Cutting Edge Cataract Care: Cases and Considerations 
COPE #90330-PO
Event #128738


The optometrist’s role in managing the cataract patient is vital for successful outcomes. Preoperative and postoperative considerations are best handled in the optometrist’s clinic and it is imperative that OD’s understand preoperative considerations, technological advances, IOL options, and postoperative considerations. This course, using a case-based approach, will provide all of the necessary tools for an optometrist to provide state of the art cataract care. *Video was recorded at during our Island Eyes Conference on January 2024.


• Understand key preoperative cataract considerations the OD needs to address before making a referral for cataract surgery
• Understand current and future IOL options available
• Understand the current and future technology associated with cataract surgery
• Understand cataract surgery drug delivery considerations to improve patient compliance with postoperative medications
• Understand how to manage the unhappy postoperative cataract patient
• Understand how to manage a variety of postoperative complications associated with cataract surgery

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Getting to know our speakers

Dr. Justin Schweitzer

Dr. Justin Schweitzer specializes in advanced glaucoma, refractive surgical clinical care, and anterior segment pathology at Vance Thompson Vision.  He graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, OR.  In 2012 he pursued his dream to focus on glaucoma, advanced anterior segment surgery care and pathology, joining Vance Thompson Vision in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Dr. Schweitzer is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at The Illinois College of Optometry and regularly lectures on glaucoma, anterior segment pathology, refractive surgical clinical care, and surgical management.   

Dr. Schweitzer is a member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society, a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, Scleral Lens Education Society, American Optometric Association, Intrepid Eye Society, Optometric Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Society, and South Dakota Optometric Society and has had multiple articles published in scientific journals.  Dr. Schweitzer has research interests in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery and biomechanical properties of the cornea as it relates to glaucoma.