Collaborative Cataract Patient Care: Insights on Partnering for Successful Surgical Outcomes

A panel style discussion with John Berdahl, MD*, Justin Schweitzer, OD*, Mitch Ibach, OD*, and Kristopher May, OD*, covering: collaborative care, toric IOL technology, and multifocal IOL opportunity.

*Faculty are paid consultants for Alcon

Collaborative care

Toric IOL technology

Multifocal IOL opportunity


Dr. Berdahl earned his medical doctorate from Mayo Medical School in Rochester, MN, and specializes in advanced cataract, corneal, glaucoma, and refractive surgery. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and his extensive research has been presented nationally and internationally.


Dr. Schweitzer graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, OR, and is currently an Adjunct Clinical Professor at Illinois College of Optometry. A fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, he specializes in advanced glaucoma, refractive surgical clinical care, and anterior segment pathology at Vance Thompson Vision.


Dr. May is a graduate of Southern College of Optometry, a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and now owns a group private practice with three locations in north Mississippi. He currently serves as adjunct and guest faculty at Southern College of Optometry.


Dr. Ibach attended Pacific University College of Optometry where he graduated summa cum laude. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a member of the American Optometric Association, Optometric Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgery Society (OCCRS), and the South Dakota Optometric Association.