January/February 2019


Transplantation for Limbal Stem Cell DeficiencyC.E.

When severe disease calls for surgery, here’s how you can be prepared for the pre- and post-op care.

Keratoplasty: When and Why

Discover how long to monitor and treat symptoms before considering surgical interventions.

New Lenses for a New Year

Highlights in 2019 will include toric multifocals, a photochromic contact lens and more.

Post-cataract Surgery Inflammation: a Toxin or a Bug?

Although rare, TASS and endophthalmitis are possible complications, and clinicians must be able to recognizing the difference.

The Art of Corneal Transplantation

Optometrists have several options when it comes to keratoplasties, each of which has its own pros, cons and management guidelines.


Corneal Consult

Was it a Failure or Rejection?

Identifying the right differential in a troubled transplant patient makes a world of difference when determining corrective action.

Fitting Challenges

Depth Charge

Undercorrected cylinder hindered the binocularity of this athlete. Here’s how pushing the CYL took care of it.

My Perspective

Perfecting the Art of Practice

These seven steps might help you start off your new year on the right foot.

Practice Progress

Don’t be Nearsighted About Myopia

With the groundbreaking new resources available, there’s no excuse not to take advantage of myopia management.

The Big Picture

Singing the Blues

A patient’s complicated ocular history results in an anterior staphyloma, leaving him few treatment options.

The GP Experts

A Reliable Post-PK Option

Scleral lenses are growing in popularity, but GPs have long been a mainstay in managing the complex corneas of these patients.