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Amy Coburn MD

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Is your clinic prepared for the next natural disaster?

When natural disasters strike, ophthalmologists can play a critical role in recovery through disaster response plans that maintain and restore clinic and hospital operations and provide outreach to the community.


Adam S. Friend, MD

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Four ocular surface health questions to consider before cataract surgery

A thorough investigation of ocular surface health and initiation of any necessary treatment is the first step toward successful cataract surgery.


Hilary A Beaver MD

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Is your clinic prepared for the next natural disaster?

When natural disasters strike, ophthalmologists can play a critical role in recovery through disaster response plans that maintain and restore clinic and hospital operations and provide outreach to the community.


James McLaughlin

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New metrics, new therapies for dry eye

Recently, there has been a greater interest in metrics focused upon the impact of dry eye disease on everyday activities such as reading, driving, or use of various visual display devices. These efforts provide a “real-life” assessment of how dry eye disease impacts vision-related activities.


Gail Torkildsen, MD

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Surveying the artificial tear landscape

Patients use artificial tears for different reasons and diverse conditions. While available products supplement tear production and provide relief, few distinctions between drops have been clearly established. Recent studies show that direct comparison of a new product to an older, established one and use of “real-world” metrics can be most useful to prescribers.


Mark P. Breazzano, MD

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Unmet Needs and the Future of Wet AMD Care

Expert panelists provide an overview of current unmet needs in wet AMD care and discuss the potential for improving clinical outcomes and treatment burden.







Traudy Grande, CFP

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Why market timing cannot beat a disciplined strategy

If investors are not in the market when it begins to move up again, they may miss a large gain. It is virtually impossible to accurately enter at the top or bottom of the market, especially consistently.



Richard Garfinkel, MD

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Home-monitoring device may advance diagnostics, detection of AMD

An ophthalmologist shares the clinical benefits he has experienced with a home vision-monitoring device for his patients with age-related macular degeneration.




Robert G. Devenyi, MD

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Wearable technology expands mobility for visually impaired

A novel assistive device may have the ability to restore significant vision to a population previously resigned to the debilitating effects of low vision.


John Berdahl, MD

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CXL demands continuity of care

Crosslinking meets the previously unmet needs of progressive keratoconus patients and provides an opportunity to increase engagement with optometrists, explain John Berdahl, MD, and George O. Waring IV, MD.


Ahad Mahootchi, MD

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Laser therapy addresses bilateral glaucoma in single treatment

Laser therapy that approaches bilateral glaucoma in a single treatment provides greater efficacy for the practice and more convenience for patients.


Jeffery J. Machat, MD, FRCSC

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Finding the ideal mix-and-match IOL strategy

Two clinicians explore why an optimal visual solution for patients may be using both a low-add multifocal and an extended-range-of-vision lens.


Tal Raviv, MD, FACS

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How to take the mystery out of the elective payment experience for patients

When patients pay for elective procedures, premium experience often falters.


Sondra Black, OD

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Finding the ideal mix-and-match IOL strategy

Two clinicians explore why an optimal visual solution for patients may be using both a low-add multifocal and an extended-range-of-vision lens.


Sudi Patel

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Tear volume – a neglected issue?

Dry eye disease is one of the most common conditions encountered by eye care professionals, yet measurement of tear volume remains difficult. A newly developed tool is reliable and straightforward to use.


Brigita Drnovšek-Olup, MD, PhD

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How transcanalicular DCR helps nasolacrimal obstruction

Laser-assisted transcanalicular dacryocystorhinostomy is a quick, minimally invasive procedure that may yield a higher success rate than more traditional dacryocystorhinostomy approaches.


Yasmin Mali, MD

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What ophthalmologists are thankful for

As we sit down together with our families and friends for Thanksgiving dinner this year, we thought reflecting on the great innovations in the field of ophthalmology since the turn of this new century seemed timely (a topic that is a natural by-product of the marriage between a retinal surgeon and a pediatric ophthalmologist!).


Laura M. Periman, MD

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Treating Demodex blepharitis efficiently before surgery

New options open possibilities for treatment, resulting in better outcomes for patients.


Laura M. Periman, MD

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Sharpen your medical mind. Be a dry eye sleuth.

Laura M. Periman, MD, shares why dry eye spurs her curiosity, and why being a “dry eye sleuth” is refreshing (yes, refreshing!) in today’s medical practice environment.


Abbott

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Empowering Your Cataract Workflow with AMO/Zeiss Technology

This webinar will focus on the effectiveness and efficiency of the AMO/Zeiss cataract suite, highlighting the ways that each product improves upon the traditional cataract workflow.


Sarah Baroody, MD

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Intuitive EMR platform adapts to ophthalmic workflow

Sarah Baroody, MD, shares her experience and changes in functionality since implementing an electronic medical record platform in practice.


Sophia Y. Wang, MD

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2016 Resident Writer's Award Winner: 10 tips for TEN

A 59-year-old otherwise healthy man presented with an acute-onset diffuse rash involving over 90% of his body surface area, including oral, genital, and ocular mucosal involvement. Initial ophthalmic examination was notable for development of extensive corneal epithelial defects in both eyes as well as conjunctival sloughing and pseudomembrane formation.

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