Entries by Paul Stern

What is Your Vision?

Partnering with Surgical Direct Inc provides your OR with the industry’s best cataract outsourcing service available. Behind the scenes, our Practice Growth Team works on your behalf to learn what your vision is for your practice, and we help you with a map to get there successfully. We replace the obstacles with a growth-centric infrastructure […]

Why a Cataract Outsourcing Partnership makes sense in 2019

Welcome to 2019! The 2019 National Cataract Reimbursement rates were just released. ASC reimbursements slightly dropped from 2018, and hospital reimbursements remained the same. There has never been a better time to try mobile cataract services. A cataract outsourcing partnership with Surgical Direct raises your efficiency and profitability when it comes to cataracts. Efficiency on […]

The Growing Need for Cataract Instruments

The Situation with Sterilization. Surgical procedures, in general, require a lot of instrumentation to be sterilized in preparation for surgery. Like all specialties in surgery, ophthalmology requires very specific instrumentation. When we are talking about ‘cataract instruments’, we are talking about the ophthalmic instruments (cataract tray), the phaco handpiece, and IOL insertion devices. One notable […]

Are you using the right Ophthalmic Microscope?

Technology does make a difference. Today’s ophthalmic market offers outstanding options in regards to microscopes. Just like the phaco market, microscopes have adapted new advanced technologies in the last decade that far outweigh the years before. We’ve encountered many different personality types in our surgeons. Some prefer to use what’s comfortable to them, regardless of […]