OD News Articles
Four times a year our doctors share insights on various topics in OD News, our newsletter for optometry. I hope you find this information interesting and helpful to your practice.
If you have not received certain articles, or wish to review past topics, the entire archive is available on this page. As medical eye care continues to advance and change, some information will undoubtedly be supplanted by new knowledge.
4th April 2017
As optometric physicians, we routinely make quick angle closure risk assessments before dilating patients for fundus exams. Although uncommon, acute angle closure can cause vision loss, eye pain, and irreversible optic nerve damage. We know patients with hyperopia and shorter axial lengths are more likely to have narrow angles. But of those, which are occludable? And how can we determine if they are good candidates for surgical treatment to reduce the risk?
- 9th January 2017
- Malpositioned IOLs
- 4th October 2016
- MIGS: A Paradigm Shift for Glaucoma
- 5th July 2016
- Managing Less Common Cataract Complications
- 4th April 2016
- Pterygium Excision
- 6th January 2016
- Corneal Crosslinking
- 5th October 2015
- Anesthesia for Cataract Surgery
- 9th July 2015
- Toric Lens Implants
- 31st March 2015
- No Eye Drops After Cataract Surgery—Is it Possible?