In this episode, Dr Blumenthal and I discuss the not so obvious technique of peripheral laser iridotomy, emphasizing the shift away from the 12 o'clock position to a temporal location for most patients. We discuss the rationale for this shift, that includes the dramatic reduction in photopsias, as well as some tips and tricks in performing this technique.
In this episode, Dr Berlin and I discuss the elusive quest to have the Excimer Laser Trabeculostomy (ELT) that he pioneered gain traction after 30 years of development. (This is the AAC enhanced version with chapter markers and images optimized for iOS devices and computers; see mp3 version for most other devices.)
We are guilty by association when we speak in public. Whether you're a physician, academic, business person, or just somebody trying to get your message heard, you and your message are inseparable from their context. You are associated with event sponsors, academic institutions, Board of directors, your colleagues, and they are all associated with you. We do not speak in a vacuum devoid of our surroundings.
It's brand new! Mophie, the makers of external battery packs for iPhones and a few other devices, has created a Juice Pack for the current best phone ever, the HTC One. I pre-ordered it and this is the unboxing. There is a serious flaw making at least the one I received unusable but Mophie will replace it.
As those faithful readers already know, I have always been in search of the perfect EMR solution for Ophthalmology and keep thinking I’ve found it. The latest iteration, after a transition that was difficult for all involved, is sort of like the latest Apple hardware…the best system I’ve ever had - until I change it again! One compromise though was to throw away the EMR ideal of one system to do everything.