Brown on Ophthalmology

 
 
  • Does SD-OCT Imaging Contribute to Better Outcomes in Cataract Surgery?   In this video commentary, Dr. David Brown shares tips for using SD-OCT imaging in the perioperative period of cataract surgery to boost surgical success and patient satisfaction.
  • Retinal Disease Progression   In this video commentary, Dr. David Brown offers advice regarding time to treatment of the different types of retinal disease entities.
  • Anti-VEGF Therapy and Beyond: The Future of Retinal Disease Treatment   Anti-VEGF therapy is a significant breakthrough in the treatment of retinal disease; however, Dr. David Brown stresses the importance of continuing the search for future treatments in this video blog.
  • BRAVO and CRUISE: 12-Month Outcomes Revealed   In this video commentary, Dr. David Brown reports on the 12-month outcomes of the BRAVO and CRUISE studies presented at ARVO 2010. What is the impact on retinal vein occlusion treatment?
  • Anti-VEGF Therapy and Laser: Changing the Game in Diabetic Macular Edema Treatment   New studies show that anti-VEGF therapy in combination with laser produces significant results in DME. Dr. David Brown discusses what may be the new standard of care in this video commentary.
  • Does Anti-VEGF Therapy Cause Glaucoma?   Reports suggest that patients may experience increased IOP following anti-VEGF therapy. David M. Brown, MD, reviews the data and offers patient care recommendations in this video commentary.
  • Retinal Vein Occlusions: Could Recent Developments Be Practice-Changing?   In this video blog, David M. Brown, MD, provides a commentary about retinal vein occlusion treatment, focusing on recent clinical trial data as well as newly approved drug devices.
  • Anti-VEGF Therapy for Retinal Vein Occlusions   Is anti-VEGF therapy more effective than the standard of care for retinal vein occlusions? In this video blog, David M. Brown, MD, reflects on the recent BRAVO and CRUISE clinical trial results.
  • What's the SCORE on Retinal Vein Occlusions?   Will the results of the Standard Care vs COrticosteroid for REtinal Vein Occlusion (SCORE) Study affect retinal vein occlusion treatment? David M. Brown, MD, summarizes the data in this video blog.
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion Management: Is It Changing?   In this video blog, David M. Brown, MD, discusses the types of retinal vein occlusions and their current treatments. Will recent results from 3 pivotal trials affect the standard of care?
  • Buzz Words Surrounding Healthcare Reform   Guaranteed issue, community rating, and individual mandate: What do these terms mean in the context of healthcare reform? What do they mean for you? David M. Brown, MD, explains in this video blog.
  • What Do Clinicians Want From Healthcare Reform?   In this video blog, David M. Brown, MD, makes 2 practical suggestions to healthcare reformers so that physicians might focus more on the patient and less on the insurance.
  • Baseline Testing Important in Glaucoma Prevention   Because optic nerve damage is a sign of glaucoma, baseline documentation of the optic nerve in all patients for later comparison is important. David M. Brown, MD, explains in this video blog.
  • Cost Considerations in Prescribing Ophthalmic Drugs   The high cost of prescription medications can often prevent patient compliance. In this video blog, David M. Brown, MD, offers advice for prescribing drugs to cost-conscious patients.
  • New Retinal Treatments May Reduce Number of Anti-VEGF Injections   New retinal treatments are on the horizon that may reduce the number of anti-VEGF injections needed by patients to maintain vision. David M. Brown, MD, explores them in this video blog
  • Intraocular Implant Shows Promise in Treating Dry ARMD An intraocular implant designed to secrete therapeutic doses of CNTF in the eye is a promising new treatment of dry ARMD. David M. Brown, MD, discusses its potential impact in this video blog.
  • Choosing a New High Resolution OCT Take time to look closely at the newer high resolution OCT machines when considering an upgrade. David M. Brown, MD, offers practical tips in this video blog.
  • Are Newer Retinal Treatments Superior to Usual Standard of Care? In this video blog, David M. Brown, MD, stresses the importance of carefully evaluating newer retinal treatments, as they may not always be better than the current standard of care.
  • Are Multifocal IOLs the Best Choice for Patients? In this video blog, David M. Brown, MD, discusses multifocal intraocular lenses and provides suggestions on how to determine which patients will benefit most.
  • Highlights of Macula 2009 Experts met recently in New York at the Macula 2009 symposium to discuss macular disease and its treatment. David M. Brown, MD, highlights some of the most exciting advances presented at the meeting.