Darrell E. White, MD, is the founder of Skyvision Centers in Ohio. His blog for Ocular Surgery News will focus on issues related to dry eye disease.

Injectable glaucoma medicine: a possible answer to compliance issues

October 15, 2014

There are three barriers to patient adherence to topical glaucoma treatment.First, medicine of all types is expensive, and any time you take medicine you have entered…

Soothe XP returns to the market

October 9, 2014

How about some plain old, good news? Soothe XP is back on the market for our patients with dry eye syndrome.This is great news for everyone, and even though it has been…

Sunshine Act shenanigans

October 3, 2014

The federal government released a gusher of financial information regarding payments to doctors and educational institutions from pharmaceutical and medical device…

Corporate warfare

September 24, 2014

It’s almost American Academy of Ophthalmology time, and every day brings with it some sort of news about the ongoing battle for the soul of Allergan. Will the…

When to use topical NSAIDS after cataract surgery

August 7, 2014

We’ve been battling the “forces of evil” when it comes to the prescription of topical NSAIDs and cataract surgery. Insurance companies and…

Turning results into action: InflammaDry vs. Tear Osmolarity

July 24, 2014

How’s it going for you with the InflammaDry? We have used it routinely in our dry eye clinic since shortly before the American Society of Cataract and Refractive…

Point-of-service diagnostics impact ophthalmic practice

May 16, 2014

Treating the ocular surface was once again the major emphasis of an incredibly large number of talks at the 2014 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery…

Outlook for Allergan destined to change

May 2, 2014

Admit it. You went to ASCRS expecting to join your colleagues in the act of righteous indignation at the CMS data dump of physician Medicare income. I sure did.

Take control of your Medicare data

April 11, 2014

Are you like me? Does discussing income make you uncomfortable? I didn’t learn what my dad made until I was in my 30s, and my kids have no idea how much money I…

Back to the future

April 10, 2014

Do you ever wonder what our world would be like if one tiny detail was changed years ago? Imagine, if you will, that Mr. Peabody, the genius dog that built a time…