Ophthalmology Quicksand Chronicles Episode #11 | ASCRS
Ophthalmology Quicksand Chronicles Episode #11   |  LISA ARBISSER: The Fluidics Fumble: (Don’t) Feel the Burn
October 2021

Watch—or listen—to this episode of Ophthalmology Quicksand Chronicles where our hosts are joined by the legendary Dr. Arbisser. Dr. Arbisser is not only a tremendous surgeon but her contribution to ophthalmology through education, research, and mentorship have created a lasting effect in the field of ophthalmology. Dr. Arbisser is known for teaching surgeons how to watch for the signs and avoid complications.

In this episode, we will give a glimpse into her wealth of knowledge about one of her own quicksand moments and how this surgical quicksand moment helped her evolve to become even greater. Dr. Arbisser takes us through a case of a patient with a dense cataract and astigmatism. In the blink of an eye, the imbalance of fluidics causes a wound burn. Learn how to become resilient while navigating one of the most feared complications of cataract surgery.

Thank you to our episodes sponsors, Bausch + Lomb and Diamatrix.

Featured Guest
Lisa Arbisser, MD
Dr. Lisa Arbisser completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Iowa. Dr. Arbisser is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Utah Moran Eye Center, a frequent visiting professor at many residency programs and a former president of the American College of Eye Surgeons. 
Podcast Hosts
Nicole R. Fram, MD
Dr. Nicole Fram is a board-certified ophthalmologist with an expertise in refractive and complex cataract surgery, anterior segment reconstruction, and corneal transplantation. She is the managing partner at Advanced Vision Care in Los Angeles, CA and the Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology at the Stein Eye Institute, UCLA and serves as an attending surgeon at the West Los Angeles Veteran’s Hospital.
Elizabeth Yeu, MD
Dr. Yeu is a nationally recognized leader and influential physician and educator in the eye care industry. She is actively involved in clinical research of new technologies and therapies to enhance overall vision and ocular health. She is highly regarded for her commitment to exceptional patient outcomes by incorporating novel therapeutics and advanced surgical techniques into her practice.

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