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Check out the most popular stories of the year!
In this article, Brock Bakewell, MD, FACS, explained that not all white cataracts are created equal. While some may have a liquid cortex, making the procedure even more difficult, Dr. Bakewell gives step-by-step advice on how to use capsular dye and decrompress the anterior capsule the most effective way possible.
According to Ocumetrics Technology Corp., based in Canada, the IOL can result in vision three times better than 20/20. When this news first broke, the company estimated Canadian and European approval by 2017 and FDA clearance two to three years after that. Don’t hold your breath, though-estimated surgical fees are $3,200 per eye!
Zach Oakey, MD, ophthalmology resident at University of California, Irvine, presented another perspective when it comes to the GOP Presidential Candidate.
Check out his story here.
Save yourself (and your patients some grief) and check out Dr. Packer’s blog based on his own professional experience.
Jack T. Holladay, MD, explains the various treatments to tackle both positive and negative dysphotopsias.
This story about the proposed change to the California Professions and Economic Development Committee policy caught everyone’s attention!
Did you know selling high-end frame lines doesn’t always translate to higher profits? If not, you might want to check out these popular myths.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the most ophthalmic techs are in Texas, California, Florida, New York, and North Carolina, but none of those are in the top 5 paying states! Find out which states made the list.
Is your state on the list?
After such a big response to the first article, Zack Oakey, MD, wrote a sequel to continue the discussion.
If only you had all this condensed advice when you were still in medical school! These tokens of wisdom were so popular, we published a second set of them here.
Anti-VEGF therapy and the ultrasound made the list, find out what else changed the healthcare world in the past two decades.
Jules Stein and Johns Hopkins are in the top 5, but guess which hospital gets all the bragging rights?
Find out who made the list!
Did you know Charles Horace Mayo, one of the founding brothers of the Mayo Clinic, was an ophthalmologist? There’s a few others you wouldn’t suspect.