June 15, 2004


Case Report

Severe Pain Requires Equally Severe Measures

Retrobulbar chlorpromazine injection helped this elderly patient when conservative therapy failed.

Cancer Treatment Impairs Dark Adaptation

Medication causes difficulty in this patient’s ability to adjust to varying light conditions.

Contact Lenses

Give Patients a New View of The World ... And Themselves

From correcting surgical mishaps to creating super-villains, cosmetic contact lenses let you do more than simply change a patient’s eye color.

Diagnostic Technology

New Diagnostic Devices In Eyecare

These new instruments—some you may not have heard of—may drastically alter our patient care.

Ophthalmic Lenses

Serving Those Who Serve Our Country

Our armed forces face a slew of conditions that can be detrimental to their vision, but we can prepare them for the ocular perils of war.

Match the Lens With the Lifestyle

Your patients have varying lifestyle needs. Now, it’s up to you to determine which lenses meet those needs.

Patient Care

Dry Eye: Signs vs. Symptoms

Diagnostic tests for dry eye are often unreliable. Can you bank on symptoms for treatment?



The Truth is Out There . . .

... And so are many of your patients ... Way, way out there.

Clinical Quandaries

Are Vitamins Good Medicine?

Or, can some supplements be problematic for your patients?

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

Did Striae Cause Vision Loss?

If so, what treatments are effective five years out?

Diagnostic Quiz

Meetings and Conferences

News Review


How to Repay Our Heroes

Provide military personnel with individualized care and more of your time.

Product Review

Product Review

New Products, June 2004

Retina Quiz

Answers, Retina Quiz, June 2004

Vision Loss Became A Yearlong Event

Vision Loss Became A Yearlong Event

The patient wanted a second opinion about the reduced visual acuity in his left eye.