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March 2012


Landmark Glaucoma Studies: Trial Findings, Treatment Lessons

In the past few decades, glaucoma research has produced a veritable alphabet soup of clinical trials, from AGIS to TVT. These landmark randomized studies have greatly deepened knowledge of the disease. Six leading investigators highlight key findings from these studies and the impact on their clinical practice. We share some of the important lessons here.

Ophthalmic Pearls: Oncology

Topical Chemotherapy for Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia

The traditional surgical approach to ocular surface squamous neoplasia is shown in the video above. But topical chemotherapy is emerging as an alternate primary treatment option. Read about the benefits, drawbacks and dosing schedules for mitomycin C, 5-fluorouracil and interferon-a2b in treatment of this disease in this month’s Ophthalmic Pearls.

Morning Rounds

The Saddest Diagnosis Is Confirmed

The patient, who had limited vision, seemed perfectly reliable and reasonable. But the case turned out to be a rare and exceptionally challenging one. What's your diagnosis?

Patient Satisfaction: What Makes It Easy to Achieve?

We in medicine, and particularly in ophthalmology, have a secret weapon: We enjoy what we do. We don’t have to manufacture our passion for our work. All we have to do is to make sure that our own passion is contagious to those who work on our team.
Richard P. Mills

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