Educational Resources

2016

When Regulations Stand in the Way of Good Medicine
Cataract & Refractive Surgery, August 2016
Richard Lindstrom, MD

Intraocular antibiotic prophylaxis in best interests of patients
Ocular Surgery New, July 2016
Richard Lindstrom, MD

Transzonular vitreous injection vs a single drop compounded topical pharmaceutical regimen after cataract surgery
Clinical Ophthalmology, July 2016
Bret L Fisher, MD, Rick Potvin, MD

Scientific evidence mounting for superior outcomes with dropless cataract surgery
Ophthalmology Times, April 2016
Kevin M. Barber, MD

New technology in cataract surgery Inside look: New drugs for cataract surgery
EyeWorld, April 2016
Maxine Lipner EyeWorld Senior Contributing Writer

Substantial Economic Benefit of “Dropless” Cataract Surgery
EyeTube OD, April 2016
Vance Thompson, MD

The effect of drug pricing on cataract surgery
Optometry Times, April 2016
Bret Fisher MD, Gene Wong OD FAAO

Dropless Middle School: Pearls for the Intermediate Dropless Surgeon
Millennial Eye, March/April 2016
Ahad Mahootchi, MD

Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out
Review of Optometry, March 2016
Paul C. Ajamian, OD

See No Evil: Are Injections Better Than Drops for Cataract Patients
US News, March 2016
Steve Sternberg, Staff Writer

The Benefits of Dropless Cataract Surgery
Outpatient Surgery, February 2016
Kendal Gapinski, Associate Editor

2015

Analysis of the Economic Impacts of Dropless Cataract Therapy on Medicare, Medicaid, State Governments, and Patient Costs
October 2015

Dropless Cataract Surgery Offers Benefits for Patients, Providers
Advanced Ocular Care, April 2015
Justin Schweitzer, OD, FAAO

Dropless Procedure Redefines Cataract Surgery
Advanced Ocular Care Jan/Feb 2015
Y. Ralph Chu, MD

Innovations in Ophthalmology: Dropless Cataract Surgery
Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today, January 2015
Jeffery T. Liegner, MD

Intracameral antibiotics Which intracameral antibiotic is best?
EyeWorld, January 2015
Lauren Lipuma EyeWorld Staff Writer

Dropless cataract surgery yields postoperative prophylaxis for patients, practices
Ophthalmology Times, June, 2015
Robert J. Weinstock, MD

Access to compounded medications critical for ophthalmologists, patients
Ocular Surgery News, May, 2015
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD

Post­cataract surgery intraocular injections offer alternative to traditional drop therapy
Ocular Surgery News, September, 2015
Vance Thompson, MD

Dropless cataract surgery offers ‘significant benefit’
Ophthalmology Times, January 2015
Stewart Galloway, MD

Products to Power Up Your Cataract Service
OutPatient Surgery, May 2015
Dan O’Connor, Editor­ in ­Chief

Dropless’ cataract surgery enhances prophylaxis, patient satisfaction
Primary Care Optometry News, May 2015
Daniel Schimmel, OD

Antibiotics & Cataract Surgery: New Frontiers, Alternatives to topical drops appear to be effective—and they’re becoming more popular
Review of Ophthalmology, April, 2015
Christopher Kent, Senior Editor

2014

Why I am Glad My Cataract Surgeon Offers Dropless Cataract Surgery
Advanced Ocular Care, October, 2014
Richard B. Mangan, OD

The Last Hurdle—Taking Cataract Surgery Dropless
Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today, June 2014
Kevin Scripture, MD and Sydney Tyson, MD, MPH

New Options for Ophthalmic Surgery / Keeping an eye out for innovation at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery conference
OutPatient Surgery, July 2014
T. Hunter Newsom, MD

ME_SeptOct14_dropless_Epitropoulos: Dropless Cataract Surgery
Millennial Eye, October 2104
Alice T. Epitropoulos, MD, FACS

The economics of going ‘dropless’ / Prophylactic injections can save hassle and money for both you and your patients
Ophthalmology Management, September 2014
Cynthia Matossian, MD

Cataract surgery: Going dropless / How a single injection may redefine roles for the ophthalmic staff
Ophthalmic Professional, November 2014
Bill Kekevian, Senior Associate Editor

Dropless Cataract Surgery / Better for the patient, better for the surgeon
The Ophthalmic ASC, October 2014
James Loden, MD

A case for dropless cataract surgery / A single prophylactic injection is gaining growing support
Ophthalmology Management, May 2014
Jerry Helzner, Senior Editor

Dropless cataract surgery: Technique and tips / Procedure helps reduces cost, hassle, and compliance issues for patients, families, staff
Ophthalmology Times, October 2014
James C. Loden, MD

Cataract surgeon describes early experience with transzonular delivery of medication
Ocular Surgery News, August, 2014
Robert J. Weinstock, MD

Advantages plentiful with dropless cataract surgery
Ocular Surgery News, May, 2014
James S. Lewis, MD

Intravitreal antibiotic + steroid makes dropless cataract surgery possible
Ophthalmology Times, May, 2014
Cheryl Guttman Krader

Premium Cataract Surgery Finds Its Place
OutPatient Surgery, August, 2014

Drug Quality and Security Act Addresses Compounding Pharmacies
Retinal Physician, March 2014
Bill Kekevian Senior Associate Editor

Can Surgeons Stop the Drops? A look at recent attempts to replace postop eye drops with injections and the pros and cons of this approach
Review of Ophthalmology, April, 2014
Walter Bethke, Managing Editor

No Drops Required
Review of Optometry, August, 2015
Richard B. Mangan, OD, and edited by Derek N. Cunningham, OD, and Walter O. Whitley, OD, MBA