Joel Schuman

News You Can Use from UPMC Eye Center

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

News You Can Use from UPMC Eye Center

Intra-Tenon’s injection of MMC during trabeculectomy improves dose control, management

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2013
Ian Conner, MD, PhD
One of the abstracts presented at the recent meeting of the American Glaucoma Society generated a lot of buzz among the glaucoma surgeons present…
News You Can Use from UPMC Eye Center

OSN debuts ‘News You Can Use’ column

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2013
Joel S. Schuman, MD, FACS
I am pleased to pen the inaugural column of “News You Can Use from UPMC Eye Center” for Ocular Surgery News. This column will present…
News You Can Use from UPMC Eye Center

Study on corneal collagen cross-linking under way at UPMC Eye Center

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 10, 2013
Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD, LAc
Corneal collagen cross-linking has been used worldwide since Wollensak, Spoerl and Seiler’s paper in 2003. The basic concept of collagen…
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No consistent measurable gains seen with corticosteroid as adjunct in filtering surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2014
Ian Conner, MD, PhD
Given the recent well-deserved excitement in the glaucoma community with the evolution of minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, it is tempting to…
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Various factors need to be considered when evaluating a tearing patient

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2014
Jenny Y. Yu, MD
True epiphora is defined as an overflow of tears onto the face. In reality, patients can have the sensation of tearing without true epiphora. The…
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Temporal iridotomies may minimize visual side effects

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 10, 2015
Ian Conner, MD, PhD
Most practicing ophthalmologists were trained to position their laser peripheral iridotomies at or immediately adjacent to the 12 o’clock position…