June 2012


In this Issue

The Modern Practice

Tips to Ensure That Your Medical Practice is Also Succeeding as a Business in Today's Environment.

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Up Front

Chief Medical Editor's Page

You Are What You Eat

By Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD Chief Medical Editor

Today’s Topics

Controlling Perioperative Inflammation

By Randy J. Epstein, MD; David R. Hardten, MD; John A. Hovanesian, MD, Keith Liang, MD; and Mitchell C. Shultz, MD

Inside Eyetube.net

Perspectives on Canaloplasty

By Mark Kontos, MD

Peer Review

Surgical Treatment of High Myopia

By Allon Barsam, MD, MA, FRCOphth

Cataract Surgery
Phaco Pearls

Techniques for Managing a Shallow Anterior Chamber

By Lawrence Brierley, MD; William Clifford, MD, James C. Loden, MD; and Aron D. Rose, MD

Complex Case Management

Dense Cataract in an Extremely Shallow Anterior Chamber

By Thomas Neuhann, MD; Mark F. Pyfer, MD; and Michael E. Snyder, MD

My Most Difficult Case

When a Torn Capsule Becomes a Total Capsulectomy

By Garry P. Condon, MD

Focus on IOL Power Calculations

Nailing the IOL Power

The benefits of the femtosecond laser for refractive cataract surgery.

By Robert J. Cionni, MD

Precise and Accurate Guidance to Optimize Outcomes

Tdheep Ot RbAy lSiynsteem offers direction during refractive cataract surgery.

By Robert J. Weinstock, MD

IOL Calculations After Refractive Surgery

As more and more patients with a history of refractive surgery present for cataract surgery, eye care specialists are going to be hard pressed for accurate measurements and calculations.

By Warren E. Hill, MD

Refractive Surgery
Complex Case Management

Correcting Residual Astigmatism After the Implantation of a Toric IOL

Tips for determining whether to rotate the IOL or perform laser vision correction.

By Francesco Carones, MD; S. Lance Forstot, MD; and William B. Trattler, MD

Feature Story

Correcting Residual Astigmatism After the Implantation of a Toric IOL

Tips for determining whether to rotate the IOL or perform laser vision correction.

By John Berdahl, MD

Cover Stories

Building a referral network in the 21st Century

Our model allows each practitioner to provide care at the service level with which he or she is most comfortable and has the most expertise.

By Jonathan Stein, MD, and J. James Thimons, OD

What We Learned From Opening an ASC

Guidelines for owning a successful ambulatory surgery center.

By Robert B. Nelson, PA-C, and David B. Nelson, MD

Pearls for Implementing an EHR System

The key is finding one that fits your practice’s needs and workflow.

By Richard G. Davis, MD

Ancillary Services in Ophthalmic Practices: Pharmaceutical Dispensing

Changes in the regulatory and reimbursement environments underlie the trend.

By Mitchell A. Jackson, MD

That Was Then. This Is Now.

Keeping up with digital solutions.

By Dawn Thompson

Today’s Practice
Social Eyes

What Does a “Like” on Facebook Really Mean for Business?

Even if you have thousands of likes on Facebook, patients’ loyalty and engagement might be a whole different story.

By Cary M. Silverman, MD, MBA, and Shama Kabani



5 Questions With Michael Lawless, MBBS, FRANZCO, FRACS

Dr. Lawless provides pearls for transitioning to laser cataract surgery and discusses how martial arts have influenced him personally and professionally.

Advanced-Technology OVDs in Clinical Practice

AT-OVDs: The Best of Both Worlds

Advanced-technology OVDs combine beneficial properties of cohesives and dispersives

By Hong Kyun Kim, MD, PhD, and Tess Huynh, MD

Contact Info

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About CRST

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today delivers cutting-edge information to cataract and refractive surgeons. Read by over 10,893 physicians, the publication promotes continuing education by covering such topics as surgical pearls, complications management, technological advances, and practice management.