Cornea Crosslinking: Making Crosslinking Accessible and Viable for Your Patients and Your Practice

Presented by John Berdahl, M.D.

You probably already know what crosslinking is and why it’s so valuable, but how do you make it work for you, your practice, and your patients?

Join board-certified ophthalmologist John Berdahl, M.D. from Vance Thompson Vision as he explains the science behind crosslinking and how to make it accessible for your practice and your patients.

As one of the foremost experts in crosslinking, Dr. Berdahl will walk you through:

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The science, protocols, and economics of crosslinking.

✓ What options and alternatives are available to you.
✓ Methods to make crosslinking work in your practice and for your patients.
✓ How to increase accessibility for your patients.

 

Meet the Presenter: John Berdahl, M.D.
Dr. Berdahl practices at Vance Thompson Vision in Sioux Falls, SD as a specialist in advanced Corneal, Refractive, Cataract, and Glaucoma Surgery. He earned his medical doctorate, graduating with honors from Mayo Medical School in Rochester, MN and finished his internship at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ. He completed ophthalmology residency at Duke University where his published work, research, teaching and care of patients brought him many honors including best resident and national recognition as first place winner of the Resident Writers Award. Dr. Berdahl pursued additional advanced surgical training at one of the most coveted cornea and glaucoma fellowships in the country at Minnesota Eye Consultants. As a fellow he received the Claes Dohlman Award from Harvard University, which is given to the top cornea fellow in the country.
 
Originally from Hills, MN, Dr. Berdahl graduated from Augustana College and taught and coached at Hills-Beaver Creek prior to entering medical school. Dr. Berdahl has published numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed articles and his extensive research has been presented nationally and internationally. His commitment to those in need is demonstrated by his leadership role in EyeCare America (which provides free eye care to underserved) and the numerous surgical mission trips he continues to participate in worldwide. 
 
Dr. Berdahl lives in Sioux Falls with his wife Tamme, son Tommy, and daughter Anabel. His main interests include outdoor activities, reading, SCUBA diving, community involvement, and spending time with family.
 
Dr. Berdahl was recently selected as one of the top 40 ophthalmologist under 40 years old in the world and the top young physician in South Dakota.