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July 2009 coverpage

Retinal Dystrophies of Childhood
Certain retinal dystrophies are responding to novel therapies; until they are widely available, there is much that physicians can do now for their patients. (more)

 
 
 
Clinical Update
Fixing, and Avoiding, the Malpositioned IOL
Single-piece acrylic IOLs are sometimes placed either partly or wholly outside the capsular bag, resulting in iris chafing that leads to pigment dispersion with transillumination defects, an inflammatory response, elevated IOP and microhyphema.(more)

 
 
 
 
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  Ophthalmic Pearls

Orbital Subperiosteal Abscess
Use this decision-making methodology to determine whether to perform surgery on pediatric patients with orbital subperiosteal abscess. (more)

 
 
  Morning Rounds

Trouble in the Tropics
After a routine screening exam revealed poor visual acuity in one eye, the young boy was rushed from his island home to the United States. What’s your diagnosis? (more)

 
 
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