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

Break Up With Your Lid Bumps

With a chalazion and a concurrent pyogenic granuloma, conservative therapy will not provide relief.
10/15/2018

Trauma Drama

Ocular injuries can sometimes be a bloody mess. Here’s how to handle them in four steps.
08/15/2018

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

Upcoming Events

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)
Register here

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

December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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