Dr. Raviv is a world renowned cataract surgeon, who teaches advanced surgical techniques to surgeons worldwide. His surgical videos tackling complex cataracts are featured on ophthalmology video teaching sites, as well as at local, national, and international ophthalmology meetings; He writes a popular journal column on challenging cataract surgery which covers the latest surgical technique and technologies with expert contributors from around the world.
Dr. Raviv is referred complex cataract surgery from around the US and abroad. High risk monocular patients, pseudoexfoliation, traumatic cataracts, Flomax cataracts, post LASIK cataracts, congenital cataracts, dislocated and colobomatous cataracts, hypermature cataracts, small pupils, post radiation cataracts, shallow eyes and many other conditions are commonly referred and treated by Dr. Raviv. Dr. Raviv has operated on patients that can’t lie flat, that are on blood thinners, or those that have other medical conditions. Restoring eye sight is of paramount importance in maintaining quality of life for all patients and Dr. Raviv’s minimally invasive technique can be performed on virtually all with just topical (eyedrop) anesthesia.
Furthermore, even the most “routine” cataract surgery can become complex. Being able to avoid and handle complications is the hallmark of a surgeon’s surgeon.