Dr. Sheldon Herzig


Dr. Sheldon Herzig is one of the world’s most respected and experienced laser eye surgeons. He has pioneered the development and application of leading-edge technologies in advanced cataract and refractive surgery. He has also done extensive work on the use of ultrasound and foldable lenses in advanced cataract surgery and the development of outpatient cataract surgery. Dr. Herzig’s work with thousands of patients has led to technique innovations on which he has lectured extensively around the world. He is respected by the medical community worldwide for his publications, scientific papers and formal presentations.

Advances in Intraocular Refractive Surgery

The presentation will be a discussion of the indications and contraindications for the various IOL options in Refractive Cataract Surgery and Refractive Lens Exchange. A discussion of the Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) will be included. Topics will include patient selection, complications and their management, and the role of Optometry in dealing with these highly motivated patients and the management of their expectations. New IOLs about to become available will be presented.