Walter O. Whitley OD, MBA, FAAO
Selecting topical regimens for cataract patients
Selecting topical regimens for cataract patients
Eyecare practitioners who deal with patients in the perioperative period are well aware of the need for topical therapy. In most cases, a combination of a steroid, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), and an antibiotic will be used for a few days before the day of surgery and then for a period afterward.
4 steps to beating blepharitis
Blepharitis is an inflammatory condition of the eyelids leading to red, irritated, itchy, and dandruff-like scales that form on the eyelashes.
Simplifying the corneal alphabet soup
Simplifying the corneal alphabet soup
When it comes to acronyms, there is no ophthalmic sub-specialty that compares to corneal surgical procedures. For example, let’s take a look at corneal transplants and therapeutic surface treatments. Among KLAL, DALK, PLK, LK, DLEK, DSEK, DSAEK, DMEK, and DMAEK, there is no wonder why there is so much confusion.
Optometry’s role in optimizing advanced technology IOLs
The co-managing optometrist is the go-to person when patients elect ATIOLs.

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