Slade Discusses The Opportunities, And Challenges, Of New Technology

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Throughout his career, Stephen Slade, MD, has been an early adopter of new ophthalmic technologies, being among the first to use LASIK, and femtosecond lasers in cataract removal. As a seasoned early adopter, Slade expresses some reservations around new “back-office” technologies in his practice – namely EMRs. Despite these concerns, he sees great potential for more therapeutic approaches including Google’s contact lens. Hear Slade’s unique perspective on the role innovation will play in ophthalmology.

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Stephen Slade

Stephen Slade, MD

Stephen Glenn Slade graduated from the University of Texas (Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) with a final, elective year spent at Guy’s Hospital in London. He completed a residency at LSU in New Orleans and fellowships at Baylor College of Medicine and Project ORBIS in New York.

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