Therapeutic Review

Expert advice on choosing and using ophthalmic medications. By Joseph W. Sowka, OD, and Alan G. Kabat, OD

The Bite of Something Wild

Anticipating a good outcome in cat scratch disease might require prompt treatment.
12/15/2021

Not as Bad as it Seems

Episcleritis needs proper diagnosis and treatment to alleviate a patient’s worries.
10/15/2021

A Sharp Stick to the Eye

Triage is important for this common injury.
08/15/2021

Not a BRITE Idea

Beware this severe complication from a rare cosmetic procedure.
06/15/2021

Scratching the Surface

Doing a thorough job with corneal abrasions helps greatly.
04/15/2021

The Unexpected Visitor

An extremely late surgical complication led to this patient’s symptoms.
02/15/2021

Reconsidering LPI

It remains the go-to treatment for chronic angle-closure glaucoma, but are others worth looking into?
12/15/2020

Equilibrium in the Eye

Immediate medical intervention can stabilize the acute angle-closure patient for LPI.
10/15/2020

When to Treat Ocular Hypertension

Consider many factors, but don’t rely on any one measurement alone before you make your move.
08/15/2020

Managing Neovascular Glaucoma

Following a step-wise approach affords the best outcome.
05/15/2020