Patients considering refractive surgery are understandably nervous about undergoing procedures on their eyes. A physician who can listen to their concerns and address them all will gain their trust and their business.
As an ophthalmologist, you work too hard not to consider tax planning a priority. That is, of course, unless you like spending 40% to 50% of your time working for the IRS. Still, if you are like most physicians, you don't even dedicate 1 day per month to see how you could reduce your tax liability.
New Brunswick, NJ-Results of a retrospective study suggest that intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide may be a beneficial treatment for eyes with diabetic macular edema (DME), said Janet J. Chieh, MD.
North Dartmouth, MA-In today's competitive environment, optical dispensaries are under ever-increasing pressure to fill patients' prescriptions not only accurately, but quickly and cost-effectively. It may be time to think about taking the optical end of your practice to the next level, by adding a finishing laboratory, or possibly, even taking a larger jump and setting up a complete surfacing laboratory.
QCould you please explain how the new tax-reform law will affect my tax bracket and investments?
Boston-Genetic researchers are trying to identify the genetic causes of several conditions that seem to predispose individuals to secondary glaucomas, according to Janey Lee Wiggs, MD, PhD. She reviewed the current knowledge of the molecular genetics of the secondary glaucomas.
Plainville, MA-The Hilsinger Co., a supplier of eyewear and eye-care accessories in the United States and the United Kingdom, has been acquired by two private equity investment firms.
Q Should I consider making annual gifts to my grown children? If so, what amounts can I givewithout paying a gift tax?
Q With the repeal of the future estate tax, do you think it is still necessary for me to continue paying the permanent life insurance premiums on the policies that I originally purchased to pay federal estate taxes?