Archive for June 2023

Ruptured Eyeballs

“You’ll poke your eye out!” One of the most dreaded things that ophthalmologists see are injuries that create full thickness holes in the wall of the eyeball. We usually call these “open globe” injuries. Isaac Bleicher and colleagues published a study in the April 2023 issue of the journal Ophthalmology that re-affirmed and deepened knowledge…

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SMILE, cataract!

In the May 2023 edition of the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Anouar Elotmani and colleagues published an article about calculating IOL power in patients who have had SMILE. Wait a minute, what is SMILE? SMILE is a technique of altering the cornea to change glasses prescription. Unlike the better known LASIK, there is…

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