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2022 EyeWorld Daily News Saturday

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S AT U R DAY, A P R I L 2 3 , 2 0 2 2 | A S C R S A N N UA L M E E T I N G DAILY NEWS vision to 295 million patients global- ly in the past 25 years. But 20.5% of these patients, 74 million, were on medications for ocular hypertension or glaucoma. In and of itself, cataract sur- gery can improve intraocular pressure. "One could argue that cataract surgery alone is the most common glaucoma surgery performed today. Is cataract surgery a glaucoma surgery? I think the evidence supports this fact," Dr. Lindstrom said. Dr. Zaldivar, with April Steinert and Eric Donnenfeld, MD, said it was "a real honor" to deliver the Steinert Lecture. Dr. Lindstrom, with Glaucoma Day Program Chairs Nathan Radcliffe, MD, and Leon Herndon, MD, presented the 2022 Obstbaum Lecture. continued on page 4 continued on page 3 Richard Lindstrom, MD, gives Obstbaum Lecture Roberto Zaldivar, MD, delivers the Steinert Lecture EXPERIENCE DEXTENZA LEARN MORE AT DEXTENZA.COM VISIT BOOTH 1315 © 2022 Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. All rights reserved. DEXTENZA is a registered trademark of Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. PP-US-DX-0411 Now Oering Our First FDA Approved Drug 09/2021 US-DEX-2100225 DEXYCU, the DEXYCU logo, and the EyePoint logo are registered trademarks of EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ©2022 EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Inc. All rights reserved. 480 Pleasant Street, Suite B300, Watertown, MA 02472 ImprimisRx is a registered trademark of Harrow Health Inc. ©2022 ImprimisRx, Inc. All Rights Reserved. IMPO0555Rev1 03/22 12264 1000 Aviara Pkwy, Suite 220 Carlsbad, CA 92011 Booth #2001 Visit us at ASCRS T he Steinert Lecture, named in honor of the late Roger Steinert, MD, is a main feature of ASCRS Refractive Day. Since it was first established in 2017, this lecture has been given by an ophthalmologist who has made significant contributions to refractive surgery. This year, Roberto Zaldivar, MD, delivered the lecture, showcasing his 35-year journey in refractive surgery and sharing how defying standards helped him to create and be involved in the evolution of different techniques and designs. R ichard Lindstrom, MD, delivered the 2022 Stephen A. Obstbaum, MD, Honored Lecture, at Glaucoma Day, focusing on cataract surgery, MIGS, and refractive cataract surgery for glaucoma patients. Nathan Radcliffe, MD, introducing Dr. Lindstrom, said he has more than 45 patents, 75 fellows, is the author of more than 400 papers, and is the namesake for the ASCRS Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, Lecture and Medal, among other accomplishments. Cataract surgery itself is a "modern miracle," Dr. Lindstrom said, restoring

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