Richard L. Lindstrom

Lindstrom’s Perspective

Lindstrom's Perspective

Opportunities expected to grow for oculoplastic surgeons

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
We have two fellowship-trained oculoplastic surgeons in our group at Minnesota Eye Consultants. Both completed 2-year American Society of Ophthalmic…
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MIGS procedures a game changer in glaucoma treatment

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Five years ago, attaching the words minimally invasive or microinvasive to any glaucoma procedure would have been considered by most ophthalmic…
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Applications, advances in cross-linking offer treatment opportunities for variety of patients

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Collagen cross-linking is a very exciting new treatment modality for the ophthalmologist engaged in treating corneal disease.
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AREDS2 continues to provide useful guidance on nutritional supplements

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
The long-awaited results of the AREDS2 were reported at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting. Some of the findings were…
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In-office dispensing may be best way for patients to receive branded pharmaceuticals

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Substitution of a generic pharmaceutical for a branded one prescribed by a physician is extremely common. Nearly 80% of drugs dispensed today…
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Refinements continue to be made in endothelial keratoplasty, transplantation techniques

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 25, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Lamellar keratoplasty has now passed penetrating keratoplasty as the predominant form of corneal surgery.
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EHR adoption draws mixed review

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 10, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Adoption of electronic health records by ophthalmology practices has accelerated in 2013. Ophthalmology was a bit of a laggard in embracing EHRs, as…
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Amblyopia detection requires concerted effort of physicians, community

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
As much as 80% of a child’s early learning is dependent on good vision. It is estimated that 25% of preschool children have…
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Scope and effect of rules regarding transparency, disclosure unknown

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 25, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
It is always a challenge to balance the competing interests of trust generated by transparency and disclosure against personal privacy.
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Expert shares controversial thoughts on presbyopia correction

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, March 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
The surgical correction of presbyopia has been a special interest of mine for 3 decades. In the early 1980s, I was appointed chief medical officer…