Cheryl Guttman Krader, BS, Pharm



Co-managing cataract surgery has benefits

Optometrists not yet involved in co-managing cataract surgery patients should consider adding this dimension to their practice because it has multiple benefits for all parties involved, Loretta Ng, OD, said recently.

Testing for attention may boost safe driver screens

Results of research focusing on driver safety suggest that it may be possible to improve current techniques of screening for at-risk drivers through the addition of new tests of attentional abilities.

Non-invasive laser may help in corneal reshaping

Optimal keratoplasty (Opti-K, NTK Enterprises), a novel non-invasive laser keratoplasty procedure, is a safe and promising treatment for presbyopia in emmetropes and low hyperopes, reported Sherry L. Audycki, OD, recently.

The case for fitting contact lenses in children

You might be reluctant to fit more children in contact lenses because you think it's difficult and time-consuming.

Study shows comfort is critical when fitting keratoconus eyes

A proprietary hybrid contact lens appears to be a good option for restoring vision in eyes with keratoconus or post-LASIK ectasia.

Pace picks up for developing risk stratification technology

The availability of effective treatment for exudative age-related macular degeneration has placed an onus on optometrists to be more aggressive in following AMD patients in order to provide timely referral when anti-VEGF treatment becomes indicated.