Uday Devgan, MD, focuses his blog on premium-channel IOLs, including accommodating, multifocal, toric, and other innovative designs. Current techniques, research, trials, issues, and case studies will be presented with an emphasis on surgical and clinical pearls for maximizing patient results.

Learning from colleagues in other countries

June 16, 2014
Uday Devgan, MD

Eye clinic charts have such specialized notations that an ophthalmologist can effectively decipher the entire visit no matter the language. You could receive an…

Cost of generic ocular steroids varies

June 4, 2014
Uday Devgan, MD

Every week, I work with ophthalmology residents in the operating room at a county hospital to teach them surgical techniques, primarily in cataract surgery. The patients…

Photo quiz: Corneal edema after uneventful cataract surgery

December 31, 2013
Uday Devgan, MD

This patient had uneventful cataract surgery 2 weeks earlier and presents with 20/25 vision with some peripheral corneal edema and persistent cell and flare (Fig. 1)…

$1 million mistake? Not for ophthalmologists

September 24, 2013
Uday Devgan, MD

The title of a recent CBS article certainly grabbed my attention, “$1 Million Mistake: Becoming a Doctor.” With a title like that I just had to click on the…

Extra caution needed in cataract surgery for retinitis pigmentosa cases

August 30, 2013
Uday Devgan, MD

Patients with retinitis pigmentosa develop cataracts earlier in life and surgery for these patients presents some challenges. While these patients have relatively soft…

Should ophthalmologists-in-training be allowed to use a femtosecond laser to assist in cataract surgery?

August 1, 2013
Uday Devgan, MD

I was communicating with a colleague who was adamant that ophthalmology residents should not use a femtosecond laser to assist in cataract surgery since it would hinder…

On-label and off-label discussions

June 18, 2013
Uday Devgan, MD

My residents were surprised when I explained to them that there are two distinct kinds of physician meetings and that the content of each is markedly…

Treating an anatomic problem vs. providing an improved functional outcome

May 22, 2013
Uday Devgan, MD

A patient presented to me recently with a history of cataract surgery in the left eye done a year ago.He had a wide superior scleral tunnel incision and what appeared to…

Remembering Dr. Stephen Ryan – the giant and the gentleman

May 8, 2013
Uday Devgan, MD

While a medical student at USC, I was fortunate to interact with Stephen Ryan, MD, as both dean of the medical school as well as professor of ophthalmology. He will…

Interesting presentations highlight Oregon meeting

March 15, 2013
Uday Devgan, MD

I had the pleasure of recently attending the Oregon Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting in Portland. I enjoyed connecting with many colleagues and friends, including…