JAN 2012

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

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6 EW Table of Contents January 2012 The challenge of treating hyperopia 35 Although options exist, they are not nearly as numerous as treatments for myopia by Michelle Dalton RESIDENTS Cataract tips from the teachers Practice makes perfect: But how in the wet lab? 58 Three experienced instructors share their best ideas and tips on preparing for surgery in the wet lab setting 32 Making light of corneal repair 33 A new light-activated method for securing amniotic membrane to the cornea promises to make corneal repairs easier on patients and surgeons by Maxine Lipner GLAUCOMA Alternatives to trabeculectomy 48 An overview of what's available by Faith A. Hayden Guidelines for glaucoma 52 Group sets out to clear the muddy waters when it comes to rules, standards by Jena Passut REFRACTIVE SURGERY Is LASIK an option for older patients? 34 Surgeons debate LASIK advantages, discuss other possible approaches by Vanessa Caceres 52 INTERNATIONAL The correction of age-related focus dysfunction with advance technology IOLs: The Latin American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons' experience 54 34 EyeWorld journal club Review of "Small-aperture corneal inlay for the correction of presbyopia: 3-year follow-up" 61 by R. Grant Morshedi, M.D., Brice J. Williams, M.D., Lloyd B. Williams, M.D., and Mark D. Mifflin, M.D. OPHTHALMOLOGY BUSINESS Sell your practice to an insur- ance company? Why not! 63 A look at the advantages and downsides of selling a practice to an insurance company or carrier by Michael D. Brown, C.H.B.C. 69 SPECIAL FEATURES JCRS update 9 ASCRS update 9 DEPARTMENTS 61 Classifieds 67 Calendar 68 Index to advertisers 70 EYEWORLD EDITORS Chief medical editor: David F. Chang, M.D. Cataract editor: Bonnie An Henderson, M.D. Cornea editor: Edward J. Holland, M.D. Refractive editor: Kerry D. Solomon, M.D. Glaucoma editor: Reay H. Brown, M.D. International editor: John A. Vukich, M.D. ASCRS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Edward J. Holland, M.D., President David F. Chang, M.D., Vice President/President-Elect R. Doyle Stulting, M.D., Ph.D., Immediate Past President Alan S. Crandall, M.D., Past President Eric D. Donnenfeld, M.D., Treasurer Richard A. Lewis, M.D., Secretary EYEWORLD EDITORIAL BOARD CATARACT CORNEA Lisa B. Arbisser, M.D. Preston H. Blomquist, M.D. Steve G. Safran, M.D. Farrell (Toby) C. Tyson, M.D. Mitch Weikert, M.D. Clara C. Chan, M.D. Vince de Luise, M.D. John A. Hovanesian, M.D. IN OTHER NEWS Fighting preventable blindness in the Dominican Republic 69 Dr. Kosoko-Lasaki tackles glaucoma and vitamin A deficiency by Faith A. Hayden A new deal for a new day 64 The "3 Rs"—relief, recovery, and reform— can help improve your practice in 2012 with strategic planning paving the way for a realistic plan for the future by Donna A. Suter REFRACTIVE Scott P. Bower, M.D. Y. Ralph Chu, M.D. Neel Desai, M.D. Louis E. Probst, M.D. GLAUCOMA Steven J. Gedde, M.D. Nathan M. Radcliffe, M.D. Carla J. Siegfried, M.D. ASCRS GOVERNING BOARD Brock K. Bakewell, M.D. Chair, Government Relations Committee Rosa M. Braga-Mele, M.D. Chair, Cataract Clinical Committee David F. Chang, M.D. Medical Editor, EyeWorld Elizabeth A. Davis, M.D. Chair, Refractive Surgery Clinical Committee Terry Kim, M.D. Chair, Cornea Clinical Committee Stephen S. Lane, M.D. Chair, Optometric Task Force Richard L. Lindstrom, M.D. Chair, ASCRS Foundation Nick Mamalis, M.D. Editor, JCRS Sherman W. Reeves, M.D. MPH Chair, Young Physicians and Residents Committee Thomas W. Samuelson, M.D. Chair, Glaucoma Clinical Committee Bradford J. Shingleton, M.D. Past President Roger F. Steinert, M.D. Chair, Program Committee INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY GROUP Amar Agarwal, F.R.C.S. Graham D. Barrett, F.R.A.C.O. Ashley Behrens, M.D. William De La Pena, M.D. Bruno M. Fontes, M.D., Ph.D. Nada S. Jabbur, M.D. Shigeru Kinoshita, M.D. Boris E. Malyugin, M.D. Dan Z. Reinstein, M.D. Hungwon Tchah, M.D. Vladimir N. Trubilin, Ph.D. Ke Yao, M.D. Ronald Yeoh, M.D.

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