The Big Picture

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

Spread Too Thin

Patients with Terrien’s marginal degeneration should keep their safety glasses handy.
06/15/2019

Ring Around the Cornea

Peripheral edema occurring many years post-op, signifying Brown-McLean syndrome, may be initially alarming, but it’s nothing to worry about.
03/15/2019

Singing the Blues

A patient’s complicated ocular history results in an anterior staphyloma, leaving him few treatment options.
02/15/2019

A Bump in the Road

Superficial granuloma need not contraindicate scleral lens wear—just design around it.
11/15/2018