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Technology Update

Using Ultrasound to Reduce High IOP

Researchers are developing new instruments that can ablate the ciliary body or increase outflow through the TM.

Intraoperative OCT Coming into Focus

Manufacturers are finding ways to make this technology available during surgery, giving surgeons a whole new view.

Smartphones Take on Astigmatism

Surgeons say you can make use of a powerful tool you almost always have with you to help tame patients’ cylinder.

Working With the Visian Toric ICL

Surgeons discuss how working with this implant compares to working with a standard ICL and in-the-bag toric lenses.

Can Surgeons Stop the Drops?

A look at recent attempts to replace postop eye drops with injections and the pros and cons of this approach.

Alternate Uses for Corneal Cross-linking

This long-awaited procedure may be able to do more than just treat keratoconus and ectasia.

The Integrated Cataract Surgical Suite

By linking diagnostic instruments with surgical ones, companies hope to improve surgical safety and efficacy.

Long-term Noninvasive Topical Drug Delivery

New approaches appear to have the potential to simplify patient participation in the delivery of ocular medications.

Refractive Surgery and EMRs: Missing Links

How a surgeon overcame the challenge of a lack of connectivity between his devices and his medical records system.

Video Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy

A new approach to detection appears to be just as effective as traditional methods, but easier to use—even by non-medical staff.

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