The Big Picture

Open for a Surprise

Dilation reveals a rare, ring-shaped sequela of cataract surgery.
09/15/2021

Birds of a Feather

If a corneal scar has diffuse, wispy borders, suspect chronic, long-term myofibroblast activity as a consequence of healing, rather than an acute process.
06/15/2021

A Flaky Patient

Signs of pseudoexfoliation should raise suspicion for glaucoma.
02/15/2021

Don’t Burst Your Bubble

Conjunctival lymphangiectasis may be cosmetically troubling to patients but these benign lesions should be left undisturbed.
11/15/2020

A Stitch in Time

Corneal sutures provide a vector for infection. Here’s what to watch for to keep patients safe.
09/15/2020

Vessels Sound the Alarm

These painful eyes need steroids—and immunosuppressives when they fall short.
05/15/2020

Early Adopter, Chronic Sufferer

A 1990s LASIK patient’s troubled course continues nearly 30 years later.
03/15/2020

Last Line of Defense

A descemetocele leaves nothing but a thin membrane to protect the eye from perforation.
02/15/2020

A Knotty Problem

Sutures pose a challenge for contact lens fitting, necessitating an elevation-specific design.
11/15/2019

A Dark Diagnosis

Iris melanoma patients face tough choices—and more so when the other eye is impaired, too.
09/15/2019