Mitchell Jackson

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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…
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Presbyopia therapies revisited

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2018
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
There is that one moment that happens to even premium surgeons when you wake up sometime in your early 40s and you can no longer read the print on…
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Premium surgeons should help patients navigate vicious maze of care access

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2018
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
Premium surgeons face challenges regarding patient care access daily, from access to certain eye drop pharmaceuticals to a growing population of…
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Femto or not, here I come: Premium surgeons take heed

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2018
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
The song “Ready or Not Here I Come (Can’t Hide from Love)” produced in 1968 and sung by The Delfonics is what comes to my mind as a…
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Should premium surgeons consider DREAMing when optimizing the ocular surface?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2018
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
When performing refractive and/or refractive cataract surgery, premium surgeons must pay attention to the ocular surface in order to achieve premium…