Mitchell Jackson

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Advances in drug delivery: Less is more

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2020
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
The world of perioperative medications associated with cataract surgery for the premium surgeon is evolving rapidly. We have gone from the days of…
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Hail to the chief: Revisiting lessons learned by Dick Lindstrom

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 10, 2020
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
There are only so many opportunities as a premium surgeon to experience words of wisdom from one of our own chiefs in the field of eye care. OSN…
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Bringing ‘scatter’ back: enhanced conversions and outcomes

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2020
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
With the new year in full blossom and it being 2020, patients will now be expecting 20/20 vision at the minimum. As premium surgeons, is 20/20 even…
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2019 year in review: Fight blindness

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 10, 2020
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
As I approach 6 years straight of writing this monthly Premium Channel column, my favorite time of the year is my annual Top 10 list. As premium…
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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…