CLEO 2012 (Optical Society of America)

Posted by on Mar 21, 2012 in Engagements

CLEO 2012 (Optical Society of America)

May 9, 2012 (San Jose, CA) Speaking | “Femtosecond Technology Comes of Age in Ophthalmology” During the past decade, the femtosecond laser has emerged to become widely used in refractive surgery.  This process began with LASIK and now continues with cataract surgery, the two most widely performed surgical procedures (elective surgery and traditional surgery, respectively) in the US and likely worldwide.  This talk will review the history of commercialization of this technology. Panel Description: The introduction of femtosecond lasers to improve vision has revolutionized...

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Made in America: The Return of Innovation

Posted by on Dec 20, 2011 in Blog

 If you find yourself wondering what’s happened to innovation and the ability for Americans to invent new products, you will want to watch this video tour of Tech Shop SF, a member-based place (Kinda like your high school woodshop… On ste

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Made in America: The Return Of Innovation

Posted by on Sep 11, 2011 in Videos

Made in America: The Return Of Innovation

Made in America: The Return Of Innovation   If you find yourself wondering what’s happened to innovation and the ability for Americans to invent new products, you will want to watch this video tour of Tech Shop SF, a member-based place (Kinda like your high school woodshop… on steroids!) where people can bring their dreams to life by prototyping new product concepts. Have you seen that little “square” that attaches to the iPhone and iPad for credit card transactions? It was invented at Tech Shop, and it is among hundreds of new ideas coming to the marketplace....

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IOLMaster 500 and Integration of the Holladay 2 Formula for IOL Calculations

Posted by on Sep 9, 2011 in Published Works, Report

IOLMaster 500 and Integration of the Holladay 2 Formula for IOL Calculations

The IOLMaster®, first launched as a novel approach to obtaining biometric data, has evolved over the past decade to become the predominant device and standard routine as part of a surgeon’s IOL calculations prior to cataract surgery. Previous surveys by SM2 Strategic have documented its value as a tool in modern cataract surgery as well as the ongoing improvement of the platform in terms of both speed and ability to accurately read through dense cataracts…. Tags: Carl Zeiss Meditec, Cataract surgery, surgery, Standard, Cataract, IOLMaster 500, SM2 Strategic, Innovation, modern...

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Ideas in Action: Back to Basics

Posted by on Apr 2, 2008 in Blog

April 2, 2008 I have to admit I’ve been a longtime fan of Starbucks. Not so much of their coffee, but of their founder, Howard Schultz. As a man who is driven by something far greater than financial success, he returned to his role as CEO at the beginning of this year amidst concern that the world’s largest purveyor of gourmet coffee had lost some of its focus. You may recall hearing the news that Starbucks locations in the US, all 11,100 of them, closed one afternoon in February for a 3-hour training session involving 150,000 workers. Some might view this as a big hit to revenue,...

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