Surgical Minute

Concise overviews of surgical procedures geared to the comanaging optometrist, plus intraoperative videos. By Derek N. Cunningham, OD, and Walter O. Whitley, OD, MBA

Snip and Squeeze: Canaliculitis

Surgery may be the best option for patients with this condition.
06/15/2018

The MIGS Just Keep on Coming

Two new devices expand the treatment portfolio and target novel pathways.
04/15/2018

Lumps and Bumps Be Gone

Shave excision can be a simple answer to your patient’s eyelid margin lesion.
02/15/2018

An Eyelid Tuck

A few snips and these malpositioned eyelids are back to protecting the globe.
12/15/2017

Is That an IOL on Your Retina?

IOLs can dislocate for any number of reasons, and patients will need your expertise to see them through the complicated fix.
10/15/2017

A New Era of Refractive Surgery

The recently approved SMILE provides a much-needed update to an already popular surgical procedure.
08/15/2017

Diabetes Gone Wild

New technology helps surgeons remove dense preretinal membranes in an eye with advanced PDR.
06/15/2017

Extend Your Patient’s Vision

The Symfony intraocular lens could provide significant benefits for presbyopic patients in need of cataract surgery.
04/15/2017

A Quick Snip to Confirm GCA

Be prepared to comanage patients in need of a temporal artery biopsy.
02/15/2017

Corneas in The Crosshairs

Patients with keratoconus and corneal ectasia have a new treatment option in the United States.
12/15/2016

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
Location:
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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