Robert H. Osher, MD

Phaco turns 50
Phaco turns 50As the ophthalmic community celebrates 50 years of phacoemulsification (phaco) innovation, surgeons and industry alike mark its progress since the inspiration for the procedure came to Charles Kelman, MD, after a visit to the dentist.
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.
Cataract meeting outgrows Sarasota, moves to Naples in 2016The annual “Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is!” meeting has grown so much that after five years, it has had to relocate from Sarasota to Naples, Florida, to accommodate all the attendees and exhibitors.
'Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is!' re-engineered for 5th yearPlanning for the fifth year of “Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is,” set for Thursday, Jan. 15, to Sunday, Jan. 18, is well under way and meeting organizer Robert H. Osher, MD, promises “more faculty, more topics, and a lot more fireworks” for this latest gathering here.
Automation injects ‘superb’ control during IOL insertionUpgrade may make traditional manual lens delivery a thing of the past