A New Era in Healthcare: ALPHAEON

Posted by on Nov 11, 2013 in Blog

  Earlier this month, we witnessed the birth of a new company called ALPHAEON. Those attending the recent American Society of Plastic Surgery in San Diego saw first-hand the debut of a company dedicated to improving patient outcomes as well as patient experiences.   ALPHAEON is the brainchild of Robert Grant, an industry executive who has been a client of mine while at the helm of multiple companies in the self-pay segment including Biolase (laser dentistry), Allergan Medical (Botox, Latisse, Juvederm) and Bausch + Lomb Surgical (LASIK and lens-based refractive surgery). He is an...

Read More

PREMIUM PRACTICE TODAY: New Paradigms in Premium Practice Development

Posted by on Feb 27, 2012 in Editor

PREMIUM PRACTICE TODAY: New Paradigms in Premium Practice Development

This is not your father’s cataract practice. Few truths are more reliable than the old yarn that change is the only constant. Although change is the great equalizer, the way that surgeons and practice administrators deal with it is what separates those who embrace—and even invent—the future from those who remain steeped in the past…             Download the full blog       ...

Read More

Combining Placido and OCT Imaging Technologies: Bringing Diagnostic Power to Corneal Analysis

Posted by on Apr 18, 2011 in Published Works, Report

Combining Placido and OCT Imaging Technologies: Bringing Diagnostic Power to Corneal Analysis

The ability of ophthalmic clinicians to evaluate the cornea has improved dramatically over the past quarter century. From the era of manual keratometry, new methods of imaging and analyzing corneal structure have emerged and have moved corneal care from an analog to a digital world… Tags: Technology, Carl Zeiss Meditec, SM2 Strategic, combining placido, Structure, corneal analysis Download the full article   ...

Read More

Wavefront-Guided Custom Cataract™ Surgery

Posted by on Apr 17, 2011 in Published Works, Report

Wavefront-Guided Custom Cataract™ Surgery

A New Value Proposition for Cataract surgeons In the spring of 2009, WaveTec Vision (Aliso Viejo, CA)began commercializing a new device for cataract surgeons based on a simple premise: providing refractive information during the procedure would help improve clinical results achieved following the procedure… Tags: Data, WaveTec Vision, surgeons, Results, Vision, Cataract, Simple, surgery, intra-operative, Procedure Download the full article   ...

Read More

Laser Cataract Surgery: the Next New Thing in Ophthalmology

Posted by on Mar 1, 2011 in Article, Published Works

Laser Cataract Surgery: the Next New Thing in Ophthalmology

Mainstream consumers’ experiences foster more rapid adoption across the spectrum of technological innovation, including what you have to offer as an eye surgeon. In 2010, ophthalmologists became aware of the next big revolution in the field: using a femtosecond laser to perform cataract surgery. Seemingly out of nowhere, four companies emerged with announcements, booth demonstrations, and approvals… Tags: Refractive Symposium, Experiences, Cataract surgery, Cataract, surgery, Femtosecond Laser Download the full article   ...

Read More