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Suven Bhattacharjee, MS, DO, DNB, FRF

A new iris ring design

Views: 2642

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.

Gede Pardianto, MD, PhD

Retinal thickness changes after phacoemulsification

Views: 2487

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.

Yichieh Shiuey, MD

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

Views: 2263

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: 2150

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: 1397

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: 1384

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.

Kazuo Tsubota, MD

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

Views: 1240

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.

Minas Coroneo, MD

Restoring glamour to pterygium surgery

Views: 1226

Minas Coroneo, MD

Restoring glamour to pterygium surgery

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

Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD

Descemet's stripping without graft for Fuchs' dystrophy

Views: 1028

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: 1017

Renato Ambrosio, MD, PhD

Keratoconus terminology

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

Ashish Sharma, MD

A new mobile device for retinal photography

Views: 994

Ashish Sharma, MD

A new mobile device for retinal photography

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

Boris Malyugin, MD

Pearls for using the Malyugin Ring

Views: 985

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.

David Chang, MD

Zepto capsulotomy technology

Views: 909

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.

Samuel Masket, MD

Managing dysphotopsias

Views: 906

Samuel Masket, MD

Managing dysphotopsias

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

Amar Agarwal, MD

Surgical management of Soemmering ring

Views: 845

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: 828

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.

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.

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Indications and contraindications for multifocal IOLs

Views: 786

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Indications and contraindications for multifocal IOLs

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

James P McCulley, MD

Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Views: 778

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. 

Graham D. Barrett, MD

Extended depth of focus IOL and modest monovision

Views: 773

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.

Amar Agarwal, MD

Posterior techiques for the anterior segment surgeon

Views: 768

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.

Graham Barrett, MD

toriCAM: a free app for toric IOL alignment

Views: 767

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.

Warren E. Hill, MD, FACS

In instrument we trust

Views: 757

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: 740

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: 663

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: 656

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: 653

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.

David Chang, MD

Reverse optic capture in a case of posterior capsular rupture

Views: 610

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.

Donald Tan, MD

Lamellar surgery in corneal transplantation

Views: 608

Donald Tan, MD

Lamellar surgery in corneal transplantation

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

Soosan Jacob,MS,DNB,FRCS

SIGS: stab-incision glaucoma surgery

Views: 607

Soosan Jacob,MS,DNB,FRCS

SIGS: stab-incision glaucoma surgery

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

Douglas D. Koch, MD

Toric IOL biometry

Views: 605

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: 595

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: 589

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: 560

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.

Jennifer Loh, MD

Cataract surgery in patients with keratoconus and other corneal conditions

Views: 551

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.

Luca Gualdi, MD

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

Views: 546

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.

David Smadja, MD

New concepts for presbyopia IOLs

Views: 539

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.

Elisabeth Cohen, MD

Castroviejo Lecture: Update on varicella zoster virus

Views: 532

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: 531

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.

Susan MacDonald, MD

Management of mature cataract: a systematic approach

Views: 526

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: 522

Karl Brasse, MD

YAG vitreolysis for floaters

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

Wallace Chamon, MD

How to decide when to intervene with crosslinking

Views: 521

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.

Bruna Ventura, MD

Tips in congenital cataract surgery

Views: 518

Bruna Ventura, MD

Tips in congenital cataract surgery

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

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

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

Views: 515

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: 510

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.

Samaresh Srivastava, DNB

Where does the CTR go?

Views: 504

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.

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD

Reducing ultrasound energy

Views: 502

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD

Reducing ultrasound energy

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

Nick Mamalis, MD

Adjustable IOLs

Views: 498

Nick Mamalis, MD

Adjustable IOLs

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

Aachal Kotecha, PhD

Alternatives to Goldmann applanation tonometry (GAT)

Views: 497

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.

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.

Kevin Miller, MD

Iris defects and cataract surgery

Views: 488

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.

Rosa Braga-Mele, MD

Immediately sequential bilateral cataract surgery

Views: 485

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.

Jan Bond Chan, MD

Wireless smartphone videography

Views: 478

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.

Chris Pruet, MD

Unexpected vitreous loss in cataract surgery

Views: 472

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.

Christopher Starr, MD

New tools for meibomian gland dysfunction

Views: 471

Christopher Starr, MD

New tools for meibomian gland dysfunction

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

Zoltan Nagy, MD, PhD

The effect of femtosecond laser capsulotomy on the development of PCO

Views: 471

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.

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Premium IOLs and ocular surface disease

Views: 469

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.

David Lin, MD

Transepithelial PRK may be the future

Views: 468

David Lin, MD

Transepithelial PRK may be the future

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

Amar Agarwal, MD

A new trocar AC maintainer

Views: 467

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.

Soosan Jacob, MD

Air pump-assisted PDEK

Views: 448

Soosan Jacob, MD

Air pump-assisted PDEK

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

Douglas Koch, MD

IOL design: Is this the best we can do?

Views: 447

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.

Warren Hill, MD

IOL Calculations by Artificial Intelligence

Views: 445

Warren Hill, MD

IOL Calculations by Artificial Intelligence

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

Damien Gatinel, MD, PhD

Development of the trifocal IOL

Views: 442

Damien Gatinel, MD, PhD

Development of the trifocal IOL

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

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

Femtosecond cataract surgery and the Malyugin Ring

Views: 441

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: 437

Anat Galor, MD

Adenovirus conjunctivitis and its sequelae

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

David Ritterband, MD

Complex cataract case management

Views: 437

David Ritterband, MD

Complex cataract case management

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

Amar Agarwal, MD

PDEK: A new endothelial keratoplasty technique.

Views: 431

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: 430

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.

Marjan Farid, MD

Management of dislocated intraocular lenses

Views: 428

Marjan Farid, MD

Management of dislocated intraocular lenses

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

Sonu Goel, MD

Pterygium plus

Views: 425

Sonu Goel, MD

Pterygium plus

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

Hassan Fahmy, MD, PhD

New technique for nucleus emulsification

Views: 421

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.

David A. Salz, MD

Femtosecond intrastromal arcuate keratotomy

Views: 420

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: 420

David A. Salz, MD

Femtosecond intrastromal arcuate keratotomy

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

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD

Poor capsular support: identification and solutions

Views: 420

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.

Robert Maloney, MD

Correcting residual refractive errors after premium IOL surgery

Views: 418

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.

Carol Karp, MD

Ocular surface squamous neoplasia

Views: 412

Carol Karp, MD

Ocular surface squamous neoplasia

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

Rajendra Prasad, MD

Terminal chop

Views: 410

Rajendra Prasad, MD

Terminal chop

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

Kazuo Tsubota, MD

Anti-aging and the eye

Views: 410

Kazuo Tsubota, MD

Anti-aging and the eye

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

Davd F. Chang, MD

Getting Toric IOL Orientation Right

Views: 409

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.

David F. Chang, MD

Getting toric IOL orientation right

Views: 409

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.

William Trattler, MD

Primary pterygium excision via Anduze technique with mitomycin-C

Views: 409

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.

Rudy Nuijts, MD, PhD

Evidence comparing FLACS and conventional phaco

Views: 407

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.

Ivan Goldberg, MBBS

What do our patients learn on the internet?

Views: 405

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.

Amar Agarwal, MD

Glued IOLs in children

Views: 401

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: 400

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: 400

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.

Daniel Black, MD

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

Views: 400

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.

Roberto Pineda, MD

LASIK versus surface ablation after cataract surgery

Views: 396

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.

Sri Ganesh, MD

Adding tissue with SMILE

Views: 392

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: 386

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.

Marcony Santhiago, MD, PhD

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

Views: 386

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.

Robert Cionni, MD

Intraoperative aberrometry

Views: 384

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.

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Crosslinking for infectious keratitis

Views: 382

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.

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

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.

John Berdahl, MD

MKO Melt: Sublingual sedation

Views: 376

John Berdahl, MD

MKO Melt: Sublingual sedation

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

Anthony Aldave, MD

Genetic testing in cornea disease

Views: 374

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.

Bonnie An Henderson, MD

New innovations in multifocal IOLs

Views: 371

Bonnie An Henderson, MD

New innovations in multifocal IOLs

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

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.

Shamira Perera, MD

Indications for laser iridoplasty

Views: 367

Shamira Perera, MD

Indications for laser iridoplasty

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

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: 362

Amar Agarwal, MD

Glued IOL technique

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

Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD

Innovations in keratoprosthesis

Views: 360

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: 359

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.

Marjan Farid, MD

Pipeline therapies and imaging for ocular surface disease

Views: 359

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.

David Huang, MD, PhD

IOL calculation analysis by OCT in post refractive patients

Views: 357

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.

Nathan Radcliffe, MD

New technologies for MIGS in 2015

Views: 356

Nathan Radcliffe, MD

New technologies for MIGS in 2015

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

Steven Sarkisian Jr., MD

Trabeculotomy procedure

Views: 356

Steven Sarkisian Jr., MD

Trabeculotomy procedure

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

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Femtosecond AK

Views: 355

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Femtosecond AK

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

Sonia Yoo, MD

Femtosecond treatment of irregular astigmatism

Views: 354

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.

Roger F. Steinert, MD

The dreaded radial tear

Views: 351

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: 348

Kathryn Rose, MD

Overview of risk factors for myopia

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

Christopher Leung, MD

Retinal nerve fiber layer imaging in glaucoma

Views: 347

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.

Douglas Rhee, MD

New directions in glaucoma therapy

Views: 347

Douglas Rhee, MD

New directions in glaucoma therapy

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

Matteo Piovella, MD

Correcting presbyopia with trifocal IOLs

Views: 345

Matteo Piovella, MD

Correcting presbyopia with trifocal IOLs

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

Guy Kleinmann, MD

Toric IOLs and high posterior corneal astigmatism

Views: 345

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.

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Novel uses for tissue sealant during intraocular surgery

Views: 343

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.

Roberto Bellucci, MD

The utility of superficial lamellar keratectomy

Views: 343

Roberto Bellucci, MD

The utility of superficial lamellar keratectomy

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

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD

Opacification of hydrophilic lenses

Views: 343

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. 

Jean Luc Febbraro, MD

Toric Correction: Planning and Procedures

Views: 343

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: 343

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: 342

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.

Clement Tham, MD

Management of closed angle glaucoma

Views: 340

Clement Tham, MD

Management of closed angle glaucoma

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

James McCulley, MD

Lids, lipids, and dry eyes

Views: 339

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: 338

Gunther Grabner, MD

The Ridley Medal Lecture

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

Joseph Ma, MD

Swept source OCT for prediction of effective lens position

Views: 336

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.

Clara Chan, MD

Incision burns

Views: 335

Clara Chan, MD

Incision burns

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

Anjali Bhorade, MD

Primary lens extraction for angle closure glaucoma

Views: 334

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.

Christopher Starr, MD

ASCRS Dry Eye Survey

Views: 334

Christopher Starr, MD

ASCRS Dry Eye Survey

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

Edward Holland, MD

The Sunday Summit at ASCRS

Views: 332

Edward Holland, MD

The Sunday Summit at ASCRS

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

Cynthia Roberts, PhD

Corneal biomechanics

Views: 332

Cynthia Roberts, PhD

Corneal biomechanics

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

Soosan Jacob, MS, DNB, FRCS

Glued-in capsular hook

Views: 329

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.

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Resident multifocal IOL considerations

Views: 328

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Resident multifocal IOL considerations

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

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD

Histopathology of 40 dislocated IOLs

Views: 327

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.

William Trattler, MD

Crosslinking for keratoconus

Views: 327

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.

Jerry Shields, MD

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

Views: 326

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.

Richard Lewis, MD

Glaucoma and cataract: staged vs. combined surgical approach

Views: 322

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.

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.

Matthew Feng, MD

Transitioning from DMEK to DSEK

Views: 319

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.

Vincent Daien, MD, PhD

Incidence and risk factors of retinal detachment following cataract surgery

Views: 316

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.

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.

Jason Bacharach, MD

ROCK inhibitors

Views: 316

Jason Bacharach, MD

ROCK inhibitors

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

W. Barry Lee, MD

Approaching white cataracts

Views: 314

W. Barry Lee, MD

Approaching white cataracts

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

Kevin Miller, MD

Update on Calhoun Vision Light Adjustable Lens

Views: 314

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.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Ocular surface disease in the cataract patient.

Views: 312

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.

Claudia Perez-Straziota, MD

Incorporation of basic optics into cataract surgery

Views: 309

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.

Himani Goyal, MD

Femtosecond cataract surgery for residents

Views: 309

Himani Goyal, MD

Femtosecond cataract surgery for residents

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

Simonetta Morselli, MD

Comparing SMILE to excimer keratorefractive surgery

Views: 308

Simonetta Morselli, MD

Comparing SMILE to excimer keratorefractive surgery

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

Christopher Sales, MD

Safety in learning DMEK

Views: 308

Christopher Sales, MD

Safety in learning DMEK

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

Vinicius De Stefano, MD

Novel approaches to ectasia risk analysis

Views: 306

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.

Scott MacRae, MD

The variable impact of astigmatism

Views: 304

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.

Osama Ibrahim, MD

Pushing the limits of refractive surgery

Views: 303

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: 302

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.

Gerald P. Clarke, MD

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

Views: 302

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.

W. Barry Lee, MD

Corneal pathology and toric IOLs

Views: 301

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.

Sri Ganesh, MD

ReLEx SMILE procedure

Views: 300

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.

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.

Dan Reinstein, MD

The benefits of mild spherical aberration

Views: 298

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.

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.

Harminder Dua, MD

New surgical techniques for Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency and chemical burns

Views: 297

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.

Marianne Price, PhD

Survival of DSAEK, DMEK, and PK grafts

Views: 293

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.

Graham Barrett, MD

Toric IOL calculations: sources of error and remedies

Views: 292

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.

Amar Agarwal, MD

Turn around technique for intra-corneal ring false channel creation

Views: 290

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.

Soon Phaik Chee, MD

IOL placement with posterior capsule ruptures

Views: 289

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.

David Chang, MD

Automated capsulotomy

Views: 286

David Chang, MD

Automated capsulotomy

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

Jack Holladay, MD

Options for spectacle independence after cataract surgery

Views: 285

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.

Amar Agarwal, MD

Anterior chamber trocar in combination with PDEK and glued IOL

Views: 283

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.

Sen. Rand Paul, MD (R-KY)

Healthcare and clinical work around the world

Views: 281

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

Sheri Rowen, MD

Preoperative and intraoperative measurements of astigmatism

Views: 280

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.

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.

Noel Alpins, MD

Corneal coupling

Views: 279

Noel Alpins, MD

Corneal coupling

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

Priya Narang, MD

iPhone for detection of subtle intraocular movements

Views: 278

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.

Megan Mestas

How to reach out to Millenials

Views: 277

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.

Brock K. Bakewell, MD

CTR pearls

Views: 277

Brock K. Bakewell, MD

CTR pearls

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

Mohamad Rosman, MD

Toric refractive surprise

Views: 277

Mohamad Rosman, MD

Toric refractive surprise

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

Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD

Translational research in cornea diseases

Views: 275

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.

Boris Malyugin, MD

Astigmatism correction: toric IOL vs LRI vs femto LRI

Views: 274

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?

Priya Narang, MD

Gluing IOLs: A no-assistant technique

Views: 274

Priya Narang, MD

Gluing IOLs: A no-assistant technique

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

Boris Malyugin, MD

Astigmatism correction: toric IOL vs LRI vs femto LRI

Views: 274

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: 272

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 Kanellopoulos, MD

Imaging the Corneal Epithelium

Views: 272

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Imaging the Corneal Epithelium

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

John Hovanesian, MD

Intraoperative aberrometry in cataract surgery

Views: 272

John Hovanesian, MD

Intraoperative aberrometry in cataract surgery

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

Nathan Radcliffe, MD

Combining ECP with other MIGS procedures

Views: 270

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

George O. Waring IV, MD

Forward scatter and the dysfunctional lens

Views: 268

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.

Daniel Chang, MD

Chromatic aberration in IOLs

Views: 267

Daniel Chang, MD

Chromatic aberration in IOLs

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

Tal Raviv, MD

Rotating and exchanging IOLs

Views: 266

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.

Douglas Rhee, MD

When to perform laser trabeculoplasty

Views: 265

Douglas Rhee, MD

When to perform laser trabeculoplasty

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

Phillip Hoopes Jr., MD

Corneal inlay for presbyopia

Views: 265

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.

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.

Thomas Samuelson, MD

Pearls for better glaucoma filtration surgery

Views: 261

Thomas Samuelson, MD

Pearls for better glaucoma filtration surgery

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

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.

Donald Tan, MD

Hybrid DMEK for Asian eyes

Views: 256

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. 

John Kanellopoulos, MD, and George Asimellis, PhD

OCT imaging for corneal ectasia detection

Views: 254

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.

Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD

How preop data influences postop results in crosslinking

Views: 252

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.

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.

Felipe Soria, MD

MICS vs. coaxial femto cataract surgery

Views: 248

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.

Wendell Scott, MD

Comparison of vitreous loss between manual and femto cataract surgery

Views: 245

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.

Rudy Nuijts, MD, PhD

Trifocal IOLs

Views: 245

Rudy Nuijts, MD, PhD

Trifocal IOLs

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

Shan Lin, MD

Cyclophotocoagulation with the G6 laser

Views: 245

Shan Lin, MD

Cyclophotocoagulation with the G6 laser

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

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.

Mustafa Koray Gumus, MD

New matrix therapy agent for epi-off crosslinking

Views: 242

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.

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.

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.

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.

Douglas D. Koch, MD

IOL calculation after keratorefractive surgery

Views: 239

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.

Soosan Jacob, MS, DNB, FRCS

Contact lens assisted collagen crosslinking for thin corneas

Views: 238

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.

Elisabeth Cohen, MD

Management and prevention of herpes zoster virus ocular disease

Views: 237

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: 236

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.

Kaweh Mansouri, MD

Pascal selective laser trabeculoplasty

Views: 235

Kaweh Mansouri, MD

Pascal selective laser trabeculoplasty

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

Steven R. Sarkisian Jr., MD

MIGS for the comprehensive ophthalmologist

Views: 234

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.

Ana Luisa Hofling-Lima, MD

Crosslinking treatment for corneal ulcers

Views: 234

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.

Samuel Masket, MD

Watertight wounds

Views: 233

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.

Sotiria Palioura, MD, PhD

Pre-loaded tissue for DSEK

Views: 232

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.

Robert H. Osher, MD

Modifying the Malyugin Ring

Views: 231

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: 231

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.

Ronald Gaster, MD

Crosslinking for adolescent keratoconus

Views: 229

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.

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.

Kyoko Ohno-Matsui, MD

Swept-source OCT imaging in pathologic myopia

Views: 226

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.

Harry Ross, MD

A new procedure to treat sinusitis ophthalmically

Views: 225

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.

Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD

Intrastromal femto AK

Views: 221

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: 220

Anthony Kuo, MD

OCT to determine anatomic shape in myopic eyes

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

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.

Walton Nose, MD

Congenital cataract and aphakia in young children

Views: 220

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.

Robert Ang, MD

Small pupil cataract surgery

Views: 218

Robert Ang, MD

Small pupil cataract surgery

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

Moones Fathi Abdalla, MD

ReLEx SMILE for post keratoplasty myopia and astigmatism

Views: 218

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.

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.

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.

Edmondo Borasio, MD

Manual and femtosecond laser keratoplasty

Views: 216

Edmondo Borasio, MD

Manual and femtosecond laser keratoplasty

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

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

David Truong, MD

IOL power calculation in keratoconus

Views: 214

David Truong, MD

IOL power calculation in keratoconus

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

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.

Anthony Khawaja, MD

RNFL thickness and cognitive decline

Views: 214

Anthony Khawaja, MD

RNFL thickness and cognitive decline

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

Ahad Mahootchi, MD

Micropulse laser therapy for diabetic macular edema

Views: 213

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.

Debra Goldstein, MD

Infectious posterior uveitis

Views: 213

Debra Goldstein, MD

Infectious posterior uveitis

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

Ehud Assia, MD

Fixating subluxated IOL

Views: 213

Ehud Assia, MD

Fixating subluxated IOL

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

Rohit Krishna, MD

Technology to enhance glaucoma medication compliance

Views: 210

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.

Jennifer Loh, MD

Managing complex cataracts

Views: 210

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.

Peng Khaw, MD, PhD

Strategies and techniques to improve outcome of glaucoma filtering surgery

Views: 209

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.

Douglas D. Koch, MD

Attaching the IOL to the sclera: sutures vs. glue

Views: 209

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.

Matteo Piovella, MD

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

Views: 207

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.

George Tanaka, MD

Tube shunt patch grafts and their alternatives

Views: 206

George Tanaka, MD

Tube shunt patch grafts and their alternatives

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

Guy Kleinmann, MD

New capsular ring prevents PCO

Views: 206

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.

Abhay Vasavada, MD

Secondary IOLs in children

Views: 205

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.

Daniel Chang, MD

IOL calculations in high myopia

Views: 204

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.

Barry Schechter, MD

High and low-add combinations for presbyopia

Views: 202

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.

Jimmy Lai, MD

Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) uses

Views: 202

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.

Laurence Sperber, MD

Astigmatic laser vision correction after cataract surgery

Views: 202

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.

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: 200

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. 

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.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Dropless drug delivery

Views: 198

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Dropless drug delivery

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

Roger Beuerman, PhD

Novel classes of antibiotics that avert resistance

Views: 196

Roger Beuerman, PhD

Novel classes of antibiotics that avert resistance

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

Ula Jurkunas, MD

Fuchs' dystrophy and oxidative stress

Views: 196

Ula Jurkunas, MD

Fuchs' dystrophy and oxidative stress

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

Terry Kim, MD

Corneal adhesives and the ocular surface

Views: 195

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.

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.

Francis Mah, MD

Infectious endophthalmitis

Views: 192

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: 192

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.

Thomas Johnson, MD

Surgical management of microphthalmos and anophthalmos

Views: 190

Thomas Johnson, MD

Surgical management of microphthalmos and anophthalmos

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

Guillermo Rocha, MD, FRCSC

All about a light adjustable lens

Views: 189

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.

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.

Scott MacRae, MD

When aberration helps

Views: 188

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.

Carol Shields, MD

Detecting melanomas

Views: 188

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.

Lim Li, MD

DALK manual technique

Views: 187

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.

Harvey Uy, MD

Femtosecond versus manual clear corneal incisions

Views: 186

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.

Priya Narang, MD

Management of negative dysphotopsias

Views: 186

Priya Narang, MD

Management of negative dysphotopsias

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

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.

Ronald Yeoh, MD

Evolution of femtosecond cataract platforms

Views: 184

Ronald Yeoh, MD

Evolution of femtosecond cataract platforms

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

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.

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.

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.

Albert Jun, MD, PhD

Fuchs' dystrophy in the mouse model

Views: 181

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: 180

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.

Joseph Tauber, MD

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

Views: 180

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.

I. Howard Fine, MD

IFIS Pearls

Views: 180

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.

Athiya Agarwal, MD

Contact lens-assisted CXL for thin corneas

Views: 179

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.

Pravin Vaddavalli, MD

Comparison of PRK, LASIK, and SMILE

Views: 177

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.

Alice Epitropoulos, MD

Surface ablation with less pain

Views: 177

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.

Alan Carlson, MD

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

Views: 177

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.

Clara C. Chan, MD

Pterygium surgery pearls and pitfalls

Views: 176

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.

Abhay R. Vasavada, MD

Posterior polar cataract

Views: 176

Abhay R. Vasavada, MD

Posterior polar cataract

Discussion of surgical approach to posterior polar cataract

Fernando Trindade, MD

Surgical management of a high myope

Views: 175

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.

Nick Mamalis, MD

Capsular opacification with a truly accommodating IOL

Views: 175

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.

Chul Young Choi, MD

Lenticular imaging

Views: 173

Chul Young Choi, MD

Lenticular imaging

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

Juan Carlos Izquierdo, MD

CLASS procedure for glaucoma

Views: 172

Juan Carlos Izquierdo, MD

CLASS procedure for glaucoma

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

Terry Kim, MD

Adhesives in anterior segment surgery

Views: 171

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.

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.

Martin Dirisamer, MD

Fuchs' corneal disease

Views: 169

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.

Durga Borkar, MD

Descemet stripping without endothelial replacement

Views: 169

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.

John Kanellopoulos, MD

Keratoconus: How to decide when to use corneal crosslinking

Views: 166

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.

David Chang, MD

Intracameral antibiotics

Views: 166

David Chang, MD

Intracameral antibiotics

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

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.

Robert Noecker, MD

Endocyclophotocoagulation (ECP)

Views: 165

Robert Noecker, MD

Endocyclophotocoagulation (ECP)

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

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.

James Loden, MD

Visual symptoms with an extended depth of focus IOL

Views: 164

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.

Francis Mah, MD

Pearls in managing herpes simplex and herpes zoster

Views: 164

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.

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.

Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD

Predicting ectasia

Views: 161

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.

Preeya Gupta, MD

Toric IOL Considerations

Views: 160

Preeya Gupta, MD

Toric IOL Considerations

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

Ike Ahmed, MD

MIGS in Brazil

Views: 160

Ike Ahmed, MD

MIGS in Brazil

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

Preeya Gupta, MD

Toric IOL Considerations

Views: 160

Preeya Gupta, MD

Toric IOL Considerations

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

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.

Erin Shriver, MD

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

Views: 158

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

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.

Constance Okeke, MD

iStent pearls

Views: 157

Constance Okeke, MD

iStent pearls

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

Shail Vasavada, MD

Wavefront-optimized LASIK results

Views: 156

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: 156

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.

Liang Shih Jung, MD

Resident education with femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery

Views: 156

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.

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.

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.

Arthur Cummings, MD

Crosslinking use in refractive surgery

Views: 154

Arthur Cummings, MD

Crosslinking use in refractive surgery

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

Sonia Yoo, MD

Avoiding femtosecond cataract complications

Views: 154

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.

Richard L. Lindstrom, MD

LASIK is bound to rebound

Views: 153

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!

Richard Packard, MD

New landmarks in cataract surgery

Views: 153

Richard Packard, MD

New landmarks in cataract surgery

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

Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD

Update on keratoprosthesis in 2015

Views: 152

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.

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.

Farhad Hafezi, MD

Hormonal influences on corneal topography

Views: 151

Farhad Hafezi, MD

Hormonal influences on corneal topography

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

John P. Berdahl, MD

MIGS in pseudophakia

Views: 150

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.

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.

Inder Paul Singh

YAG vitreolysis

Views: 148

Inder Paul Singh

YAG vitreolysis

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

Keiki R. Mehta, MD

Impale a lens like Count Dracula

Views: 148

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.

David Chang, MD

Multifocal IOL exchange

Views: 147

David Chang, MD

Multifocal IOL exchange

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

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.

Micharl Belin, MD

Technologies and devices for dry eye

Views: 147

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.

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.

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.

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.

Thomas W. Samuelson, MD

The XEN gel stent

Views: 146

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.

Christopher E. Starr, MD

The ocular surface and cataract surgery

Views: 145

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.

 

Minas Coroneo, MD

Myopia prevention

Views: 145

Minas Coroneo, MD

Myopia prevention

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

Jay S. Pepose, MD, PhD

Pearls for toric IOL surgery

Views: 143

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. 

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. 

Jay S. Pepose, MD, PhD

Pearls for toric IOL surgery

Views: 143

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.

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.

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.

Gerd Auffarth, MD

Truly accommodating IOLs

Views: 141

Gerd Auffarth, MD

Truly accommodating IOLs

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

Jack Greiner, MD, PhD

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

Views: 141

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.

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.

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.

Hungwon Tchah, MD

Managing dry eyes in cataract and refractive surgery

Views: 140

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.

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD

Screening for ectasia

Views: 140

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.

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.

Richard Lewis, MD

Roclatan - a potent new combination drug to control IOP

Views: 139

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.

Marian Macsai, MD

Ocular surface disease management

Views: 139

Marian Macsai, MD

Ocular surface disease management

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

Jimmy Lee, MD

Premium IOL expectation management

Views: 139

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.

Gede Pardianto, MD

Performing safe phacoemulsification with a weakening left hand

Views: 139

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.

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.

Cordelia Chan, MD

Microsporidial keratitis

Views: 139

Cordelia Chan, MD

Microsporidial keratitis

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

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.

Lisa Park, MD

Viscoelastics

Views: 139

Lisa Park, MD

Viscoelastics

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

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.  

Amit Porwal, MD

Small pupil phacoemulsification

Views: 137

Amit Porwal, MD

Small pupil phacoemulsification

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

Ashokkumar Vyas, FRCS

Foldable IOL materials

Views: 136

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.

John Kanellopoulos

IOL selection for irregular astigmatism

Views: 136

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: 136

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.

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

Astigmatic correction in cataract surgery

Views: 135

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.

Renato Ambrósio , Jr., MD, PhD

Defining the Risky Cornea

Views: 135

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.

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

Astigmatic correction in cataract surgery

Views: 135

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.

Guy Kleinmann, MD

Extended depth of focus IOL in patients with maculopathy

Views: 135

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.

William J. Dupps Jr., MD

Biomechanics of the crosslinked cornea

Views: 135

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.

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.

Cynthia Matossian, MD

Evaluation of ocular sealant for clear corneal wound closure

Views: 134

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.

Jonathan B. Rubenstein, MD

DSEK, thin DSEK, and DMEK

Views: 133

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: 132

Kaweh Mansouri, MD

Innovations in selective laser trabeculoplasty

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

Alvaro Dantas, MD

Clinical experience with SMILE

Views: 132

Alvaro Dantas, MD

Clinical experience with SMILE

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

Ian Conner, MD, PhD

Eliminating preoperative eye drops for cataract surgery

Views: 130

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.

Phillip Hoopes Jr., MD

SMILE: benefits, complications, and future developments

Views: 130

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.

Alice Epitropoulos, MD

Evaluation of single thermal pulsation treatment for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Views: 130

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: 130

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.

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.

Michael Belin, MD

A new system for keratoconus grading

Views: 128

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.

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.

Christopher Rapuano, MD

Mitomycin-C in refractive surgery

Views: 125

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.

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.

Jennifer Loh, MD

High-add and low-add multifocal IOLs

Views: 124

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.

Karl Stonecipher, MD

Intraocular lens calculations in the post refractive patient

Views: 123

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.

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.

Edward Holland, MD

Intracameral phenylephrine and ketorolac

Views: 122

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.

Sarwat Salim, MD

Women in Ophthalmology

Views: 121

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.

Mark A. Terry, MD

How to decide who gets DMEK and who gets DSEK

Views: 121

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

Miguel Srur, MD

Premium IOL choices

Views: 121

Miguel Srur, MD

Premium IOL choices

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

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.

Wendy Lee, MD

Techniques in lower lid blepharoplasty

Views: 120

Wendy Lee, MD

Techniques in lower lid blepharoplasty

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

Kendall Donaldson, MD

Improvement of cataract surgery efficiency: fluidics vs. phaco

Views: 120

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.

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD

Telescope implant for patients with macular degeneration

Views: 120

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.

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.

Ken Nischal, MD

Surgical pearls for pediatric cataract surgery

Views: 120

Ken Nischal, MD

Surgical pearls for pediatric cataract surgery

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

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.

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.

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.

Jose Güell, MD, PhD

FLACS for difficult cases

Views: 118

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.

Arup Chakrabarti, MD

Phacoemulsification and filtering blebs

Views: 118

Arup Chakrabarti, MD

Phacoemulsification and filtering blebs

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

George O. Waring IV, MD

Dysfunctional lens replacement versus laser vision correction

Views: 118

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.

Peter Hersh, MD

How is crosslinking being adopted in the United States?

Views: 117

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.

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.

Takayuki Akahoshi, MD

MICS: comparing Centurion and Infiniti

Views: 117

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).

Jason Jones, MD

New extended depth of focus IOL

Views: 117

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.

Jay Pepose, MD, PhD

Update on corneal inlays for presbyopia

Views: 117

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD

Myopic children should have refractive surgery

Views: 115

Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD

Myopic children should have refractive surgery

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

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

Anat Galor, MD

Anti-angiogenesis therapy for cornea disease

Views: 115

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.

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.

Mark Packer, MD

Multifocal IOLs: What the patient sees

Views: 114

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.

Richard L Lindstrom, MD

The MIGS Study Group

Views: 114

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.

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.

Terry Kim, MD

Clinical insights on the use of tissue adhesives

Views: 114

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.

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Crosslinking for pediatric keratoconus

Views: 114

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Crosslinking for pediatric keratoconus

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

Elizabeth Davis, MD

Enhancing results of multifocal IOLs

Views: 114

Elizabeth Davis, MD

Enhancing results of multifocal IOLs

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

Caroline Chee, MD

Cystoid macular edema after phacoemulsification

Views: 114

Caroline Chee, MD

Cystoid macular edema after phacoemulsification

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

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: 113

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.

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.

Sonia Yoo, MD

Enhancing visual outcomes after DSAEK

Views: 112

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: 112

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.

Wolfgang Haigis, MD

Premium IOL cases with previous laser surgery

Views: 112

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.

R.V. Paul Chan, MD

Tele-education platform for ROP

Views: 111

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: 110

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: 110

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: 110

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.

Claudio Trindade, MD

A new sulcus pinhole implant for irregular astigmatism management

Views: 109

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.

Roger Goldberg, MD

Update on intravitreal injections

Views: 109

Roger Goldberg, MD

Update on intravitreal injections

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

Nisha Acharya, MD

Uveitis treatment: existing strategies and the research pipeline

Views: 109

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.  

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.

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.

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.  

Gary Foster, MD

Pearls on femtosecond assisted cataract surgery

Views: 108

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.

Gerald Zaidman, MD

Outcomes of toric IOLs in cataract surgery in cornea transplant patients

Views: 107

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.

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.

Cynthia Chiu, MD

Phacoemulsification: nuclear disassembly and chop

Views: 107

Cynthia Chiu, MD

Phacoemulsification: nuclear disassembly and chop

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

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.

Cordelia Chan, MD

PRK vs Flap Lifting for LASIK Enhancement

Views: 107

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

Kevin Corcoran, COE

What's new in reimbursements

Views: 106

Kevin Corcoran, COE

What's new in reimbursements

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

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

AMO Catalys

Views: 106

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.

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD

Fluidics and pumps: venturi vs peristaltic systems

Views: 106

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.

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.

Pedram Hamrah, MD

Live: Keratitis!

Views: 106

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.

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.

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.

Michael Raizman, MD

Diagnostics for dry eye

Views: 105

Michael Raizman, MD

Diagnostics for dry eye

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

Bruce Koffler, MD

Orthokeratology

Views: 104

Bruce Koffler, MD

Orthokeratology

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

Robert J. Cionni, MD

Removing white, intumescent cataracts

Views: 104

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.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Point-of-care testing for ocular surface disease

Views: 104

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.

Jod Mehta, MD

Endothelial cell cultures - problems and challenges

Views: 104

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.

Richard Tipperman, MD

How to approach premium costs with patients

Views: 104

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.

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.

Abhay Vasavada, MD

Toric lens for pediatric cases

Views: 103

Abhay Vasavada, MD

Toric lens for pediatric cases

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

Sanduk Ruit, MD

Phacoemulsification for community cataract surgery

Views: 103

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.

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.

Michael Raizman, MD

Update on collagen crosslinking for keratoconus

Views: 102

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.

Mike P. Holzer, MD

Comparison of femto to manual cataract surgery

Views: 102

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

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD

Acrylic lens opacification associated with DESK

Views: 101

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

Fernando Trindade, MD

Special situations in uveitis and cataract surgery

Views: 101

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.

Sharon Freedman, MD

EUA and beyond

Views: 100

Sharon Freedman, MD

EUA and beyond

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

Steven Dewey, MD

A new phacoemulsification device

Views: 100

Steven Dewey, MD

A new phacoemulsification device

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

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD

Screening techniques for refractive surgery

Views: 100

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.

Ronald Gaster, MD

Crosslinking in adolescents

Views: 99

Ronald Gaster, MD

Crosslinking in adolescents

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

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.

José Güell, MD, PhD

Transitional conic toric IOLs

Views: 99

José Güell, MD, PhD

Transitional conic toric IOLs

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

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.

Christopher Rapuano, MD

Office procedures for ocular surface disease

Views: 99

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.

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.

Michael Knorz, M.D.

Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery: Future implications

Views: 98

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.

Robert Weinstock, MD

Laser assisted cataract surgery in astigmatism management

Views: 98

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.

Stephen Lane, MD

Tools for astigmatism management

Views: 98

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.

Seo Wei Leo, MD

Update on myopia control in children

Views: 98

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.

Robert Noecker, MD

MIGS canaloplasty

Views: 98

Robert Noecker, MD

MIGS canaloplasty

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

Penny Asbell, MD

Corneal crosslinking: epithelial-on or epithelial-off

Views: 97

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.

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.

Bita Esmaeli, MD

Dealing with excessive tearing

Views: 96

Bita Esmaeli, MD

Dealing with excessive tearing

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

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.

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.

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

Sri Ganesh, MD

Laser correction for presbyopia

Views: 96

Sri Ganesh, MD

Laser correction for presbyopia

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

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.

Mohamed Hosney, MD

Nerve fiber layer thinning after LASIK

Views: 95

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: 95

Mohamed Hosney, MD

How to perform DMEK

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

Samuel Masket, MD

Intraoperative aberrometry and OVDs

Views: 95

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.
 

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.

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.

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.

Daniel Chang, MD

Multifocal IOLs and Angle Kappa

Views: 94

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sonia Yoo, MD

Intraoperative anterior segment OCT

Views: 93

Sonia Yoo, MD

Intraoperative anterior segment OCT

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

Gaurav Luthra, MD

Pediatric ectopia lentis with lens coloboma

Views: 93

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.

Sonia Yoo, MD

Optimizing toric IOL outcomes

Views: 93

Sonia Yoo, MD

Optimizing toric IOL outcomes

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

Robert J. Noecker, MD

MicroPulse laser trabeculoplasty

Views: 93

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.

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.

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.

Dieter Klaas, MD

Dealing with capsular complications

Views: 92

Dieter Klaas, MD

Dealing with capsular complications

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

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.

Ehud Assia, MD

CO2 laser trabeculectomy

Views: 92

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.

Vaishali Vasavada, MD

Toric IOLs: Extending applications in special situations

Views: 92

Vaishali Vasavada, MD

Toric IOLs: Extending applications in special situations

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

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.

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.

Cynthia Matossian, MD

Ocular surface disease in the cataract patient

Views: 91

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.

Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD, PhD

Film Award: corneal thickness analysis

Views: 91

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.

Cynthia Matossian, MD

Dry eye workup

Views: 91

Cynthia Matossian, MD

Dry eye workup

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

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Risks for haze, keratitis, and corneal melt following crosslinking

Views: 91

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tim Page, MD

21st century Simcoe

Views: 90

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.

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.

Devesh Varma, MD

Targeted MIGS

Views: 90

Devesh Varma, MD

Targeted MIGS

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

Ehud A. Assia, MD

Minimizing refractive surprise

Views: 90

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.

Ashley McGlone

Value-Based Payment Modifier

Views: 90

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.

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.

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.

Stephen Kaufman, MD, PhD

Summary of AAO Cornea Day

Views: 89

Stephen Kaufman, MD, PhD

Summary of AAO Cornea Day

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

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

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.

Michael Straiko, MD

Endothelial keratoplasty in glaucoma

Views: 88

Michael Straiko, MD

Endothelial keratoplasty in glaucoma

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

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.

Vincent P. de Luise, MD

Scleritis and episcleritis

Views: 87

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.

Terry Kim, MD

Making a round hole in a square peg

Views: 87

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.

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. 

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.

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

Vishal Jhanji, MD

Managing keratitis in children

Views: 87

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.

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.

Susana Duch, MD

Narrow angle glaucoma: classification and etiologies

Views: 86

Susana Duch, MD

Narrow angle glaucoma: classification and etiologies

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

Gaurav Luthra, MD

Rings and hooks for challenging cases

Views: 86

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.

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.

Mark Packer, MD

Enhancement strategies for premium intraocular lenses

Views: 86

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.

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

Femtosecond treatment patterns for posterior polar cataracts

Views: 85

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.

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

Nancey K. McCann

Washington update

Views: 85

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.

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.

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.

Marie-Jose Tassignon

Gullstrand Study: How do we define normal eyes?

Views: 85

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.

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.

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.

Sheraz Daya, MD

Femtosecond astigmatic treatments

Views: 84

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 

Uday Devgan, MD

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

Views: 84

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.

William B. Trattler, MD

Treating residual refractive errors

Views: 84

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.

Anthony Aldave, MD

Endothelial keratoplasty in glaucoma patients

Views: 84

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.

Steven Wilson, MD

20 years of experience with monovision

Views: 84

Steven Wilson, MD

20 years of experience with monovision

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

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.

William B. Trattler, MD

Treating residual refractive errors

Views: 84

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.

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: 83

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.

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.

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.

John P. Berdahl, MD

MIGS in clinical practice

Views: 83

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. 

Atsuya Miki, MD

New generation OCT imaging in glaucoma

Views: 83

Atsuya Miki, MD

New generation OCT imaging in glaucoma

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

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.

Kendall Donaldson, MD

Comparison of 3 femtosecond laser surgical platforms

Views: 83

Kendall Donaldson, MD

Comparison of 3 femtosecond laser surgical platforms

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

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

The TRUST Program: Uveitis

Views: 83

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.

Uday Devgan, MD

Postoperative slit lamp limbal relaxing incisions to fine tune astigmatism

Views: 82

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.

Jesper Hjortdal, MD

Optics of posterior lamellar grafts

Views: 82

Jesper Hjortdal, MD

Optics of posterior lamellar grafts

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

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.

Karl Brasse, MD

Floaters in the eye

Views: 82

Karl Brasse, MD

Floaters in the eye

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

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: 81

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: 81

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.

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.

David Smadja, MD

Posterior corneal astigmatism and residual astigmatism

Views: 81

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.

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.

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.

Kerry D. Solomon, MD

Computer-assisted toric IOL implantation

Views: 80

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.

Michael Kass, MD

OHTS at 20 years

Views: 80

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.

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.

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.

Robert Ang, MD

Visual performance of a small aperture intraocular lens

Views: 79

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.

Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD

New pharmacological agents for dry eye

Views: 79

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.

David Hardten, MD

Managing highly myopic refractive surgery

Views: 79

David Hardten, MD

Managing highly myopic refractive surgery

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

Robert Ritch, MD

A potential role for curcumin in eye disease

Views: 79

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.

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.

Noel Alpins, MD

Corneal coupling

Views: 78

Noel Alpins, MD

Corneal coupling

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

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.

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.

John Berdahl, MD

Equinox and new pressure control technology

Views: 77

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.  

Shamik Bafna, M.D.

Number one pearl in cataract surgery

Views: 77

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.

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.

Keiki Mehta, MD

Dealing with Subluxed Lenses

Views: 77

Keiki Mehta, MD

Dealing with Subluxed Lenses

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

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).

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.

Pravin Vaddavalli, MD

RGP corneal molding and CXL

Views: 76

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

Anton Hommer, MD

Glaucoma progression and the role of diagnostic technology

Views: 76

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.

Claudio Trindade, MD

Pinhole implant for irregular astigmatism

Views: 76

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.

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.

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.

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.

George O. Waring IV, MD, FACS

Biomedical and material changes caused by CXL

Views: 74

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.

Joao Lyra, MD

Video award for ectasia risk analysis

Views: 74

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.

Noel Alpins, MD

New (free) tools for astigmatism management

Views: 74

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.

Jorge Alió, MD, PhD

Intrastromal rings for keratoconus

Views: 74

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. 

Sadeer Hannush, MD

EK after failed PK

Views: 74

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: 74

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.

Sonia Yoo, MD

Femtosecond-assisted lamellar keratoplasty

Views: 74

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: 74

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.

Gerd Auffarth, MD

Trifocal IOLs

Views: 73

Gerd Auffarth, MD

Trifocal IOLs

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

Donald Tan, MD

Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Views: 73

Donald Tan, MD

Stevens-Johnson syndrome

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cynthia Roberts, PhD

Keratoconus detection using a new index

Views: 73

Cynthia Roberts, PhD

Keratoconus detection using a new index

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

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.

 

William Trattler, MD

Managing the unhappy pseudophake with residual refractive error

Views: 72

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.

Rick Wolfe, MD

Minimizing postoperative astigmatism

Views: 72

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.

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

Marcony Santhiago, MD, PhD

Identifying proper patients for refractive surgery

Views: 71

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.

Vance Thompson, MD

Calhoun Lens: A pseudophakic adjustable refractive surgery

Views: 71

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.

David F. Chang, MD

Challenges of microinvasive glaucoma surgery

Views: 71

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.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Omidria: A novel drug for preventing intraoperative miosis and inflammation

Views: 71

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.

Samaresh Srivastava, DNB

Femtosecond strategy for posterior polar cataracts

Views: 71

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

Richard Tipperman, MD

Incorporating intraoperative aberrometry

Views: 71

Richard Tipperman, MD

Incorporating intraoperative aberrometry

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

Keith Barton, MD

Surgical management of pseudoexfoliative glaucoma

Views: 71

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

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.

Juan Carlos Abad, MD

Novel strategies to improve keratoprosthesis outcomes

Views: 70

Juan Carlos Abad, MD

Novel strategies to improve keratoprosthesis outcomes

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

Joel Schuman, MD

How to use OCT in the clinical management of glaucoma

Views: 70

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

R.D. Ravindran, MD

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

Views: 68

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.

Dan Reinstein, MD

SMILE as an alternative to LASIK

Views: 68

Dan Reinstein, MD

SMILE as an alternative to LASIK

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

James McCulley, MD

Femtosecond assisted cataract surgery in residency training

Views: 68

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.

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.

Sarwat Salim, MD

2016 WIO Program and International Outreach

Views: 68

Sarwat Salim, MD

2016 WIO Program and International Outreach

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

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.

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.

Robert J. Noecker, MD

Punctal plugs for the delivery of medication

Views: 67

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

Peter Fedor, MD

IOL position analyzed

Views: 67

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

Sonia H. Yoo, MD

Devices to aid in toric IOL orientation

Views: 67

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.

Graham Barrett, MD

New Rx Formula

Views: 67

Graham Barrett, MD

New Rx Formula

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

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.

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.

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.

Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD

How intraoperative aberrometry improved my results

Views: 67

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.

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.

Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD

ROP and the role of VEGF

Views: 66

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.

Fritz Hengerer, MD

The telescopic IOL (iolAMD)

Views: 66

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.

David D. Gossage, DO

MicroPulse laser therapy for glaucoma

Views: 66

David D. Gossage, DO

MicroPulse laser therapy for glaucoma

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

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.

Marjan Farid, MD

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

Views: 66

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. 

Francis Mah, M.D.

Current dry eye diagnostic, treatment modalities

Views: 66

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.”

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.

Jonathan Lass, MD

Donor diabetes history and keratoplasty outcomes

Views: 66

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.

Richard Davidson, MD

Femtosecond arcuate incisions: analysis of accuracy and effect

Views: 66

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.

Richard Hoffman, MD

Small pupils in cataract surgery

Views: 65

Richard Hoffman, MD

Small pupils in cataract surgery

Richard Hoffman, MD, Eugene, Ore., discusses surgical management of small pupils in cataract surgery.

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. 

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.

William Wiley, MD

Compounded medication for cataract surgery

Views: 65

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.

Michael Boland, MD

Telemedicine and glaucoma

Views: 65

Michael Boland, MD

Telemedicine and glaucoma

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

Jeff Grant

MU2: what's new in meaningful use

Views: 65

Jeff Grant

MU2: what's new in meaningful use

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

Paul McLean

A modular IOL

Views: 65

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.

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.

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.

Gilbert Kliman

New mobile diagnostic technologies

Views: 64

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.

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.

 

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.

Edgar Leuenberger, MD

Femtosecond laser assisted glaucoma surgery (FLAGS)

Views: 64

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.

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.

Marcella Salomao, MD

Ocular surface evaluation

Views: 64

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.

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

Anam Qureshi, MD,
 PGY 3

Resident

Views: 63

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.

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.

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.

Bruna Ventura, MD

Ophthalmology technology in Brazil

Views: 63

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.

Norbert Pfeiffer, MD

Aging and glaucoma

Views: 63

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.

Nancey McCann and Ashley McGlone

Government relations update

Views: 62

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: 62

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.

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Crosslinking for infectious keratitis

Views: 62

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sonu Goel, MD

Femto advantages for complex cataract surgery

Views: 61

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.

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. 

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.

Edward J. Holland, MD

Limbal stem cell disease

Views: 60

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.

Abhay Vasavada, M.D.

Multifocality lenses on the market

Views: 60

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.

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.

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

J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Pearls for astigmatism correction in cataract surgery

Views: 59

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.

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. 

Thomas Albini, MD

Anterior uveitis

Views: 59

Thomas Albini, MD

Anterior uveitis

Thomas Albini, MD, Miami, explains modern techniques for managing anterior uveitis. 

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.

Boris Malyugin, M.D.

Pearls for cataract surgery in vitrectomized eyes

Views: 59

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.”

Sandra Belalcazar Rey, MD

PASCAL laser trabeculoplasty vs. SLT for open-angle glaucoma

Views: 59

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.

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.

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.

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.

Soosan Jacob, MS, DNB, FRCS

Pre-Descemet's endothelial keratoplasty

Views: 59

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.

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.

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.

Maite Sainz de la Maza, MD

A new commercial cyclosporine for dry eye in Europe

Views: 59

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.

Guillermo Rocha, MD

Corneal edema and cataract surgery

Views: 59

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.

Joel Schuman, MD

Relationship in glaucoma between structure and function

Views: 59

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.

Ronald Krueger, MD

Real-time wavefront aberrometry

Views: 59

Ronald Krueger, MD

Real-time wavefront aberrometry

Ronald Krueger, MD, Cleveland, discusses a novel intraoperative, real-time aberrometry device.

Charles D. Reilly, MD

Why I put down my knife: femto LRI and AK

Views: 58

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.

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.

Jack Holladay, MD

Managing residual astigmatism after toric IOL

Views: 58

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.

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.

Oliver Findl, MD

New approaches to pre- and intraoperative biometry

Views: 57

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.

Gilles Lesieur, MD

CME after MICS

Views: 57

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Luther L. Fry, MD

Moderating IOP spikes after phaco

Views: 56

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.

Mauricio Maia, MD

Evidence-based anti-VEGF treatment

Views: 56

Mauricio Maia, MD

Evidence-based anti-VEGF treatment

Mauricio Maia, MD, Sao Paulo, Brazil, discusses evidence based anti-VEGF treatment protocols.

Michael Girard, MD

Glaucoma and corneal biomechanics

Views: 56

Michael Girard, MD

Glaucoma and corneal biomechanics

Michael Girard, MD, Singapore, describes the relationship between corneal biomechanics and glaucoma pathophysiology.

Peter Netland, MD, PhD

Patient satisfaction

Views: 56

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.

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

PACK-CXL for corneal infections

Views: 56

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: 56

Steve Vold, MD

New therapeutic delivery devices for glaucoma

Steve Vold, MD, Fayetteville, Ark., describes new medication depot devices for glaucoma treatment.

Marc A. Moore, MD

Amniotic Membrane Contact Lens

Views: 56

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.

Michael Belin, MD

A new system for grading keratoconus

Views: 55

Michael Belin, MD

A new system for grading keratoconus

Michael Belin, MD, Marana, Arizona, introduces a new multivariant system for grading keratoconus.

Alessandra Chaves, MD

Indications in keratoconus patients

Views: 55

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.

Anthony Aldave, MD

Keratoprosthesis as initial surgery

Views: 55

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.

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. 

John Pinto, MD

Frugal innovation in ophthalmology

Views: 55

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.

Dimitri Chernyak, PhD

Wavefront technology in refractive surgery

Views: 55

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

Tips for multifocal IOL implantation

Views: 54

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.

George Beiko, MD

In-the-bag-complications: material, opacifications, and glistening

Views: 54

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: 54

Amit Porwal, MD

'Top Gun' session on hypermature cataracts

Amit Porwal, MD, Belgaum, India, describes his techniques for dealing with hypermature cataracts.

Joel S. Schuman, MD

Advances in Imaging for Glaucoma

Views: 54

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: 54

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

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.

Michael Belin, MD

Sensitivity and specificity of multiple parameters for diagnosing keratoconus

Views: 54

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.

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.

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.

William Trattler, MD

Initial reactions to femtosecond laser use in practice

Views: 54

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.

Charles D. Reilly, MD

Ocular sealant evaluation compared with suture closure

Views: 54

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. 

E. Ann Rose

Planning for ICD-10

Views: 53

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.

Pablo Artal, MD

An accommodating triplet IOL

Views: 53

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.

George Spaeth, MD

How to introduce MIGS to a patient

Views: 53

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.

Christina Weng, MD

AMD for the comprehensive ophthalmologist

Views: 53

Christina Weng, MD

AMD for the comprehensive ophthalmologist

Christina Weng, MD, Houston, discusses diagnosis and management of non-neovascular AMD.

Marlene Moster, MD

Career challenges as a female ophthalmologist

Views: 53

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. 

Hunter Newsom, MD

Light-adjustable IOLs

Views: 52

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.

Keiki Mehta, MD

Advantages of Microincision Cataract Surgery

Views: 52

Keiki Mehta, MD

Advantages of Microincision Cataract Surgery

Dr Mehta summarizes his Masterclass on advantages of sub-2.2mm 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.

Tamara Fountain, MD

Risk management for the ophthalmologist

Views: 52

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.

Ronald Yeoh, MD

APACRS Masterclasses

Views: 52

Ronald Yeoh, MD

APACRS Masterclasses

Dr Yeoh describes the APACRS Masterclasses and how they differ from usual conference courses

Michael Lawless, MD

Angle supported phakic IOLs

Views: 52

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.

Douglas Koch, MD

Presbyopia correction: what's new in 2015

Views: 52

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. 

Keith Barton, MD

Tubes, shunts, and MIGS plus

Views: 52

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

Views: 52

Jullia Rosdahl, MD, PhD

Glaucoma: artifact, anomaly, or disease

Jullia Rosdahl, MD, PhD, Durham, N.C., discusses the interpretation of data in glaucoma testing.

W. Barry Lee, MD

Corneal considerations in cataract surgery

Views: 52

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.

Dan B. Tran, MD

Intraoperative aberrometry and toric IOLs

Views: 52

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.

Barry Seibel, MD

Phacodynamics

Views: 51

Barry Seibel, MD

Phacodynamics

Barry Seibel, MD, Los Angeles, describes how to manipulate phacodynamic parameters.

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.

Ioannis Pallikaris, MD

Options for presbyopia correction 2015

Views: 51

Ioannis Pallikaris, MD

Options for presbyopia correction 2015

Ioannis Pallikaris, MD, Crete, Greece, discusses the various options for presbyopia correction today.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Drug delivery devices

Views: 51

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Drug delivery devices

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, N.Y., emphasizes the importance of new drug delivery devices.

Robert Ang, MD

Prospective study of presbyopia LASIK

Views: 51

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.

George N. Magrath, MD

iPhone slitlamp adapter

Views: 51

George N. Magrath, MD

iPhone slitlamp adapter

George N. Magrath, MD, Charleston, South Carolina, demonstrates his iPhone Slitlamp Adapter for anterior segment photography.

Dandapani Ramamurthy, MD

Femto capsulotomy: Problems and solutions

Views: 51

Dandapani Ramamurthy, MD

Femto capsulotomy: Problems and solutions

Dandapani Ramamurthy, MD, Coimbatore, India, discusses problems particular to femtosecond capsulotomy and how to address these.

Nancy Dorrier

Authentic Leadership

Views: 50

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.

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.

John Hovanesian, MD

Digital technologies to interface with patients outside the office

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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.

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

Views: 50

Helen Wu, MD

Identification and management of squamous conjunctival tumors

Helen Wu, MD, Boston, discusses techniques for diagnosing and managing squamous conjunctival tumors.

Neel Desai, MD

ProKera variants

Views: 50

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.

Ronald Krueger, MD

Spectrum of custom LASIK options

Views: 49

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.

Tun Kuan Yeo, MD

Piggyback IOL power calculation

Views: 49

Tun Kuan Yeo, MD

Piggyback IOL power calculation

Tun Kuan Yeo, MD, Singapore, compares a number of methods of power calculation for piggyback IOLs.

Richard L. Lindstrom, MD

How to create a start-up

Views: 49

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.

Vicken Karageozian, MD

Integrin-targeted therapy for retinal disease

Views: 49

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. 

Renato de Natale, MD

The economic burden of glaucoma

Views: 49

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

Views: 49

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.

Alan E. Reider, JD, MPH

Legal Concerns for 2014

Views: 48

Alan E. Reider, JD, MPH

Legal Concerns for 2014

Mr. Reider discusses the Sunshine Law and other concerns for practicing ophthalmologists.

Jonathan H. Lass, MD

Donor tissue and donor age

Views: 48

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.

Cathy Schanzer, MD

Mission work abroad

Views: 48

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.

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

Views: 48

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.

A. John Kanellopoulos, MD

High fluence collagen crosslinking

Views: 48

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.

Kerry Solomon, MD

Toric IOL Orientation

Views: 48

Kerry Solomon, MD

Toric IOL Orientation

Kerry D. Solomon, MD discusses MEASUREMENT AND SURGICAL PLANNING for toric IOL implantation.

Anton Hommer, MD

Role of surgery in the new EGS guidelines

Views: 48

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.

Gary J. L. Foster, MD

Intraoperative aberrometry on 200 eyes

Views: 48

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.

Guy Kleinmann, MD

Comparison of 3 designs of capsular rings to prevent PCO

Views: 47

Guy Kleinmann, MD

Comparison of 3 designs of capsular rings to prevent PCO

Guy Kleinmann, MD, Rehovot, Israel, discusses novel capsular ring implants to prevent PCO formation.

Osama Ibrahim, MD

Managing High Myopia correction with ReLEx SMILE

Views: 47

Osama Ibrahim, MD

Managing High Myopia correction with ReLEx SMILE

Discussion of surgical approach in high refractive errors; SMILE technique

Thomas A. Gustafson, PhD

ACOs

Views: 47

Thomas A. Gustafson, PhD

ACOs

Dr. Gustafson talks about the formation of ACOs, the risks inherent in joining them, and the risks of failing to cooperate with them.

Susan MacDonald, MD

Involvement in WIO

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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.

L. Jay Katz, MD

Selective laser trabeculoplasty: Primary? Adjunctive? Repeatable?

Views: 47

L. Jay Katz, MD

Selective laser trabeculoplasty: Primary? Adjunctive? Repeatable?

L. Jay Katz, MD, Philadelphia, discusses laser trabeculoplasty, the differences between argon and selective trabeculoplasty, and whether these techniques are repeatable.

Oliver Findl, MD

Elschnig pearls issues

Views: 47

Oliver Findl, MD

Elschnig pearls issues

Oliver Findl, MD, Austria, explains how Elschnig pearls cause secondary opacification and vision loss.

Vardhaman Kankariya, MD

Crosslinking, PTK, and epithelial masking

Views: 47

Vardhaman Kankariya, MD

Crosslinking, PTK, and epithelial masking

Vardhaman Kankariya, MD, Pune, India, describes the Crete protocol of transepithelial PTK with collagen crosslinking.

David Friedman, MD

Alternative care models in glaucoma

Views: 47

David Friedman, MD

Alternative care models in glaucoma

David Friedman, MD, Baltimore, discusses alternative care models, including telemedicine, in glaucoma.

Jaime Aramberri, MD

IOL calculation in eyes with phakic IOLs

Views: 46

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.

Gilbert Kliman, MD

The Ophthalmology Innovation Summit

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Gilbert Kliman, MD

The Ophthalmology Innovation Summit

Gilbert Kliman, MD, Menlo Park, Calif., discusses the OIS meeting, which took place ahead of the AAO.

Jodhbir Mehta, MD

Laser ablation: centration issues

Views: 46

Jodhbir Mehta, MD

Laser ablation: centration issues

Jodhbir Mehta, MD, Singapore, describes how to help manage and prevent decentered ablation in keratorefractive laser surgery.

Nick Mamalis, MD

Ways to prevent and treat TASS

Views: 46

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.

Wolfgang Riha, MD

Results of registry data fro the KAMRA corneal inlay

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Wolfgang Riha, MD

Results of registry data fro the KAMRA corneal inlay

Wolfgang Riha, MD, Berlin, Germany, discusses clinical registry findings for patients receiving the KAMRA corneal inlay for the treatment of presbyopia.

Laurence T. D. Sperber, MD

The misaligned toric IOL

Views: 46

Laurence T. D. Sperber, MD

The misaligned toric IOL

Laurence T. D. Sperber, MD, New York, discusses recognizing toric misalignments and surgical planning. Surgical pearls are discussed.

Mitch Schultz, MD

Reduced ultrasound time with FACS

Views: 46

Mitch Schultz, MD

Reduced ultrasound time with FACS

Mitch Schultz, MD, Northridge, California, compares ultrasound time in standard phaco to FACS.

Rohit Shetty and Natasha Pahuja

Diagnostics testing available materials

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Rohit Shetty and Natasha Pahuja

Diagnostics testing available materials

Rohit Shetty, MD, Bangalore, India and Natasha Pahuja, MD, Bangalore, India, speak about the potential clinical information that is lost when we discard consumable materials.

Jay Pepose, MD, PhD

Nanotechnology innovations for glaucoma management

Views: 45

Jay Pepose, MD, PhD

Nanotechnology innovations for glaucoma management

Jay Pepose, MD, PhD, St. Louis, Mo., discusses a novel drug delivery system for long-term treatment of glaucoma.

Steve Arshinoff, MD

OVDs

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Steve Arshinoff, MD

OVDs

Steve Arshinoff, MD, Toronto, describes the variety of OVDs and discusses their relative strengths and utilities.

Choun-Ki Joo, MD

The treatment of dry eye syndrome following epi-LASIK

Views: 45

Choun-Ki Joo, MD

The treatment of dry eye syndrome following epi-LASIK

Choun-Ki Joo, MD, Seoul, South Korea, discusses management of dry eye after epi-LASIK and other refractive procedures.

Uday Devgan, MD

"Things I learned the hard way"

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Uday Devgan, MD

"Things I learned the hard way"

Uday Devgan, M.D., chief of ophthalmology, Olive View – UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif. discusses things he learned “the hard way” in business, ophthalmology and life.

Virender Sangwan, MD

Limbal stem cell transplantation

Views: 45

Virender Sangwan, MD

Limbal stem cell transplantation

Virender Sangwan, MD, Hyderabad, India, discusses techniques for corneal limbal stem cell transplantation.

Guy Kleinmann, MD

PCO-Suppressing Ring

Views: 45

Guy Kleinmann, MD

PCO-Suppressing Ring

Dr. Kleinmann reports on the results of a study of a second-generation PCO-suppressing acrylic intracapsular ring. The results are impressive!

Preeya K. Gupta, MD

IOL opacification

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Preeya K. Gupta, MD

IOL opacification

Preeya K. Gupta, MD, Durham, N.C., describes what happens when an IOL opacifies, what the associations are, and how to remedy it.

Brian C. Stagg, MD

Phaco tip design

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Brian C. Stagg, MD

Phaco tip design

Brian C. Stagg, MD, Salt Lake City, reports that angled phaco tips are less effecient and produce more chatter than straight tips in his experimental model.

Gilbert Kliman, MD

OIS @ AAO

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Gilbert Kliman, MD

OIS @ AAO

Gilbert Kliman, MD, Menlo Park, Calif., discussed the importance of OIS and this year's event at AAO.

Samuel Baharestani, MD, and Christopher Lo, MD

Study on online visibility of oculoplastics procedures

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Samuel Baharestani, MD, and Christopher Lo, MD

Study on online visibility of oculoplastics procedures

Samuel Baharestani, MD, New York, and Christopher Lo, MD, New York, discuss online presence and visibility regarding commonly performed oculoplastics procedures.

Karolinne Rocha, MD, PhD

Femto for arcuate incisions

Views: 44

Karolinne Rocha, MD, PhD

Femto for arcuate incisions

Karolinne Rocha, MD, PhD, Charleston, S.C., U.S., discusses the femtosecond laser for arcuate incisions in post transplant patients, highlighting technique and when it's best to use.

Randall J. Olson, MD

Parameters for efficient phaco

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Randall J. Olson, MD

Parameters for efficient phaco

Fluidics, ultrasound parameters, and even needle gauge have significant influences on phacoemulsification efficiency. Dr. Olson presents findings from several recent studies.

Linda Christmann, MD, MBA

Leadership and the Future Direction of Women in Ophthalmology

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Linda Christmann, MD, MBA

Leadership and the Future Direction of Women in Ophthalmology

Linda Christmann, MD, MBA, WIO president, shares her future vision for the organization. 

Kaweh Mansouri, MD

Continuous intraocular pressure readings

Views: 44

Kaweh Mansouri, MD

Continuous intraocular pressure readings

Kaweh Mansouri, MD, Geneva, Switzerland, discusses technology to allow continuous 24-hour readings of IOP.

Nancey McCann

SGR repeal

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Nancey McCann

SGR repeal

Medicare's Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) may finally be repealed this year. ASCRS Government Relations Director Nancey McCann explains why this may happen.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, FAAO, FACS

Spotlight on Surgical Treatment of Presbyopia: IOL and Corneal Technologies

Views: 43

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, FAAO, FACS

Spotlight on Surgical Treatment of Presbyopia: IOL and Corneal Technologies

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, FAAO, FACS, president elect of ASCRS, clinical professor of ophthalmology at New York University, member of Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island, and national medical director of TLC Laser Eye Centers, Long Island New York, says he considers presbyopic IOLs for his patients interested in reducing dependency on glasses. Before choosing a treatment plan, however, he says he does a thorough evaluation of the patient’s cornea, lens and retina, and he talks about the risks, benefits and options.

Mitchell A. Jackson, MD

Advantages of MICS for IFIS

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Mitchell A. Jackson, MD

Advantages of MICS for IFIS

Dr. Jackson reports that MICS is a good option for patients on systemic alpha-blockers

Ladan Espandar, MD, MS

Adipose-Derived Stem Cells

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Ladan Espandar, MD, MS

Adipose-Derived Stem Cells

Dr. Espandar describes results of a study examining adipose-derived stem cells to promote wound healing.

Francis Price, Jr., MD

Glaucoma and cornea surgery

Views: 43

Francis Price, Jr., MD

Glaucoma and cornea surgery

Francis Price, Jr., MD, Indianapolis, Ind., discusses the implications of cornea surgery in the context of preexisting and iatrogenic glaucoma.

Thomas Kohnen, MD

Femto cataract surgery and premium IOLs

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Thomas Kohnen, MD

Femto cataract surgery and premium IOLs

Thomas Kohnen, MD, Frankfurt, Germany, discusses the advantages that femto cataract has for patients receiving premium IOLs.

Richard S. Koplin, MD

Phaco fluidics for residents

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Richard S. Koplin, MD

Phaco fluidics for residents

Richard S. Koplin, MD, New York, discusses anterior chamber fluidics and the importance of fluid balance in phacoemulsification. He describes current and future research that will be applied to resident cataract surgery.

Regine C. Pappas, MD

Clinical decision making in glaucoma surgery

Views: 43

Regine C. Pappas, MD

Clinical decision making in glaucoma surgery

Dr. Pappas shares her experience and pearls in the use of minimally invasive glaucoma surgical (MIGS) devices. 

Cordelia Chan, MD

Vernal keratoconjunctivitis

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Cordelia Chan, MD

Vernal keratoconjunctivitis

Cordelia Chan, MD, Singapore, discusses therapeutic pitfalls in the treatment of vernal keratoconjunctivitis.

Nathan Radcliffe, MD

Progress in glaucoma in the past year

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Nathan Radcliffe, MD

Progress in glaucoma in the past year

Nathan Radcliffe, MD, New York, discusses the new technology in glaucoma in 2014, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery.

Jack Holladay, MD

Spotlight on presbyopia

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Jack Holladay, MD

Spotlight on presbyopia

Jack Holladay, MD, Bellaire, Texas, discusses presbyopia today and some of the new technologies available.

Steven Sarkisian Jr., MD

Managing glaucoma as a military campaign

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Steven Sarkisian Jr., MD

Managing glaucoma as a military campaign

Steven Sarkisian Jr., MD, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, uses the analogy of a military campaign to describe his approach to glaucoma management.

Luna Xu, MD

Choroidal Neovascularization in AMD

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Luna Xu, MD

Choroidal Neovascularization in AMD

Luna Xu, MD, New York, discusses how characterizing the progression of choroidal neovascularization can be used to differentiate between types of age-related macular degeneration

Marianne Price, PhD

Patient satisfaction with LASIK vs. contact lenses

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Marianne Price, PhD

Patient satisfaction with LASIK vs. contact lenses

Marianne Price, PhD, Indianapolis, Ind., discusses the various longitudinal outcomes from patients wearing contact lenses, glasses, or having undergone LASIK.

Robert Sambursky, MD

Rapid Pathogen Screening for adenovirus and MMP-9 testing for dry eye

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Robert Sambursky, MD

Rapid Pathogen Screening for adenovirus and MMP-9 testing for dry eye

Robert Sambursky, MD, Bradenton, Fla., discusses in-office, point-of-care testing for adenoviral conjunctivitis and dry eye syndrome. 

Pablo Artal, MD

Adaptive optics for IOL comparison

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Pablo Artal, MD

Adaptive optics for IOL comparison

Pablo Artal, MD, Murcia, Spain, describes an innovative approach to evaluating aberrations and choosing IOL models by using adaptive optics.

Elsie Chan, MD

CXL: A randomized controlled trial

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Elsie Chan, MD

CXL: A randomized controlled trial

Elsie Chan, MD, Melbourne, Australia, discusses results from her randomized controlled trial of corneal collagen crosslinking for progressive keratoconus in eyes with thin corneas

Christopher E. Starr, MD

New diagnostic tests for ocular surface disease

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Christopher E. Starr, MD

New diagnostic tests for ocular surface disease

Christopher E. Starr, MD, assistant professor of ophthalmology; director, Refractive Surgery Service; and director, Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgery Fellowship, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, discusses new diagnostic tests for ocular surface disease. Dr. Starr said it’s not as easy to diagnose OSD as once thought. There is a great overlap of signs and symptoms for red eye, dry eye and meibomian gland dysfunction, he said.

Minoru Tomita, MD, PhD

Evaluating different laser fragmentation patterns used in laser cataract surgeries

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Minoru Tomita, MD, PhD

Evaluating different laser fragmentation patterns used in laser cataract surgeries

Discussion of different laser fragmentation patterns in femtosecond assisted cataract surgery and how this impacts effective phacoemulsification time and power

Francis Price, MD

Glaucoma and cornea transplants

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Francis Price, MD

Glaucoma and cornea transplants

Francis Price, MD, Indianapolis, Ind., U.S., discusses the context of glaucoma patients who need cornea surgery and vice versa.

Douglas A. Katsev, MD

An accommodating toric IOL

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Douglas A. Katsev, MD

An accommodating toric IOL

Dr. Katsev discusses a new accommodating toric IOL. Range of correction, implantation, and mechanism are reviewed.

Richard S. Davidson, MD

Femtosecond laser for complex cataracts

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Richard S. Davidson, MD

Femtosecond laser for complex cataracts

The femtosecond laser in not limited to treating simple cataracts. Posterior polar cataracts, white cataracts, post-graft cataracts, and even small pupil cases may be tackled, Dr. Davidson says.

Farhad Hafezi, MD

Cross-linking in children and adolescents

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Farhad Hafezi, MD

Cross-linking in children and adolescents

Farhad Hafezi, MD, Geneva, Switzerland, discusses his experiences with cross-linking in children and adolescents.

Roger Zaldivar, MD

AcuTarget HD in preoperative evaluation

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Roger Zaldivar, MD

AcuTarget HD in preoperative evaluation

Roger Zaldivar, MD, Mendoza, Argentina, discusses the new technology available in AcuTarget HD and its role in preoperative evaluations.

Jeffrey Whitman, MD

LACS vs. standard phaco for pseudoaccommodating lenses

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Jeffrey Whitman, MD

LACS vs. standard phaco for pseudoaccommodating lenses

Jeffrey Whitman, MD, Dallas, discusses results of his study comparing femtosecond cataract surgery to traditional phaco for pseudoaccommodating IOL surgery.

Noel Alpins, MD

CorT: an accurate and repeatable measure of corneal astigmatism

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Noel Alpins, MD

CorT: an accurate and repeatable measure of corneal astigmatism

Noel Alpins, MD, Melbourne, Australia, discusses the CorT parameter and its clinical applications.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Spotlight on MIGS

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Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Spotlight on MIGS

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, N.Y., discusses MIGS today and its impact both for glaucoma surgeons and cataract surgeons.

Richard P. Kratz, MD

ASCRS Hall of Fame inductee

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Richard P. Kratz, MD

ASCRS Hall of Fame inductee

ASCRS Hall of Fame inductee Richard P. Kratz, MD, Fullerton, California, talks about receiving the honor with his good friends, Paul Honan, MD, Lebanon, Indiana and Thomas R. Mazzoco, MD, Healdsburg, California.

Sheraz Daya, MD

Refractive lens exchange for myopia

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Sheraz Daya, MD

Refractive lens exchange for myopia

Sheraz Daya, MD, London, U.K., describes cautions to be observed when planning refractive lens exchange for myopic patients.

David F. Chang, MD

What’s new in technology

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David F. Chang, MD

What’s new in technology

EyeWorld Chief Medical Editor David F. Chang, M.D., clinical professor of ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, introduces and talks about a promising new technology. The Holos Surgical Wavefront Aberrometer (Clarity Medical Systems, Inc., Pleasanton, Calif.) continuously monitors and displays refractive measurements during surgery.

Terry Kim, MD

Complications from crosslinking

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Terry Kim, MD

Complications from crosslinking

Terry Kim, MD, Durham, North Carolina, explains crosslinking and what type of complications may arise during the procedure.

Ayala Pollack

Does cataract extraction accelerate AMD and do we need to do prophylaxis?

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Ayala Pollack

Does cataract extraction accelerate AMD and do we need to do prophylaxis?

Ayala Pollack, MD, Rehovot, Israel, discusses the relationship of AMD to cataract extraction.

Uday Gadgil, MD

Cataract surgery in coloboma eyes

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Uday Gadgil, MD

Cataract surgery in coloboma eyes

Uday Gadgil, MD, Mumbai, India, discusses the particular challenges of cataract surgery in coloboma eyes.

Lisa Park, MD

ASCRS Foundation and efforts abroad

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Lisa Park, MD

ASCRS Foundation and efforts abroad

Lisa Park, MD, New York, discusses medical mission trips and efforts at teaching abroad.

Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD

MIGS for residents

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Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD

MIGS for residents

Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD, New York, describes the central role that MIGS will play for the comprehensive cataract surgeon.

Amar Agarwal, MD

Pre-descemet endothelial keratoplasty

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Amar Agarwal, MD

Pre-descemet endothelial keratoplasty

Discussion of a novel endothelial keratoplasty technique in combination with a scleral glued IOL.

Inez Wong, MD

New amblyopia treatment paradigm

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Inez Wong, MD

New amblyopia treatment paradigm

Inez Wong, MD, Singapore, discusses the evolution of patching, atropine penalization, and binocular training for the treatment of amblyopia.

Simonetta Morselli, MD

A new IOL for MICS

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Simonetta Morselli, MD

A new IOL for MICS

Simonetta Morselli, MD, Bassano del Grappa, Italy, describes a new IOL designed to be inserted through a 1.5 mm wound.

Brian Francis, MD

Introduction to Trabectome

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Brian Francis, MD

Introduction to Trabectome

Brian Francis, MD, Los Angeles, discusses the role of Trabectome as a MIGS technology to treat open angle glaucoma.

David Huang, MD, PhD

Advanced Imaging for Glaucoma Study

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David Huang, MD, PhD

Advanced Imaging for Glaucoma Study

David Huang, MD, PhD, Portland, Ore., discusses the findings and applications of the recently conducted Advanced Imaging for Glaucoma Study.

Rupal Trivedi, MD

Preop predictive factors in bilateral cataract surgery in children

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Rupal Trivedi, MD

Preop predictive factors in bilateral cataract surgery in children

Rupal Trivedi, MD, Mount Pleasant, S.C., discusses preoperative predictive factors of postoperative visual acuity after bilateral cataract surgery in children.

Douglas Rhee, MD

Fitting MIGS into your practice

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Douglas Rhee, MD

Fitting MIGS into your practice

Douglas Rhee, MD, Cleveland, describes the role MIGS should play in clinical practice.

Neda Shamie, MD

Ocular surface disease in the context of cataract surgery

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Neda Shamie, MD

Ocular surface disease in the context of cataract surgery

Neda Shamie, MD, Los Angeles, Calif., discusses the importance of recognizing and managing ocular surface disease in the perioperative evaluation of the cataract patient.

Terry Kim, MD

Vitreous challenges in anterior segment surgery

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Terry Kim, MD

Vitreous challenges in anterior segment surgery

Terry Kim, M.D., Durham, N.C., offers an overview of the session on vitreous challenges in anterior segment surgery. During the session, Dr. Kim highlighted a case of patient with a small pupil that ended up having a posterior capsule rupture that didn’t occur until the end of the case during cortex removal.

Esen Akpek, MD

Sjogren's Syndrome: Epidemiology and Clinical importance

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Esen Akpek, MD

Sjogren's Syndrome: Epidemiology and Clinical importance

Esen Akpek, MD, Baltimore, discusses diagnostic criteria for Sjogren's syndrome and the important role ophthalmologists play in diagnosis and treatment

Bennie Jeng, MD

Compounded medications

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Bennie Jeng, MD

Compounded medications

Bennie Jeng, MD, Baltimore, Md., discusses the importance of compounded medications. While oversight is warranted, new proposed federal regulations may limit patient care options.

Zoltan Z. Nagy, MD

Pearls for femtosecond laser cataract surgery

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Zoltan Z. Nagy, MD

Pearls for femtosecond laser cataract surgery

Zoltan Z. Nagy, MD, Budapest, Hungary, offers Joshua Young, MD, New York, pearls on how to avoid common complications associated with femtosecond laser cataract surgery.

Jodi Luchs, MD

Ocular allergy

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Jodi Luchs, MD

Ocular allergy

Jodi Luchs, MD, Wantagh, N.Y., explains an algorithm for diagnosing and managing ocular allergy.

Kasu Prasad Reddy, M.D.

New technologies in corneal presbyopia surgery

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Kasu Prasad Reddy, M.D.

New technologies in corneal presbyopia surgery

Kasu Prasad Reddy, M.D., Hyderabad, India, talks about the highlights of the Corneal Presbyopic Surgery symposium that he chaired, including information on new technologies in the subject. (Dr. Reddy is wearing a beige coat and pink-striped top)

Ronald Yeoh

Paddle chop

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Ronald Yeoh

Paddle chop

Dr. Yeoh introduces a new device and technique for chopping femto fragmented cataracts.

Mildred M.G. Olivier, MD

All about the WIO

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Mildred M.G. Olivier, MD

All about the WIO

Dr. Olivier addresses the history of Women in Ophthalmology (WIO) and its focus on career and  leadership development, its international expansion and humanitarian efforts.

Nancey K. McCann, MD

The future of health care reform; EMR and meaningful use update

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Nancey K. McCann, MD

The future of health care reform; EMR and meaningful use update

ASCRS•ASOA Director of Government Relations Nancey K. McCann gave a talk on the various stages and requirements of EMR. Mrs. McCann spoke to both societies about legislative and regulatory issues.

Jodhibir Mehta, MD

Effect of outcome of endothelial keratoplasty by pre-operative diagnosis

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Jodhibir Mehta, MD

Effect of outcome of endothelial keratoplasty by pre-operative diagnosis

Jodhibir Mehta, MD, Singapore, discusses the outcomes of endothelial keratoplasty for patients with Fuchs' dystrophy and bullous keratopathy.  

Ralph Chu, MD

Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery in Crystalens patients

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Ralph Chu, MD

Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery in Crystalens patients

Ralph Chu, MD, Minneapolis, discusses his experience with improved accuracy in Crystalens implantation in patients undergoing cataract surgery with femtosecond assistance.

Stephen Klyce, PhD

Corneal aberrations in preoperative cataract evaluation

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Stephen Klyce, PhD

Corneal aberrations in preoperative cataract evaluation

Stephen Klyce, PhD, Port Washington, N.Y., discusses measurement of corneal aberrations and the implications in planning cataract surgery.

Paul Tambyah, MD

Emerging pandemics

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Paul Tambyah, MD

Emerging pandemics

Paul Tambyah, MD, Singapore, discusses recent pandemics relevant to ophthalmology.

David Huang, MD, PhD

Functional OCT testing

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David Huang, MD, PhD

Functional OCT testing

There is so much more to OCT than just structural imaging. Functional OCT imaging includes dopple blood flow and OCT angiography. Dr. Huang shares his expertise in this new field.

Gerald W. Zaidman, MD

Penetrating keratoplasty for post-LASIK ectasia

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Gerald W. Zaidman, MD

Penetrating keratoplasty for post-LASIK ectasia

Gerald W. Zaidman, MD, Valhalla, N.Y., describes penetrating keratoplasty in the context of post-LASIK ectasia.

Edvaldo Figueiroa Jr., MD

Treating irregular astigmatism in post RK and post PK eyes

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Edvaldo Figueiroa Jr., MD

Treating irregular astigmatism in post RK and post PK eyes

Edvaldo Figueiroa Jr., MD, São Paulo, Brazil, discusses methods for treating irregular astigmatism with epithelial on PRK.

Tal Raviv, MD

Evaluation for premium IOLs

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Tal Raviv, MD

Evaluation for premium IOLs

Tal Raviv, MD, New York, discusses special considerations in the evaluation of patients for premium IOLs. Diagnostic testing and treatment goals are discussed.

Pravin K Vaddavalli, MD

Intraoperative Wound Fragility in Keratoglobus

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Pravin K Vaddavalli, MD

Intraoperative Wound Fragility in Keratoglobus

Dr Vaddavalli describes a case of phacoemulsification on a patient with keratoglobus and the lessons he learned. Surgical video is presented.

Femida Kherani, MD, FRCSC

Orbital pearls

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Femida Kherani, MD, FRCSC

Orbital pearls

Dr. Kherani discusses collaborative work in orbital disease, including advances in plastic surgery.

Robert Fechtner, MD

The value of the one eye trial of medication

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Robert Fechtner, MD

The value of the one eye trial of medication

Robert Fechtner, MD, Newark, N.J., discusses the pros and cons of treating intraocular pressure in a unilateral vs. bilateral fashion.

Gary JL Foster, MD

Phaco with peristaltic pump and active fluidics

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Gary JL Foster, MD

Phaco with peristaltic pump and active fluidics

Gary JL Foster, MD, Fort Collins, Colo., explains the differences in surgical experience between passive and active fluidics phaco systems. Settings are discussed as well.

Deborah Bernstein, MD

Working in private practice

Views: 36

Deborah Bernstein, MD

Working in private practice

Deborah Bernstein, MD, Waukesha, Wisconsin, discusses working in private practice.

Priya Narang, MD

Glued IOLs in highly myopic eyes

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Priya Narang, MD

Glued IOLs in highly myopic eyes

Priya Narang, MD, Ahmedabad, India, discusses the difficulties associated with glued IOLs in highly myopic eyes and demonstrates technique modifications to address these.

Jonathan B. Rubenstein, MD

Astigmatism management

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Jonathan B. Rubenstein, MD

Astigmatism management

Jonathan B. Rubenstein, M.D., Chicago, offers pearls to manage astigmatism in cataract surgery. Pearls include using peripheral corneal incisions with a diamond knife or femtosecond laser.