April Steinert

Challenges in Ophthalmology with April Steinert

Challenges in Ophthalmology with April Steinert

Access remains one of biggest challenges in ophthalmology

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2019
April Steinert
Access. This word came up repeatedly during my interview with Tom Frinzi, worldwide president of Johnson & Johnson Vision’s surgical…
Challenges in Ophthalmology with April Steinert

Shortage of skilled technicians can lead to inefficient clinics

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 10, 2019
April Steinert
Jane Shuman, MSM, COT, COE, OCS, CMSS, OSC, president and founder of Eyetechs Inc. and, more importantly to me, a long-time friend, recently met me…
Challenges in Ophthalmology with April Steinert

Female health care workers in Nepal on front lines of fighting corneal blindness

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2018
April Steinert
I was rambling through the woods near my home, my furry companions alongside me, of course, hoping the crisp New England fall air and the smell of…
Challenges in Ophthalmology with April Steinert

Even busy physicians should make themselves a priority

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2018
April Steinert
A sudden tropical storm was blowing through Cane Garden Bay on July 21, 2017, at 5:30 a.m. The rain outside produced a loud, steady drumbeat against…
Challenges in Ophthalmology with April Steinert

Elimination of corneal blindness poses large-scale challenge

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2018
April Steinert
I have had the privilege of being a member of the board of directors of SightLife for just more than a year now, and during that time, I have been a…
Challenges in Ophthalmology with April Steinert

Outgoing ASCRS executive director challenged by overregulation in ophthalmology

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2018
April Steinert
I cannot hear or see the acronym ASCRS without conjuring up an image of David Karcher in my head. As executive director of the American Society of…
Challenges in Ophthalmology with April Steinert

Contemplating retirement and the years surrounding it

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2018
April Steinert
Those who know Dick Lindstrom — and I have been blessed to be able to call him a dear friend for many years — know him to be…
Challenges in Ophthalmology with April Steinert

A supportive partner eases the anxiety of ‘jumping off’

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2018
April Steinert
If you have been lucky enough, you have had a “jumping-off point” in your life. A point that when you look ahead, it appears fraught with…
Challenges in Ophthalmology with April Steinert

Taking a chance on Botox paid off for Allergan

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 10, 2018
April Steinert
Visionary. A word often used to describe prescient leaders, which fits Gavin Herbert Jr., founder of Allergan, perfectly. A friend of presidents…
Challenges in Ophthalmology with April Steinert

Mazzo explains challenge of formulating one team with one successful global message

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2018
April Steinert
James “Jim” Mazzo, global president ophthalmic devices for Carl Zeiss Meditec, graciously agreed to sit for my first “Challenges…