The Cataract Surgery Dance

My practice is closed on Mondays, but I (happily) drive through LA traffic to staff residents in the cataract OR at USC. Residents spend their final year of residency perfecting this beautiful but dangerously precarious dance 💃🏻 as follows: 1️⃣ The cataract (a hard, cloudy lens) is skillfully broken up Read more…

Keep That Glass Half-Full

🍷 Glass half-empty: This past Saturday, I had to operate (15 cataracts and 5 LASIK) for 13-hours straight with little time to rest and eat in between. 🍷 Glass half-full: This past Saturday, I had the privilege of caring for 20 people who entrusted me to restore their sight during Read more…

Super Surgery Weekend

Survived another Super Surgery Weekend! And boy what a weekend it was. Did 40 👀 cataract surgeries back to back. Once a month, we do cataract surgery 4 days in a row from Thursday until Sunday. We do this for the convenience of our patients so they don’t have to Read more…