Richard L. Lindstrom

Lindstrom’s Perspective

Lindstrom's Perspective

OCT helpful in managing glaucoma, but more advancements needed

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 25, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Every ophthalmologist encounters glaucoma patients in their practice, but it is the comprehensive ophthalmologist who follows the majority of…
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Expert shares controversial thoughts on presbyopia correction

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 10, 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…
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One surgeon’s approach to complex cataract cases

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
The cataract surgeon is frequently confronted with a patient with preoperative lax or missing zonules and intraoperative damage to zonules or the…
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Future of medicine lies in digital health

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 25, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Smartphones and tablets are rapidly becoming an integral part of everyday life, including the practice of medicine. I recently had the pleasure of…
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Ophthalmologists need to be realistic about economic environment

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 25, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Ophthalmology is facing a “fiscal cliff” of its own as we enter 2013. I would like to share a few personal thoughts that I hope will…
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Ocular surface management critical to patient satisfaction

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 10, 2013
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Proper management of the ocular surface is now recognized as a critical factor in surgical outcomes and patient satisfaction, especially in the…
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SightLife program in India focuses on reducing corneal blindness through transplants

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 25, 2012
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
There is a high prevalence of untreated corneal blindness in the developing world. The World Health Organization estimates that there are 4.8 million…
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SD-OCT key to better diagnosis and management of AMD

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2012
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
I have written several commentaries about the expanding role of optical coherence tomography in both the subspecialist’s and the comprehensive…
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Strong network serves US patients who require corneal transplants

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2012
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
The most common live tissue transplant performed in America is some form of a corneal transplant. We who perform these transplants and those patients…
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Venture capital and private equity firms vital to innovation in ophthalmology

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 25, 2012
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Strathspey Crown is an opportunity for the practicing ophthalmologist to participate in and support innovation in ophthalmology.