OCT 2013

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

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6 EW Table of Contents October 2013 Combining iStent implantation with femto 72 WORLD VIEW 14 Implantation of the iStent for glaucoma treatment after femtosecond laser cataract surgery is proving to be a beneficial combination by Ellen Stodola Combined surgery: Still challenging after all these years Combined EX-PRESS, cataract surgery effective, useful 74 Reay H. Brown, MD The EX-PRESS implant is a valuable add-on to filtration surgery and can be performed in conjunction with cataract surgery, experts say by Erin L. Boyle Triple procedure showing promise for glaucoma treatment 77 Combining phaco with two different glaucoma procedures may help further lower IOP and decrease medication use by Michelle Dalton Cover photo: Karl Brasse, MD, Eyeland-Design, Germany Feature October 2013 Meeting MIGS challenges with unique approaches 78 Tried-and-true and newer devices, techniques aim for a better view by Vanessa Caceres Combined glaucoma and cataract surgery 72–83 Trabectome in combined surgery 80 N E WS & OP IN IO N Pharmaceutical focus Large study to compare conventional phaco to femtosecond laser surgery 4 Latest on diagnosis and treatment by Maxine Lipner The study will be conducted in France, and could, if femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery is found superior, help change the treatment paradigm there by Erin L. Boyle New Eye Institute opens on the UC Irvine campus 17 In September, the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute opened its new 70,000-square-foot facility on the UC Irvine campus and started to receive its first patients by Brad Fundingsland Latest techniques and expectations by Maxine Lipner Update on lid margin disease 29 How to perform femtosecond laser surgery for small pupil cases 38 Dr. Trattler presents tips and pearls by William B. Trattler, MD 20 Bernard Becker, MD, dies at 93 20 Parabulbar anesthesia – Anterior sub-Tenon's anesthesia is safe and effective 39 Tort reform and adherence to evidence-based practice paradigms 21 Dr. Banja explores the argument that a physician should not be sued for malpractice if he or she follows an evidence-based diagnostic or treatment paradigm by John D. Banja, MD ASCRS Foundation initiative to support cataract surgical training centers of excellence in Ethiopia 24 by David F. Chang, MD Surgeon shares thoughts on the topic by Scott Greenbaum, MD 29 Insights Lorenzo de Tonti: A man for the times 32 Neapolitan banker in the seventeenth century is credited with inventing a financial instrument, the eponymous Tontine by J.C. Noreika, MD, MBA Preventing endophthalmitis with a review of the evidence 42 Analysis finds it hard to make a conclusion but show value of intracameral antibiotics by Vanessa Caceres 17 2013 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress Best Papers of Session 18 Chief medical editor's corner of the world Training the trainers 27 An interview with Dr. Yared Assefa, chief of ophthalmology at Gondar University by David F. Chang, MD CATAR ACT Cataract editor's corner of the world A variety of femtosecond laser options 34 Surgeons discuss the different femtosecond lasers for cataract surgery available by Ellen Stodola 42

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