Mitchell Jackson

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Returning the favor: Never too late to give back as a premium surgeon

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
As the holidays approach, I always think of how I can return the favor for all the success and privileges I have had as a premium surgeon. The…
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Diamonds are forever: Perioperative options optimize cataract surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
There is an old phrase that “diamonds are forever” because of the strength and resilience a diamond represents when people use their…
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Digital karma: Making the right choices as a premium surgeon

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2019
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
We all know what karma refers to — in Hinduism and Buddhism, it is “the sum of a person’s actions in this and previous states of…
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Pop goes the weasel: Avoiding posterior capsule rupture

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2019
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
So, what makes a premium surgeon think about a nursery rhyme in the first place? Weasel means coat, and it was traditional for even poor people to…
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Stop, drop and roll: Premium cataract surgeons remain prepared

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2019
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
Every day a premium cataract surgeon steps into the OR, he or she must remain prepared for the unexpected even in “routine” cases…
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Toric IOL alignment achieves higher levels of success

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 10, 2019
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
In the era of modern-day premium cataract surgery, I wonder how 1,386,254.5 D of astigmatism were left uncorrected last year, and that same trend…
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Intacs: Do they work and whatever happened to them?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2019
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
Originally approved by the FDA in 1999 for the treatment of low myopia ranging between –1 D to –3 D sphere, Intacs segments, now from…
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All cataracts go to heaven

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2019
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
“Heaven will be the perfection we’ve always longed for.” This quote by Billy Graham is not too different from what we encounter in…
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The Edmiston 6: Key rules for a successful refractive cataract fellowship

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 10, 2019
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
Traditionally, anterior segment fellowships have been more in line with a pure corneal track with exposure to penetrating keratoplasty…
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2018 year in review: Celebrate life

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 10, 2019
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
The year 2018 brought a number of serious life challenges for me personally but a few high moments to keep me moving forward. I lost my younger…