Video Spotlight

Keep This MIGS On The Radar

Surgeons have much to gain when they add the Hydrus Microstent to their arsenal. www.reviewofoptometry.com/article/keep-this-migs-on-the-radar

Essential Procedures

Zoom in on Gonioscopy

Studies show too few doctors perform this simple and valuable procedure. Click here to read the article

Plug the Drain with Lacrimal Occlusion

Keep dry eye patients flowing into your office with this time-honored technique. Click here to read the article

Breaking Down Barriers: Iridotomy in Optometric

Address angle closure with Nd:Yag technology. Click here to read the article

Collecting a Corneal Culture

When guesses and hunches won???t do, get the facts. Click here to read the article

Scoring an A on a B-Scan

Master the art of ultrasound imaging. Click here to read the article

Learn to Burp Corneal Wounds Without a Hiccup

Lower IOP for postoperative cataract patients with this elegant technique. Click here to read the article

Get Laser Focused on Glaucoma Treatment

SLT is becoming a first-line treatment as states allow optometrists to perform it. Click here to read the article

???Capping Off??? Cataract Surgery

PCO is the most common complication of cataract surgery. Here???s how this procedure is performed. Click here to read the article

How to Impress (and Express) Your Patients

Want to express meibomian glands like a pro? Here???s a step-by-step tutorial. Click here to read the article

Perform ASP and DBD for Stubborn RCE

Corneal Debridement with Diamond Burr Polishing. Click here to read the article

Perform ASP and DBD for stubborn RCE

Anterior Stromal Puncture. Click here to read the article

How to Make Your Patients Stop Crying

Follow these simple steps to confidently perform lacrimal dilation and irrigation. Click here to read the article

How to Insert

Amniotic membrane devices can speed healing, reduce scarring and improve comfort. Click here to read the article

Foreign Body Removal in 12 Steps

Need to remove a foreign body and rust ring? We???ll show you how it???s done. Click here to read the article

Featured Videos

Part Two - June 2024 Cover Story Q&A with Dr. Carolyn Majcher

Carolyn Majcher, OD, discusses shortcomings of the ETDRS staging system for diabetic retinopathy and how OCT angiography enhances the sensitivity of DR diagnosis, as well as reviews the potential concerns to be aware of in patients using GLP-1 agonists. For more on this topic, check out the cover story of the June 2024 issue of Review of Optometry by Dr. Majcher and Jessica Tarka, OD, titled "Diabetic Eye Disease: A Comprehensive Look at the Optometrist’s Role." Read it here: Click here to read the article

Part One - June 2024 Cover Story Q&A with Dr. Carolyn Majcher

Carolyn Majcher, OD, offers a brief discussion on early findings in diabetic eye disease, severe case presentations and signs indicating the need for urgent referral to a retinal specialist. For more on this topic, check out the cover story of the June 2024 issue of Review of Optometry by Dr. Majcher and Jessica Tarka, OD, titled "Diabetic Eye Disease: A Comprehensive Look at the Optometrist’s Role." Read it here: Click here to read the article

Surgical Minute

Performing a Penetrating Keratoplasty

Albert Cheung, MD, demonstrates a full-thickness penetrating keratoplasty. Read about the procedure in this edition of Surgical Minute from the June issue: Click here to read the article

Step into the Vitreous

Get to know this minimally invasive floaters procedure. By Jeff Banas, OD, and Jessica Schiffbauer, OD

The Evolution of IPL

From units to bottles, there’s been a big change in how this alternative treatment has been used and designed. Learn more about intense pulsed light therapy in the latest Surgical Minute: Click here to read the article

Get to Know DSO

This new procedure—Descemet stripping only—may eliminate the need for a corneal transplant.

Vacation Plans

Intracameral injection of Durysta gives patients a break from the daily drudgery of topical medication use. Here’s how to do it. By Nate Lighthizer, OD

iStent Infinite (Dr. Yadgarov)

Arkadiy Yadgarov, MD, demonstrates the placement of an iStent Infinite (Glaukos). Read the article here: www.reviewofoptometry.com/article/more-migs-on-the-way

Lose that Lump

By Blair Lonsberry, OD, MS, MEd; Edited by Nate Lighthizer, OD Intralesional injection can help patients who want a less invasive option for treating their chalazion. Video of the injection process of patient described in the procedural text. Please note that a Jaeger plate was used in this procedure. Also note how the skin puffs up with the injection of the steroid, and the lesion was injected from two different locations on the lesion.

An Unnerving Situation

By Jason Besecker, OD

The Cheesier, the Better

By Nate Lighthizer, OD, and Komal Patel, OD Chalazion incision and curettage is effective and safe for patients. Here’s how to get the best results.

Peel it Back

By Michal Reygan Martin, OD Foveoschisis requires surgical intervention. Here’s what the MD will do to alleviate traction and protect the retina.

Sweep for RCE

By Derek N. Cunningham, OD, and Walter O. Whitley, OD, MBA Newer diagnostic techniques can identify patients as well as guide appropriate medical and surgical treatments.

All that Glistens

New IOL materials and designs aim to reduce bothersome issues such as dysphotopsias. By Jake Wysiadlowski, OD

Hole in One

The recently approved Evo Visian ICL comes with a central port that allows aqueous movement, eliminating the need for a PI.

On the Bubble

Silicone vitrectomy helps save eyes with severe globe trauma. By Derek N. Cunningham, OD, and Walter O. Whitley, OD, MBA

Special Delivery

The Durysta implant eases glaucoma hassles—for a time. By Jessica Schiffbauer, OD

A Promising Offspring

The new Synergy IOL combines the designs of two previous lenses in the same family. By Ethan Zimmerman, OD

IOP Control: Time to Play Offense?

Interventional glaucoma allows optometrists to minimize the treatment burden for our patients. Video: New World Medical By Mackenzie Macintyre, OD

Build Back Better

When the corneal epithelium is compromised, sometimes the best approach is to let the eye start over with a clean slate. By Ethan Zimmerman, OD.

Combo Platter

This MIGS method combines a pair of glaucoma procedures to address three points of aqueous resistance. By Halee Alleman, OD

Up Your ERM Referral Game

To Drop Or Not to Drop

Newer drug options are quickly making a name for themselves when it comes to post-op care.

Keep This MIGS On The Radar

Surgeons have much to gain when they add the Hydrus Microstent to their arsenal. www.reviewofoptometry.com/article/keep-this-migs-on-the-radar

When Surgery Isn't Sufficient

A new IOL can be adjusted post-implantation to provide more optimal outcomes. By Derek N. Cunningham, OD, and Walter O. Whitley, OD, MBA Click here to read the article

Anti-VEGF Injections: Start to Finish

Here’s a step-by-step guide to how it’s performed. By Scott Bauer, BA, Christina Tran, BS, and Leonid Skorin Jr., DO, OD, MS. Click here to read the article

Out of the Blue

Using trypan blue vital dye in cataract surgery could be the difference between success and failure. By Christina Tran, BS, and Leonid Skorin, Jr., DO, OD, MS Click here to read the article

Video Extras

Ab interno Canaloplasty

Ab interno canaloplasty directly following cataract surgery. Performed by Andrew Bailey, MD, a glaucoma specialist at Dean McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma City, OK.

Hydrus Insertion

Hydrus insertion directly following cataract extraction. Performed by Andrew Bailey, MD, a glaucoma specialist at Dean McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma City, OK.

iStent Inject Insertion

iStent inject insertion directly following cataract surgery. Performed by Andrew Bailey, MD, a glaucoma specialist at Dean McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma City, OK.

Temporal Artery Biopsy

When a patient’s vision switches on and off, it’s time for a serious investigation. Here’s what to look for and where to refer. Click here to read the article

Canalicular Rolling Stones

Stop this rare infection while time is on your side. Click here to read the article

Corneal Harbingers of Systemic Disease

A routine slit lamp exam may reveal telltale findings of health concerns elsewhere in the body. Here are the most common to look for. Click here to read the article

Get Taut on Floppy Eyelid Syndrome

This foreboding finding may foretell of some more serious conditions. Click here to read the article