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Tonometer challenges standard with corneal hysteresis

Use of drugs and drainage implants also improves trabeculectomy outcomes

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Designing with style

For ophthalmologists who have decided to add an optical dispensary to their offices, the process of designing and equipping the space can be a daunting experience. Far more than just attaching frame display racks to the walls, the optical dispensary should be coordinated and blended with the decor and design of the rest of the office. It should also be designed for maximum efficiency and represent the doctors' aesthetic tastes.

Benefits of optical dispensary go beyond bottom line

September 15, 2003

When California ophthalmologist Leslie J. Weil, MD, was in the process of designing her private office, she made sure to include enough room for an optical dispensary.

OCT offers early insight into risk of visual-field deterioration

August 01, 2003

San Francisco-Patients with a retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness of 80 ?m or less are at high risk for developing future visual-field deterioration, said Gadi Wollstein, MD.

Releasable scleral-flap suture effective for trabeculectomy

July 15, 2003

Cincinnati, OH-Releasable scleral-flap sutures reduce the incidence of a shallow and flat anterior chamber after trabeculectomy, without compromising long-term control of IOP, according to glaucoma specialist John S. Cohen, MD.