Jolie Higazi

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How will ophthalmologists watch the eclipse?

Ophthalmologists all know how to safely watch an eclipse, but how will ophthalmologists around the country be participating in and observing the event?

What is the future of eye exams?

See what eye exams may be composed of in a few years.

Contacts lost in eye not such a rare thing-but 27?

Patients with a contact lens lost in the eye are not a rare occurrence for ophthalmologists. However, 27 lenses at the same time may be another story! Another ophthalmologist shares his experience with a case involving 5 lenses within a patient's eye.

What you missed at Glaucoma 360 this year

July 15, 2017

See the highlights and program overview from the Glaucoma Research Foundation's 2017 Glaucoma 360!

Retirement is around the corner for David Karcher, ASCRS executive director

June 13, 2017

David Karcher, executive director and chief executive officer, The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), will retire as of December 31, 2018, according to an ASCRS press release. Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, will chair the search committee responsible for interviewing candidates to fill the role of executive director. Interviews will begin in the late summer or early fall of 2017. Leonard Pfeiffer & Company, a well-known executive search firm, will be assisting in the search.

Community mourns loss of ophthalmic leader, Roger Steinert, MD

June 10, 2017

The ophthalmic community mourns the loss of Roger Steinert, MD, an internationally renowned and respected corneal, cataract, and refractive surgeon. Dr. Steinert passed away on June 6 at the age of 66 after a 2 ½-year battle with glioblastoma. He died peacefully at his home in Colorado, surrounded by his wife, April, and their family.