Monday, March 30, 2015

BLOG: Dry eye syndrome business news from Caribbean Eye

Even if you are not actively in the market to buy anything new when you go to a meeting or convention, no matter now big or small, it’s always...


Friday, March 27, 2015

10 things to keep in mind when working with adults with ASD

Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) represent a diverse spectrum of individuals with various functioning levels, from working and...


Thursday, March 26, 2015

BLOG: Blue light awareness – finally

I have just returned from Vision Expo East. The Vision Expos, East and West, are always packed with new information, and I, of course, enjoy catching up a bit with...


Tuesday, March 24, 2015

BLOG: The secret to beautiful, natural breast augmentation

Breast augmentation, or breast implant surgery, is the most frequently performed cosmetic surgical procedure in America, and the most common...


Friday, March 20, 2015

Tibial tubercle osteotomy: Soft tissue stabilization may be required to completely correct maltracking

The indications for distal realignment as part of the treatment for recurrent patellofemoral...


Thursday, February 05, 2015

Peripheral stenting: It’s not that simple

The top story in The New York Times on Jan. 29 focused on peripheral stenting. The article used some superficial data gleaned from the Medicare data dump and...


Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Exophthalmos and Cushing's Syndrome

A woman experienced red, irritated and bulging eyes. She saw an ophthalmologist who strongly suspected Graves’ ophthalmopathy. However, the patient did not...


Thursday, December 18, 2014

Misplaced fear

When it comes to Ebola, the public is demonstrating its fear and paranoia with measures ranging from buying personal hazmat suits to excluding children from schools who were in...


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Plagues throughout history and the doctors who treated them: Part 1

With the Ebola crisis in full swing (again), it seems like a good time to review the history of the physician’s responses to...

Orthotics Prosthetics

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Behind the pink ribbon

It was 1992 and The New York Times had declared it “The Year of the Ribbon.” Yellow ribbons were well known for remembrance of soldiers and the red ribbon had been...

Infectious disease

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Protect your patients traveling to polio-infected countries

In 1988, when the global polio eradication effort began, there were an estimated 350,000 paralytic cases, about 1,000 cases per day on ...