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The future of IOL calculations

Our current IOL calculation methods have been improving steadily for the past few decades. When the original SRK formula came out, it worked reasonably well for most average eyes, but not so well for others. The SRK II helped to address those other eyes, but it was...

Learning from colleagues in other countries

Eye clinic charts have such specialized notations that an ophthalmologist can effectively decipher the entire visit no matter the language. You could receive an ophthalmology note from another country and figure out exactly what is going on. Across the globe,...

Follow-up with a patient

About 6 weeks ago, I wrote about a young man who suffered iris damage and developed an exotropia after a penetrating injury from a car accident. I performed a pupilloplasty and strabismus surgery to address both of these issues concurrently. He came back today for his...

Tonga Charity Trip

The Kingdom of Tonga is a tiny cluster of islands in the Pacific, near Fiji and Samoa, and the first country across the international date line. It is also a country where blindness, principally from cataracts, is so common that the word for blind, “cui,” is the same...