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    Webinar series brought to you by Abbott

    WEBINARSERIES

    Topic: Femtosecond Lasers

    Webinars:

     

    Practice Management: Tips and Tricks Regarding Femto Cataract Surgery

    Presented by:

    Jeffrey Martin, MD
    Assistant clinical professor of Ophthalmology
    State University of New York,
    Stony Brook

    Jeffrey Martin, MD

    Assistant clinical professor of Ophthalmology
    State University of New York Stony Brook
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    Dr. Martin is an assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at the State University of New York Stony Brook and is chief ophthalmologist at St. Catherine of Sienna Hospital. In addition, he devotes time to teaching resident ophthalmologists at the Northport Veterans Administration Medical Center. For the last several years, Dr. Martin has been selected for inclusion in "Top Doctors: New York Metro Area" by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. He has also been selected to receive “Patient Choice" and "Compassionate Doctor" awards.

    Dr. Martin is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and is a member of the Medical Society of the State Of New York, the Suffolk County Medical Society, and the New York State Ophthalmologic Society.

    Practice Management: Tips and Tricks Regarding Femto Cataract Surgery

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    Duration: 60 minutes

    Abstract:
    The first in a 4-part series, this webinar focuses on ways to incorporate femtosecond laser into your practice and explain how to market the technology to patients
    Get the femtosecond laser tips and tricks you need from a top ophthalmologist, including:

    • Pros and cons of purchasing a system for a surgical practice
    • Productive discussions with patients about the utility of the system
    • Offering financing options for patients considering cataract surgery
    • Surgical scheduling options if you utilize manual & laser cataract surgeries

    Why I Changed My Mind About Femtosecond Laser

    Presented by:

    Alan Aker, MD
    Medical Director
    Aker Kasten Eye Center

    Alan Aker, MD

    Medical Director
    Aker Kasten Eye Center
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    Dr. Aker is a distinguished graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and earned his medical degree from New York Medical College. In his desire to maintain the highest possible standards as a surgeon, he became a charter member of the American College of Eye Surgeons and has served as President of both the College as well as its certifying board, the American Board of Eye Surgery.

    On various occasions, Dr. Aker has participated in FDA studies and has lectured extensively throughout the years at meetings such as the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society for Cataract & Refractive Surgery and the American College of Eye Surgeons. Dr. Aker has also lectured nationally and internationally on functional vision as it pertains to intraocular lenses.

    Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) Clinical Guideline on Reducing the Risk of Preterm Birth and Potential Treatment in Certain At-Risk Women

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    Duration: 60 minutes

    Abstract:
    Are you unsure if femtosecond laser is the right fit for your practice?
    Let Dr. Alan Aker tell you why he was skeptical, but ultimately changed his mind about femtosecond laser. Dr. Aker will discuss:

    • The history of femtosecond laser development for cataract surgery
    • The keys to rapid adoption in the local community
    • Key features that impact patient outcomes and overall safety
    • Workflow issues that impact the ease of surgeon use

    Seamlessly Integrating Femtosecond Laser into Your Surgical Practice

    Presented by:

    Thomas Clinch, MD
    Managing partner
    Eye Doctors of Washington

     

     

     

     

     

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