In this Issue
By John F. Doane, MD, FACS
The Emerald Unfolder system facilitates and improves insertion of the lens in numerous ways.
By STEVEN H. DEWEY, MD
Customized ablation is a whole new game that requires a new way of thinking for most refractive surgeons.
By SHAREEF MAHDAVI
Visualization Without Capsular Dye
By Y. RALPH CHU, MD
Enlarging the Optical Zone
By BRIAN S. BOXER WACHLER, MD
As with other refractive procedures, appropriate patient selection is key to successful outcomes.
By DOUGLAS KATSEV, MD
How to determine which to use in refractive lens exchange.
By I. HOWARD FINE, MD
Implanting an IOL that successfully treats presbyopia is probably the most physiologic solution for patients.
By ERIK L. MERTENS, MD
Ongoing innovation will increase the number of FDA-approved lenses especially suited for this procedure.
By MARK PACKER, MD
The gains outweigh the potential losses.
By L. ANDREW WATKINS, MD
Reaching a consensus on the name of the refractive procedure that I call PRELEX will enhance its marketability and reduce patient confusion.
By R. BRUCE WALLACE III, MD, FACS
Why maintaining refractive lens exchange’s elective status benefits everybody.
By RICHARD S. HOFFMAN, MD
With this equation, you can realize the success many refractive surgery practices now find so elusive.
By Mark Danzo
"We hope that our quest to improve ourselves professionally as surgeons results in a more widespread adoption of this practice.”
By LISA BROTHERS ARBISSER, MD
“The ABES organization is left with no mission, no direction, and no purpose for existence.”
By MARK JOHNSON, MD, FACS
What you need to know about performing nonsurgical services in a Medicare-certified ASC.
By ALLISON WEBER SHUREN, MSN, JD
How these drugs help surgeons produce the best possible outcomes.
By CALVIN W. ROBERTS, MD
Pelion Capsulorhexis Forceps
ASCRS President Dr. Stephen Lane has exciting plans for advocacy and research during his 1-year term..