Richard L. Lindstrom

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Numbers help tell the story of glaucoma diagnosis, treatment

October 30, 2014
In general, if we can put a number on something, it is easier to understand and interpret. Advanced diagnostics along with older well-established…
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Numbers help tell the story of glaucoma diagnosis, treatment

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2014
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
In general, if we can put a number on something, it is easier to understand and interpret. Advanced diagnostics along with older well-established…
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Careful planning can still lead to great opportunities in ophthalmology

October 14, 2014
Depending on where one touches the elephant, the perception on the current environment and future opportunity for ophthalmology can be quite…
Lindstrom's PerspectivePublication Exclusive

Careful planning can still lead to great opportunities in ophthalmology

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2014
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Depending on where one touches the elephant, the perception on the current environment and future opportunity for ophthalmology can be quite…
Lindstrom's PerspectivePublication Exclusive

Third-party payer ratings, social media grading sites more meaningful for physicians

October 3, 2014
We are all aware of the multiple ratings that we doctors and the institutions where we work are subjected to every year. There is for me, as a…
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Third-party payer ratings, social media grading sites more meaningful for physicians

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 25, 2014
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
We are all aware of the multiple ratings that we doctors and the institutions where we work are subjected to every year. There is for me, as a…
Lindstrom's PerspectivePublication Exclusive

Telehealth technology may be key to adequate screening of patients with diabetes

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 25, 2014
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
As I discussed in a previous issue, but worth repeating, diabetes affects 382 million people worldwide, fully 3.3% of the population. The…
Lindstrom's Perspective

Femtosecond laser continues to make inroads in cataract surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2014
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Femtosecond lasers create ultrashort high-energy pulses in rapid succession. These pulses strip electrons off molecules, creating optical breakdown…
Lindstrom's Perspective

Knowledge in ocular genetics will be expanded to more common diseases

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2014
Amazing progress is being made in our understanding of the genetic basis of a broad group of ocular disorders. The gene abnormalities in the rare but…
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All eye care practitioners should utilize point-of-care testing

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2014
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology-sponsored RAND Study completed in the 1990s, approximately 30% to 40% of both an…