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New FDA Approved PanOptix Trifocal Lens by Alcon

PanOptix Trifocal Lens Podcast

Glacial Multimedia CEO Michael Dobkowski interviews Dr. Zarmeena Vendal, a cataract surgeon at Westlake Eye Specialists in Austin, Texas, about the PanOptix Trifocal intraocular lens from Alcon — the first and only trifocal lens approved by the FDA. Dr. Vendal was one of the first surgeons in the US to implant the PanOptix lens during cataract surgery. She explains what makes the PanOptix lens different from other lens implants on the market, who is a good candidate for PanOptix, and the impact of new lens technology on the future of cataract surgery.

Dry Eye Podcast

Michael Dobkowski, CEO of Glacial Multimedia, interviews Austin ophthalmologist Dr. Zarmeena Vendal from Westlake Eye Specialists, about dry eye disease. Dr. Vendal explains symptoms and solutions for dealing with dry eyes and how the treatments have evolved. She also explains why dry eye syndrome is chronically under-diagnosed and some modern causes of dry eyes such as increased screen use and at-home remedies to alleviate associated discomfort.

MIGS Podcast

Fellowship-trained ophthalmologist Dr. Zarmeena Vendal is interviewed by Michael Dobkowski of Glacial Multimedia about minimally invasive glaucoma surgery or MIGS. Dr. Vendal discusses some of the risk factors for developing glaucoma and the best ways to catch and treat the disease. She also explains the two biggest breakthroughs in recent years for finding and diagnosing glaucoma.

COVID-19 Podcast

Austin, Texas-based ophthalmologist Dr. Zarmeena Vendal discusses with Michael Dobkowski, CEO of Glacial Multimedia, about the change in the service landscape of the practice. Dr. Vendal from Westlake Eye Specialists explains all of the changes, small and large, the practice has made in order to keep patients and staff safe. Michael Dobkowski and Dr. Vendal go over new protocols that Westlake Eye Specialists is using to keep the practice serving their patients and keeping people safe.