April 2003

 

Issue

Everything Old Is New Again

By John F. Doane, MD, FACS

A New Way to Insert the Sensar With OptiEdge

The Emerald Unfolder system facilitates and improves insertion of the lens in numerous ways.

By STEVEN H. DEWEY, MD

The Marketing Challenges of Customized Ablation

Customized ablation is a whole new game that requires a new way of thinking for most refractive surgeons.

By SHAREEF MAHDAVI

Cataract Challenge

Visualization Without Capsular Dye

By Y. RALPH CHU, MD

Refractive Challenge

Enlarging the Optical Zone

By BRIAN S. BOXER WACHLER, MD

Identifying Candidates for Refractive Lens Exchange

As with other refractive procedures, appropriate patient selection is key to successful outcomes.

By DOUGLAS KATSEV, MD

Monovision Versus Multifocality

How to determine which to use in refractive lens exchange.

By I. HOWARD FINE, MD

Restoring Accommodation With Refractive Lens Exchange

Implanting an IOL that successfully treats presbyopia is probably the most physiologic solution for patients.

By ERIK L. MERTENS, MD

A Survey of IOLs for Refractive Lens Exchange

Ongoing innovation will increase the number of FDA-approved lenses especially suited for this procedure.

By MARK PACKER, MD

A Risk/Benefit Analysis of PRELEX

The gains outweigh the potential losses.

By L. ANDREW WATKINS, MD

What’s in a Name?

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

A Win-Win-Win Situation

Why maintaining refractive lens exchange’s elective status benefits everybody.

By RICHARD S. HOFFMAN, MD

The Secret Formula: G X C1 X C2 = V

With this equation, you can realize the success many refractive surgery practices now find so elusive.

By Mark Danzo

Point/Counterpoint— Physician Certification: A Positive or Negative? Part 1

"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

Point/Counterpoint— Physician Certification: A Positive or Negative? Part 2

“The ABES organization is left with no mission, no direction, and no purpose for existence.”

By MARK JOHNSON, MD, FACS

Expanding Your ASC’s Offerings

What you need to know about performing nonsurgical services in a Medicare-certified ASC.

By ALLISON WEBER SHUREN, MSN, JD

The Role of NSAIDs in Cataract Surgery

How these drugs help surgeons produce the best possible outcomes.

By CALVIN W. ROBERTS, MD

Innovations

Pelion Capsulorhexis Forceps

5 Questions With Stephen S. Lane, MD

ASCRS President Dr. Stephen Lane has exciting plans for advocacy and research during his 1-year term..

 

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