FEB 2014

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

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FINAL_EyeWorld_February.indd 1 EW Table of Contents 4 February 2014 Corneal infections 56–68 Feature February 2014 L ow infection rate with therapeutic silicone hydrogel BSCLs 5 6 Patient selection and education are key to successful treatment by Vanessa Caceres Treating meibomitis 5 7 A new retrospective analysis suggests oral azithromycin may be beneficial by Michelle Dalton D MEK experts offer pearls, pitfalls for performing procedure 6 0 T he lamellar transplant procedure is an effective corneal transplantation option, w ith new advances assisting treatment b y Erin L. Boyle Advances in DALK 62 DALK has become more popular with advances, but some are still hesitant to adopt it by Ellen Stodola Counterculture 66 Considering PCR for infectious keratitis diagnosis by Maxine Lipner WORLD VIEW 1 0 Eyeing corneal infections Clara Chan, MD, FRCSC, FACS N E W S & O P I N I O N Sen. Rand Paul to be ASCRS•ASOA Government Relations speaker 3 Plan to attend this special session by Ellen Stodola AAO launches ambitious patient registry 13 The IRIS Registry will be the nation's first EHR-based comprehensive eye disease database by Michelle Dalton 14 25 26 28 30 Tracking disparities in eyecare 18 Socioeconomics, education continue to affect who seeks eyecare services by Vanessa Caceres Pharmaceutical focus Ocular allergy treatments 14 Where we are in 2014 by Maxine Lipner A S C R S P R E V I E W Boston dining 26 Stop into one of Boston's many restaurants and see what kind of cuisine the city has to offer Insights Upon crossing the Rubicon 25 Ophthalmologist's experience of transitioning his practice to an associate after 30 years by J.C. Noreika, MD, MBA Cover photo: Karl Brasse, MD, Eyeland-Design, Germany Boston shopping 30 Boston has a variety of stores where you can browse or pick up gifts for yourself and others Boston nightlife 28 Whether you're looking to drink, dance, or just hang out, Boston has many clubs, bars, and other venues to enjoy The Hoffer H-5 formula incorporates gender and racial differences 22 New formula uses gender and race specific averages to obtain more accurate measurements of correct IOL power by Ellen Stodola Boston attractions 32 Visit Boston's historical sites, famous museums, and its world-renowned aquarium Boston performing arts 34 A few performing arts samples in the city during the 2014 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress

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