Robert Osher, MD

Cataract meeting outgrows Naples, moves to Amelia Island in 2018
Year in review: Cataract surgeryLooking back over the past year and into the near future, Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, Robert H. Osher, MD, and Mark Packer, MD, spoke to Ophthalmology Times about developments in diagnostic products and other tools used in cataract surgery. In addition, they discussed combination microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) and office-based surgery as new trends.
Cataract surgery 2016: News from the pharmaceutical frontA review of some of the most significant advances in medications for cataract surgery during the past year revealed a mix of the expected with a few surprises.
Lee Nordan, MD, innovator in refractive surgery, remembered
Lee Nordan, MD, innovator in refractive surgery, rememberedLee T. Nordan, MD, known to the ophthalmic community as one of the leading and innovative refractive surgeons, passed away Dec. 21, 2015 at the age of 69 from glioblastoma, a rare and extremely aggressive form of brain cancer. To his colleagues, Dr. Nordan was a legend—someone who was not afraid to dream of the impossible, speak his truth, and invest his time and effort into bringing out the best in his fellow surgeons.
Remembering ophthalmic pioneer Dr. Robert SinskeyGifted surgeon, innovator, teacher, humanitarian, and life changer. These are the words used to described Robert Sinskey, MD, by some of his closest ophthalmic colleagues.
Magnitude, axis of astigmatism vital to toric IOL alignment, but no consensus on best measureThough it is generally agreed that accurate identification of the magnitude and axis of astigmatism is essential in order to choose the right toric power and correctly position it, there is no strong consensus about which measurement is best to base magnitude and axis decisions. Results from a recent clinical survey support this trend.
‘Telling It Like It Is!’ enhances already-robust lineupThe fourth annual “Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is!” meeting here Jan. 16 to 19, 2014, promises to cover more ground than ever—adding sessions on glaucoma, retina, optical coherence tomography, cornea, neuro-ophthalmology, and practice management.
‘Telling It Like It Is!’ sums state of cataract surgeryThird annual meeting delivers on innovative educational program