Richard L. Lindstrom

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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…
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Intravitreal injection guidelines compatible with practice patterns in anterior segment surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2015
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Endophthalmitis remains one of the most feared complications after any surgical procedure that enters the eye, and to me, an intravitreal injection…
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DME treatment plan should be customized for each patient

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 25, 2015
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
It is estimated that 8.3% of the U.S. population has diabetes, or about 26 million people. For these patients, diabetic macular edema is the most…
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DMEK will eventually show superiority in hands of expert surgeons

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2015
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
The Eye Bank Association of America was founded in 1961 with 25 member eye banks. Today, 78 member eye banks harvest approximately 120,000 corneas…