Archive for August 2021
Better than 20/20?
When we talk about vision testing, we usually consider people reading eye charts. A visual acuity of “20/20” means that we expect someone to be able to see that part of the chart from 20 feet, and we think that that person can see the chart from 20 feet. So, if the second number (the…Read More
Sometimes when we perform cataract surgery, the cataracts are so dense that we have to modify our technique. In order to properly see what we are doing, we sometimes need to use a dye with these dense cataracts. The dye I use is called Trypan Blue, and it is a deep royal blue color. It’s…Read More
Dr. Gabor Scharioth
There is a technique in eye surgery in which parts of lens implants are directly placed into the wall of the eye. Typically, this is not how lens implants are placed. However, this technique can be helpful in certain complicated eye situations. I recently learned that one of the first doctors to describe this technique…Read More
Up until recently, I was filling out an extra form about patient status since I am practicing in the Covid-19 era. This detailed form about things like patients sleep apnea status was only for surgical patients. I believe it has been about two weeks that I have not had to fill out the form. Whew–what…Read More