Trifocal IOL Lessons From Abroad (Ophthalmology off the Grid)
Cohost Blake Williamson, MD, MPH, invites Raymond Stein, MD, from Bochner Eye Institute in Toronto for a conversation about the PanOptix, a presbyopia-correcting IOL that was first approved by the FDA last year. Dr. Stein draws on his extensive experience and shares surgical pearls for US-based surgeons who are acclimating to this new technology.
Ocular Surface Health and Cataract Surgery Outcomes (Fine-Tuned)
Cynthia Matossian, MD, discusses the impact that meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) can have on IOL calculations, as seen in the literature and her own practice. She also shares her LipiFlow® protocol for pre-surgical patients with MGD and practice workflow tips to reduce surgical delay.
Survive and Thrive: Building Your Brand (Ophthalmology off the Grid)
In this episode, host Gary Wörtz, MD, is joined by residents Cherie Fathy, MD, and David Felsted, DO. They discuss finding their voices as young ophthalmologists and share how they are beginning to establish their own personal brands.
The Benefits of Premium-Channel IOLs (Informed Consent)
William Wiley, MD; Brandon Ayres, MD; and John Berdahl, MD, join Marguerite McDonald, MD, FACS, to share how they explain the benefits of premium-channel IOLs to patients.
Surgical Implantation of RPE Cells Derived From Human Embryonic Stem Cells (New Retina Radio)
Dry AMD research was a hot topic at this year's ARVO annual meeting. Could ethically sourced stem cells from human embryos provide a solution to this challenging disease? Chris Riemann, MD, shared data from an early phase trial that sought to understand the safety of RPE cells surgically implanted below the retina.
Contact Lenses, Scleral Lenses, Lessons From Residency, and More (The MOD Pod)
Learn how to preserve and grow your contact lens patient base with advice from practice owner Dana Salgado, OD (1:57). James Deom, OD, MPH, FAAO, offers scleral lens troubleshooting tips (7:45), and Mile Brujic, OD, FAAO, describes how his practice changed over the course of roughly 30 days due to the coronavirus (12:03), while Nicole Harris, OD, shares some of the lessons she's learned during her optometric residency (19:35). As an added bonus, listen to the audio version of MOD's Up Close column (24:50), which poses various questions to different optometric physicians. In this episode we learn more about Jacob Lang, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO.