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About About Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today
Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today (CRST) is uniquely positioned within the ophthalmic marketplace to serve both physicians’ and industry needs.

Targeted content for a clearly defined audience.

Our audience is 10,972 cataract and refractive surgeons. CRST caters to dynamic surgeons looking to advance their practice and techniques. Our how-to format promotes continuing education with topics such as the latest surgical approaches and methods, complications management and avoidance pearls, practice management and business advice, and the latest technological advances. CRST focuses on cutting-edge issues, dives into what is next, and provides a balanced overview of relevant topics.

A forum for the latest surgical developments.

CRST is not only concerned with what’s now but also what’s next. Our readers, more so than other subspecialists, are looking for the latest in product releases and technological developments, both in the United States and internationally. Surgeons investing in a technology want to know what its long-term benefits will be, so we look beyond clinical approvals into potential future applications.


CRST is a targeted, cost-effective vehicle through which industry can aim marketing/advertising messages to cataract and refractive surgeons. In a sea of broadly focused ophthalmic publications, CRST’s content is tailored to our target audience. Our readers will never need to flip through articles written for retina and other subspecialists.


Each issue of CRST strives to capture the quality and excitement of the information offered at eye care meetings throughout the world. We also bring to our readers the most thorough, timely information on legislative issues that affect their practices.

Editorial Advisory Board

  • Quentin B. Allen – Stuart, Florida
  • Lisa Brothers Arbisser – Davenport, Iowa
  • Brandon D. Ayres – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Kenneth A. Beckman – Westerville, Ohio
  • John P. Berdahl – Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Ashley Brissette – New York, New York
  • Frank A. Bucci, Jr – Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Daniel H. Chang – Bakersfield, California
  • Y. Ralph Chu – Bloomington, Minnesota
  • Stephen Coleman – Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Uday Devgan – Los Angeles, California
  • Steven H. Dewey – Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Kendall Donaldson – Miami, Florida
  • Nicole R. Fram – Los Angeles, California
  • Sumit “Sam” Garg – Irvine, California
  • Damien F. Goldberg – Torrance, California
  • David A. Goldman – Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
  • Preeya K. Gupta – Durham, North Carolina
  • Kathryn M. Hatch – Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Warren E. Hill – Mesa, Arizona
  • John A. Hovanesian – Laguna Hills, California
  • Cristos Ifantides – Cape Coral, Florida
  • Mitchell A. Jackson – Lake Villa, Illinois
  • Jason J. Jones – Sioux City, Iowa
  • James A. Katz – Des Plaines, Illinois
  • Guy M. Kezirian – Scottsdale, Arizona
  • D. Brian Kim – Dalton, Georgia
  • Colman R. Kraff – Chicago, Illinois
  • Ronald R. Krueger – Cleveland, Ohio
  • William J. Lahners – Sarasota, Florida
  • Parag A. Majmudar – Chicago, Illinois
  • Robert K. Maloney – Los Angeles, California
  • Marguerite McDonald – Rockville Centre, New York
  • Beeran Meghpara – Philadelphia
  • Morgan Micheletti – Houston
  • Neda Nikpoor – Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Robert H. Osher – Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Gregory D. Parkhurst – San Antonio, Texas
  • Michael Patterson – Crossville, Tennessee
  • Laura M. Periman – Seattle, Washington
  • Jay S. Pepose – St. Louis, Missouri
  • Rajesh K. Rajpal – Washington, DC
  • Alan E. Reider – Washington, DC
  • Karolinne Maia Rocha – Charleston, South Carolina
  • Sheri Rowen – Newport Beach, California
  • Luke Rebenitsch – Edmond, Oklahoma
  • Ehsan Sadri – Newport Beach, California
  • Neda Shamie – Beverly Hills, California
  • Mitchell C. Shultz – Encino, California
  • Jonathan D. Solomon – Bowie, Maryland
  • Priyanka Sood – Atlanta, Georgia
  • Christopher E. Starr – New York, New York
  • P. Dee G. Stephenson – Venice, Florida
  • Audrey R. Talley Rostov – Seattle, Washington
  • Shachar Tauber – Springfield, Missouri
  • Richard Tipperman – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Farrell “Toby” Tyson – Fort Myers, Florida
  • Nandini Venkateswaran – Boston
  • Denise M. Visco – York, Pennsylvania
  • R. Bruce Wallace III – Alexandria, Louisiana
  • Keith A. Walter – Winston-Salem, N. Carolina
  • O. Bennett Walton – Houston, Texas
  • Blake K. Williamson – Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Dagny Zhu – Los Angeles

Chief Medical Editors

  • Cathleen M. McCabe – Sarasota, Florida
  • Robert J. Weinstock – Tampa, Florida
  • William F. Wiley – Cleveland, Ohio

Editors Emeritus

  • David F. Chang – Los Altos, California
  • Steven J. Dell – Austin, Texas
  • John F. Doane – Kansas City, Missouri
  • Eric D. Donnenfeld – Rockville Centre, NY
  • Stephen G. Slade – Houston, Texas


  • Zaina Al-Mohtaseb – Houston, Texas
  • Mark Kontos – Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
  • Cynthia Matossian – Doylestown, Pennsylvania
  • Tal Raviv – New York, New York
  • Michael E. Snyder – Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Karl G. Stonecipher – Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Vance Thompson – Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • William B. Trattler – Miami, Florida
  • John A. Vukich – Madison, Wisconsin
  • George O. Waring IV – Charleston, South Carolina
  • Gary Wörtz – Lexington, Kentucky
  • Elizabeth Yeu – Norfolk, Virginia


  • Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Allon Barsam – London, England
  • Rosa Braga-Mele – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • John S. Chang Jr – Hong Kong, China
  • Arthur B. Cummings – Dublin, Ireland
  • Sheraz M. Daya – London, England
  • H. Burkhard Dick – Mainz, Germany
  • Damien Gatinel- Paris, France
  • A. John Kanellopoulos – Athens, Greece
  • Aylin Kiliç – Istanbul, Turkey
  • Jodhbir S. Mehta – Singapore
  • Erik L. Mertens – Antwerp, Belgium
  • Amandeep S. Rai – Toronto, Canada
  • Roger Zaldivar – Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • CRST Section Editors

  • Edward E. Manche – The Literature
  • Eric Rosenberg – Eyetube Spotlight
  • Jodhbir S. Mehta – Global Perspectives
  • Lisa Brothers Arbisser, Brandon D. Ayres, Neda Nikpoor, and Audrey R. Talley Rostov – Cataract Surgery Case Files
  • Alan N. Carlson, Christopher E. Starr, Karl G. Stonecipher, and Suphi Taneri, MD, FEBOS-CR – Refractive Surgery Case Files
  • Kavitha Sivaraman – Fundamentals
  • Jill Maher – Practice Management