Modern Medicine News

Antibiotic sensitivity in flora of conjunctiva and lid marginWhat is the most common bacteria on the conjunctiva and lid margin in patients undergoing cataract surgery? An article in Clinical Ophthalmology may have the answer.
How to hold a physician open house the right wayThinking of holding an open house to introduce your new practice, welcome a new physician or tell the community about a new service or treatment you’re offering? You may be on the right track.
5 reasons ODs don’t fit toric contact lensesIt’s time to dispel these preconceptions of fitting contact lenses for astigmatism and use new toric lens options as an opportunity to improve patient care.
Don’t skimp on sleep: The consequences of sleep deprivationAfter reading an article suggesting that surgeons are similar to athletes, Henry Rosevear, MD, argues that surgeons should start treating themselves as such and also be aware of the impact poor sleep habits can have on performance.
Diagnosing CHRPE lesions can be a challenge for ODsA 26-year-old healthy ophthalmically asymptomatic female patient attended the University of Alabama School of Optometry clinic for a periodic ophthalmic evaluation. Her history was significant for myopic refractive correction, for which she wore soft contact lenses successfully.
May Clinical Considerations for NPs, PAsThis month, we take a look at a treatment approach to hidradenitis suppurativa, the impact of atopic dermatitis on pediatric patients and a way to prevent mycosis fungoides progression.
A guide to understanding loan repayment options for physiciansLarge sums of graduate debt are a harsh reality of practicing medicine for the majority of new physicians.
Rhinoplasty affects upper lip projectionMany studies evaluate the relationship between the nose and the upper lip, but this is the first to demonstrate that rhinoplasty can create lip projection.
Standard practices for cutaneous surgeryResearchers summarize the latest literature in cutaneous surgery to provide pre-, intra- and postoperative guidance for patient safety and comfort.
ALCL: Are your breast implant patients worried?Dr. Alex K. Wong explains the “risk” between breast implants and ALCL and offers advice on how to talk to your patients about it.