1. Oct 23, 2019

    Avoiding Burnout

    According to a 2016 report, 42% of ophthalmologists were reportedly “extremely happy,” demonstrating that they fare better than their peers in other medical fields. However, ophthalmologists still experience stressors—most commonly financial—and burnout.

    One study showed that the greatest correlation of unhappiness for surgeons was their perception…


Conference Roundup

  1. Oct 17, 2019

AAO 2019: Phacoemulsification With Excisional Goniotomy Reduces IOP

Phacoemulsification with excisional goniotomy using the Kahook Dual Blade (New World Medical, Rancho Cucamonga, CA) reduces intraocular pressure (IOP), according to a recent analysis presented at the 2019 American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting. It is the longest follow-up study of…

Journal Scan

  1. Oct 04, 2019

New Bioadhesive Hydrogel Allows for Sutureless Repair of Corneas

Due to donor shortage, <5% of corneal blindness cases are treated by corneal transplantations. Aside from transplantation, other standards of treatment include cyanoacrylate glue and tissue grafting. However, cyanoacrylate glue is associated with low biocompatibility, poor…