Technology

Robotics: Allowing surgeons to perform the seemingly impossible

Robotic-assisted procedures are proving more precise in every way when compared with manual procedures: automated assistance controls tremor, reduces fatigue, and helps avoid inadvertent injury.

Pearls for practicing in the COVID-19 era

Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) Ambassadors webinar provides platform for idea-sharing by ophthalmologists

Capabilities of telemedicine during a pandemic: Part II

Ranya Habash, MD, medical director, Technology Innovation, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, speaks on what she wished she’d known about telemedicine in ophthalmology five years ago, the impact of the pandemic in regards to FDA regulations, as well as why the future of telemedicine requires a new way of thinking.

Capabilities of telemedicine for ophthalmologists during a pandemic: Part I

September 09, 2020

Ranya Habash, MD, medical director, Technology Innovation, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, speaks on the obvious and not-so-obvious capabilities of telemedicine available to ophthalmologists in the ongoing pandemic.

Working out the mystery of ectasia risk with artificial intelligence

September 09, 2020

Relational thickness altered tool details LASIK impact on the cornea.

Artificial tears offer a path to contact lens comfort

September 04, 2020

Nanodrop technology improves lens comfort

2020 vision: The future of ophthalmology (Part III)

August 29, 2020

Susan Coultas, PhD, and Preeya Gupta, MD, share their hopes for continued innovation in the ophthalmic space — including dry eye and retina — as well as the importance of the clinical research process.

Putting to practice retina innovations amid a pandemic

August 28, 2020

S.K. Steven Houston III, MD, shares how his practice has put to use recent retina innovations and adapted to accommodate the ever-changing operating room spacing and set-up in the current COVID-19 environment.

Implementing, adapting to protocol changes for clinical practice

August 24, 2020

Michael X. Repka, MD, vice chair of clinical practice at Wilmer Eye Institute (Johns Hopkins University) speaks on the institution's latest protocol changes allowing for the resumption of elective surgery as well as the adaptations clinicians have had to make in order to ensure the continuation of clinical practice at Wilmer Eye Institute.

2020 vision: The future of ophthalmology (Part II)

August 21, 2020

In this second installment, ophthalmologists share how their expectations for "the year of the eye" have compared and contrasted to reality amid the global pandemic.