In this Issue
Technological advances as well as demographic and regulatory changes are transforming how physicians care for patients.
CHIEF MEDICAL EDITOR’S PAGE
By Steven D. Vold, MD
By Joseph Panarelli, MD, and Lauren Blieden, MD
CLINICIAN SCIENTIST’S CORNER
By Section editor Tony Realini, MD, MPH
Ophthalmic interventions deliver significant patient and financial value.
By Gary C. Brown, MD, MBA; Melissa M. Brown, MD, MN, MBA; Joshua D. Stein, MD, MSc, MS; Richard P. Wilson, MD; and George L. Spaeth, MD
By Mahmoud A. Khaimi, MD
This procedure allows my patients with early glaucoma to benefit from refractive cataract surgery and a reduction of the burden of medication.
By Steven R. Sarkisian Jr, MD
COVER STORIES: THE NEW FACE OF THE GLAUCOMA DOCTOR
We are treating the whole patient, not just his or her eyes.
By Jody Piltz-Seymour, MD
Involvement varies among providers for several reasons.
By Murray Fingeret, OD
Greater collaboration between these eye care specialists will have a growing role in the management of glaucoma patients.
By Anup K. Khatana, MD
Cataract surgery lowers the IOP in eyes with many types of glaucoma.
By Marcos Reyes, MD
These patients present unique considerations and challenges, but many of them can benefit from the use of a femtosecond laser.
By Robert J. Noecker, MD, MBA
By Malik Y. Kahook, MD
Options vary with the severity of the disease.
By Norm Zabriskie, MD
Considerations for refractive and glaucoma surgeons.
By John P. Berdahl, MD
Leveraging technology to strengthen collaborative care.
By Kelly W. Muir, MD
Despite the drug’s potential IOP-lowering capabilities, toxicity to the ocular surface is a major concern.
By Katherine Shen, OD
By David Diaz, MD
Strategies for building relationships with newly diagnosed patients and those with progressing glaucoma.
By Henry D. Jampel, MD, MHS; Richard J. Madonna, OD; Steven L. Mansberger, MD, MPH; Igor Estrovich, MD; Leo Semes, OD; Julia Song, MD; and Joseph Sowka, OD
Dr. Gong discusses aqueous outflow and her culinary style.