July/August 2015

 

In this Issue

Enhancing the Patient's Experience

How to Improve the Delivery of Glaucoma Care.

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Glaucoma Today Outside the Box

By Steven D. Vold, MD, Chief Medical Editor

The Literature

By Jessica S. Maslin, MD, and Ji Liu, MD

BENCH TO BEDSIDE

Outflow Resistance

Implications for canal-based surgery.

By Arthur J. Sit, SM, MD

CHALLENGING CASES

Phacolytic Glaucoma and Homocystinuria

By Christine L. Larsen, MD, and Jess Boysen, MD

RESIDENTS AND FELLOWS

A Thief of Sight but Not Hope

By Natasha V. Nayak, MD

SURGICAL PEARLS

Pupillary Expansion

A valuable ally for cataract extraction in glaucoma patients.

By Albert S. Khouri, MD

COVER STORIES: ENHANCING THE GLAUCOMA PATIENT’S EXPERIENCE

Why Did I Become a Glaucoma Specialist?

Meaningful relationships with patients make this field rewarding.

By F. Jane Durcan, MD

We Are Chameleons

The unique characteristics of a glaucoma doctor.

By Eydie Miller-Ellis, MD

Optimizing Patients’ Clinical and Surgical Experiences

How to differentiate your practice.

By Vance Thompson, MD

Building a Practice in the Era of Patient Satisfaction

Success with this metric is complicated.

By Robert M. Kinast, MD

Reducing Glaucoma Patients’ Dissatisfaction

One center’s approach to improving the patient’s experience.

By Joshua W. Kim, MD

Integrating Research Into a Busy Clinical Practice

A discussion of the potential benefits and tips for getting started.

By George R. Reiss, MD

The Glaucoma Specialist’s Extended Care Network

A patient-centered model for the future.

By Sayoko E. Moroi, MD, PhD; Paula Anne Newman-Casey, MD, MS; Sarah Dougherty Wood, OD, MS; and Cheryl Khanna, MD

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES

Ophthalmic Care at a Public Hospital in India

Hundreds of patients are treated every day, and no one is denied care.

By Ramanjit Sihota, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth

THERAPEUTICS UPDATE

Generic Versus Branded Glaucoma Drugs

Generic medications offer therapeutic benefits for some patients.

By Marcos Reyes, MD, and Lauren Wiggins, MD

Glaucoma Drugs in the Pipeline

Physicians share which coming therapies they are most eager to use in their practices.

By Malik Y. Kahook, MD; Paul L. Kaufman, MD; Robert J. Noecker, MD, MBA; and Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD

INSIDE EYETUBE.NET

Hands-Free Angle Viewing

By Jonathan S. Myers, MD
 

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