Richard L. Lindstrom

Lindstrom’s Perspective

Lindstrom's Perspective

Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, shares thoughts on his tenure with OSN

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 25, 2014
The following is excerpted from an interview with Richard L. Lindstrom, MD.
Lindstrom's Perspective

Cataract surgery in patients with diabetes poses challenges

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 10, 2014
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Diabetes mellitus affects 285 million people worldwide, and the number of people afflicted is expected to double in 10 years. The majority…
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Evolution of pediatric ophthalmology continues

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 25, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Thirty-five years ago, after completing a 3-year residency in ophthalmology and 2 years of fellowship training in cornea, anterior segment surgery…
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Active pressurization another step in advancement of phaco procedure

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Phacoemulsification is the preferred method of cataract removal in all advanced countries. The first machine commercialized was the Cavitron 6000 in…
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Continuing advances contribute to understanding, treatment of vitreomacular interface diseases

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Diseases of the vitreomacular interface are very common in the comprehensive ophthalmologist’s and retina specialist’s practice, and…
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Topical steroid, NSAID, antibiotic an ideal therapy before cataract surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 25, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Topical steroids have been used to control inflammation after cataract surgery with lens implantation since the time of Sir Harold Ridley. Ridley…
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Astigmatism management vital to successful refractive surgery practice

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Both lower-order aberrations, such as myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism, as well as higher-order aberrations, such as spherical aberration, coma…
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Alzheimer’s disease produces a costly social, economic burden

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 25, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Alzheimer’s disease was first identified by Aloysius Alzheimer, a German psychiatrist, in a published case report in 1915. The pathology…
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Dialogue between physicians, regulatory oversight agencies critical to patient safety

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
In medicine, “Safety first” — or, if we go back to Hippocrates himself, “Primum non nocere,” or “First, do…
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Expect increased investment, innovations in the field of presbyopia treatment

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 25, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
According to the 2012 U.S. Census Bureau Statistical Abstract, there are 140 million people in the U.S. who are in the presbyopic age group of 40…