Steinert on Ophthalmology

 
 

  • View From Space: Priceless but Damaging Dr Roger Steinert on the latest research into deep space's impact on astronauts' eyes.
  • New Risks Posed by Vancomycin Use in Cataract Surgery Dr Roger Steinert shares the latest information on hemorrhagic occlusive retinal vasculitis, a new and potentially devastating complication.
  • Two New Corneal Inlays Increase Options for Presbyopia Dr Roger Steinert discusses the relative merits of both the KAMRA Inlay and the Raindrop Near Vision Inlay.
  • Reaching a Milestone in the Treatment of Keratoconus The recent approval of corneal crosslinking by the FDA is an important step forward in the treatment of keratoconus. Dr Roger Steinert offers commentary.
  • Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery: The Next Steps? While many surgeons continue to hold back, others are moving forward and making femtosecond lasers a part of their standard approach to cataract surgery.
  • A Commitment to the Advancement of Ophthalmic Education Dr Roger Steinert comments on the remarkable career and contributions of Dr Bruce Spivey, the recipient of the Laureate Recognition Award at this year's American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting.
  • A Mentor to the Ophthalmology Profession After his receipt of the Dohlman Award, Medscape spoke with Dr Roger Steinert about his own career in ophthalmology and the significance of receiving this award for teaching excellence.
  • Anterior Segment Surgery: Discussion and Debate During a lively session at this year's ASCRS meeting, some of today's top controversies in anterior segment surgery were discussed. Dr Roger Steinert provides a recap.
  • Ophthalmology Breakthroughs Over the Past 20 Years Dr Roger Steinert looks back on 20 years of accelerating progress and finds that it is best embodied by two dominant areas.
  • The Evolution of Keratoplasty Dr Roger Steinert discusses the new techniques and technologies of keratoplasty.
  • Lamellar Surgery and the Future of Corneal Transplants Dr Roger Steinert shares insight from a leading expert on modern corneal lamellar surgery and its implications in corneal transplantation.
  • It's Time to Remove the Shackles   Dr Roger Steinert thinks it's inexplicable that we're a decade behind Europe because of the law's restrictions on the FDA approval process for new devices. A change is needed.
  • Cataract Surgery: Challenges and Complications   Dr Roger Steinert summarizes the latest tips and tricks to avoid the common pitfalls in cataract surgery.
  • Retinoblastoma: 50 Years of Progress, With More to Be Done   Dr Roger Steinert shares the key points from the Jackson Memorial Lecture on retinoblastoma. Despite treatment advances, more remains to be done to combat this significant global health problem.
  • Refractive Surgery: Technology on Trial   Dr Roger Steinert relates the salient points from the refractive surgery subspecialty day at this year's American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, where judge and jury debated the latest technology.
  • Up-and-Coming IOLs   Dr Roger Steinert describes the latest presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses expected to reach the US market soon.
  • Sneak Peek at AAO 2014   Dr Roger Steinert outlines the popular and not-to-miss sessions at this year's American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, and for those who can't make it, the 'virtual meeting' is an option.
  • Ophthalmologists: Don't Put Off Learning ICD-10   Dr. Roger Steinert offers advice on how to begin learning ICD-10. The most important tip? Don't wait.
  • How Far Would You Go for Science?   Dr. Roger Steinert shares a story told by Nobel laureate Dr. Barry Marshall, whose great discovery of Helicobacter pylori as the cause of peptic ulcer disease was difficult to swallow.
  • A 'Perfect Storm' in Ophthalmology   Drs. Roger Steinert, Stephen Lane, and Thomas Samuelson discuss the convergence of technology, devices, and measurement formulas that promises better patient outcomes than ever before.