Tag Archives: Cornea

The Division within Optometry – Tips4EyeDocs Daily for 09 Jan 2012, No 21

FROM THE EDITOR I belong to several optometrist-only social networks. For the most part, the interchanges have been civil, courteous and even professional. On the other hand, in a few instances, the interchanges have been downright unfriendly. How did we, … Continue reading

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Eye Sciences Lab – A Company Capsule

Just a few years ago, the mere mention of age –related macular degeneration (AMD) struck hopelessness in the minds of patients. Once present, the condition was unstoppable and slowly robbed patients of their useful vision. In 1999-2000, the future brightened … Continue reading

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A corneal with superficial fluorescein retention

Optometrist “Raytec Dell” sent me this photo of a cornea in distress. I have seen cases like this were a lens has adhered to the eye both as RGPs and as soft lenses. The lenses tend to minimize physiologic exchange … Continue reading

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Quality of life in high myopia before and after implantable collamer lens implantation

Implantable Collamer lenses (ICLs) are new to the United States. These soft and foldable lenses are introduced into a phakic eye through a small 3.0 mm incision near the limbus. Early results have shown the procedure to be safe and … Continue reading

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Fluorescein uptake on a cornea

Case #007 -Asymptomatic 60-ish woman patient presents with best vision of 20/100 in each eye. Her medical history is unremarkable with no significant medical issues.  She is on no prescribed medications. There are no signs of anterior chamber reaction or reports of … Continue reading

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Case #005 Epithelial staining s/p Gonioscopy

It’s inevitable that some kind of epithelial microtrauma will occur with gonioscopy. This is especially true where the patient is anxious and blepharospastic. The value of doing the procedure is always weighed against the extent of the microtrauma that will … Continue reading

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