Ophthalmology Business Minute Tips: The Technology Adoption Life Cycle

The Technology Adoption Life Cycle AAOE Ophthalmology has been viewed as one of the more technologically advanced medical and surgical specialties. But not all of us have the same technology-adoption habits. How do you convince colleagues that some technologies could increase efficiencies, lower costs and ultimately raise revenues for your practice? The decision to purchaseContinue reading “Ophthalmology Business Minute Tips: The Technology Adoption Life Cycle”

Cataract Surgery Pearls for the Young Surgeon

Join us for High Yield Cataract Surgery Pearls for the Young Cataract Surgeon Monday,  4:30PM – 5:30PM Session: 516    Location: NORTH 22 Robert F. Melendez, MD, MBA Uday Devgan, MD Tom Oetting, MD, MS Sitting Position Wound Construction Capsulotomy tips Hydrodissection Techniques for disassembling the cataract VI.IOL Technologies VII. Advanced IOL technology tips from toric toContinue reading “Cataract Surgery Pearls for the Young Surgeon”

Burnout term is burning out…replaced with Moral Injury or “F Factor?”

I have been reading a lot about burnout and moral injury. Why is this issue important? Depression is on the rise within medicine and the physician suicide rate is nearly 2x that of the general population and even higher when compared to the military.  This is absurd and appalling to me and we should notContinue reading “Burnout term is burning out…replaced with Moral Injury or “F Factor?””

Is Twitter Dying for the Ophthalmologist??

Is Twitter dying for the Ophthalmologist? Rob Melendez, MD, MBA and Pavan Angadi, MD We performed a study to investigate whether ophthalmologists are joining Twitter at an increasing rate and to determine whether they are more active on the site. We searched  for ophthalmologists using the following terms: “ophthalmologist”, “ophthalmology”, and “eye surgeon.”  We foundContinue reading “Is Twitter Dying for the Ophthalmologist??”

The Art of Delegation

  The Art of Delegation Rob Melendez, MD, MBA As you move along in your leadership position as chief resident, stop and reflect on ways to involve others more in your goals. As a leader, one of your jobs is to promote others. Seek to include others in as many projects as possible. For example, asContinue reading “The Art of Delegation”

Cataract Tips for Young Surgeons. Academy Cafe Sat. 130-300 pm. #aao2015

Ophthalmology Business is focused on business topics relevant to the entrepreneurial ophthalmologist. It offers editorial, opinion, and practical tips for physicians running an ophthalmic practice. It is a companion publication of EyeWorld. Source: Ophthalmology Business – APR 2010

Preparing for Premium IOLs: Getting Started with Limbal-Relaxing Incisions to Correct for Astigmatism – American Academy of Ophthalmology #aao2015 Academy Cafe, Saturday 1:30-3:00 pm

Why do you need to learn how to perform limbal-relaxing incisions? Limbal-relaxing incisions (LRIs) are used alone and in combination with implantation of toric Source: Preparing for Premium IOLs: Getting Started with Limbal-Relaxing Incisions to Correct for Astigmatism – American Academy of Ophthalmology

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