January/February 2014

 

In this Issue

The US Government's Impact on Glaucoma Care

Changes are affecting physicians and patients alike.

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CHIEF MEDICAL EDITOR’S PAGE

The 20-Mile March

By Steven D. Vold, MD

THE LITERATURE

The Literature

By Sarah Khodadadeh, MD

CLINICIAN SCIENTIST’S CORNER

Nils Loewen, MD, PhD

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES

Battling Open-Angle Glaucoma

A global perspective.

By Alfred Sommer, MD, MHS

CHALLENGING CASES

Formation of a Pupillary Membrane After Ocular Trauma

By Sandra M. Johnson, MD, and Josh Nunn

SURGICAL PEARLS

Pairing Patients and Treatments

Physicians must select which therapy is most appropriate for the stage of disease.

By Marlene R. Moster, MD, and Wanda D. Hu, MD

COVER STORIES: THE US GOVERNMENT’S IMPACT ON GLAUCOMA CARE

ICD-10-CM for Glaucomatologists

Practices face major changes.

By Cynthia Mattox, MD

Reimbursement Challenges and Solutions With “New” Glaucoma Procedures

The long, bumpy road to payment.

By Adam C. Reynolds, MD

How Will the ACA Affect Glaucoma Practice in 2014?

The impact this year will be minimal for various reasons.

By William L. Rich III, MD

The Pros and Cons of Expected Changes in Health Care

By Dan Eisenberg, MD; Mildred M. G. Olivier, MD; and Rohit Varma, MD, MPH

New Governmental Mandates for Ophthalmic Care

How can we control costs while providing quality care?

By Ronald L. Fellman, MD

How Will I Alter My Practice During the Next 5 Years?

Changes in reimbursement may be a driving force.

By Richard A. Lehrer, MD

Quality-of-Care Standards in Glaucoma

Changes in methods of assessment should allow physicians to improve the care they provide.

By Paul P. Lee, MD, JD

Maximizing Care of the Underserved Glaucoma Patient Population

The challenges are great but not insurmountable.

By Eric N. Brown, MD, PhD, and Rohit Krishna, MD

THERAPEUTICS UPDATE

Glaucoma Associated With Therapies for Psychiatric Disorders

Treatments for some mental illnesses can cause or exacerbate glaucoma.

By Julia Song, MD

PRACTICE POINTERS

Planning for Retirement

Preparing for the psychological and financial challenges that ensue.

By Donna W. Howell, JD, LLM in Tax

Entry Guidelines for GT’s Film Festival

Now Accepting Submissions for the 2014 GT Film Festival

Glaucoma Today invites glaucoma surgeons and clinicians to enter the 2014 Glaucoma Today Film Festival.

 

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