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VIDEO: Incorporating SMILE into Your Practice

October 21, 2018
NEW YORK — From OSN New York 2018, Kathryn M. Hatch, MD, director of refractive surgery at Mass Eye and Ear and assistant professor of…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Challenging Topography Cases

October 20, 2018
NEW YORK — From OSN New York 2018, William B. Trattler, MD, from the Center for Excellence in Eye Care in Miami, gives his presentation on…
Blog

BLOG: Next patient: Green, yellow or red?

October 19, 2018
In the cover story of this issue of Ocular Surgery News, we explore the way hand-held devices are changing health care around the world, giving us…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Patient Selection for Cross-linking

October 19, 2018
NEW YORK — From OSN New York 2018, Jodi Luchs, MD, associate clinical professor of ophthalmology at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine…

Ocular Therapeutix receives FDA warning letter regarding ReSure Sealant

October 19, 2018
The FDA has issued a warning letter to Ocular Therapeutix regarding the company’s compliance with data collection and information reporting…

Widefield fundus photography can be used as screening test

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2018
James J. Salz, MD; Barry S. Seibel, MD
Fundus photos are not covered by Medicare and commercial insurance carriers unless ordered to document pathology such as diabetic retinopathy…
Point/Counter

What role does intraoperative OCT play in today’s surgery and in the future?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2018
Point To the question “is intraoperative OCT necessary now or will it be necessary later,” my answer is definitely yes. We need OCT now…
The Dry Eye

We are all headache doctors

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2018
Darrell E. White, MD
One of my earliest columns on dry eye disease shared the sad news that each and every one of you is a red eye doctor. Yes, even you, esteemed Dr…
Lindstrom's Perspective

Teleophthalmology to play a larger role in patient care

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2018
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Wikipedia defines telemedicine as the use of telecommunications to provide clinical health care from a distance. And yes, there is under the heading…
Cover Story

Mobile technology brings the eye exam home

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2018
More than half of the world’s population is now online. According to 2018 data, the number of unique mobile subscribers around the world has…

Long-term results support PRP or ranibizumab for diabetic retinopathy

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2018
The 5-year results of the DRCR.net Protocol S study support the use of ranibizumab or panretinal photocoagulation as viable treatments for…

Dexycu receives transitional pass-through status and C-code

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2018
Dexycu for postoperative inflammation after eye surgery has been approved for transitional pass-through status and reimbursement through a C-code by…
CEDARS/ASPENS Debates

Cross-linking and scleral contact lenses: First steps in treating keratoconus

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2018
William B. Trattler, MD; Elise Kramer, OD, FAAO, FSLS
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to…

Combined phaco-ECP lowers IOP

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2018
When faced with a patient who has uncontrolled glaucoma, the glaucoma specialist has an increasing number of therapies to choose from, one being…
Back to Basics

Cataract surgery with traumatic zonular loss

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2018
Uday Devgan, MD
The patient is a relatively young construction worker who sustained a blunt traumatic ocular injury that was fortunately nonpenetrating. This…
Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center

31-year-old postpartum patient experiences acute-onset blurry vision

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2018
Sarah Adelson, MD; Tara Bryant, MD; Caroline Baumal, MD
A 31-year-old woman, postop day 1 from cesarean section for dichorionic-diamniotic twins at 35 weeks’ gestational age, was transferred from an…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: What’s New in the Quest for Ectasia Prevention?

October 19, 2018
NEW YORK — From OSN New York 2018, Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE, medical director of refractive surgery at the Cole Eye Institute at the…

Most older patients say PCPs do not ask about vision

October 19, 2018
More than half of older patients surveyed said their primary care provider did not ask them about their vision, according to findings recently…
Blog

BLOG: Fast treatment of preop DED

October 18, 2018
Once again fall brought me to New York City and Dr. Lindstrom’s annual meeting, OSN New York. You were there, right? My task was to help…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Optimizing LASIK Outcomes

October 18, 2018
NEW YORK — From OSN New York 2018, Karl G. Stonecipher, MD, clinical associate professor at the University of North Carolina, gives his…
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