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EyeNet Extra: A Quick Guide to EHRs.
Find out about the regulations, the products and what extra hardware you'll need. Download it now or watch for it with the November/December EyeNet. It includes a three-page chart with data from 24 companies that answered an AAOE/Academy survey. An expanded version of this chart—with data from MDIntelleSys and MedInformatix—is also available.




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Cataract & Refractive Convergence

The economy, technology and demographics are all persuading some cataract and refractive surgeons to cross train and offer both services. (more)

Medicare: Four Perspectives on Balance Billing

With SGR repeal as elusive as ever, some argue for greater cost sharing. (more)

 
 
 
Clinical Update

Novel Hemangioma Therapy

Christine Léauté-Labrèze, MD, a pediatric dermatologist at Children's Hospital in Bordeaux, France, pioneered the use of propranolol to treat infantile segmental hemangiomas. Above are photographs of some of her patients. Important precautions are discussed in the accompanying story, "Old Drug Offers New Approach to Infantile Hemangiomas."

 
 
 
 
Mystery Image Nov/Dec 2010
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Mystery Image

What do you see?

 
 
Morning Rounds

The Devil Was in the Details

The interior decorator was concerned that the straight edges of doorways seemed to have a curved quality when she looked at them with her left eye. What's your diagnosis? (more)

 
 
Ophthalmic Pearls

Management of Pterygium

Get the basics on pterygium, from etiology and pathogenesis to symptoms and both medical and surgical treatments. (more)

 
 
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