Surgery

Retinal Surgery Has a Carbon Footprint

Gas tamponade seems an unlikely culprit, but the amount of wasted gas left behind in too-large canisters is contributing to global carbon emissions.
10/11/2021

Clear Up Cataract Concerns

Properly understanding and addressing patient questions could make a world of difference in their visual outcomes.
07/15/2021

Wyoming ODs Earn Right to Perform Laser and Excisional Procedures

Statewide access to patients in need and demonstrable proficiency in the new services led to the move.
04/19/2021

Mississippi Pushes for Expanded Scope of Practice

Proposal includes oral steroids, lid lesion care and laser capsulotomy privileges.
02/09/2021

New Pre-Surgical Patient Prep Kit

Bruder packages together several products that can improve lid hygiene.
12/26/2020

Meet the New Trifocal IOL

The most recent addition to the market is expanding the candidate pool for multifocal IOLs.
12/15/2020

Combo Platter

This MIGS device combines a pair of glaucoma procedures to address three points of resistance.
12/15/2020

How to Pick the Right Surgeon

This checklist can help you make the best choice when referring a patient for surgery.
12/15/2020

Arkansas ODs Victorious Against Referendum

The court rules that the medical lobby didn’t meet the requirements to put the issue on the general-election ballot.
09/17/2020

Reoperation Rates after RD Vary with Age

Older patients were more likely to need more than one procedure for noncomplex RD repair.
09/17/2020

Upcoming Events

October 21, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: A. Paul Chous, OD, FAAO and Nathan C. Steinle, MD
10:00–11:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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October 28, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher S. Dhoot, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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November 4, 2021

Early Detection, Monitoring and Timely Referral
Location: Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse
Speakers: Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO and Blake Cooper, MD, MPH, FACS
Dinner/Presentation 7:00–8:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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