Compromise of the posterior capsule can occur in the hands of both new and experienced surgeons. Learn how to prevent, avoid, or efficiently manage PCR.
The EviRed study can potentially change the future of diagnosis and treatment of diabetic retinopathy. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the project and its implications.
Unfortunately, the eyes are not immune from systemic cancer metastasis. To better treat your patients, review the essential diagnosis and treatment of choroidal metastasis and gain important takeaways.
The first eye drop for presbyopia, Vuity from Allergan, was approved by the FDA in October 2021, and it’s already changing how eyecare practitioners approach presbyopia with their patients.
The latest novel pharmaceuticals hold the potential to significantly alter the management of major anterior segment diseases—from dry eye to myopia to infectious corneal ulceration. Learn about some of the most promising.
The vast choices of IOL options available can sometimes be overwhelming. This comprehensive guide provides the information you need to choose the right IOL and give your patients an understanding of their surgery and postoperative expectations.
Learn the various formats presented in scientific literature and how to accurately and efficiently extract the meaningful data that can impact clinical practice from each type.
Utilize this step-by-step guide to complete the SF Match application and glean expert advice from two highly esteemed ophthalmologists.
Each year, in the US, approximately 4 million cataract surgeries are performed with most patients having very favorable outcomes. Cataracts cannot grow back. However, should posterior capsular opacification occur, here is how to manage it in a safe and straightforward manner.
Utilize these steps and strategies for successful co-management of LASIK patients between optometrists and ophthalmologists to optimize the patient experience as well as their outcome.
With proper pre-operative planning, post-operative steps, and patient education, cataract surgery after LASIK can be successful. Learn the steps to provide these patients optimal visual results.
The eye is frequently involved in numerous autoimmune and vascular disorders. In part four of this four-part study guide, we discuss giant cell arteritis.
The eye is frequently involved in numerous autoimmune and endocrine disorders. In part three of this four-part study guide, we discuss Graves' disease.
The eye is frequently involved in numerous autoimmune and dermatologic disorders. In part two of this four-part study guide, we discuss psoriasis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and scleroderma.
When dealing with complicated cataract cases, it is imperative to be prepared. This article explores the key considerations, risk factors, and tools you need on hand to ensure success.
The eye is frequently involved in numerous autoimmune and rheumatologic disorders. In part one of this four-part study guide, we discuss rheumatoid arthritis, Sjögren's syndrome, and seronegative spondyloarthropathies.
3-dimensional (3D) visualization systems are an exciting development in surgical microscopes with benefits for surgeons, patients, and the entire OR team. Here's what to know about this new technology!
Here's what ophthalmology residents should know about its benefits, drawbacks, and possibilities of femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS).
Gonioscopy can be daunting at first, but with practice and a solid understanding of the anatomy of the angle, you'll soon be comfortable performing this exam!
When you find a flame hemorrhage on exam, it can be difficult to determine its underlying etiology because there are many possibilities. Here's what to know about this type of retinal hemorrhage.
As an ophthalmology resident or early career surgeon, it's important to be involved in clinical research opportunities. But how can you bring up these opportunities in the clinic? This article walks you through definitions and tips for introducing clinical research to your patients.
Neurotrophic keratopathy (NK) is a degenerative condition that can lead to a variety of corneal pathologies and, if left untreated, can progress to severe and even permanent vision loss. Here's what ophthalmology students should know about this condition.
Though rare, Acanthamoeba Keratitis is associated with the use of a contaminated water source. Take this brief review course to learn about the diagnosis and treatment of this debilitating ocular infection.
Patients who complain of pain, particularly upon awakening, and foreign body sensations might be experiencing recurrent corneal erosion (RCE). Here's what ophthalmology residents should know about the etiology, pathophysiology, and management options for this diagnosis.
Refractive surgery is one of the most rewarding fields in ophthalmology—patients tend to be extremely satisfied with their care, and the treatments themselves are extraordinarily reliable. However, complications can still arise. Here's a handy reference guide for new surgeons on how to handle the most common complications of LASIK and PRK.
The last few decades have seen many exciting advances in the diagnosis and treatment of keratoconus, allowing doctors to help preserve and enhance vision for these patients in ways we never could before!