February 15, 2021

Features

Diagnostic Skills & Techniques

Breaking Down Visual Fields in Glaucoma

The OD must possess a solid understanding of the technology at their disposal in order to make the best decisions for patients.

Take Macular OCT to a Whole New Layer

Combine your clinical observations and knowledge with detailed imaging to put together the full picture of the diagnosis.

Eyelids

The Role of Eyelids in Health and Disease

Understanding how the eyelids can fail is critical to ensuring optimal patient care.

Glaucoma

Breaking Down Visual Fields in Glaucoma

The OD must possess a solid understanding of the technology at their disposal in order to make the best decisions for patients.

Retina

Navigating the Retinal Periphery

Here’s a step-by-step look at many common conditions and features of this region, as described by an expert in the field.

Take Macular OCT to a Whole New Layer

Combine your clinical observations and knowledge with detailed imaging to put together the full picture of the diagnosis.

Vision Therapy

An Action Plan For Assessing Double Vision

Ask these 20 questions to work through a puzzling case of diplopia and figure out the best course of action.

Departments

Chairside

Shout-out to the Staffers

Don’t forget these key things in the struggle to help us doctors appear more competent than we are.

Clinical Quandaries

Blowing in the Wind

The case of a mysterious irritated eye can be solved with some targeted questions.

Coding Connection

Specificity is the Spice of Life

Not only does each CPT code have a distinct definition—it also reflects the characteristics for a specific procedure.

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

Weigh Your Options

There are many different treatments available for corneal endothelial disease, but efficient patient selection leads to the most successful outcomes.

Diagnostic Quiz

Unsafe at Any Speed

A patient experiences vision trouble after a car accident. What might have happened?

Focus on Refraction

A Twofold Effect

A small amount of prism was enough to give this patient visual relief—and even reduce his Parkinson’s medication burden.

Glaucoma Grand Rounds

It Takes Two to Manage Glaucoma

New patients who present without a complete medical history must be willing to work even more closely with their OD.

Ocular Surface Review

Light Therapy: Which is Better, One or Two?

A look at dry eye treatments that focus on the healing powers of energy rather than pharmacology.

Outlook

Can’t Get There From Here

New grads who want to practice full-scope care may find no easy path available, with patients suffering collateral damage.

Surgical Minute

A New Wave

Vivity, a non-diffractive lens, seeks to up the ante in premium IOL visual quality for presbyopia correction.

Therapeutic Review

The Unexpected Visitor

An extremely late surgical complication led to this patient’s symptoms.

Through My Eyes

The Essential Eyelid Examination

In a busy practice, you can’t do it all. But added emphasis on this aspect can help many patients with relative ease.