Richard L. Lindstrom

Lindstrom’s Perspective

Lindstrom's Perspective

New approaches increase visual recovery in CRVO, BRVO patients


Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2012
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
The diagnosis of central retinal vein occlusion or branch retinal vein occlusion is usually made initially by the comprehensive ophthalmologist…
Lindstrom's Perspective

Looking back on the innovation, insight of Charles Kelman

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2012
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Ophthalmology lost one of its greatest innovators and most unique personalities, Charles D. Kelman, MD, in 2004.
Lindstrom's Perspective

Progress being made to improve FDA approval process

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 25, 2012
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
There are many important constituencies that are critically dependent on America remaining active in research and development into new drugs and…
Lindstrom's Perspective

Ophthalmologists need to be aware of and monitor online reputations

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2012
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
For most ophthalmologists, patient word of mouth remains the major source of new patients. The concept that providing high-quality care in a…
Lindstrom's Perspective

Synthetic keratophakia finds its place in surgical treatment of presbyopia

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 25, 2012
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Synthetic keratophakia is the broad category that defines the placement of a plastic lens in the cornea to correct a refractive error. The first of…
Lindstrom's Perspective

Surgeons find ways to deal with costs of noncovered tests for cataract surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2012
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
The ophthalmic surgeon is free to order any test he or she believes might be helpful in planning surgery for a preoperative cataract patient, but…
Lindstrom's Perspective

Glaucoma may transition to surgery-first management

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2012
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
The medical treatment of primary open-angle glaucoma by the ophthalmologist has some similarity to the treatment of hypertension by the primary care…
Lindstrom's Perspective

Ophthalmologist plays important role in recognizing and reporting child abuse

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2012
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Shaken baby syndrome is associated with retinal hemorrhage, subdural hematoma and cerebral edema resulting in increased intracranial pressure. It is…
Lindstrom's Perspective

Vitrectomy offers several advantages over other procedures for retinal detachment repair

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2012
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Retinal detachment, whether rhegmatogenous, exudative/serous or tractional, remains a major sight-threatening event that is commonly encountered in…
Lindstrom's Perspective

OCT now a tool for the comprehensive ophthalmologist

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 10, 2012
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Optical coherence tomography has moved from being a tool primarily utilized by the retina subspecialist to one increasingly present in the…