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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

  • Lisa Brothers Arbisser, MD – Davenport, Iowa
  • Kenneth A. Beckman, MD – Westerville, Ohio
  • John P. Berdahl, MD – Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • William I. Bond, MD – Pekin, Illinois
  • Stephen F. Brint, MD – Metairie, Louisiana
  • Frank A. Bucci, Jr, MD – Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Daniel H. Chang, MD – Bakersfield, California
  • Y. Ralph Chu, MD – Bloomington, Minnesota
  • Robert Cionni, MD – Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Stephen Coleman, MD – Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Uday Devgan, MD – Los Angeles, California
  • Steven H. Dewey, MD – Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Kendall Donaldson, MD – Miami, Florida
  • Sumit “Sam” Garg, MD – Irvine, California
  • Damien F. Goldberg, MD – Torrance, California
  • David A. Goldman, MD – Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
  • Preeya K. Gupta, MD – Durham, North Carolina
  • Kathryn M. Hatch, MD – Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Bonnie An Henderson, MD – Boston, Massachusetts
  • Warren E. Hill, MD – Mesa, Arizona
  • John A. Hovanesian, MD – Laguna Hills, California
  • Mitchell A. Jackson, MD – Lake Villa, Illinois
  • Jason J. Jones, MD – Sioux City, Iowa
  • Paul Kang, MD – Chevy Chase, Maryland
  • James A. Katz, MD – Des Plaines, Illinois
  • Guy M. Kezirian, MD, MBA – Scottsdale, Arizona
  • D. Brian Kim, MD – Dalton, Georgia
  • Terry Kim, MD – Durham, North Carolina
  • Colman R. Kraff, MD – Chicago, Illinois
  • Ronald R. Krueger, MD – Cleveland, Ohio
  • William J. Lahners, MD – Sarasota, Florida
  • Richard J. Mackool, MD – Astoria, New York
  • Scott M. MacRae, MD – Rochester, New York
  • Parag A. Majmudar, MD – Chicago, Illinois
  • Robert K. Maloney, MD – Los Angeles, California
  • Edward Manche, MD – Palo Alto, California
  • Cathleen M. McCabe, MD – Sarasota, Florida
  • Marguerite McDonald, MD – Rockville Centre, New York
  • Kevin M. Miller, MD – Los Angeles, California
  • Robert H. Osher, MD – Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jay S. Pepose, MD, PhD – St. Louis, Missouri
  • Scott A. Perkins, MD – Phoenix, Arizona
  • Louis E. Probst, MD – Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Michael B. Raizman, MD – Boston, Massachusetts
  • Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD – Washington, DC
  • Karolinne Maia Rocha, MD, PhD – Charleston, South Carolina
  • Mark Rosenberg – Phoenix, Arizona
  • Sheri Rowen, MD – Newport Beach, California
  • Ehsan Sadri, MD – Newport Beach, California
  • Neda Shamie, MD – Beverly Hills, California
  • Mitchell C. Shultz, MD – Encino, California
  • Jonathan D. Solomon, MD – Bowie, Maryland
  • Kerry D. Solomon, MD – Mount Pleasant, S. Carolina
  • Christopher E. Starr, MD – New York, New York
  • P. Dee G. Stephenson, MD – Venice, Florida
  • Audrey R. Talley Rostov, MD – Seattle, Washington
  • Shachar Tauber, MD – Springfield, Missouri
  • Richard Tipperman, MD – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Farrell “Toby” Tyson, MD – Fort Myers, Florida
  • R. Bruce Wallace III, MD – Alexandria, Louisiana
  • Keith A. Walter, MD – Winston-Salem, N. Carolina
  • Gary Wörtz, MD – Lexington, Kentucky

Chief Medical Editors

  • Steven J. Dell, MD – Austin, Texas
  • Robert J. Weinstock, MD – Tampa, Florida

Editors Emeritus

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


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


  • Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed, MD – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Noel Alpins, FRANZCO, FRCOphth – Melbourne, Australia
  • Rosa Braga-Mele, MD – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • John S. Chang Jr, MD – Hong Kong, China
  • Dean Corbett, BSc, MBChB, FRANZCO – Auckland, New Zealand
  • Arthur Cummings, MB ChB, FCS (SA) – Dublin, Ireland
  • Sheraz M. Daya, MD – London, England
  • H. Burkhard Dick, MD – Mainz, Germany
  • Damien Gatinel, MD- Paris, France
  • A. John Kanellopoulos, MD – Athens, Greece
  • Aylin Kiliç, MD – Istanbul, Turkey
  • Erik L. Mertens, MD – Antwerp, Belgium
  • Roger Zaldivar, MD – Buenos Aires, Argentina