The Ocular Surface Case Series is a quarterly video segment featuring experts in the area of ocular surface disease who discuss recent studies and their clinical experience. Christopher E. Starr, MD, FACS, of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York moderates this series and shares his pearls for treating the ocular surface.


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Role of Optometrists in Cataract Surgery

by Charlie Ficco, OD, Derek Cunningham, OD, Walter Whitley, OD

Derek Cunningham, OD, of Laser Eye Consultants in Austin, Texas, and Walter Whitley, OD, of Virginia Eye Consultants in Norfolk, Virginia, discuss cataract surgical technology and the role of optometrists in cataract surgery. They address the integrated care of cataract patients. Charlie Ficco, OD, of the Clayton Eye Center explains his comangement techniques, looking specifically at preoperative advancements.