DEC 2013

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

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4 December 2013 EW Table of Contents Clinical value dossiers to add structure to ASCRS educational efforts 36 WORLD VIEW 10 The clinical value dossier Dossiers will help guide, reinforce ASCRS education by Vanessa Caceres Will 2014 be the 'year of the laser'? 37 John Vukich, MD Leading anterior segment surgeons seem to think so by Michelle Dalton Posterior corneal astigmatism's role increasingly recognized 39 Measurement of posterior corneal astigmatism is important in achieving the best toric IOL results, experts say by Erin L. Boyle Cover photo: Karl Brasse, MD, Eyeland-Design, Germany Feature December 2013 Vanguard Ophthalmology Society and a focus on two members 42 John Berdahl, MD, and Elizabeth Yeu, MD, are two founding members of the group for young, forward-thinking ophthalmologists by Ellen Stodola What's ahead in 2014 36–44 N E W S & O PIN IO N Cataract/IOL complications: Moran CPC reports ASCRS•ASOA Winter Update 2014 meeting promises packed program 3 A case of late postoperative opacification of a silicone IOL 22 by Caleb Morris, MD, Liliana Werner, MD, PhD, and Nick Mamalis, MD The annual winter meeting, to be held in Puerto Rico, will offer expert discussion and interaction by Erin L. Boyle Device focus Diode lasers not just for end-stage treatments 30 Some glaucoma specialists believe lasers have a place much earlier in the treatment paradigm by Michelle Dalton 16 CATARACT Cataract editor's corner of the world Changes in the day-to-day routine 18 Changes in ergonomics and lifestyle can have a profound impact for surgeons in their practice by Ellen Stodola 13 22 RE FRACT I VE Chief medical editor's corner of the world Toric IOLs possible in glaucoma cases 24 A Rwandan profile in courage 13 Dr. Chang interviews John Nkurikiye, FC Ophth(SA), leading ophthalmic surgeon in Rwanda and president of the Rwandan Ophthalmology Society by David F. Chang, MD Toric lenses can and should be considered in these patients for best refractive outcomes, with exceptions in certain cases by Erin L. Boyle 32 Pharmaceutical focus Getting glaucoma patients on track 32 Pharmaceutical education and compliance pearls by Maxine Lipner 20 Insights Cheer to the New Year 16 Dr. Noreika offers a New Year's toast to the re-emergence of private practice, fee-forservice, and the pleasures of practicing ophthalmology by J.C. Noreika, MD, MBA Tools & techniques Managing iris prolapse when sealing the wound during cataract surgery 20 Daniel H. Chang, MD, provides useful tips for both preventing iris prolapse and repositioning the prolapsed iris with minimal tissue trauma by Daniel H. Chang, MD G LAUCO M A Optimizing SLT in practice 28 With more clinicians having access to SLT, there is an unmet need for guidance on SLT's role in the management of glaucoma by Tony Realini, MD Correction In the October issue of Ophthalmology Business, Dr. Valerie Trubnik's name was misspelled. We regret the error.

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