbyopia.

Robert Ang, MD

Visual performance of a small aperture intraocular lens

Views: 80

Robert Ang, MD

Visual performance of a small aperture intraocular lens

Robert Ang, MD, Manila, Philippines, presents a new IOL with a pinhole mask to address presbyopia.

Cynthia Roberts, PhD

Keratoconus detection using a new index

Views: 80

Cynthia Roberts, PhD

Keratoconus detection using a new index

Cynthia Roberts, PhD, Columbus, Ohio, discusses new mathematical indices for detecting early keratoconus.

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD

Herpes cornea infections: Simplex and zoster

Views: 80

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD

Herpes cornea infections: Simplex and zoster

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD, Pittsburgh, discusses key factors that differentiate simplex and zoster.

Noel Alpins, MD

Surgically induced astigmatism in cataract surgery

Views: 80

Noel Alpins, MD

Surgically induced astigmatism in cataract surgery

Noel Alpins, MD, Melbourne, Australia, discusses new data that analyzes the flattening effects of various locations of corneal cataract incisions.  

Jeffrey Whitman, MD

Visual outcomes of pseudophakes with transparent hydrogel corneal inlay

Views: 79

Jeffrey Whitman, MD

Visual outcomes of pseudophakes with transparent hydrogel corneal inlay

Jeffrey Whitman, MD, Dallas, Texas, discusses the new technology of treating presbyopia with corneal inlays.

Virender Sangwan, MD

Performing Simple Limble Epithelial Transplant (SLET)

Views: 78

Virender Sangwan, MD

Performing Simple Limble Epithelial Transplant (SLET)

Virender Sangwan, MD, India, gives tips on Simple Limble Epithelial Transplant, or SLET.

Haike Guo, MD

What you should know about incision size in phaco

Views: 78

Haike Guo, MD

What you should know about incision size in phaco

Haike Guo, MD, China, and Josh Young, MD, discuss the benefits and drawbacks of phaco using microincisions.

Pravin Vaddavalli, MD

RGP corneal molding and CXL

Views: 78

Pravin Vaddavalli, MD

RGP corneal molding and CXL

Pravin Vaddavalli, MD, Hyderabad, India, describes the influence of RGP corneal molding on assessment of CXL results

Keiki Mehta, MD

Dealing with Subluxed Lenses

Views: 78

Keiki Mehta, MD

Dealing with Subluxed Lenses

Dr Mehta describes techniques for dealing with cataracts in the context of subluxed lenses.

Anton Hommer, MD

Glaucoma progression and the role of diagnostic technology

Views: 78

Anton Hommer, MD

Glaucoma progression and the role of diagnostic technology

Anton Hommer, MD, Vienna, Austria, describes the role of glaucoma diagnostic technologies in different stages of disease.

Jeremiah Tao, MD

Eyelid and lacrimal system management in the cataract patient

Views: 78

Jeremiah Tao, MD

Eyelid and lacrimal system management in the cataract patient

Jeremiah Tao, MD, Irvine, Calif., discusses the role of correcting eyelid and lacrimal system disorders in patients who are planning to undergo cataract surgery.

Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS

Matching the IOL to the patient

Views: 77

Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS

Matching the IOL to the patient

Dr. Matossian discusses the parameters that she considers when recommending a particular IOL to a patient. A clinical questionnaire becomes part of the patient's chart, she said.

George O. Waring IV, MD, FACS

Biomedical and material changes caused by CXL

Views: 77

George O. Waring IV, MD, FACS

Biomedical and material changes caused by CXL

George O. Waring, IV, MD, FACS, Charleston, S.C., describes biomedical and material property changes to the corneal stroma as a result of crosslinking.

Minu Mathen, MD

Optimum limits and exposure time of trypan blue dye to stain anterior lens

Views: 77

Minu Mathen, MD

Optimum limits and exposure time of trypan blue dye to stain anterior lens

Minu Mathen, MD, Trivandrum, India, discusses the optimum concentration and staining time of trypan blue for maintaining anterior lens capsule elasticity in cataract surgery.

Alexander Eaton, MD

When is an eye drop really an eye drop?

Views: 77

Alexander Eaton, MD

When is an eye drop really an eye drop?

Alexander Eaton, MD, Fort Myers, Fla., discusses a novel device for measuring and analyzing eye drop application.

Davinder Grover, MD, and Ron Fellman, MD

Gonioscopy-assisted transluminal trabeculotomy (GATT)

Views: 77

Davinder Grover, MD, and Ron Fellman, MD

Gonioscopy-assisted transluminal trabeculotomy (GATT)

Davinder Grover, MD, and Ron Fellman, MD, Dallas, discuss a new glaucoma procedure, gonioscopy-assisted transluminal trabeculotomy (GATT).

Sergio Kandelman, MD

Tecnis IOLs for cataract surgery in a Rio de Janeiro practice

Views: 77

Sergio Kandelman, MD

Tecnis IOLs for cataract surgery in a Rio de Janeiro practice

Sergio Kandelman, MD, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, discusses the various Tecnis IOLs that he uses for cataract surgery in his practice.

Claudio Trindade, MD

Pinhole implant for irregular astigmatism

Views: 77

Claudio Trindade, MD

Pinhole implant for irregular astigmatism

Claudio Trindade, MD, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, discusses a novel pinhole implant for the ciliary sulcus to treat irregular corneal astigmatism in pseudophakic eyes.

Gerd Auffarth, MD

Marking the axis in cataract surgery

Views: 77

Gerd Auffarth, MD

Marking the axis in cataract surgery

Gerd Auffarth, MD, Heidelberg, Germany, discusses strategies for properly marking the axis for toric IOL implants.

David F. Chang, MD

My top five pearls

Views: 76

David F. Chang, MD

My top five pearls

EyeWorld Chief Medical Editor David F. Chang, M.D., clinical professor of ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, says that in pseudoexfoliation patients where zonules are very weak, a surgeon should consider placing a three-piece IOL in the sulcus. They also should capture the optic with the capsulorhexis to improve centration and prevent capsular phimosis.

Joao Lyra, MD

Video award for ectasia risk analysis

Views: 76

Joao Lyra, MD

Video award for ectasia risk analysis

Joao Lyra, MD, Maceio, Brazil, discusses a software application for analyzing ectasia risk prior to refractive surgery.

Rajesh Fogla, MD

DALK as much as possible

Views: 76

Rajesh Fogla, MD

DALK as much as possible

Rajesh Fogla, MD, Hyderabad, India, discusses differences between DALK and PKP and promotes DALK as a preferred procedure.

Peter T. Chang, MD

Pearls for detecting glaucoma progression

Views: 75

Peter T. Chang, MD

Pearls for detecting glaucoma progression

Peter T. Chang, MD, Houston, discusses glaucoma progression detection in both early and late disease.

Noel Alpins, MD

New (free) tools for astigmatism management

Views: 75

Noel Alpins, MD

New (free) tools for astigmatism management

Noel Alpins, MD, Melbourne, Australia, discusses free web-based tools for astigmatism management, including coupling, SIA, and toric IOL selection calculators.

Sadeer Hannush, MD

EK after failed PK

Views: 75

Sadeer Hannush, MD

EK after failed PK

Sadeer Hannush, MD, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S., discusses techniques for performing endothelial keratoplasty after a failed penetrating keratoplasty.

Richard Lindstrom, MD

The ophthalmology innovation cycle

Views: 75

Richard Lindstrom, MD

The ophthalmology innovation cycle

Richard Lindstrom, MD, Minneapolis, discusses the innovation cycle in ophthalmology and some factors playing a role in the current environment.

Steve Charles, MD

The management of diabetic maculopathy

Views: 75

Steve Charles, MD

The management of diabetic maculopathy

Steve Charles, MD, Memphis, discusses diagnostic procedures and therapies for diabetic maculopathy.

Sonia Yoo, MD

Femtosecond-assisted lamellar keratoplasty

Views: 75

Sonia Yoo, MD

Femtosecond-assisted lamellar keratoplasty

Sonia Yoo, MD, Miami, Fla., describes treatment of anterior stromal scars by femto-ALK.

Makoto Aihara, MD, PhD

Prostaglandin uses and side effects

Views: 75

Makoto Aihara, MD, PhD

Prostaglandin uses and side effects

Makoto Aihara, MD, PhD, Tokyo, discusses the uses and side effects of glaucoma treatment with prostaglandins.

Peter Fedor, MD

IOL position analyzed

Views: 74

Peter Fedor, MD

IOL position analyzed

Peter Fedor, MD, Traverse City, Mich., U.S., explains results from his study of IOL position as determined by UBM and LENSTAR

Vance Thompson, MD

Calhoun Lens: A pseudophakic adjustable refractive surgery

Views: 74

Vance Thompson, MD

Calhoun Lens: A pseudophakic adjustable refractive surgery

Vance Thompson, MD, Sioux Falls, S.D., discusses the technology of a new light-adjustable IOL.

Donald Tan, MD

Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Views: 74

Donald Tan, MD

Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Donald Tan, MD, Singapore, discusses challenges in the management of patients with Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

Joel Schuman, MD

How to use OCT in the clinical management of glaucoma

Views: 74

Joel Schuman, MD

How to use OCT in the clinical management of glaucoma

Joel Schuman, MD, New York, discusses the role of OCT in glaucoma diagnosis and management.

Peter Netland, MD, PhD

Patient satisfaction

Views: 74

Peter Netland, MD, PhD

Patient satisfaction

Peter Netland, MD, PhD, Charlottesville, Virginia, discusses patient satisfaction and factors that are important to enhance the physician/patient experience.

Kendall Donaldson, MD

Dysphotopsias

Views: 74

Kendall Donaldson, MD

Dysphotopsias

Kendall Donaldson, MD, Miami, discusses how to manage positive and negative dysphotopsias when they are encountered in cataract surgery.

Boris Malyugin, M.D.

Pearls for cataract surgery in vitrectomized eyes

Views: 73

Boris Malyugin, M.D.

Pearls for cataract surgery in vitrectomized eyes

Boris Malyugin, M.D., Moscow, talks about pearls he shared in his talks on performing cataract surgery on vitrectomized eyes and on using a stepwise approach in his lecture “Small pupils? Not a problem anymore.”

William Culbertson, MD

ReLEx SMILE FDA study update

Views: 73

William Culbertson, MD

ReLEx SMILE FDA study update

William Culbertson, MD, Miami, discusses the ReLEx SMILE technique and its applications for high myopia correction.

Gerd Auffarth, MD

Trifocal IOLs

Views: 73

Gerd Auffarth, MD

Trifocal IOLs

Gerd Auffarth, MD, Heidelberg, Germany, discusses designs and employment of trifocal IOLs.

Hungwon Tchah, MD

Comparing corneal inlays for presbyopia

Views: 73

Hungwon Tchah, MD

Comparing corneal inlays for presbyopia

Hungwon Tchah, MD, Seoul, South Korea, compares the designs, benefits, and side effects of three intrastromal inlays for presbyopia.

Juan Carlos Abad, MD

Novel strategies to improve keratoprosthesis outcomes

Views: 73

Juan Carlos Abad, MD

Novel strategies to improve keratoprosthesis outcomes

Juan Carlos Abad, MD, Medellin, Colombia, discusses intraoperative and postoperative techniques for keratoprosthesis management.

Seo Wei Leo, MD

Myopia control in children

Views: 73

Seo Wei Leo, MD

Myopia control in children

Seo Wei Leo, MD, Singapore, speaks about which interventions are effective in myopia control in children and reviews results of the ATOM and ATOM II studies.

William Trattler, MD

Managing the unhappy pseudophake with residual refractive error

Views: 73

William Trattler, MD

Managing the unhappy pseudophake with residual refractive error

William Trattler, MD, Miami, discusses approaches to address pseudophakic patients with unexpected residual refractive error.

Arturo Maldonado Junyent, MD

Pseudoexfoliation in cataract surgery

Views: 73

Arturo Maldonado Junyent, MD

Pseudoexfoliation in cataract surgery

Arturo Maldonado Junyent, MD, Cordoba, Argentina, discusses special surgical considerations with cataract surgery in the context of pseudoexfoliation.

Cathy Schanzer, MD

Mission work abroad

Views: 73

Cathy Schanzer, MD

Mission work abroad

Cathy Schanzer, MD, Memphis, Tennessee, and her husband, Tom Lewis, discuss their mission work abroad, including setting up a clinic in Sierra Leone.

David F. Chang, MD

Challenges of microinvasive glaucoma surgery

Views: 72

David F. Chang, MD

Challenges of microinvasive glaucoma surgery

David F. Chang, MD, Los Altos, California, is asked about how technically challenging microinvasive glaucoma surgery is and then reveals how he likes working with a gonio mirror during surgery.

Keith A. Walter, MD

Corneal tattoos for iris defect amelioration

Views: 72

Keith A. Walter, MD

Corneal tattoos for iris defect amelioration

Keith Walter, MD, Winston-Salem, N.C., discusses his technique of femtosecond laser assisted corneal tattooing for symptomatic relief of iris defects.

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

Beginning femtosecond cataract surgery

Views: 72

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

Beginning femtosecond cataract surgery

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, N.Y., discusses early femtosecond cataract surgery. Patient selection and early pitfalls are discussed.

 

Samaresh Srivastava, DNB

Femtosecond strategy for posterior polar cataracts

Views: 72

Samaresh Srivastava, DNB

Femtosecond strategy for posterior polar cataracts

Samaresh Srivastava, DNB, Ahmedabad, India, describes an innovative femtosecond technique to minimize capsular rupture in the setting of posterior polar cataracts. Surgical video is presented and narrated by Dr. Srivastava

Keith Barton, MD

Surgical management of pseudoexfoliative glaucoma

Views: 72

Keith Barton, MD

Surgical management of pseudoexfoliative glaucoma

Keith Barton, MD, London, U.K., describes the role of trabeculoplasty, trabeculectomy, and tube shunts in the context of pseudoexfoliative glaucoma

Marcony Santhiago, MD, PhD

Identifying proper patients for refractive surgery

Views: 72

Marcony Santhiago, MD, PhD

Identifying proper patients for refractive surgery

Marcony Santhiago, MD, PhD, Sao Paulo, Brazil, discusses ways to identify appropriate patients for refractive surgery procedures, particularly identifying those at risk for ectasia.

Richard Tipperman, MD

Incorporating intraoperative aberrometry

Views: 72

Richard Tipperman, MD

Incorporating intraoperative aberrometry

Richard Tipperman, MD, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., discusses particulars of incorporating intraoperative aberrometry into surgical practice.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Omidria: A novel drug for preventing intraoperative miosis and inflammation

Views: 72

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Omidria: A novel drug for preventing intraoperative miosis and inflammation

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, N.Y., discusses an injectable compound for reducing miosis and inflammation during cataract surgery.

Abhay R. Vasavada, MD

Femtosecond assisted cataract surgery: false horizon or final frontier?

Views: 71

Abhay R. Vasavada, MD

Femtosecond assisted cataract surgery: false horizon or final frontier?

Discussion of role of femtosecond assisted cataract surgery in special cases

Jay Pepose, MD

Comparing Mesopic Performance of Presbyopia-Correcting IOLs

Views: 71

Jay Pepose, MD

Comparing Mesopic Performance of Presbyopia-Correcting IOLs

Jay Pepose, MD presents results from his study comparing mesopic performance of different presbyopia-correcting IOL technologies

Roger F. Steinert, MD

Toric IOL misalignment: The vectors add up

Views: 70

Roger F. Steinert, MD

Toric IOL misalignment: The vectors add up

The efficacy of toric IOLs to correct astigmatism rapidly diminishes if the IOL is misaligned, Dr. Steinert says. Innovative tools, including two iPhone apps, help in identification and correction of misalignment.

James McCulley, MD

Femtosecond assisted cataract surgery in residency training

Views: 70

James McCulley, MD

Femtosecond assisted cataract surgery in residency training

James McCulley, MD, Dallas, discusses the introduction of femtosecond assisted cataract surgery into his residency training program.

Graham Barrett, MD

New Rx Formula

Views: 70

Graham Barrett, MD

New Rx Formula

Graham Barrett, MD, Perth, Australia, describes the new Rx Formula, a tool for correction of refractive surprise.

Michael Boland, MD

Telemedicine and glaucoma

Views: 70

Michael Boland, MD

Telemedicine and glaucoma

Michael Boland, MD, Baltimore, discusses the use of telemedicine in glaucoma management in developed and less developed countries.

R.D. Ravindran, MD

Improving outcomes/minimizing complications in a large volume of cataract surgeries at Aravind

Views: 70

R.D. Ravindran, MD

Improving outcomes/minimizing complications in a large volume of cataract surgeries at Aravind

R.D. Ravindran, MD, Madurai, India, discusses the use of data from a large healthcare system in understanding processes and complications in cataract surgery.

Rishi Singh, MD

EHR implementation hurdles

Views: 69

Rishi Singh, MD

EHR implementation hurdles

Rishi Singh, MD, Cleveland, discusses the implementation challenges associated with adopting a new meaningful use-compliant EHR. The hurdles are significant, and poor planning can cost a practice a great deal of money.

David D. Gossage, DO

MicroPulse laser therapy for glaucoma

Views: 69

David D. Gossage, DO

MicroPulse laser therapy for glaucoma

David D. Gossage, DO, Hillsdale, Mich., contrasts MicroPulse laser therapy with conventional glaucoma laser treatment. 

Dan Reinstein, MD

SMILE as an alternative to LASIK

Views: 69

Dan Reinstein, MD

SMILE as an alternative to LASIK

Dan Reinstein, MD, London, U.K., describes how the SMILE procedure compares to custom LASIK.

Roberto Bellucci, MD

Managing posterior capsule ruptures

Views: 69

Roberto Bellucci, MD

Managing posterior capsule ruptures

Roberto Bellucci, MD, Verona, Italy, describes his techniques for prevention and for management of ruptured posterior capsules.

Linda Christmann, MD

Addressing gender equality in ophthalmology

Views: 69

Linda Christmann, MD

Addressing gender equality in ophthalmology

Linda Christmann, MD, Bradenton, discusses inequalities among men and women in ophthalmology and the future directions for achieving equality.

William Wiley, MD

Compounded medication for cataract surgery

Views: 69

William Wiley, MD

Compounded medication for cataract surgery

William Wiley, MD, Cleveland, discusses the role of compounded medications for intraoperative and postoperative cataract surgery patients.

Francis Mah, M.D.

Current dry eye diagnostic, treatment modalities

Views: 68

Francis Mah, M.D.

Current dry eye diagnostic, treatment modalities

Francis Mah, M.D., La Jolla, Calif., sums up the symposium on “New diagnostic and treatment modalities for dry eye.”

Antonio Marihno, MD

Endothelial cell loss

Views: 68

Antonio Marihno, MD

Endothelial cell loss

Antonio Marihno, MD, Porto, Portugal, presents results from his study of endothelial cell loss following implantation of an angle-supported phakic IOL.

Jonathan H. Lass, MD

New Fuch's insights

Views: 68

Jonathan H. Lass, MD

New Fuch's insights

Jonathan H. Lass, MD, Cleveland, Ohio, discusses insights from the Fuchs’ Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy Genetics Multi-center Study.

Sonia H. Yoo, MD

Devices to aid in toric IOL orientation

Views: 68

Sonia H. Yoo, MD

Devices to aid in toric IOL orientation

Dr. Yoo describes a device and an app that can improve precision in toric IOL planning and placement. Computers finally replace the felt pen.

Cliff M. Terry, MD

Relating visual field to optic nerve head OCT

Views: 68

Cliff M. Terry, MD

Relating visual field to optic nerve head OCT

Dr. Terry shows graphical correlation between OCT nerve fiber layer thinning and visual field depression. OCT may be an excellent tool for detection of early glaucoma.

Robert J. Noecker, MD

Punctal plugs for the delivery of medication

Views: 68

Robert J. Noecker, MD

Punctal plugs for the delivery of medication

Robert J. Noecker, MD,describes the use of medicated hydrogel punctal plugs for the delivery of therapeutics for up to 3 months. The pilot study involved a fluorescein placebo.! New Technology

Christopher Starr, MD

Toric IOL in cornea disease

Views: 68

Christopher Starr, MD

Toric IOL in cornea disease

Christopher Starr, MD, New York, N.Y., discusses the indications for toric IOL implantation in various corneal diseases.

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD

How intraoperative aberrometry improved my results

Views: 68

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD

How intraoperative aberrometry improved my results

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD, Irvine, Calif., discusses intraoperative aberrometry and its role in cataract surgery.

Jonathan Lass, MD

Donor diabetes history and keratoplasty outcomes

Views: 68

Jonathan Lass, MD

Donor diabetes history and keratoplasty outcomes

Jonathan Lass, MD, Cleveland, discusses the importance of understanding the burden of diabetes in donor corneas.

Gilbert Kliman

New mobile diagnostic technologies

Views: 67

Gilbert Kliman

New mobile diagnostic technologies

Gilbert Kliman, MD, co-chair of the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit, discusses innovations in mobile diagnostics. Patients with AMD can detect progression and parents can discover evidence of early pathology in their children.

Steven Bailey, MD

OCT angiography for neovascular AMD

Views: 67

Steven Bailey, MD

OCT angiography for neovascular AMD

Steven Bailey, MD, Portland, Ore., introduces the application of OCT angiography to the management of neovascular AMD. This technique can resolve vascular nets independent of overlying and underlying vascular structures.

Jorge Alio, MD, PhD

Accomodating IOLs: How far and near do they really work?

Views: 67

Jorge Alio, MD, PhD

Accomodating IOLs: How far and near do they really work?

Jorge Alio, MD, PhD, discusses his experiences with accomodating IOLs in his practice.

Alan Crandall, MD

International outreach in ophthalmology

Views: 67

Alan Crandall, MD

International outreach in ophthalmology

Dr. Crandall discusses the challenges and goals of the Moran Eye Center's international outreach. He outlines the strategy of providing excellent results to reduce treatable blindness overseas, while educating local physicians to create sustainable centers of excellence.

Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD

ROP and the role of VEGF

Views: 67

Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD

ROP and the role of VEGF

Dr. Hartnett discusses mechanisms of angiogenesis in ROP and her insight into the use of anti-VEGFs in these cases.

Richard Davidson, MD

Femtosecond arcuate incisions: analysis of accuracy and effect

Views: 67

Richard Davidson, MD

Femtosecond arcuate incisions: analysis of accuracy and effect

Richard Davidson, MD, Aurora, Colo., U.S., discusses his study evaluating femtosecond arcuate incision accuracy and effect.

Marjan Farid, MD

The year's most interesting papers: cornea, refractive & cataract

Views: 67

Marjan Farid, MD

The year's most interesting papers: cornea, refractive & cataract

Marjan Farid, MD, Irvine, Calif., discusses two landmark papers on cataracts and physical activity as well as intraocular pressure measurements after laser refractive surgery. 

Fengju Zhang, MD

Corneal refractive surgery in China: past, present, and today

Views: 67

Fengju Zhang, MD

Corneal refractive surgery in China: past, present, and today

Fengju Zhang, MD, Beijing, China, discusses the evolution of corneal refractive surgery in China.

Jeff Grant

MU2: what's new in meaningful use

Views: 67

Jeff Grant

MU2: what's new in meaningful use

Jeff Grant, Shell, Wyo., discusses the new regulations in meaningful use.

Fritz Hengerer, MD

The telescopic IOL (iolAMD)

Views: 67

Fritz Hengerer, MD

The telescopic IOL (iolAMD)

Fritz Hengerer, MD, PhD, Frankfurt, Germany, describes a new telescopic IOL (iolAMD) for the management of non-neovascular AMD and other macular disease.

Guillermo Rocha, MD

Corneal edema and cataract surgery

Views: 67

Guillermo Rocha, MD

Corneal edema and cataract surgery

Guillermo Rocha, MD, Manitoba, Canada, discusses the management of patients at risk for post-operative corneal edema and patients with subclinical edema.

Steven Sarkisian, MD

CyPass Micro-Stent introduction

Views: 67

Steven Sarkisian, MD

CyPass Micro-Stent introduction

Steven Sarkisian, MD, Oklahoma City, discusses a new MIGS device, the CyPass Micro-Stent.

Paul McLean

A modular IOL

Views: 66

Paul McLean

A modular IOL

Paul McLean, president and CEO of ClarVista Medical, introduces a modular IOL system. An 8mm ring with integrated haptics serves as a frame to hold a modular 5.8 mm optic. The system is designed to inhibit PCO, enhance centration, and simplify optic exchange.

Anam Qureshi, MD,
 PGY 3

Resident

Views: 66

Anam Qureshi, MD,
 PGY 3

Resident

I learned about using corneal topography and how it can show ocular surface disease and other changes that must be addressed.

Osama Ibrahim, MD

ReLEx SMILE - long term results

Views: 66

Osama Ibrahim, MD

ReLEx SMILE - long term results

Osama Ibrahim, MD, Alexandria, Egypt, discusses long term results of ReLEx SMILE.

Richard Hoffman, MD

Small pupils in cataract surgery

Views: 66

Richard Hoffman, MD

Small pupils in cataract surgery

Richard Hoffman, MD, Eugene, Ore., discusses surgical management of small pupils in cataract surgery.

Roberto Bellucci, MD

A new extended depth of focus IOL

Views: 66

Roberto Bellucci, MD

A new extended depth of focus IOL

Roberto Bellucci, MD, Verona, Italy, discusses a new extended depth of focus IOL, an alternative to multifocal IOLs.

Nancey McCann and Ashley McGlone

Government relations update

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Nancey McCann and Ashley McGlone

Government relations update

Nancey McCann, the ASCRS director of government relations, and Ashley McGlone, ASCRS manager of regulatory affairs, discuss important legislative and regulatory updates pertinent to ophthalmologists.

Antonio C. L. Rodrigues, MD, PhD

Axial growth rate after surgery in congenital cataract eyes

Views: 65

Antonio C. L. Rodrigues, MD, PhD

Axial growth rate after surgery in congenital cataract eyes

Antonio C. L. Rodrigues, MD, PhD, Botucatu-SP, Brazil, presents results of a study looking at axial growth rate after congenital cataract surgery. Dr. Rodrigues uses predicted growth rates to plan for emmetropia.

Jennifer I. Lim, MD

Advances in vitreoretinal surgery

Views: 65

Jennifer I. Lim, MD

Advances in vitreoretinal surgery

Dr. Lim discusses advances in vitreoretinal surgery, including in machines, visual systems, and intraocular instruments.

Harvey Uy, MD

Nuclear fragmentation: pearls and outcomes

Views: 65

Harvey Uy, MD

Nuclear fragmentation: pearls and outcomes

Harvey Uy, MD, Makati, Philippines, describes nuclear fragmentation using femtosecond laser technology. 

Marcella Salomao, MD

Ocular surface evaluation

Views: 65

Marcella Salomao, MD

Ocular surface evaluation

Marcella Salomao, MD, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, discusses the importance of precise ocular surface evaluation, particularly paying attention to the tear film.

Edgar Leuenberger, MD

Femtosecond laser assisted glaucoma surgery (FLAGS)

Views: 65

Edgar Leuenberger, MD

Femtosecond laser assisted glaucoma surgery (FLAGS)

Edgar Leuenberger, MD, Makati City, Philippines, describes his study creating scleral flaps using the femtosecond laser.

Alice Epitropoulos, MD

Strategies for managing blepharitis in the cataract patient

Views: 65

Alice Epitropoulos, MD

Strategies for managing blepharitis in the cataract patient

Alice Epitropoulos, MD, Columbus, Ohio, discusses strategies for diagnosis and management of blepharitis and meibomian gland disease in the patient undergoing cataract surgery.

J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Pearls for astigmatism correction in cataract surgery

Views: 65

J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Pearls for astigmatism correction in cataract surgery

J. Bradley Randleman, MD, Atlanta, discusses approaches for preoperative evaluation and intraoperative techniques in astigmatism correction and also discusses the benefits of femtosecond assisted cataract surgery.

Sonu Goel, MD

Femto advantages for complex cataract surgery

Views: 65

Sonu Goel, MD

Femto advantages for complex cataract surgery

Sonu Goel, MD, Jaipur, India, describes surgical settings in which femto cataract surgery holds advantages over conventional phacoemulsification.

Seph Jensen

TearLab company update

Views: 65

Seph Jensen

TearLab company update

Seph Jensen, San Diego, discusses the role of TearLab in the diagnosis and management of ocular surface disease, and a new association with PRN Pharmaceuticals.

W. Barry Lee, MD

Contact lenses and limbal stem cells

Views: 64

W. Barry Lee, MD

Contact lenses and limbal stem cells

W. Barry Lee, MD, Atlanta, explains how to recognize signs of contact lens-associated limbal stem cell deficiency and how to treat this serious complication.

Donald T.H. Tan, MD

Director Singapore National Eye Centre

Views: 64

Donald T.H. Tan, MD

Director Singapore National Eye Centre

Donald T.H. Tan, MD, Singapore, discusses the role of OUS clinical studies in ophthalmic innovation. 

Vasudha A. Panday, MD

Refractive result of eyelid surgery

Views: 64

Vasudha A. Panday, MD

Refractive result of eyelid surgery

Vasudha A. Panday, MD, San Antonio, describes results of her study on the refractive effect of blepharoplasty.

 

Audrey Talley-Rostov, MD

Cataract surgery in the compromised cornea patient

Views: 64

Audrey Talley-Rostov, MD

Cataract surgery in the compromised cornea patient

Audrey Talley Rostov, MD, Seattle, discusses strategies for addressing compromised cornea diagnoses in the context of cataract surgery.

Bruna Ventura, MD

Ophthalmology technology in Brazil

Views: 64

Bruna Ventura, MD

Ophthalmology technology in Brazil

Bruna Ventura, MD, Recife, Brazil, discusses the difference between Brazil and other countries in using new technologies, particularly the femtosecond laser.

Armando Crema, MD

Femto for challenging cataract cases

Views: 64

Armando Crema, MD

Femto for challenging cataract cases

Armando Crema, MD, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, discusses using the femtosecond laser for difficult and challenging cases in cataract surgery, particularly in high hyperopia and for white cataracts.

Norbert Pfeiffer, MD

Aging and glaucoma

Views: 64

Norbert Pfeiffer, MD

Aging and glaucoma

Norbert Pfeiffer, MD, Mainz, Germany, describes the histopathologic similarities between aging and glaucoma and speaks about the relevance to clinical practice.

Dimitri Chernyak

Corneal techniques for presbyopia correction

Views: 64

Dimitri Chernyak

Corneal techniques for presbyopia correction

Dimitri Chernyak, PhD, Santa Clara, California, discusses new technology for presbyopia correction at the corneal plane.

Oliver Findl, MD

New approaches to pre- and intraoperative biometry

Views: 64

Oliver Findl, MD

New approaches to pre- and intraoperative biometry

Oliver Findl, MD, Vienna, Austria, discusses optical biometry with integrated OCT and a novel continuous intraoperative OCT to determine IOL position.

Mike P. Holzer, MD

Supractor FemtoLASIK for Presbyopia

Views: 63

Mike P. Holzer, MD

Supractor FemtoLASIK for Presbyopia

Mike P. Holzer, MD, Heidelberg, Germany, discusses a new LASIK protocol for correction of presbyopia. Emmetropic and monovision goals are discussed.

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Crosslinking for infectious keratitis

Views: 63

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Crosslinking for infectious keratitis

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD, Geneva, Switzerland, demonstrates remarkable success in treating bacterial keratitis with collagen crosslinking. Antibiosis mechanisms and treatment modifications are discussed.

Samuel Masket, MD

A New IOL for Avoiding Dysphotopsias

Views: 63

Samuel Masket, MD

A New IOL for Avoiding Dysphotopsias

Samuel Masket, MD, Beverly Hills, Calif., U.S., explains the difference between positive and negative dysphotopsias and presents an IOL designed to minimize negative dysphotopsias

Sarkis Soukiasian, MD

Performing cataract surgery in a patient with uveitis

Views: 63

Sarkis Soukiasian, MD

Performing cataract surgery in a patient with uveitis

Sarkis Soukiasian, MD, Burlington, Mass., discusses preoperative management of uveitis, an essential part of cataract surgery.

Paul Kang, MD

Astigmatism correction with the TECNIS Symfony Toric IOL

Views: 63

Paul Kang, MD

Astigmatism correction with the TECNIS Symfony Toric IOL

Paul Kang, MD, Chevy Chase, Maryland, describes management of astigmatism concurrently with presbyopia with a new extended depth of focus IOL.

Donald Tan, MD

What’s next for Asia Cornea Society

Views: 62

Donald Tan, MD

What’s next for Asia Cornea Society

Donald Tan, MD, Singapore, reveals the aim of the Asia Cornea Society Infectious Keratitis Study (ACSIKS).

Gilles Lesieur, MD

CME after MICS

Views: 62

Gilles Lesieur, MD

CME after MICS

Gilles Lesieur, MD, Albi, France, describes CME rates after MICS for different IOLs and compares MICS CME frequency with that of conventional phaco.

Edward J. Holland, MD

Limbal stem cell disease

Views: 62

Edward J. Holland, MD

Limbal stem cell disease

Edward J. Holland, MD, Cincinnati, Ohio, discusses limbal stem cell transplantation and keratoprosthesis as options for severe ocular surface disease.

Maite Sainz de la Maza, MD

A new commercial cyclosporine for dry eye in Europe

Views: 62

Maite Sainz de la Maza, MD

A new commercial cyclosporine for dry eye in Europe

Maite Sainz de la Maza, MD, Barcelona, Spain, discusses the European approval of a new 1% topical cyclosporine commercial preparation.

Abhay Vasavada, M.D.

Multifocality lenses on the market

Views: 61

Abhay Vasavada, M.D.

Multifocality lenses on the market

Abhay Vasavada, M.D., Ahmedabad, India, says companies are bringing multifocality lens into the market mainly for distance and intermediate vision, producing clearer vision. He discussed the topic in his talk Multifocal IOL — one haptic out of the bag.

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, Intraocular Surgery, Cataract surgery

The Malyugin/Cionni CTR

Views: 61

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, Intraocular Surgery, Cataract surgery

The Malyugin/Cionni CTR

The venerable Cionni ring has been modified by Dr. Malyugin to make fixation even easier. Dr. Malyugin discusses pearls for insertion of the ring.

Luther L. Fry, MD

Moderating IOP spikes after phaco

Views: 61

Luther L. Fry, MD

Moderating IOP spikes after phaco

Luther L. Fry, MD, Garden City, Kan., presents a comparison of medications for moderating IOP spikes after phacoemulsification.

Helen Wu, MD

Presbyopia correcting options in cataract surgery

Views: 61

Helen Wu, MD

Presbyopia correcting options in cataract surgery

Helen Wu, MD, Boston, Mass., discusses the options for approaching presbyopia correction in cataract patients.

Ronald Krueger, MD

Real-time wavefront aberrometry

Views: 61

Ronald Krueger, MD

Real-time wavefront aberrometry

Ronald Krueger, MD, Cleveland, discusses a novel intraoperative, real-time aberrometry device.

Mark Greiner, MD

Troutman Lecture: Diabetes increases risk of unsuccessful graft preparation in DMEK

Views: 61

Mark Greiner, MD

Troutman Lecture: Diabetes increases risk of unsuccessful graft preparation in DMEK

Mark Greiner, MD, Iowa City, Iowa, discusses the new finding of increased risk of Descemet tears in graft preparation in DMEK surgery in donor tissue with diabetes mellitus.

Roger Dailey, MD

The realm of tearing: various causes and ways to treat

Views: 61

Roger Dailey, MD

The realm of tearing: various causes and ways to treat

Roger Dailey, MD, Portland, Ore., discusses techniques for diagnosis and treatment of various causes of epiphora.

Jack Holladay, MD

Managing residual astigmatism after toric IOL

Views: 61

Jack Holladay, MD

Managing residual astigmatism after toric IOL

Jack Holladay, MD, Bellaire, Texas, discusses strategies for managing residual astigmatism after a toric IOL implant.

Michael Belin, MD

A new system for grading keratoconus

Views: 61

Michael Belin, MD

A new system for grading keratoconus

Michael Belin, MD, Marana, Arizona, introduces a new multivariant system for grading keratoconus.

Tal Raviv, MD

AC tear: What do I do with the Toric IOL?

Views: 61

Tal Raviv, MD

AC tear: What do I do with the Toric IOL?

Tal Raviv, MD, New York, discusses how to proceed with toric IOL management in the presence of anterior capsular tear.

Mitchell Weikert, MD

Managing corneal neovascularization

Views: 61

Mitchell Weikert, MD

Managing corneal neovascularization

Mitchell Weikert, MD, Houston, discusses techniques for approaching corneal neovascularization.

Jim Mazzo

Spotlight on Refractive Cataract Surgery

Views: 60

Jim Mazzo

Spotlight on Refractive Cataract Surgery

Jim Mazzo, retired president of Abbott Medical Optics and executive chair of Acufocus, Santa Ana, Calif., says innovation has many founders, including technology, service, the ability to take technology to the next level through ad-ons or advancements with the customer, and great science coupled with the ability to have access to it. He also says the principle to ensuring success is good science.

Stephen Klyce, PhD

Quality of vision after correction of extreme errors

Views: 60

Stephen Klyce, PhD

Quality of vision after correction of extreme errors

Stephen Klyce, PhD, Port Washington, N.Y., discusses the evolution of laser refractive surgery and its relation to high refractive errors.

Soosan Jacob, MS, DNB, FRCS

Pre-Descemet's endothelial keratoplasty

Views: 60

Soosan Jacob, MS, DNB, FRCS

Pre-Descemet's endothelial keratoplasty

Soosan Jacob, MS, DNB, FRCS, Chennai, India, describes pre-Descemet's endothelial keratoplasty and shows animations and surgical video of this new procedure.

Thomas Albini, MD

Anterior uveitis

Views: 60

Thomas Albini, MD

Anterior uveitis

Thomas Albini, MD, Miami, explains modern techniques for managing anterior uveitis. 

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

What's new

Views: 60

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

What's new

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, N.Y., discusses new products and devices in cataract/IOL surgery. 

Michael Girard, MD

Glaucoma and corneal biomechanics

Views: 60

Michael Girard, MD

Glaucoma and corneal biomechanics

Michael Girard, MD, Singapore, describes the relationship between corneal biomechanics and glaucoma pathophysiology.

Sandra Belalcazar Rey, MD

PASCAL laser trabeculoplasty vs. SLT for open-angle glaucoma

Views: 60

Sandra Belalcazar Rey, MD

PASCAL laser trabeculoplasty vs. SLT for open-angle glaucoma

Sandra Belalcazar Rey, MD, Bogota, Colombia, compares outcomes for patients undergoing PASCAL laser trabeculoplasty against those who have undergone SLT for open angle glaucoma.

Joel Schuman, MD

Relationship in glaucoma between structure and function

Views: 60

Joel Schuman, MD

Relationship in glaucoma between structure and function

Joel Schuman, MD, New York, discusses the relationship in glaucoma between structure and function, looking at both OCT and visual field.

Jod Mehta, MD

Lamellar laser surgery

Views: 59

Jod Mehta, MD

Lamellar laser surgery

Jod Mehta, MD, Singapore, reports an innovative technique for femtosecond laser endothelial harvest from the posterior cornea. Lamellar keratoplasty is, however, challenging in very edematous corneas.

Justis P. Ehlers, MD

Intraoperative OCT

Views: 59

Justis P. Ehlers, MD

Intraoperative OCT

Justis P. Ehlers, MD, Cleveland, describes a system for recording OCT during intraocular surgery. OCT guidance led to a change in surgery in a substantial number of cases.

Marc A. Moore, MD

Amniotic Membrane Contact Lens

Views: 59

Marc A. Moore, MD

Amniotic Membrane Contact Lens

Dr. Moore describes the use of an amniotic membrane contact lens in the treatment of corneal surface disease.

Charles D. Reilly, MD

Why I put down my knife: femto LRI and AK

Views: 59

Charles D. Reilly, MD

Why I put down my knife: femto LRI and AK

Charles D. Reilly, MD, San Antonio, has stopped performing bladed LRIs in favor of femto AK. He explains the advantages of this approach.

Ioannis G. Pallikaris, MD

Emmetropia: Perfect imperfection

Views: 59

Ioannis G. Pallikaris, MD

Emmetropia: Perfect imperfection

Ioannis G. Pallikaris, MD, PhD, Heraklion, Crete, explains why emmetropia cannot and should not equate to optical perfection.

Oliver Findl, MD

Intraoperative anterior segment OCT

Views: 59

Oliver Findl, MD

Intraoperative anterior segment OCT

Oliver Findl, MD, Vienna, Austria, describes a novel continuous intraoperative spectral domain OCT

Matt Oliva, MD

Nonstandard uses of corneal tissue in the developing world

Views: 59

Matt Oliva, MD

Nonstandard uses of corneal tissue in the developing world

Matt Oliva, MD, Medford, Ore., discusses the use of irradiated and glycerin soaked tissue in areas where fresh tissue may not be readily available.

Alessandra Chaves, MD

Indications in keratoconus patients

Views: 59

Alessandra Chaves, MD

Indications in keratoconus patients

Alessandra Chaves, MD, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, discusses when to use crosslinking and when to use intrastromal ring segments in patients with keratoconus.

Ruth Williams, MD

How changing payment models affect ophthalmologists

Views: 59

Ruth Williams, MD

How changing payment models affect ophthalmologists

Ruth Williams, MD, Wheaton, Ill., describes the shift from a fee for service-based payment system to a value-based payment system and how this will impact physicians in all areas of medicine. 

Richard Davidson, MD

Automated alignment systems for toric IOLs

Views: 59

Richard Davidson, MD

Automated alignment systems for toric IOLs

Richard Davidson, MD, Aurora, Colo., describes the use and benefits of automated alignment systems for toric IOLs.

Vicken Karageozian, MD

Integrin-targeted therapy for retinal disease

Views: 59

Vicken Karageozian, MD

Integrin-targeted therapy for retinal disease

Vicken Karageozian, MD, San Juan Capistrano, Calif., discusses integrin-targeted therapy for vitreomacular traction and other retinal indications. 

Anthony Aldave, MD

Keratoprosthesis as initial surgery

Views: 59

Anthony Aldave, MD

Keratoprosthesis as initial surgery

Anthony Aldave, MD, Los Angeles, presents a comparison of keratoprosthesis as initial surgery to keratoprosthesis following failed penetrating keratoplasty.

Jorge Alio, MD, PhD

Cataract surgery complicated by bleeding

Views: 59

Jorge Alio, MD, PhD

Cataract surgery complicated by bleeding

Jorge Alio, MD, PhD, Alicante, Spain, discusses cataract surgeries complicated by bleeding.

Susan MacDonald, MD

Involvement in WIO

Views: 59

Susan MacDonald, MD

Involvement in WIO

Susan MacDonald, MD, Burlington, Massachusetts, the incoming president of WIO, discusses her involvement with WIO and her goals for the future.

Sonal Tuli, MD

Alternatives to keratoplasty

Views: 59

Sonal Tuli, MD

Alternatives to keratoplasty

Sonal Tuli, MD, Gainesville, Fla., discusses treatment approaches for various corneal conditions to help avoid keratoplasty.

Christopher E. Starr, MD

Managing residual refractive errors

Views: 58

Christopher E. Starr, MD

Managing residual refractive errors

Christopher E. Starr, MD, New York, describes his approach for the management of residual refractive errors after cataract surgery. Both PRK and LRI are discussed.

Richard Rosen, MD

Adaptive optics SLO vs. OCTA

Views: 58

Richard Rosen, MD

Adaptive optics SLO vs. OCTA

Richard Rosen, MD, New York, compares adaptive optics SLO with SSADA OCT angiography.

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

Tips for multifocal IOL implantation

Views: 57

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

Tips for multifocal IOL implantation

Eric D. Donnenfeld, M.D., clinical professor of ophthalmology, New York University, and private practice, Long Island, New York, offers pearls for treating complicated cataract cases. His tips for multifocal IOL implantation include protecting the capsule, preventing vitreous traction and making sure the IOL is well-centered.

Anthony J. Aldave, MD

All about keratoprosthesis

Views: 57

Anthony J. Aldave, MD

All about keratoprosthesis

Dr. Aldave spoke at and chaired a course on the role and use of keratoprosthesis, including appropriate patient selection, surgical technique, and postoperative management. Dr. Aldave specifically spoke about complications.

KV Satyamurthy, MD

Long-term outcomes of glued scleral-fixated IOLs

Views: 57

KV Satyamurthy, MD

Long-term outcomes of glued scleral-fixated IOLs

KV Satyamurthy, MD, Hubli, India, presents results of his study of long-term outcomes of glued scleral-fixated IOLs.

Michael Belin, MD

Sensitivity and specificity of multiple parameters for diagnosing keratoconus

Views: 57

Michael Belin, MD

Sensitivity and specificity of multiple parameters for diagnosing keratoconus

Michael Belin, MD, Tucson, Ariz., U.S., discusses the importance of making distinctions between diagnosis and screening for keratoconus.

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

PACK-CXL for corneal infections

Views: 57

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

PACK-CXL for corneal infections

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD, Zurich, Switzerland, discusses novel techniques in managing infectious keratitis via collagen crosslinking.

Steve Vold, MD

New therapeutic delivery devices for glaucoma

Views: 57

Steve Vold, MD

New therapeutic delivery devices for glaucoma

Steve Vold, MD, Fayetteville, Ark., describes new medication depot devices for glaucoma treatment.

John Hovanesian, MD

Digital technologies to interface with patients outside the office

Views: 57

John Hovanesian, MD

Digital technologies to interface with patients outside the office

John Hovanesian, MD, Laguna Hills, Calif., discusses a digital platform to interface with patients after and prior to their office visits.

Mauricio Maia, MD

Evidence-based anti-VEGF treatment

Views: 57

Mauricio Maia, MD

Evidence-based anti-VEGF treatment

Mauricio Maia, MD, Sao Paulo, Brazil, discusses evidence based anti-VEGF treatment protocols.

Dimitri Chernyak, PhD

Wavefront technology in refractive surgery

Views: 57

Dimitri Chernyak, PhD

Wavefront technology in refractive surgery

Dimitri Chernyak, PhD, Santa Clara, California, discusses how wavefront technology can enhance measurement of high order aberrations in the refractive surgery patient.

Kamal Kishore, MD

How to perform an intravitreal injection

Views: 57

Kamal Kishore, MD

How to perform an intravitreal injection

Kamal Kishore, MD, Peoria, Ilinois, discusses the technique for performing an intravitreal injection.

John Pinto, MD

Frugal innovation in ophthalmology

Views: 56

John Pinto, MD

Frugal innovation in ophthalmology

John Pinto of J. Pinto & Associates, Inc., San Diego, Calif., talks about the importance of frugal innovation in ophthalmology.

Marc Kirshbaum, COO

A novel molecule for choroidal neovascularization

Views: 56

Marc Kirshbaum, COO

A novel molecule for choroidal neovascularization

Marc Kirshbaum, COO of Allegro Ophthalmics, discusses a novel molecule to treat choroidal neovascularization and associated macular edema. Mr. Kirshbaum describes integrin peptide therapy that does not rely on VEGF receptors.

Charles D. Reilly, MD

Ocular sealant evaluation compared with suture closure

Views: 56

Charles D. Reilly, MD

Ocular sealant evaluation compared with suture closure

Charles D. Reilly, MD, San Antonio, Texas, presents results of a study comparing ocular sealant with suture closure for clear corneal wounds. 

Kendall Donaldson, MD

Patient interactions in cataract surgery complications

Views: 56

Kendall Donaldson, MD

Patient interactions in cataract surgery complications

Kendall Donaldson, MD, Plantation, Fla., discusses patient counseling when cataract surgery doesn't go as planned.

Antonio Marinho, MD, PhD

Explantation of phakic IOLs

Views: 56

Antonio Marinho, MD, PhD

Explantation of phakic IOLs

Antonio Marinho, MD, PhD, Porto, Portugal, discusses causes and management of explantation of phakic IOLs.

Joel S. Schuman, MD

Advances in Imaging for Glaucoma

Views: 55

Joel S. Schuman, MD

Advances in Imaging for Glaucoma

Joel S. Schuman, M.D., F.A.C.S., Chairman of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh, Director of UPMC Eye Center, discusses the use of optical coherence tomography (OCT) for detecting glaucoma and predicting glaucoma progression.

Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE

Refractive incisions with the femtosecond laser

Views: 55

Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE

Refractive incisions with the femtosecond laser

Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE, Cleveland, Ohio, describes the sort of refractive incisions possible with the femtosecond laser and explains how he decides who should get a toric IOL and who should get femtosecond AKs.

Antonio Marinho, MD, PhD

Overcoming the challenges of phakic IOLs

Views: 55

Antonio Marinho, MD, PhD

Overcoming the challenges of phakic IOLs

Antonio Marinho, MD, PhD, Porto, Portugal, discusses phakic IOL concerns and the manners in which they will be addressed.

Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD

Perioperative management of the ocular surface

Views: 55

Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD

Perioperative management of the ocular surface

Dr. Rajpal, MD discusses the importance of ocular surface management to preoperative biometry, visual outcome, and postoperative comfort.

Irving M. Raber, MD

Infectious Keratitis for the Comprehensive Ophthalmologist

Views: 55

Irving M. Raber, MD

Infectious Keratitis for the Comprehensive Ophthalmologist

Irving M. Raber, MD, Bala Cynwyd, Penn., discusses how medical context dictates therapy for patients with infectious keratitis.

William Trattler, MD

Initial reactions to femtosecond laser use in practice

Views: 55

William Trattler, MD

Initial reactions to femtosecond laser use in practice

William Trattler, MD, Miami, Fla., U.S., discusses initial reactions and impact of incorporating a femtosecond laser into his practice.

Richard Davidson, MD

Analysis of femtosecond arcuate incision depth

Views: 55

Richard Davidson, MD

Analysis of femtosecond arcuate incision depth

Richard Davidson, MD, Denver, discusses the results of a trial evaluating incision depth and outcomes with femtosecond laser arcuate incisions.

Ronald Yeoh, MD

Safety of femtosecond capsulotomy

Views: 55

Ronald Yeoh, MD

Safety of femtosecond capsulotomy

Ronald Yeoh, MD, Singapore, describes the safety of the femtosecond laser capsulotomy and surgical approaches to keep in mind when adopting this technique. 

George Beiko, MD

In-the-bag-complications: material, opacifications, and glistening

Views: 55

George Beiko, MD

In-the-bag-complications: material, opacifications, and glistening

George Beiko, MD, Ontario, Canada, discusses factors leading to IOL opacification and how to identify and prevent them.

Amit Porwal, MD

'Top Gun' session on hypermature cataracts

Views: 55

Amit Porwal, MD

'Top Gun' session on hypermature cataracts

Amit Porwal, MD, Belgaum, India, describes his techniques for dealing with hypermature cataracts.

Christina Weng, MD

AMD for the comprehensive ophthalmologist

Views: 55

Christina Weng, MD

AMD for the comprehensive ophthalmologist

Christina Weng, MD, Houston, discusses diagnosis and management of non-neovascular AMD.

Gary J. L. Foster, MD

MIGS

Views: 54

Gary J. L. Foster, MD

MIGS

Dr. Foster discusses surgical tips and personal experience with MIGS devices. The operative gonioscopy mirror may be the biggest hurdle, he said.

Roberto Caputo, MD

Unusually low prevalence of keratoconus in patients with vernal keratoconjunctivitis

Views: 54

Roberto Caputo, MD

Unusually low prevalence of keratoconus in patients with vernal keratoconjunctivitis

Roberto Caputo, MD, Florence, Italy, discusses a series of patients who had an unexpectedly low incidence of keratoconus in cases of vernal keratoconjunctivitis.

Antonio Marinho, MD, PhD

When to select phakic IOLs

Views: 54

Antonio Marinho, MD, PhD

When to select phakic IOLs

Antonio Marinho, MD, PhD, Porto, Portugal, describes his experience with phakic IOLs, when to use them, and which is the best prototype.

Jaime Aramberri, MD

IOL calculation in eyes with phakic IOLs

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Jaime Aramberri, MD

IOL calculation in eyes with phakic IOLs

Jaime Aramberri, MD, San Sebastian, Spain, discusses IOL calculation in cataractous eyes with phakic IOLs.

Tun Kuan Yeo, MD

Piggyback IOL power calculation

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Tun Kuan Yeo, MD

Piggyback IOL power calculation

Tun Kuan Yeo, MD, Singapore, compares a number of methods of power calculation for piggyback IOLs.

Arun Gulani, MD

Diagnosis and management of corneal scars

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Arun Gulani, MD

Diagnosis and management of corneal scars

Arun Gulani, MD, Jacksonville, Fla., describes classification and treatment of corneal scars.

Ronald Krueger

Basic LASIK preoperative evaluation

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Ronald Krueger

Basic LASIK preoperative evaluation

Ronald Krueger, MD, Cleveland, discusses the salient points for basic preoperative evaluation for refractive surgery.

Pablo Artal, MD

An accommodating triplet IOL

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Pablo Artal, MD

An accommodating triplet IOL

Pablo Artal, MD, Murcia, Spain, presents results of his study of a “high gain” triplet IOL. This lens requires little deformation to exhibit substantial accommodative amplitude.

E. Ann Rose

Planning for ICD-10

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E. Ann Rose

Planning for ICD-10

ICD-10 is unavoidable and coming in October to your practice. E. Ann Rose, Duncanville, Texas, discusses planning for this change.

Michael Lawless, MD

Angle supported phakic IOLs

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Michael Lawless, MD

Angle supported phakic IOLs

Michael Lawless, MD, discusses his experience with angle supported phakic IOLs and how these compare to sulcus supported phakic IOLs.

George Spaeth, MD

How to introduce MIGS to a patient

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George Spaeth, MD

How to introduce MIGS to a patient

George Spaeth, MD, Philadelphia, Pa., gives an example of how best to approach a patient discussion when planning for MIGS surgery.

Hunter Newsom, MD

Light-adjustable IOLs

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Hunter Newsom, MD

Light-adjustable IOLs

Hunter Newsom, MD, Tampa, Fla., discusses a novel type of intraocular lens whose refractive power may be adjusted after surgical implantation.

Marlene Moster, MD

Career challenges as a female ophthalmologist

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Marlene Moster, MD

Career challenges as a female ophthalmologist

Marlene Moster, MD, Philadelphia, reflects on her career and the challenges she has faced as a female ophthalmologist. 

Keith Barton, MD

Tubes, shunts, and MIGS plus

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Keith Barton, MD

Tubes, shunts, and MIGS plus

Keith Barton, MD, London, discusses the relative roles of tubes, shunts, and MIGS plus.

Jullia Rosdahl, MD, PhD

Glaucoma: artifact, anomaly, or disease

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Jullia Rosdahl, MD, PhD

Glaucoma: artifact, anomaly, or disease

Jullia Rosdahl, MD, PhD, Durham, N.C., discusses the interpretation of data in glaucoma testing.

Dandapani Ramamurthy, MD

Femto capsulotomy: Problems and solutions

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Dandapani Ramamurthy, MD

Femto capsulotomy: Problems and solutions

Dandapani Ramamurthy, MD, Coimbatore, India, discusses problems particular to femtosecond capsulotomy and how to address these.

Jod Mehta, MD

Ex vivo migration of corneal endothelial cells

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Jod Mehta, MD

Ex vivo migration of corneal endothelial cells

Jod Mehta, MD, Singapore, discusses a study to evaluate migration patterns of corneal endothelial cells.

George N. Magrath, MD

iPhone slitlamp adapter

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George N. Magrath, MD

iPhone slitlamp adapter

George N. Magrath, MD, Charleston, South Carolina, demonstrates his iPhone Slitlamp Adapter for anterior segment photography.

W. Barry Lee, MD

Corneal considerations in cataract surgery

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W. Barry Lee, MD

Corneal considerations in cataract surgery

The best management of complications is avoiding them. Dr. Lee speaks about how to identify corneal pathologies that can complicate cataract surgery.

Feilin Zhu, MD
, PGY 3

Resident

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Feilin Zhu, MD
, PGY 3

Resident

I learned about the importance of treating ocular surface disease and lubricating well. These have a big impact on biometry, and you want to have a very precise measurement.

Dan B. Tran, MD

Intraoperative aberrometry and toric IOLs

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Dan B. Tran, MD

Intraoperative aberrometry and toric IOLs

Dr. Tran discusses results of his study on the impact of intraoperative aberrometry in toric IOL surgery. He also outlines the particular advantage for T5 and above.

Ronald Yeoh, MD

APACRS Masterclasses

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Ronald Yeoh, MD

APACRS Masterclasses

Dr Yeoh describes the APACRS Masterclasses and how they differ from usual conference courses

Keiki Mehta, MD

Advantages of Microincision Cataract Surgery

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Keiki Mehta, MD

Advantages of Microincision Cataract Surgery

Dr Mehta summarizes his Masterclass on advantages of sub-2.2mm cataract surgery.

Ronald Krueger, MD

Spectrum of custom LASIK options

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Ronald Krueger, MD

Spectrum of custom LASIK options

Ronald Krueger, MD, Cleveland, Ohio, describes his experience with topography-guided ablation and how it compares with other custom laser refractive procedures.

Tamara Fountain, MD

Risk management for the ophthalmologist

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Tamara Fountain, MD

Risk management for the ophthalmologist

Tamara Fountain, MD, Chicago, reviews the role misdiagnosis plays in malpractice and the elements of informed consent.

Douglas Koch, MD

Presbyopia correction: what's new in 2015

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Douglas Koch, MD

Presbyopia correction: what's new in 2015

Douglas Koch, MD, Houston, discusses several corneal inlays, as well as new IOL designs to correct presbyopia. 

Jonathan Rubenstein, MD

Techniques for the soft, medium, and dense nucleus

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Jonathan Rubenstein, MD

Techniques for the soft, medium, and dense nucleus

Jonathan Rubenstein, MD, Chicago, discusses surgical approaches for various types of cataracts.

Laura Periman, MD

Corneal nerves in ocular surface disease

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Laura Periman, MD

Corneal nerves in ocular surface disease

Laura Periman, MD, Redmond, Wash., discusses the growing understanding of the role of corneal nerve architecture in ocular surface disease.

Neel Desai, MD

ProKera variants

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Neel Desai, MD

ProKera variants

Neel Desai, MD, Largo, Fla. discusses different ProKera (Bio-Tissue, Inc., Miami, Fla.) products and the clinical contexts for which they are suited.

Steven Dewey, MD

Cataract surgery for glaucoma

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Steven Dewey, MD

Cataract surgery for glaucoma

IOP reduction seems to be inherent to cataract surgery. Dr. Dewey discusses clinical employment of this finding and describes which patients benefit most.

Joseph Tauber, MD

Outcomes of the OPUS-2 trial for dry eye treatment

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Joseph Tauber, MD

Outcomes of the OPUS-2 trial for dry eye treatment

Joseph Tauber, MD, Kansas City, Mo., discusses the OPUS-2 trial and novel T cell pathway modulators.

Robert Ang, MD

Prospective study of presbyopia LASIK

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Robert Ang, MD

Prospective study of presbyopia LASIK

Robert Ang, MD, Makati City, Philippines, discusses results of his prospective study of presbyopia LASIK for myopic presbyopes.

Ioannis Pallikaris, MD

Options for presbyopia correction 2015

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Ioannis Pallikaris, MD

Options for presbyopia correction 2015

Ioannis Pallikaris, MD, Crete, Greece, discusses the various options for presbyopia correction today.

Barry Seibel, MD

Phacodynamics

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Barry Seibel, MD

Phacodynamics

Barry Seibel, MD, Los Angeles, describes how to manipulate phacodynamic parameters.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Drug delivery devices

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Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Drug delivery devices

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, N.Y., emphasizes the importance of new drug delivery devices.

Deborah Bernstein, MD

Working in private practice

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Deborah Bernstein, MD

Working in private practice

Deborah Bernstein, MD, Waukesha, Wisconsin, discusses working in private practice.

Michael Belin, MD

Novel tomographic parameters for determination of ectasia progression

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Michael Belin, MD

Novel tomographic parameters for determination of ectasia progression

Michael Belin, MD, Marana, Arizona, discusses the ABCD classification system for keratoconus and how it can be used to track progression.

Richard L. Lindstrom, MD

How to create a start-up

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Richard L. Lindstrom, MD

How to create a start-up

Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, Minnesota Eye Consultants, describes the steps of taking an idea from prototype to production. Financial and regulatory hurdles are discussed.

Nancy Dorrier

Authentic Leadership

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Nancy Dorrier

Authentic Leadership

Nancy Dorrier, Charlotte, N.C., discusses how to lead with authenticity and the value of being in the moment with patients and a surgical team.

Eydie Miller-Ellis, MD

IOP lowering of ONO 9054 vs. latanoprost

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Eydie Miller-Ellis, MD

IOP lowering of ONO 9054 vs. latanoprost

Eydie Miller-Ellis, MD, Philadelphia, discusses a novel prostaglandin for IOP lowering.

Helen Wu, MD

Identification and management of squamous conjunctival tumors

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Helen Wu, MD

Identification and management of squamous conjunctival tumors

Helen Wu, MD, Boston, discusses techniques for diagnosing and managing squamous conjunctival tumors.

Kerry Solomon, MD

Toric IOL Orientation

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Kerry Solomon, MD

Toric IOL Orientation

Kerry D. Solomon, MD discusses MEASUREMENT AND SURGICAL PLANNING for toric IOL implantation.

Gary J. L. Foster, MD

Intraoperative aberrometry on 200 eyes

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Gary J. L. Foster, MD

Intraoperative aberrometry on 200 eyes

Gary J.L. Foster, MD, Fort Collins, Colo., reviews clinical results of 200 eyes using an intraoperative aberrometer. The surgical plan was modified frequently.

Vardhaman Kankariya, MD

Crosslinking, PTK, and epithelial masking

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Vardhaman Kankariya, MD

Crosslinking, PTK, and epithelial masking

Vardhaman Kankariya, MD, Pune, India, describes the Crete protocol of transepithelial PTK with collagen crosslinking.

Anton Hommer, MD

Role of surgery in the new EGS guidelines

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Anton Hommer, MD

Role of surgery in the new EGS guidelines

Anton Hommer, MD, Vienna, Austria, discusses the European Glaucoma Society (EGS) guidelines, which emphasize population parameters in glaucoma therapy. Dr. Hommer describes the role of surgery in this context.

Renato de Natale, MD

The economic burden of glaucoma

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Renato de Natale, MD

The economic burden of glaucoma

Renato de Natale, MD, Monselice, Italy, describes the economic burden of inappropriate treatment of glaucoma as it relates to demographic change.

Hugh Taylor, MD

Developments in the prevention of blindness

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Hugh Taylor, MD

Developments in the prevention of blindness

Hugh Taylor, MD, Melbourne, Australia, discusses the prevalence of worldwide blindness and approaches to improving detection and treatment.

A. John Kanellopoulos, MD

High fluence collagen crosslinking

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A. John Kanellopoulos, MD

High fluence collagen crosslinking

A. John Kanellopoulos, MD, Athens, Greece, tells Josh Young, MD, about his crosslinking patients, and explains high fluence collagen crosslinking. Dr. Kanellopoulos then explains how the risks, benefits and indications differ from standard collagen crosslinking.

Nick Mamalis, MD

Ways to prevent and treat TASS

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Nick Mamalis, MD

Ways to prevent and treat TASS

Nick Mamalis, MD, Salt Lake City, Utah, talks to Josh Young, MD, about how TASS typically presents and how it differs from an infectious etiology, as well as the most common causes of the syndrome. Dr. Mamalis also recommends ways to prevent and treat TASS.

Noel Alpins, M.B., B.S., D.O. (MELB), F.R.A.N.Z.C.O., F.R.A.C.S., F.R.C.Ophth., F.A.C.S.and George Stamatelatos, B.Sc. Optom

Multi-model toric IOL calculator

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Noel Alpins, M.B., B.S., D.O. (MELB), F.R.A.N.Z.C.O., F.R.A.C.S., F.R.C.Ophth., F.A.C.S.and George Stamatelatos, B.Sc. Optom

Multi-model toric IOL calculator

Noel Alpins, MB, BS, DO (MELB), FRANZCO, FRACS, FRCOphth, FACS, and George Stamatelatos, BSc Optom, Melbourne, Australia, introduce a web-based toric IOL calculator that not only provides the appropriate IOL power but also allows for comparative residual error calculation, allowing the ophthalmologist to choose the IOL model that will yield the least residual refractive error.

Jonathan H. Lass, MD

Donor tissue and donor age

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Jonathan H. Lass, MD

Donor tissue and donor age

Jonathan H. Lass, MD, Cleveland, Ohio, discusses insights results from a study looking at graft survival and donor age.

Alan E. Reider, JD, MPH

Legal Concerns for 2014

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Alan E. Reider, JD, MPH

Legal Concerns for 2014

Mr. Reider discusses the Sunshine Law and other concerns for practicing ophthalmologists.