SEP 2013

EyeWorld is the official news magazine of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery.

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EW Table of Contents 6 September 2013 Tracking cytomegalovirus endotheliitis 60 Rare condition most often appears as allograft rejection by Vanessa Caceres M EE T IN G RE P O RT ER Helping glaucoma patients to help themselves 69 Live reports from the World Glaucoma Congress 76 Poor adherence predicts poor outcomes by Tony Realini, MD Pearls from the orient 82 Live reports from the 26th Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Annual Meeting 44 Using adaptive optics to customize surgery 43 Simulating how patients will see without higher-order aberrations is a major advantage to utilizing adaptive optics by Michelle Dalton Refractive surgery for keratoconus 44 Pharmaceutical focus ABCs of OTC artificial tears 64 by Maxine Lipner International outlook Amputated haptics: The good and the bad 72 Device focus Two surgeons describe how cutting a cartridge to remove a haptic and cutting a haptic to help align the lens' optic helped achieve the best visual outcomes for patients by Matt Young Treating moderate to severe dry eye 65 by Maxine Lipner In most cases, once tears and topical cyclosporine have failed, punctal plugs may provide some relief by Michelle Dalton S E CO N DA RY F EATURE Preventing endophthalmitis 66 Corneal collagen crosslinking still hot topic in U.S. 56 I NTE R NATI O NAL Some argue intracameral injections are best, while others are using topical drops instead by Michelle Dalton A clinical trial is moving through FDA submission with studies being done on crosslinking and other combination therapies by Ellen Stodola C OR N EA Cornea editor's corner of the world RE S ID E NT S I N O TH ER N EW S EyeWorld journal club Doctor practices humor in improv comedy group 93 Yale residents' review of: "Corneal endothelial cell loss and corneal thickness in conventional compared to femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery: Three-month follow-up" 74 by Daniel Greene, MD, Ting Ting Liu, MD, David R. Shield, MD, Jessica H. Chow, MD, and John J. Huang, MD G LAUCOM A Moving away from topical glaucoma drops 68 Taking a look at MRSA from around the globe 58 Studies in different populations glean clinical implications by Vanessa Caceres Study shows people in Singapore are willing to consider other pharmacotherapeutic options for treatment by Michelle Dalton EYEWORLD EDITORS Chief medical editor: David F. Chang, MD Cataract editor: Bonnie An Henderson, MD Cornea editor: Clara C. Chan, MD Refractive editor: Kerry D. Solomon, MD Glaucoma editor: Reay H. Brown, MD 82 Ophthalmologist Bryan Crum, MD, is an amateur comedian who performs with an improv comedy troupe by Erin L. Boyle S P EC I A L F E AT U R E S JCRS update 11 ASCRS update 11 Monthly Pulse Survey 54 D E PA RT M EN T S Classifieds 91 Calendar 92 Index to advertisers 94 EYEWORLD EDITORIAL  BOARD CATARACT Lisa B. Arbisser, MD Preston H. Blomquist, MD Susan MacDonald, MD Saras Ramanathan, MD Steve G. Safran, MD Richard Tipperman, MD Mitchell P. Weikert, MD REFRACTIVE GLAUCOMA John P. Berdahl, MD Kraig S. Bower, MD Y. Ralph Chu, MD Neel Desai, MD Elizabeth M. Hofmeister, MD Louis E. Probst, MD Garry P. Condon, MD Steven J. Gedde, MD Jeffery A. Kammer, MD Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD Carla J. Siegfried, MD CORNEA Bennie Jeng, MD Barry Lee, MD Vincent P. de Luise, MD John A. Hovanesian, MD International editor: John A. Vukich, MD ASCRS EXECUTIVE  COMMITTEE Brock K. Bakewell, MD Chair, Government Relations Committee Amar Agarwal, FRCS Renato Ambrósio, MD Graham D. Barrett, FRACO Ashley Behrens, MD William De La Pena, MD Bruno M. Fontes, MD Nada S. Jabbur, MD Shigeru Kinoshita, MD Boris E. Malyugin, MD Dan Z. Reinstein, MD Prin Rojanapongpun, MD Hungwon Tchah, MD Vladimir N. Trubilin, MD Ke Yao, MD Ronald Yeoh, MD ASCRS  GOVERNING BOARD Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, President INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY GROUP Richard A. Lewis, MD, Vice President/President Elect David F. Chang, MD, Immediate Past President Edward J. Holland, MD, Past President Robert J. Cionni, MD, Treasurer Kerry D. Solomon, MD, Secretary John D. Banja, PhD ASCRS Public Trustee Rosa M. Braga-Mele, MD Chair, Cataract Clinical Committee David F. Chang, MD Medical Editor, EyeWorld Stephen S. Lane, MD Chair, Optometric Task Force Warren E. Hill, MD Member at Large Richard L. Lindstrom, MD Chair, ASCRS Foundation Edward J. Holland, MD Chair, Program Committee Nick Mamalis, MD Editor, JCRS Terry Kim, MD Chair, Cornea Clinical Committee Thomas W. Samuelson, MD Chair, Glaucoma Clinical Committee Roger F. Steinert, MD Chair, CME Industry Liaison Committee Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD Stephen A. Obstbaum, MD Chair, Refractive Surgery Chair, ASCRS Past Presidents Clinical Committee Committee Elizabeth Yeu, MD Chair, Young Physicians and Residents Clinical Committee

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