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Back to Basics

With Uday Devgan

Explore basic concepts of modern day ocular surgery.

Ophthalmic Outreach

With John Hovanesian

Refractive Surgery Stories

With Richard A. Norden, MD

Clinical Optics 101

With Jack T. Holladay, MD, MSEE, FACS

News You Can Use from UPMC Eye Center

With Joel S. Schuman, MD, FACS

This column will present clinically relevant information, insights and techniques that we as clinicians can apply to our daily practice of ophthalmology.

Complications Consult

With Amar Agarwal

Addresses complicated cases and developing technology.

By the Numbers

With John B. Pinto

The Premium Channel

With Mitchell A. Jackson, MD

“The Premium Channel” covers all aspects of premium eye care from new surgical technologies and advanced IOL options to pharmaceutical breakthroughs and novel patient interaction techniques.

Surgical Maneuvers

With Thomas John

Discussing the latest surgical tips, techniques and pearls.

Health Care Legislative and Regulatory Update

With Arnold & Porter, LLP

International law firm Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP analyzes current regulatory and legislative topics for physicians and health care executives

Lindstrom’s Perspective

With Richard L. Lindstrom

The Dry Eye

With Darrell E. White, MD

Bloggers

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John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, focuses his blog on new technologies and innovations and how ophthalmic practices can best incorporate them to benefit patients.
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How much do you really care about pain?

November 8, 2017
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.
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BLOG: A self-experiment with TrueTear

November 7, 2017
John D. Kelly IV, MD, is an associate professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. He focuses his blog on helping surgeons reduce stress while achieving balance in their practices and families.
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BLOG: Patient-related outcomes: A novel way to prevent burnout

November 6, 2017
Based in the belief that diverse leadership results in better outcomes – for practices, organizations and the industry as a whole – Ophthalmic World Leaders (OWL) works across ophthalmology to provide professional and personal development and opportunities for collaboration. In this blog, OWL members share insights on building the skill sets and confidence required of today’s ophthalmic leaders.
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BLOG: The art of professional networking

November 6, 2017

Ashvin Agarwal, MD, focuses his blog on interesting cases and experiences he encounters as an anterior segment surgeon.

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BLOG: Virtual reality eCloud perimeter

October 27, 2017
David M. Glaser, JD, is a health care attorney at Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. He focuses his blog on health care legal issues and policy-related health topics, ranging from how to operate ancillary services to methods for shaping the health care reform debate.
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BLOG: Gainsharing/co-management is a great opportunity for physicians, hospitals

October 17, 2017
John B. Pinto, Practice Consultant and OSN Section Editor, focuses his blog on ophthalmic strategic planning, economics and benchmarking, marketing, cost containment, revenue enhancement, physician leadership and personnel/physician career development issues.
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BLOG: Develop a simple, pragmatic strategic plan for your practice in five easy steps, part 3

September 28, 2017

Priya Narang, MS, focuses her blog on complex cataract surgery cases, new techniques and innovations, along with unique case reports.

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BLOG: Single-pass four-throw pupilloplasty for Urrets-Zavalia syndrome

September 19, 2017
Savak "Sev" Teymoorian, MD, MBA, focuses his blog on the latest glaucoma medications, treatment strategies and surgical advances.
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BLOG: Dear MIGS, look at how quickly you have grown

September 18, 2017
Paul M. Stubenbordt focuses his blog on what steps a practice can take to optimize traditional and Internet marketing, public relations, social media as well as non-traditional marketing tactics that can help maximize your current practice development program.
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BLOG: Are QR codes still useful?

August 30, 2017

George O. Waring IV, MD, FACS’s, “Presbyopia’s Coming of Age” blog focuses on surgical and technological innovations in presbyopia correction. Waring is founder and medical director of Waring Vision Institute in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.

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BLOG: Presbyopia’s coming of age

August 29, 2017

Arun C. Gulani, MD, MS, focuses his blog on custom designed approaches to complex cases using practical surgical techniques.

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BLOG: Descemet's stripping with endothelial rejuvenation

June 16, 2017

Dr. Gupta’s blog is designed to cover the latest innovations in ocular surface and MGD diagnosis and treatment from a practical, clinical perspective. Topics will range from dry eye demographics to treatment pearls and workflow tips and tricks, all focusing on real-world implementation of techniques and technologies.

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BLOG: 20/happy

May 1, 2017

Robert Noecker, MD, MBA, focuses his blog on the positive impact diagnostics and imaging have on various disease states and conditions. 

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BLOG: Integrating visual electrophysiology into a practice

April 27, 2017

Helgi David Björnsson, MD, a YO member of the OSN Europe Edition Board, focuses his blog on online resources for learning and sharing information and ideas in ophthalmology. Each month, one website or other digital resource will be presented and explored in depth.

Questions and comments are welcome.

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BLOG: Case reports from EyeRounds.org

March 28, 2017

Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCOphth, focuses her video blog on the most challenging ophthalmic surgical cases.

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VIDEO BLOG: PDEK for PBK with pre-Descemet's scarring

February 10, 2017

Luigi Di Rosa, MD, a YO member of the OSN Europe Edition Board, focuses his blog on gadgets, bizarre inventions, apps, hardware and software that may be the brilliant solution to an awkward problem, the simple answer to a long-standing question, the trick that makes all the difference. Useful to the young specialist as well as the trainee and the consultant.

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BLOG: Fighting eye strain caused by digital blue light

January 23, 2017
Most practices, when they falter, do so because of a gap in administrative leadership. Corinne Z. Wohl, MHSA, COE, focuses her blog “Tuning Up Your Administrator … Tuning Up Your Practice” on ways to help your entire administrative team take their game to the next level as the ophthalmic business environment is becoming more challenging.
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BLOG: Finish strong and start anew — get ready for 2017

December 19, 2016
Uday Devgan, MD, focuses his blog on premium-channel IOLs, including accommodating, multifocal, toric, and other innovative designs. Current techniques, research, trials, issues, and case studies will be presented with an emphasis on surgical and clinical pearls for maximizing patient results.
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BLOG: What can the state of medicine in Iceland teach us?

August 11, 2016

In her video blog series, "Bridging the reimbursement gap," Cynthia A. Matossian, MD, discusses adding ancillary services and products to increase revenue in a private practice.

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BLOG: Bridging the reimbursement gap, part 16

December 28, 2015

The blog will present informative and educational content on all aspects of patient financing within health care practices.

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BLOG: Patient financing also can be used as a marketing tool

August 3, 2015
Patellofemoral Update focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of patellofemoral disorders. The blog is sponsored by The Patellofemoral Foundation whose mission is to improve the care of individuals with anterior knee pain through targeted education and research. The Patellofemoral Foundation offers additional online education resources on its website.
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BLOG: Health care providers need to consider options offered by patient financing programs

July 1, 2015