Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition


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

Table of Contents

Outcomes positive 7 years after keratoprosthesis implantation

Ophthalmic Premier League Symposium offers friendly competition among surgeons

Novel intraoperative SD-OCT device improves surgical accuracy

Periocular corticosteroid injections treat uveitis in most patients

Do not destroy refractive records — give copy to the patient

New contrast sensitivity test may be reliable in detecting glaucoma

Ethical challenges and education

Eyes with uveitic macular edema, significant epiretinal membrane likely to fail medical therapy

Educational project in Prague aims at improving health care in Eastern Europe

Systemic beta-blockers, nitrates may be independently linked with lower IOP

AAO prepares to meet stage 3 meaningful use criteria for EHRs

Suction-based levitation of dislocated IOL prevents contact with retina

By the Numbers

Eight pearls when hiring a new ophthalmologist

John B. Pinto

Complications Consult

Glued IOL implantation can be combined with silicone oil removal in complicated eyes

Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth ; Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD

Cover Story

Demographics and demand spur innovation in ophthalmology

Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center

Woman referred for progressive blurred vision, difficulty with night driving

Bradley A. Hansen, MD; Jay S. Duker, MD

In the Journals

DALK after treatment of keratoconus-associated hydrops improves visual acuity

OCT-guided postoperative posturing protocol improves macular hole closure rate

Matrix metalloproteinase-9 test enables reliable dry eye diagnosis

Intraoperative OCT may impact decision-making during vitreomacular traction surgery

HOAs, back-scattered light remain high 6 months after DMEK for Fuchs' dystrophy

LASIK outcomes not significantly affected by seasonality

Intrastromal ring improves distance vision, refractive error in eyes with post-LASIK ectasia

Corrective surgery beneficial for adult strabismus patients

Sclerotomy maintenance with 20-gauge cannula may prevent postoperative hypotony, need for suture

Subjective estimation of ILM peeling surface without dye improves with experience

Add-on sulcus-fixated multifocal IOL, conventional multifocal offer similar outcomes

Propranolol treatment of hemangiomas produces positive results in infants

Lindstrom's Perspective

Careful planning can still lead to great opportunities in ophthalmology

Richard L. Lindstrom, MD

Meeting News Coverage

Single IOL may be option in some small, highly hyperopic eyes

Quantel earns CE mark for Vitra PDT platform

Ridley Medal Lecture highlights progress in cataract surgery over four decades

Multiple medical options available for dry eye

Robust market predicted for dry eye products

New Trends in Ophthalmology symposium highlights lens technology developments

Lentis LaserLens could improve predictability, precision in femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery

Positive early results of extended-range IOL reported

Inflammation may link chronic ocular discomfort, mental health disorders

Carl Zeiss introduces aspheric monofocal IOL at ESCRS Congress

Calcification in hydrophilic acrylic IOLs seen after intracameral injections of gas

Anterior corneal aberrations cause suboptimal visual results after DMEK

Centervue to launch two new products at ESCRS Congress

Combined phaco, CLASS procedure reduces IOP in patients with open-angle glaucoma

Dermatological ointment used for refractory allergic eye disease

Clinical exam first step in dry eye diagnosis

ESCRS president targets education as focus of term

Femtosecond laser used to correct naturally occurring astigmatism

Advantages observed with combined OVDs, trypan blue in manual capsulorrhexis

ESCRS preliminary data: No difference in femto, phaco quality outcomes

News You Can Use from UPMC Eye Center

Clinical findings and management of neurotrophic keratopathy

Ladan Espandar, MD

Surgical Maneuvers

Large bore phaco tip, femto laser lens fragmentation reduce effective phaco time

Subba R. Gollamudi, MD; Andrew W. Crothers, MD

The Premium Channel

Proper balancing act required for a premier surgeon

Mitchell A. Jackson, MD