270 Results for Ophthalmology

Talk about a strong endorsement: John Berdahl, MD, an ophthalmologist at Vance Thompson Vision in Sioux Falls, S.D., counts his mother and father as patients...

A comfortable patient who is ready for eye surgery is essential for the provider to achieve an optimal outcome....

As the cataract reimbursement scene keeps changing, surgeons and facility leaders must feel like they’re on a roller coaster they never agreed to ride in the first place....

There has been an enormous amount of media attention and general buzz surrounding the new glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1) medications semaglutide...

Newsom Surgery Center of Sebring (Fla.) is a high-volume Ophthalmology-based ASC that places efficiency right below safe, superior and highly satisfying care...

The Williamson Eye Center has been around for 75 years, and it includes our ASC, which was one of the first dedicated to ophthalmology in Louisiana....

You might be surprised by how many ophthalmologists suffer from occupational injuries that in some cases shorten their careers....

The only proven treatment for treating glaucoma is controlling intraocular eye pressure. However, the range of procedures that can achieve this goal vary in terms of invasiveness as well as patient and surgeon comfort....

Many patients suffer from both cataracts and glaucoma, so why not address both conditions during the same surgery? While such an efficient option seems like a no-brainer, in reality it’s not quite that simple....

A proposal in California that would have expanded the scope of practice for optometrists in the state was passed by the state legislature, but Gov. Gavin Newsom effectively vetoed the bill by failing to sign it before it expired on Sept. 30....

The team at Eye 35 ASC, a fast-paced, high-volume eye surgery center in Schertz, Texas, doesn’t limit their attention to one or two formal patient safety projects every year. Rather, the center’s tight-knit team operates every day with a keen philosophy...

After years of negotiating with vendors to purchase supplies for our busy ophthalmic surgery center, we finally found an easier and less stressful way to score...

Performing immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery (ISBCS) offers plenty of potential benefits. Surgeons appreciate being able to halve post-op visits...

Telehealth and virtual meetings were normalized out of necessity during the pandemic. Now researchers are exploring the possibility of tapping into video conferencing...

Ophthalmology is a physically demanding specialty. Surgeons spend good portions of their day looking through the eyepieces of surgical microscopes, leaning forward...

Ophthalmic surgeon Jason J. Jones, MD, performs up to 24 cataract cases a day at the Jones Eye Clinic in Sioux City, Iowa. He is able to keep up the rapid pace during those...

After a typical cataract surgery, patients must safely and properly administer a staggering number of drops at home in the ensuing days and weeks to prevent infection...

Most cataract surgeons can remove a cloudy natural lens and implant an IOL in less than 10 minutes, so high-volume ophthalmic facilities thrive by finding ways to...

Stretcher chairs enable patients to remain on one surface from pre-op through a procedure and all the way to PACU. They eliminate the need for staff to laterally transfer...

Cataract surgery outcomes are consistently good, but are they good enough to guarantee? They are if Uday Devgan, MD, FACS, is manning the microscope. In the rare...

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