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The era of denial: Why are so many patients delaying care?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2016
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
With a larger number of people living longer, it is no surprise to see a similar rise in the number of patients having cataract surgery —…
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A little microburst goes a long way

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2016
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
Since introducing femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery, or FLACS, to my weekly cataract armamentarium 4 years ago, I have gone through many…
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Rules of engagement for the premium surgeon

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2016
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
Rules of engagement, or ROE, are rules followed by either military forces or individuals that define the circumstances, degree and manner in which…
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Approaching the macula from the premium cataract surgeon perspective

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2016
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
Premium cataract surgeons face the daily decision of whether to offer cataract surgery patients the option of multifocal IOL or other advanced IOL…
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Are dry eye spas worth adopting?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2016
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
As I embark on my 3-year anniversary of the Premium Channel column, the evolution of dry eye therapy has drastically changed since I first wrote…
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Order of Merit: Conquering the post-refractive surgery IOL outcome

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2016
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
The Order of Merit as we know it today is a special honor awarded to individuals for great achievement in the fields of arts, learning, literature…
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Checklists vs. checkmate: Reproducibility key to premium surgery success

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2016
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
Every day we are challenged as premium surgeons with an unusual preoperative diagnostic measurement, intraoperative unexpected complex situation…
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The learning curve: Ways to perfect premium surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 10, 2016
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
A learning curve, by definition, is a graphical representation of the increase of learning with experience. A learning curve can be used in two main…
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The era of digital eye strain: Is it worth it?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2016
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
Recently my 17-year-old son signed a professional eGaming contract to play League of Legends, the largest worldwide computer competition game. He…
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A cheer to the new year with presbyopia correction

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 10, 2016
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
It is that fun but reflective time of year again when all premium surgeons chanted the famous Scots poem “Auld Lang Syne,” written by…