Richard L. Lindstrom

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Suprachoroidal devices an exciting step in treatment of POAG

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2015
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Approximately 3.5 million people in the U.S. have primary open-angle glaucoma, and the number in the world is at least 60 million. In addition, it is…
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Ophthalmologists need to be aware of possibility of Ebola in eyes of survivors

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2015
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Ebola virus, or EBOV, is one of five known viruses in the genus Ebolavirus. It is a very small single-stranded negative-sense RNA virus. It mutates…
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Pursuit of ideal presbyopia-correcting IOL continues

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2015
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
The options available for the surgical correction of presbyopia with an IOL implant continue to expand. The potential indications for the treatment…
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After decades of research, Kamra inlay offers cornea-based treatment for presbyopia

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 25, 2015
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
We now have our first FDA-approved intracorneal inlay for the surgical treatment of presbyopia, the AcuFocus Kamra inlay. I have been involved with…
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Cataract surgery embodies power of innovation cycle

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2015
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
The innovation cycle is critical to product development and also to enhancing care delivery. In the innovation cycle, an unmet need is recognized…
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Evolution of pediatric ophthalmology beneficial for patients, practitioners

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2015
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
The cover story in this issue of Ocular Surgery News is a round table chaired by our section leader in pediatric ophthalmology, Robert S. Gold, MD…
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Innovative technique variations offer options in difficult cases

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2015
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth, is an amazingly innovative surgeon and a prolific writer and educator. He has popularized the so-called…
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Anterior segment surgeons can take steps to manage diabetic patients who need cataract surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2015
Diabetes and cataract are both age-related diseases. The median age that a patient undergoes cataract surgery in the United States is now…
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Collaborative effort focuses on safety, vision health of astronauts

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2015
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Space is a hostile environment for the human body. We are all aware of the great risks taken in being rocketed into space and returning to Earth…
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Access to compounded medications critical for ophthalmologists, patients

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 25, 2015
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
I strongly believe access to compounded pharmaceutical products is critically important for the ophthalmologist and especially for patients. This is…