Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition


The following articles appeared in the print edition of OCULAR SURGERY NEWS U.S. EDITION.

Table of Contents

Ending Meaningful Use tops CMS’ ‘punch list’ in 2016

Letter to the Editor

Balancing clinical practice and corporate leadership presents challenges and rewards

Back to Basics

Working with industry as a speaker, investigator and consultant

Uday Devgan, MD


YAG laser vitreolysis vs. pars plana vitrectomy for vitreous floaters

Karl G. Stonecipher, MD; Adam A. Carver, MD; Schachar Tauber, MD

Cover Story

Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery increasingly performed by anterior segment surgeons

Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center

Infant presents with tearing, discharge from both eyes

Kristen E. Dunbar, MD; Timothy Winter, DO

In the Journals

Sleep apnea, asthma linked to greater odds of keratoconus diagnosis

Lindstrom's Perspective

Disruptive changes ahead in glaucoma space

Richard L. Lindstrom, MD

Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: Look past ocular itching to diagnose allergic conjunctivitis

Consider SLT as first-line treatment in management of glaucoma

Steinert receives standing ovation in honor of his return to Hawaiian Eye

OCT angiography shows structure/function ‘disconnect’

Speaker debunks value of ‘one eye’ trial of medication

Surgeon shares customized approach to selecting best MIGS procedure

Intracameral injections effective in antibiotic prophylaxis of endophthalmitis

Ophthalmologists advised to get to know Medicare Part C

AKB-9778, anti-VEGF combination therapy yields favorable results in TIME-2 trial

Uveitis specialist treats macular edema with topical difluprednate

Ultra-widefield imaging visualizes DR outside ETDRS standard fields

VIDEO: Evidence mounts showing advantages of anti-VEGF therapy in proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Venturi vacuum yields efficiency without increasing risk for capsular breakage

VIDEO: Venturi vacuum not cause of capsular breakage during phacoemulsification

Surgeon gives pearls for using intraoperative aberrometry

Ultra-widefield imaging valuable in detecting peripheral retinal ischemia

VIDEO: Important coding changes in 2016 for glaucoma and retina

Guidance pending in 2016 for treatment of central retinal vein occlusion

Hardware, software improvements advance OCT capabilities

Henry Baylis, MD, receives 2016 Philip M. Corboy, MD, Memorial Award

Glaucoma specialists face ‘tsunami’ of new patients in coming decade

Anti-VEGF use on the rise for treatment of diabetic retinopathy

Choose your malignant eyelid lesion removal option based on your lesion observations

Speaker highlights changes in 2016 ophthalmic practice environment

Pathologist defeats all odds, survives deadly blizzard on Mount Everest

Physicians should stay the course until new MIPS program takes effect

Progress slow but steady for cell, gene therapies for AMD

OCT guides management in uveitis clinic

Self-sealing technique closes corneal incisions without sutures, glue or hydration

New advances in IOL technology increase patient satisfaction

Ocriplasmin not as cost-effective as vitrectomy for vitreomacular adhesion, macular hole

The Dry Eye

Dry eye can be a surgical disease

Darrell E. White, MD