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December 2014 Issue of The Ophthalmologist

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Articles featured in this issue

Business & Profession Other

P, Damned P and Statistics

| Mark Hillen

Poor power, false positives and false negatives crucify the credibility of p<0.05

Subspecialties Cataract

It’s Not You, It’s Me, Doctor

Personality characteristics predict patient satisfaction after multifocal IOL implantation – irrespective of outcomes, says the Happy Patient Study.

Business & Profession Neuro-ophthalmology

How do People with Strabismus Locate Visual Targets?

| Mark Hillen

It’s a reasonable – and until now – unanswered question: which eye is the one that tells the brain where a target lies?

Subspecialties Retina

The Pathway Less Traveled

A previously unknown anti-inflammatory effect of common HIV/AIDS drugs may offer a safe and inexpensive treatment for dry AMD

Business & Profession Other

Push, Pull, CHOMP!

A Pac-Man-style video game for the treatment of amblyopia without patching

Subspecialties Health Economics and Policy

The Smartphone Adaptor with a Social Mission

| Mark Hillen

Peek Retina is an adaptor for your smartphone that promises easy and high-quality fundoscopy – no matter if you’re in Scotland or sub-Saharan Africa

Business & Profession Other

Fingerprick River Blindness Screening

New testing methods could help eliminate the neglected tropical disease

Subspecialties Business and Innovation

The 2014 Innovation Awards Are here

| Mark Hillen

Here we recognize a year’s worth of innovation. Apps, IOLs, vitreous cutters, imagers and lasers – the latest and greatest of these are all there.

Subspecialties Cataract

Cataract Surgery in Patients with Blebs: Seven Tips for Success

| Juan Mura

The right approach can reduce the risks of post-procedural bleb failure when removing cataracts from glaucomatous eyes that have undergone prior trabeculectomy.

Subspecialties Cataract

Lasers or Lenses?

| Bruce Allan

Deciding between laser vision correction and intraocular lens implantation is a question of technological advances, surgeons’ preferences and patient education

Business & Profession Cataract

Innovation Showcase

Sponsor companies proudly present their impressive contributions to the ophthalmic community.

Business & Profession Professional Development

Translational Research: Innovate Horizontally

| Michael Mrochen

Bridging the “Valley of Death” of expertise for medical device development

Business & Profession Professional Development

The New York Networker

Sitting Down With… Georgette Pascale, President and CEO of Pascale Communications, LLC.

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