Dr. Marcony Santhiago and colleagues developed a new metric, the percent of anterior tissue depth altered, that accurately describes how individual biomechanical factors interact to contribute to ectasia risk.
This joint report reviews the currently available literature on telemedicine-based evaluations for ROP, concluding that it is not a replacement for bedside binocular indirect ophthalmoscopy.
Dr. Graham Barrett discusses use of an extended depth of focus lens to create “modest” monovision. He believes it’s the best available solution for presbyopia correction.
Looking to reduce the cost and hassle of multiple postop drops for his cataract patients, Dr. Ahad Mahootchi decided to ditch the bottles for a single intraoperative injection of compounded triamcinolone/moxifloxacin/vancomycin, or TriMoxiVanc, eliminating out-of-pocket costs and compliance issues. Learn more and watch his technique.
The December issue of Focal Points details the key steps in managing meibomian gland dysfunction. It includes grading systems and a treatment algorithm for handy reference. This issue is included in your Focal Points subscription or can be purchased as an individual issue in the Academy Store.
The subtle signs of ocular rosacea can be a challenge to detect. In this interview from AAO 2014, Dr. Mark Mannis, offers his pearls on the diagnosis and management of ocular rosacea.