Mitchell Jackson

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Review of 2015: Almost back to the future

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2015
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
It has been more than 107 years since my beloved Chicago Cubs won the World Series. Despite Marty McFly’s observation of the Cubbies winning…
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‘Talking heads’ act as guardians of patient care

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2015
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
The year was 1975, and an American rock band called the Talking Heads, known for pioneering post-punk and new wave music, was discovered in New York…
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Three wishes: What the premium surgeon longs for today

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2015
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
Today’s premium surgeon is constantly challenged with achieving perfect visual outcomes in the world of refractive and refractive cataract…
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Does [pupil] size matter? How premium surgeons can avoid the inevitable

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2015
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
Every day when a premium surgeon enters the operating room to perform ophthalmic surgery, pupillary dilation — the portal to the operative…
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Exciting products on the horizon for dry eye therapy

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2015
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
The world of ocular surface disease has drawn great attention over the last few years, due mainly to the large expansion of diagnostic technologies…
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The burden of technology: Breaking the comfort zone

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2015
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
The multitude of challenges faced by most premium surgeons — from implementation of electronic health records and satisfaction of Meaningful Use and…
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Utilize advanced diagnostics in an efficient manner for best outcomes

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2015
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
As premium cataract refractive surgeons, we are bombarded with a variety of outstanding advanced diagnostic tests to assist us in selecting the best…
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The learning curve: Is it really worth it?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 10, 2015
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
Premium surgeons face many challenges on a daily basis, from managing patient expectations, managing the ocular surface and treating corneal…
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The impact of electrophysiological testing for the premium surgeon

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2015
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
I remember the first time I encountered a patient who required electrophysiological testing. It was more than 20 years ago during my residency…
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Top five fact vs. fiction analysis of femtosecond laser cataract surgery

December 9, 2014
More than 3 million Americans undergo cataract surgery each year, with more than half of them older than 65 years. Cataract surgery as we know it…