Archive for October 2019
Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
Recently, I was told about a 31 year old patient. He had some inability to move his eyes in certain directions, and the only other thing I was told was that the patient was on a particular medication. In the end, it turned out that his ailment had nothing to do with the medication. However,…Read More
Old dogs new tricks?
I have mentioned this innumerable times before, but cataract surgery is a great procedure as it is. Improving on something that is so good is difficult to do. However, since it is a very common procedure, we are still trying to do so. In spite of this, the better the procedure, the less likely I…Read More
Greetings from San Francisco!
One of the most important things that I think that we do as clinicians is keep up with others doing the same job. That way, none of us becomes too isolated in our thinking and loses track of the good ideas and trends that are out there. That is one reason that I love to…Read More
Have you ever heard of PRK?
In the past, laser vision correction was limited to PRK. The PRK laser procedure changed the shape of the cornea to decrease the need for glasses. Eventually, a version of laser vision correction developed that involves a flap of the cornea, which is LASIK. In the early days of PRK and LASIK, PRK lost some…Read More