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May 2010

Excellence in Association Publishing
undefinedAssociation Media & Publishing has awarded EyeNet Magazine with a Silver EXCEL Award for "Wounds of War: Military Ophthalmologists Help Soldiers Rebuild Lives" (October 2009). Denny Smith interviewed Lt. Col. Mark L. Nelson, MD; Lt. Col. Eric D. Weichel, MD; and Col. Kevin Winkle, MD, for the article.
May 2010 coverpage
Glaucoma Surgical Innovations

Advances for lowering IOP may reopen a clogged Schlemm’s canal rather than divert aqueous around it. But there remains a case for the trabeculectomy. (more)

 
 
 
Clinical Update

Gender and Eye Health: Why Women Are Left in the Dark

Visual impairment is distributed unequally across age and economic stratifications. One especially pernicious disparity originates in gender.

The above images of women in South Asia seeking ophthlamic care are shared with EyeNet through the generosity of photographers working with the Seva Foundation and its Center for Innovation in Eye Care in Berkeley, Calif.

To read the entire Clinical Update, click here.

 
 
 
 
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Ophthalmic Pearls

Diagnosis and Management of Von Hippel–Lindau Syndrome
Review the signs, symptoms and differential diagnosis of this condition. Plus, get guidance on screening and treatment. (more)

 
 
Morning Rounds

The Day His Orbit Blew Up
After a dacryocystorhinostomy, the patient’s postop recovery was going smoothly, until his eyelid became droopy and his eye lost its motility. What's your diagnosis? (more)

 
 
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