Authors


Cathleen McCabe
Cathleen M. McCabe, MD

Latest:

Meeting the need: Screening parameters for presbyopia-correcting drops

Doctors should consider a few key points before writing a prescription.


Sherrol A. Reynolds, OD, FAAO

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AAOpt 2022: The latest updates on common autoimmune diseases

Sherrol Reynolds, OD, gives key takeaways from her co-presentation on the most common autoimmune diseases and their latest updates, which she discussed at AAOpt 2022.


Brittany Warner, OD

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Differential key to diagnosing idiopathic orbital inflammation

Orbital cellulitis, orbital mass, and potential other conditions could mask diagnosis


Jennifer S. Harthan, OD, FAAO, FSLS

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Drops vs inserts: Which increases adherence?

For patients with keratoconus-related inflammation, an intracanalicular steroid insert rivals the effectiveness of eye drops while boosting adherence.


Robert Fintelmann, MD, FACS

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Monitor keratoconus progression after cross-linking treatment

Successful outcomes demand both corneal and contact lens expertise.


Michele Andrews, OD

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AAOpt 2023: Managing myopia improves quality of life

Research presented during the 2023 American Academy of Optometry meeting highlighted the importance of myopia management techniques to control and slow the progression of myopia.


Graham Erickson, OD, FAAO, FCOVD

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AAOpt 2023: Understanding nystagmus and providing better patient care

Nystagmus can be an intimidating condition, but understanding the treatment options can help patients feel as if they have more control.


David Hutton, Managing Editor, Ophthalmology Times

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Beacon Therapeutics releases 12-Month Data from Phase 2 SKYLINE Trial of AGTC-501 for patients with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa

According to the company, AGTC-501 was generally safe and well-tolerated and showed improvements in visual function at the 12-month analysis. The Phase 2/3 VISTA trial for AGTC-501 in XLRP expected to begin in in the first half of 2024.


Tina Mac Donald, OD

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Controversies in Modern Eye Care 2023: Controlled glaucoma is not just IOP and stability

I. Paul Singh, MD, gives a brief overview of the glaucoma panel discussion during the 2023 Controversies in Modern Eye Care meeting.


Reine Victome

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New topical therapies for dry eye disease

Nasal spray may fill the gaps left by artificial tears.


James R. Embrey Jr, JD

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COVID-19 vaccines and medical liability: What physicians need to know

Follow the CDC’s Vaccine Toolkit and stay current on evolving CDC guidelines


Florencia Yeh, OD, FAAO, FSLS

Latest:

Monitor keratoconus progression after cross-linking treatment

Successful outcomes demand both corneal and contact lens expertise.


Lucy Zhu, OD

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OCT, OCTA show promise in screening for DR

This imaging technique provides depth-resolved images of retinal vasculature.


Nathan Cheung, OD

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Classifying the challenges of juvenile idiopathic arthritis and pediatric uveitis

A review of monitoring guidelines, risk assessment, and treatment algorithms.


Kriti Bhagat, OD
Kriti Bhagat, OD, FAAO

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Contact lens disinfection methods still matter

Long-term success of contact lens wearers attributed to education, professional input on cleaning methods


Isa Prude

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NOA 2023: Inside the student-led Diversifying Optometry Initiative

Isa Prude, president of NOSA, speaks on the Diversifying Optometry Initiative at NOA 2023.


Leah J. McFerren, OD, PC

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Being a woman in optometry

My experience has not always been easy, but it has always been fulfilling.


Xiongfei Liu, MD

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ASCRS 2023: Combination MIGs may reduce treatment burden for patients

Xiongfei Liu, MD, is presenting a talk entitled, "Effectiveness and safety of combining 2 MIGS devices in patients with open angle glaucoma," at ASCRS 2023 in San Diego, California.


Bhagya Segu, OD, MPH, FAAO

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PDR: public health considerations

Proper screenings, treatment, management needed for this increasingly prevalent disease.


Edward Hu, MD, PhD

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ASCRS 2023: Analysis in two subgroups of routine cataract surgery

Edward Hu, MD, PhD, discussed his paper on the single surgeon retrospective comparative analysis of 517 eyes of two subgroups of routine cataract surgery at the 2023 ASCRS annual meeting in San Diego.


Erich A. Hinel, OD, MS, FAAO, Dipl ABO

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AOA 2023: 3-layer amniotic membrane successfully treats severe case of keratoconjunctivitis sicca

Erich A. Hinel, OD, MS, FAAO, Dipl ABO, discusses the use of 3-layer amniotic membrames to treat severe keratoconjunctivitis sicca, severe dry eye, and ocular surface disease.


Kat Hendrix, PhD

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Removing complex cataracts at advanced surgery center

The Medical University of South Carolina offers brand new, state-of-the-art surgery center dedicated solely to ophthalmic procedures.


Melanie Anspaugh, OD, FAAO

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How to get the most out of topical glaucoma therapies

Pairing the patient with the right therapy can yield dramatic results.


Will Kuhlmann

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Informed decision-making at the point of prescribing meds

A free online software, EyeMedsNow offers ECPs access to an extensive database of prescription and OTC medications.


Francisco Poyales Galán, MD

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Comparison of visual, optical acuity in monofocal IOLs

Investigators analyzed IOLs based on optical and visual quality to determine how well patients can function during challenging visual tasks, dim lighting, glare conditions, or reduced contrast.


Susan Ladika

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How physician replacements affect health care spending

Almost 95% of U.S. employers surveyed expect to see increased demand for medical services due to employees deferring care because of the pandemic.


Jennifer Gould, OD, MS, FAAO, Dipl ABO

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Treating sight-threatening retinopathy using OCTA

The technology can diagnose age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy


Ami Ranani, OD

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Patient experiences sudden decrease in vision

Imaging shows optic disc swelling and retinal nerve fiber layer thickening


Maria Richman, OD, FAAO

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AOA 2023: How to integrate vision rehabilitation after stroke into your business model

Maria Richman, OD, FAAO, and Harvey Richman, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, met with Optometry Times to discuss their presentations on rehabilitation of a patient who suffered from issues of vertical vision after a stroke, as well as integrating patient care with the business model.


Stephanie Woo, OD, FAAO, FSLS

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Woo U and IKA join forces for the Keratoconus Essentials Program

Stephanie Woo, OD, FAAO, FSLS, and S. Barry Eiden, OD, FAAO, discuss the Keratoconus Essentials Program, a joint effort between Woo University and the International Keratoconus Academy.

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