July 2002

 

Issue

Weighing the Scales of Justice

By John F. Doane, MD, FACS

C&C Vision Takes Flight

The first accommodating lens is born

By Stuart Cumming

Averting the Diabetic Disaster

Vitreoretinal experts share their tips for improving outcomes in challenging diabetics—including the use of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide.

By Gillian K. McDermott, Editor-In-Chief

Surgical Success With Healon5

Maximizing the benefits of this viscosurgical device during the cataract procedure.

By ROBERT M. KERSHNER, MD, FACS

Point/Counterpoint: MMC—Friend or Foe in Refractive Surgery? Part 1

Mitomycin C is a safe and effective adjunct to “high-risk” cases of PRK and LASEK.

By Parag A. Majmudar, MD

Point Counterpoint: MMC—Friend or Foe in Refractive Surgery? Part 2

The nonselective use of mitomycin C in refractive surgery must be approached cautiously.

By Edward E. Manche, MD

Cataract Challenge

Repair of Subluxed Posterior Chamber IOL

By Elizabeth A. Davis, MD

Refractive Challenge

Salzmann’s Nodular Degeneration

By TAL RAVIV, MD

Anatomy of a Lawsuit

A look inside the trial and $4 million verdict in Stephan Post vs. University Physicians, Inc., Pima County, Superior Court of Arizona, Civil Action No. C20011817.

By Adam B. Krafczek, Jr, Esq

Defense Claims Dr. Machat “Dropped a Bombshell” in Post vs. UPI Lawsuit

Court grants Defense Motion for Evidentiary Hearing—will the Defense be granted a new trial?

By Adam B. Krafczek, Jr, Esq

Malpractice Litigation and Refractive Surgery Complications

How do you release legal risks?

By RICHARD L. ABBOTT, MD

The Importance of Pupil Size

When considering refractive surgery, patients with larger pupils should be advised that they are potentially at an increased risk for night glare.

By JAMES J. SALZ, MD

The Best Defense Is a Good Offense

Five steps you can take today to protect yourself and your practice against a lawsuit.

By Adam B. Krafczek, Jr, Esq and Charles M. O’Donnell, Esq

Marketing Mishaps

Are You Experienced?

By Shareef Mahdavi

Ultrasmall-Incision Cataract Surgery

The combination of WhiteStar technology and the ThinOptX lens allows surgeons to perform a familiar cataract procedure through an ultrasmall incision.

By A. JOHN KANELLOPOULOS, MD

Preventing Endophthalmitis

Optimal treatment strategies depend on a surgeon’s preferences and individual patient needs.

By JOHN D. SHEPPARD, MD, MMSc

5 Questions With Steve Arshinoff, MD

Dr. Steve Arshinoff is a pioneer not only in the use of OVDs, but also in various unique outreach programs.

By Steve Arshinoff, MD
 

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