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Tracy Swartz
Using dry eye treatments for sick corneas
Did you ever consider that those tools in your dry eye arsenal are also good for acutely sick eyes? I recently had a patient who drove this point homeā€¦even to my ophthalmology partner.
How to avoid mistaken patient identity during keratorefractive surgery
Mistaken patient identity during keratorefractive surgery is devastating for the patient and surgeon. A "foolproof" method for avoiding mistaken identity involves obtaining the patient's autorefraction moments before surgery and taping the autorefractor strip to the patient. The patient's individual autorefraction, cylinder axis, and other data stay with the patient at all times, enabling the surgeon to make sure the information on the laser computer matches the information on the strip.