September/October 2016

 

In this Issue

Shifting Gears

Changes in Glaucoma Surgical Care

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UP FRONT

To the FDA With Appreciation

By Steven D. Vold, MD

THE LITERATURE

The Literature

By Simrenjeet Sandhu, MD, and Karim Damji, MD, FRCSC, MBA

CLINICAL STRATEGIES

Detect Glaucoma in 60 Seconds

Simple conversations with patients can have a positive impact on disease detection.

By Constance O. Okeke, MD, MSCE

RESIDENTS AND FELLOWS

The Humbling Experience of Glaucoma Care

By Juan P. Fernandez de Castro, MD

MY MOST DIFFICULT CASE

Snuff-Out

Permanent vision loss after trabeculectomy surgery is rare, but the risk remains.

By Leon W. Herndon, MD

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES

A New Mindset in Glaucoma Surgery

Adding faster, less invasive surgeries to your surgical portfolio.

By Ingeborg Stalmans, MD, PhD, and Luís Abegäo Pinto, MD, PhD

TECHNOLOGY TODAY

Glaucoma on the Go

A perspective on modern mobile ophthalmology.

By Sahil Thakur, MD; Parul Ichhpujani, MD; and Suresh Kumar, MD

COVER FOCUS

Changes in Glaucoma Surgical Care

Cataract Surgery Alone—an Underused Solution?

One of the most common ophthalmic surgical tools achieves more than its primary intended purpose.

By Nicholas Bell, MD

The New First Line in Glaucoma Treatment

Why trabecular microinvasive surgery is such a boon to ophthalmologists and patients.

By Brian A. Francis, MD

Suprachoroidal Access: the Next Big Thing?

This new class of devices will allow further customization of glaucoma therapy.

By Cynthia Mattox, MD

Making Subconjunctival Filtration Surgery Great Again?

Two new technologies may be transformative.

By Thomas W. Samuelson, MD

Gonioscopy Is Essential for MIGS

This critical skill set comprises more than docking the goniolens.

By Shakeel Shareef, MD

Envision Success

Tips for optimizing the placement of a trabecular microbypass stent.

By Elizabeth A. Dale, MD, and Marlene R. Moster, MD

Tools of the Trade

Instruments essential to any successful trabeculectomy.

By Jon M. Ruderman, MD, and Sara R. Ghobraiel, MD

Tips and Tricks

Advice for experienced trabeculectomy and tube shunt surgeons.

By Jing Wang, MD, FRCSC, and Keith Barton, MD, FRCP, FRCS

MIGS in Kids

Recent advances may reshape the traditional paradigm.

By Ta Chen Peter Chang, MD

PRACTICE POINTERS

The Financial Contract You Are Probably Missing

Buy-sell agreements can help protect practice assets.

By David B. Mandell, JD, MBA, and Jason M. O’Dell, MS, CWM

IN BACK

Industry News

INSIDE EYETUBE.NET

The Results Are in: 2016 Film Festival Winner Announced

Congratulations to Shakeel Shareef, MD, the winner of the GT 2016 Film Festival.

 

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