April 15, 2016



Collecting a Corneal Culture

When guesses and hunches won’t do, get the facts.

Current and Emerging Therapies for Allergic Conjunctivitis

With so many tools at your disposal, knowing the right treatment strategy can be challenging.

Digging Deeper into Superficial Corneal Dystrophies

New discoveries in genetic mutations can help you diagnose and manage these conditions.

No Insult To Injury: Treating Corneal Trauma

Learn to treat corneal injuries—from abrasions to burns—and help patients on the road to recovery.

The Ins and Outs of Corneal Wound Healing

Learn the science and key clinical points of corneal wound healing and adjunct modalities such as amniotic membranes.


Seeing Blue: The Impact of Excessive Blue Light Exposure

Learn the science and key clinical points to help educate—and ultimately protect—your patients.



On Next: Optometry Live

Today’s gadgets have some doctors worried about constant surveillance. But if you embrace your own antics, you’ve got nuthin’ to worry about.

Clinical Quandaries

An Evil Clinical Twin

Two conditions present with similar clinical findings; but imaging reveals they don’t exist on the same family tree, explaining divergent responses.

Coding Connection

Amniotic Membranes: The Perfect Cover

Success with amniotic membranes depends on establishing medical necessity, having a meticulous medical record and following the ICD-10 rules.

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

What’s That Gut to Do With It?

When treating a patient with ocular rosacea, consider this unusual connection.

Diagnostic Quiz

Changes to the System

What's your diagnosis?

Glaucoma Grand Rounds

It Happens… Conversion, That Is

A 71-year-old long-standing glaucoma suspect converts at a particularly inopportune time.

Letters to the Editor

News Review

News Review

Triggerfish Lens | Cataract Surgery Rates | Treatments for RP


Silicon Meets Silicone

US optometrists now have access to a contact lens that tracks IOP. Other smart lenses are in the works, too.

Product Review

Product Review

A look at some of the latest product offerings in eye care.

Retina Quiz

Doctor, I Can See These Halos

Try to discern what’s causing this patient’s flashes, floaters and other visual pests.

Surgical Minute

Tightening the Lid

Medical and cosmetic reasons can lead patients to quietly consider blepharoplasty. Increase opportunities to offer this procedure to your patients.

Therapeutic Review

Irresponsible Education

Be ready to answer patients’ questions based upon misleading information.

Urgent Care

Urgent Flashes and Floaters

These pesky symptoms can have dire consequences.