March/April 2018

 

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MIGS

The Unknown Unknowns

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UP FRONT

Associate Medical Editor’s Page

Part of the Solution

By Arsham Sheybani, MD

THE LITERATURE

Saving the Optic Nerve

Studying neuroregeneration and neuroprotection.

By Melissa L. Cooper, BS, and David J. Calkins, PhD

PEER REVIEW

Marijuana and Glaucoma

Side effects, health risks, and a short duration of action limit the usefulness of this drug.

By Thomas A. Graul, MD

COMPLEX CASE MANAGEMENT

What Kind of Pigmentary Glaucoma Is This?

Surgeons discuss a diagnosis and the related treatment options.

By William H. Bray, MD; Jacob W. Brubaker, MD; Leon W. Herndon, MD; Inder Paul Singh, MD; and Steven R. Sarkisian Jr, MD

CATARACT SURGERY

The Barrett Rx Formula

A new tool for managing power surprises with toric IOLs.

By Richard Tipperman, MD

The RxSight Light Adjustable Lens

Insights from an investigator of the technology.

An Interview with Vance Thompson, MD, FACS

IMAGING

The Future of Ocular Imaging?

The ability of a single optical coherence tomography instrument to image the whole eye could provide new insights and make testing quicker.

By Gillian McDermott, Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Content, Anterior Segment, BMC Vision

SURGICAL VIEWS

Transscleral Laser Treatment for Glaucoma

Slow-coagulation TSCPC: the ultimate minimally invasive glaucoma surgery?

By Mohamed S. Sayed, MD, and Richard K. Lee, MD, PhD

RESIDENTS & FELLOWS

It’s Complicated

New challenges unfold with glaucoma surgery.

By Eunice Yook, MD

COVER STORY | MIGS: THE UNKNOWN UNKNOWNS

Patient Consent and Conversations in the Age of MIGS

With more options come more questions.

By John T. Lind, MD, MS

When to Avoid MIGS

Identifying the wrong candidates can be as important as choosing the right ones.

By Manjool Shah, MD

Investigating Selected MIGS Approaches

A close examination raises several questions for patients in whom a very low target IOP is needed.

By Eileen Choudhury Bowden, MD, and Joseph F. Panarelli, MD

Optimizing MIGS Outcomes

Tips and tricks for improved surgical results.

By Chelvin Sng, MBBChir, MA, FRCS(Ed), and Jing Wang, MD, FRCSC

PRACTICE POINTERS

Marketing Done Right: A Microphone, Not a Megaphone

Marketing is a powerful tool to connect with patients.

By Crawford Ifland
 

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